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U23 Thailand might lose their ticket to AFC U23 Championship Final

Thứ sáu, 10/05/2019 13:31 (GMT+7)
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Thai media wrote Thailand might lost its host to hold AFC U23 Championship 2020, which takes away their direct ticket to the Finals.

Recently, Siam Sport released an article in which revealed that AFC sent its supervisors to Thai and check the preparation of the host ahead of the finals and they were very disappointed.

Siam Sport wrote: “ Jin Ho-yoon, leader of the supervising team, arrived Thailand on April 30 to examine the facility ahead of AFC U23 Finals. They checked Chiang Mai, Thammasat University, Songkhla stadium but none is ready.

AFC will recheck on October, so we need to accelerate to complete everything. In the worst case, Thailand will lost the host and be replaced by another country.

AFC U23 Championship is the first level tournament of AFC, the top 3 will get to Olympic Tokyo 2020. Hence, AFC wants to ensure the best facility to be prepared.

In the Qualifiers, Thailand and Vietnam were in the same group K. Gama’s side clinched 2 triumphs against Indonesia and Brunei. However, in the final clash again Vietnam, ‘Changsuek’ was thrashed terribly and finished second. They also could not secure a place in top 4 best second teams.

In AFC U23 Championship, U23 Vietnam, as the runner up, will be placed in the first seed pot with U23 Thailand, U23 Uzbekistan, U23 Qatar. Despite its pot 1 advantage, U23 Vietnam is likely in the group of death.