China gives up 2023 Asian Cup hosting rights: AFC

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China has relinquished its rights to host the 2023 Asian Cup finals due to the COVID-19 situation in the country. The AFC said a decision about the hosting of the tournament would be revealed in due course. The Asian Cup is the latest international sporting event to be affected by China's attempts to tackle the pandemic.
China gives up 2023 Asian Cup hosting rights: AFC
7 days ago·Beijing, China

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Times of India

China gives up 2023 Asian Cup hosting rights: AFC

China will not host the AFC Asian Cup final round next year in view of the surging COVID-19 cases in the country, the continent's football governing body said on Saturday.

7 days ago·Mumbai, India
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Reuters

China gives up 2023 Asian Cup hosting rights, Asian Football Confederation says

China will no longer host the 2023 Asian Cup finals due to the COVID-19 situation in the country, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on Saturday, adding that it will decide on a new host in due course.

7 days ago·United Kingdom
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News18 India

China Back Out from Hosting AFC Asian Cup 2023 Amid Rising Covid-19 Cases

Chinese Football Association informed the Asian Football Confederation that they will not be able to host the AFC Asian Cup 2023

7 days ago·India
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The Hindu

China gives up 2023 Asian Cup hosting rights citing COVID-19 situation

The event was due to be held in 10 cities from June 16 to July 16 next year

7 days ago·India
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NDTV

China Withdraws As 2023 Football Asian Cup Host Due To Pandemic

China has withdrawn as the 2023 Asian Cup host due to the coronavirus, football officials said Saturday, with Beijing's strict zero-Covid strategy dealing another blow to the country's sporting ambitions

7 days ago·New Delhi, India
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The Star Kuala Lumpur

China withdraws as 2023 football Asian Cup host due to pandemic, says AFC

China has withdrawn as the 2023 Asian Cup host due to the coronavirus, football officials said Saturday, as the country battles its worst outbreak since the early days of the pandemic.

7 days ago·Malaysia
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