South Korea has been assigned Pot 1 for the 2023 Qatar Asian Cup.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) unveiled the 2023 Qatar Asian Cup draw pots on its official website on the 7th (Korean time).
Originally, the event was scheduled to be held in China from mid-June to mid-July this year. However, the tournament was postponed when China returned the right to host the tournament due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Korea also stepped up to host the 2023 Asian Cup, but Qatar took the hosting rights. Since it is impossible to hold the tournament in Qatar in the summer, it was confirmed that the event will be held in the winter as well.바카라사이트
Korea aims to ‘win’ in this competition. Korea is proud to be the best in Asia, but after winning the first (1956) and second (1960) competitions, it has not held the Asian Cup trophy in its hands for 63 years. In response, Jurgen Klinsmann, coach of the Korean national team, promised to win the Asian Cup. If you reach the top, you will be able to get the trophy back after 64 years.
On the 6th, the schedule was first announced. Based on local time, the draw ceremony for the 24 finalists will be held in Doha, Qatar on May 11, starting on January 12, 2024 and ending on February 10.
The stadium to be used is also known. There are 8 stadiums in total: Altumamar Stadium, Khalifa International Stadium, Jasim bin Hamad Stadium, Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium (Doha), Education City Stadium, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium (Alayan), Al Janoub Stadium (Al Wakrah), Albayt. Stadium (Alhor). The Education Stadium is a place with fond memories for the national team, where they defeated Portugal 2-1 to advance to the round of 16.
And on the 7th, the group lottery pot came out. Qatar (host country 61st), Japan (20th), Iran (24th), South Korea (27th), Australia (29th), Saudi Arabia (54th) in Pot 1, Iraq (67th) in Pot 2 , United Arab Emirates (72nd), Oman (73rd), Uzbekistan (74th), China (81st), Jordan (84th), Bahrain (85th), Syria (90th), Palestine (93rd) Top), Vietnam (95th), Kyrgyzstan (96th), Lebanon (99th), India (101st) in 4 ports, Tajikistan (109th), Thailand (114th), Malaysia (138th), Hong Kong ( 147th) and Indonesia (149th) were assigned. It was divided according to the FIFA rankings announced in April.
The grouping consists of 6 groups of 4 teams, and the top 4 teams among the 6 teams that finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each group advance to the Round of 16 tournament.