UAE to Be Named Host of 2019 AFC Asian Cup: Report

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will reportedly be named as host for the 2019 Asian Cup.

UAE to Be Named Host of 2019 AFC Asian Cup: Report

An official announcement is not due until March but sources close to the UAE FA have told Sport360° they believe their bid will be successful.

The UAE has several tournament-ready stadium: Al Ain’s 25,000-capacity Hazza bin Zayed, the Mohammed bin Zayed in Abu Dhabi which holds 42,056, Zayed Sports City which can accommodate 43,000 and the 30,000 Dubai Cricket Stadium.

It’s while a two-people delegation from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) will come to Iran on February 2 to examine the country's facilities for hosting 2019 AFC Asian Cup.

Iran has previously hosted the editions in 1968 and 1976.

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