Tashkent: The AFC U20 Asian Cup™ Uzbekistan 2023 kicks off on Wednesday with 16 teams aiming for the title.
The erstwhile U-19 championship, returning under its new U-20 brand, will also serve as the qualifiers for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Indonesia 2023, which is scheduled to be held from May 20 to June 11.
Saudi Arabia will be aiming to defend the title won in 2018, with the remaining 15 teams also fancying their chances so join the-AFC.com as we take a look at the cast, with the group stage matches to be played in Tashkent and Fergana and the final scheduled for March 18.
Doha: Defending champions Al Hilal SFC will take on Urawa Red Diamonds in the AFC Champions League™ 2022 final after Ramon Diaz’s side dismantled Qatar’s Al Duhail on Sunday with Odion Ighalo hitting four in a comprehensive 7-0 semi-final win at Al Thumama Stadium.
Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal will host the first leg of the final in Riyadh on April 29 before travelling to Japan to take on Urawa at Saitama Stadium on May 6 and the four-time winners will be confident of retaining the title after a remarkable and ruthless display in Doha.