Hao Wei names China PR training squad for Thailand 2020
Beijing: China PR head coach Hao Wei has announced a squad of 34 players in preparation for the AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020 in January.
Hao Wei, who replaced Guus Hiddink at the helm in September, picked seven Shandong Luneng players to complement his roster for Thailand 2020, which also serves as the qualifying tournament for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Bangkok: The draw for the eagerly anticipated AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020 will take place on Thursday in Bangkok as the Continent’s top 16 teams discover their opponents for the tournament scheduled from January 8-26.
There is extra significance for this edition of the AFC U23 Championship as the top three teams will join Japan in qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in July.
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020 official draw takes place in Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday.
Besides the prestigious regional title, the 15 teams will also be vying for three berths to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, with Japan having already having qualified as hosts.
Part two of the-AFC.com’s countdown to the draw takes a look at how Australia, China PR, Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, Korea Republic, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Vietnam sealed their places in the 2020 Finals.