The AFC U-23 Asian Cup is a football competition between the best international under-23 teams in Asia. It is ran by the Asian Football Confederation. The teams are selected based on good performances in the qualification matches.
Format[change | change source]
The competition format in the 2013 tournament is:
- Sixteen teams will play in the final tournament, including the hosts who automatically qualify.
- Teams are seeded based on the result of the 2010 AFC U-19 Championship.
- Three or four stadiums in at most two cities will be needed to host the tournament.
The host country will be rotated by regions: the region for the first tournament will be decided by draw.
Results[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "AFC announces key competition decisions". The-AFC.com. Asian Football Confederation. August 2, 2011. Retrieved August 21, 2011.