The third edition of the Dubai International Under-23 Olympic Friendly Cup, organized by the Football Association in cooperation with SPORT IAST, will kick off today from 13 to 19, with the participation of eight Asian teams: UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Syria. , Uzbekistan, South Korea, Iraq, and Jordan.

The tournament is part of the Olympic team's preparations for the Asian Under-23 Cup, which will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, in January, and qualify for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, where our team plays in Group D along with the teams of Vietnam, North Korea and Jordan.

Al-Ahli Youth Stadium in Al-Aweer will host the match between Saudi Arabia and South Korea at 15:45 today, and the national team's match with Syria at 19:15, while Diab Awana Stadium at the headquarters of the Football Federation will host the matches of the Iraqi team with Uzbekistan at 15:45. And Jordan team with Bahrain at 19:15.

The coach of the Olympic team, Maciej Skorza, selected 23 players to participate in the international tournament: Hamdan Al-Baroud, Majid Al-Mehrezi (Ittihad Kalba), Yacoub Al Ali (UAE), Khalid Al-Dhanhani, Khalid Al-Balushi, Khalid Al-Hashimi, Mohammed Al-Hammadi (Bani Yas) and Abdulrahman Al-Amri. (Al Jazeera), Majid Sorour (Sharjah), Khalfan Al Nubi, Mohammed Juma (Shabab Al Ahli), Ali Eid Ghamil, Falah Al Junaibi (Al Ain), Saeed Sweidan (Al Nasr), Tahnoon Al Zaabi, Majid Salem, Mohammed Ali, Mohammed Al Shamsi, Mansour Al Harbi , Yahya Al-Ghassani, Abdullah Anwar (Unity), Faris Khalil, Abdulrahman Khamis (Al Wasl).

The technical meeting of the tournament was held yesterday at the FAK headquarters in Al Khawaneej.

The list of the tournament will be adopted by the league system from one role, so that the points difference and then the goal difference, to resolve the winning team of the tournament cup, and in case of a draw is to refer to the yellow and red cards received by the two teams draw.