The Saudi Football Association is currently studying the experience of both the UAE and Chinese federations of the game in preparing the hosting file for the 2019 and 2023 Asian Cup tournaments, respectively, according to the Saudi newspaper, Al-Riyadiah, on Sunday, citing sources of its own in the federation who have not revealed their identity.
According to the newspaper, the sources pointed out that the local federation is discussing the files of the two countries to know their advantages, strengths and latest findings, in preparation for Saudi Arabia to submit a file that exceeds all previous files to host the Asian Cup 2027 after its announcement last February to formally submit an application to host it after the Asian Federation announced the game to start to Receiving the files of the unions wishing to organize.
She added that the Saudi Football Federation officials are awaiting the hosting requirements that the Continental Federation will announce next July, in the light of which the actual work begins in preparing the file, which will contain many points, including the Federation's vision of how to contribute to the development of the game.
The files of the hosting request will be attached to the files of Saudi Arabia’s success in hosting the Confederations Cup in three previous versions, the World Youth Cup in 1989, the Asian Youth Cup in 1986 and 2008, and the Asian Youth Cup in 1992, in addition to including the benefits that will accrue to the Continental Federation from this hosting with Clarify the infrastructure, including stadiums, hotels, airports, and all means of transportation.
The Asian Union decided to extend the receipt of applications for nominations until the next 30 and New, as the previous date was on March 31.