Bahrain Football Association Secretary-General Ibrahim Al-Buainain revealed the proposed new date for organizing the AFC U-16 Junior Cup finals, which his country will host to be held from November 26 to December 15 this year 2020.
The tournament was scheduled from September 16 to October This year.
Al-Buainain said in a statement to "Agence France Presse" that "the decision to postpone came after continuous meetings with the AFC Competitions Committee, and as part of the precautionary measures to prevent the outbreak of the new Corona virus epidemic (Covid 19).
" The tournament kicks off in Bahrain until the last week of November, pending final approval and approval of the period proposed by the AFC Competitions Committee. "
It is noteworthy that the UAE national youth team among the participants in the continental championship, and finally launched its trainings, via the videoconference system, in preparation for the upcoming finals.
The junior team qualified for the finals well, after its leadership of the sixth group that included the teams of Kyrgyzstan, Iraq and Lebanon, where he collected the full score (nine points).