TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has appointed Indonesia to host the U-19 Asia Cup 2020 qualification scheduled from November 2 to 10, 2019.
The All-Indonesia Football Association (PSSI) warmly welcomed the AFC's decision, the association said on its official website on Friday, May 3.
"PSSI lauds the AFC's decision. As one of the countries with the highest enthusiasm over world football, we are determined to welcome the Asian public's trust by preparing well for the event," PSSI Secretary General Ratu Tisha Destria said.
Indonesia will not only serve as the venue of the U-19 Asia Cup 2020 qualification but has also been endorsed as one of the hosts of the U-16 Asia Cup 2020 qualification scheduled for September 14-22, 2019.
For the U-19 Asian Cup 2020 qualification, Indonesia, along with Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam will host the event for the east zone. Meanwhile, Bahrain, Iraq, Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Tajikistan will host the event for the west zone.