AFC Cup has been frozen since March.© Twitter
Asian Soccer Confederation (AFC) has acquired a advice to cancel this yr’s AFC Cup over the coronavirus pandemic, an official informed AFP. The area’s second-tier membership competitors has been frozen since March, and is because of resume subsequent month in 4 host international locations. Nonetheless, three of the 9 teams stay and not using a dwelling. Lebanon’s Hachem Haidar, a member of the Asian Soccer Confederation’s govt committee, mentioned the recommendation to cancel shall be introduced on Thursday. “There’s a advice of cancellation proposed by the competitions committee, and it is going to be introduced to us in the course of the exco (govt committee) assembly by way of video hyperlink,” Haidar mentioned.
Extra particulars on the AFC Champions League, the continent’s showpiece competitors, are anticipated to be introduced after Thursday’s assembly.
The Champions League has additionally been suspended since March and no host nation has been introduced for 2 of its eight teams.
The pandemic continues to unfold worldwide and a number of other international locations in Asia are battling severe outbreaks.
Nonetheless, AFC normal secretary Windsor John mentioned final week that he anticipated the Champions League to be accomplished this yr.
“We stay dedicated and assured of finishing the competitors inside the 2020 calendar yr,” John informed AFP.
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