AFC Asian Cup 2019 Group Draw Final: The 2019 AFC Asian Cup will be the 17th edition of this tournament. The hype with this tournament is already underway and many consider this as the next big thing after the FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia. It is true that the football fans would want something to watch after the world cup is over. Serving that purpose, the AFC Asian Cup 2019 comes up. This is basically a quadrillion international men’s football championship of Asia. Since it is of Asia, the Asian Football Confederation is organizing the whole tournament. Also, the tournament will be held in the United Arab Emirates. There are a lot of things that you need to know about the tournament since the start is not that far as well. Many news about the AFC Asian Cup 2019 is coming up every day. This includes all the details about the AFC Asian Cup 2019 group draw.
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This is the first time the United Arab Emirates is hosting the AFC Asian Cup after the 1996 finals. All over, they have hosted the tournament twice. Beginning on 5th January 2019 and running till 1st February 2019, it is going to be a treat for the Asian Football fans. The 17th edition will also be the story because this is the first time that the AFC Asian Cup is being contested by 24 different teams. Earlier, there used to be only 16 teams but now it has been expanded.
The selection of the teams was also a big process. The host of the tournament which is UAE automatically qualified for the tournament but the remaining 23 teams had to go through a qualifying competition. This qualifying competition was contested from March 2015 to March 2018. Walking into the tournament, the Australians are going to be the most confident once since they are the defending champions. The stake is also high when it comes to the AFC Asian Cup 2019. This is because the winner of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 will automatically qualify for the 2021 FIFA confederations cup. There is also a possibility that the AFC Asian Cup 2019 can be won by the hosts of 2021 FIFA Confederations Cup who are already qualified. In that case, the runner-up of the tournament will get the opportunity to perform in the next Confederation cup.
AFC Asian Cup 2019 Group Draw- All Details
The teams for the AFC Asian Cup 2019 were selected by various qualifying competitions which ran for years. Now, the 24 teams were divided into six different groups. The main AFC Asian Cup 2019 group draw who was held on 4th May 2018 at the Armani Hotel in The Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
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AFC Asian Cup 2019 group draw happened consecutively into group A to F. The selection of the teams in a group is also strategical. Dividing them into groups had to be actually a hectic job but the Asian Football Confederation did a great job. The process of AFC Asian Cup 2019 group draw is over the teams are divided into groups.
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