Qingdao wins bid to host Asian Cup 2023
Qingdao Daily / Qingdao Guan / Qing Bao News. On the morning of December 28, the Chinese Football Association announced the list of cities hosted by the 2021 FIFA Club World Cup and 2023 AFC Men ’s Asian Cup.
After the joint inspection and evaluation of the AFC and the Chinese Football Association, 10 cities including Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Chongqing, Chengdu, Xi'an, Dalian, Qingdao, Xiamen, and Suzhou will become the host cities of the Men's Asian Cup in 2023. It is worth mentioning that only 6 of these 10 cities currently have Super League teams, namely Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Chongqing, Dalian, and Qingdao, including 4 municipalities and 2 sub-provincial cities, and 2 The sub-provincial cities are China's two most famous "football cities"-Dalian and Qingdao, which have sent many international players to Chinese football.
After joint inspection and evaluation by FIFA and China Football Association, 8 cities including Shanghai, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Shenyang, Jinan, Hangzhou and Dalian will become the host cities of the 2021 World Cup.
The men ’s Asian Cup landing in Qingdao in 2023 will have a positive effect on the revitalization of Qingdao football, have a profound impact, and fully ignite the passion of Qingdao fans and the entire city. From a strategic and long-term perspective, Qingdao's hosting of the Men's Asian Cup is of great significance. In the foreseeable future, China, which has received much attention from FIFA, will certainly bid for the world-renowned Men ’s Football World Cup, and Qingdao wants to become a major prerequisite for the men ’s World Cup host city, which is to demonstrate its excellence through the Men ’s Asian Cup. Match ability.
The first meeting of the Qingdao Football Promotion and Promotion Joint Meeting held on May 6 this year proposed the goal of actively creating a brand for football events-fostering influential international events and striving to become the men's football Asia in 2023 The cup and the host city of the future Men ’s Football World Cup truly allow Qingdao ’s football and fashion elements to spread in a wide international space.
As an open, modern, dynamic, and fashionable international metropolis and a nationally renowned "football city", a "land of track and field," and a "sailing capital", Qingdao has successfully hosted 12 competitions in the 2008 Olympic sailing and the 2009 National Games. Events, 2010 World Diving Series, 2011 Sudirman Cup World Badminton Mixed Team Championship, 2015 and 2019 World Leisure Sports Conference, many world top sailing events, three national swimming championships, 2019 CBA All-Star Weekend, etc. With high-standard sports events, they have acquired excellent running ability and accumulated rich experience in running games. They are fully capable of running the 2023 Men ’s Asian Cup.
According to relevant work arrangements, after obtaining the Men ’s Football Asian Cup bid in 2023, Qingdao will build the first professional football stadium in Shandong Province in Chengyang District, known as the “Chinese Football Peach Blossom Source”, and undertake the Men ’s Asian Cup tournament in 2023. It is understood that the Qingdao professional football stadium project includes a professional football field with 40,000 seats, no track and field track and 4 supporting training grounds, and plans to build 1,600 underground parking spaces. The Qingdao professional football stadium project is scheduled to break ground in 2020 and be completed in December 2022. After the Qingdao professional football stadium is put into use, it will fully meet the needs of the majority of fans to watch high-level football matches at a close distance, and further enrich the connotation and extension of the "city of football".
Qingdao won the right to host the Asian Football Cup in 2023, which is the finishing touch of the thriving Qingdao Sports in 2019. In 2019, Qingdao Huanghai Qinggang team succeeded as the Champions League champion in Qingdao. Therefore, Qingdao once again had a Super League team in 6 seasons. In the 2019-2020 season CBA regular season, Qingdao Guoxin Double Star Men's Basketball Team has won the team history. The second longest six-game winning streak, currently with a record of 12 wins and 8 losses, temporarily ranks ninth in the absence of one game, has become a popular team to advance to the playoffs. Looking at the whole country, there are currently only 5 cities in Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Guangzhou, and Qingdao that have "city teams" competing in the CBA league and the Chinese Super League, demonstrating the comprehensive strength, vitality and fashion index of these cities.
(Reporter Sun Fei)
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