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2020 AFC U23 championship: Awaiting for big clash South Korea U23 vs Iran U23

2020 AFC U23 championship: Awaiting for big clash South Korea U23 vs Iran U23

Let us come to the fixtures and schedule of 2020 AFC U23 championship which organizes in Thailand, with the presence of South Korea U23, Japan U23 & Iran U23.

The final round of the 2020 AFC U23 championship will take place from January 8th to January 26th, 2020 in Thailand.

At the AFC U23 Championship 2020 draw, the host Thailand U23 is located in Group A with very strong opponents like Iraq, Australia and Bahrain. Group B is a 'death table' consisting of Qatar, Japan U23, Saudi Arabia and Syria.

Group C is considered the most balanced by the presence of defending champions Uzbekistan, Korea, China and Iran. Of these, South Korea and Iran are the two leading continental football giants who have repeatedly qualified for the FIFA World Cup. Moreover, South Korea U23 was the only team to reach the AFC U23 semi-finals three times in the previous tournaments.

2020 AFC U23 championship: Awaiting for big clash South Korea U23 vs Iran U23

Accordingly, the group stage will take place from January 8th to January 16th, 2020. The quarter-finals are held on January 18th and 19th, the semi-finals taking place on January 22.

The third match will take place on January 25th and the final is held on Sunday, January 26th, 2020.

At the 2020 AFC U23 championship, matches will be played in Rajamangala Stadium (Bangkok, 49722 seats), Tinsulanon (Songkhla, 45,000 seats), Thunder Castle (Buriram, 32,600 seats), and Thammasat (Pathum Thani, 25,000 seats) ).

2020 AFC U23 championship is also the 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifier. The top 3 teams except the Japanese host will win tickets to the Olympics.

2020 AFC U23 championship group stage fixtures (all time GMT+8)

18:15 January 8: Iraq U23 vs Australia U23 (Group A)

21:15 January 8: Thailand U23 vs Bahrain U23 (A)

18:15 January 9: Uzbekistan U23 vs Iran U23 (C)

18:15 January 9: Qatar U23 vs Syria U23 (B)

21:15 January 9: Japan U23 vs Saudi Arabia U23 (B)

21:15 January 9: South Korea U23 vs China U23 (C)

18:15 January 10: Vietnam U23  vs UAE U23 (D)

21:15 January 10: North Korea U23 vs Jordan U23 (D)

18:15 January 11: Bahrain U23 vs U23 Iraq (A)

21:15 January 11: Thailand U23 vs Australia U23 (A)

18:15 January 12: Saudi Arabia U23 vs Qatar U23 (B)

18:15 January 12: Iran U23 vs South Korea U23 (C)

21:15 January 12: China U23 vs Uzbekistan U23 (C)

21:15 January 12: Syria U23 vs Japan U23 (B)

18:15 January 13: UAE U23 vs North Korea U23 (D)

21:15 January 13: Jordan U23 vs Vietnam U23  (D)

21:15 January 14: Thailand U23 vs Iraq U23 (A)

21:15 January 14: Australia U23 vs Bahrain U23 (A)

18:15 January 15: Uzbekistan U23 vs South Korea U23 (C)

18:15 January 15: China U23 vs Iran U23 (C)

21:15 January 15: Qatar U23 vs Japan U23 (B)

21:15 January 15: Saudi Arabia U23 vs Syria U23 (B)

21:15 January 16: Vietnam U23  vs North Korea U23 (D)

21:15 January 16: Jordan U23 vs UAE U23 (D)

Quarter-finals

18:15 January 18: First B vs Second A

21:15 January 18: First A vs Second B

18:15 on January 19: First C vs Second D

21:15 January 19: First D vs Second C

Semi-finals

18:15 on January 22: Win Quarter-finals 1 vs Win Quarter-finals 4

21:15 January 22: Win Quarter-finals 2 vs Win Quarter-finals 3

Third-place match:

21:30 on January 25: Lost of Semi-finals

Final:

20:30 on January 26: Win of Semi-finals