Riyadh- Minister of Sports Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki Al-Faisal; the President of Saudi 2027 dossier to host AFC Asian Cup finals; launched the joint workshops in Riyadh with Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Friday.
CEO of the dossier, Ibrahim Al-Qassem, also the secretary-general Saudi Arabian Football Federation; presented to the AFC the Saudi plans and strategy for hosting the Asian Cup 2027.
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The five-day inspection visit to the Kingdom by the AFC delegates includes; an inspection of the facilities and plans of the “Saudi Arabia 2027” dossier to host the tournament for the first time in the Kingdom’s history.
During this visit, the Asian delegation will travel through Riyadh, Dammam, and Jeddah; are the three cities chosen by the Saudi Arabian Football Federation, to host the tournament.
The Saudi Arabian Football Federation had officially presented itself to host the tournament in February last year; with a slogan that carried a new vision for the future of Asian football, “Together for the future of Asia,” believing from the dossier that the tournament is for the entire Asian continent.
It is worth noting that the Saudi 2027 bid competes with Qatar, India, and Iran; with the Asian Football Confederation set to announce the winning bid during the coming year 2022 through the voting system for members of the Federation General Assembly.