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China set to stage 2023 Asian Cup

China appears poised to land hosting rights to the 2023 Asian Cup after the Korean Football Association (KFA) withdrew its bid for the national team football tournament in favour of focusing on its proposed joint proposal with North Korea for the Fifa Women’s World Cup in the same year.

The KFA has informed the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) of its decision, with the continental governing body set to make a choice on the hosting rights on June 4.

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