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South Korea Selects Eight Host Cities For 2023 AFC Asian Cup Bid

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 22 / 17

South Korea on Tuesday "selected the venues that will host matches for the top Asian football tournament in the event that the country wins its bid" to stage the competition in '23, according to YONHAP. The Korea FA said that eight cities -- Suwon, Goyang, Hwaseong, Cheonan, Jeonju, Gwangju, Busan a...

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