Recently it became known that the Kuwait Football Association will not be able to host the Asian Under-23 Championship qualifying matches of group "D". It should be noted that this group includes the national teams of Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh and Uzbekistan.
Well-known Uzbek football expert Alisher Nikimbayev said in a telegram channel that AFC is looking for a replacement for Kuwait, and offered Saudi Arabia and Uzbekistan to hold qualifying matches. As a result, it became known that the qualifying tournament will be held in Tashkent.
For information, the first matches takes place on October 27.