AFC official draw tomorrow
FOOTBALL: The match schedule for the Asian Football Confederation
(AFC) Challenge Cup soccer tournament will be finalised and the official
draw will take place tomorrow, Monday 30th November at the California
Grill at Galadari Hotel, Colombo at 6 p.m.
The officials from the Asian Football Confederation and the Football
Federation of Sri Lanka will be present on the occasion.
The Asian Football Confederation entrusted the Football Federation of
Sri Lanka to host and conduct the AFC Challenge Cup final round matches.
Special Mission from AFC inspected the venues for the matches and they
have 'okayed' said Rukmal Perera, Media Co-ordinator, FFSL. Infact the
work on the improvement of floodlight system at the Sugathadasa Stadium
is in progress and will be ready before end of January.
Nine countries-South Korea, Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, Mynmaar,
Terkmehistan, Thajikistan, Kirkistan and Qatar have qualified to compete
in the final round matches in the championships.