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Football – FIFA WC U20: Argentina replaces Indonesia (Official)

It’s now official. Argentina will host the U20 World Cup from May 20 to June 11. “FIFA is pleased to announce that the 2023 edition of the FIFA U-20 World Cup will be held in Argentina. The reigning world champion country is opening its doors to the superstars of tomorrow,” said FIFA President Gianni Infantino. “I would like to thank the AFA, and in particular its president Claudio Tapia, as well as the Argentine state, for their commitment to organizing this magnificent event at such short notice.”

The U20 World Cup will bring together 24 teams, four of which are African. Senegal, Gambia, Nigeria and Tunisia will represent the black continent. The competition was initially to be held in Indonesia. But the country was withdrawn the organization. Decision taken after Indonesia made known its desire not to see the Israeli team participate in the competition.

The Bureau of the FIFA Council has confirmed Argentina as the host of the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2023™.


— FIFA Media (@fifamedia) April 17, 2023

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