KingFahd2StadiumFor the first time, Saudi Arabia will be competing to host the largest football event in Asia- The Asia Cup 2019. The kingdom is joining countries like UAE and Iran bidding to host the Asia Cup soccer tournament.

The Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee’s plan has been approved by the authorities according to president of Youth Welfare, Prince Nawaf bin Faisal.

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah and Deputy premier/Minister of defense Crown Prince Salman have granted permission to the committee for completing the formalities.

-SPA