2018 was definitely a fantastic period in football. It was a remarkable year which saw France lift the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia with Real Madrid lifting the UEFA Champions League for the third time- back to back.
Football fans around the Globe really enjoyed the year 2018. Well, guess what? 2019 is as well going to be a more significant year in football. Today we will work you through some of the major football events and competitions that will take place in 2019.
Let’s Walk You Through The 8 Major Footballing Events That Will Take Place in 2019.
- AFC Asian Cup 2019
2019 will begin with the AFC Asian Cup. It will be the 17th edition of the top Asian football competition. The venue of the tournament will be held at the United Arab Emirates and will last from 5 January to 1 February 2019, and we know you are definitely going to enjoy it.
Although, Australia is the current defending champions, and 24 teams will see through the tournament.
- FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019
Then the FIFA U-20 World Cup football contest with also take place as well in Poland. The year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup will be the 22nd edition of international men’s youth football championship happening every two years. Twenty-four (24) teams will compete for it, and Poland will host it for the first time. Also, The defending champions England won’t be competing in this year’s edition.
- FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019
Just in time, The most prestigious football tournament for women will also be played in 2019. From the 7th of June till 7th of July 2019, Which as well twenty-four qualified teams from all over the world. They will fight the chance to be crowned the queens of football in the World in the upcoming competition. The United States was champion in the last edition and will be seeking to defend their title as well too.
- Copa America 2019 (Brazil)
After the commemoration contest last year, the prestigious South American competition returns. The 2019 Copa America which will hold from the 14th of June to the 7th of July. It will be the 46th edition of the tournament Copa America. Brazil is the host, and 12 teams will be competing for the championship including Japan and Qatar.
- UEFA Champions League 2019 Final
We had enjoyed watching the group stages of the UEFA Champions League in 2018, and we adore it. In 2019, the elite European tournament will return with more excitement. This time a lot of teams would have bolstered their squad with many transfers that will take place in the January transfer window. The final match of the UEFA will be played in Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain and I know you are going to enjoy it more especially if your team makes it to the final.
- Africa Cup of Nations 2019
The most prominent African football competition will return in 2019, and this time it will be bigger and more entertaining. For the first time, and 24 teams will play the AFCON. Cameroon the defending champions and former host were stripped of their hosting rights. Now either Egypt or South Africa could host the tournament. The competition will be held from 15 June to 13 July 2019.
- CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019 (USA/Costa Rica)
CONCACAF Gold cup 2019, North Americans will also have their major and biggest soccer competition take place in 2019. This year’s edition will be the 15th edition of the CONCACAF Gold Cup and will be hosted from 15 June to 7 July. Sixteen (16) teams will compete for the championship, and it will be the first time with 16 teams. The United States and Costa Rica will co-host the tournament, Am sure you are definitely going to have a great experience.
- FIFA U-17 World Cup Peru 2019
Lastly, The year will end with the 2019 FIFA Under 17 World Cup in Peru. This year’s Under 17 football tournament will be the 18th edition of the youth football championship. Peru will host the tournament for the second time, and it will run between 5 and 27 October 2019.
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