All eyes are on the host city Qingdao, Shandong Province, China PR ahead of the draw for the EAFF U15 Men’s Championship 2023.
The draw ceremony for the EAFF U15 Men’s Championship 2023 and the inaugural competition in the EAFF’s new U-Series will take place on Wednesday, 2 August in the host city of Qingdao, Shandong Province, China PR. The draw will assign groups to all nine of the participating teams which are due to kick-off on 1 September.
The draw will take place using a seeding and potting system, with seeding based on the FIFA/Coca-Cola Men’s World Ranking as of 20 July 2023.
The draw will then allocate teams to Groups A & B. The list of seeds and Pots is as follows:
Pot 1 (ranked 1-2): Japan, Korea Republic
Pot 2 (3-4): China PR, Hong Kong China
Pot 3 (5-6): Chinese Taipei, Macau China
Pot 4 (6-7): Mongolia, Guam
Pot 5 (9): Northern Mariana Islands
Watch the draw ceremony of the EAFF U15 Men’s Championship 2023 at 16:00 (GMT+8), on Wednesday, 2 August here