ASEAN football body to hold virtual drawing of lots event for Suzuki Cup today


The ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) announced this week that a virtual event will be held for the official drawing of lots event of the AFF Suzuki Cup which will take place on 21 September (today).
“The draw will be hosted as a virtual event for the first time in AFF Suzuki Cup history,” officials said.
“As the ASEAN region continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, AFF has decided that for the safety and wellbeing of all involved, the AFF Suzuki Cup 2020 Official Draw will take place virtually from a studio, with the majority of the AFF Member Associations and all stakeholders joining the proceedings remotely from their respective countries,” ASEAN football officials added.
AFF President, Major-General Khiev Sameth, said, “The safety of everyone involved in the AFF Suzuki Cup 2020 is our top priority and we cannot compromise on the health of our teams, partners and stakeholders during these uncertain times. As such, we have decided to host the Official Draw as a virtual event. We feel it is important to proceed with the draw to give teams clarity on their tournament groupings and opponents so as to better prepare for the tournament taking place at the end of the year. We can’t wait to see how the draw pans out, and the action that will unfold in a couple of months.”
Fans across ASEAN can watch the proceeding live on the following channels and platforms including Social Media platforms of AFF Suzuki Cup. — GNLM

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