The FIFA U-20 World Cup 2023™ will be taking place in Argentina, according to the Bureau of the FIFA Council. Fans around the world can look forward to this prestigious tournament being hosted in South America, after Indonesia was removed from hosting duties and the Argentinian Football Association (AFA) put forward a bid. FIFA delegation members recently visited Argentina to inspect the proposed venues and infrastructure, and they were clearly satisfied with what they saw, as the hosting agreement has been signed. Players and fans alike can now start looking forward to an unforgettable tournament in a soccer-mad country.
Get ready for an exciting summer of soccer as the FIFA U-20 World Cup’s return is just around the corner. The tournament, set to take place from May 20 to June 11, 2023, will feature six groups of four teams with each nation battling it out for the title of world champion. Argentina, the host, will be hoping to add another accolade to their impressive trophy cabinet as they replace Indonesia in the competition. Having won the tournament on six occasions – the most by any nation – Argentina comes into the event as one of the favorites. The country boasts an illustrious footballing history and hosted the U-20 World Cup back in 2001, showcasing their ability to organize world-class sporting events. It’s sure to be an unforgettable tournament, so mark your calendars and get ready to cheer on your nation.
FIFA is delighted to announce that this year’s edition of the FIFA U-20 World Cup will take place in Argentina, as the home of the world champions opens its doors to the tomorrow’s superstars of world football. I would like to thank the AFA and particularly its President Claudio Tapia, as well as the governmental authorities, for their commitment to hosting this magnificent event at such short notice.
The U-20 World Cup plays a key role in FIFA’s efforts to promote youth football across the world. Since 1977, this tournament has featured some of the greatest players of the past decades, including Diego Armando Maradona, Lionel Messi, Paul Pogba, Erling Haaland and many others. Having this year’s edition taking place in a country that lives and breathes football will be a tremendous inspiration for the stars of tomorrow.
said FIFA President Gianni Infantino
The anticipation for the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2023™ is mounting as the new hosts have been confirmed and the Official Draw is set to take place on Friday 21 April at the Home of FIFA in Zurich. Fans, players, and coaches alike are eagerly awaiting the announcement of which teams will be matched up against each other in the group stages. Although further details are yet to be revealed, the excitement surrounding the event is already palpable. Football enthusiasts will undoubtedly be glued to their screens as the best young talents in the world come together to compete for the prestigious U-20 World Cup title.