The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) have revealed the logo for the AFC Asian Cup China 2023™.
The ceremony on Friday, 22 October was held in conjunction with the opening ceremony of the competition’s first completed stadium – the Shanghai Pudong Football Stadium – one of 10 to be used for the tournament.
The logo was revealed via a dazzling and immersive display that showcased the vibrant new logo through projection mapping and Augmented Reality, as well as being projected on select iconic buildings across Shanghai’s skyline.
“Over the years, each host nation has left a significant mark on Asian football, and we know that China PR will stage our greatest ever tournament in 2023,” AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa said.
“The AFC is pleased to mark our latest milestones and, on behalf of the Asian football family, I would like to congratulate the Local Organising Committee and the Venue Organising Committees of the 10 host cities for their commitment and efforts.
“The LOC continues to make great progress with the preparations to stage a memorable event, and I wish the Chinese Football Association, the LOC, the VOCs and all our stakeholders the very best of success in staging a truly world-class event.”
The AFC Asian Cup China™ will be held from 16 June to 16 July 2023.