The Busan Football Association and Busan Metropolitan Government submitted an application to host the East Asian Football Federation E-1 Championships this year.
The competition will be held from December 7 to 18 with South Korea being the host country.
This year’s EAFF E-1 Championship will be divided into male and female teams. For men, Korea, Japan, China and Hong Kong will participate. South Korea, North Korea, Japan, and China will play in the women’s division.
South Korea has won four titles, including back-to-back in 2015 and 2017 in the men ‘s division.
The women’s team won the inaugural competition in 2005. North Korea has won three consecutive victories in 2013, 2015 and 2017.