Manama: Bahrain has submitted a joint bid with Saudi Arabia and the UAE to host the FIFA U-20 World Cup, to be held in 2021.
Bahrain Football Association (BFA) has issued a statement confirming the tripartite bid to host the biennial championship.
It described the joint bid as being the first of its kind in the Arabian Gulf region, stressing keenness on hosting mega sporting events.
The world football governing body issued a statement on April 23, urging member states wishing to host the U-20 World Cup to submit their bids, according to Okaz.

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