THE drawing of lots ceremony for the ASEAN Suzuki Cup,which has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has been set on 21 September in Singapore.
The tournament, which was not held in 2020, will be held again this year and will be called the 2020 ASEAN Suzuki Cup.
The tourney’s casting lots ceremony is originally scheduled for 10 August but has been postponed to this month due to the epidemic.
The competition will last from 5 December 2021 to 1 January 2022, and the host country will be selected according to the pandemic situation.
The final round of the tournament will be held with a total of 10 teams and will be divided into two groups of five teams each.
The ASEAN Suzuki Cup is the highest-profile event for the Southeast Asian national football teams and the tourney will give the highest cash award of the ASEAN to the winners.
The ASEAN Suzuki Cup has been held regularly every two years since 1996 and was postponed for a year in 2020 due to the global outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Myanmar team has competed in all the previous tourneys. The team has never reached the final of the tournament and only reached the semi-finals. — Ko Nyi Lay/ GNLM