Kuala Lumpur ( 26 December 2012) – The Philippines Football Federation was given the right to bid to host 2014 AFF Suzuki Cup after ASEAN Football Federation accepted their letter of nominations.Philippines would host their first time of a biennial regional football tournament of Southeast Asia. Philippines and Singapore will not be hosting together because Singapore and Vietnam have already submitted their hosting application to ASEAN Football Federation. However, AFF have declared Philippines and Malaysia to join the bidding along with Singapore and Vietnam to host AFF Suzuki Cup 2014. This would be very interesting dual clash of the four countries becoming the next host of ASEAN Football Championship Cup( AFF Suzuki Cup). Only the AFF Committees would determined which of these two candidates will host the next tournament; the committees will vote at next AFF Council for session 2013 on the month of February. The Football Association of Malaysia and The Philippines Football Federation will need submit their hosting application to ASEAN Football Federation before on January 14, 2013.
Philippines Football Federation (PFF) general secretary Edwin Gastanes said ” I’m very honored for AFF given us the green light to bid to host AFF Suzuki Cup 2014. This will be our first time to host a regional football tournament in here. This is good present after all and Malaysia is prefect counterparts”