With this communication, the AHF formally announces the postponement of the Bangabandhu Al-Arafah Islami Bank Junior Asia Cup Dhaka 2020 & the Women’s Asian Champions Trophy Donghae 2020.
As you will be aware, the vast majority of sports events originally scheduled for the coming weeks and months have already been postponed, or are currently being postponed – even a never-before-seen postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has been announced yesterday.
Given this situation and the escalating worldwide Corona virus crisis, the AHF has carefully assessed all aspects of the impact on our events and come to the conclusion that the postponement of the Bangabandhu Al-Arafah Islami Bank Junior Asia Cup Dhaka 2020 & the Women’s Asian Champions Trophy Donghae 2020 is unavoidable to protect the safety and health of our athletes, officials and the broader hockey family and to enable a fair and successful event at a later date.
We are as disappointed as you to see this having become necessary and are working closely with the tournament hosts to finalize new dates as soon as possible.
We greatly appreciate your understanding and cooperation. Please stay healthy and safe.