However, India submitted their expression of interest beyond the deadline that was set for March 2017.
The two teams that were eliminated from the play-off round of the Asian Cup qualifiers were among the four teams that would have qualified for the Solidarity Cup.
It will be hosted by China from 16 June to 16 July 2023.
For the first time, we decided to stage the qualifying matches in centralised venues, as part of our unwavering commitment to ensure above all else, the continued safety and wellbeing of our players, teams, officials and all our stakeholders.
On 28 December 2019, the announced ten cities to host the tournament.
The trophy was redesigned, adding more silver and reduce the black base to just a thin layer down.
The tournament will now kick off on the 4th of June with South Korea hosting Malaysia at home In Incheon.
China was designated to be the host on 4 June 2019, before the , in Paris, France.