The 2018 AFC U-19 Championship will be the 40th edition of the AFC U-19 Championship, the biennial international youth football championship organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for the men's under-19 national teams of Asia. It will take place in Indonesia, which was appointed as the host by the AFC on 25 July 2017, between 18 October and 4 November 2018. A total of 16 teams will play in the tournament.
The top four teams of the tournament will qualify for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland as the AFC representatives.Japan are the defending champions.
The following 16 teams qualified for the final tournament.