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Result of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup Jordan 2018 qualifiers draw
The draw for the AFC Women’s Asian Cup Jordan 2018 qualifiers took place today in which twenty-one nations learned their opponents.
The draw tool place today in the Jordanian capital of Amman and featured Korea Republic, Thailand, Vietnam, Jordan, Myanmar, Chinese Taipei, Uzbekistan, Philippines, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Bahrain, Islamic Republic of Iran, India, Palestine, DPR Korea, Guam, Iraq, Singapore, Syria, Tajikistan and the United Arab Emirates.
AFC Women’s Asian Cup Jordan 2018 Qualifiers Draw Result
Group A: [A1] Jordan [A2] Philippines [A3] Bahrain [A4] Iraq [A5] UAE [A6] Tajikistan (hosts)
Group B: [B1] Korea Republic [B2] Uzbekistan [B3] Hong Kong [B4] India [B5] DPR Korea (hosts)
Group C: [C1] Thailand [C2] Chinese Taipei [C3] Lebanon [C4] Palestine (hosts) [C5] Guam
Group D: [D1] Vietnam (hosts) [D2] Myanmar [D3] IR Iran [D4] Syria [D5] Singapore
Japan, Australia and China PR have received automatic qualification into the eight-team finals as the three highest-ranked women’s national teams from the last AFC Women’s Asian Cup. Jordan as hosts also received automatic qualification but wanted to still participate in the qualifiers, so if they finish top of the group the runner-up of their group will also qualify.
The group winners of each of the four qualifying groups will qualify for the finals in Jordan.
The qualifiers will kick off on April 3, 2017. The finals, which will be held from April 7 to 22, 2018, will also serve as the Asian qualifiers for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019.
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