AFC U-16 Women’s 2017 Championship Draw Results
Hosts Thailand for the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship 2017, will look to avenge their defeats by China PR in the 2013 and 2015 editions, as they were grouped together once again in Group A along with, Korea Republic and Laos.
The holders DPR Korea will play with 2015 second-placed Japan, Australia and Bangladesh after the draw was made today at AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The eight (8) teams have been drawn into two (2) groups of four (4) teams each, and are scheduled to play a one-round league, with the top two (2) teams in each group – four (4) teams in total – qualifying for the semi-finals. The two (2) winners of the semi-finals will advance to the final, and the two (2) losing teams will contest third and fourth place.
The tournament will be set in Chonburi, Thailand on September 10th to 23rd 2017.
The competition also serves as the qualifiers for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018, with the top three ranked teams at this year’s AFC U-16 Women’s Championship going on to represent Asia.
Fixtures To Follow: