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AFC U-16 Women’s Championship 2017 Qualifiers Draw

The official draw for the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship 2017 qualifiers was concluded in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday.

Teams: Korea Republic, Uzbekistan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Chinese Taipei, Australia, Myanmar, India, Bangladesh (hosts), Vietnam (hosts), Philippines, Jordan, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, Guam, Iraq, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Northern Mariana Islands, Pakistan, Palestine, Singapore and Thailand (hosts)

The top four teams from the last edition – DPR Korea, Japan, China PR and Thailand (who expressed a desire to also play in the qualifiers) – have directly qualified for the finals. The seedings for the U-16 women’s competition draw were based on the rankings in the 2015 edition held in China.

Draw Result:

Group A:

A1 Thailand (hosts)

A2 Myanmar

A3 Jordan

A4 Guam

A5 Laos

A6 Pakistan

 

Group B:

B1 Korea Republic

B2 India

B3 Philippines

B4 Malaysia

B5 Northern Mariana Islands

B6 Lebanon

 

Group C:

C1 Islamic Republic of Iran

C2 Chinese Taipei

C3 Bangladesh (hosts)

C4 United Arab Emirates

C5 Kyrgyzstan

C6 Singapore

 

Group D:

D1 Uzbekistan

D2 Australia

D3 Vietnam (hosts)

D4 Hong Kong

D5 Palestine

D6 Iraq

 

Each group will play a one-round league in a centralised venue.

 

Match Schedule:

Matchday 1:

3v1

4v6

2v5

 

Matchday 2:

1v5

2v4

3v6

 

Matchday 3:

5v3

6v2

1v4

 

Matchday 4:

4v5

6v1

2v3

 

Matchday 5:

5v6

3v4

1v2

 

The winner from each group (total four teams) will qualify to the finals (eight teams in total). If Thailand finish top of their group in the qualifiers, the second-placed team from the same group will also qualify to the final competition.

 

The qualifiers will be played from August 27th to September 4th, 2016.

 

Source courtesy of: the-afc.com

 

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