Kuala Lumpur: The remaining eight teams discovered their challengers following the official draw ceremony for Round 2 of the AFC U17 Women’s Asian Cup Indonesia 2024™ Qualifiers at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday.
Each group will be played as a single round-robin league format in a centralised venue between September 16 to 24, 2023, with the Host Member Association to be determined at a later stage.
Four teams – the winners and runners-up of each group – will qualify for the AFC U17 Women’s Asian Cup Indonesia 2024™, set to be held from April 7 to 20, 2024.
#U17WAC draw to unveil thrilling Road to Indonesia 2024
Kuala Lumpur: Eight teams will discover their challengers in the official draw ceremony for Round 2 of the AFC U17 Women’s Asian Cup Indonesia 2024™ Qualifiers at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on May 18, 2023 at 3pm local time.
Having each topped their respective groups in the first round of qualifying that took place between April 22 to 30, 2023, the cast of Thailand (Group A), Australia (Group B), Vietnam (Group C), Bangladesh (Group D), Korea Republic (Group E), India (Group F), Philippines (Group G) and the Islamic Republic of Iran (Group H) will be divided into two groups of four for the second and final stage of their qualifying journey.
Kuala Lumpur: Australia and India booked their places in Round 2 of the AFC U17 Women’s Asian Cup™ Indonesia 2024 Qualifiers with wins over Chinese Taipei and Myanmar respectively on Friday.
Australia’s 3-0 win over Chinese Taipei confirmed them as the Group B winners while India edged Myanmar 2-1 to top Group F with the two joining Vietnam (Group C) and the Philippines (Group G) in advancing from Round 1.
Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong, meanwhile, registered wins to set up winner-takes-all meetings in Groups A, D and E respectively while Nepal breathed life into their Group H campaign with victory over Jordan.
Kuala Lumpur: Vietnam and Philippines booked their places in Round 2 of the AFC U17 Women’s Asian Cup™ Indonesia 2024 Qualifiers with resounding wins on Wednesday.
Vietnam defeated Uzbekistan 3-0 to top Group C with two wins while Philippines finished with a perfect record as well after beating Lebanon 2-0 in Group G.
Thailand, Chinese Taipei and Bangladesh, meanwhile, opened their Groups A, B and C campaigns with wins over Northern Mariana Islands, Mongolia and Turkmenistan respectively. There were opening victories for Korea Republic, India and Islamic Republic of Iran as well in Groups E, F and H respectively.
AFC U17 Women’s Asian Cup™ Indonesia 2024 Qualifiers set for kick-off
Kuala Lumpur: With just under a year to go for the AFC U17 Women’s Asian Cup™ Indonesia 2024, 24 teams across Asia will embark on their qualifying journey this Saturday, April 22.
To be played in a single round-robin league format at a centralised venue for each of the eight groups, Round 1 of the Qualifiers for the ninth AFC U17 Women’s Asian Cup™ will run until April 30 with the group winners progressing to Round 2.
#AFCU17W hopefuls discover Road to Indonesia 2024 opponents
Kuala Lumpur: The stage is set for high quality action following the conclusion of the AFC U17 Women’s Asian Cup™ Indonesia 2024 Qualifiers Round 1 draw in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday.
The Road to Indonesia 2024 campaign starts with 29 teams competing in eight groups in Round 1, with the top team from each group to advance to the Round 2 Qualifiers.
Round 2 will have two groups with the top two teams from each group joining the three highest seeded sides from the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship Thailand 2019 - defending champions Japan, DPR Korea and China PR - and hosts Indonesia in the Finals.
All set for AFC U17 Women’s Asian Cup Indonesia 2024™ Qualifiers draw
Kuala Lumpur: All eyes will be on Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Thursday at 4pm (local time) for the official draw ceremony of the AFC U17 Women’s Asian Cup Indonesia 2024™ Qualifiers Round 1, featuring 29 teams looking to impact the tournament after a four-year pandemic-induced break.
The competition kicks off with the teams competing in eight groups in Round 1 from April 22 to 30, 2023. The eight Round 1 group winners will then play the Round 2 Qualifiers in two groups from September 16 to 24, 2023.