AIFF Media Team
NEW DELHI: The India U-17 Women’s Team have been drawn in Group A of the AFC U-17 Women’s Asian Cup Qualifiers Round 2, alongside the Republic of Korea, Thailand, and IR Iran, after the Official Draw ceremony was conducted at the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Thursday, May 18, 2023.
The Young Tigresses had made it to AFC U-17 Women’s Asian Cup Qualifiers Round 2 after emerging as the winners of Group F in Round 1, where they beat the Kyrgyz Republic (1-0) and Myanmar (2-1).
The Round 2 Qualifiers will be played in a round robin format, with the top two teams from each group qualifying for the AFC U-17 Women’s Asian Cup Indonesia 2024, to be played from April 7 to 20.
The venues for the AFC U-17 Asian Cup Qualifiers Round 2 is yet to be confirmed by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The Round 2 Qualifiers will be played from September 16-24, 2023.
Meanwhile, Australia, Bangladesh, Vietnam, and the Philippines have been drawn in Group B, which will be played at a separate venue.
The four teams that qualify will join hosts Indonesia, defending champions Japan, along with the finalists and third-placed teams from the last edition, DPR Korea and China PR, respectively. The exact dates of the Round 2 fixtures are yet to be confirmed.
Group A: Korea Republic, Thailand, IR Iran, India.
Korea Republic vs India.
India vs Thailand.
IR Iran vs India.