May 19 – The Asia Football Confederation (AFC) has draw the groups for the remaining eight teams in Round 2 of qualifying for AFC U17 Women’s Asian Cup Indonesia 2024.
Group A saw 2009 champions Korea Republic drawn alongside Thailand, Islamic Republic of Iran and India while Group B will see Australia, Bangladesh, Vietnam and Philippines vying for places in the Finals.
Each group will be played as a single round-robin league format in a centralised venue between September 16 to 24, 2023 – host venues will announced at a later stage.
The winners and runners-up of each group will qualify for the Indonesian finals to be held April 7 – 20, 2024.
They will join the top three teams from the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship Thailand 2019 – defending champions Japan, finalists DPR Korea and third-placed China PR – and hosts Indonesia in the ninth edition of the tournament.
Group A: Korea Republic, Thailand, IR Iran, India
Group B: Australia, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Philippines
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