The remaining eight teams discovered their challengers following the official draw ceremony for Round 2 of the 2024 AFC U-17 Women’s Asian Cup – Indonesia 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 2024 AFC U-17 Women’s Asian Cup – Indonesia, set to be held from April 7 to 20, 2024.
Group A saw 2009 champions South Korea drawn alongside Thailand, Iran and India while Group B will see Australia, Bangladesh, Vietnam and Philippines vying for places in the Finals.
The two group winners and runners-up will join the top three teams from the 2019 AFC U-16 Women’s Championship – Thailand in defending champions Japan, finalists North Korea and third-placed China – and hosts Indonesia in the ninth edition of the tournament.
2024 AFC U-17 Women’s Asian Cup qualifiers Round 2
Group A: South Korea, Thailand, Iran, India
Group B: Australia, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Philippines