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Viet Nam to play world, continental champions in Asian Cup

Update: November, 29/2013 - 16:17
Host Viet Nam are drawn in the Group A of the Asian Women's Football Cup in May, 2014. – Photo bongdaplus

HA NOI (VNS)— Host Viet Nam joined Group A of the Asian Women's Football Cup final after a draw in HCM City this morning.

Southeast Asia's top team will play world champions Japan, Asian winner Australia and Jordan.

Group B consists of South Korea, China, Thailand and Myanmar.

Teams will play in a round robin format. The top two of each group will advance to the semi-final round and pocket a ticket to play at the World Cup 2015.

The third-place teams will compete in a play-off round with the winner grabbing the last World Cup berth available for Asia.

The Asian Cup will be organised in Viet Nam on May 14-25 in HCM City and Binh Duong Province. Viet Nam, Thailand, Myanmar and Jordan had to take part in the qualification round. The other four received wild-cards.—VNS

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