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Việt Nam in group B of AFC women’s football event

Update: April, 30/2017 - 21:15
Việt Nam are to compete in group B of the AFC U-19 Women’s Championship, according to the event’s draw in Kuala Lumpur. Photo vov.vn
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam will compete in group B of the AFC U-19 Women’s Championship, according to the event’s draw in Kuala Lumpur, alongside Japan, the Republic of Korea and Australia.

Hosts China were placed in Group A with DPR Korea, the 2016 FIFA U20 World Cup champions, along with Thailand and Uzbekistan.

Each group will play a one-round match, with the top two teams qualifying for the semifinals. The two winners of the semifinals will advance to the final, while the two losing teams will contest for third and fourth place.

The tournament will be played from October 18-25 in Nanjing, China. The top three ranked teams in China will qualify for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup to be held in France next year. – VNS

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