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AFC Women’s Olympics Qualifying Tournament Round 2: Groups & Fixtures

The AFC Women’s Olympics Qualifying Tournament Round 2 matches commence on 26 October 2023. The teams have been drawn into three groups of four teams and compete in a centralized venue once again.

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Last updated: 26.10.2023
AFC Women’s Olympics Qualifying Tournament Round 2

From 19 teams in the first round, we are down to 12 teams competing in Round 2 of the AFC Women’s Olympics Qualifying Tournament. Seven group winners from the first round - Uzbekistan, Iran, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, Chinese Taipei and India join the automatically qualified five teams - Australia, Korea DPR, China, South Korea and Japan in this round. The draw for the second round of the qualifiers was held at the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 18, 2023.

The teams have been drawn into three groups of four teams and compete in a centralized venue once again. Three group winners along with the best second-ranked nation in Round 2 will qualify for the final round to decide the final two teams to represent Asia at the 2024 Olympics in Paris, France. The matches for the second round will begin on 26 October 2023 and end in a week on November 1, 2023.

Group A

Australia

Chinese Taipei

Iran

Philippines


The highest-ranked nation in this tournament and also semi-finalist in the Women’s World Cup, Australia are in Group A alongside the Philippines who debuted in that summer event and two respective group winners from the first round, Chinese Taipei and Iran. The latter is the lowest-ranked nation in this round of the qualifiers. All matches will be held in Perth, Australia


Fixtures  

Thursday, 26 October 2023

Chinese Taipei vs Philippines - Perth Rectangular Stadium, Perth (13:30)  

Australia vs Iran - Perth Rectangular Stadium, Perth (16:30) 


Sunday, 29 October 2023

Philippines vs Australia - Optus Stadium, Perth (12:40)

Iran vs Chinese Taipei - Optus Stadium, Perth (15:40)


Wednesday, 1 November 2023

Philippines vs Iran - Perth Rectangular Stadium, Perth (13:20)

Australia vs Chinese Taipei - Perth Rectangular Stadium, Perth (16:30) 


Group B

China

Korea DPR

South Korea

Thailand  

Group B consists of China and two Koreas, Korea DPR and South Korea, getting direct entry to the second round joined by Thailand. Korea DPR is the sole team here that is unranked by FIFA due to inactivity. Games of this group will take place in Xiamen, China.   


Fixtures  

Thursday, 26 October 2023

South Korea vs Thailand - Xiamen Sports Centre Stadium, Xiamen (13:00)

China vs Korea DPR - Xiamen Sports Centre Stadium, Xiamen (17:05)


Sunday, 29 October 2023

Korea DPR vs South Korea - Xiamen Sports Centre Stadium, Xiamen (13:00)

Thailand vs China - Xiamen Sports Centre Stadium, Xiamen (17:05)


Wednesday, 1 November 2023

Thailand vs Korea DPR - Xiamen Sports Centre Stadium, Xiamen (13:00)

China vs South Korea - Xiamen Sports Centre Stadium, Xiamen (17:05)


Group C  

India

Japan

Uzbekistan

Vietnam

Quarterfinalists in the Women’s World Cup and automatically qualified to this round, Japan will compete against the World Cup debutants Vietnam, hosts Uzbekistan and India who are taking part in the second round for the first time in their history. Tashkent in Uzbekistan will host these matches.


Fixtures  

Thursday, 26 October 2023

Japan vs India - Lokomotiv Stadium, Tashkent (15:30)

Vietnam vs Uzbekistan - Milliy Stadium, Tashkent (17:30)


Sunday, 29 October 2023

India vs Vietnam - Lokomotiv Stadium, Tashkent (15:30)

Uzbekistan vs Japan - Milliy Stadium, Tashkent (17:30)


Wednesday, 1 November 2023

Japan vs Vietnam - Lokomotiv Stadium, Tashkent (15:30)

Uzbekistan vs India - Milliy Stadium, Tashkent (17:30)

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