The captioned draw were held yesterday (22nd December 2006) in the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The draw result is as follows:
AFC U19 Youth Championship Qualification Competition 2007
42 participating teams are divided into 7 groups. The top 2 teams from each group and the best third-placed team will advance to the Finals. Hosts Saudi Arabia qualifies automatically for the Finals which will be held in 2008. All the matches will be played in one centralized venue hosted by one country in the group.
GROUP A: Iraq, UAE, Kuwait, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Mongolia
GROUP B: Iran, India, Bahrain, Oman, Lebanon, Pakistan
GROUP C: Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Syria, Qatar, Turkmenistan, Bhutan
GROUP D: Jordan, Uzbekistan, Yemen, Nepal, Palestine, Afghanistan
GROUP E: Japan, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar, Maldives, Chinese Taipei.
GROUP F: DPR Korea, China, Malaysia, Macau, Singapore, Timor Leste
GROUP G: Korea Republic, Australia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Guam
AFC U16 Youth Championship Qualification Competition 2007
42 participating teams are divided into 8 groups. The top 2 teams of 7 groups (A-G Groups) and top team of Group H qualify for the Finals. The yet to be identified host also qualifies automatically for the Finals. All the matches will be played in one centralized venue hosted by one country in the group.
GROUP A: Syria, Yemen, Oman, Qatar, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan
GROUP B: Iran, Nepal, Jordan, Kuwait, Bahrain, Afghanistan
GROUP C: Saudi Arabia, Iraq, India, Sri Lanka, Lebanon, Bhutan
GROUP D: Tajikistan, Bangladesh, UAE, Uzbekistan, Palestine, Turkmenistan
GROUP E: China, Singapore, Guam, Mongolia, Macau, Philippines
GROUP F: Japan, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos
GROUP G: DPR Korea, Myanmar, Australia, Malaysia, Maldives, Timor Leste
GROUP H: Korea Republic, Thailand, Chinese Taipei