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Asian Games Women’s Football: All-time head-to-head record between Chinese Taipei & India

Rutvij JoshiRutvij Joshi
September 20 2023

India and Chinese Taipei have played each other twice before this encounter.

The Asian Games have always been a grand stage for athletes and teams from across the continent to showcase their prowess and compete for glory. In the context of women’s football, the clash between India and Chinese Taipei has not been a well-documented rivalry, but it has certainly been a game of techniques and tactics. As these two teams prepare to face off once again at the Asian Games in Hangzhou, the excitement and anticipation among fans is palpable.

In this article, we delve into the historical significance of this fixture, their head-to-head record, and what we can expect from this thrilling encounter.

Historical Significance

The India Women’s football team and the Chinese Taipei Women’s football team first crossed paths against each other in the year 2013, marking the beginning of this rivalry. This inaugural showdown set the tone for future encounters, as both sides displayed grit, determination, and a hunger for victory. It was a match that etched its place in the annals of history, as India and Chinese Taipei battled fiercely. However, the latter took all three points home with a 2-1 victory.

This opening chapter demonstrated that women’s football in Asia was on the rise, with these two teams emerging as formidable contenders in the continent.

The Battle of Equals: Head-to-Head Record (1-1)

Since their first meeting in 2013, India Women and Chinese Taipei Women have faced each other twice against each other, and the head-to-head record stands at a balanced 1-1. The first game was won by Chinese Taipei 2-1. The Indian side, however, got the better of their East Asian opponents in a friendly encounter, en route to 2021 AFC Women Asian Cup. The Blue Tigeresses avenged their loss with a solid 1-0 win.  

This parity in victories underscores the competitive nature of this encounter. Both teams are well aware of the significance of this fixture, and their past battles have been marked by moments of brilliance, teamwork, and drama. With their rivalry standing evenly poised, it adds an extra layer of excitement to their upcoming clash at the Asian Games in Hangzhou.

Asian Games showdown

As we fast forward to Asian Games in Hangzhou, both India and Chinese Taipei women’s teams are gearing up for a clash that promises to be nothing short of a spectacle. It is worth noting that Chinese Taipei is ranked 38 while India is ranked 61, as per the latest FIFA rankings.

However, India have come prepared as most of the squad had been preparing at the state-of-art-facility in Odisha ever since Thomas Dennerby was recalled as the head coach of the women’s team. Over the years, Indian players have evolved and honed their skills, some home and some abroad.  

India W vs Chinese Taipei W: All  meetings

India 1- 2 Chinese Taipei (AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers) 23/05/2013

India 1-0 Chinese Taipei ( Friendly ) 13/10/2021

India W vs Chinese Taipei W : Overall head-to-head record

Games played: 2

India wins: 1

Draws: 0

Chinese Taipei wins: 1

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