India drawn alongside Qatar, Syria and Turkmenistan in AFC U-23 Championship qualifiers
Group C qualifier will take place in Qatar....
The 2018 AFC U-23 Championship will be the third edition of the AFC U-23 Championship, the biennial international age-restricted football championship organized by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for the men's under-23 national teams of Asia. A total of 16 teams will compete in the tournament. It is scheduled to take place 9–27 January 2018. China has been recommended as the hosts by the AFC Competitions Committee. Of the 47 AFC member associations, a total of 42 teams entered the competition. They are divided into two zone.
The final tournament hosts China will participate in qualification despite having automatically qualified for the final tournament.
Today draw took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The teams were seeded according to their performance in the previous season in 2016.
Qualifiers to be played from July 15-23 July, 2017.
Player Eligibility :
Players born on or after 1 January 1995 are eligible to compete in the tournament.
Official Draw of the AFC U-23 China 2018 Qualifiers
Published: Fri Mar 17, 2017 01:11 PM IST