Nepal to play in Olympic Qualifiers (Football )

The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) confirmed that Nepali women’s football team will be playing in Women’s Olympic Qualifiers. Nepal are grouped with Myanmar, India and Bangladesh. The host and venue for the matches is yet to be finalized.

There are total of four groups with Vietnam and Uzbekistan receiving automatic qualification to Round 2 due to their ranking as the sixth and seventh highest Asian teams respectively. The winner and runner up from each group along with two best third place finisher will advance to round two.

 

In round two, the 12 teams will be divided into 3 groups and winner from each of which will advanced to round 3.  Round 3 of the Asian Qualifiers will have two groups of four teams, with the top two teams from each group qualifying for the two-leg Playoff in March 2020, and the two winners shall join Japan in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

 

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