Qatar U19 face Sri Lanka in Asian Cup 2020 Qualifiers
DOHA: Qatar U19 national team will start its qualifying campaign for the AFC U-20 Championship for Youth in Uzbekistan on Wednesday against Sri Lanka as part of Group B matches.
Qatar play in Group B along with Yemen, Turkmenistan, Sri Lanka. Group B matches will be played at Aspire Academy pitches from November 6 to 10.
Yemen face Turkmenistan in the first match of Group B.
Turkmenistan and Sri Lanka were the first to arrive in Doha for the qualifiers, with the Yemeni team arriving on Monday.
It was also decided to hold a technical meeting and a press conference for coaches at Aspire Academy on Tuesday in the presence of a coach and a player for the participating teams.
The qualifiers tournament was divided into two geographical regions: West (West Asia, South, and Central) with 25 teams in six groups and the East (East Asia and ASEAN) with 21 teams in five groups.
The first-place teams qualify for the finals in each of the 11 groups, along with with the top four of second-place teams, and the host country, which receives the direct qualification card.