2019 AFC Asian Cup football.

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2019 AFC Asian Cup football.

Postby CEOCambodiaNews » Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:49 am

Warriors to face Saudi in Dubai clash
Wed, 4 January 2017
H S Manjunath

Cambodia are to play Saudi Arabia in an international friendly in Dubai on January 14 as the teams focus on coveted international and continental targets over the next two months.

While Saudi Arabia resume Asian World Cup qualification with key contests against Thailand in Bangkok and a home tie against Iraq at the end of March, Cambodian sights are set firmly on the final round of qualifying for the Asian Cup, which involves 24 teams battling for 12 places at the tournament, to be held in the United Arab Emirates.

The draw for the six groups for 2019 AFC Asian Cup third-round qualifying, which will be played from March 28 this year to March 27, 2018, will take place on January 23. The top two teams from each group will join the 12 nations that qualified automatically...
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Re: 2019 AFC Asian Cup football.

Postby CEOCambodiaNews » Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:59 am

Cambodia drawn tough qualifying for Asian Cup
Wed, 25 January 2017

Cambodia were given a tough qualifying group when the draw for the the 2019 Asian Cup was held on Monday night in Abu Dhabi. The Angkor Warriors, ranked 171 in the world, will play in Group C alongside neighbours Vietnam, Jordan and Afghanistan.

Cambodia and Afghanistan met in World Cup qualifying in 2015, with the Khurasan Lions, ranked 151, edging the match at Phnom Penh’s Olympic Stadium 1-0 in June, before taking the return leg 3-0 at Tehran’s Takhti Stadium.

Vietnam are ranked 136 in the world by FIFA, while Jordan place 107. The top two teams in the six groups progress to join the 11 teams who have already qualified, via their reaching the final round of Asian World Cup 2018 qualifying, and hosts UAE.

Thailand, Japan, South Korea, China, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Qatar, Uzbekistan and defending champions Australia await in the 24-team tournament to be held on January 5-February 1. Qualifying starts on March 28 and is set to finish on March 27, 2018.
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