Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Olympic draw on 7 July

The draw for the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament London 2012 Asian qualifiers third round will be held on July 7 at AFC House in Kuala Lumpur.

Twelve teams have qualified for the third round where they will be divided into three groups of four teams each with the group toppers qualifying directly to next year’s Olympics.

The group runners-up will play another round of play-off matches before the winner qualifies to play against a team from the African continent for a place in the Olympics.

The draw will be streamed live on AFC's official website starting from 1500hrs Kuala Lumpur time (GMT +8).

Line-up: (in alphabetical order)
Australia, Bahrain, Iraq, Japan, Korea Republic, Malaysia, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, UAE and Uzbekistan.

Results of second qualifying round (Aggregate)

Australia vs Yemen (7-1)
Bahrain vs. Palestine (2-2) – Bahrain qualified on away goals rule
Iraq vs. Iran (2-1)
Japan vs. Kuwait (4-3)
Korea Rep. vs. Jordan (4-2)
Malaysia vs. Lebanon (2-1)
Oman vs. China (1-1) After Extra time (3-1)
Qatar vs. India (4-1)
Saudi Arabia vs. Vietnam (6-1)
Syria vs. Turkmenistan (6-2)
UAE vs. DPR Korea (2-1)
Uzbekistan vs. Hong Kong (3-0)

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