FIFA World Cup 2014™: Asian Zone Preliminary Draw's Made

FIFA World Cup 2014™ - The draw for Asia’s first and second round qualifiers for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ was made at Asian Football Confederation (AFC) headquarters today.

In Round 1, the 16 lowest-ranked teams will compete in home-and-away ties on 29 June and 3 July 2011.

The eight winners will progress to join another 22 sides in Round 2, where 15 two-legged ties will be held on 23 and 28 July.

Australia, Korea Republic, Japan, Korea DPR and Bahrain – the confederation’s top five teams in South Africa 2010 qualifying – will automatically enter in Round 3.

The draw for this stage of the Asian preliminaries will be held in Rio de Janeiro on 30 July 2011.

Asia Zone Draw Result

Round 1
Malaysia vs Chinese Taipei
Bangladesh vs Pakistan
Cambodia vs Laos
Sri Lanka vs Philippines
Afghanistan vs Palestine
Vietnam vs Macau
Nepal vs Timore Leste
Mongolia vs Myanmar

Round 2
Thailand vs Afghanistan/Palestine
Lebanon vs Bangladesh/Pakistan
China PR vs Cambodia/Laos
Turkmenistan vs Indonesia
Kuwait vs Sri Lanka/Philippines
Oman vs Mongolia/Myanmar
Saudi Arabia/Hong Kong
Iran vs Maldives
Syria vs Tajikistan
Qatar vs Vietnam/Macau
Iraq vs Yemen
Singapore vs Malaysia/Chinese Taipei
Uzbekistan vs Kyrgyzstan
United Arab Emirates vs India
Jordan vs Nepal/Timor Leste