|ASIA - AFC NEWS|
April 9, 2004
China roster for Asian Olympic Qualifiers
By Jia Ailing
The China Football Association on Friday named a 20-member squad for the
Asian Olympic Qualifiers to be held in Japan from April 18-26th..
Following the withdrawal of India the AFC decided to divide the eleven teams, including China, DPRK and the host Japan, into three groups. The top team from each group and the best second-place team of the three groups
will go into the semi-finals. The champions and runner-ups of the qualifiers will advance to the Athens Olympic Games this year.
Group A Korea DPR, Chinese Taipei, Singapore and Hong Kong
Group B China PR, Korea Republic, Myanmar and Guam
Group C Japan, Thailand and Vietnam