Photo: plo As a result of the draw, Vietnam will compete in the same group as host-nation Thailand, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), and Australia. The first fixture for the Vietnamese women’s team will take place against Thailand on October 27, followed by the DPRK on October 30, whilst the final group game will be against Australia on November 2. Elsewhere in the competition Japan have been drawn in Group B along with China, the Republic of Korea, and Myanmar. GM_EN_PC_ARTICLE_Native_ads Each team will play three fixtures in their group, with the top two teams advancing to the semi-finals. The two semi-final winners will then progress to the final, while the two losing semi-finalists will meet to contest third and fourth place. GM_EN_PC_ARTICLE_Inpage_Banner The top three ranked teams in the AFC U-19 Women’s Championship will earn automatic qualification for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup which will take place in 2020.