North Korean women’s football team withdraws from the Olympic preliminary match

North Korean women’s football team withdraws from the Olympic preliminary match
The Korean Football Association announced today that the Korean women ‘s football team will withdraw from the Asian qualifiers for the Tokyo Olympics in February next year.In this way, if the Chinese women’s football team advances to the knockout, the only potential opponents are South Korea, Vietnam, Myanmar, and the difficulty of qualifying for the Olympic preliminary round.Chinese women’s football team will go to Australia to practice.Data Map / Osports, Maryland, North Korean women’s football team with South Korea, Vietnam and Myanmar in Group A, the team’s game was held in South Korea.The South Korean Football Association official said that the North Korean Football Association submitted an application to withdraw from the women ‘s Olympic preliminary match. The AFC approved on the 24th, but the North Korean side did not specify the reason for abandonment.As a result, there are only three teams in South Korea, Vietnam and Myanmar in Group A.In terms of comparative strength, South Korea is most promising to qualify first in Group A, and this is definitely a great benefit for the Chinese women’s football team in Group B.The Chinese women’s football team is in Group B with Victoria, Thailand and Chinese Taipei.According to the competition system, the first and second places of the two teams cross over for the knockout.If the Chinese women’s football team won the first place in Group B, it is hopeful to avoid the South Korean team.However, it is not easy for the Chinese women’s football team to get the first place in the group by getting scores from Americans in the same group.In order to adapt to Australia’s opponent in advance, the Chinese women’s football team resumed training in Australia’s Gold Coast until the end of the Spring Festival, during which they held 3 warm-up matches with local clubs.The Olympic preliminary group stage will be held from February 3 to 9 next year, and the knockout will be held from March 6 to 11.The Chinese women’s football team has now assembled in Wuhan to start the final stage of preparations.Editor Zhang Yunfeng proofreading Zhang Yanjun