DILI (29 June 2011) – The third round draw for the 2012 Olympic Games qualifiers will be held on 7 July 2011 at the 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 three group winners qualifying directly to next year’s Olympic Games in London.
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.
QUALIFIED TEAMS (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 Republic 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)