AFC confirms 2006 women’s competitions

The Asian Football Confederation's Women’s Committee has confirmed the dates for the two AFC women’s competitions in 2006 begining with the AFC U-19 Women’s Championship qualifiers from 21 February to 4 March. The draw for the qualifiers will be done once the hosts for the final competition (19-30 April) are confirmed.

In another decision, the AFC U-17 Women’s Championship will now be known as the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship. The qualifiers for this tournament will be held from 4-16 September 2006 with the Final competition held in 2007.