Thailand to face hosts UAE; tough tests for Vietnam, Philippines

2019 AFC Asian Cup draw at Dubai, LIVE updates: Who will India face in the group stages?

Defending champions Australia were handed an intriguing draw for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup during a gala ceremony at the world's tallest building - the Burj Khalifa - here on Friday.

He went on to describe each team's strengths and warned his team not to underestimate India although he admits he does not know much about Stephen Constantine's boys.

In an action-packed night graced by some of the biggest names in Asian football, the final draw also introduced a $14.8 million total prize money, the unveiling of a stunning new trophy, a cutting-edge Molten match ball and the launch of the tournament's official mascots - Mansour and Jarrah.

The political situation between the pair adds intrigue to Group E, which also features Lebanon and North Korea, but Spanish coach Sanchez believes the 2022 World Cup hosts will be focused on their on-field task. Let us have a look what the Indian Football experts have to say about India's chance in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.

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The AFC President added: "I have no doubt that the UAE, one of the Continent's most dynamic and visionary countries, will be the ideal stage for this historic tournament". I think we stand a good chance looking at the opponents, I don't think they are much ahead of us.

The Saudis have won the continental championship three times, but their last success was in 1996 when the event was hosted by the UAE. Thailand and Bahrain are not very tough teams to play against; we can expect a draw at least. The first match is important. "We have shown in the past we can get results against all these teams", he said. But we're not in a group that can not be cracked.

The top two teams qualify for the knockout stage while the third placer may advance if it finishes as one of the four best teams with similar placings from the six groups.

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