Tuesday, October 01, 2002

Asian Games - Preliminary and second round

#Preliminary round
Group A
China 2-0, Hong Kong 1-1, Kuwait 0-2
(CHN and HK advance)

Group B
South Korea 2-0, Japan 1-1, Mongolia 0-2
(KOR and JAP advance)

Group C
Philippines 2-0, DPR Korea 1-1, UAE 0-2
(PHI and PRK advance)

Group D
Kazakhstan 1-1, Taiwan 1-1, Qatar 1-1
(KAZ and TAI advance)

#Second Round groupings
Group I - China, Japan, Philippines, Taiwan (A1, B2, C1, D2)
Group II - Hong Kong, South Korea, DPR Korea, Kazakhstan (A2, B1, C2, D1)

Format: Single round-robin within each group. Top two teams of each group enter the cross-over semifinals. Other teams enter the classification games.