Junior Matildas drawn in Group A for 2019 AFC U-16 Women's Championship

The Westfield Junior Matildas have been drawn in Group A for the 2019 AFC U-16 Women's Championship in September. 

Australia will contest the group alongside tournament hosts Thailand, as well as Japan and Bangladesh. 

Rae Dower's Junior Matildas secured their spot at the tournament following two rounds of qualifiers, in which they won all seven of their games, scoring 46 goals and conceding none in the process. 

The Championship, which is contested by eight teams, will take place between 15–28 September 2019.

Group B is comprised of DPR Korea, Korea Republic, China, and Vietnam. 

The top two teams of the tournament qualify for the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, to be held in India.