Westfield Junior Matildas learn AFC U-16 Women's Championship qualifying opponents

The Westfield Junior Matildas will face Chinese Taipei, Kyrgyz Republic, Palestine and Indonesia in Group D of the AFC U-16 Women's Championship 2019 Qualifiers.

Held in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday evening, the draw saw 30 nations placed into six groups of five for the first round of qualifying.

The group winners and two best runner-ups will progress to make up an eight-team second round of qualifying, from which four which will advance to the AFC U-16 Women's Championship 2019.

DPR Korea, Korea Republic and Japan, the top three teams at the Thailand 2017 edition, have qualified directly for the tournament proper.

The host of the Finals - to be determined at a later stage - will receive also receive an automatic berth.

Australia's matches in the first round of qualifying are due to be hosted by the Kyrgyz Republic from September 15-23.

Should they successfully navigate the arduous qualifying route to reach the AFC U-16 Women's Championship, the Westfield Junior Matildas will then be competing for the ultimate prize of a place at the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.