Date: Apr 15, 2015
By: Dave Carroll and Jason Pan / Staff reporters
Taiwan face 2007 Asian champions Iraq in FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifying after the two
sides were drawn together in Group F at Asian Football Confederation headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, yesterday.
Iraq, 86th in FIFA’s world rankings, are the top seeds in a group that also includes world No. 125 Vietnam, world No. 142 Thailand and world No. 159 Indonesia
Taiwan head coach Chen Kuei-jen said he is looking forward to exciting matches in a challenging group.
“We know about the type of players in Vietnam, Indonesian and Thailand. They have good pace and are fast on the counterattack. We must improve our short-passing game and complementary movement for the matches against these Southeast Asian countries,” Chen said. [FULL STORY]