Asian qualification for Canada 2015 will start with the preliminary round of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup from 21 May until 9 June 2013. The 16 teams have been split into the following pools: Group A: Uzbekistan, Jordan, Lebanon, Kuwait – Group B: Thailand, Iran, Philippines, Bangladesh – Group C: Vietnam, Hong Kong, Kyrgyzstan, Bahrain – Group D: Myanmar, Chinese Taipei, Palestine, India. The winners of each group will qualify for the AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2014, which will unfold from 14-25 May 2014. At that tournament, five places at Canada 2015 will be up for grabs. A final decision on the event’s host nation will be taken in March 2013.