Cameroon and Zambia will compete in the fifth and final round of qualifiers for a ticket to Tokyo 2020. This final round, a home-and-away leg play-off, will take place in March, with the dates to be confirmed. The runner-up will contest a play-off against Chile, who finished in second place in CONMEBOL’s qualifying tournament. The intercontinental play-offs, also a home-and-away leg play-off, will take place on 9 and 15 April.
The penultimate round of qualifiers will be played from 3-9 February in China PR and Korea Republic. Seven teams are still in the running for a spot in Tokyo and have been distributed into two groups: Group A (Korea Republic, Vietnam, Myanmar) and Group B (Australia, China PR, Thailand, Chinese Taipei).
The top two teams from each group will advance to the final round in March: a two-leg play-off (to be played on a home and away basis) with the Group A winners facing the Group B runners-up and vice versa.
The two winners of the play-offs will join hosts Japan as Asia's representatives in Tokyo.
The FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ served as qualification for the continent for Tokyo 2020. Great Britain, the Netherlands and Sweden booked their places for the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020 by being the top-three finishers from the continent at France 2019.
The Copa America 2018 was held in Chile from 4 to 22 April 2018. Brazil qualified for the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020, while second-placed Chile will contest a play-off against the losing team from the final round of Africa's qualifiers, which will be either Cameroon or Zambia. This home-and-away leg play-off will be played on 9 and 15 April.