India find themselves in a tough situation, having been drawn in a tough Group C at the AFC U-16 Championship Bahrain 2020, following the official draw on Thursday.
In Group C, India have been placed alongside Korea Republic, Australia and Uzbekistan.
This is India's third consecutive qualification in the AFC U-16 Championship finals and ninth overall.
India had qualified for the U-16 finals when they finished as Group B champions in Tashkent from a group which had Uzbekistan (hosts), Bahrain and Turkmenistan. The Indian colts finished with seven points from three matches scoring 10 goals, while conceding 1.
All the group in the finals are as follows:
Group A: Bahrain, DPR Korea, IR Iran, Qatar
Group B: Tajikistan, Oman, Yemen, UAE
Group C: Korea Republic, Australia, India, Uzbekistan
Group D: Japan, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, China PR