The Central & South Zone Qualifiers witnessed Uzbekistan and defending champions Iran surge to the top of Group A and B respectively, with Tajikistan and Afghanistan securing their places in the Finals as the respective group runners-up.
The 2020 hosts, Turkmenistan, competed in the Qualifiers and despite failing to grab any points, gained valuable experience that will serve them well in the Finals, which is set to take place from February 26 to March 8.
West Zone: KUWAIT, BAHRAIN, LEBANON, SAUDI ARABIA, OMAN
East Zone: CHINA PR, JAPAN, KOREA REPUBLIC
Central & South Zone: UZBEKISTAN, TAJIKISTAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN, KYRGYZ REPUBLIC
Asean Zone: THAILAND, INDONESIA, VIETNAM