Indonesia and Vietnam are the other teams in India's group.
Thai Thi Thao put Vietnam in the lead in the 39th minute before India came back strongly in the second half to equalise through Ranjana Chanu in a FIFA international friendly in Hanoi on Wednesday.
Nguyen Thi Bich Thuy scored the winner for Vietnam as they qualified for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup for the first time in history. The competition will be jointly hosted by New Zealand and Australia.
If Vietnam beat Chinese Taipei in the round robin playoff on Sunday, they will qualify for FIFA World Cup 2023. China, Japan, South Korea, the Philippines and co-hosts Australia have already qualified.
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