The Southeast Asian neighbours share a longstanding and volatile rivalry and can now dream of potentially meeting in the latter stages of the tournament, which will take place in Uzbekistan from October 14 to 31.
Meanwhile, the Malaysians will be pitted against Qatar, Tajikistan and Yemen in Group D. Fellow Southeast Asian nation Vietnam were not as fortunate with the draw after being put into Group C, where they will two traditional heavyweights in Saudi Arabia and Australia, along with Laos.
Earlier in the day, the draw for the 2020 AFC U-16 Championship was also conducted at AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, and Indonesia will have it all to do if they are to go far after being drawn in a fearsome Group D alongside Asian giants Japan, Saudi Arabia and China PR.
The U-16 Championship will be held in Bahrain from November 25 to December 12 and, despite their status as second seeds following an impressive qualification campaign, the luck of the draw did not favour Indonesia.
Despite their status as second seeds following an impressive qualification campaign, the luck of the draw did not favour Indonesia.
In defending champions Japan, Saudi Arabia and China, the Indonesians will come up against three teams who have combined for seven titles in tournament history.
The South Koreans are two-time winners from 1986 and 2002, while Uzbekistan emerged triumphant back inn 2012.
2020 AFC U-19 Championship Draw
Group A: Uzbekistan, Indonesia, Cambodia, Iran
Group B: Korea Republic, Japan, Iraq, Bahrain
Group C: Saudi Arabia, Australia, Vietnam, Laos
Group D: Qatar, Tajikistan, Malaysia, Yemen
2020 AFC U-16 Championship Draw
Group A: Bahrain, DPR Korea, Iran, Qatar
Group B: Tajikistan, Oman, Yemen, United Arab Emirates
Group C: Korea Republic, Australia, India, Uzbekistan
Group D: Japan, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, China PR