Malaysia drawn against hosts South Korea in 2014 Asian Games
Saudi Arabia and fellow Southeast Asian nation Laos will join Datuk Ong Kim Swee's boys in Group A of the Incheon showcase as well.
Speaking to Astro Arena before the draw, team manager Datuk Seri Afandi Hamzah set the target for the team, whose best performance was winning bronze in Jakarta 1962 and Tehran 1974, to at least make it to the quarter-finals.
In the 2010 edition in China, Malaysia were knocked out by Iran in the Round of 16.
2014 Asian Games draw in full
Group A: South Korea, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Laos
Group C: Oman, Palestine, Singapore, Tajikistan
Group E: Thailand, Maldives, Timor-Leste, Indonesia
Group F: North Korea, China, Pakistan
Group G: United Arab Emirates, India, Jordan