1973 AFC Youth Championship

The 1973 AFC Youth Championship was held in Amjadieh Stadium and Aryamehr Stadium in Tehran, Iran.[1]

1973 AFC Youth Championship
Tournament details
Host countryIran
Dates14–27 April 1973
Teams14 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions Iran (1st title)
Runners-up Japan
Third place South Korea
Fourth place Saudi Arabia
Tournament statistics
Matches played26
Goals scored61 (2.35 per match)
1972
1974

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Lebanon 3 1 2 0 2 0 +2 4
2   South Korea 3 1 2 0 1 0 +1 4
3   India 3 0 2 1 1 2 −1 2
4   Bahrain 3 0 2 1 1 3 −2 2
14 April South Korea   0–0   Bahrain
14 April Lebanon   0–0   India
16 April India   1–1   Bahrain
16 April South Korea   0–0   Lebanon
18 April Lebanon   2–0   Bahrain
20 April South Korea   1–0   India

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Burma 3 3 0 0 8 2 +6 6
2   Saudi Arabia 3 2 0 1 4 4 0 4
3   Indonesia 3 1 0 2 10 5 +5 2
4   Pakistan 3 0 0 3 1 12 −11 0
15 April Burma   3–2   Indonesia
15 April Saudi Arabia   2–1   Pakistan
18 April Indonesia   7–0   Pakistan
18 April Burma   2–0   Saudi Arabia
20 April Burma   3–0   Pakistan
21 April Saudi Arabia   2–1   Indonesia

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Thailand 2 1 0 1 5 2 +3 2
2   Singapore 2 1 0 1 2 3 −1 2
3   Hong Kong 2 1 0 1 2 4 −2 2
17 April Thailand   4–0   Hong Kong
20 April Singapore   2–1   Thailand
21 April Hong Kong   2–0   Singapore

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Iran 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 4
2   Japan 2 0 1 1 2 4 −2 1
3   Malaysia 2 0 1 1 3 6 −3 1
13 April Iran   2–0   Japan
16 April Malaysia   2–2   Japan
20 April Iran   4–1   Malaysia

QuarterfinalsEdit

South Korea  1 – 0  Burma
Saudi Arabia  1 – 1 (8 – 7 p.s.o.)  Lebanon
Iran  1 – 0  Singapore
Japan  0 – 0 (1 – 0 p.s.o.)  Thailand

SemifinalsEdit

Japan  3 – 0  Saudi Arabia
Iran  1 – 0  South Korea

Third place matchEdit

South Korea  3 – 0  Saudi Arabia

FinalEdit

Iran  2 – 0  Japan


 1973 AFC Youth Championship 
 
Iran
First title

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