1983 AFC Women's Championship

The Asian Football Confederation's 1983 AFC Women's Championship was the fifth AFC Women's Championship. It was held from April 1983 in Thailand. Participating members were Thailand, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Philippines. The tournament was won by Thailand in the final against India.

1983 AFC Women's Championship
Tournament details
Host countryThailand
Teams6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Thailand (1st title)
Runners-up India
Third place Malaysia
1981
1986

Japan and Taiwan were expected to play but withdrew on short notice.[1]

FormatEdit

Eight nations were willing to take part; there was a draw with two groups. One group consisted of Singapore, Malaysia, Japan and Taiwan, the other of Hong Kong, India, Thailand and Philippines.[1]

After Taiwan and Japan withdrew from the tournament, the six remaining teams were put in a single group and played a single round-robin tournament.[2]

Group stageEdit

ResultsEdit

Incomplete first round scores:

Matchday 1
10 April[3]
Thailand   8 – 0   Malaysia
10 April[3]
India   5 – 0   Philippines
10 April[3]
Singapore   2 – 0   Hong Kong
Matchday 2
11 April[2]
Thailand   3 – 0   Singapore
11 April[2]
India   1 – 0   Hong Kong
11 April[2]
Malaysia   1 – 0   Philippines
Matchday 3
12 April[4]
Singapore   5 – 0   Philippines
12 April[4]
Thailand   4 – 0   Hong Kong
12 April[4]
India   3 – 0   Malaysia
Matchday 4
14 April[5]
Singapore   5 – 1   Malaysia
14 April[5]
Philippines   2 – 0   Hong Kong
14 April[5]
Thailand   2 – 1   India
Matchday 5
15 April
Thailand   5 – 0   Philippines
15 April
Malaysia   5 – 0   Hong Kong
15 April
India   1 – 0   Singapore

Final standingsEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Thailand 5 5 0 0 22 1 +21 10
  India 5 4 0 1 11 2 +9 8
  Singapore 5 3 0 2 12 5 +7 6
  Malaysia 5 2 0 3 7 16 –9 4
  Philippines 5 1 0 4 2 16 –14 2
  Hong Kong 5 0 0 5 0 14 –14 0

Third place matchEdit

Malaysia  0 – 0 (5–4 pen)[6]  Singapore

FinalEdit

Thailand  3 – 0[6]  India

WinnerEdit

 AFC Women's Championship
1983 Winners 
 
Thailand
First title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Bangkok bound, despite ban risk". The Straits Times. 21 March 1983. Archived from the original on 25 February 2012. Retrieved 23 February 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d "Strong Thais". The Straits Times. 13 April 1983. Archived from the original on 25 February 2012. Retrieved 23 February 2012.
  3. ^ a b c "Singapore are smashing". The Straits Times. 12 April 1983. Archived from the original on 25 February 2012. Retrieved 23 February 2012.
  4. ^ a b c "Mainun nets two". The Straits Times. 14 April 1983. Archived from the original on 25 February 2012. Retrieved 23 February 2012.
  5. ^ a b c "Whoppping win for Singapore". The Straits Times. 16 April 1983. Archived from the original on 25 February 2012. Retrieved 23 February 2012.
  6. ^ a b "Newspapers - The Straits Times, 18 April 1983, Page 43". Archived from the original on 25 February 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-23.

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