1986 AFC Youth Championship


The Asian Football Confederation's 1986 AFC Youth Championship was held from 1 to 10 December 1986 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The tournament was won for the first time by Saudi Arabia in the finals against Bahrain.

1986 AFC Youth Championship
Tournament details
Host countrySaudi Arabia
Dates1 December – 10 December
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
ChampionsSaudi Arabia Saudi Arabia (1st title)
Runners-upBahrain Bahrain
Third placeNorth Korea North Korea
Fourth placeQatar Qatar
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored52 (3.25 per match)
1985
1988

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Saudi Arabia 3 3 0 0 13 1 +12 6
  Qatar 3 2 0 1 7 3 +4 4
  India 3 0 1 2 2 8 −6 1
  Indonesia 3 0 1 2 1 11 −10 1


Qatar  3 – 0  Indonesia
Saudi Arabia  4 – 0  India

India  1 – 3  Qatar
Saudi Arabia  7 – 0  Indonesia

India  1 – 1  Indonesia
Saudi Arabia  2 – 1  Qatar

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Bahrain 3 2 1 0 9 1 +8 5
  North Korea 3 2 0 1 4 1 +3 4
  South Korea 3 1 1 1 9 2 +7 3
  Sri Lanka 3 0 0 3 0 18 −18 0


Bahrain  1 – 1  South Korea
Sri Lanka  0 – 3  North Korea

North Korea  0 – 1  Bahrain
Sri Lanka  0 – 8  South Korea

Bahrain  7 – 0  Sri Lanka
North Korea  1 – 0  South Korea

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
8 December
 
 
  Saudi Arabia2
 
10 December
 
  North Korea0
 
  Saudi Arabia2
 
8 December
 
  Bahrain0
 
  Bahrain2
 
 
  Qatar0
 
Third place
 
 
10 December
 
 
  North Korea1
 
 
  Qatar0

SemifinalEdit

Saudi Arabia  2 – 0  North Korea

Bahrain  2 – 0  Qatar

Third Place MatchEdit

North Korea  1 – 0  Qatar

FinalEdit

Saudi Arabia  2 – 0  Bahrain

WinnerEdit

 AFC Youth Championship 1986 Winners 
 
Saudi Arabia
First title