1990 AFC U-16 Championship

The 1990 AFC U-16 Championship, was the fourth iteration of the AFC U-16 Championship, a tournament organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and held every two years for Asian under-16 teams.

1990 AFC U-16 Championship
Tournament details
Host country United Arab Emirates
Dates19–29 October
Teams7 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions Qatar (1st title)
Runners-up United Arab Emirates
Third place China PR
Fourth place Indonesia
Tournament statistics
Matches played13
Goals scored32 (2.46 per match)
1988
1992

QualificationEdit

Group stageEdit

The matches were held in Dubai and Sharjah, UAE. October 19 to 29

Group AEdit

Team Pts   Pld W D L GF GD
  United Arab Emirates 5 3 2 1 0 8 1
  China PR 5 3 2 1 0 6 1
  India 2 3 1 0 2 2 6
  Jordan 0 3 0 0 3 1 9

Matchday 1

United Arab Emirates   3–0   India
China PR   3–0   Jordan

Matchday 2

China PR   3–1   India
United Arab Emirates   5–1   Jordan

Matchday 3

India   1–0   Jordan
United Arab Emirates   0–0   China PR

Group BEdit

Team Pts   Pld W D L GF GD
  Qatar 3 2 1 1 0 3 0
  Indonesia 2 2 0 2 0 1 1
  South Korea 1 2 0 1 1 1 4
  Saudi Arabia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 The then-reigning U-16 world champions Saudi Arabia withdrew, citing Blue Diamond Affair.

Matchday 1

South Korea   1–1   Indonesia

Matchday 2

Qatar   3–0   South Korea

Matchday 3

Qatar   0–0   Indonesia

Knock StageEdit

SemifinalsEdit

United Arab Emirates   2–0   Indonesia
Qatar   1–0   China PR

Third Place MatchEdit

China PR   5–0   Indonesia

FinalEdit

Qatar   2–0   United Arab Emirates

WinnersEdit

 AFC U-16 Championship 1990 Winners 
 
Qatar
First title

Teams qualified for 1991 FIFA U-17 World ChampionshipEdit

SourcesEdit