1991 AFC Women's Championship

The 1991 AFC Women's Championship was a women's football tournament held in Fukuoka, Japan from 26 May to 8 June 1991. It was the 8th staging of the AFC Women's Championship. The 1991 AFC Women's Championship, consisting of nine teams, served as the AFC's qualifying tournament for the 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup. Asia's three berths were given to the two finalists - China and Japan - and the winner of the third place play-off, Chinese Taipei.

1991 AFC Women's Championship
1991 AFC女子選手権
Tournament details
Host countryJapan
Dates26 May – 8 June
Teams9 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions China PR (3rd title)
Runners-up Japan
Third place Chinese Taipei
Fourth place North Korea
Tournament statistics
Matches played20
Goals scored98 (4.9 per match)
1989
1993

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  China PR 3 3 0 0 23 1 +22 6
  Chinese Taipei 3 1 1 1 9 3 +6 3
  Thailand 3 1 1 1 4 10 −6 3
  South Korea 3 0 0 3 0 22 −22 0
China PR  3–0  Chinese Taipei
Shui Qingxia   13'
Sun Qingmei   40'
Niu Lijie   67'
Thailand  3–0  South Korea
Sunee Kridsanachandee   32'
Prapa Bourthong   42'
Anchalee Khaolaung   66'

Chinese Taipei  9–0  South Korea
Huang Yu-Chung   3'32'49'
China PR  10–1  Thailand
Niu Lijie   27'28'41'76'

Chinese Taipei  0–0  Thailand
China PR  10–0  South Korea

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Japan 4 4 0 0 27 1 26 8
  North Korea 4 3 0 1 25 1 24 6
  Hong Kong 4 1 1 2 3 9 −6 3
  Malaysia 4 1 1 2 1 24 −23 3
  Singapore 4 0 0 4 0 21 −21 0
Hong Kong  2–0  Singapore
Chan Shuk-Chi   16'51'
Japan  1–0  North Korea
Kaori Nagamine   66'

Japan  4–1  Hong Kong
Takako Tezuka  
Kaori Nagamine  
Asako Takakura  
Law Ka-Lai   17'
North Korea  12–0  Malaysia
Yang Mi-sun  

North Korea  5–0  Hong Kong
Malaysia  1–0  Singapore

North Korea  8–0  Singapore
Yang Mi-sun  
Japan  12–0  Malaysia
Takako Tezuka  
Etsuko Handa  
Kaori Nagamine  
Akemi Noda  
Yuriko Mizuma  

Japan  10–0  Singapore
Riko Matsuda  
Takako Tezuka  
Akemi Noda  
Asako Takakura  
Sayuri Yamaguchi  
Tamaki Uchiyama  
Hong Kong  0–0  Malaysia

Knockout stageEdit

Semi-finalsEdit

China PR  1–0  North Korea
Zhang Yan   16'
Japan  0–0 (a.e.t.)  Chinese Taipei
Penalties
5–4

Third place matchEdit

Chinese Taipei  0–0 (a.e.t.)  North Korea
Penalties
5–4

FinalEdit

China PR  5–0  Japan

AwardsEdit

 1991 AFC Women's Championship Winners 
 
China PR
Third title

External linksEdit