1996 AFF Championship

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The 1996 AFF Championship, sponsored by Asia Pacific Breweries and officially known as the 1996 Tiger Cup, was the inaugural edition of the AFF Championship. It was hosted by Singapore from 1 to 15 September 1996 with all 10 nations of Southeast Asia taking part, four of which were invitees.

1996 AFF Championship
1996 東盟足球錦標賽
1996 Kejohanan Bola Sepak ASEAN
1996 ஏசியான் கால்ப கோப்பை
Tiger Cup 1996.jpg
Tournament details
Host country Singapore
Dates1–15 September
Teams10
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Thailand (1st title)
Runners-up Malaysia
Third place Vietnam
Fourth place Indonesia
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored93 (3.88 per match)
Attendance245,500 (10,229 per match)
Top scorer(s)Thailand Netipong Srithong-in
(7 goals)
Best player(s)Malaysia Zainal Abidin Hassan
1998

TeamsEdit

All six founding members of the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) are participants, with the former Indochina nations joining as invitees as they were not yet members of the AFF at this time.[1]

Founding members
 
Invitees

VenuesEdit

Kallang Jurong
National Stadium Jurong Stadium
Capacity: 55,000 Capacity: 6,000
 

SquadsEdit

TournamentEdit

Group stageEdit

Key to colours in group tables
Top two placed teams advanced to the semi-finals

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Indonesia 4 3 1 0 15 3 +12 10 Advanced to knockout stage
2   Vietnam 4 2 2 0 9 4 +5 8
3   Myanmar 4 2 0 2 11 12 −1 6
4   Laos 4 1 1 2 5 10 −5 4
5   Cambodia 4 0 0 4 1 12 −11 0
Source: AFF website
Vietnam  3–1  Cambodia
Tran Cong Minh   21'
Le Huynh Duc   30'
Vo Hoang Buu   80' (pen.)
Sony   67'
Attendance: 2,800
Indonesia  5–1  Laos
Husaini   5'
Irianto   15'
Kurniawan   17'
Darwis   34'
Sandria   65'
Savatdy   75'
Attendance: 2,800

Laos  1–1  Vietnam
Luang-Amath   72' Le Huynh Duc   85'
Attendance: 1,400
Myanmar  5–0  Cambodia
Tin Myo Aung   14'
Win Aung   35'54'
Myo Hlaing Win   71'
Maung Maung Oo   90'
Attendance: 1,500

Vietnam  4–1  Myanmar
Nguyen Huu Dang   6'
Le Huynh Duc   15'
Tran Cong Minh   48'
Nguyen Hong Son   63'
Maung Maung Htay   24'
Attendance: 2,000
Indonesia  3–0  Cambodia
Kurniawan   15'
Sandria   23'
Irianto   60'
Attendance: 2,000

Cambodia  0–1  Laos
Channiphone   39'
Attendance: 4,000
Indonesia  6–1  Myanmar
Husaini   7'66'
Sandria   20'26'
Lubis   28'
Irianto   39'
Maung Maung Htay   26'
Attendance: 4,000

Indonesia  1–1  Vietnam
Kurniawan   43' Vo Hoang Buu   77' (pen.)
Attendance: 1,300
Laos  2–4  Myanmar
Khenkitisack   40'
Phimmasean   45'
Win Aung   16'69'
Maung Maung Oo   35'
Myo Hlaing Win   82'
Attendance: 500

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Thailand 4 3 1 0 13 1 +12 10
  Malaysia 4 2 2 0 15 2 +13 8
  Singapore 4 2 1 1 7 2 +5 7
  Brunei 4 1 0 3 1 15 −14 3
  Philippines 4 0 0 4 0 16 −16 0
Singapore  1–1  Malaysia
Fandi   89' Sanbagamaran   76'
Attendance: 43,800
Philippines  0–5  Thailand
Santawong   10'38'
Senamuang   14'
Srithong-in   40'60'[note 1]
Attendance: 2,800

Malaysia  7–0  Philippines
Sanbagamaran   36'61'89'
Azman   43'
Shamsurin   53'81'
M. Chandran   78'
Attendance: 1,000
Singapore  3–0  Brunei
Haron   1'
Tan   4' (pen.)
Fandi   51'
Attendance: 8,400

Thailand  6–0  Brunei
Santawong   15'
Srithong-in   23'87'
Srimaka   35'67'
Senamuang   77'
Attendance: 8,000
Singapore  3–0  Philippines
Fandi   20'42'
Hai   73'
Attendance: 12,000

Brunei  1–0  Philippines
Irwan   28'
Attendance: 3,000
Thailand  1–1  Malaysia
Senamuang   28' Zainal   59'
Attendance: 14,000

Malaysia  6–0  Brunei
Sanbagamaran   3'
Shamsurin   37'
Anuar   47'60'
M. Chandran   82'89'
Attendance: 20,000
Singapore  0–1  Thailand
Srithong-in   70'
Attendance: 42,000

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
13 September
 
 
  Malaysia3
 
15 September
 
  Indonesia1
 
  Thailand1
 
13 September
 
  Malaysia0
 
  Thailand4
 
 
  Vietnam2
 
Third place
 
 
15 September
 
 
  Indonesia2
 
 
  Vietnam3

Semi-finalsEdit

Indonesia  1–3  Malaysia
Azmil   44' (o.g.) Sanbagamaran   5'
Rusdee   16'[note 2]
Shamsurin   76'
Attendance: 20,000
Thailand  4–2  Vietnam
Senamuang   3'
Srithong-in   9'24'
Srimaka   46'
Vo Hoang Buu   83' (pen.)
Nguyen Hong Son   88'
Attendance: 20,000

Third place play-offEdit

Indonesia  2–3  Vietnam
Kurniawan   66'
Tecuari   85'
Huynh Quoc Cuong   8'
Yeyen   27' (o.g.)
Vo Hoang Buu   73' (pen.)
Attendance: 32,000

FinalEdit

Thailand  1–0  Malaysia
Senamuang   9'
Attendance: 32,000

IncidentsEdit

Two Singaporeans and one Malaysian were arrested for attempting to fix a group stage game between Singapore and the Philippines. The three reportedly tried to bribe Filipino defender Judy Saluria for his side to concede seven goals so the Singapore can advance to the next round.[2]

AwardsEdit

 1996 AFF Championship 
 
Thailand
First title
Most Valuable Player Golden Boot Fairplay
  Zainal Abidin Hassan   Netipong Srithong-in   Brunei

GoalscorersEdit

7 goals
6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

Team statisticsEdit

This table will show the ranking of teams throughout the tournament.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD
Finals
1   Thailand 6 5 1 0 18 3 +15
2   Malaysia 6 3 2 1 18 4 +14
Semifinals
3   Vietnam 6 3 2 1 14 10 +4
4   Indonesia 6 3 1 2 18 9 +9
Eliminated in the group stage
5   Singapore 4 2 1 1 7 2 +5
6   Myanmar 4 2 0 2 11 12 –1
7   Laos 4 1 1 2 5 10 –5
8   Brunei 4 1 0 3 1 15 –14
9   Cambodia 4 0 0 4 1 12 –14
10   Philippines 4 0 0 4 0 16 –16

Media CoverageEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ RSSSF credits the 60th-minute goal to Yutthana Polsak.
  2. ^ RSSSF reports this as a Yap Wai Loon goal on the 16th minute.

ReferencesEdit

General
Specific
  1. ^ "About AFF - History of the ASEAN Football Federation". AseanFootball.org. ASEAN Football Federation. Retrieved 3 March 2010.
  2. ^ Hernandez, Jon (22 September 1996). "RP eleven nets nothing but three game fixers". Manila Standard Today. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  3. ^ "'Tiger Cup' soccer on Vintage TV". Manila Standard Today. 9 September 1996. Retrieved 26 March 2015.