2001 AFC Futsal Championship

The 2001 AFC Futsal Championship was held in Tehran, Iran from 14 July to 20 July 2001.

2001 AFC Futsal Championship
Tournament details
Host countryIran
DatesJuly 14–20
Teams14 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Iran (3rd title)
Runners-up Uzbekistan
Third place South Korea
Fourth place Japan
Tournament statistics
Matches played34
Goals scored328 (9.65 per match)
Top scorer(s)Iran Vahid Shamsaei (31)
2000
2002

VenueEdit

Tehran
Azadi Indoor Stadium
Capacity: 12,000
 

DrawEdit

Group A Group B Group C

  Iran
  Japan
  Singapore
  Chinese Taipei
  Palestine

  Kazakhstan
  Uzbekistan
  Malaysia
  Kuwait
  Tajikistan

  Thailand
  South Korea
  Kyrgyzstan
  Iraq

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Iran 4 4 0 0 62 9 +53 12
  Palestine 4 3 0 1 22 23 −1 9
  Japan 4 2 0 2 20 17 +3 6
  Chinese Taipei 4 1 0 3 16 25 −9 3
  Singapore 4 0 0 4 6 52 −46 0
Iran  16 – 4  Palestine



Japan  6 – 5  Chinese Taipei

Iran  28 – 0  Singapore

Singapore  1 – 8  Japan

Palestine  3 – 2  Japan

Iran  10 – 1  Chinese Taipei

Japan  4 – 8  Iran

Singapore  2 – 9  Palestine

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Kazakhstan 4 3 1 0 22 6 +16 10
  Uzbekistan 4 3 1 0 22 10 +12 10
  Kuwait 4 2 0 2 12 14 −2 6
  Tajikistan 4 1 0 3 16 26 −10 3
  Malaysia 4 0 0 4 11 27 −16 0
Kazakhstan  4 – 0  Kuwait

Tajikistan  9 – 1  Malaysia

Kuwait  6 – 4  Tajikistan

Uzbekistan  7 – 1  Tajikistan

Kazakhstan  4 – 2  Malaysia

Malaysia  5 – 10  Uzbekistan

Kuwait  2 – 3  Uzbekistan

Kazakhstan  12 – 2  Tajikistan

Uzbekistan  2 – 2  Kazakhstan

Malaysia  3 – 4  Kuwait

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Thailand 3 2 0 1 21 10 +11 6
  South Korea 3 2 0 1 15 15 0 6
  Kyrgyzstan 3 1 1 1 13 16 −3 4
  Iraq 3 0 1 2 8 16 −8 1
Thailand  3 – 4  Kyrgyzstan

Iraq  1 – 3  South Korea

Kyrgyzstan  5 – 5  Iraq

South Korea  4 – 10  Thailand

Iraq  2 – 8  Thailand

Third placed teamsEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Japan 4 2 0 2 20 17 +3 6
  Kuwait 4 2 0 2 12 14 −2 6
  Kyrgyzstan 3 1 1 1 13 16 −3 4

Knockout stageEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
July 18 – Tehran
 
 
  Iran18
 
July 20 – Tehran
 
  Kuwait2
 
  Iran8
 
July 18 – Tehran
 
  Japan2
 
  Kazakhstan2 (6)
 
July 20 – Tehran
 
  Japan (p)2 (7)
 
  Iran9
 
July 18 – Tehran
 
  Uzbekistan0
 
  Thailand3
 
July 20 – Tehran
 
  Uzbekistan (aet)4
 
  Uzbekistan4
 
July 18 – Tehran
 
  South Korea0 Third place
 
  Palestine2
 
July 20 – Tehran
 
  South Korea3
 
  Japan1
 
 
  South Korea2
 

Quarter-finalsEdit

Iran  18 – 2  Kuwait

Kazakhstan  2 – 2 (a.e.t.)  Japan
Penalties
6 – 7

Thailand  3 – 4 (a.e.t.)  Uzbekistan

Palestine  2 – 3  South Korea

Semi-finalsEdit

Iran  8 – 2  Japan

Third place play-offEdit

Japan  1 – 2  South Korea

FinalEdit

Iran  9 – 0  Uzbekistan
Saneei  
Dadashi  
Hashemzadeh  
Heidarian  
Pariazar  
Shamsaei        
Attendance: 12,000

AwardsEdit

 AFC Futsal Championship 2001 Winners 
 
Iran
3rd title
Amir Farrashi, Mansour Molaei, Reza Nasseri, Mohammad Reza Heidarian, Ali Saneei, Mohammad Hashemzadeh, Ahmad Pariazar, Kazem Mohammadi, Majid Raeisi, Hamid Shandizi, Vahid Shamsaei, Siamak Dadashi, Mojtaba Moeini, Majid Molazem
Coach:   Victor Hermans

ReferencesEdit