2003 AFC Futsal Championship

The 2003 AFC Futsal Championship was held in Tehran and Karaj, Iran from 27 July to 5 August 2003.

2003 AFC Futsal Championship
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Tournament details
Host countryIran
DatesJuly 27 – August 5
Teams16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Iran (5th title)
Runners-up Japan
Third place Thailand
Fourth place Kuwait
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored286 (8.94 per match)
Top scorer(s)Iran Vahid Shamsaei (24)
Best player(s)Iran Vahid Shamsaei
2002
2004

VenuesEdit

Tehran Karaj
Azadi Indoor Stadium Enghelab Indoor Stadium
Capacity: 12,000 Capacity: 2,500
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DrawEdit

Group A Group B Group C Group D

  Japan
  Kuwait
  Macau
  Palestine

  South Korea
  Indonesia
  Chinese Taipei
  Hong Kong
  Brunei

  Iran
  Kyrgyzstan
  China
  Lebanon

  Thailand
  Uzbekistan
  Iraq
  Malaysia
  Turkmenistan

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Japan 3 3 0 0 23 1 +22 9
  Kuwait 3 2 0 1 23 13 +10 6
  Palestine 3 1 0 2 16 15 +1 3
  Macau 3 0 0 3 2 35 −33 0
Japan  4 – 0  Palestine

Kuwait  12 – 1  Macau

Kuwait  11 – 7  Palestine

Japan  14 – 1  Macau

Japan  5 – 0  Kuwait

Macau  0 – 9  Palestine

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  South Korea 3 3 0 0 18 10 +8 9
  Chinese Taipei 3 2 0 1 14 14 0 6
  Hong Kong 3 1 0 2 13 15 −2 3
  Indonesia 3 0 0 3 14 20 −6 0
South Korea  5 – 2  Hong Kong




Hong Kong  8 – 6  Indonesia

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Iran 3 3 0 0 37 5 +32 9
  Kyrgyzstan 3 2 0 1 15 16 −1 6
  Lebanon 3 1 0 2 8 23 −15 3
  China 3 0 0 3 9 25 −16 0
Iran  15 – 2  Lebanon

China  4 – 9  Kyrgyzstan

China  3 – 4  Lebanon

Iran  10 – 1  Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan  5 – 2  Lebanon

Iran  12 – 2  China

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Thailand 3 3 0 0 11 1 +10 9
  Uzbekistan 3 2 0 1 10 5 +5 6
  Iraq 3 1 0 2 12 10 +2 3
  Malaysia 3 0 0 3 3 20 −17 0
Thailand  3 – 1  Iraq

Thailand  7 – 0  Malaysia

Iraq  3 – 5  Uzbekistan

Thailand  1 – 0  Uzbekistan

Iraq  8 – 2  Malaysia

Malaysia  1 – 5  Uzbekistan

Knockout stageEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
August 3 – Tehran
 
 
  Japan7
 
August 4 – Tehran
 
  Chinese Taipei0
 
  Japan (aet)3
 
August 3 – Tehran
 
  Thailand2
 
  Thailand2
 
August 5 – Tehran
 
  Kyrgyzstan1
 
  Japan4
 
August 3 – Tehran
 
  Iran6
 
  Iran7
 
August 4 – Tehran
 
  Uzbekistan2
 
  Iran10
 
August 3 – Tehran
 
  Kuwait2 Third place
 
  South Korea1 (5)
 
August 5 – Tehran
 
  Kuwait (p)1 (6)
 
  Thailand8
 
 
  Kuwait2
 

Quarter-finalsEdit

South Korea  1 – 1 (a.e.t.)  Kuwait
Kim Chul-ho   7' Al-Othman   17'
Penalties
5 – 6

Thailand  2 – 1  Kyrgyzstan
Polsak   14'
Issarasuwipakorn   36'
Abdyraimov   37'

Japan  7 – 0  Chinese Taipei
Fujii      
Ichihara  
Watanabe  
Sagane  
Kogure  

Iran  7 – 2  Uzbekistan
Shamsaei      
Dadashi  
Mohammadi  
Abdollahnejad  
Zareei  
 
 

Semi-finalsEdit

Japan  3 – 2 (a.e.t.)  Thailand
Kogure   10'
Maeda   13'   50'
Issarasuwipakorn   5'
Munjarern   35'

Iran  10 – 2  Kuwait
Mohammadi    
Shamsaei    
Shandizi    
Abdollahnejad    
Raeisi  
Zareei  
Hussain  
Al-Mass  

Third place play-offEdit

Thailand  8 – 2  Kuwait
Polsak   3'
Piemkum   9'22'
Munjarern   13'16'19'
Innui   37'39'
Al-Othman   26'
Al-Enezi   34'

FinalEdit

Japan  4 – 6  Iran
Nambata   12'
Suzumura   26'
Maeda   28'
Ichihara   33'
Heidarian   2'31'
Shamsaei   5'6'22'38'
Attendance: 12,000

AwardsEdit

 AFC Futsal Championship 2003 Winners 
 
Iran
5th title
Vahid Shamsaei, Mohammad Hashemzadeh, Siamak Dadashi, Saeid Abdollahnejad, Mohammad Reza Heidarian, Reza Nasseri, Hamid Shandizi, Kazem Mohammadi, Mohsen Zareei, Ali Saneei, Ahmad Pariazar, Majid Raeisi, Hamid Neshatjoo, Hamid Reza Abrarinia
Coach:   Mohammad Hassan Ansarifard

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