2005 AFC Cup

The 2005 AFC Cup was the 2nd edition of the AFC Cup, playing between clubs from nations who are members of the Asian Football Confederation.

2005 AFC Cup
Tournament details
Dates9 March – 26 October 2005
Teams18 (from 9 associations)
Final positions
ChampionsJordan Al-Faisaly (1st title)
Runners-upLebanon Al-Nejmeh
Tournament statistics
Matches played62
Goals scored167 (2.69 per match)
2004
2006

QualificationEdit

The 'developing' 9 nations in the Asian Football Confederation were invited to nominate one or two clubs to participate in the 2005 competition.

Central & West Asia

  Jordan (2) Al-Faisaly (Amman) (2003–04 Jordan League champions & 2003–04 Jordan FA Cup winners)

Al-Hussein (Irbid) (2003–04 Jordan League runners-up)

  Lebanon (2) Al-Nejmeh Beirut (2003–04 Lebanese Premier League champions)
Al Ahed Beirut (2004 Lebanese FA Cup winners)
  Turkmenistan (2) Nebitçi Balkanabat (2004 Turkmenistan League champions & 2004 Turkmenistan Cup winners)
Nisa Aşgabat (2004 Turkmenistan League runners-up)

East Asia

  Bangladesh (2) Brothers Union Dhaka (2004 Bangladesh National Football Championship champions)
Muktijoddha Sangsad Dhaka (2004 Bangladesh National Football Championship runners-up)
  Hong Kong (2)
Sun Hei (2003–04 Hong Kong First Division League champions)
Happy Valley (2004 Hong Kong FA Cup winners)
  India (2) East Bengal Club Calcutta (2003–04 Indian National Football League champions)
Dempo SC Goa (2004 Indian Federation Cup winners)
  Malaysia (2) Pahang FA (2004 Super League Malaysia champions)
Perak FA (2004 Malaysian FA Cup winners)
  Maldives (2) Club Valencia (2004 Dhivehi League champions & 2004 Maldives FA Cup winners)
New Radiant (2004 Dhivehi League runners-up)
  Singapore (2) Tampines Rovers FC (2004 S.League champions & 2004 Singapore Cup winners)
Home United FC (2004 S.League runners-up)

Group stageEdit

Key to colors in group tables:

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Al-Faisaly (Amman) 6 4 2 0 15 5 +10 14
  Nebitçi Balkanabat 6 2 2 2 11 11 0 8
  East Bengal Club Calcutta 6 2 1 3 6 11 −5 7
  Muktijoddha Sangsad Dhaka 6 1 1 4 3 8 −5 4





Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Al-Hussein (Irbid) 4 3 0 1 11 4 +7 9
  Al Ahed Beirut 4 3 0 1 6 6 0 9
  Dempo SC Goa 4 0 0 4 0 7 −7 0





Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Al-Nejmeh Beirut 4 4 0 0 8 1 +7 12
  Nisa Aşgabat 4 0 2 2 1 3 −2 2
  Brothers Union Dhaka 4 0 2 2 2 7 −5 2





Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Sun Hei 6 3 3 0 12 5 +7 12
  Tampines Rovers FC 6 3 2 1 12 6 +6 11
  Club Valencia 6 1 2 3 5 14 −9 5
  Perak FA 6 1 1 4 7 11 −4 4





  Perak FA1–2  Club Valencia
Syamsul Saad   37' (pen) Mukhthar Naseer   45+1'
Ali Umar   84'

Group EEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Home United FC 6 4 1 1 13 5 +8 13
  New Radiant 6 3 1 2 6 4 +2 10
  Pahang FA 6 2 3 1 10 8 +2 9
  Happy Valley 6 0 1 5 2 14 −12 1





Best runners-upEdit

Three best runners-up qualify for the quarter finals.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Tampines Rovers FC 6 3 2 1 12 6 +6 11
  New Radiant 6 3 1 2 6 4 +2 10
  Al Ahed Beirut 4 3 0 1 6 6 0 9
  Nebitçi Balkanabat 6 2 2 2 11 11 0 8
  Nisa Aşgabat 4 0 2 2 1 3 −2 2

Knockout stageEdit

Quarter finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
New Radiant   1–0   Al-Hussein (Irbid) 1–0 0–0
Al-Faisaly   2–0   Tampines Rovers 1–0 1–0
Home United   2–6   Al-Nejmeh 0–3 2–3
Al-Ahed   2–3   Sun Hei 1–0 1–3

First legEdit




Second legEdit




Sun Hei  3–1  Al-Ahed
Akosah   42'
Lee Kin Wo   52'
Lau Chi Keung   90' (pen.)
Mohammed Abou Atiq   45+2'

Semi finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
New Radiant   2–5   Al-Faisaly (Amman) 1–1 1–4
Al-Nejmeh Beirut   6–2   Sun Hei 3–0 3–2

First leg


Second leg

FinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al-Faisaly (Amman)   4–2   Al-Nejmeh Beirut 1–0 3–2

First leg


Second leg

2005 AFC Cup Winners
 
Al-Faisaly (Amman)
First title

See alsoEdit

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