2005 East Asian Football Championship

The 2005 EAFF East Asian Football Championship was a football competition between teams from East Asian countries and territories held from 31 July to 7 August 2005 in South Korea, with the qualifiers held in Taiwan in March 2005.[citation needed]

2005 East Asian Football Championship
Tournament details
Host countrySouth Korea
Dates5–13 March, 2005 (Preliminary)
31 July – 7 August, 2005 (Finals)
Teams9 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions China PR (1st title)
Runners-up Japan
Third place North Korea
Fourth place South Korea
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored81 (5.06 per match)
Best player(s)China Ji Mingyi
2003
2008

China PR, South Korea, and Japan were the automatic finalists. The fourth finalist spot was competed among North Korea, Guam, Hong Kong, Chinese Taipei, and Mongolia. North Korea was the winner in the qualifiers.

Participating teamsEdit

PreliminaryEdit

FinalsEdit

VenuesEdit

Preliminary competitionEdit

MatchesEdit

Macau was suspended by FIFA from entering the competition during the match period.[1][2] Each countries played against the other 4 countries on a round robin basis.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  North Korea 4 4 0 0 31 0 +31 12
  Hong Kong 4 3 0 1 26 2 +24 9
  Chinese Taipei 4 1 1 2 9 7 +2 4
  Mongolia 4 1 1 2 4 13 –9 4
  Guam 4 0 0 4 1 49 –48 0

All times are local time, National Standard Time (UTC+08:00)

Chinese Taipei  9–0  Guam
Tu Ming-Feng   8'
Kuo Yin-huong   10'20'69'
Chiang Shih-lu   56'70'
He Ming-chan   66'83'90+3'
Report
Hong Kong  6–0  Mongolia
Chu Siu Kei   30'
Law Chun Bong   48'
Wong Chun Yue   50'
Lam Ka Wai   73'
Chan Yiu Lun   90+2'90+3'
Report

Guam  0–15  Hong Kong
Report Chan Wai Ho   1'
Chan Siu Ki   8'18'28'30'36'42'87'
Chan Yiu Lun   16'31'
Wong Chun Yue   24'43'45'
Chu Siu Kei   67'
Poon Man Tik   89'
North Korea  6–0  Mongolia
Kim Kwang-hyok   18'39'66'
Ri Hyok-chol   22'30'
Hong Yong-jo   64'
Report

Mongolia  4–1  Guam
Ganbaatar   31'34'
Davaa   46'
Bold   81'
Report Pangelinan   69'

Guam  0–21  North Korea
Report Hong Yong-jo   6'17'
Choe Chol-man   10'37'54'
Kim Kwang-hyok   21'43'61'63'71'76'77'
Kim Yong-jun   29'39'49'
Kang Jin-hyok   31'44'65'84'90+1'
Pak Nam-chol   83'

Personal AwardsEdit

Best Goalkeeper Best Defender Top Scorer Most Valuable Player Fairplay Award
  Fan Chun Yip   Jang Sok-chol   Kim Kwang-hyok   Kim Jun-yong   Mongolia

Final tournamentEdit

SquadsEdit

MatchesEdit

The final tournament started on 31 July 2005. China won their first ever international title. The next tournament was scheduled for 2008.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Result
1   China PR (C) 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2 5 Champions
2   Japan 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4 Runners-up
3   North Korea 3 1 1 1 1 2 −1 4 Third place
4   South Korea (H) 3 0 2 1 1 2 −1 2 Fourth place
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (H) Host

Japan  2–2  China PR
Moniwa   59'
T. Tanaka   87'
Report Li Jinyu   37'
Zhang Yonghai   43'


China PR  2–0  North Korea
Li Yan   13'
Xie Hui   65'
Report

Personal awardsEdit

Best Goalkeeper Best Defender Most Valuable Player Fair Play Award
  Lee Woon-jae   Zhang Yaokun   Ji Mingyi   Japan

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
1   China PR
2   Japan
3   North Korea
4   South Korea
5   Hong Kong
6   Chinese Taipei
7   Mongolia
8   Guam

WinnersEdit

 East Asian Football Championship 2005 Winners 
 
China PR
First title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Macau suspended by FIFA due to political interference". ESPN. 15 February 2005. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  2. ^ "FIFA suspends the Macau Football Association". FIFA. 15 February 2005. Archived from the original on 17 July 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2014.

External linksEdit