2008 AFC U-16 Championship qualification

2008 AFC U-16 Championship qualification was the qualification for the 2008 AFC U-16 Championship football competition. The matches were held from 1 October to 7 November 2007.

The draw for the qualification stages was made on 22 December 2006 in Kuala Lumpur, seven groups with six teams and one group with three teams were made. However Afghanistan, the Philippines, Timor-Leste, the Maldives and Myanmar withdrew before the start of the qualification.

On 18 February 2008, the AFC Disciplinary Committee ejected eight teams for fielding overage players, including DPR Korea, Tajikistan and Iraq, who had originally qualified for the AFC U-16 Championship 2008.[1]

The winners and runners-up of Groups A–G along with the winner of the three-team Group H qualified for the finals. Hosts Uzbekistan also qualified automatically for the finals, after qualified by its own performances during the qualification.

GroupsEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Syria 5 5 0 0 20 2 +18 15 Final tournament
2   Yemen 5 3 1 1 12 8 +4 10
3   Qatar (H) 5 3 0 2 11 11 0 9
4   Oman 5 1 2 2 4 7 −3 5
5   Pakistan 5 1 1 3 4 10 −6 4
6   Kyrgyzstan 5 0 0 5 6 19 −13 0 Disqualified
Source: AFC
(H) Host
  • All matches were held in Qatar.
  • Times listed are UTC+3.
Syria  6–0  Pakistan
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Yemen  3–2  Kyrgyzstan
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Attendance: 50
Referee: Atallah Al-Enezi (Kuwait)
Oman  1–2  Qatar
Report
Attendance: 200
Referee: Mohamed Al-Saeedi (United Arab Emirates)

Yemen  1–1  Oman
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Attendance: 200
Referee: Alaa Al-Abadee (Iraq)
Qatar  1–0  Pakistan
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Attendance: 30
Referee: Sabah Kasim Khalaf (Iraq)
Kyrgyzstan  0–3  Syria
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Attendance: 200
Referee: Naser Al Enezi (Kuwait)

Kyrgyzstan  0–2  Oman
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Attendance: 10
Referee: Kadhum Auda (Iraq)
Syria  3–0  Qatar
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Attendance: 300
Referee: Atallah Al-Enezi (Kuwait)
Pakistan  0–1  Yemen
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Attendance: 30
Referee: Mohamed Al-Saeedi (United Arab Emirates)

Qatar  1–5  Yemen
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Attendance: 150
Referee: Naser Al Enezi (Kuwait)
Pakistan  4–2  Kyrgyzstan
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Attendance: 50
Referee: Atallah Al-Enezi (Kuwait)
Oman  0–4  Syria
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Attendance: 300
Referee: Alaa Al-Abadee (Iraq)

Syria  4–2  Yemen
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Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Mohamed Al-Saeedi (United Arab Emirates)
Pakistan  0–0  Oman
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Attendance: 200
Referee: Naser Al Enezi (Kuwait)
Kyrgyzstan  2–7  Qatar
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Attendance: 50
Referee: Alaa Al-Abadee (Iraq)

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Iran (H) 4 4 0 0 17 0 +17 12 Final tournament
2   Bahrain 4 2 1 1 5 9 −4 7
3   Kuwait 4 1 2 1 6 8 −2 5
4     Nepal 4 1 0 3 7 10 −3 3
5   Jordan 4 0 1 3 4 12 −8 1
6   Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Withdrew
Source: AFC
(H) Host
Nepal    2–3  Bahrain
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Jordan  3–3  Kuwait
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Attendance: 50
Referee: Hla Tint (Myanmar)

Nepal    3–1  Jordan
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Attendance: 20
Referee: Muhsen Basma (Syria)
Bahrain  0–7  Iran
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Attendance: 150

Bahrain  2–0  Jordan
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Iran  3–0  Kuwait
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Attendance: 150
Referee: Hla Tint (Myanmar)

Kuwait  3–2    Nepal
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Attendance: 20
Jordan  0–4  Iran
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Attendance: 200
Referee: Muhsen Basma (Syria)

Iran  3–0    Nepal
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Bahrain  0–0  Kuwait
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Attendance: 70
Referee: Hla Tint (Myanmar)

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Iraq 5 4 1 0 28 2 +26 13 Disqualified
2   India 5 4 1 0 18 2 +16 13 Final tournament
3   Saudi Arabia (H) 5 3 0 2 13 7 +6 9
4   Lebanon 5 2 0 3 9 15 −6 6
5   Sri Lanka 5 1 0 4 3 22 −19 3
6   Bhutan 5 0 0 5 1 24 −23 0 Disqualified
Source: AFC
(H) Host
Saudi Arabia  4–0  Bhutan
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Iraq  5–0  Lebanon
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Attendance: 100
Referee: Abdulrahman Racho (Syria)
India  6–0  Sri Lanka
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Attendance: 120
Referee: Jaafar Mahfoodh (Bahrain)

Iraq  2–2  India
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Attendance: 300
Referee: Jaafar Mahfoodh (Bahrain)
Sri Lanka  1–0  Bhutan
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Lebanon  1–4  Saudi Arabia
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Attendance: 400
Referee: Khalid Al-Senaani (United Arab Emirates)

Lebanon  0–3  India
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Attendance: 80
Referee: Khalid Al-Senaani (United Arab Emirates)
Saudi Arabia  5–0  Sri Lanka
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Attendance: 300
Referee: Abdulrahman Racho (Syria)
Bhutan  0–11  Iraq
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Sri Lanka  0–7  Iraq
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Attendance: 70
Referee: Jaafar Mahfoodh (Bahrain)
Bhutan  1–4  Lebanon
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India  3–0  Saudi Arabia
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Saudi Arabia  0–3  Iraq
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Attendance: 500
Referee: Abdulrahman Racho (Syria)
Bhutan  0–4  India
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Attendance: 200
Referee: Khalid Al-Senaani (United Arab Emirates)
Lebanon  4–2  Sri Lanka
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Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Uzbekistan 5 4 1 0 17 7 +10 13 Final tournament
2   Tajikistan 5 3 1 1 12 6 +6 10 Disqualified
3   Turkmenistan 5 2 2 1 8 8 0 8 Final tournament
4   United Arab Emirates (H) 5 2 1 2 20 9 +11 7
5   Bangladesh 5 1 0 4 14 19 −5 3 Disqualified
6   Palestine 5 0 1 4 4 26 −22 1
Source: AFC
(H) Host
Tajikistan  1–1  Turkmenistan
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  • Bobonazarov   38' (o.g.)
Attendance: 100
Referee: Naser Al-Ghafari (Jordan)
Bangladesh  9–1  Palestine
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Military Physical Education Centre, Abu Dhabi
Attendance: 200
Referee: Radwan Ghandour (Lebanon)
United Arab Emirates  2–2  Uzbekistan
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Military Physical Education Centre, Abu Dhabi
Attendance: 300
Referee: Chaiwat Kunsuta (Thailand)

Bangladesh  1–9  United Arab Emirates
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Military Physical Education Centre, Abu Dhabi
Attendance: 300
Referee: Abdullah Al Harrasi (Oman)
Palestine  0–4  Tajikistan
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Attendance: 100
Referee: Khalaf Al Labani (Yemen)
Uzbekistan  4–1  Turkmenistan
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Military Physical Education Centre, Abu Dhabi
Attendance: 150
Referee: Mukhtar Al Yarimi (Yemen)

Palestine  1–6  United Arab Emirates
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Military Physical Education Centre, Abu Dhabi
Attendance: 150
Referee: Radwan Ghandour (Lebanon)
Turkmenistan  3–1  Bangladesh
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Attendance: 100
Referee: Chaiwat Kunsuta (Thailand)
Tajikistan  1–2  Uzbekistan
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Military Physical Education Centre, Abu Dhabi
Attendance: 250
Referee: Naser Al-Ghafari (Jordan)

Uzbekistan  3–2  Bangladesh
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Attendance: 50
Referee: Abdullah Al Harrasi (Oman)
Turkmenistan  1–1  Palestine
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Military Physical Education Centre, Abu Dhabi
Attendance: 100
Referee: Khalaf Al Labani (Yemen)
United Arab Emirates  2–3  Tajikistan
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Military Physical Education Centre, Abu Dhabi
Attendance: 300
Referee: Mukhtar Al Yarimi (Yemen)

Tajikistan  3–1  Bangladesh
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Attendance: 100
Referee: Naser Al-Ghafari (Jordan)
Turkmenistan  2–1  United Arab Emirates
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Military Physical Education Centre, Abu Dhabi
Attendance: 200
Referee: Radwan Ghandour (Lebanon)
Palestine  1–6  Uzbekistan
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Military Physical Education Centre, Abu Dhabi
Attendance: 150
Referee: Chaiwat Kunsuta (Thailand)

Group EEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  China PR 4 4 0 0 28 1 +27 12
  Singapore 4 3 0 1 17 3 +14 9
  Mongolia 4 1 1 2 1 13 −12 4
  Guam 4 1 1 2 1 13 −12 4
  Macau 4 0 0 4 1 18 −17 0
  Philippines (W) 0 - - - - - 0
Source:[citation needed]
(W) Withdrew
Singapore  8–0  Mongolia
Salim   5'36'79'87'
Stanely   58'59'60'65'
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Attendance: 20
Referee: Sachiko Baba (Japan)

China PR  12–0  Macau
Nan Yunqi   16'20'30'51'
Wang Qingfeng   25'
Zhang Tianlong   29'
Jiang Xiaochen   36'
Guo Yi   56'76'
Yu Baobao   83'86'89'
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Attendance: 25
Referee: Mohd Yussof Mat Karim (Malaysia)

Singapore  4–0  Guam
Stanely   23'
Shahfiq   34'68'
Salim   39'
Report

Mongolia  0–5  China PR
Report Nan Yunqi   36'45+1'79'
Wang Qingfeng   37'
Jiang Xiaochen   54'
Attendance: 25
Referee: Jaafar Alawi Jawad Mahfoodh (Bahrain)

Mongolia  0–0  Guam
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Attendance: 11
Referee: Rustam Saidov (Uzbekistan)

Macau  1–4  Singapore
Trigo   40' Report Shahfiq   29'79'
Fazli   47'
Stanely   56'
Attendance: 5
Referee: Sachiko Baba (Japan)

Macau  0–1  Mongolia
Report Bayanjargal   24'
Attendance: 5
Referee: Mohd Yussof Mat Karim (Malaysia)

Guam  0–9  China PR
Report Wang Qingfeng   7'26'
Sun Dong   9'58'88'
Wang Tong   36'
Jiang Xiaochen   62'64'
Nan Yunqi   80'
Attendance: 10
Referee: Rustam Saidov (Uzbekistan)

Macau  0–1  Guam
Report Diambra Odi   86'

China PR  2–1  Singapore
Nan Yunqi   57'
Sun Dong   65'
Report Salim   4'
Attendance: 6
Referee: Jaafar Alawi Jawad Mahfoodh (Bahrain)

Group FEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Japan 5 5 0 0 22 1 +21 15
  Indonesia 5 3 0 2 7 4 +3 9
  Laos 5 3 0 2 12 3 +9 9
  Cambodia 5 1 2 2 3 15 −12 5
  Vietnam 5 0 2 3 2 11 −9 2
  Hong Kong 5 0 2 3 1 13 −12 2
Japan  2–0  Laos
Uchida   54'
Shibasaki   70'
Report

Vietnam  1–1  Cambodia
Huỳnh Vân Thành   58' Report Sokpheng   70'
Attendance: 300
Referee: Cha Sung-Mi (Korea Republic)

Hong Kong  0–1  Indonesia
Report Alan   47'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Lee Min-Hu (Korea Republic)

Cambodia  0–7  Japan
Report Sugimoto   1'13'32'78'89'
Usami   30'
Haraguchi   66'
Attendance: 300
Referee: Dilovar Orzuev (Tajikistan)

Vietnam  0–0  Hong Kong
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Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Arjunan Ajjagowder (India)

Indonesia  1–0  Laos
Reffa   63' (pen.) Report
Attendance: 6,500
Referee: Dilovar Orzuev (Tajikistan)

Cambodia  1–1  Hong Kong
Mony Udom   37' Report Fong Pak Lun   10'

Japan  2–1  Indonesia
Haraguchi   21'
Usami   29'
Report Reffa   18' (pen.)
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Arjunan Ajjagowder (India)

Laos  2–1  Vietnam
Vilayout   66'
Konekham   86'
Report Hoàng Văn Nhuận   10'
Attendance: 300
Referee: Lee Min-Hu (Korea Republic)

Hong Kong  0–7  Japan
Report Takagi   15'40'
Mochizuki   19'
Haraguchi   39'
Doi   60'68'
Ito   89'
Attendance: 500
Referee: Cha Sung-Mi (Korea Republic)

Indonesia  4–1  Vietnam
Alan   78'81'87'90+3' Report Nguyễn Dinh Lợi   62'

Laos  6–0  Cambodia
Soukaphone   24'
Kita   41'
Ketsada   63' (pen.)
Vilayout   69'75'
Keoviengphet   77'
Report
Attendance: 300
Referee: Arjunan Ajjagowder (India)

Japan  4–0  Vietnam
Doi   33'
Ito   36'
Shibahara   48'
Miyaichi   75'
Report
Attendance: 500
Referee: Lee Min-Hu (Korea Republic)

Laos  4–0  Hong Kong
Kita   23'55'
Soukaphone   31'84'
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Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Cha Sung-Mi (Korea Republic)

Cambodia  1–0  Indonesia
Sotheth   85' Report
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Dilovar Orzuev (Tajikistan)

Group GEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  North Korea 2 1 1 0 4 0 +4 4
  Australia 2 1 1 0 2 0 +2 4
  Malaysia 2 0 0 2 0 6 −6 0
  Timor-Leste (W) 0 - - - - - 0
  Maldives (W) 0 - - - - - 0
  Myanmar (W) 0 - - - - - 0
Source:[citation needed]
(W) Withdrew
Malaysia  0–2  Australia
Report Warren   14'
Babalj   26'
Attendance: 200
Referee: Ram Krishna Gosh (Bangladesh)

Australia  0–0  North Korea
Report

North Korea  4–0  Malaysia
Ri Hyok-Chol   8'35'
Rim Kwang-Hyok   48'
Jong Il-Gwan   62'
Report
Attendance: 269
Referee: Chawalit Sananwai (Thailand)

Group HEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  South Korea 4 3 0 1 28 5 +23 9
  Thailand 4 2 0 2 15 7 +8 6
  Chinese Taipei 4 1 0 3 2 33 −31 3
South Korea  11–0  Chinese Taipei
Rim Chang-Woo   31'
Lim Dong-Cheon   32'50'
Lee Chang   43'49'74'
Lee Seung-Min   62'
Cho Min-Woo   68'
Kim Dong-Min   72'
Lee Jong-Ho   85'
Tien Chih-Yuan   90' (o.g.)
Report

Chinese Taipei  2–1  Thailand
Lin Chang-Fa   29'
Chang Hao-Wei   75'
Report Poemtawee   44'
Attendance: 200
Referee: Huang Junjie (China PR)

Thailand  1–4  South Korea
Srisai   8' Report Lee Dong-Nyck   53'
Lee Chang   70'
Lee Jong-Ho   76'
Lee Seung-Min   87'

Chinese Taipei  0–12  South Korea
Report Lee Chang   18'43'55'69'
Lee Jong-Ho   19'21'87'
Kim Jin-Su   49'62'
Lee Seung-Min   71'
Nam Seung-Woo   86'
Joo Ik-Seong   90+1'
Attendance: 50
Referee: Huang Junjie (China PR)

Thailand  9–0  Chinese Taipei
Chuaisinuan   7'74'
Duangfa   23'39'58'78'
Chumuang   81'89'
Yooyen   82'
Report

South Korea  1–4  Thailand
Jung Dong-Cheol   55' Report Cheepnurat   35'
Chumuang   71'80'
Yooyen   84'

Countries to participate in 2008 AFC U-16 ChampionshipEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit