2008 AFF Women's Championship

The 2008 AFF Women's Championship was held from 8 to 20 October 2008, hosted by Vietnam. All games were played at the Thanh Long Sports Centre in Ho Chi Minh City. The hosts managed to get through to the final, but failed to win the title after losing 0–1 to Australia, who made their debut in the tournament since Football Australia transferred to the Asian Football Confederation in 2006 and were assigned to the ASEAN Football Federation.

2008 AFF Women's Championship
Tournament details
Host country Vietnam
CityHo Chi Minh City
Dates8–20 October
Teams9 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Australia (1st title)
Runners-up Vietnam
Third place Thailand
Fourth place Myanmar
Tournament statistics
Matches played20
Goals scored103 (5.15 per match)
2007
2011

Group stage edit

Group A edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Vietnam (H) 4 4 0 0 24 1 +23 12
  Myanmar 4 3 0 1 21 3 +18 9
  Laos 4 2 0 2 4 14 −10 6
  Indonesia 4 1 0 3 3 11 −8 3
  Malaysia 4 0 0 4 1 24 −23 0
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Hosts
Myanmar  1–3  Vietnam
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City
Indonesia  0–1  Laos
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam  4–0  Indonesia
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City
Malaysia  0–7  Myanmar
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City

Myanmar  7–0  Laos
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City
Malaysia  0–11  Vietnam
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City

Laos  3–1  Malaysia
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City
Indonesia  0–6  Myanmar
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City

Indonesia  3–0  Malaysia
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City
Laos  0–6  Vietnam
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City

Group B edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Australia 3 3 0 0 15 0 +15 9
  Thailand 3 2 0 1 18 2 +16 6
  Philippines 3 1 0 2 3 20 −17 3
  Singapore 3 0 0 3 1 15 −14 0
Australia  2–0  Thailand
Balomenos   71', 86'
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City
Philippines  3–1  Singapore
  • Sun Jie   5'
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City

Singapore  0–6  Thailand
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City
Australia  7–0  Philippines
Rollason   34', 53'
Tristram   36', 81'
Sykes   65'
Balomenos   86', 90'
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City

Thailand  12–0  Philippines
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City
Singapore  0–6  Australia
Colthorpe   6', 22'
Sykes   51'
Tristram   69'
Balomenos   78'
Mastrantonio   90'
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City

Knockout stage edit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
18 October – Ho Chi Minh City
 
 
  Vietnam 2
 
20 October – Ho Chi Minh City
 
  Thailand1
 
  Vietnam 0
 
18 October – Ho Chi Minh City
 
  Australia1
 
  Australia 5
 
 
  Myanmar1
 
Third Place
 
 
20 October – Ho Chi Minh City
 
 
  Thailand 3
 
 
  Myanmar0

Semi-finals edit

Vietnam  2–1  Thailand
Trần Thị Kim Hồng   8' (pen.), 50' (pen.) Nisa   52'
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City
Australia  5–1  Myanmar
Chapman   3'
Uzunlar   19'
Colthorpe   27' (pen.)
Tristram   42'
Carroll   65' (pen.)
Aye Nandar Hlaing   76' (pen.)
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City

Third place match edit

Thailand  3–0  Myanmar
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City

Final edit

Vietnam  0–1  Australia
Đào Thị Miện   79' (o.g.)
Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City

Awards edit

 2008 AFF Women's Championship champions 
 
Australia
First title

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Statistics edit

There were 103 goals scored in 20 matches, for an average of 5.15 goals per match.

6 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

1 own goal

Final ranking edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Final result
1   Australia 5 5 0 0 21 1 +20 15 Champions
2   Vietnam (H) 6 5 0 1 26 3 +23 15 Runners-up
3   Thailand 5 3 0 2 22 4 +18 9 Third place
4   Myanmar 6 3 0 3 22 11 +11 9 Fourth place
5   Laos 4 2 0 2 4 14 −10 6 Eliminated in
group stage
6   Indonesia 4 1 0 3 3 11 −8 3
7   Philippines 3 1 0 2 3 20 −17 3
8   Singapore 3 0 0 3 1 15 −14 0
9   Malaysia 4 0 0 4 1 24 −23 0
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Hosts

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