2010 AFC Women's Asian Cup

The 2010 AFC Women's Asian Cup was held from 19–30 May[1] at the Chengdu Sports Centre in China PR. The winners, Australia, runners-up, Korea DPR, and third-place team, Japan qualified for the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.[2]

2010 AFC Women's Asian Cup
Tournament details
Host countryChina
Dates19–30 May
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Australia (1st title)
Runners-up North Korea
Third place Japan
Fourth place China PR
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored45 (2.81 per match)
Attendance59,910 (3,744 per match)
2008
2014

With this victory, Australia women's had become the first ever national team to win in two different confederations, having won the OFC Women's Nations Cup three times before. Their success was later followed by their fellow men's team at the men's tournament less than 5 years later.

QualificationEdit

Direct entry
Via qualification

Group stagesEdit

The two groups were drawn on 21 November 2009 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[3]

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Japan 3 3 0 0 14 1 +13 9
  North Korea 3 2 0 1 6 2 +4 6
  Thailand 3 1 0 2 2 7 −5 3
  Myanmar 3 0 0 3 0 12 −12 0
North Korea  3–0  Thailand
Jon Myong-hwa   1'
Kim Yong-ae   2'
Jo Yun-mi   73'
Report[permanent dead link]
Attendance: 260
Referee: Bentla D'Coth (India)
Japan  8–0  Myanmar
Azusa Iwashimizu   4'
Homare Sawa   10'71'
Mami Yamaguchi   28' (pen.)60'
Aya Sameshima   50'
Aya Miyama   54'
Megumi Kamionobe   85'
Report
Attendance: 360
Referee: Hong Eun-ah (South Korea)

Thailand  0–4  Japan
Report Megumi Takase   28'
Manami Nakano   42'
Rumi Utsugi   45+3'
Kozue Ando   55'
Attendance: 550
Referee: Bentla D'Coth (India)
Myanmar  0–2  North Korea
Report[permanent dead link] Yun Song-mi   17'
Jo Yun-mi   84'
Attendance: 360
Referee: Wang Jia (China PR)

North Korea  1–2  Japan
Ra Un-sim   70' Report[permanent dead link] Kozue Ando   4' (pen.)
Yūki Nagasato   14'
Attendance: 400
Referee: Hong Eun-ah (South Korea)
Myanmar  0–2  Thailand
Report[permanent dead link] Junpen Seesraum   15'
Waranya Chaikantree   89'
Attendance: 180
Referee: Wang Jia (China PR)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  China PR 3 2 1 0 6 0 +6 7
  Australia 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6
  South Korea 3 1 1 1 6 3 +3 4
  Vietnam 3 0 0 3 0 12 −12 0
Australia  2–0  Vietnam
Leena Khamis   29'
Kylie Ledbrook   51' (pen.)
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Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Ri Hyang-ok (North Korea)
China PR  0–0  South Korea
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Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Pannipar Kamnueng (Thailand)

South Korea  1–3  Australia
Kang Sun-mi   71' Report[permanent dead link] Kim Carroll   52'
Lisa De Vanna   59'
Sam Kerr   66'
Attendance: 600
Referee: Sachiko Yamagishi (Japan)
Vietnam  0–5  China PR
Report[permanent dead link] Li Danyang   8'
Yuan Fan   12'
Zhang Rui   37'
Bi Yan   45+1' (pen.)
Han Duan   51'
Attendance: 8,500
Referee: Semaksuk Praew (Thailand)

China PR  1–0  Australia
Zhang Rui   9' Report[permanent dead link]
Attendance: 11,000
Referee: Sachiko Yamagishi (Japan)
Vietnam  0–5  South Korea
Report[permanent dead link] Yoo Young-a   20'21'66'
Cha Yun-hee   28'
Jung Hye-in   36'
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Ri Hyang-ok (North Korea)

Knockout stagesEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
27 May
 
 
  Japan 0
 
30 May
 
  Australia 1
 
  Australia 1 (5)
 
27 May
 
  North Korea 1 (4)
 
  China PR 0
 
 
  North Korea 1 (a.e.t.)
 
Third place
 
 
30 May
 
 
  Japan 2
 
 
  China PR 0

Semi-finalsEdit

Japan  0–1  Australia
Report[permanent dead link] Kate Gill   45+1'
Attendance: 1,200
Referee: Pannipar Kamnueng (Thailand)
China PR  0–1 (a.e.t.)  North Korea
Report[permanent dead link] Kim Kyong-hwa   109'
Attendance: 12,500
Referee: Semaksuk Praew (Thailand)

Third place matchEdit

Japan  2–0  China PR
Kozue Ando   18'
Homare Sawa   62'
Report[permanent dead link]
Attendance: 5,800
Referee: Hong Eun-ah (South Korea)

FinalEdit

AwardsEdit

 AFC Women's Asian Cup 2010 Winners 
 
Australia
First title
Most Valuable Player Top Scorer Fairplay Award
  Jo Yun-mi   Kozue Ando (3 goals)   China PR

Goal scorersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "AFC Calendar of Competitions 2010" (PDF). Images.the-afc.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 June 2012. Retrieved 26 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Matildas win Asian Cup on penalties". Smh.com.au. 31 May 2010. Retrieved 2 August 2012.
  3. ^ "All set for AFC Women's Asian Cup 2010 Finals draw". The-afc.com. Retrieved 26 August 2012.

External linksEdit

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