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2010 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC Second Round

This page provides the summaries of the AFC Second Round matches for the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification.


Among the 19 winners of the first round, the 11 highest ranked teams (according to the first round seeding) received a bye and advanced to the third round of the Asian qualifiers (along with the 5 teams directly seeded to the third round). The eight remaining first round winners played in this round. Those ranked 16–19 were randomly drawn against teams ranked from 12–15, and the draw (which allocated positions in the draw by seeding only) took place on 6 August 2007 in the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Hong Kong  0–0  Turkmenistan
Attendance: 2,823
Turkmenistan  3–0  Hong Kong
Nasyrov   42'
Bayramov   53'
Mirzoyev   80'

Turkmenistan won 3–0 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.

Indonesia  1–4  Syria
Sudarsono   39' Report Esmaeel   17'
Al Zeno   34'
Chaabo   43'
Rafe   90+3'
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Mohsen Torky (Iran)
Syria  7–0  Indonesia
Chaabo   40'44'87'
Rafe   60'72'90'
Al Hussain   81' (pen.)
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Sun Baojie (China)

Syria won 11–1 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.

Singapore  2–0  Tajikistan
Duric   23'44' Report
Tajikistan  1–1  Singapore
Ismailov   2' Report Shah   25'
Attendance: 21,500

Singapore won 3–1 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.

Yemen  1–1  Thailand
Al Nono   43' Report Chaikamdee   35'
Thailand  1–0  Yemen
Chaikamdee   16' Report

Thailand won 2–1 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.



There were 22 goals scored in 8 games, for an average of 2.75 goals per game.

Players in bold advanced to the next round in qualifying.

4 goals
2 goals
1 goal