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The 2010 WAFF Championship was the 6th edition of the West Asian Football Federation Championship, an international tournament for selected West Asian countries and territories. It was hosted by Jordan, after Lebanon was deemed not capable of hosting.[1] The competition was eventually won for the first time by Kuwait, after beating defending champions, Iran.

2010 WAFF Championship
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Tournament details
Host countryJordan
Dates24 September – 3 October
Teams9 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Kuwait (1st title)
Runners-up Iran
Tournament statistics
Matches played12
Goals scored36 (3 per match)
Attendance92,000 (7,667 per match)
Top scorer(s)Yemen Ali Al-Nono (4 goals)
2008
2012

DrawEdit

Nine teams entered the tournament and were drawn into three groups of three teams. The draw for the competition was made on Thursday 1 July 2010.[2]

Group A Group B Group C

  Iran (Holders)
  Bahrain
  Oman

  Jordan (Hosts)
  Syria
  Kuwait

  Iraq
  Yemen
  Palestine

VenueEdit

Amman
King Abdullah II Stadium
Capacity: 13,000
 

SquadsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Iran 2 1 1 0 5 2 +3 4
2   Bahrain 2 1 0 1 2 3 −1 3
3   Oman 2 0 1 1 2 4 −2 1
Iran  3–0  Bahrain
Aghili   36'38'
Oladi   47'
Report

Bahrain  2–0  Oman
Abdullatif   63'67' Report
Attendance: 1,000

Oman  2–2  Iran
Hadid   40'
Abdul-Karim   45'
Report Meydavoudi   17'
Teymourian   53'

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Kuwait 2 1 1 0 4 3 +1 4
2   Jordan (H) 2 0 2 0 3 3 0 2
3   Syria 2 0 1 1 2 3 −1 1
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host.
Jordan  1–1  Syria
Abdullah Deeb   13' Report Al-Zino   82'
Attendance: 18,000

Syria  1–2  Kuwait
Al-Omaier   83' Report Rashed   53'
Al-Moussawi   71'
Attendance: 5,000

Kuwait  2–2  Jordan
Nasser   60'
Soud Al Mejmed   78'
Report Abdel-Fattah   38'51'
Attendance: 18,000

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Iraq 2 2 0 0 5 1 +4 6
2   Yemen 2 1 0 1 4 3 +1 3
3   Palestine 2 0 0 2 1 6 −5 0
Iraq  2–1  Yemen
Samal   49'
Hawar   72'
Report Al-Nono   10'
Attendance: 8,000

Yemen  3–1  Palestine
Al-Nono   43' (pen.)83'
Thabit   63'
Report Obeid   79'

Palestine  0–3  Iraq
Karim   15'76'
Akram   86' (pen.)
Attendance: 14,000

Ranking of second-placed teamsEdit

Pos Grp Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 C   Yemen 2 1 0 1 4 3 +1 3
2 A   Bahrain 2 1 0 1 2 3 −1 3
3 B   Jordan 2 0 2 0 3 3 0 2

Knockout phaseEdit

Semi-finalsEdit

Iran  2–1  Iraq
Hosseini   58'
Gholami   84'
Karim   71'
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Hajime Matsuo (Japan)

Kuwait  1–1  Yemen
Al-Rashidi   73' Al-Nono   55'
Penalties
4–3
Attendance: 3,000

FinalEdit

Iran  1–2  Kuwait
Meydavoudi   90+5' Mashaan   10'
Nasser   40'

ChampionEdit

 2010 WAFF Championship Champion 
 
Kuwait
First title

GoalscorersEdit

SponsorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "نقل البطولة السادسة للرجال من لبنان". WAFF Official Website. 31 March 2010. Archived from the original on 4 October 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2010.
  2. ^ "WAFF 6th Men Championship Draw". WAFF Official Website. 1 July 2010. Archived from the original on 4 October 2011. Retrieved 1 July 2010.

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