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This article lists the confirmed national football squads for the 2011 AFC Asian Cup tournament held in Qatar between 7 January and 29 January 2011. Before announcing their final squad, several teams named a provisional squad of 23 to 30 players, but each country's final squad of 23 players had to be submitted by 28 December 2010. Replacement of injured players was permitted until 6 hours before the team's first Asian Cup game. Players marked (c) were named as captain for their national squad. Number of caps counts until the start of the tournament, including all pre-tournament friendlies. Player's age is their age on the opening day of the tournament.

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Group AEdit

QatarEdit

Head coach:   Bruno Metsu

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Qasem Burhan (1985-12-15)15 December 1985 (aged 25) 17   Al-Gharrafa
2 2DF Hamid Ismail (1986-01-15)15 January 1986 (aged 24) 9   Al-Rayyan
3 2DF Mohammed Kasola (1986-08-13)13 August 1986 (aged 24) 10   Al-Sadd
4 3MF Lawrence Quaye (1984-08-22)22 August 1984 (aged 26) 6   Al-Gharrafa
5 4FW Hassan Al Haydos (1990-12-11)11 December 1990 (aged 20) 5   Al-Sadd
6 2DF Bilal Mohammed (c) (1986-06-02)2 June 1986 (aged 24) 56   Al-Gharrafa
7 3MF Wesam Rizik (1981-02-25)25 February 1981 (aged 29) 38   Al-Sadd
8 2DF Mesaad Al-Hamad (1986-02-11)11 February 1986 (aged 24) 31   Al-Sadd
9 4FW Jaralla Al-Marri (1988-04-03)3 April 1988 (aged 22) 6   Al-Rayyan
10 4FW Hussein Yasser (1984-01-19)19 January 1984 (aged 26) 15   Al-Zamalek
11 3MF Fábio César Montezine (1979-02-24)24 February 1979 (aged 31) 22   Al-Rayyan
12 4FW Yusef Ahmed (1988-10-14)14 October 1988 (aged 22) 15   Al-Sadd
13 2DF Ibrahim Majid (1990-05-12)12 May 1990 (aged 20) 31   Al-Sadd
14 3MF Khalfan Ibrahim (1988-02-18)18 February 1988 (aged 22) 28   Al-Sadd
15 3MF Talal Al-Bloushi (1986-05-22)22 May 1986 (aged 24) 39   Al-Sadd
16 4FW Mohamed Elsayed (1987-01-01)1 January 1987 (aged 24) 5   Umm-Salal
17 3MF Abdulaziz Al Sulaiti (1988-06-11)11 June 1988 (aged 22) 0   Al-Arabi
18 2DF Ibrahim Al-Ghanim (1983-06-27)27 June 1983 (aged 27) 45   Al-Gharrafa
19 2DF Khalid Muftah (1992-07-02)2 July 1992 (aged 18) 2   Lekhwiya
20 4FW Ali Afif (1988-01-20)20 January 1988 (aged 22) 26   Al-Sadd
21 1GK Mohammed Mubarak (1984-08-11)11 August 1984 (aged 26) 2   Qatar SC
22 1GK Saad Al Sheeb (1990-02-19)19 February 1990 (aged 20) 3   Al-Sadd
23 4FW Sebastián Soria (1983-11-08)8 November 1983 (aged 27) 46   Qatar SC

UzbekistanEdit

Head coach: Vadim Abramov

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Temür Juraev (1984-05-12)12 May 1984 (aged 26) 9   Pakhtakor Tashkent
2 4FW Ulugbek Bakayev (1978-11-28)28 November 1978 (aged 32) 29   Tobol
3 2DF Shavkat Mullajanov (1986-01-19)19 January 1986 (aged 24) 4   Olmaliq
4 2DF Anzur Ismailov (1985-04-21)21 April 1985 (aged 25) 27   Bunyodkor
5 2DF Aziz Ibrahimov (1986-07-21)21 July 1986 (aged 24) 15   Bohemians
6 2DF Sakhob Juraev (1987-01-19)19 January 1987 (aged 23) 14   Bunyodkor
7 3MF Aziz Haydarov (1985-07-08)8 July 1985 (aged 25) 26   Bunyodkor
8 3MF Server Djeparov (c) (1982-10-03)3 October 1982 (aged 28) 66   FC Seoul
9 3MF Odil Ahmedov (1987-11-25)25 November 1987 (aged 23) 33   Pakhtakor Tashkent
10 3MF Shavkat Salomov (1985-11-13)13 November 1985 (aged 25) 5   Nasaf Qarshi
11 4FW Marat Bikmaev (1986-01-01)1 January 1986 (aged 25) 22   Alania Vladikavkaz
12 1GK Ignatiy Nesterov (1983-06-20)20 June 1983 (aged 27) 50   Bunyodkor
13 4FW Olim Navkarov (1983-03-03)3 March 1983 (aged 27) 7   Qizilqum Zarafshon
14 3MF Stanislav Andreev (1988-05-06)6 May 1988 (aged 22) 9   Pakhtakor Tashkent
15 4FW Alexander Geynrikh (1984-10-06)6 October 1984 (aged 26) 55   Pakhtakor Tashkent
16 4FW Maksim Shatskikh (1978-08-30)30 August 1978 (aged 32) 52   Arsenal Kyiv
17 3MF Sanjar Tursunov (1986-12-29)29 December 1986 (aged 24) 2   Volga Nizhny Novgorod
18 3MF Timur Kapadze (1981-09-05)5 September 1981 (aged 29) 74   Bunyodkor
19 3MF Jasur Hasanov (1983-08-02)2 August 1983 (aged 27) 18   Lekhwiya
20 2DF Farrukh Nurliboev (1991-01-06)6 January 1991 (aged 20) 1   Olmaliq
21 1GK Murod Zukhurov (1983-02-23)23 February 1983 (aged 27) 1   Nasaf Qarshi
22 2DF Viktor Karpenko (1977-09-07)7 September 1977 (aged 33) 45   Bunyodkor
23 3MF Vagiz Galiullin (1987-10-10)10 October 1987 (aged 23) 7   Sibir Novosibirsk

KuwaitEdit

Head coach:   Goran Tufegdžić

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Khalid Al-Rashidi (1987-04-20)20 April 1987 (aged 23) 0   Al-Arabi
2 2DF Yaqoub Al Taher (1983-10-27)27 October 1983 (aged 27) 46   Al-Ettifaq[1]
3 2DF Fahad Awadh (1985-02-26)26 February 1985 (aged 25) 26   Al-Kuwait
4 2DF Hussain Fadel (1984-10-09)9 October 1984 (aged 26) 36   Qadsia
5 3MF Ahmad Ajab (1984-05-13)13 May 1984 (aged 26) 26   Qadsia
6 2DF Amer Al Fadhel (1988-04-21)21 April 1988 (aged 22) 14   Qadsia
7 3MF Fahad Al Enezi (1988-09-01)1 September 1988 (aged 22) 16   Kazma
8 3MF Saleh Al Sheikh (1982-05-29)29 May 1982 (aged 28) 31   Qadsia
9 3MF Ali Maqseed (1986-12-11)11 December 1986 (aged 24) 12   Al-Arabi
10 4FW Khaled Khalaf (1983-08-15)15 August 1983 (aged 27) 30   Al-Arabi
11 3MF Fahad Al Ansari (1987-02-25)25 February 1987 (aged 23) 21   Qadsia
12 4FW Abdullah Al Shemali (1988-01-19)19 January 1988 (aged 22) 5   Al-Shabab[1]
13 2DF Musaed Neda (1983-07-08)8 July 1983 (aged 27) 68   Qadsia
14 3MF Talal Al Amer (1987-02-22)22 February 1987 (aged 23) 21   Qadsia
15 3MF Waleed Ali (1980-11-03)3 November 1980 (aged 30) 68   Al-Kuwait
16 4FW Hamad Al Enezi (1986-10-05)5 October 1986 (aged 24) 22   Qadsia
17 4FW Bader Al-Mutwa (1985-01-10)10 January 1985 (aged 25) 102   Qadsia
18 3MF Jarah Al Ateeqi (1981-10-15)15 October 1981 (aged 29) 48   Al-Kuwait
19 2DF Ahmed Saad Al Rashidi (1983-08-16)16 August 1983 (aged 27) 8   Al-Arabi
20 4FW Yousef Nasser (1990-10-09)9 October 1990 (aged 20) 18   Kazma[1]
21 3MF Abdulaziz Al Misha'an (1988-10-19)19 October 1988 (aged 22) 11   Qadsia[2]
22 1GK Nawaf Al Khaldi (c) (1981-05-25)25 May 1981 (aged 29) 45   Qadsia
23 1GK Hameed Youssef (1987-08-10)10 August 1987 (aged 23) 3   Al-Salmiya

ChinaEdit

Head coach: Gao Hongbo

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Yang Zhi (1983-06-06)6 June 1983 (aged 27) 21   Beijing Guoan
2 2DF Li Xuepeng (1988-09-18)18 September 1988 (aged 22) 3   Dalian Shide
3 2DF Wang Qiang (1984-07-23)23 July 1984 (aged 26) 12   Changsha Ginde
4 2DF Zhao Peng (1983-06-20)20 June 1983 (aged 27) 20   Henan Construction
5 2DF Du Wei (c) (1982-02-09)9 February 1982 (aged 28) 54   Hangzhou Greentown
6 3MF Zhou Haibin (1985-07-19)19 July 1985 (aged 25) 42   Shandong Luneng
7 3MF Zhao Xuri (1985-12-03)3 December 1985 (aged 25) 39   Shaanxi Zhongjian
8 3MF Hao Junmin (1987-03-24)24 March 1987 (aged 23) 30   FC Schalke 04
9 4FW Yang Xu (1988-02-12)12 February 1988 (aged 22) 8   Liaoning Whowin
10 3MF Deng Zhuoxiang (1988-10-24)24 October 1988 (aged 22) 20   Shandong Luneng
11 4FW Qu Bo (1981-07-15)15 July 1981 (aged 29) 66   Shaanxi Zhongjian
12 1GK Guan Zhen (1985-02-06)6 February 1985 (aged 25) 1   Jiangsu Sainty
13 2DF Liu Jianye (1987-06-17)17 June 1987 (aged 23) 12   Jiangsu Sainty
14 3MF Wang Song (1983-10-12)12 October 1983 (aged 27) 7   Hangzhou Greentown
15 3MF Yu Tao (1981-10-15)15 October 1981 (aged 29) 8   Shanghai Shenhua
16 3MF Huang Bowen (1987-07-13)13 July 1987 (aged 23) 15   Beijing Guoan
17 2DF Zhang Linpeng (1989-05-09)9 May 1989 (aged 21) 14   Guangzhou Evergrande
18 4FW Gao Lin (1986-02-14)14 February 1986 (aged 24) 41   Guangzhou Evergrande
19 3MF Yang Hao (1983-08-19)19 August 1983 (aged 27) 22   Beijing Guoan
20 2DF Rong Hao (1987-04-07)7 April 1987 (aged 23) 26   Hangzhou Greentown
21 3MF Yu Hai (1987-06-04)4 June 1987 (aged 23) 19   Shaanxi Zhongjian
22 1GK Zeng Cheng (1987-01-08)8 January 1987 (aged 23) 9   Henan Construction
23 2DF Li Jianbin (1989-01-19)19 January 1989 (aged 21) 0   Chengdu Blades

Group BEdit

JapanEdit

Head coach:   Alberto Zaccheroni

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Eiji Kawashima (1983-03-20)20 March 1983 (aged 27) 16   Lierse
2 2DF Masahiko Inoha (1985-08-28)28 August 1985 (aged 25) 0   Kashima Antlers
3 2DF Daiki Iwamasa (1982-01-30)30 January 1982 (aged 28) 4   Kashima Antlers
4 2DF Yasuyuki Konno (1983-01-25)25 January 1983 (aged 27) 40   FC Tokyo
5 2DF Yuto Nagatomo (1986-09-12)12 September 1986 (aged 24) 34   Cesena
6 2DF Atsuto Uchida (1988-03-27)27 March 1988 (aged 22) 34   FC Schalke 04
7 3MF Yasuhito Endō (1980-01-28)28 January 1980 (aged 30) 100   Gamba Osaka
8 4FW Daisuke Matsui (1981-05-11)11 May 1981 (aged 29) 29   Tom Tomsk
9 4FW Shinji Okazaki (1986-04-16)16 April 1986 (aged 24) 35   Shimizu S-Pulse
10 3MF Shinji Kagawa (1989-03-17)17 March 1989 (aged 21) 17   Borussia Dortmund
11 4FW Ryoichi Maeda (1981-10-09)9 October 1981 (aged 29) 7   Júbilo Iwata
12 2DF Ryota Moriwaki (1986-04-06)6 April 1986 (aged 24) 0   Sanfrecce Hiroshima
13 3MF Hajime Hosogai (1986-06-10)10 June 1986 (aged 24) 3   FC Augsburg
14 3MF Jungo Fujimoto (1984-03-24)24 March 1984 (aged 26) 6   Shimizu S-Pulse
15 3MF Takuya Honda (1985-04-17)17 April 1985 (aged 25) 0   Shimizu S-Pulse
16 3MF Yōsuke Kashiwagi (1987-12-15)15 December 1987 (aged 23) 1   Urawa Red Diamonds
17 3MF Makoto Hasebe (c) (1984-01-18)18 January 1984 (aged 26) 37   VfL Wolfsburg
18 3MF Keisuke Honda (1986-06-13)13 June 1986 (aged 24) 23   CSKA Moscow
19 4FW Tadanari Lee (1985-12-19)19 December 1985 (aged 25) 0   Sanfrecce Hiroshima
20 2DF Mitsuru Nagata (1983-04-06)6 April 1983 (aged 27) 1   Urawa Red Diamonds
21 1GK Shusaku Nishikawa (1986-06-18)18 June 1986 (aged 24) 3   Sanfrecce Hiroshima
22 2DF Maya Yoshida (1988-08-24)24 August 1988 (aged 22) 1   VVV-Venlo
23 1GK Shuichi Gonda (1989-03-03)3 March 1989 (aged 21) 1   FC Tokyo

JordanEdit

Head coach:   Adnan Hamad

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Amer Shafi (1982-02-14)14 February 1982 (aged 28) 77   Al-Wehdat
2 2DF Mohammad Muneer (1982-04-17)17 April 1982 (aged 28) 41   Tishreen
3 2DF Suleiman Al-Salman (1987-06-27)27 June 1987 (aged 23) 17   Al-Ramtha
4 3MF Baha' Abdul-Rahman (1987-01-05)5 January 1987 (aged 24) 26   Al-Faisaly
5 2DF Mohammad Al-Dmeiri (1987-08-30)30 August 1987 (aged 23) 6   Al-Wehdat
6 3MF Saeed Murjan (1990-02-10)10 February 1990 (aged 20) 2   Al-Arabi
7 3MF Amer Deeb (1980-02-04)4 February 1980 (aged 30) 79   Al-Wehdat
8 2DF Bashar Bani Yaseen (1977-11-01)1 November 1977 (aged 33) 87   Al-Jazeera
9 4FW Odai Al-Saify (1986-04-26)26 April 1986 (aged 24) 37   Alki Larnaca
10 4FW Mo'ayyad Abu Keshek (1983-06-16)16 June 1983 (aged 27) 18   Al-Faisaly
11 3MF Ra'ed Al-Nawateer (1988-05-05)5 May 1988 (aged 22) 28   Al-Jazeera
12 1GK Lo'ai Al-Amaireh (1977-11-30)30 November 1977 (aged 33) 31   Al-Faisaly
13 4FW Hamza Al-Dardour (1991-05-12)12 May 1991 (aged 19) 2   Al-Ramtha
14 4FW Abdallah Deeb (1987-03-03)3 March 1987 (aged 23) 42   Shabab Al-Ordon
15 3MF Shadi Abu Hash'hash (1981-01-20)20 January 1981 (aged 29) 14   Al Taawon
16 2DF Basem Fat'hi (1982-09-01)1 September 1982 (aged 28) 51   Al-Wehdat
17 2DF Hatem Aqel (c) (1978-06-21)21 June 1978 (aged 32) 91   Al-Raed
18 3MF Hassan Abdel-Fattah (1982-08-17)17 August 1982 (aged 28) 55   Al-Wehdat
19 2DF Anas Bani Yaseen (1988-11-29)29 November 1988 (aged 22) 30   Najran
20 3MF Alaa' Al-Shaqran (1988-04-21)21 April 1988 (aged 22) 6   Shabab Al-Ordon
21 3MF Ahmad Abdel-Halim (1986-09-14)14 September 1986 (aged 24) 24   Al-Wehdat
22 1GK Moataz Yaseen (1982-11-03)3 November 1982 (aged 28) 4   Shabab Al-Ordon
23 3MF Anas Hijah (1988-07-13)13 July 1988 (aged 22) 7   Al-Faisaly

Saudi ArabiaEdit

Head coach:   José Peseiro (fired after the first match, replaced by Nasser Al-Johar)

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Waleed Abdullah (1986-04-19)19 April 1986 (aged 24) 34   Al-Shabab
2 2DF Abdullah Shuhail (1985-01-22)22 January 1985 (aged 25) 28   Al-Shabab
3 2DF Osama Hawsawi (1984-03-31)31 March 1984 (aged 26) 54   Al-Hilal
4 2DF Hamad Al-Montashari (1982-06-22)22 June 1982 (aged 28) 54   Al-Ittihad
5 2DF Osama Al-Muwallad (1984-05-16)16 May 1984 (aged 26) 38   Al-Ittihad
6 3MF Ahmed Otaif (1985-04-14)14 April 1985 (aged 25) 30   Al-Shabab
7 2DF Kamel Al-Mousa (1982-08-29)29 August 1982 (aged 28) 12   Al-Ahli
8 3MF Manaf Abushgeer (1980-02-05)5 February 1980 (aged 30) 4   Al-Ittihad
9 4FW Naif Hazazi (1989-01-11)11 January 1989 (aged 21) 14   Al-Ittihad
10 3MF Mohammad Al-Shalhoub (1980-12-08)8 December 1980 (aged 30) 68   Al-Hilal
11 4FW Nasser Al-Shamrani (1983-11-23)23 November 1983 (aged 27) 28   Al-Shabab
12 2DF Mishaal Al-Saeed (1983-07-18)18 July 1983 (aged 27) 6   Al-Ittihad
13 3MF Moataz Al-Musa (1987-08-06)6 August 1987 (aged 23) 1   Al-Ahli
14 2DF Saud Khariri (1980-06-08)8 June 1980 (aged 30) 46   Al-Ittihad
15 4FW Abdoh Otaif (1984-04-02)2 April 1984 (aged 26) 50   Al-Shabab
16 3MF Abdullaziz Al-Dosari (1989-10-11)11 October 1989 (aged 21) 6   Al-Hilal
17 3MF Taisir Al-Jassim (1984-07-25)25 July 1984 (aged 26) 52   Al-Ahli
18 4FW Nawaf Al Abed (1990-01-26)26 January 1990 (aged 20) 6   Al-Hilal
19 3MF Mohammed Massad (1983-02-17)17 February 1983 (aged 27) 0   Al-Ahli
20 4FW Yasser Al-Qahtani (c) (1982-10-10)10 October 1982 (aged 28) 92   Al Hilal
21 1GK Mabrouk Zaid (1979-11-02)2 November 1979 (aged 31) 36   Al-Ittihad
22 1GK Hussain Shae'an (1989-05-23)23 May 1989 (aged 21) 0   Al-Shabab
23 4FW Mohannad Asseri (1989-01-08)8 January 1989 (aged 21) 16   Al-Wehda

SyriaEdit

Head coach:   Valeriu Tiţa

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Mosab Balhous (c) (1983-10-05)5 October 1983 (aged 27) 72   Al-Karamah
2 2DF Belal Abduldaim (1983-06-01)1 June 1983 (aged 27) 24   Al-Karamah
3 2DF Ali Diab (1982-05-23)23 May 1982 (aged 28) 80   Al-Shorta
4 2DF Jehad Al Baour (1987-06-27)27 June 1987 (aged 23) 2   Al-Jaish
5 3MF Feras Esmaeel (1983-01-03)3 January 1983 (aged 28) 70   Al-Jaish
6 3MF Jehad Al Hussain (1982-07-30)30 July 1982 (aged 28) 72   Al-Qadsia
7 3MF Abdelrazaq Al Hussain (1986-09-15)15 September 1986 (aged 24) 33   Al-Karamah
8 3MF Taha Dyab (1990-07-23)23 July 1990 (aged 20) 5   Al-Ittihad
9 3MF Qusay Habib (1987-04-15)15 April 1987 (aged 23) 5   Al-Shorta
10 4FW Firas Al Khatib (1983-06-09)9 June 1983 (aged 27) 49   Al-Qadsia
11 3MF Adel Abdullah (1984-01-12)12 January 1984 (aged 26) 29   Al-Karamah
12 4FW Mohamed Al Zeno (1983-02-05)5 February 1983 (aged 27) 45   Al-Karamah
13 2DF Nadim Sabagh (1985-08-04)4 August 1985 (aged 25) 5   Al-Jaish
14 3MF Wael Ayan (1985-04-09)9 April 1985 (aged 25) 43   Al-Faisaly
15 2DF Ahmad Al Salih (1989-05-20)20 May 1989 (aged 21) 0   Al-Jaish
16 1GK Radwan Al Azhar (1979-05-12)12 May 1979 (aged 31) 25   Al-Majd
17 2DF Abdulkader Dakka (1985-01-10)10 January 1985 (aged 25) 37   Al-Ittihad
18 4FW Abdul Fattah Al Agha (1984-08-01)1 August 1984 (aged 26) 32   Wadi Degla
19 4FW Sanharib Malki Sabah (1984-03-01)1 March 1984 (aged 26) 7   KSC Lokeren
20 3MF Louay Chanko (1979-11-29)29 November 1979 (aged 31) 7   AaB
21 2DF Burhan Sahyouni (1986-04-07)7 April 1986 (aged 24) 9   Al-Jaish
22 1GK Adnan Al Hafez (1984-04-23)23 April 1984 (aged 26) 3   Al-Wehda
23 3MF Samer Awad (1982-02-09)9 February 1982 (aged 28) 11   Al-Majd

Group CEdit

South KoreaEdit

Head coach: Cho Kwang-rae

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Jung Sung-ryong (1985-01-04)4 January 1985 (aged 26) 24   Suwon Samsung Bluewings
2 2DF Choi Hyo-jin (1983-08-18)18 August 1983 (aged 27) 10   Sangju Sangmu Phoenix
3 2DF Hwang Jae-won (1981-04-13)13 April 1981 (aged 29) 4   Suwon Samsung Bluewings
4 2DF Cho Yong-hyung (1983-11-03)3 November 1983 (aged 27) 39   Al-Rayyan
5 2DF Kwak Tae-hwi (1981-07-08)8 July 1981 (aged 29) 16   Kyoto Sanga FC
6 3MF Lee Yong-rae (1986-04-17)17 April 1986 (aged 24) 1   Suwon Samsung Bluewings
7 3MF Park Ji-sung (c) (1981-02-25)25 February 1981 (aged 29) 95   Manchester United
8 3MF Yoon Bit-garam (1990-05-07)7 May 1990 (aged 20) 3   Gyeongnam FC
9 4FW Yoo Byung-soo (1988-03-26)26 March 1988 (aged 22) 2   Incheon United
10 4FW Ji Dong-won (1991-05-28)28 May 1991 (aged 19) 1   Chunnam Dragons
11 4FW Son Heung-min (1992-07-08)8 July 1992 (aged 18) 1   Hamburger SV
12 2DF Lee Young-pyo (1977-04-23)23 April 1977 (aged 33) 121   Al-Hilal
13 3MF Koo Ja-cheol (1989-02-27)27 February 1989 (aged 21) 10   Jeju United
14 2DF Lee Jung-soo (1980-01-08)8 January 1980 (aged 30) 33   Al-Sadd
15 2DF Hong Jeong-ho (1989-08-12)12 August 1989 (aged 21) 3   Jeju United
16 3MF Ki Sung-yueng (1989-01-24)24 January 1989 (aged 21) 30   Celtic
17 3MF Lee Chung-yong (1988-07-02)2 July 1988 (aged 22) 31   Bolton Wanderers
18 3MF Kim Bo-kyung (1989-10-06)6 October 1989 (aged 21) 8   Cerezo Osaka
19 4FW Yeom Ki-hun (1983-03-30)30 March 1983 (aged 27) 39   Suwon Samsung Bluewings
20 4FW Kim Shin-wook (1988-04-14)14 April 1988 (aged 22) 3   Ulsan Hyundai
21 1GK Kim Yong-dae (1979-10-11)11 October 1979 (aged 31) 21   FC Seoul
22 2DF Cha Du-ri (1980-07-25)25 July 1980 (aged 30) 52   Celtic
23 1GK Kim Jin-hyeon (1987-07-06)6 July 1987 (aged 23) 0   Cerezo Osaka

AustraliaEdit

Head coach:   Holger Osieck

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Mark Schwarzer (1972-10-06)6 October 1972 (aged 38) 82   Fulham
2 2DF Lucas Neill (c) (1978-03-09)9 March 1978 (aged 32) 63   Galatasaray
3 2DF David Carney (1983-11-30)30 November 1983 (aged 27) 32   Blackpool
4 4FW Tim Cahill (1979-12-06)6 December 1979 (aged 31) 46   Everton
5 3MF Jason Čulina (1980-08-05)5 August 1980 (aged 30) 56   Gold Coast United
6 2DF Saša Ognenovski (1979-04-03)3 April 1979 (aged 31) 1   Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
7 2DF Brett Emerton (1979-02-22)22 February 1979 (aged 31) 78   Blackburn Rovers
8 2DF Luke Wilkshire (1981-10-02)2 October 1981 (aged 29) 50   Dynamo Moscow
9 4FW Scott McDonald (1983-08-21)21 August 1983 (aged 27) 20   Middlesbrough
10 3MF Harry Kewell (1978-09-22)22 September 1978 (aged 32) 47   Galatasaray
11 4FW Nathan Burns (1988-07-23)23 July 1988 (aged 22) 5   AEK Athens
12 1GK Nathan Coe (1984-06-01)1 June 1984 (aged 26) 0   SønderjyskE
13 2DF Jade North (1982-01-07)7 January 1982 (aged 29) 31   Wellington Phoenix
14 3MF Brett Holman (1984-03-27)27 March 1984 (aged 26) 38   AZ
15 3MF Mile Jedinak (1984-08-03)3 August 1984 (aged 26) 16   Gençlerbirliği
16 3MF Carl Valeri (1984-08-14)14 August 1984 (aged 26) 29   Sassuolo
17 3MF Matt McKay (1983-01-11)11 January 1983 (aged 27) 6   Brisbane Roar
18 1GK Brad Jones (1982-03-19)19 March 1982 (aged 28) 2   Liverpool
19 3MF Tommy Oar[3] (1991-12-10)10 December 1991 (aged 19) 3   Utrecht
20 2DF Matthew Špiranović (1988-06-27)27 June 1988 (aged 22) 5   Urawa Red Diamonds
21 2DF Jonathan McKain (1982-09-21)21 September 1982 (aged 28) 14   Al-Nassr
22 3MF Neil Kilkenny (1985-12-19)19 December 1985 (aged 25) 2   Leeds United
23 4FW Robbie Kruse (1988-10-05)5 October 1988 (aged 22) 0   Melbourne Victory

BahrainEdit

Head coach: Salman Sharida

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Mahmood Abdulla (1980-06-01)1 June 1980 (aged 30) 0   Al-Muharraq
2 2DF Rashed Al Hooti (1989-12-24)24 December 1989 (aged 21) 6   East Riffa
3 2DF Abdulla Al Marzooqi (1980-12-12)12 December 1980 (aged 30) 67   Al-Sailiya
4 3MF Abdulla Baba Fatadi (1985-11-02)2 November 1985 (aged 25) 27   Al-Ittihad Kalba
5 2DF Saleh Abdulhameed (1982-08-04)4 August 1982 (aged 28) 5   Al-Najma
6 2DF Abbas Ayyad (1987-05-11)11 May 1987 (aged 23) 13   Al-Ahli
7 3MF Hamad Rakea Al Anezi (1984-04-22)22 April 1984 (aged 26) 17   Riffa
8 4FW Jaycee John Okwunwanne (1985-10-08)8 October 1985 (aged 25) 43   Eskişehirspor
9 3MF Abdulwahab Al Malood (1990-06-07)7 June 1990 (aged 20) 2   Al-Muharraq
10 3MF Waleed Al Hayam (1988-11-04)4 November 1988 (aged 22) 10   Al-Muharraq
11 4FW Ismail Abdul-Latif (1986-09-05)5 September 1986 (aged 24) 55   Riffa
12 3MF Faouzi Mubarak Aaish (1985-02-27)27 February 1985 (aged 25) 50   Al-Sailiya
13 3MF Mahmood Abdulrahman (1984-11-22)22 November 1984 (aged 26) 34   Al-Shamal
14 2DF Salman Isa (c) (1977-07-12)12 July 1977 (aged 33) 101   Al-Arabi
15 3MF Abdullah Omar (1987-01-01)1 January 1987 (aged 24) 35   Neuchâtel Xamax
16 2DF Dawood Saad (1982-12-06)6 December 1982 (aged 28) 4   Riffa
17 2DF Hussain Ali Baba (1982-02-11)11 February 1982 (aged 28) 63   Al-Shabab
18 3MF Abdulwahab Al Safi (1987-04-13)13 April 1987 (aged 23) 14   Al-Ahli
19 3MF Mahmood Al Ajmi (1987-05-08)8 May 1987 (aged 23) 0   Riffa
20 4FW Abdulla Al-Dakeel (1985-06-03)3 June 1985 (aged 25) 17   Al-Muharraq
21 1GK Ahmed Mushaima (1982-12-13)13 December 1982 (aged 28) 0   Al Ahli
22 1GK Abbas Ahmed Khamis (1983-06-13)13 June 1983 (aged 27) 10   Al-Ahli
23 2DF Ebrahim Al Mishkhas (1980-07-07)7 July 1980 (aged 30) 14   Al-Muharraq

IndiaEdit

Head coach:   Bob Houghton

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Subrata Pal (1986-12-24)24 December 1986 (aged 24) 30   Pune
2 2DF Moirangthem Govin Singh (1988-01-03)3 January 1988 (aged 23) 0   East Bengal
3 2DF Nanjangud Shivananju Manju (1987-05-09)9 May 1987 (aged 23) 22   Mohun Bagan
4 2DF Rakesh Masih (1987-03-18)18 March 1987 (aged 23) 1   Mohun Bagan
5 2DF Anwar Ali (1984-09-24)24 September 1984 (aged 26) 23   Dempo
6 3MF Baldeep Singh Junior (1987-01-12)12 January 1987 (aged 23) 2   JCT
7 3MF Pappachen Pradeep (1983-04-28)28 April 1983 (aged 27) 37   Mumbai
8 3MF Renedy Singh (1979-06-20)20 June 1979 (aged 31) 55 Unattached
9 4FW Abhishek Yadav (1980-06-10)10 June 1980 (aged 30) 28   Mumbai
10 3MF Clifford Miranda (1982-07-11)11 July 1982 (aged 28) 19   Dempo
11 4FW Sunil Chhetri (1984-08-03)3 August 1984 (aged 26) 40   Sporting Kansas City
12 2DF Deepak Mondal (1979-10-13)13 October 1979 (aged 31) 42   Mohun Bagan
13 1GK Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (1992-02-03)3 February 1992 (aged 18) 0   AIFF XI
14 2DF Mahesh Gawli (1980-01-23)23 January 1980 (aged 30) 56   Dempo
15 4FW Baichung Bhutia (c) (1976-12-15)15 December 1976 (aged 34) 102   East Bengal
16 3MF Mehrajuddin Wadoo (1984-02-12)12 February 1984 (aged 26) 25   East Bengal
17 2DF Irungbam Surkumar Singh (1983-03-21)21 March 1983 (aged 27) 44   Mohun Bagan
18 4FW Mohammed Rafi (1982-05-24)24 May 1982 (aged 28) 4   Churchill Brothers
19 2DF Gouramangi Singh (1985-01-25)25 January 1985 (aged 25) 30   Churchill Brothers
20 3MF Climax Lawrence (1979-01-16)16 January 1979 (aged 31) 51   Dempo
21 1GK Subhasish Roy Chowdhury (1986-09-27)27 September 1986 (aged 24) 1   Dempo
22 3MF Syed Rahim Nabi (1985-12-14) 14 December 1985 (age 33) 20   East Bengal
23 3MF Steven Dias (1983-12-25)25 December 1983 (aged 27) 32   Churchill Brothers

Group DEdit

North KoreaEdit

Head coach: Jo Tong-sop

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Ri Myong-guk (1986-09-09)9 September 1986 (aged 24) 37   Pyongyang City
2 2DF Cha Jong-hyok (1985-09-25)25 September 1985 (aged 25) 37   Wil
3 2DF Ri Jun-il (1987-08-24)24 August 1987 (aged 23) 30   Sobaeksu
4 3MF Pak Nam-chol (1985-07-02)2 July 1985 (aged 25) 35   April 25
5 2DF Ri Kwang-chon (1985-09-04)4 September 1985 (aged 25) 41   April 25
6 3MF Choe Myong-ho (1988-07-03)3 July 1988 (aged 22) 5   Pyongyang City
7 3MF Ryang Yong-gi (1982-01-07)7 January 1982 (aged 29) 10   Vegalta Sendai
8 2DF Ji Yun-nam (1976-11-20)20 November 1976 (aged 34) 32   April 25
9 4FW Jong Tae-se (1984-03-02)2 March 1984 (aged 26) 27   VfL Bochum
10 4FW Hong Yong-jo (c) (1982-05-22) 22 May 1982 (age 37) 69 Unattached
11 3MF Mun In-guk (1978-09-29)29 September 1978 (aged 32) 45   April 25
12 2DF Jon Kwang-ik (1988-04-05)5 April 1988 (aged 22) 11   Amrokgang
13 2DF Pak Chol-jin (1985-09-05)5 September 1985 (aged 25) 36   Amrokgang
14 2DF Pak Nam-chol (1988-10-03)3 October 1988 (aged 22) 6   Amrokgang
15 3MF Kim Yong-jun (1983-07-19)19 July 1983 (aged 27) 86   Pyongyang City
16 4FW Choe Kum-chol (1987-02-09)9 February 1987 (aged 23) 18   Rimyongsu
17 3MF An Yong-hak (1978-10-25)25 October 1978 (aged 32) 30   Kashiwa Reysol
18 1GK Kim Myong-gil (1984-10-16)16 October 1984 (aged 26) 31   Amrokgang
19 4FW An Chol-hyok (1985-06-27)27 June 1985 (aged 25) 19   Rimyongsu
20 2DF Ri Kwang-hyok (1987-04-17)17 April 1987 (aged 23) 5   Kyonggongop
21 4FW Pak Chol-min (1988-12-10)10 December 1988 (aged 22) 8   Rimyongsu
22 1GK Ri Kwang-il (1988-04-13)13 April 1988 (aged 22) 0   Sobaeksu
23 3MF Kim Kuk-jin (1989-01-05)5 January 1989 (aged 22) 2   Wil

United Arab EmiratesEdit

Head coach:   Srečko Katanec

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Majed Nasser (1984-04-01)1 April 1984 (aged 26) 53   Al Wasl
2 2DF Khalid Sebil Lashkari (1987-06-22)22 June 1987 (aged 23) 8   Al-Jazira
3 2DF Mohamed Ahmed (1989-04-16)16 April 1989 (aged 21) 3   Al Shabab
4 3MF Subait Khater (1980-02-27)27 February 1980 (aged 30) 99   Al-Jazira
5 3MF Amer Abdulrahman (1989-07-03)3 July 1989 (aged 21) 6   Baniyas
6 2DF Fares Juma Al Saadi (1988-12-30)30 December 1988 (aged 22) 26   Al Ain
7 3MF Ali Al-Wehaibi (1983-10-27)27 October 1983 (aged 27) 33   Al Ain
8 2DF Hamdan Al Kamali (1989-05-02)2 May 1989 (aged 21) 15   Al Wahda
9 4FW Mohamed Al Shehhi (1988-03-28)28 March 1988 (aged 22) 45   Al Wahda
10 4FW Ismail Matar (1983-04-07)7 April 1983 (aged 27) 88   Al Wahda
11 4FW Ahmed Khalil (1991-06-08)8 June 1991 (aged 19) 17   Al-Ahli
12 1GK Obaid Al Tawila (1979-08-26)26 August 1979 (aged 31) 5   Al-Ahli
13 3MF Theyab Awana (1990-04-08)8 April 1990 (aged 20) 5   Baniyas
14 2DF Walid Abbas (1985-06-11)11 June 1985 (aged 25) 18   Al-Shabab Al-Arabi
15 3MF Ismail Al Hammadi (1988-07-01)1 July 1988 (aged 22) 27   Al-Ahli
16 3MF Amer Mubarak (1987-12-27)27 December 1987 (aged 23) 32   Al-Nasr
17 2DF Yousif Jaber (1985-02-25)25 February 1985 (aged 25) 28   Baniyas
18 2DF Abdulla Al Bloushi (1987-02-23)23 February 1987 (aged 23) 3   Al-Jazira
19 4FW Saeed Al Kass (c) (1976-02-20)20 February 1976 (aged 34) 60   Al Wasl
20 4FW Saeed Al Kathiri (1988-03-28)28 March 1988 (aged 22) 3   Al Wahda
21 2DF Mahmoud Khamees (1987-10-28)28 October 1987 (aged 23) 0   Al-Wehda
22 1GK Ali Khasif (1987-06-09)9 June 1987 (aged 23) 3   Al-Jazira
23 4FW Omar Abdulrahman (1991-09-20)20 September 1991 (aged 19) 3   Al Ain

IraqEdit

Head coach:   Wolfgang Sidka

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Ali Mutashar (1989-06-11)11 June 1989 (aged 21) 4   Al-Talaba
2 2DF Mohammed Ali Karim (1986-06-25)25 June 1986 (aged 24) 23   Al-Zawraa
3 2DF Bassim Abbas (1982-07-01)1 July 1982 (aged 28) 70   Konyaspor
4 3MF Qusay Munir (1981-04-12)12 April 1981 (aged 29) 60   Qatar SC
5 3MF Nashat Akram (1984-09-12)12 September 1984 (aged 26) 96   Al-Wakrah
6 3MF Saad Abdul-Amir (1992-01-19)19 January 1992 (aged 18) 9   Al-Karkh
7 4FW Emad Mohammed (1982-07-24)24 July 1982 (aged 28) 89   Shahin Bushehr
8 3MF Samer Saeed (1987-07-01)1 July 1987 (aged 23) 20   Al-Ahly Tripoli
9 4FW Mustafa Karim (1987-07-21)21 July 1987 (aged 23) 26   Al-Sailiya
10 4FW Younis Mahmoud (c) (1983-02-03)3 February 1983 (aged 27) 86   Al-Gharafa
11 3MF Hawar Mulla Mohammed (1981-06-01)1 June 1981 (aged 29) 95   Esteghlal
12 1GK Mohammed Gassid (1986-12-10)10 December 1986 (aged 24) 30   Erbil
13 3MF Karrar Jassim (1987-06-11)11 June 1987 (aged 23) 33   Tractor Sazi
14 2DF Salam Shakir (1986-07-31)31 July 1986 (aged 24) 27   Al-Khor
15 2DF Ali Rehema (1985-08-08)8 August 1985 (aged 25) 61   Al-Wakrah
16 2DF Samal Saeed (1986-01-07)7 January 1986 (aged 25) 32   Najaf
17 4FW Alaa Abdul-Zahra (1987-12-22)22 December 1987 (aged 23) 27   Al Kharaitiyat
18 3MF Mahdi Karim (1983-12-10)10 December 1983 (aged 27) 83   Erbil
19 3MF Ahmad Ayad (1989-01-01)1 January 1989 (aged 22) 15   Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya
20 3MF Muthana Khalid (1989-06-14)14 June 1989 (aged 21) 10   Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya
21 2DF Ahmad Ibrahim (1992-02-25)25 February 1992 (aged 18) 3   Erbil
22 1GK Haidar Raad (1991-04-27)27 April 1991 (aged 19) 1   Al-Karkh
23 2DF Saad Attiya (1987-02-26)26 February 1987 (aged 23) 16   Erbil

IranEdit

Head coach: Afshin Ghotbi

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Mehdi Rahmati (1983-02-02)2 February 1983 (aged 27) 56   Sepahan
2 2DF Khosro Heydari (1983 -09-14)14 September 1983 (aged 27) 22   Sepahan
3 2DF Farshid Talebi (1981-08-24)24 August 1981 (aged 29) 1   Zob Ahan
4 2DF Jalal Hosseini (1982-02-03)3 February 1982 (aged 28) 56   Sepahan
5 2DF Hadi Aghili (1981-01-15)15 January 1981 (aged 29) 49   Sepahan
6 3MF Javad Nekounam (c) (1980-09-07)7 September 1980 (aged 30) 122   Osasuna
7 4FW Gholamreza Rezaei (1984-08-06)6 August 1984 (aged 26) 34   Persepolis
8 3MF Masoud Shojaei (1984-06-09)9 June 1984 (aged 26) 35   Osasuna
9 4FW Mohammad Reza Khalatbari (1983-09-14)14 September 1983 (aged 27) 32   Zob Ahan
10 4FW Karim Ansarifard (1990-04-03)3 April 1990 (aged 20) 9   Saipa
11 2DF Ehsan Hajsafi (1990-02-25)25 February 1990 (aged 20) 30   Sepahan
12 1GK Ebrahim Mirzapour (1978-09-16)16 September 1978 (aged 32) 75   Paykan
13 2DF Mohsen Bengar (1979-07-06)6 July 1979 (aged 31) 12   Sepahan
14 3MF Andranik Teymourian (1983-03-06)6 March 1983 (aged 27) 51   Tractor Sazi
15 3MF Ghasem Hadadifar (1983-07-12)12 July 1983 (aged 27) 1   Zob Ahan
16 4FW Reza Norouzi (1982-09-21)21 September 1982 (aged 28) 0   Foolad
17 3MF Mohammad Nouri (1983-01-09)9 January 1983 (aged 27) 14   Persepolis
18 3MF Pejman Nouri (1980-07-13)13 July 1980 (aged 30) 30   Malavan
19 4FW Mohammad Gholami (1983-02-13)13 February 1983 (aged 27) 8   Steel Azin
20 2DF Mohammad Nosrati (1981-01-10)10 January 1981 (aged 29) 74   Tractor Sazi
21 4FW Arash Afshin (1989-01-21)21 January 1989 (aged 21) 0   Foolad
22 1GK Shahab Gordan (1984-05-22)22 May 1984 (aged 26) 0   Zob Ahan
23 3MF Iman Mobali (1982-11-03)3 November 1982 (aged 28) 56   Esteghlal

Player representationEdit

Clubs represented by five or more players
Players Club
11   Al-Sadd,   Qadsia
7   Al-Ittihad,   Al-Shabab
6   Al-Hilal,   Al-Wehdat,   Bunyodkor,   Sepahan
5   Al-Gharrafa,   Al-Jaish,   Al-Karamah,   Al-Muharraq,   Al Wahda,   Dempo
By club nationality
Players Asian Clubs
36   Qatar
31   Saudi Arabia
24   Kuwait,   UAE
22  
21   Iran
20   India,  
19   Syria
18   Jordan
17   North Korea
15   Bahrain,   Uzbekistan
14   South Korea
11   Iraq
4†   Australia

Including Jade North who played for Wellington Phoenix, a New Zealand club competing in the A-League.

Players Clubs Outside Asia
9   England
7  
6   Russia
5   Turkey
3   Netherlands,   Switzerland
2   Belgium,   Denmark,   Egypt,   Italy,   Scotland,  
1   Cyprus,   Czech Republic,   Greece,   Kazakhstan,   Libya,   Romania,   Ukraine,   United States
By club Federation
Players Federation
311† AFC
49 UEFA
3 CAF
1 CONCACAF

Including Jade North who played for Wellington Phoenix, a New Zealand club competing in the A-League. All other New Zealand clubs are members of the OFC.

By representatives of domestic league
National Squad No. of players playing in home leagues
  Australia 4†
  Bahrain 15
  22
  India 20
  Iran 21
  Iraq 11
  14
  Jordan 18
  Kuwait 22
  North Korea 17
  Qatar 22
  Saudi Arabia 23
  South Korea 12
  Syria 19
  United Arab Emirates 23
  Uzbekistan 15

Including Jade North who played for Wellington Phoenix, a New Zealand club competing in the A-League.

ReferencesEdit