2011 AFC Cup

The 2011 AFC Cup was the 8th edition of the AFC Cup, a football competition organized by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for clubs from "developing countries" in Asia.

2011 AFC Cup
Tournament details
Dates1 March – 29 October 2011
Teams28+4 (from 15 associations)
Final positions
ChampionsUzbekistan Nasaf Qarshi (1st title)
Runners-upKuwait Al-Kuwait
Tournament statistics
Matches played117
Goals scored363 (3.1 per match)
Attendance684,016 (5,846 per match)
Top scorer(s)Montenegro Ivan Bošković (10 goals)
Best player(s)Turkmenistan Artur Gevorkyan
2010
2012

Allocation of entries per associationEdit

Qualifying teamsEdit

The following is the list of participants confirmed by the AFC.[1] There were 28 direct entries while 4 teams joined as losers of the 2011 AFC Champions League qualifying play-offs.

1 Invited to play in the competition.

2 Al-Qadsia failed to fulfil the criteria set by AFC to compete in the 2011 AFC Champions League, and so directly enter the 2011 AFC Cup.

3 Replaced Al-Ahli (2009–10 Bahrain First Division League champions).

ScheduleEdit

Schedule of dates for 2011 competition.[2]

Phase Round Draw date First leg Second leg
Group stage Matchday 1 7 December 2010
(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)[3]
1–2 March 2011
Matchday 2 15–16 March 2011
Matchday 3 12–13 April 2011
Matchday 4 26–27 April 2011
Matchday 5 3–4 May 2011
Matchday 6 10–11 May 2011
Knockout phase Round of 16 24–25 May 2011
Quarter-finals 7 June 2011
(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)[4]
13 September 2011 27 September 2011
Semi-finals 4 October 2011 18 October 2011
Final 29 October 2011 at home of one of the finalists

Group stageEdit

The draw for the group stage was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 7 December 2010.[5][6] Clubs from the same country may not be drawn into the same group.[7] The winners and runners-up of each group advanced to the knockout stage.[8]

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts NAS DEM ANS TIL
  Nasaf Qarshi 6 6 0 0 30 4 +26 18 9–0 3–0 7–1
  Dempo 6 2 1 3 6 19 −13 7 0–4 2–1 2–1
  Al-Ansar 6 2 0 4 8 12 −4 6 1–4 2–0 0–2
  Al-Tilal 6 1 1 4 9 18 −9 4 2–3 2–2 1–4

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts QAD SHU ITT SAQ
  Al-Qadsia 6 4 2 0 15 5 +10 14 4–0 3–2 3–0
  Shurtan Guzar 6 2 3 1 10 8 +2 9 1–1 1–1 7–2
  Al-Ittihad 6 2 2 2 7 7 0 8 0–2 0–0 2–0
  Al-Saqr 6 0 1 5 5 17 −12 1 2–2 0–1 1–2

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts DUH FAI JAI NAS
  Duhok 6 3 2 1 6 3 +3 11[a] 4–2 0–1 1–0
  Al-Faisaly 6 3 2 1 8 6 +2 11[a] 0–0 2–0 2–1
  Al-Jaish 6 3 2 1 8 4 +4 11[a] 0–0 1–1 2–1
  Al-Nasr 6 0 0 6 2 11 −9 0 0–1 0–1 0–4
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Tiebreakers: Duhok, Al-Faisaly and Al-Jaish are ranked by their head-to-head records: Duhok (5 pts, +1 GD), Al-Faisaly (5 pts, 0 GD), Al-Jaish (5 pts, –1 GD).

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts WEH KUW TAL SUW
  Al-Wehdat 6 4 2 0 11 3 +8 14 1–0 0–0 5–1
  Al-Kuwait 6 3 1 2 7 6 +1 10 1–3 1–0 0–0
  Al-Talaba 6 1 2 3 4 6 −2 5 0–1 1–2 1–1
  Al-Suwaiq 6 0 3 3 5 12 −7 3 1–1 1–3 1–2

Group EEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts ARB AHE ORU KAR
  Arbil 6 4 2 0 17 4 +13 14 6–2 0–0 1–1
  Al-Ahed 6 2 0 4 11 13 −2 6[a] 1–2 2–0 4–1
  Al-Oruba 6 1 3 2 4 10 −6 6[a] 0–5 1–0 1–1
  Al-Karamah 6 1 3 2 8 13 −5 6[a] 0–3 3–2 2–2
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Tiebreakers: Al-Ahed, Al-Oruba and Al-Karamah are ranked by their head-to-head records: Al-Ahed (6 pts, +3 GD), Al-Oruba (5 pts, –1 GD), Al-Karamah (5 pts, –2 GD).

Group FEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts SLN SRW TSW VB
  Sông Lam Nghệ An 6 4 0 2 16 10 +6 12 4–0 1–2 4–2
  Sriwijaya 6 3 1 2 9 11 −2 10 3–1 3–2 1–1
  TSW Pegasus 6 3 0 3 15 12 +3 9 2–3 1–2 3–0
  VB 6 1 1 4 9 16 −7 4 1–3 2–0 3–5

Group GEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts MTU TRV HTT VIC
  Muangthong United 6 4 2 0 14 1 +13 14 4–0 4–0 1–0
  Tampines Rovers 6 3 2 1 12 8 +4 11 1–1 3–1 4–0
  Hà Nội T&T 6 2 2 2 5 8 −3 8 0–0 1–1 2–0
  Victory 6 0 0 6 1 15 −14 0 0–4 1–3 0–1

Group HEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts CHO PJY SCA KEB
  Chonburi 6 4 1 1 18 8 +10 13 4–1 3–0 4–0
  Persipura Jayapura 6 3 2 1 14 9 +5 11 3–0 4–2 4–1
  South China 6 1 2 3 7 14 −7 5 0–3 1–1 1–0
  Kingfisher East Bengal 6 0 3 3 9 17 −8 3 4–4 1–1 3–3

Knockout stageEdit

Round of 16Edit

Based on the results from the group stage, the matchups of the round of 16 were decided as below.[9] Each tie was played in one match, hosted by the winners of each group (Team 1) against the runners-up of another group (Team 2).[7]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Nasaf Qarshi   2–1   Al-Faisaly
Duhok   1–0   Dempo
Al-Qadsia   2–2 (aet)
(2–3 p)
  Al-Kuwait
Al-Wehdat   2–1   Shurtan Guzar
Arbil   1–0 (aet)   Tampines Rovers
Muangthong United   4–0   Al-Ahed
Song Lam Nghe An   1–3   Persipura Jayapura
Chonburi   3–0   Sriwijaya

Quarter-finalsEdit

The draw for the quarter-finals, semi-finals, and final was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 7 June 2011.[10] In this draw, the "country protection" rule was applied: if there are exactly two clubs from the same country, they may not face each other in the quarter-finals; however, if there are more than two clubs from the same country, they may face each other in the quarter-finals.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Persipura Jayapura   1–3   Arbil 1–2 0–1
Chonburi   1–1 (3–4 p)   Nasaf Qarshi 0–1 1–0 (aet)
Al-Kuwait   1–0   Muangthong United 1–0 0–0
Al-Wehdat   8–1   Duhok 5–1 3–0

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Nasaf Qarshi   2–1   Al-Wehdat 1–0 1–1
Arbil   3–5   Al-Kuwait 0–2 3–3

FinalEdit

The final of the 2011 AFC Cup was hosted by one of the finalists, decided by draw.[8]

Nasaf Qarshi  2 – 1  Al-Kuwait
Shomurodov   62'
Perepļotkins   65'
Report Kabi   68'
Attendance: 15,753
2011 AFC Cup
 
Nasaf Qarshi
1st Title

AwardsEdit

The following awards were given for the 2011 AFC Cup:[11]

StatisticsEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club MD1 MD2 MD3 MD4 MD5 MD6 R16 QF1 QF2 SF1 SF2  F  Total
1   Ivan Bošković   Nasaf Qarshi 1 4 1 2 1 1 10
2   Firas Al Khatib   Al-Qadsia 1 1 1 2 1 2 8
3   Leandro Carrijó   TSW Pegasus 1 3 1 2 7
4   Hassan Abdel-Fattah   Al-Kuwait &
  Al-Wehdat
2 2 2 6
  Mahmoud Shelbaieh   Al-Wehdat 2 2 2 6
  Aleksandar Durić   Tampines Rovers 1 1 1 1 2 6
  Pipob On-Mo   Chonburi 2 2 2 6
8   Muslim Mubarak   Arbil 2 1 1 1 5
  Tolgay Ozbey   Kingfisher East Bengal 2 1 2 5
  Christian Kouakou   Muangthong United 1 2 1 1 5
  Boaz Solossa   Persipura Jayapura 1 1 2 1 5
  Hamad Al Enezi   Al-Qadsia 2 1 1 1 5
  Nosirbek Otakuziyev   Nasaf Qarshi 1 1 3 5

Own goalsEdit

Player Team Against Round Date
  Douglas Da Santos   VB   Sriwijaya Group stage Matchday 1 1 March 2011
  Abdulla Haneef   VB   TSW Pegasus Group stage Matchday 3 13 April 2011
  Hamed Al Daoudi   Al-Oruba   Arbil Group stage Matchday 4 27 April 2011
  Samer Zeineddine   Al-Ahed   Arbil Group stage Matchday 5 4 May 2011

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ACL, AFCC 2010 teams". AFC. 29 November 2010.
  2. ^ "AFC Calendar of Competitions 2011" (PDF). AFC. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 July 2010.
  3. ^ "ACL, AFCC 2011 draws". AFC. 11 October 2010. Retrieved 11 October 2010.
  4. ^ "ACL, AFC Cup draws on June 7". AFC. 13 May 2011.
  5. ^ "Stage set for ACL, AFC Cup draws". AFC. 6 December 2010.
  6. ^ "AFC Cup: Tough encounters in the offing". AFC. 7 December 2010.
  7. ^ a b "AFC Cup 2011 Draw Mechanism for Preliminary Stage (Group & Round of 16)" (PDF). AFC. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 December 2010. Retrieved 6 December 2010.
  8. ^ a b "AFC Cup 2011 Competitions Regulations" (PDF). AFC. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 December 2010. Retrieved 7 December 2010.
  9. ^ "AFC Cup R16 match-ups". AFC. 12 May 2011.
  10. ^ "Treat awaits fans in AFC Cup". AFC. 7 June 2011.
  11. ^ "Team success key for MVP Gevorkyan". The-AFC.com. Asian Football Confederation. 29 October 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2011.

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