2012 AFC Futsal Championship

The 2012 AFC Futsal Championship was held in United Arab Emirates from 25 May to 1 June 2012. 16 countries took part in the 12th edition of the tournament. It was also be the qualification event for the 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup to be held in Thailand. The AFC Futsal Committee pushed the dates for the event forward from the original May 18 to May 25.[1]

2012 AFC Futsal Championship
بطولة آسيا لكرة الصالات 2012
2012 AFC Futsal Championship logo.png
Tournament details
Host countryUnited Arab Emirates
DatesMay 25 – June 1
Teams16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Japan (2nd title)
Runners-up Thailand
Third place Iran
Fourth place Australia
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored198 (6.19 per match)
Attendance9,077 (284 per match)
Top scorer(s)Iran Vahid Shamsaei (7)
Best player(s)Japan Rafael Henmi
2010
2014

In its first meeting for the 2011-2015 term under the chairmanship of Guam's Richard Lai, the AFC Futsal Committee decided to award the championship to United Arab Emirates.[2]

QualificationEdit

VenuesEdit

Dubai
Al-Wasl Stadium Al-Shabab Stadium

DrawEdit

The draw for the tournament was held on 11 March 2012 in United Arab Emirates.[3]

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

  United Arab Emirates
  Iran
  Uzbekistan
  Japan

  China
  Thailand
  Lebanon
  Australia

  Kyrgyzstan
  Indonesia
  Tajikistan
  South Korea

  Turkmenistan
  Chinese Taipei
  Kuwait
  Qatar

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Thailand 3 3 0 0 11 3 +8 9
  Kyrgyzstan 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1 6
  United Arab Emirates 3 1 0 2 6 8 −2 3
  Turkmenistan 3 0 0 3 3 10 −7 0
United Arab Emirates  3 – 1  Turkmenistan
Y. Mohamed   5'
Ibrahim   35'
Jamil   40'
Report M. Atayev   20'
Attendance: 150
Referee: Alireza Sohrabi (Iran)

Thailand  2 – 0  Kyrgyzstan
Chaemcharoen   33'
Ahamah   39'
Report[permanent dead link]
Attendance: 150
Referee: Kim Jang-kwan (South Korea)

Turkmenistan  1 – 5  Thailand
V. Atayev   4' Report[permanent dead link] Thueanklang   3'9'
Chaemcharoen   6'
Lakka   36'
Wongkaeo   39'
Attendance: 160
Referee: Scott Kidson (Australia)

Kyrgyzstan  3 – 1  United Arab Emirates
Ermekov   22'
A. Abdulla   32' (o.g.)
Kanetov   35'
Report T. Abdulla   37'
Attendance: 100
Referee: Timo Onatsu (Finland)

United Arab Emirates  2 – 4  Thailand
Jamil   1'40' Report[permanent dead link] Chaemcharoen   5'
Sornwichian   10'
Wongkaeo   17'
Thueanklang   38'
Attendance: 250
Referee: Husein Khalaileh (Jordan)

Kyrgyzstan  2 – 1  Turkmenistan
Djetybaev   15'
Kondratkov   17'
Report Rahimov   37'
Attendance: 150
Referee: Naoki Miyatani (Japan)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Japan 3 3 0 0 15 4 +11 9
  Lebanon 3 2 0 1 7 6 +1 6
  Tajikistan 3 1 0 2 8 12 −4 3
  Chinese Taipei 3 0 0 3 7 15 −8 0
Japan  3 – 2  Lebanon
Kitahara   4'
Hoshi   4'
Henmi   40'
Report Abou-Zeid   5'
Kawsan   34'
Attendance: 200
Referee: Christopher Colley (Australia)

Chinese Taipei  4 – 6  Tajikistan
Liu Chi-chao   4'
Chen Po-hao   11'
Chang Han   17'23'
Report Nazarov   22'
Jumaev   25'
Dodkhudoev   34'
Yang Chao-hsun   35' (o.g.)
Ulmasov   40'40'
Attendance: 96
Referee: Nurdin Bukuev (Kyrgyzstan)

Lebanon  3 – 2  Chinese Taipei
Takaji   3'25'
Kawsan   6'
Report Pan Wen-chieh   15'
Liu Chi-chao   17'
Attendance: 150
Referee: Mohammad Al-Haddad (Kuwait)

Tajikistan  1 – 6  Japan
Mamedbabaev   5' Report Komiyama   1'
Murakami   4'11'
Inaba   9'25'
Henmi   37'
Attendance: 100
Referee: Vahid Arzpeima (Iran)

Japan  6 – 1  Chinese Taipei
Henmi   11'21'
Komiyama   28'
Kogure   31'33'
Murakami   35'
Report Lo Chih-an   6'
Attendance: 80
Referee: Kim Jang-kwan (South Korea)

Tajikistan  1 – 2  Lebanon
Mamedbabaev   9' Report Takaji   1'
Atwi   30'
Attendance: 91
Referee: Rey Ritaga (Philippines)

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Iran 3 3 0 0 31 1 +30 9
  Australia 3 2 0 1 9 10 −1 6
  Qatar 3 1 0 2 7 14 −7 3
  South Korea 3 0 0 3 4 26 −22 0
Australia  3 – 1  Qatar
Zeballos   4'29'
Gomez   39'
Report Yousuf   38'
Attendance: 250
Referee: Marc Birkett (England)

Iran  14 – 1  South Korea
Esmaeilpour   7'
Taheri   11'
Hassanzadeh   11'12'33'
Javid   15'17'27'
Keshavarz   23'29'
Asghari   29'39'
Tayyebi   31'
Jeong Eui-hyun   36' (o.g.)
Report Seo Dae-yun   30'
Attendance: 728
Referee: Mohammad Al-Haddad (Kuwait)

South Korea  0 – 6  Australia
Report Fernando   15'19'
Seeto   22'
Fogarty   25'
Giovenali   33'
Spathis   40'
Attendance: 54
Referee: Zhang Youze (China)

Qatar  0 – 8  Iran
Report Taheri   1'
Keshavarz   2'
Tayyebi   15'37'
Ahmadi   18'
Shamsaei   23'31'
Hassanzadeh   29'
Attendance: 300
Referee: Yasukazu Nobumoto (Japan)

Iran  9 – 0  Australia
Taheri   11'22'
Shamsaei   13'40'
Hassanzadeh   14'33'
Bahadori   16'
Tayyebi   29'
Asghari   37'
Report
Attendance: 600
Referee: Marc Birkett (England)

Qatar  6 – 3  South Korea
Khalifa   7'
Mohssein   21'
Bilal   24'
Yousuf   29'
Al-Sabah   33'
Mohammed   40'
Report Mohammed   12' (o.g.)
Kim Min-kuk   36'
Kim Jeong-nam   38'
Attendance: 56
Referee: Mohamad Chami (Lebanon)

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Kuwait 3 2 1 0 15 4 +11 7
  Uzbekistan 3 2 1 0 12 3 +9 7
  China 3 1 0 2 6 9 −3 3
  Indonesia 3 0 0 3 6 23 −17 0
Uzbekistan  1 – 1  Kuwait
Irsaliev   9' Report Sviridov   6' (o.g.)
Attendance: 250
Referee: Naoki Miyatani (Japan)

Indonesia  2 – 5  China
Tamimy   20'
Handoyo   35'
Report Hu Jie   18'40'
Zhao Liang   26'
Deng Tao   29'
Cong Lin   32'
Attendance: 91
Referee: Husein Khalaileh (Jordan)

Kuwait  9 – 3  Indonesia
Al-Wadi   6'26'35'
Al-Taweel   10'13'24'33'
S. Al-Mutairi   12'
F. Haidar   36'
Report Handoyo   3'
Saptaji   28'
Balfas   38'
Attendance: 104
Referee: Rey Ritaga (Philippines)

China  1 – 2  Uzbekistan
Hu Jie   4' Report Sviridov   19'
Irsaliev   36'
Attendance: 200
Referee: Nurdin Bukuev (Kyrgyzstan)

Uzbekistan  9 – 1  Indonesia
Irsaliev   4'13'
Elibaev   8'
Tajibaev   17'31'
Abdumavlyanov   21'37'
Khalmukhamedov   25'
Rakhmatov   40'
Report Wardhana   13'
Attendance: 230
Referee: Alireza Sohrabi (Iran)

China  0 – 5  Kuwait
Report Al-Farsi   10'16'28'
S. Al-Mutairi   30'
Al-Mosabehi   40'
Attendance: 200
Referee: Christopher Colley (Australia)

Knockout stageEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
May 29 – Dubai
 
 
  Thailand5
 
May 30 – Dubai
 
  Lebanon3
 
  Thailand (aet)5
 
May 29 – Dubai
 
  Iran4
 
  Iran6
 
June 1 – Dubai
 
  Uzbekistan3
 
  Thailand1
 
May 29 – Dubai
 
  Japan6
 
  Japan1
 
May 30 – Dubai
 
  Kyrgyzstan0
 
  Japan3
 
May 29 – Dubai
 
  Australia0 Third place
 
  Kuwait2
 
June 1 – Dubai
 
  Australia (aet)3
 
  Iran4
 
 
  Australia0
 

Quarter-finalsEdit

Thailand  5 – 3  Lebanon
Chudech   5'
Thueanklang   8'
Chaemcharoen   20'
Madyalan   30'
Sornwichian   36'
Report[permanent dead link] Kawsan   1'4'
El Homsi   38'
Attendance: 350
Referee: Scott Kidson (Australia)

Iran  6 – 3  Uzbekistan
Ahmadi   5'39'
Esmaeilpour   7'
Hassanzadeh   20'
Taheri   22'
Tayyebi   32'
Report Tojiboev   22'28'
Rakhmatov   40'
Attendance: 1,038
Referee: Yasukazu Nobumoto (Japan)

Japan  1 – 0  Kyrgyzstan
Henmi   12' Report
Attendance: 260
Referee: Timo Onatsu (Finland)

Kuwait  2 – 3 (a.e.t.)  Australia
S. Al-Mutairi   15'
Al-Awadhi   28'
Report Fogarty   3'42'
Ngaluafe   16'
Attendance: 250
Referee: Nurdin Bukuev (Kyrgyzstan)

Semi-finalsEdit

Thailand  5 – 4 (a.e.t.)  Iran
Thueanklang   10'30' (pen.)50'
Sornwichian   32'
Chaemcharoen   43'
Report[permanent dead link] Shamsaei   4'49'
Tayyebi   7'
Asghari   30'
Attendance: 800
Referee: Timo Onatsu (Finland)

Japan  3 – 0  Australia
Kogure   29'
Kitahara   32'
Henmi   40'
Report
Attendance: 113
Referee: Mohammad Al-Haddad (Kuwait)

Third place play-offEdit

Iran  4 – 0  Australia
Asghari   36'40'
Taheri   37'
Shamsaei   40'
Report
Attendance: 600
Referee: Naoki Miyatani (Japan)

FinalEdit

Thailand  1 – 6  Japan
Wongkaeo   11' Report[permanent dead link] Kogure   4'
Kitahara   15'
Inaba   31'
Henmi   34'
Kawahara   37'
Murakami   38'
Attendance: 926
Referee: Nurdin Bukuev (Kyrgyzstan)

AwardsEdit

 AFC Futsal Championship 2012 Winners 
 
Japan
2nd title
Hisamitsu Kawahara, Wataru Kitahara, Yusuke Komiyama, Tetsuya Murakami, Nobuya Osodo, Shota Hoshi, Kenichiro Kogure, Kensuke Takahashi, Toru Fukimbara, Kazuhiro Nibuya, Jun Fujiwara, Rafael Henmi, Kotaro Inaba, Manabu Takita
Coach:   Miguel Rodrigo

GoalscorersEdit

7 goals
6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goals

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "AFC Futsal Championship rescheduled". the-afc.com. 3 March 2012. Retrieved 3 March 2012.
  2. ^ "UAE are next AFC futsal hosts". the-afc.com. 2 July 2011. Retrieved 2 July 2011.
  3. ^ "UAE 2012 draw done". the-afc.com. 11 March 2012. Archived from the original on 4 January 2013. Retrieved 11 March 2012.

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