2012 AFC U-19 Championship

The 2012 AFC U-19 Championship is the 37th edition of the tournament organized by the Asian Football Confederation. The AFC approved UAE as hosts of the 2012 AFC U-19 Championship on 23 November 2011.[1] The top four teams will qualify directly to the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup hosted by Turkey.

2012 AFC U-19 Championship
بطولة آسيا تحت 19 سنة لكرة القدم 2012
2012 AFC U-19 Championship logo.png
Tournament details
Host countryUnited Arab Emirates
Dates3 November – 17 November
Teams16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions South Korea (12th title)
Runners-up Iraq
Tournament statistics
Matches played31
Goals scored93 (3 per match)
Attendance39,997 (1,290 per match)
Top scorer(s)Uzbekistan Igor Sergeev (7 goals)
Best player(s)Iraq Mohannad Abdul-Raheem
2010
2014

HostsEdit

The Organising Committee announced that Bangladesh, Iran, Palestine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan had expressed an interest to host the finals.

The decision of the Committee, the member associations should qualify for the finals to be eligible to host the competition. The decision on the hosts was taken in the committee’s next meeting on 23 November 2011 based on the results of the qualifiers.[1]

VenuesEdit

Cities Venues Capacity
Fujairah Fujairah Club Stadium 5,000
Ras al-Khaimah Emirates Club Stadium 3,000

QualificationEdit

The qualification draw was held on 30 March 2011.[2]

QualifiersEdit

DrawEdit

The draw for the Final tournament was held on 13 May 2012 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.[3]

Pot 1 (host & seeds) Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

  United Arab Emirates
  North Korea
  Australia
  South Korea

  Saudi Arabia
  Japan
  Uzbekistan
  China PR

  Syria
  Iran
  Vietnam
  Thailand

  Jordan
  Iraq
  Qatar
  Kuwait

SquadsEdit

Group stageEdit

All times are UTC+04:00.

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Iran 3 2 1 0 9 1 +8 7 Knockout stage
2   Japan 3 1 1 1 1 2 −1 4
3   United Arab Emirates (H) 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
4   Kuwait 3 0 1 2 1 8 −7 1
Source: AFC
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
(H) Host.
United Arab Emirates  1–1  Kuwait
Report
Japan  0–2  Iran
Report

Kuwait  0–1  Japan
Report
Iran  1–1  United Arab Emirates
Report

United Arab Emirates  0–0  Japan
Report
Iran  6–0  Kuwait
Report

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Iraq 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7
  South Korea 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 7
  Thailand 3 1 0 2 3 6 –3 3
  China PR 3 0 0 3 2 5 −3 0
South Korea  0 – 0  Iraq
Report

China PR  1 – 2  Thailand
Feng Gang   90+1' Report Notechaiya   84'
Thongkruea   87'

Iraq  2 – 1  China PR
Abdul-Raheem   43'62' Report Wu Xinghan   38'

Thailand  1 – 2  South Korea
Puangchan   64' Report Heo Yong-joon   22'
Kim Seung-jun   72'

South Korea  1 – 0  China PR
Moon Chang-Jin   80' Report

Thailand  0 – 3  Iraq
Report Hattab   11' (pen.)
Shokan  49'
Abdul-Raheem   52'

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Uzbekistan 3 2 1 0 8 2 +6 7
  Jordan 3 1 2 0 8 5 +3 5
  North Korea 3 1 1 1 6 3 +3 4
  Vietnam 3 0 0 3 2 14 −12 0
North Korea  1 – 1  Jordan
Ri Ji-Song   76' Report Qwaider   90'
Uzbekistan  4 – 0  Vietnam
Fomin   28'
Sergeev   45+1'79'
Khakimov   90+1'
Report

Jordan  2 – 2  Uzbekistan
Fadi Awad   49'
Rakhmanov   65' (o.g.)
Report Sergeev   60' (pen.)   90+3'
Vietnam  0 – 5  North Korea
Report Kang Nam-Gwon   3'
Pak Myong-Song   22'
Jong Kwang-Sok   62'
Jang Kuk-Chol   75'
Kim Ju-Song   82'

North Korea  0 – 2  Uzbekistan
Report Sergeev   79' (pen.)
Khakimov   85'
Vietnam  2 – 5  Jordan
Nguyễn Xuân Nam   54'
Nguyễn Thanh Hiền   85' (pen.)
Report Qwaider   52'87'
Al-Bashtawi   64'
Rateb   73'
Al-Essawi   90+1'

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Australia 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
  Syria 3 1 1 1 7 4 +3 4
  Saudi Arabia 3 1 1 1 6 8 −2 4
  Qatar 3 1 0 2 4 6 −2 3
Australia  1 – 0  Qatar
Gameiro   11' Report

Saudi Arabia  1 – 5  Syria
A. Al-Shehri   30' Report[permanent dead link] Maowas   8'14'69'
Al-Taki   10'
Salem   86'

Qatar  2 – 4  Saudi Arabia
Mohamed   20'
Al Yazidi   71'
Report[permanent dead link] S. Al-Shehri   8'
Al-Muwallad   16'56'
A. Al-Shehri   34'

Syria  1 – 1  Australia
Maowas   74' Report Gameiro   81'

Australia  1 – 1  Saudi Arabia
Gameiro   90+1' Report Al-Muwallad   57'

Syria  1 – 2  Qatar
Maowas   68' (pen.) Report[permanent dead link] Alaaeldin   44'49'

Knockout stageEdit

Knockout mapEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
11 November 2012 – Ras al-Khaimah
 
 
  Iran1
 
14 November 2012 – Ras al-Khaimah
 
  South Korea4
 
  South Korea3
 
11 November 2012 – Fujairah
 
  Uzbekistan1
 
  Uzbekistan (p.)2 (3)
 
17 November 2012 – Ras al-Khaimah
 
  Syria2 (0)
 
  South Korea (p.)1 (4)
 
11 November 2012 – Ras al-Khaimah
 
  Iraq1 (1)
 
  Iraq2
 
14 November 2012 – Ras al-Khaimah
 
  Japan1
 
  Iraq2
 
11 November 2012 – Fujairah
 
  Australia0
 
  Australia3
 
 
  Jordan0
 

Quarter-finalsEdit

Winners qualified for 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Uzbekistan  2 – 2  Syria
Sergeev   44'
Tashpulatov   76'
Report[permanent dead link] Mido   38'
Al-Mawas   45+2' (pen.)
Penalties
Kozak  
Sabirkhodjaev  
Khakimov  
3 – 0   Al Kaddour
  Mobayed
  Al-Mawas

Iran  1 – 4  South Korea
Jahanbakhsh   29' Report[permanent dead link] Moon Chang-Jin   2'
Lee Gwang-Hoon   49'
Kim Seung-jun   81'
Kwon Chang-Hoon   90+5'

Australia  3 – 0  Jordan
Gameiro   10'55'83' Report

Iraq  2 – 1  Japan
Shokan   34'
Adnan   53'
Report[permanent dead link] Yajima   48'

Semi-finalsEdit

South Korea  3 – 1  Uzbekistan
Kang Sang-Woo   51'76'
Moon Chang-Jin   61' (pen.)
Report[permanent dead link] Sergeev   66'

Iraq  2 – 0  Australia
Abdul-Raheem   60'
Kadhim   85'
Report

FinalEdit

WinnersEdit

 2012 AFC U-19 Championship Winners 
 
South Korea
12th title

GoalscorersEdit

There were 93 goals scored in 31 matches, for an average of 3 goals per match.

7 goals

6 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

1 own goal

  •   Sardor Rakhmanov (against Jordan)

AwardsEdit

Countries to participate in 2013 FIFA U-20 World CupEdit

Top 4 teams qualified for 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b AFC to put best foot forward The AFC. 2011-11-23. Retrieved on 2011-11-23.
  2. ^ "U16, U19, Olym, WC q'fiers draw on Mar 30". The-AFC.com. Asian Football Confederation. 2 March 2011. Retrieved 2 March 2011.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "U-19 Draw procedures confirmed". The-AFC.com. Asian Football Confederation. 10 April 2012. Retrieved 13 May 2012.

External linksEdit