2012 AFF U-19 Youth Championship

The 2012 AFF U-19 Youth Championship was held from 2 September to 8 September 2012, hosted by Vietnam. All games were played at the Thong Nhat Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnam and Thailand were due to represent the AFF but Thailand withdrew and were replaced by Iran.[1] Australia and Uzbekistan are the other competing nations.

2012 AFF U-19 Youth Championship
AFF U19 Preparatory Championship 2012
Tournament details
Host country Vietnam
CityHo Chi Minh City
Dates2 September – 8 September
Teams4 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Iran (1st title)
Runners-up Uzbekistan
Third place Australia
Fourth place Vietnam
Tournament statistics
Matches played8
Goals scored29 (3.63 per match)
Top scorer(s)Iran Alireza Jahanbakhsh
Iran Sardar Azmoun (4 goals)
2011
2013

The competition was held as preparation for the 2012 AFC U-19 Championship.

Standings & ResultsEdit

Group stageEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Iran 3 3 0 0 8 3 +5 9
  Uzbekistan 3 2 0 1 7 3 +4 6
  Australia 3 1 0 2 6 6 0 3
  Vietnam 3 0 0 3 1 10 −9 0

Uzbekistan  1 – 2  Iran
Sergeev   71' Report Azmoun   29'
Cheshmi  
Vietnam  0 – 4  Australia
Report Edwards   31'
Barker-Daish   53'
Makarounas   57'
Dao Duy Khanh   84' (o.g.)

Australia  1 – 4  Iran
Geria   39' Report Jahanbakhsh   51'63' (pen.)
Azmoun   52'85'

Third place play-offEdit

Australia  4 – 0  Vietnam
Geria   12'
Woodcock   ?'73'
Taggart   66'
Report
Referee: Chanketya Thong (Cambodia)

FinalEdit

WinnerEdit

 2012 AFF U-19 Youth Championship Winners 
 
Iran
First title

GoalscorersEdit

4 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Iran Take Over Thailand In AFF U19 Tourney". aseanfootball.org. ASEAN Football Federation. 2012-08-02. Retrieved 2012-08-02.

External linksEdit