2014 AFC U-19 Championship

The 2014 AFC U-19 Championship was the 38th edition of the biennial international youth football tournament organized by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for players aged 19 and below. Myanmar were approved as hosts of the competition on 25 April 2013.[1] The tournament was held from 9 to 23 October 2014, with the top four teams qualifying for the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand.[2]

2014 AFC U-19 Championship
၂၀၁၄ အေအက်ဖ်စီ ယူ-၁၉ ချန်ပီယံရှစ်
2014 AFC U-19 Championship logo.png
Tournament details
Host countryMyanmar
Dates9–23 October
Teams16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Qatar (1st title)
Runners-up North Korea
Tournament statistics
Matches played31
Goals scored92 (2.97 per match)
Attendance233,739 (7,540 per match)
Top scorer(s)Qatar Ahmed Al Saadi
Uzbekistan Zabikhillo Urinboev
North Korea Jo Kwang-myong
(5 goals each)
Best player(s)Qatar Ahmed Moein
Fair play award North Korea
2012
2016

Qatar won the tournament, and were joined by North Korea, hosts Myanmar, and Uzbekistan as AFC qualifiers for the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

VenuesEdit

Cities Venues Capacity
Yangon Thuwunna Stadium 32,000
Naypyidaw Wunna Theikdi Stadium 30,000

QualificationEdit

The draw for the qualifiers was held on 26 April 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[3]

Qualified teamsEdit

DrawEdit

The draw for the competition was held on 24 April 2014 in Yangon, Myanmar.[4]

Pot 1
(Host & Seeds)
Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

  Myanmar
  South Korea
  Iraq
  Uzbekistan

  Australia
  Japan
  Iran
  North Korea

  United Arab Emirates
  Thailand
  China PR
  Qatar

  Indonesia
  Oman
  Vietnam
  Yemen

SquadsEdit

Only players born on or after 1 January 1995 are eligible to compete in the 2014 AFC U-19 Championship. Each team can register a maximum of 23 players (minimum three of whom must be goalkeepers).[2]

Group stageEdit

The top two teams from each group advanced to the quarter-finals.

If two or more teams are equal on points on completion of the group matches, the following criteria were applied to determine the rankings.[2]

  1. Greater number of points obtained in the group matches between the teams concerned;
  2. Goal difference resulting from the group matches between the teams concerned;
  3. Greater number of goals scored in the group matches between the teams concerned;
  4. Goal difference in all the group matches;
  5. Greater number of goals scored in all the group matches;
  6. Kicks from the penalty mark if only two teams are involved and they are both on the field of play;
  7. Fewer score calculated according to the number of yellow and red cards received in the group matches;
  8. Drawing of lots.

All times are local (UTC+6:30).

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Thailand 3 2 0 1 5 6 −1 6
  Myanmar 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1 4
  Yemen 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
  Iran 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 3
Iran  1–2  Thailand
Mazloum   15' Report Thanasit   65'
Chenrop   82'
Attendance: 2,850
Myanmar  0–0  Yemen
Report
Attendance: 13,142
Referee: Ryuji Sato (Japan)

Yemen  1–0  Iran
Al-Sarori   6' Report
Thailand  0–3  Myanmar
Report Nyein Chan Aung   13'18'
Aung Thu   42'
Attendance: 24,568

Myanmar  0–2  Iran
Report Seyyedi   56'
Moharrami   83'
Attendance: 19,784
Thailand  3–2  Yemen
Patiphan   40'85'88' Report K. Mahdi   1'
Mohammed   64'

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  United Arab Emirates 3 1 2 0 7 4 +3 5
  Uzbekistan 3 1 2 0 6 4 +2 5
  Australia 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
  Indonesia 3 0 0 3 2 8 −6 0
Uzbekistan  3–1  Indonesia
Khamdanov   18'
Urinboev   22' (pen.)
Shukurov   87'
Report Sitanggang   58'
Australia  1–1  United Arab Emirates
Borrello   79' Report Mubarak   85' (pen.)
Attendance: 625

Indonesia  0–1  Australia
Report Sotirio   67'
United Arab Emirates  2–2  Uzbekistan
Ghanem   25'
Al Attas   90+3'
Report Shomurodov   44'
Urinboev   53'
Attendance: 628
Referee: Ryuji Sato (Japan)

Uzbekistan  1–1  Australia
Urinboev   82' Report Mauk   66'
United Arab Emirates  4–1  Indonesia
Al-Akbari   11'
Al Attas   22'
Jassem   50'
Rabee   79'
Report Drajad   52'

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Japan 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 6
  China PR 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
  South Korea 3 1 1 1 7 2 +5 4
  Vietnam 3 0 1 2 2 10 −8 1
South Korea  6–0  Vietnam
Lee Jung-bin   45'
Kim Gun-hee   54'90+1'
Shim Je-hyeok   60'
Hwang Hee-chan   66' (pen.)
Paik Seung-ho   76'
Report
Japan  1–2  China PR
Minamino   16' Report Wei Shihao   1' (pen.)77'

Vietnam  1–3  Japan
Hoàng Thanh Tùng   90' Report Okugawa   59'
Nakatani   90+5'
Ideguchi   90+6'
China PR  0–0  South Korea
Report

South Korea  1–2  Japan
Kim Gun-hee   29' Report Minamino   13'65'
China PR  1–1  Vietnam
Tang Shi   88' Report Hoàng Thanh Tùng   20'

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Qatar 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 7
  North Korea 3 1 1 1 4 5 −1 4
  Iraq 3 1 1 1 8 3 +5 4
  Oman 3 0 1 2 1 9 −8 1
Iraq  6–0  Oman
Mohsin   7'43'
Al Shiyadi   27' (o.g.)
Kareem   74'
Tahseen   85'
Aymen   89'
Report
North Korea  1–3  Qatar
Jo Kwang-myong   5' Report Al Saadi   74' (pen.)
Almoez Ali   79'
Afif   86' (pen.)

Oman  1–1  North Korea
Mubarak   72' Report So Jong-hyok   90'
Qatar  1–1  Iraq
Al Saadi   51' Report Rasan   39' (pen.)

Iraq  1–2  North Korea
Mhawi   90+3' Report Jo Kwang-myong   50'
Kim Yu-song   63'
Qatar  2–0  Oman
Al Saadi   58' (pen.)65' Report
Attendance: 536

Knockout stageEdit

In the knockout stage, extra time and penalty shoot-out are used to decide the winner if necessary.[2]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
17 October 2014
 
 
  Thailand1
 
20 October 2014
 
  Uzbekistan2
 
  Uzbekistan0
 
17 October 2014
 
  North Korea5
 
  Japan1 (4)
 
23 October 2014
 
  North Korea (p)1 (5)
 
  North Korea0
 
17 October 2014
 
  Qatar1
 
  United Arab Emirates0
 
20 October 2014
 
  Myanmar1
 
  Myanmar2
 
17 October 2014
 
  Qatar (a.e.t.)3
 
  Qatar4
 
 
  China PR2
 

Quarter-finalsEdit

Winners qualified for 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Thailand  1–2  Uzbekistan
Chenrop   48' Report Urinboev   6'20'
Attendance: 29,000

United Arab Emirates  0–1  Myanmar
Report Than Paing   53'
Attendance: 29,000
Referee: Ryuji Sato (Japan)


Qatar  4–2  China PR
Al Saadi   6'
Afif   45+5' (pen.)
Moein   58'
Ali   90+6'
Report Gui Hong   54'
Wei Jingzong   86' (pen.)

Semi-finalsEdit

Uzbekistan  0–5  North Korea
Report Jo Kwang-myong   5'39'63'
Kim Yu-song   70'
So Jong-hyok   73'

Myanmar  2–3 (a.e.t.)  Qatar
Aung Thu   62'
Nyein Chan Aung   64'
Report Ali   45+1'
Afif   75'
Thiam   92'

FinalEdit

North Korea  0–1  Qatar
Report Afif   52'
Attendance: 2,375

WinnersEdit

 2014 AFC U-19 Championship Winners 
 
Qatar
First title

Qualified teams for the 2015 FIFA U-20 World CupEdit

The top four teams qualified for the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup:

AwardsEdit

Award[5] Winner
Top scorer   Ahmed Al Saadi
MVP   Ahmed Moein
Fair play team   North Korea

GoalscorersEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Myanmar, Thailand to host age-group competitions". AFC. Retrieved 25 April 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d "AFC U19 Championship 2014 Regulations" (PDF).
  3. ^ "U-19 qualifications' draw held". AFC. 26 April 2013.
  4. ^ "Tough draw for defending champions". www.the-afc.com. The Asian Football Confederation. 24 April 2014. Retrieved 9 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Qatari duo bag U-19 individual accolades". AFC. 24 October 2014.

External linksEdit