2018 AFC Futsal Club Championship

The 2018 AFC Futsal Club Championship was the 9th edition of the AFC Futsal Club Championship, an annual international futsal club tournament in Asia organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). It was held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia between 1–12 August 2018.[1]

2018 AFC Futsal Club Championship
2018 AFC Futsal Club Championship logo.svg
Tournament details
Host countryIndonesia
CityYogyakarta
Dates1–12 August 2018
Teams16 (from 16 associations)
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
ChampionsIran Mes Sungun (1st title)
Runners-upVietnam Thái Sơn Nam
Third placeLebanon Bank of Beirut
Fourth placeIraq Naft Al-Wasat
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored240 (7.5 per match)
Attendance6,874 (215 per match)
Top scorer(s)Iran Mahdi Javid (12 goals)
Best player(s)Iran Mahdi Javid
Fair play awardIraq Naft Al-Wasat
2017
2019

In the final, Mes Sungun defeated Thái Sơn Nam to win their first title. Chonburi Bluewave were the defending champions, but were eliminated in the quarter-final VS Bank of Beirut

TeamsEdit

Of the 47 AFC member associations, a total of 16 associations teams entered the competition, each entering one team. There was no qualification, and all entrants advanced to the final tournament.[2]

All 14 associations which participated in the 2017 AFC Futsal Club Championship returned for 2018. Moreover, South Korea entered a team for the first time ever, and Myanmar entered a team for the first time since 2012, when they participated in qualification.

Association Team Qualifying method
  Australia Vic Vipers 2016 F-League champions (2017 season cancelled)
  China Dalian Yuan Dynasty 2016–17 China Futsal Super League champions
  Indonesia (hosts) Vamos Mataram 2017–18 Indonesia Pro Futsal League champions
  Iraq Naft Al-Wasat 2017–18 Iraq Futsal League champions
  Iran Mes Sungun 2017–18 Iranian Futsal Super League champions
  Japan Nagoya Oceans 2017–18 F.League champions
  Kyrgyzstan Osh EREM 2017–18 Kyrgyzstan Futsal League champions
  South Korea Jeonju MAG 2017–18 FK-League champions
  Lebanon Bank of Beirut 2017–18 Lebanon Futsal League champions
  Myanmar Victoria University College 2017 Myanmar Futsal League third place
  Qatar Al-Sailiya 2017–18 Qatar Futsal League champions
  Tajikistan Sipar Khujand 2017–18 Tajikistan Futsal League runners-up[2]
  Thailand Chonburi Bluewave 2017 Futsal Thai League champions
  United Arab Emirates Al-Dhafra 2017–18 UAE Futsal League champions
  Uzbekistan AGMK 2017–18 Uzbekistan Futsal League champions
  Vietnam Thái Sơn Nam 2017 Vietnam National Futsal League champions

VenuesEdit

Yogyakarta
GOR UNY GOR Among Rogo
Capacity: Capacity: 5,000

DrawEdit

The draw was held on 18 May 2018, 11:00 WIB (UTC+7), at the Fairmont Hotel in Jakarta.[3] The 16 teams were drawn into four groups of four teams.[4] The teams were seeded according to their association's performance in the 2017 AFC Futsal Club Championship, with the team from hosts Indonesia automatically seeded and assigned to Position A1 in the draw.[5]

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

SquadsEdit

Each team must register a squad of 14 players, minimum two of whom must be goalkeepers (Regulations Articles 30.1 and 30.2).[6]

Group stageEdit

The top two teams of each group advance to the quarter-finals.

Tiebreakers

Teams are ranked according to points (3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss), and if tied on points, the following tiebreaking criteria are applied, in the order given, to determine the rankings (Regulations Article 10.5):[6]

  1. Points in head-to-head matches among tied teams;
  2. Goal difference in head-to-head matches among tied teams;
  3. Goals scored in head-to-head matches among tied teams;
  4. If more than two teams are tied, and after applying all head-to-head criteria above, a subset of teams are still tied, all head-to-head criteria above are reapplied exclusively to this subset of teams;
  5. Goal difference in all group matches;
  6. Goals scored in all group matches;
  7. Penalty shoot-out if only two teams are tied and they met in the last round of the group;
  8. Disciplinary points (yellow card = 1 point, red card as a result of two yellow cards = 3 points, direct red card = 3 points, yellow card followed by direct red card = 4 points);
  9. Drawing of lots.

All times are local, WIB (UTC+7).

Schedule
Matchday Dates Matches
Matchday 1 1–2 August 2018 1 v 4, 2 v 3
Matchday 2 3–4 August 2018 4 v 2, 3 v 1
Matchday 3 5–6 August 2018 1 v 2, 3 v 4

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Nagoya Oceans 3 3 0 0 14 1 +13 9 Knockout stage
2   Vamos Mataram (H) 3 1 1 1 11 8 +3 4
3   Dalian Yuan Dynasty 3 1 1 1 7 11 −4 4
4   Victoria University College 3 0 0 3 3 15 −12 0
Source: AFC
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
(H) Host.
Vamos Mataram  8–1  Victoria University College
  • Zikri   5'
  • Bawana   7'
  • Himawan   8'37'
  • Anzar   10'
  • Sumawijaya   15'
  • Wossiry   31'
  • Aliefian   40'
Report
  • Naing Lin Tun Kyaw   29'
Attendance: 500
Referee: Hussain Ali Al-Bahhar (Bahrain)
Nagoya Oceans  6–1  Dalian Yuan Dynasty
  • Hashimoto   10'22'
  • Yoshikawa   15'
  • Luizinho   24'33'
  • Ando   40'
Report
  • Shen Siming   39' (pen.)
Attendance: 77
Referee: Vahid Arzpeyma Mohammreh (Iran)

Dalian Yuan Dynasty  3–3  Vamos Mataram
  • Diogo   22'32'
  • Li Zhiheng   36'
Report
  • Wossiry   4'
  • Bawana   38'
  • Himawan   40'
Attendance: 576
Referee: Hawkar Salar Ahmed (Iraq)
Victoria University College  0–4  Nagoya Oceans
Report
  • Hirata   13'
  • Ando   16'
  • Luizinho   27'
  • Nishitani   36'
Attendance: 35
Referee: Khalil Balhawan (Lebanon)

Vamos Mataram  0–4  Nagoya Oceans
Report
  • Hirata   8'26'
  • Luizinho   23'
  • Hashimoto   32'
Attendance: 811
Referee: Nurdin Bukuev (Kyrgyzstan)
Dalian Yuan Dynasty  3–2  Victoria University College
  • Wang Hongwei   10'
  • Li Zhiheng   33'38'
Report
  • Aung Zin Oo   4'
  • Nyein Min Soe   40'
Attendance: 80
Referee: Osama Saeed Idrees Sedaif (Bahrain)

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Naft Al-Wasat 3 2 1 0 11 5 +6 7 Knockout stage
2   Thái Sơn Nam 3 2 0 1 17 8 +9 6
3   Al-Dhafra 3 1 1 1 13 7 +6 4
4   Jeonju MAG 3 0 0 3 4 25 −21 0
Source: AFC
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Thái Sơn Nam  10–1  Jeonju MAG
  • Nguyễn Minh Trí   3'26'
  • Tobe   13'
  • Phạm Đức Hòa   22'
  • Al-Tawail   25'37'
  • Vũ Đức Tùng   28'
  • Trần Văn Vũ   29'
  • Ngô Ngọc Sơn   34'
  • Tôn Thất Phi   39'
Report
  • Cho Byung-geol   23'
Attendance: 50
Referee: Anatoliy Rubakov (Uzbekistan)
Al-Dhafra  1–1  Naft Al-Wasat
  • Fadaaq   24'
Report
  • Jabar   33'
Attendance: 95
Referee: Nurdin Bukuev (Kyrgyzstan)

Naft Al-Wasat  4–3  Thái Sơn Nam
Report
  • Tobe   2'
  • Tôn Thất Phi   36'
  • Khalid   38' (o.g.)
Attendance: 80
Referee: Ebrahim Mehrabi Afshar (Iran)
Jeonju MAG  2–9  Al-Dhafra
  • Kim In-woo   2'
  • Shin Jong-hoon   34'
Report
  • Fadaaq   8'9'26'33'
  • Y. Al-Hammadi   14'
  • Vassoura   20'40'
  • Hezam   27'
  • Al-Katheeri   38'
Attendance: 60
Referee: Yuttakon Maiket (Thailand)

Thái Sơn Nam  4–3  Al-Dhafra
  • Nguyễn Minh Trí   9'
  • Châu Đoàn Phát   19'
  • Nguyễn Đắc Huy   36'
  • Vũ Quốc Hưng   40'
Report
  • Jamil   31'
  • Obaid   33'
  • Vassoura   37'
Attendance: 40
Referee: Ridzuan Rozali (Malaysia)
Naft Al-Wasat  6–1  Jeonju MAG
  • Tavakoli   10'40'
  • Khalid   11'
  • Bachay   13'33'
  • Ali   37'
Report
  • Shin Jong-hoon   40'
Attendance: 75
Referee: Vahid Arzpeyma Mohammreh (Iran)

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Chonburi Bluewave 3 3 0 0 21 5 +16 9 Knockout stage
2   Osh EREM 3 2 0 1 9 8 +1 6
3   Al-Sailiya 3 1 0 2 7 13 −6 3
4   Vic Vipers 3 0 0 3 6 17 −11 0
Source: AFC
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Chonburi Bluewave  9–2  Vic Vipers
Report
  • Yazid   21'
  • Brauner   25'
Attendance: 75
Referee: Hiroyuki Kobayashi (Japan)
Al-Sailiya  1–4  Osh EREM
  • Al-Suhaiqi   12'
Report
  • Kanetov   24'
  • Salimbaev   25'
  • Kazemi   26'
  • Alimov   26'
Attendance: 20
Referee: Rey Ritaga (Philippines)

Osh EREM  1–5  Chonburi Bluewave
  • Kultaev   28'
Report
Attendance: 80
Referee: Fahad Al-Hosani (United Arab Emirates)
Vic Vipers  2–4  Al-Sailiya
  • Alinejad   13'
  • Barrientos   38'
Report
  • Al-Mohannadi   8'
  • Golabvand   17'
  • Al-Shahwani   18'
  • Murilo   25'
Attendance: 78
Referee: Kim Jong-hee (South Korea)

Chonburi Bluewave  7–2  Al-Sailiya
Report
Attendance: 100
Referee: An Ran (China)
Osh EREM  4–2  Vic Vipers
  • Kadyrov   2'
  • Alimov   7'
  • Salimbaev   23'
  • Taku   27'
Report
  • Alinejad   26'
  • Yazid   30'
Attendance: 23
Referee: Hussain Ali Al-Bahhar (Bahrain)

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Mes Sungun 3 3 0 0 21 4 +17 9 Knockout stage
2   Bank of Beirut 3 2 0 1 16 6 +10 6
3   Sipar Khujand 3 1 0 2 6 21 −15 3
4   AGMK 3 0 0 3 3 15 −12 0
Source: AFC
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Mes Sungun  9–2  Sipar Khujand
Report
  • Hamidov   30'
  • Gulyakov   40'
Attendance: 80
Referee: Trương Quốc Dũng (Vietnam)
Bank of Beirut  4–1  AGMK
  • El-Dine   8'
  • Javid   9'22'39'
Report
  • Tojiboev   28'
Attendance: 56
Referee: Ryan Shepheard (Australia)

AGMK  1–9  Mes Sungun
  • Usmonov   14'
Report
Attendance: 30
Referee: An Ran (China)
Sipar Khujand  2–11  Bank of Beirut
  • Jumaev   16'
  • Kuziev   23'
Report
  • Javid   7'12'13'
  • El-Dine   10'
  • Kobeissy   20'32'
  • Serhan   21'
  • Bello   24'
  • Tneich   36'
  • El-Homsi   40'
  • Koubeissi   40'
Attendance: 18
Referee: Lee Po-fu (Chinese Taipei)

Mes Sungun  3–1  Bank of Beirut
Report
Attendance: 40
Referee: Ryan Shepheard (Australia)
AGMK  1–2  Sipar Khujand
  • Sharipov   40'
Report
  • Vositzoda   27'
  • Kuziev   29'
Attendance: 35
Referee: Hawkar Salar Ahmed (Iraq)

Knockout stageEdit

In the knockout stage, extra time and penalty shoot-out are used to decide the winner if necessary, except for the third place match where penalty shoot-out (no extra time) is used to decide the winner if necessary (Regulations Articles 14.1 and 15.1).[6]

BracketEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
8 August – GOR UNY
 
 
  Nagoya Oceans2
 
10 August – GOR UNY
 
  Thái Sơn Nam (a.e.t.)3
 
  Thái Sơn Nam6
 
8 August – GOR UNY
 
  Bank of Beirut5
 
  Chonburi Bluewave7 (2)
 
12 August – GOR UNY
 
  Bank of Beirut (p)7 (3)
 
  Thái Sơn Nam2
 
8 August – GOR Among Rogo
 
  Mes Sungun4
 
  Naft Al-Wasat (a.e.t.) 7
 
10 August – GOR UNY
 
  Vamos Mataram 4
 
  Naft Al-Wasat2
 
8 August – GOR Among Rogo
 
  Mes Sungun 3 Third place
 
  Mes Sungun8
 
12 August – GOR UNY
 
  Osh EREM3
 
  Bank of Beirut5
 
 
  Naft Al-Wasat3
 

Quarter-finalsEdit

Chonburi Bluewave  7–7 (a.e.t.)  Bank of Beirut
Report
  • Hammoud   5'10'
  • Javid   7'
  • Kobeissy   8'15'
  • El-Dine   18'
  • Bello   46'
Penalties
2–3
  •   Abou Zeid
  •   Bello
  •   Javid
Attendance: 68
Referee: Vahid Arzpeyma Mohammreh (Iran)

Mes Sungun  8–3  Osh EREM
Report
Attendance: 50
Referee: Hiroyuki Kobayashi (Japan)

Nagoya Oceans  2–3 (a.e.t.)  Thái Sơn Nam
  • Ando   6'
  • Nishitani   20'
Report
  • Nguyễn Minh Trí   18'21'
  • Hồ Văn Ý   44'
Attendance: 95
Referee: Osama Saeed Idrees Sedaif (Bahrain)

Naft Al-Wasat  7–4 (a.e.t.)  Vamos Mataram
Report
  • Wossiry   11'40'
  • Aliefian   22'29'
Attendance: 702
Referee: An Ran (China)

Semi-finalsEdit

Naft Al-Wasat  2–3  Mes Sungun
Report
Attendance: 500
Referee: Nurdin Bukuev (Kyrgyzstan)

Thái Sơn Nam  6–5  Bank of Beirut
  • Vũ Quốc Hưng   19'29'
  • Vũ Đức Tùng   33'
  • Nguyễn Thành Tín   33'38'
  • Phạm Đức Hòa   39'
Report
  • Hammoud   3'21'
  • Abou Zeid   15'39'
  • Javid   40'
Attendance: 578
Referee: Ryan Shepheard (Australia)

Third place matchEdit

Bank of Beirut  5–3  Naft Al-Wasat
  • Javid   6'34'35'
  • Bello   11'
  • Kobeissy   18'
Report
  • Khalid   3'
  • Jabar   12'22'
Attendance: 567
Referee: Yuttakon Maiket (Thailand)

FinalEdit

Thái Sơn Nam  2–4  Mes Sungun
Report
Attendance: 1,200
Referee: Hiroyuki Kobayashi (Japan)

WinnersEdit

AFC Futsal Club Championship
2018 Champions
 
Mes Sungun
First Title

AwardsEdit

Top Goalscorer[7] Most Valuable Player[7] Fair Play award[7]
  Mahdi Javid (12 goals)
(Bank of Beirut)
  Mahdi Javid
(Bank of Beirut)
  Naft Al-Wasat

All-Star TeamEdit

All-Star Team[8] Reserve All-Star Team
  Alireza Samimi (Mes Sungun) (GK)
  Farhad Tavakoli (Naft Al-Wasat)
  Ahmad Kheir El-Dine (Bank of Beirut)
  Luizinho (Nagoya Oceans)
  Mahdi Javid (Bank of Beirut)
  Hồ Văn Ý (Thái Sơn Nam) (GK)
  Farhad Fakhim (Mes Sungun)
  Tôn Thất P (Thái Sơn Nam)
  Abolghasem Orouji (Mes Sungun)
  Suphawut Thueanklang (Chonburi Bluewave)
Coach
  Hamid Bigham (Mes Sungun)

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Team Goals
1   Mahdi Javid   Bank of Beirut 12
2   Suphawut Thueanklang   Chonburi Bluewave 8
  Hossein Tayyebi   Mes Sungun
4   Farhad Fakhimzadeh   Mes Sungun 6
  Ali Asghar Hassanzadeh   Mes Sungun
  Hassan Ali Jabar   Naft Al-Wasat
  Farhad Tavakoli   Naft Al-Wasat
8   Mohamed Fadaaq   Al-Dhafra 5
  Mohamad Kobeissy   Bank of Beirut
  Kritsada Wongkaeo   Chonburi Bluewave
  Nguyễn Minh Trí   Thái Sơn Nam
Source: stats.the-afc.com

Tournament team rankingsEdit

As per statistical convention in football, matches decided in extra time are counted as wins and losses, while matches decided by penalty shoot-outs are counted as draws.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Final result
    Mes Sungun 6 6 0 0 36 11 +25 18 Champions
    Thái Sơn Nam 6 4 0 2 28 19 +9 12 Runners-up
    Bank of Beirut 6 3 1 2 33 22 +11 10 Third place
4   Naft Al-Wasat 6 3 1 2 23 17 +6 10 Fourth place
5   Chonburi Bluewave 4 3 1 0 28 12 +16 10 Eliminated in
quarter-finals
6   Nagoya Oceans 4 3 0 1 16 4 +12 9
7   EREM 4 2 0 2 12 16 −4 6
8   Vamos Mataram (H) 4 1 1 2 15 15 0 4
9   Al-Dhafra 3 1 1 1 13 7 +6 4 Eliminated in
group stage
10   Dalian Yuan Dynasty 3 1 1 1 7 11 −4 4
11   Al Sailiya 3 1 0 2 7 13 −6 3
12   Sipar Khujand 3 1 0 2 6 21 −15 3
13   Vic Vipers 3 0 0 3 6 17 −11 0
14   AGMK 3 0 0 3 3 15 −12 0
15   Victoria University College 3 0 0 3 3 15 −12 0
16   Jeonju MAG 3 0 0 3 4 25 −21 0
Source: Pending
(H) Host.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "AFC Competitions Calendar 2018". AFC. 11 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "ХУДЖАНДСКИЙ «СИПАР» ПРИМЕТ УЧАСТИЕ В КЛУБНОМ ЧЕМПИОНАТЕ АЗИИ-2018 ПО ФУТЗАЛУ". Football Federtion of Tajikistan. 30 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Final Draw produces exciting groups". AFC. 18 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Preview: AFC Futsal Club Championship Indonesia 2018 Final Draw". AFC. 17 May 2018.
  5. ^ "AFC Futsal Club Championship Final Draw". YouTube. 18 May 2018.
  6. ^ a b c "AFC Futsal Club Championship 2018 Competition Regulations". AFC.
  7. ^ a b c "Bank of Beirut's Javid scoops top awards". AFC. 12 August 2018.
  8. ^ "AFC FUTSAL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP INDONESIA 2018 TECHNICAL REPORT & STATISTICS". AFC.

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