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AFC Asian Cup qualification

The AFC Asian Cup qualification is the process that a national association football team goes through to qualify for the AFC Asian Cup finals.

All-time tableEdit

Results of AFC Asian Cup qualification (excluded AFC Challenge Cup) as of the end of 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualification.

Rank Team Part Pld W D L GF GA Dif Pts
1   Iran 11 61 46 10 5 175 33 +142 148
2   China PR 11 52 35 10 7 148 23 +125 115
3   South Korea 12 50 36 5 9 164 23 +141 113
4   United Arab Emirates 10 48 34 8 6 132 27 +105 110
5   Qatar 10 50 34 6 10 116 36 +80 108
6   Syria 12 59 31 11 17 112 60 +52 104
7   Saudi Arabia 7 40 33 4 3 130 17 +113 103
8   Thailand 14 61 30 10 21 119 82 +37 100
9   Oman 9 52 30 6 16 124 54 +70 96
10   Hong Kong 16 78 24 21 33 105 111 –6 93
11   Iraq 8 41 28 8 5 88 32 +56 92
12   Jordan 10 53 26 13 14 94 49 45 91
13   Kuwait 10 50 25 15 10 110 45 +65 90
14   Bahrain 10 54 27 6 21 80 55 +25 87
15   Japan 7 36 27 4 5 92 17 +75 85
16   Uzbekistan 7 36 25 5 6 85 30 +55 80
17   North Korea 7 45 23 11 11 70 48 +22 80
18   Malaysia 16 60 19 15 26 98 101 –3 72
19   Vietnam 10 40 19 7 20 86 71 +15 64
20   Indonesia 12 51 17 11 23 77 73 +4 62
21   Lebanon 7 45 17 9 19 61 62 –1 60
22   Yemen 9 59 16 10 33 69 114 –45 58
23   India 10 52 15 7 30 59 98 –39 52
24   Singapore 11 58 14 10 34 59 106 –47 52
25   Turkmenistan 4 28 14 5 9 47 37 +10 47
26   Myanmar 5 34 14 5 15 52 73 –21 47
27   Chinese Taipei 9 46 14 3 29 67 109 –42 45
28   Australia 3 18 13 2 3 42 11 +31 41
29   Palestine 4 29 11 5 13 58 36 +22 38
30   Tajikistan 4 27 10 5 12 38 44 –6 35
31   Kyrgyzstan 4 23 10 3 10 35 37 –2 33
32   Cambodia 5 32 8 3 21 33 87 –54 27
33   Philippines 8 34 7 4 23 32 101 –69 25
34   Sri Lanka 7 31 7 1 23 25 102 –77 22
35   Bangladesh 8 40 4 10 28 27 113 –86 22
36   Afghanistan 5 30 5 6 19 25 88 –63 21
37   Maldives 5 34 5 2 27 32 107 –75 17
38   Pakistan 10 37 4 4 29 22 101 –79 16
39   Macau 6 22 4 2 16 21 52 –31 14
40   Bhutan 3 30 4 2 24 21 161 –140 14
41   Kazakhstan 2 8 4 0 4 9 9 0 12
42   Israel 1 6 3 2 1 10 8 +2 11
43   Laos 3 17 3 2 12 13 61 –48 11
44   Mongolia 3 7 3 1 3 12 10 +2 10
45     Nepal 6 28 2 4 22 12 91 –79 10
46   Guam 4 16 2 1 13 5 86 –81 7
47   Brunei 5 15 1 2 12 4 56 –52 5
48   South Yemen 1 3 0 1 2 1 4 –3 1
49   Timor-Leste 2 16 0 0 16 4 66 –62 0

Teams that have not qualified for the finals tournamentEdit

Team 1956
 
(4)
1960
 
(4)
1964
 
(4)
1968
 
(5)
1972
 
(6)
1976
 
(6)
1980
 
(8)
1984
 
(8)
1988
 
(8)
1992
 
(8)
1996
 
(12)
2000
 
(12)
2004
 
(16)
2007
 
 
 
 
(16)
2011
 
(16)
2015
 
(16)
2019
 
(24)
2023
 
(24)
Attempts
  Afghanistan × × × × × × × × × × 7
  Bhutan × × × × × × × × × × × × 4
  Brunei × × × × × × × × × × 7
  Guam × × × × × × × × × × × × 5
  Laos × × × × × × × × × × × × × 4
  Macau × × × × × × × × × × 8
  Maldives × × × × × × × × × × × 6
  Mongolia × × × × × × × × × × × × 5
    Nepal × × × × × × × × × 8
  Pakistan × × × × 13
  Sri Lanka × × × × × × × 10
  Tajikistan Part of   Soviet Union × × 5
  Timor-Leste Not an AFC member Part of   Indonesia × × × × 2

Notes:

  • Chinese Taipei played as the Republic of China in the 1964 and 1976 Asian Cup.
  • Timor-Leste were banned from qualifying for the 2023 Asian Cup for using 12 ineligible players between 2011–2017 and providing false documents.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Federacao Futebol Timor-Leste expelled from AFC Asian Cup 2023". The-AFC.com. AFC. 20 January 2017.

External linksEdit