1996 AFC Youth Championship

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The Asian Football Confederation's 1996 AFC Youth Championship was held from 17 to 31 October 1996, in Seoul, South Korea. The tournament was won by for the eighth time by South Korea in the final against China PR.

1996 AFC Youth Championship
Tournament details
Host countryَSouth Korea
Dates17 October – 31 October
Teams10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
ChampionsSouth Korea South Korea (8th title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored75 (3.13 per match)
1994
1998

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  South Korea 4 4 0 0 14 3 +11 12
  United Arab Emirates 4 2 1 1 9 6 +3 7
  Thailand 4 1 1 2 3 7 −4 4
  Iran 4 0 3 1 1 2 −1 3
  Bangladesh 4 0 1 3 3 12 −9 1


Bangladesh  1-6  United Arab Emirates
South Korea  4-0  Thailand
Iran  0-0  Thailand
South Korea  3-0  United Arab Emirates
Iran  0-0  Bangladesh
Thailand  2-3  United Arab Emirates
Iran  0-0  United Arab Emirates
South Korea  5-2  Bangladesh
Iran  1-2  South Korea
Thailand  1-0  Bangladesh

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  China PR 4 4 0 0 11 5 +6 12
  Japan 4 3 0 1 10 3 +7 9
  Syria 4 2 0 2 5 5 0 6
  India 4 0 1 3 2 6 −4 1
  Qatar 4 0 1 3 3 12 −9 1
18 October 1996
India   1 – 1   Qatar
Syria   1 – 3   Japan
20 October 1996
China PR   2 – 1   Japan
Syria   2 – 0   Qatar
22 October 1996
China PR   2 – 1   India
Japan   4 – 0   Qatar
24 October 1996
China PR   5 – 2   Qatar
Syria   1 – 0   India
26 October 1996
China PR   2 – 1   Syria
Japan   2 – 0   India

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
29 October
 
 
  South Korea1
 
31 October
 
  Japan0
 
  South Korea3
 
29 October
 
  China PR0
 
  China PR5
 
 
  United Arab Emirates1
 
Third place
 
 
30 October
 
 
  United Arab Emirates (pen)2 (4)
 
 
  Japan2 (3)

SemifinalEdit

South Korea  1–0  Japan

China PR  5–1  United Arab Emirates

Third Place MatchEdit

United Arab Emirates  2 – 2
(4 PK 3)
  Japan

FinalEdit

South Korea  3–0  China PR

WinnerEdit

 AFC Youth Championship 1996 Winners 
 
South Korea
Eighth title