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Football at the 2005 West Asian Games

The 2005 West Asian Games was the third West Asian Games, an international tournament for West Asian countries and territories. It was hosted by Doha, Qatar. Iraq were the champions when they beat Syria on penalties.

2005 West Asian Games
Tournament details
Host countryQatar
Dates1 – 10 December
Teams9 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Iraq (1st title)
Runners-up Syria
Third place Iran
Fourth place Saudi Arabia
Tournament statistics
Matches played13
Goals scored45 (3.46 per match)

ResultsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Iran 2 2 0 0 8 1 +7 6
  Qatar 2 1 0 1 3 5 −2 3
  Kuwait 2 0 0 2 1 6 −5 0
Qatar  2–1  Kuwait
Ibrahim   36'
Afif   43'
Fareed   74' (o.g.)

Iran  4–0  Kuwait
Borhani   58'   68'
Dashti   59' (o.g.)
Oladi   72'

Iran  4–1  Qatar
Nekounam   6'
Arzani   33'
Yavarzadeh   59'
Montazeri   76'
Ibrahim   10'

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Iraq 2 2 0 0 9 1 +8 6
  Saudi Arabia 2 1 0 1 3 5 −2 3
  Palestine 2 0 0 2 0 6 −6 0
Iraq  4–0  Palestine
Farhan   4'
M. Mohammed   56'
Salah   73'
Ahmed Salah   86'


Iraq  5–1  Saudi Arabia
Abdul-Amir   8'
E. Mohammed   19'
Akram   30'
Mahmoud   51'   78'
Naif Al-Qadi   53'

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Syria 2 1 1 0 5 3 2 4
  Bahrain 2 0 2 0 4 4 0 2
  Oman 2 0 1 1 3 5 −2 1
Oman  1–3  Syria
Zaher   35' Rashid   41'
Muhammad   68'
Alaya   81'

Bahrain  2–2  Syria
Humoud   70'
Abdul-Latif   83'
Amnah   60'
Al-Hussain   66'

Bahrain  2–2  Oman
Zaher   23'
Mohammed Hussein   83'
Maki   66'
Al-Lawati   82'

Knockout stageEdit

Semi-finalsEdit

Iraq, Iran and Syria qualified as Groups winner, a toss between Qatar and Saudi Arabia decided on the 'best' runners-up also qualifying for the semifinals; Saudi Arabia won.

Iraq  2–0  Saudi Arabia
Salah   33'
Farhan   85'

Iran  0–0  Syria
Penalties
1–4

Bronze medal matchEdit

Iran  2–1  Saudi Arabia
Borhani   2'4' Al-Abdullah   8'

Gold medal matchEdit

Iraq  2–2  Syria
Farhan   45'
Mahmoud   78'
Al Amenah   19'
Al Hussain   90+1'
Penalties
Munir  
E. Mohammed  
Abdul-Amir  
Mahmoud  
Sabri  
4–3   Aodi
  Dakka
  Alaya
  Chaabo
  Istanbuli


 2005 West Asian Games 
 
Iraq
First title

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit