Asian Nations Cup 1996

Qualifying Tournament

UAE (hosts) and Japan (holders) qualified automatically.

Group 1 (in Ho Chi Minh City) 
 4- 8-96 Vietnam      4-1 Taiwan
 5- 8-96 South Korea  9-0 Guam 
 7- 8-96 Vietnam      9-0 Guam
 8- 8-96 South Korea  4-0 Taiwan
10- 8-96 Guam         2-9 Taiwan
11- 8-96 Vietnam      0-4 South Korea

 1.SOUTH KOREA          3  3  0  0  17- 0  9
 2.Vietnam              3  2  0  1  13- 5  6
 3.Taiwan               3  1  0  2  10-10  3
 4.Guam                 3  0  0  3   2-27  0

Group 2 (in Hongkong)
30- 1-96 Hongkong     8-0 Philippines
         China        7-1 Macao
 1- 2-96 Philippines  0-7 China
         Hongkong     4-1 Macao
 4- 2-96 Macao        5-1 Philippines
         Hongkong     0-2 China

 1.CHINA                 3  3  0  0 16- 1  9
 2.Hongkong              3  2  0  1 12- 3  6
 3.Macao                 3  1  0  2  7-12  3
 4.Philippines           3  0  0  3  1-20  0

Group 3
(in Bangkok)
27- 6-96 Thailand     8-0 Maldives
         Myanmar      0-4 Singapore
29- 6-96 Thailand     5-1 Myanmar
         Maldives     0-2 Singapore
 1- 7-96 Thailand     1-1 Singapore 
         Myanmar      3-1 Maldives
(in Singapore)
 4- 7-96 Maldives     0-8 Thailand
         Singapore    2-2 Myanmar
 7- 7-96 Myanmar      1-7 Thailand
         Singapore    5-2 Maldives
 9- 7-96 Maldives     1-4 Myanmar
         Singapore    2-2 Thailand

 1.THAILAND              6  4  2  0 31- 5 14
 2.Singapore             6  3  3  0 16- 7 12
 3.Myanmar               6  2  1  3 11-20  7
 4.Maldives              6  0  0  6  4-30  0

Group 4 (in Kuala Lumpur) 
 2- 3-96 Malaysia     0-0 Indonesia
 4- 3-96 Indonesia    7-1 India
 6- 3-96 India        2-5 Malaysia

 1.INDONESIA             2  1  1  0  7- 1  4
 2.Malaysia              2  1  1  0  5- 2  4
 3.India                 2  0  0  2  3-12  0

Group 5 
(in Tehran)
10- 6-96 Oman         3-0 Sri Lanka
         Iran         8-0 Nepal
12- 6-96 Oman         7-0 Nepal
         Iran         7-0 Sri Lanka
14- 6-96 Sri Lanka    3-1 Nepal
         Iran         2-0 Oman
(in Muscat)
17- 6-96 Iran         4-0 Sri Lanka
         Oman         2-1 Nepal
19- 6-96 Iran         4-0 Nepal
         Oman        10-0 Sri Lanka
21- 6-96 Nepal        0-2 Sri Lanka
         Oman         1-2 Iran

 1.IRAN                  6  6  0  0 27- 1 18
 2.Oman                  6  4  0  2 23- 5 12
 3.Sri Lanka             6  2  0  4  5-25  6
 4.Nepal                 6  0  0  6  2-26  0

Group 6 (in Amman)
 9- 8-96 Jordan       4-0 Pakistan
11- 8-96 Jordan       0-1 Iraq
13- 8-96 Pakistan     0-3 Iraq

 1.IRAQ                 2  2  0  0   4- 0  6
 2.Jordan               2  1  0  1   4- 1  3
 3.Pakistan             2  0  0  2   0- 7  0
[Bangladesh withdrew]

Group 7
14- 6-96 Kazakhstan   1-0 Qatar
21- 6-96 Syria        2-0 Kazakhstan
28- 6-96 Qatar        1-0 Syria
 5- 7-96 Qatar        3-0 Kazakhstan
12- 7-96 Kazakhstan   0-1 Syria
19- 7-96 Syria        3-1 Qatar

 1.SYRIA                 4  3  0  1  6- 2  9
 2.Qatar                 4  2  0  2  5- 4  6
 3.Kazakhstan            4  1  0  3  1- 6  3

Group 8 
 1.UZBEKISTAN            2  1  0  1  5- 4  3
 2.Tajikistan            2  1  0  1  4- 5  3
[Bahrain withdrew]

 8- 5-96 Tajikistan   4-0 Uzbekistan
19- 6-96 Uzbekistan   5-0 Tajikistan        [asdet]

Group 9 (in Riyadh) 
24- 1-96 Saudi Arabia 3-0 Kyrgyzstan
26- 1-96 Yemen        1-0 Kyrgyzstan
28- 1-96 Saudi Arabia 4-0 Yemen
31- 1-96 Kyrgyzstan   0-2 Saudi Arabia
 2- 2-96 Kyrgyzstan   3-1 Yemen
 4- 2-96 Yemen        0-1 Saudi Arabia

 1.SAUDI ARABIA          4  4  0  0 10- 0 12
 2.Kyrgyzstan            4  1  0  3  3- 7  3
 3.Yemen                 4  1  0  3  2- 8  3

Group 10
10- 3-96 Turkmenistan 2-2 Kuwait
           [?; Badr Al-Haji, Khalid Al-Dawod]
22- 3-96 Kuwait       2-0 Turkmenistan
           [Wael Sulaiman 18, Fawaz Bekheet 68; att: 10,000]
12- 5-96 Lebanon      3-1 Turkmenistan
           [Wael Nazha 28, Jamal Taha 68, Shadi Karnib 90;
            Constantin Bondoyev 20; att: 10,000]
26- 5-96 Turkmenistan 0-1 Lebanon
           [Wartan Ghazarian 33; att: 10,000]
 9- 6-96 Lebanon      3-5 Kuwait
           [Wael Nazha 6, Wartan Ghazarian 10, 46; Faysal Al-Otaybi 16,
            Khaled Al-Shlimi 27, Abdul Al-Hindi 30, Badr Al-Haji 66,
            Abdul Wabran 84; att: 22,000]
20- 6-96 Kuwait       0-0 Lebanon
           [att: 25,000]

 1.KUWAIT                4  2  2  0  9- 5  8
 2.Lebanon               4  2  1  1  7- 6  7
 3.Turkmenistan          4  0  1  3  3- 8  1


Final Tournament (United Arab Emirates, December 4-21, 1996)


UAE (hosts) and Japan (holders) qualified automatically.

All kick-off times local.

Group A [Abu Dhabi]
 4-12-96 16:45 UAE          1-1 South Korea
         19:00 Indonesia    2-2 Kuwait
 7-12-96 16:45 UAE          3-2 Kuwait
         19:00 South Korea  4-2 Indonesia
10-12-96 16:45 UAE          2-0 Indonesia
         19:00 Kuwait       2-0 South Korea

 1.UAE                   3  2  1  0  6- 3  7
 2.KUWAIT                3  1  1  1  6- 5  4
 3.SOUTH KOREA           3  1  1  1  5- 5  4
 4.Indonesia             3  0  1  2  4- 8  1

Group B [Dubai]
 5-12-96 16:45 Saudi Arabia 6-0 Thailand
         19:00 Iran         1-2 Iraq
 8-12-96 16:45 Saudi Arabia 1-0 Iraq
         19:00 Thailand     1-3 Iran
11-12-96 16:45 Saudi Arabia 0-3 Iran
         19:00 Iraq         4-1 Thailand

 1.IRAN                  3  2  0  1   7- 3  6
 2.SAUDI ARABIA          3  2  0  1   7- 3  6
 3.IRAQ                  3  2  0  1   6- 3  6
 4.Thailand              3  0  0  3   2-13  0

Group C [Al Ain]
 6-12-96 16:45 Japan        2-1 Syria
         19:00 China        0-2 Uzbekistan
 9-12-96 16:45 Japan        4-0 Uzbekistan
         19:00 Syria        0-3 China
12-12-96 16:45 Japan        1-0 China
         19:00 Uzbekistan   1-2 Syria

 1.JAPAN                 3  3  0  0   7- 1  9
 2.CHINA                 3  1  0  2   3- 3  3
 3.Syria                 3  1  0  2   3- 6  3
 4.Uzbekistan            3  1  0  2   3- 6  3

Quarterfinals
[Abu Dhabi]
15-12-96 16:45 UAE          1-0 Iraq              [asdet]
[Al Ain]
15-12-96 19:30 Kuwait       2-0 Japan        
[Dubai]
16-12-96 16:45 South Korea  2-6 Iran     
[Abu Dhabi]
16-12-96 19:30 Saudi Arabia 4-3 China     

Semifinals [Abu Dhabi]
19-12-96 16:45 UAE          1-0 Kuwait
         19:00 Iran         0-0 Saudi Arabia      [asdet, 3-4 pen]

Third Place Match [Abu Dhabi]
21-12-96 16:45 Iran         1-1 Kuwait            [3-2 pen]     

Final [Abu Dhabi]
21-12-96 19:00 Saudi Arabia 0-0 UAE               [asdet, 4-2 pen]  


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