<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 3.2 Final//EN"> <HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>Afro-Asian Cup of Nations</TITLE> </HEAD> <BODY> <H2>Afro-Asian Cup of Nations</H2> <p> This competition was discontinued following a CAF decision on July 30, 2000, after AFC representatives had supported Germany in the vote for hosting the 2006 World Cup rather than South Africa. The AFC then set up a <a href="asoce.html">biannual showdown between the AFC and OFC champions</a>. In 2007, a one-off <I>AFC Asia/Africa Challenge Cup</i> was organised. <p> <hr> <h3>Palmares</h3> <pre> <a href="#78">1978</a> presumably not awarded <a href="#85">1985</a> Cameroon <a href="#87">1987</a> South Korea 1989 not held <a href="#91">1991</a> Algeria <a href="#93">1993</a> Japan <a href="#95">1995</a> Nigeria <a href="#97">1997</a> South Africa <a href="#99">1999</a> cancelled 2001 not held 2003 not held 2005 announced but cancelled <a href="#07">2007</a> Japan </pre> <h3>Finals</h3> <pre> <a href="#78">19- 5-78</a> Tehran Iran 3-0 Ghana NB: return leg not played <a href="#85">15- 9-85</a> Yaound Cameroon 4-1 Saudi Arabia <a href="#85"> 4-10-85</a> Taif Saudi Arabia 2-1 Cameroon <a href="#87"> 6- 1-88</a> Doha South Korea 0-0 Egypt [4-3 pen] 1989 edition (Saudi Arabia vs Cameroon) cancelled. <a href="#91">27- 9-91</a> Tehran Iran 2-1 Algeria <a href="#91">13-10-91</a> Algiers Algeria 1-0 Iran <a href="#93"> 4-10-93</a> Tokyo Japan 1-0 Ivory Coast [aet] <a href="#95">21-10-95</a> Toshkent Uzbekistan 2-3 Nigeria <a href="#95">10-11-95</a> Lagos Nigeria 1-0 Uzbekistan <a href="#97">18- 9-99</a> Cape Town South Africa 1-0 Saudi Arabia [for the 1997 edition!] <a href="#97">30- 9-99</a> Riyadh Saudi Arabia 0-0 South Africa <a href="#99"> - 3-00</a> Egypt vs Iran [for the 1999 edition] [postponed then cancelled] 2005 edition (Tunisia vs Japan) cancelled <a href="#07">17-10-07</a> Osaka Japan 4-1 Egypt </pre> <p> <hr> <p> <h3>Details for various matches</h3> <p> <h4><a name="78">1978</a></h4> <pre> First Leg [Tehran, May 19, 1978] Iran 3-0 Ghana Second leg not played due to internal political problems in Iran. </pre> <p> <h4><a name="85">1985</a></h4> <pre> First Leg [Yaound, Sep 15, 1985] Cameroon 4-1 Saudi Arabia [O.Biyick 8, Milla 33, 84, Kunde 87pen; Kunde 44og] [ref: Tesfaye (Ethiopia); att: 60,000; Cameroon: Boe, Toube, Kunde, Ebwea, Voungai, Mbouh, Milla (Ebendeng), K.Biyick, Adaman (Oumarou), O.Biyick, Mfede; Saudi Arabia: El Doei, Bahda, Abdel Shakour, Samada (El Bishi), Abdel Gawad, Khalifa, Orefi, Faghe, Husain, Majed, Gamal] Second Leg [Taif, Oct 4, 1985] Saudi Arabia 2-1 Cameroon [Gamal 9, Abdel Gawad 86; Eman 57] [ref: Jassam Mendi (Bahrain); att: 20,000; Saudi Arabia: El Doei, El Mansour, Naimah, Abdel Shakour, Abdel Gawad, El Hrifi, El Bishi (Khalifa), El Mossibih, Gamal, Abou Daoud, Gomeian; Cameroon: Boe, Toube, Voungai, Ebwea, Enoka, Kunde, Mfede, Mbouh, Omama, Akama (Dang), Oumarou (Misse)] </pre> <p> <h4><a name="87">1987</a></h4> <pre> Played in one leg [Doha, Jan 6, 1988] South Korea 1-1 Egypt [aet, 4-3 pen] [Lee Dae-Ho 65; Ayman Younes 88] [ref: Jassem Mendi (Bahrain); South Korea: Cho Byung Duk, Park Kyung Hoon, Gu Sang Bum, Che Young Gyen, Yoo Dong Gwan, No Soo Jin, Kim Sam Soo, Choi Soon Ho, Lee Dae Ho, Chung Hae Won, Byun Byung Joo (Choi Sang Kuk); Egypt: Ahmed Choubir, Ali Chehata, Hamada Sedqi, Mohamed Omar, Mohamed Saad, Alaa Mihoub, Iyman Younes, Ismail Youssef, Mohamed Ramadhan, Imad Souleiman, Jamel Abdel Hamid (Ahmed Al Kaas)] </pre> <p> <h4><a name="91">1991</a></h4> <pre> 27/09/1991, Tehran, Azadi Stadium, 100000 Afro-Asian Cup IRAN 2 (Samad Marfavi 13', 78') ALGERIA 1 (Mahieddine Meftah 23') Iran: Ahmedreza Abedzadeh, Reza Hassanzadeh, Javad Zarincheh, Mehdi Fonoonizadeh, Mohammad Panjali (Nader Mohammadkhani 46'), Majeed Namjoo-Mutlaq, Samad Marfavi, Mojtaba Moharrami, Ali Asghar Modei-Rosta (Nasser Mohammedkhani 79'), Mehdi Abtahi, Hamid Darakhshan. Algeria: Antar Osmani, Tarek Lazizi, Omar Balatoui, Mahieddine Meftah, Mourad Rahmouni, Tahar Cherif El-Ouazani, Moussa Saib (?. Al-Faeadh 86'), Malik Zorgane (Khaled Lounici 79'), Kader Ferhaoui, Liazad Sandjak, Rabah Madjer. Referee: Nezar Watti (Syria). Coaches: Iran: Ali Parvin. Algeria: Abdelhamid Kermali. Note: Not a full FIFA international. 13/10/1991, Alger, Stade du 5 Juillet, 30000 Afro-Asian Cup ALGERIA 1 (Ali Benhalima 78') IRAN 0 Algeria: Antar Osmani, Fodil Megharia, Ali Benhalima, Kamel Adjas, Tahar Cherif El-Ouazani, Moussa Sab, Malik Zorgane (Khaled Lounici), Kader Ferhaoui, Djamel Menad, Rabah Madjer, Liazid Sandjak. Iran: Ahmedreza Abedzadeh, Reza Hassanzadeh, Javad Zarincheh, Mehdi Fonoonizadeh, Nader Mohammadkhani, Majeed Namjoo-Mutlaq, Samad Marfavi, Mojtaba Moharrami, Hamid Darakhshan, Mehdi Abtahi, Farshad Peyous. Referee: Nacer Jouini (Tunisia). Coaches: Algeria: Abdelhamid Kermali. Iran: Ali Parvin. </pre> <p> <h4><a name="93">1993</a></h4> <pre> 04/10/1993, Tokyo, Yoyoki National Stadium, 53302 JAPAN 1 (Kazuyoshi Miura 116') IVORY COAST 0 After Extra Time Japan: Shigetetsu Matsunaga, Takumi Horiike, Tetsuji Hashiratani [c], Masami Ihara, Yasutoshi Miura, Hajime Moriyasu, Mitsunori Yoshida (Kenta Hasegawa 73'), Ruy Ramos, Masahiro Fukuda, Takuya Takagi, Kazuyoshi Miura. Ivory Coast: Lossni Konat, Nagueu Georges Lignon, Arsne Hobou, Sam Dominique, Ruffin Biagn Lu (Celestine Amani 91'), Sibi Badra Aliou, Donald-Olivier Si, Tchiressoa Guel, Yaya Dombia (Adama Clofie Kone 59'), Abdoulaye Traor, Ahmed Ouattara. Referee: Jihong Wei (China). Coaches: Japan: Hans Ooft (Netherlands). Ivory Coast: Yeo Martial. Cards: Japan: Masami Ihara [Y 34'], Ruy Ramos [Y 80']. Ivory Coast: Abdoulaye Traor [Y 7'], Ahmed Ouattara [Y 29']. </pre> <p> <h4><a name="95">1995</a></h4> <pre> 21/10/1995, Toshkent, Stadion Pakhtakor, 50000 UZBEKISTAN 2 (Mirdzhalal Kasymov 70', Andrei Fyodorov 85') NIGERIA 3 (Sunday Oliseh 10', Victor Ikpeba 65', Nwankwo Kanu 71') Uzbekistan: Oleg Belyakov, Andrei Zakharov, Farkhad Magometov, Andrei Fyodorov, Mirdzhalal Kasymov [c], Gennadi Denisov (Dilmurod Nazarov 55'), Ilkhom Sharipov, Abdikakhor Marifaliev (Ravshan Bazarov 65'), Sergei Lebedev (Shukhrat Maksudov 75'), Igor Shkvyrin, Azamat Abduraimov. Nigeria: Alloysius Agu, Augustine Eguavoen, Wasiu Ipaye, Uchenna Okafor, Taribo West, Sunday Oliseh, Wilson Oruma (Nwankwo Kanu 60'), Mutiu Adepoju, Victor Ikpeba (Karibe Ojigwe 85'), Samson Siasia, Daniel Amokachi. Referee: Ali Bujsaim (UAE). Coaches: Uzbekistan: Aleksandr Ivankov. Nigeria: Jo Bonfr&egrave;re (Netherlands). Note: Attendance also reported as 15000. 10/11/1995, Lagos, National Stadium, 60000 NIGERIA 1 (Emmanuel Amunike 80') UZBEKISTAN 0 Nigeria: Alloysius Agu, Augustine Eguavoen, Celestine Babayaro, Uchenna Okafor, Uche Okechukwu, Finidi George, Mutiu Adepoju (Augustine 'Jay-Jay' Okocha 60'), Sunday Oliseh, Victor Ikpeba, Nwankwo Kanu [c] (Samson Siasia 60'), Daniel Amokachi (Emmanuel Amunike 46'). Uzbekistan: Pavel Bugalo, Andrei Zakharov, Farkhad Magometov [c], Ulugbek Ruzimov (Bakhtier Namazov 80'), Akmal Khashimov, Ilkhom Sharipov, Ravshan Bazarov, Sergei Lebedev (Abdikakhor Marifaliev 42'), Azamat Abduraimov, Mirdzhalal Kasymov, Shukhrat Maksudov (Dilmurod Nazarov 46'). Referee: Sidi Bekaye Magassa (Mali). Coaches: Nigeria: Jo Bonfr&egrave;re (Netherlands). Uzbekistan: Aleksandr Ivankov. </pre> <p> <h4><a name="97">1997</a></h4> <pre> First Leg [Cape Town, Sep 18, 1999 (!)] South Africa 1-0 Saudi Arabia [Pollen Ndlanya 48] [ref: Felix Tangwarima (Zimbabwe); att: 20,000; South Africa: John Tlale - Papi Khomane, Mark Fish, Pierre Issa, Eric Tinkler, Thabo Mngomeni (Helman Mkhalele 52), John Moshoeu, Ivan McKinley (Quinton Fortune 46), Joel Masilela, Pollen Ndlanya, Benedict McCarthy (Shaun Bartlett 74); Saudi Arabia: Mohamed Al-Deayea - Mohamed Al-Khilawi, Abdullah Zuberomawi, Saleh Al-Dawood, Hussain Sulaimani, Ibrahim Al Harbi, Mohamed Al-Jahni, Fahad Al-Subaie, Abdullah Al-Sharani (Nawaf Al-Temyat 61), Hamzah Falatah (Fahad Mehalel 80), Marzouk Al-Otaibi (Obed Al-Dossary 56)] Second Leg [Riyadh, Sep 30, 1999 (!)] Saudi Arabia 0-0 South Africa [att: 50,000; Saudi Arabia: Mohamed Al-Deayea - Saleh Al-Dawood, Mohamed Al-Khilawi, Abdullah Sulaiman, Mohammed Sheliah, Hassan Abdul Ghani, Ibrahim Mater, Nawaf Al-Temyat, Khaled Al-Timawi (Fahad Al-Subaie 80), Sami Al-Jaber (Fahad Mehalel 63), Obed Al-Dossary (Marzouk Al-Otaibi 71); South Africa: Andre Arendse - Joel Masilela (Mnguni 61), Schoeman, Bapela, Mudau, Mark Fish, Ivan McKinley, Mokoena, Phil Masinga, Ngobe (Godfrey 65), Eric Tinkler] Note: in 1997 (when the matches were due to be played), South Africa couldn't be bothered to find time on the calendar. In 1999, they finally did. Coincidentally, there was a Saudi Arabian member on the committee which in 2000 were to decide the venue of the World Cup 2006, for which South Africa were candidates. It didn't help. </pre> <p> <h4><a name="07">2007</a></h4> <pre> NB: official name: AFC Asia/Africa Challenge Cup, 17/10/2007, Osaka, Yanmar Stadium Nagai, 41,901 JAPAN 4 (Yoshito Lkubo 21', Yoshito Lkubo 42', RyMichi Maeda 53', Akira Kaji 68') EGYPT 1 (Mohamed Fadl 58') Japan: Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi, Ykichi Komano, Akira Kaji, Yuji Nakazawa, Yuki Abe, Keita Suzuki (Jungo Fujimoto 73'), Kengo Nakamura, Yasuhito EndM (Yasuyuki Konno 73'), Satoru Yamagishi (Hideo Hashimoto 73'), RyMichi Maeda, Yoshito Lkubo. Egypt: Mohamed Abdel Monsef, Hany Said, Mahmoud Fathalla, Ahmed Elmohamady, Mohamed Homos, Sayed Moawad, Abdul-Rahman Mohie (Gomaa Mashour 52'), Hosny Abd Rabo, Amr Zaki (Ahed Abdel Majeed 79'), Mohamed Fadl, Ahmed Hassan Farag (Omar Gamal 46'). Referee: Grzegorz Gilewski (Poland). Coaches: Japan: Ivica Osim (Bosnia and Herzegovina) Egypt: Hassan Shehata Cards: Japan: Yuji Nakazawa [Y 58'] Egypt: Ahed Abdel Majeed [Y 92'] </pre> <HR> <A NAME="about"><H2>About this document</H2></A> <p>Partial <a href="../sources.html">source</a>: [Tho 88] <p>With thanks to Majeed Panahi <P>Prepared and maintained by <I>Atsushi Fujioka, Luca Gandini, Neil Morrison, Josef Bobrowsky and Ian King</I> for the <A HREF="../nersssf.html">Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation</A> <P><I> Authors: Atsushi Fujioka, Luca Gandini, Neil Morrison, Josef Bobrowsky and Ian King <br> Last updated: 23 Feb 2017<BR></I> <P> <B>(C) Copyright Atsushi Fujioka, Luca Gandini, Neil Morrison, Josef Bobrowsky, Ian King and RSSSF 1995/2017</B><BR> You are free to copy this document in whole or part provided that proper acknowledgement is given to the authors. All rights reserved. </BODY> </HTML>