This competition was set up as successor of the discontinued Afro-Asian Cup of Nations. It will be a biannual event, Oceania to be represented by the winners of the OFC Nations Cup and Asia alternately by the winners of the Asian Cup and those of the Asian Games.
2001 Japan 2003 Iran
15- 8-01 Shizuoka Japan 3-0 Australia 12-10-03 Tehran Iran 3-0 New Zealand [originally planned as two-legged tie on March 28 in Auckland and April 4 in Tehran but then postponed due to war on Iraq]
15- 8-01 Shizuoka Japan 3-0 Australia [Atsushi YANAGISAWA 19, Toshihiro HATTORI 53, Masashi NAKAYAMA 65pen] [Ecopa stadium, Shizuoka (Japan); att: 46,404; ref: Zhang Jianjun (China)] [JPN: Yoshikatsu KAWAGUCHI; Toshihiro HATTORI, Ryuzo MORIOKA, Yasuhiro HATO (73 Tomokazu MYOJIN), Naoki MATSUDA, Koji NAKATA, Hiroaki MORISHIMA (77 Daisuke OKU), Teruyoshi ITO, Kazuyuki TODA, Takayuki SUZUKI, Atsushi YANAGISAWA (62 Masashi NAKAYAMA); Coach: Philippe TROUSSIER; AUS: Jason PETKOVIC; Fausto DE AMICIS, Stephen LAYBUTT (61 Angelo COSTANZO), Steve HORVAT, Luke CASSERLY, Steve CORICA, Mark ROBERTSON (46 Con BOUTSIANIS), Kasey WEHRMAN, Scott CHIPPERFIELD, David ZDRILIC, John ALOISI (69 Sasho PETROVSKI): Coach: Frank FARINA.] 12-10-03 Tehran Iran 3-0 New Zealand [Ali Karimi Pashaki 24, 37, Hossein Kaabi 67] [Azadi stadium, Tehran (Iran); att: 40,000; ref: Kousa Mohammed (Syria)] [IRI: 1-Ebrahim Mirzapour; 3-Rahman Rezaie, 4-Yahya Golmohammadi, 6-Javad Nekonam; 13-Hossein Kaabi, 15-Mohammad Nosrati, 7-Hamed Kavianpour, 11-Ali Raza Yahedi Nikbakht (14-Moharam Navidikia 70), 8-Ali Karimi Pashaki (18-Mehrzad Madanchi 83); 2-Mehdi Mahdavikia (16-Edmond Bazik 88), 10-Ali Daei (C); NZL: 1-Mark Paston; 4-Gerard Davis, 6-Tony Lochhead, 7-Ivan Vicelich (16-Rupesh Puna 57), 5-Che Bunce; 12-Simon Elliot, 14-Ryan Nelsen (C), 11-Leo Bertos; 2-Duncan Oughton (15-Mike Wilson 46), 8-Aaran Lines, 9-Noah Hickey (13-Kris Bouckenooghe 46)]
Thanks to Atsushi Fujioka and Hamdan Saaid for final details
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