NB: Tournament originally to be held in Islamabad, Pakistan at the end of 2001 but postponed due to US attacks against Afghanistan. Rescheduled for March 29-April 6, 2003, still in Islamabad. Afghanistan were invited for the tournament, Bhutan and India withdrew. The tournament was postponed again due to war against Iraq. Pakistan have the organisation, which was offered to Sri Lanka for 2004, but they returned the honour, preferring to organise the 10th edition in 2005; the 9th edition was then rescheduled in Pakistan, from March 28 to April 6, 2004. Bhutan and India now enter, but the Maldives withdrew. Tournament for U-23 teams; India enter with U-20 team. NB: stadiums: Qayyum Stadium, Peshawar; Army Stadium, Rawalpindi; Jinnah Stadium, Islamabad. Group A 1.India 3 2 1 0 3- 0 7 2.Pakistan 3 2 0 1 4- 1 6 3.Bangladesh 3 1 1 1 2- 2 4 4.Afghanistan 3 0 0 3 1- 7 0 [Mar 28, Rawalpindi] India 0-0 Bangladesh [Mar 28, Peshawar] Pakistan 3-0 Afghanistan [Muhammad Essa 5, 62, Farooq Shah 52] [Mar 30, Rawalpindi] Bangladesh 2-1 Afghanistan [Mehdi Hassan Uzzal 2, 41; Rozzedin Omidwar 75] Pakistan 0-1 India [Debabrata Roypakias 72pen] [Apr 1, Islamabad] Pakistan 1-0 Bangladesh [Muhammad Essa 86pen] India 2-0 Afghanistan [Jerry Zirsanga 42, Sutang Marlanki 75] Group B [Mar 27, Rawalpindi] Nepal 0-0 Bhutan [Mar 29, Rawalpindi] Sri Lanka 1-0 Nepal [Mohammed Azmeer 62] [Mar 31, Rawalpindi] Sri Lanka 1-0 Bhutan [Siyaguna Kosgodage 13] 1.Sri Lanka 2 2 0 0 2- 0 6 2.Bhutan 2 0 1 1 0- 1 1 [won toss for 2nd place] 3.Nepal 2 0 1 1 0- 1 1 -.Maldives withdrew Semifinals [Apr 3, Islamabad] India 4-1 Bhutan [Debabrata Roy 15, Sunil Chetri 33, 76, Naduparambil Pappachan Pradeep 90; Chema Chophe 37l Sri Lanka 1-1 Pakistan [asdet, 4-5 pen] [M.Naveed Akram 86og; Muhammad Essa 64] Third Place Match [Apr 5, Islamabad] Bhutan 0-0 Sri Lanka [asdet, 2-3 pen] [scored pen: Bhutan: Krishna Subba, Nawang Dhendup; Sri Lanka: C.M.Weerasingha, T.Rangana, M.A.Dilshan] Final [Apr 5, Islamabad; att: 37,000] India 0-1 Pakistan [Abdul Aziz 30] Topscorers: 1.Muhammad Essa (Pakistan) 4 2.Mehdi Hassan Uzzal (Bangladesh) 2 Debabrata Roy (India) 2 Sunil Chetri (India) 2 Known Squad Data: Afghanistan: Abadullah Barak, Abaseen Atai, Abdul Ahmad Tanhah, Abdul Tawab Sultani, Ahmadullah Ahmadi, Farid Ahmadi, Hadi Razai, Mohammad Aslam Askaryar, Mohammad Haneef Jabar Khil, Mohammad Khalid Dilwar, Mohammad Nasim Hussaini, Nangialai Sayedi, Qasim Ali Rahimi, Rahman Ali Nazari, Raza Mohammadi, Raza Razai, Rozeddin Omidwar, Syed Hameed, Shams Uddin Amiri, Wahidullah Nazari Officials: Coach: Abdul Rasul Rasekh, Assistant Coach: Mohammad Aziz Abolfazli Manager: Mohammad Hamed Maiwand Official: Abdul Saboor Walizada Bangladesh: Masud Parvez, Rashed Ahmed, Ashraful Kader, Abdullah Al Parvez, Aminul Islam, Mehedi Hasan Ujjal, Mustafa Anwar Parvez, Firoz Mahmud Hossain Titoo, Zahid Hasan Emily, Monwar Hossain, Mohammed Sujon, Ziaur Rahman, Atiqul Islam Tariq, Ashraful Karim, Arman Aziz, Kamal Hossain, Haris-uz-Zaman, Zahidul Hasan Dalim, Yousuf Ali Khan, Akram Hossain Bhutan: Chencho Chencho, Dorji Khandu, Gyeltshen Gyeltshen, Singye Jigme, Kinley Dorji, Subba Krishna, Kunzang Wangchuk, Nawang Dhendup, Passang Tshering, Pema Chophel, Pema Pema, Sangay Khandu, Sonam Tenzin, Tashi Dorji, Tashi Jamtsho, Ugyen Dorji, Wangchuck Wangchuck Officials: Coach: Kharga Bahadur Basnet Manager: Ugyen Wangchuck Doctor: Tenzin Duckpa India (U-20): GK: Subashish Roy Chowdhury (Tata Football Academy), Machindra Singh (Punjab), Amit Nandy (Bengal) DF: Habihur Rahman Mondal, Gurpreet Singh, Warundeep Singh, Subhas Mondal (all Tata Football Academy), Manju Nanjangud Shivananju (DYS, Karnataka) MF: Gouramangi Moirangtem Singh, Malswama, Jerry Zirsanga, Debabrata Roy, Chitrasen Chandam Singh (all Tata Football Academy), Shylo Malswam Tulunga (East Bengal), Naduparambil Pappachan Pradeep (Kerala) FW: Vimal Pariyar, Vanlal Rova (both Tata Football Academy), Sunil Chetri (Mohun Bagan), Sutang Marlanki (Fransa FC, Goa), Sampathkumar Kuttimani (Indian Telephone Industries) Officials: Coach: Aloke Mukherjee (Bengal) Assistant Coach: Satheevan Balan (Kerala) Goalkeeping Coach: Virender Singh (Punjab) Manager: Rakesh Kumar Bakshi (Chandigarh) Nepal: GK: Dillip Chhetri (RCT), Bikash Malla (Friends Club/ANFA Academy - U-20), Ritesh Thapa (Three Star) DF: Sagar Thapa (Sankata), Pralya Rajbhandari (Friends Club/ANFA Academy - U-20), Umesh Upreti (Manang Marsyangdi Club), Janak Singh (Three Star), Anjan KC (Friends Club/ANFA Academy - U-20), Sanjeev Budathoki (Mahendra Police Club), Santosh Shrestha (Waling) MF: Bijaya Gurung (Friends Club/ANFA Academy - U-20), Pradeep Dangol (Friends Club/ANFA Academy - U-20), Prabesh Katuwal (Three Star), Raju Katuwal (Mahendra Police Club), Vishan Gauchan (Three Star), Naveen Neupane (Manang Marsyangdi Club) FW: Raj Kumar Ghising (Sankata - U-17), Jibesh Pandey (Sankata), Prabin Manandhar (Friends Club/ANFA Academy - U-20) Pakistan: GK: Jaffar Khan (Army) 20.03.1981 Muhammad Shahzad (Habib Bank) 25.08.1983 DF: Muhammad Naveed Akram (WAPDA) 16.05.1984 Muhammad Sharif (Army) 20.04.1981 Arif Ali (Balochistan) 04.03.1986 Ejaz Ahmed (Army) 1984 Mehmood Khan (Balochistan), Muhammad Zahid (Army) 10.10.1981 MF: Nasir Iqbal (Army) 15.06.1982 Zahid Hameed (PTCL) 01.08.1985 Burhan Ali (PTCL) 25.10.1984 Attique-ur-Rehman (KRL) 05.05.1984 Imran Niazi (WAPDA) 17.11.1985 Arif Mehmood (WAPDA) 09.11.1981 Qamar Zaman (WAPDA) 15.01.1986 FW: Adeel Ahmed (PTCL) 25.11.1983 Muhammad Essa (PTCL) 20.11.1983 Shahid Ahmed (PTCL) 01.03.1983 Mudassar Saeed (KRL) 03.07.1981 Abdul Aziz (Sindh Govt Press) 11.01.1986 Farooq Shah (SSGC) 19.10.1985 Officials: Chief Coach: Wang Xiao He (China) Assistant Coaches: Tariq Umer Lutfi, Bilal Butt Manager: Ch. Abdul Rasheed Official: Arif Gul
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