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1976 AFC Asian Cup

Football tournament

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1976 AFC Asian Cup
Asian Cup Iran 1976
جام ملت‌های آسیا ۱۹۷۶
Tournament details
Host countryIran
Dates3–13 June
Teams6
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Iran (3rd title)
Runners-up  Kuwait
Third place  China PR
Fourth place  Iraq
Tournament statistics
Matches played10
Goals scored25 (2.5 per match)
Top scorer(s) Fathi Kamel
Gholam Hossein Mazloumi
Nasser Nouraei
(3 goals each)
Best player(s) Ali Parvin
1972
1980

The 1976 AFC Asian Cup was the 6th edition of the men's AFC Asian Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The finals were hosted by Iran between 3 and 13 June 1976. The field of six teams was split into two groups of three. Iran won their third title in a row, beating Kuwait in the final.[1]

1976 AFC Asian Cup Intro articles: 3

Qualification

Venues

The two host cities, Tehran and Tabriz, with two venues was used for the 1976 AFC Asian Cup.

Tabriz Tehran
Bagh Shomal Stadium Aryamehr Stadium
Capacity: 25,000 Capacity: 100,000

1976 AFC Asian Cup Qualification articles: 4

Squads

Group stage

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Kuwait 2 2 0 0 3 0 +3 4 Advance to knockout stage
2  China PR 2 0 1 1 1 2 −1 1
3  Malaysia 2 0 1 1 1 3 −2 1
Source:
Kuwait  2–0  Malaysia
Al-Anberi  10'
Al-Dakhil  42'

China PR  1–1  Malaysia
Wang Jilian  58' Mokhtar  50'

Kuwait  1–0  China PR
Kameel  1'

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Iran (H) 2 2 0 0 10 0 +10 4 Advance to knockout stage
2  Iraq 2 1 0 1 1 2 −1 2
3  South Yemen 2 0 0 2 0 9 −9 0
Source:
(H) Host.
Iran  2–0  Iraq
Nouraei  45'
Roshan  58'
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Marijan Raus (Yugoslavia)

Iraq  1–0  South Yemen
Waal  84'

Iran  8–0  South Yemen
Azizi  17'73'
Nouraei  40'42'
Khorshidi  45'
Mazloumi  63'74'80'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Akram Ul Haq (India)

Knockout stage

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
11 June–Tehran
 
 
 Kuwait (a.e.t.)3
 
13 June–Tehran
 
 Iraq2
 
 Kuwait0
 
11 June–Tehran
 
 Iran1
 
 Iran (a.e.t.)2
 
 
 China PR0
 
Third place
 
 
13 June–Tehran
 
 
 Iraq0
 
 
 China PR1

Semi-finals

Kuwait  3–2 (a.e.t.)  Iraq
Ibrahim  11'
Kameel  77'100'
Abdul-Jalil  46'
Hassan  85'
Attendance: 60,000

Iran  2–0 (a.e.t.)  China PR
Khorshidi  100'
Roshan  119'
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Asami (Japan)

Third place play-off

Iraq  0–1  China PR
He Jia  61'

Final

Iran  1–0  Kuwait
Parvin  71' Report
Attendance: 100,000
Referee: Jean Dubach (Switzerland)

1976 AFC Asian Cup Squads articles: 8

Winners

 1976 AFC Asian Cup Winners 

Iran
Third title

Goalscorers

With three goals, Gholam Hossein Mazloumi, Nasser Nouraei and Fathi Kameel are the top scorers in the tournament. In total, 25 goals were scored by 16 different players, with none of them credited as own goal.

3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

1976 AFC Asian Cup Winners articles: 17

Final positions

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Result
1  Iran 4 4 0 0 13 0 +13 8 1st
2  Kuwait 4 3 0 1 6 3 +3 6 2nd
3  China PR 4 1 1 2 2 4 −2 3 3rd
4  Iraq 4 1 0 3 3 6 −3 2
5  Malaysia 2 0 1 1 1 3 −2 1 Eliminated in the first stage
6  South Yemen 2 0 0 2 0 9 −9 0
Source: rsssf.com

References

  1. ^ "Asian Cup: Know Your History - Part One (1956-1988)". Goal.com. 2011-01-07. Retrieved 2015-05-03.

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