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1980 AFC Asian Cup

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1980 AFC Asian Cup
Asian Cup Kuwait 1980
كأس آسيا 1980
Tournament details
Host countryKuwait
Dates15–30 September
Teams10
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Kuwait (1st title)
Runners-up  South Korea
Third place  Iran
Fourth place  North Korea
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored76 (3.17 per match)
Top scorer(s) Behtash Fariba
Choi Soon-ho
(7 goals each)
1976
1984

The 1980 AFC Asian Cup was the 7th edition of the men's AFC Asian Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).[1] The finals were hosted by Kuwait between 15 and 30 September 1980. The field of ten teams was split into two groups of five. Kuwait won their first championship, beating Korea Republic in the final 3–0.

1980 AFC Asian Cup Intro articles: 3

Qualification

  •  Kuwait qualified automatically as host
  •  Iran qualified automatically as defending champions

The other 8 qualifying teams were:

1980 AFC Asian Cup Qualification articles: 8

Venues

Kuwait City
Sabah Al-Salem Stadium
Capacity: 22,000

Squads

For a list of all squads that played in the final tournament, see 1980 AFC Asian Cup squads.

Overview of "1980 AFC Asian Cup squads" article

Group stage

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Iran 4 2 2 0 12 4 +8 6 Advance to knockout stage
2  North Korea 4 3 0 1 9 7 +2 6
3  Syria 4 2 1 1 3 2 +1 5
4  China PR 4 1 1 2 9 5 +4 3
5  Bangladesh 4 0 0 4 2 17 −15 0
Source:
North Korea  3–2  Bangladesh
Choi Jae-pil  44'45'
Kim Jong-man  90'
Salahuddin  60' (pen.)
Chunnu  88'

Iran  0–0  Syria

North Korea  2–1  China PR
Kim Bok-man  20' Li Fubao  7'

Bangladesh  0–1  Syria
Keshek  7'

China PR  2–2  Iran
Chen Jingang  74'
Xu Yonglai  89'
Alidousti  35'
Fariba  70'

Bangladesh  0–7  Iran
Fariba  11'34'80'82'
Roshan  21'
Barzegari  27'87'

Syria  1–0  China PR
Keshek  86'

Iran  3–2  North Korea
Alidousti  27'
Danaeifard  57'
Fariba  60'
Hwang Sang-hoi  68'
Pak Jong-hun  90'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Enrique Mendoza (Mexico)


North Korea  2–1  Syria
Suleiman

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  South Korea 4 3 1 0 10 2 +8 7 Advance to knockout stage
2  Kuwait (H) 4 2 1 1 8 5 +3 5
3  Malaysia 4 1 2 1 5 5 0 4
4  Qatar 4 1 1 2 3 8 −5 3
5  United Arab Emirates 4 0 1 3 3 9 −6 1
Source:
(H) Host.
United Arab Emirates  1–1  Kuwait
Chombi  35' Al-Houti  19'

South Korea  1–1  Malaysia
Choi Soon-ho  69' Zulkifli  90'

Qatar  2–1  United Arab Emirates
Muftah  50'60' Al-Hajri  58'

Kuwait  3–1  Malaysia
Kameel  20'
Yaqoub  53' (pen.)77' (pen.)
Zulkifli  44'

Qatar  0–2  South Korea
Lee Jung-il  7'
Choi Soon-ho  21'
Referee: Vichai Charupunt (Thailand)

Malaysia  2–0  United Arab Emirates
Abdah  32'
Tukamin  89'

Kuwait  0–3  South Korea
Hwang Seok-keun  47'
Choi Soon-ho  71'78'

Malaysia  1–1  Qatar
Tukamin

South Korea  4–1  United Arab Emirates
Choi Soon-ho  26'53'78' (pen.)
Chung Hae-won  84'
Chombi  79'
Referee: Melvyn Victor D’Souza (India)

Kuwait  4–0  Qatar
Al-Dakhil  32'57'
Yaqoub  50' (pen.)
Al-Anberi  66'

Knockout stage

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
28 September – Kuwait
 
 
 Iran1
 
30 September – Kuwait
 
 Kuwait2
 
 Kuwait3
 
28 September – Kuwait
 
 South Korea0
 
 South Korea2
 
 
 North Korea1
 
Third place
 
 
29 September – Kuwait
 
 
 Iran3
 
 
 North Korea0

Semi-finals

Iran  1–2  Kuwait
Faraki  90' Yaqoub  63'
Al-Dakhil  85'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Kok Lee (Singapore)

South Korea  2–1  North Korea
Chung Hae-won  80'89' Pak Jong-hun  19' (pen.)

Third place play-off

Iran  3–0  North Korea
Fariba  49'
Faraki  66'76'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Enrique Mendoza (Mexico)

Final

Kuwait  3–0  South Korea
Al-Houti  8'
Al-Dakhil  34'69'

Statistics

Goalscorers

7 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

Awards

Top scorer

Team of the Tournament

Goalkeeper Defenders Midfielders Forwards

Nasser Hejazi

Naeem Saad
Soh Chin Aun
Mahboub Juma'a
Mehdi Dinvarzadeh

Abdolreza Barzegari
Saad Al-Houti
Lee Young-moo

Choi Soon-ho
Faisal Al-Dakhil
Jasem Yaqoub

Final standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Result
1  Kuwait 6 4 1 1 13 6 +7 9 1st
2  South Korea 6 4 1 1 12 6 +6 9 2nd
3  Iran 6 3 2 1 16 6 +10 8 3rd
4  North Korea 6 3 0 3 10 12 −2 6
5  Syria 4 2 1 1 3 2 +1 5 Eliminated in the first stage
6  Malaysia 4 1 2 1 5 5 0 4
7  China PR 4 1 1 2 9 5 +4 3
8  Qatar 4 1 1 2 3 8 −5 3
9  United Arab Emirates 4 0 1 3 3 9 −6 1
10  Bangladesh 4 0 0 4 2 17 −15 0
Source: rsssf.com

1980 AFC Asian Cup Group stage articles: 16

References

  1. ^ "Asian Cup: Know Your History – Part One (1956–1988)". Goal.com. 7 January 2011. Retrieved 3 May 2015.

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