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1984 AFC Asian Cup

Football tournament

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1984 AFC Asian Cup
Asian Cup Singapore 1984
1984年亞洲盃足球賽
Piala Asia 1984
1984 AFC ஆசிய கோப்பை
Tournament details
Host countrySingapore
Dates1–16 December
Teams10
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Saudi Arabia (1st title)
Runners-up  China PR
Third place  Kuwait
Fourth place  Iran
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored44 (1.83 per match)
Top scorer(s) Shahrokh Bayani
Nasser Mohammadkhani
Jia Xiuquan
(3 goals each)
Best player(s) Jia Xiuquan
Best goalkeeper Abdullah Al-Deayea
Fair play award  China PR
1980
1988

The 1984 AFC Asian Cup was the 8th 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 Singapore between 1 December and 16 December 1984. The field of ten teams was split into two groups of five. Saudi Arabia won their first title, beating China in the final 2–0.[1]

1984 AFC Asian Cup Intro articles: 3

Qualification

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

The other 8 qualifying teams were:

1984 AFC Asian Cup Qualification articles: 6

Venue

Kallang
National Stadium
Capacity: 55,000

Squads

Group stage

All times are Singapore Standard Time (UTC+8)

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Saudi Arabia 4 2 2 0 4 2 +2 6 Advance to knockout stage
2  Kuwait 4 2 1 1 4 2 +2 5
3  Qatar 4 1 2 1 3 3 0 4
4  Syria 4 1 1 2 3 5 −2 3
5  South Korea 4 0 2 2 1 3 −2 2
Source:
Qatar  1 – 1  Syria
Khalfan  7' Anber  47' (o.g.)

Saudi Arabia  1 – 1  South Korea
Abdullah  90' Lee Tae-Ho  51'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: George Joseph (Malaysia)

Kuwait  1 – 0  Qatar
Al-Rumaihi  52' (o.g.)
Attendance: 19,000
Referee: Augusto Lamo (Spain)

Syria  0 – 1  Saudi Arabia
Khalifa  66'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Shizuo Takada (Japan)

South Korea  0 – 0  Kuwait
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Cheung Kwok Kui (Hong Kong)

Syria  1 – 0  South Korea
Hassan  12'
Attendance: 10,000

Qatar  1 – 1  Saudi Arabia
Zaid  47' Abduljawad  65'
Attendance: 15,000

Kuwait  3 – 1  Syria
Mahrous  66' (o.g.)
Al-Dakhil  77'
A. Al-Buloushi  79'
Abu Al-Sel  5'
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Cheung Kwok Kui (Hong Kong)

South Korea  0 – 1  Qatar
Salman  69'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Augusto Lamo (Spain)

Kuwait  0 – 1  Saudi Arabia
Al-Jam'an  88'
Attendance: 5,000

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  China PR 4 3 0 1 10 2 +8 6 Advance to knockout stage
2  Iran 4 2 2 0 6 1 +5 6
3  United Arab Emirates 4 2 0 2 3 8 −5 4
4  Singapore (H) 4 1 1 2 3 4 −1 3
5  India 4 0 1 3 0 7 −7 1
Source:
(H) Host.
Iran  3 – 0  United Arab Emirates
Alidousti  27'
Shahrokh Bayani  85' (pen.)
Mohammadkhani  87'
Attendance: 8,000

Singapore  2 – 0  India
Awab  36'
Saad  81'
Attendance: 21,000

Iran  2 – 0  China PR
Mohammadkhani  57'
Arabshahi  69'
Attendance: 19,000

United Arab Emirates  2 – 0  India
Al-Talyani  81'
Khamees  88'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Abu Wahid Shanbe (Oman)

Singapore  0 – 2  China PR
Jia Xiuquan  21'
Zhao Dayu  39'
Attendance: 20,752
Referee: Ahmed Jassim (Bahrain)

Iran  0 – 0  India
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Koh Guan Kiat (Malaysia)

Singapore  0 – 1  United Arab Emirates
Abdulrahman  62'
Attendance: 15,000

China PR  3 – 0  India
Lin Lefeng  19'
Gu Guangming  59'
Jia Xiuquan  79'
Attendance: 8,256
Referee: Ahmed Jassim (Bahrain)

Singapore  1 – 1  Iran
Saad  61' Shahrokh Bayani  55' (pen.)
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Abu Wahid Shanbe (Oman)

China PR  5 – 0  United Arab Emirates
Yang Zhaohui  12'
Jia Xiuquan  20'
Zuo Shusheng  36'
Zhao Dayu  52'
Gu Guangming  67'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Shizuo Takada (Japan)

1984 AFC Asian Cup Venue articles: 49

Knockout stage

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
13 December – Singapore
 
 
 Saudi Arabia (pen.)1 (5)
 
16 December – Singapore
 
 Iran1 (4)
 
 Saudi Arabia2
 
14 December – Singapore
 
 China PR0
 
 China PR (a.e.t.)1
 
 
 Kuwait0
 
Third place
 
 
16 December – Singapore
 
 
 Iran1 (3)
 
 
 Kuwait (pen.)1 (5)

Semi-finals


China PR  1 – 0 (a.e.t.)  Kuwait
Li Huayun  108'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Augusto Lamo (Spain)

Third place play-off

Final

Saudi Arabia  2 – 0  China PR
Al-Nafisah  10'
Abdullah  46'
Attendance: 26,000
Referee: Shizuo Takada (Japan)

Awards

Winners

 1984 AFC Asian Cup Winners 

Saudi Arabia
First title

Individual Awards

Top Goalscorers Best Goalkeeper Most Valuable Player Fastest Goal Award Fair Play Award
Jia Xiuquan
Shahrokh Bayani
Nasser Mohammadkhani
Abdullah Al-Deayea Jia Xiuquan Walid Abu Al-Sel  China PR

Goalscorers

With three goals, Jia Xiuquan, Shahrokh Bayani and Nasser Mohammadkhani are the top scorers in the tournament. In total, 44 goals were scored by 34 different players, with four of them credited as own goals.

3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goals

1984 AFC Asian Cup Knockout stage articles: 12

Final positions

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Result
1  Saudi Arabia 6 3 3 0 7 3 +4 9 1st
2  China PR 6 4 0 2 11 4 +7 8 2nd
3  Kuwait 6 2 2 2 5 4 +1 6 3rd
4  Iran 6 2 4 0 8 3 +5 8
5  Qatar 4 1 2 1 3 3 0 4 Eliminated in the first stage
6  United Arab Emirates 4 2 0 2 3 8 −5 4
7  Singapore 4 1 1 2 3 4 −1 3
8  Syria 4 1 1 2 3 5 −2 3
9  South Korea 4 0 2 2 1 3 −2 2
10  India 4 0 1 3 0 7 −7 1
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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