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1988 AFC Asian Cup

Football tournament

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1988 AFC Asian Cup
Asian Cup Qatar 1988
كأس آسيا 1988
Tournament details
Host countryQatar
Dates2 December–18 December
Teams10
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Saudi Arabia (2nd title)
Runners-up  South Korea
Third place  Iran
Fourth place  China PR
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored40 (1.67 per match)
Top scorer(s) Lee Tae-Ho (3 goals)
Best player(s) Kim Joo-Sung
Best goalkeeper Zhang Huikang
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The 1988 AFC Asian Cup was the 9th edition of the men's AFC Asian Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The finals were held in Qatar between 2 December and 18 December 1988. Saudi Arabia defeated Republic of Korea in the final match in Doha.[1]

1988 AFC Asian Cup Intro articles: 4

Qualification

  •  Qatar qualified automatically as host
  •  Saudi Arabia qualified automatically as defending champions

The other 8 qualifying teams were:

1988 AFC Asian Cup Qualification articles: 7

Squads

Venues

Doha
Al-Ahly Stadium Qatar SC Stadium
Capacity: 20,000 Capacity: 20,000

First round

All times are Qatar time (UTC+3)

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  South Korea 4 4 0 0 9 2 +7 8 Advance to knockout stage
2  Iran 4 2 1 1 3 3 0 5
3  Qatar (H) 4 2 0 2 7 6 +1 4
4  United Arab Emirates 4 1 0 3 2 4 −2 2
5  Japan 4 0 1 3 0 6 −6 1
Source:
(H) Host.
Iran  2–0  Qatar
Bavi  6'
Pious  89'
Report
Attendance: 20,000


Japan  0–0  Iran
Report
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Samuel Chan Yam Ming (Hong Kong)

Qatar  2–1  United Arab Emirates
Muftah  17'
Musabah  26' (o.g.)
Report H. Mohamed  35'

South Korea  2–0  Japan
Hwang Sun-Hong  13'
Kim Joo-Sung  35'
Report
Referee: Salah Mohammed (Iraq)

Iran  1–0  United Arab Emirates
Pious  27' Report
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Steven Ovinis (Malaysia)

Qatar  2–3  South Korea
Salman  47' (pen.)80' (pen.) Report Chung Hae-Won  10'72'
Kim Joo-Sung  34'

United Arab Emirates  1–0  Japan
A.A. Mohamed  86' Report
Referee: Ahmad Bash (Jordan)

South Korea  3–0  Iran
Byun Byung-Joo  26'57'
Hwang Sun-Hong  42'
Report
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Neji Jouini (Tunisia)

Japan  0–3  Qatar
Report Khamis  58'82'
Muftah  90'
Referee: Yusuf Namoğlu (Turkey)

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Saudi Arabia 4 2 2 0 4 1 +3 6 Advance to knockout stage
2  China PR 4 2 1 1 6 3 +3 5
3  Syria 4 2 0 2 2 5 −3 4
4  Kuwait 4 0 3 1 2 3 −1 3
5  Bahrain 4 0 2 2 1 3 −2 2
Source:
Syria  0–2  Saudi Arabia
Report Al-Mutlaq  20'
Al-Suwaiyed  82'

Kuwait  0–0  Bahrain
Report
Referee: Vincent Mauro (United States)

China PR  3–0  Syria
Gao Sheng  13'
Xie Yuxin  14'19'
Report

Saudi Arabia  0–0  Kuwait
Report

Bahrain  0–1  China PR
Report Zhang Xiaowen  78'

Syria  1–0  Kuwait
Al-Nasser  63' Report
Referee: Yusuf Namoğlu (Turkey)

Saudi Arabia  1–1  Bahrain
Jazea'a  78' Report F. Mohamed  44' (pen.)
Referee: Vincent Mauro (United States)

Kuwait  2–2  China PR
Adel Abbas  60' (pen.)
Mansour Basha  62'
Report Ma Lin  10'87'

Bahrain  0–1  Syria
Report Abu Al-Sel  72' (pen.)

China PR  0–1  Saudi Arabia
Report Al-Bishi  56'

1988 AFC Asian Cup Squads articles: 42

Knockout stage

All times are Qatar time (UTC+3)

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
December 14 - Doha
 
 
 South Korea (a.e.t.)2
 
December 18 - Doha
 
 China PR1
 
 South Korea0 (3)
 
December 15 - Doha
 
 Saudi Arabia (pen.)0 (4)
 
 Saudi Arabia1
 
 
 Iran0
 
Third place
 
 
December 17 - Doha
 
 
 China PR0 (0)
 
 
 Iran (pen.)0 (3)

Semi-finals

South Korea  2–1 (a.e.t.)  China PR
Lee Tae-Ho  93'103' Report Mai Chao  100'
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Vincent Mauro (United States)

Saudi Arabia  1–0  Iran
Abdullah  16' Report
Attendance: 17,000

Third place play-off

China PR  0–0  Iran
Report
Penalties
Duan Ju
Wang Baoshan
Wu Wenbing
0–3 Moharrami
Pious
Ghayeghran
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Ahmad Bash (Jordan)

Final

1988 AFC Asian Cup Knockout stage articles: 36

Statistics

Goalscorers

With three goals, Lee Tae-Ho is the top scorer in the tournament. In total, 40 goals were scored by 28 different players, with only one of them credited as own goal. The second highest scorer in this tournament was Shadi Gilke of Syria who was the first teenager to score 2 goals in the AFC. Shadi went afterwards to play in Europe in Dynamo Moscow.

3 goals:

2 goals:

1 goal:

1 own goal

Awards

Most Valuable Player[2]

Top scorer[2]

Best Goalkeeper[2]

Best Forward[2]

Team of the Tournament[2]

Goalkeeper Defenders Midfielders Forward
Zhang Huikang
Abdullah Al-Deayea
Mohamed Al-Jawad
Saleh Nu'eimeh
Park Kyung-hoon
Chung Yong-hwan
Xie Yuxin
Mohamed Salim
Mahboub Juma'a
Sirous Ghayeghran
Chung Hae-won
Adel Khamis
Abdulaziz Al-Hajeri
Byun Byung-joo
Youssef Al-Thunayan
Majed Abdullah
Kim Joo-sung
Wang Baoshan

Final standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts PCT Result
1  Saudi Arabia 6 3 3 0 5 1 +4 9 .750 1st
2  South Korea 6 5 1 0 11 3 +8 11 .917 2nd
3  Iran 6 2 2 2 3 4 −1 6 .500 3rd
4  China PR 6 2 2 2 7 5 +2 6 .500
5  Qatar 4 2 0 2 7 6 +1 4 .500 Eliminated in the first stage
6  Syria 4 2 0 2 2 5 −3 4 .500
7  Kuwait 4 0 3 1 2 3 −1 3 .375
8  United Arab Emirates 4 1 0 3 2 4 −2 2 .250
9  Bahrain 4 0 2 2 1 3 −2 2 .250
10  Japan 4 0 1 3 0 6 −6 1 .125
Source: rsssf.com

1988 AFC Asian Cup Statistics articles: 12

References

  1. ^ "Asian Cup: Know Your History - Part One (1956-1988)". Goal.com. 2011-01-07. Retrieved 2015-05-03.
  2. ^ a b c d e Jovanovic, Bojan; King, Ian; Morrison, Neil; Panahi, Majeed; Veroeveren, Pieter (16 December 2010). "Asian Nations Cup 1988". RSSSF. Retrieved 12 February 2020.

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