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1996 AFC Asian Cup qualification

The 1996 AFC Asian Cup qualification involved 33 participating teams. The United Arab Emirates (hosts) and Japan (holders) qualified automatically for the 1996 AFC Asian Cup.

1996 AFC Asian Cup qualification Intro articles: 2

Qualification

Group 1

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Korea 3 3 0 0 17 0 +17 9
 Vietnam 3 2 0 1 13 5 +8 6
 Chinese Taipei 3 1 0 2 10 10 0 3
 Guam 3 0 0 3 2 27 −25 0
Source:


Vietnam  4–1  Chinese Taipei
Ngo Quang Truong  5'
Nguyen Hong Son  9'
Tran Cong Minh  55'
Le Huynh Duc  89'
Sha Hun Min  1'

South Korea  9–0  Guam
Park Tae-ha  12'14'40'
Kim Hyun-seok  25'36'55'
Kim Do-hoon  19'
Seo Hyo-Won  52'
Choi Moon-sik  85'

Vietnam  9–0  Guam
Huzon  6' (o.g)
Vu Cong Tuyen  19'23'
Nguyen Hong Son  47' (pen.)59'
Nausuru  50' (o.g)
Le Huynh Duc  64'74'85'

South Korea  4–0  Chinese Taipei
Hong Myung-bo  9'
Kim Do-hoon  19'
Park Tae-ha  48'70'
Referee: Inayath Ulla Khan (India)

Guam  2–9  Chinese Taipei
Edwin Cunliffe  73'
Marinos  83'
Chu Wai Fung  1'13'14'
Chen Fa Liang  16'30'
Ka Fong Teng  57'59'
Chai Ka Seng  81'
Tun Fang  90+1'

Vietnam  0–4  South Korea
Shin Tae-yong  1'
Roh Sang-rae  8'
Park Tae-ha  17'
Seo Hyo-Won  83'
Referee: Chalach Piromya (Thailand)

Group 2

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 China PR 3 3 0 0 16 1 +15 9
 Hong Kong 3 2 0 1 12 3 +9 6
 Macau 3 1 0 2 7 12 −5 3
 Philippines 3 0 0 3 1 20 −19 0
Source:


Hong Kong  8–0  Philippines
Chan Tsi-Kong  3'80'
Bredbury  39'42'
Lee Kin-Wo  59'
Wai Kwai-Lung  82'83'
Santos  90'
Referee: Anh Bong-ki (South Korea)
China PR  7–1  Macau
Peng Weiguo  28' (pen.)45'
Su Maozhen  44'
Li Bing  48'66'89'
Hao Haidong  76'
Ung Siu-Cheong  42'
Referee: Sophon Mhaboon (Thailand)

Philippines  0–7  China PR
Hao Haidong  17'58'63'
Ma Mingyu  60'
Su Maozhen  77'87'
Gao Feng  83'
Referee: Sophon Mhaboon (Thailand)
Hong Kong  4–1  Macau
Au Wai-Lun  26'
Bredbury  72'75' (pen.)77'
José Martins  70'
Referee: Yoshimi Ogawa (Japan)

Macau  5–1  Philippines
Paulo  2'
José Martins  63'52'
Cho Chi-Man  64'
Pinto  82'
Kalalang  63'
Referee: Anh Bong-ki (South Korea)
Hong Kong  0–2  China PR
Fan Zhiyi  51'
Wei Qun  89'
Referee: Yoshimi Ogawa (Japan)

Group 3

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Thailand 6 4 2 0 31 5 +26 14
 Singapore 6 3 3 0 16 7 +9 12
 Myanmar 6 2 1 3 11 20 −9 7
 Maldives 6 0 0 6 4 30 −26 0
Source:


Thailand  8–0  Maldives
Myanmar  0–4  Singapore

Thailand  5–1  Myanmar
Maldives  0–2  Singapore

Thailand  1–1  Singapore
Myanmar  3–1  Maldives

Maldives  0–8  Thailand
Singapore  2–2  Myanmar

Myanmar  1–7  Thailand
Singapore  5–2  Maldives

Maldives  1–4  Myanmar
Singapore  2–2  Thailand

Group 4

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Indonesia 2 1 1 0 7 1 +6 4
 Malaysia 2 1 1 0 5 2 +3 4
 India 2 0 0 2 3 12 −9 0
Source:


Malaysia  0–0  Indonesia

Indonesia  7–1  India
Indriyanto  12'74'
Rochy  18'52'
Ansyari  42'49'
Peri  77'
T. Kumar  11'

Malaysia  5–2  India
Zainal Abidin  12'57'
Dollah Salleh  21' (pen.)54'
Abu Bakar  71'
Carlton Chapman  46'
Bhaichung Bhutia  78'

Group 5

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Iran 6 6 0 0 27 1 +26 18
 Oman 6 4 0 2 23 5 +18 12
 Sri Lanka 6 2 0 4 5 25 −20 6
   Nepal 6 0 0 6 2 26 −24 0
Source:


Oman  3–0  Sri Lanka
Iran  8–0    Nepal
Bagheri  10' (pen.)60'
Daei  14'36'84'87'
Garousi  51'
Hakimzadeh  73'
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Dirar Al-Tamimi (Jordan)

Oman  7–0    Nepal
Iran  7–0  Sri Lanka
Daei  30'64'65'70'77'
Bagheri  62'
Garousi  69'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Selearajen Subramaniam (Malaysia)

Sri Lanka  3–1    Nepal
Iran  2–0  Oman
Daei  5'
Estili  84'
Attendance: 100,000
Referee: Dirar Al-Tamimi (Jordan)

Iran  4–0  Sri Lanka
Bagheri  17'54'68'
Mansourian  78'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Abdul Al-Khamesy (Yemen)
Oman  2–1    Nepal

Iran  4–0    Nepal
Daei  27'
Bagheri  38'44' (pen.)
Shahroudi  66'

Nepal    0–2  Sri Lanka
Oman  1–2  Iran
Al-Habsi  60' (pen.) Daei  23'
Bagheri  88' (pen.)
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Russamee Jindamai (Thailand)

Group 6

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Iraq 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4 6
 Jordan 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 3
 Pakistan 2 0 0 2 0 7 −7 0
Source: [1]
Jordan  4–0  Pakistan
Al Fawzi  4'17'
Ebritadahadeh  67'
Al Hallin  77'

Pakistan  0–3  Iraq
Abbas  42'
Fawzi  65'
Shenaishil  67'

Jordan  0–1  Iraq
Hashim  60'

Group 7

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Syria 4 3 0 1 6 2 +4 9
 Qatar 4 2 0 2 5 4 +1 6
 Kazakhstan 4 1 0 3 1 6 −5 3
Source:


Kazakhstan  1–0  Qatar
Nizovtsev  7'
Attendance: 6,000

Syria  2–0  Kazakhstan
Taleb  21'
Sheikh-Dib  34'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Fahed Al-Damisi (Jordan)

Qatar  1–0  Syria
Al-Enazi  35'

Qatar  3–0  Kazakhstan
Al-Obaidly  5'
Soufi  21'
Al-Enazi  43'

Kazakhstan  0–1  Syria
Al Boushi  9'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Nik Ahmad Yaakub (Malaysia)

Syria  3–1  Qatar
Helou  17'
Sheikh-Dib  48'
Khalifa  76' (pen.)
Al-Enazi  58'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Hossein Askari (Iran)

Group 8

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Uzbekistan 2 1 0 1 5 4 +1 3
 Tajikistan 2 1 0 1 4 5 −1 3
Source:


Tajikistan  4–0  Uzbekistan
Fuzaylov  3' (pen.)
Ashurmamadov  65'67'
Avakov  87'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Aleksandr Klakov (Kazakhstan)

Uzbekistan  5–0 (a.e.t.)  Tajikistan
Kasymov  4' (pen.)33' (pen.)
Andreyev  8'
Shkvyrin  72'
Musabayev  95'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Eldar Ramazanov (Turkmenistan)

Group 9

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Saudi Arabia 4 4 0 0 10 0 +10 12
 Kyrgyzstan 4 1 0 3 3 7 −4 3
 Yemen 4 1 0 3 2 8 −6 3
Source:


Saudi Arabia  3–0  Kyrgyzstan
Al-Thunayan  7'38'
Amin  57' (pen.)
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Mohammed Kekhia (Syria)

Yemen  1–0  Kyrgyzstan
Sharaf Mahfood  57'
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Jalal Moradi (Iran)

Saudi Arabia  4–0  Yemen
Al-Thunayan  42'53'
Falatah  59'
Al-Hamdan  66'
Report

Kyrgyzstan  0–2  Saudi Arabia
Falatah  25'
Al-Thunayan  67'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Jassim Al-Khori (Qatar)

Kyrgyzstan  3–1  Yemen
Kadyrov  43'
Rybakov  50'
Khaytbaev  75'
Ben Rabah  21'
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Mohammed Kekhia (Syria)

Yemen  0–1  Saudi Arabia
Report Al-Hamdan  12'

Group 10

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Kuwait 4 2 2 0 9 5 +4 8
 Lebanon 4 2 1 1 7 6 +1 7
 Turkmenistan 4 0 1 3 3 8 −5 1
Source:


Turkmenistan  2–2  Kuwait
Urazow  3'
Plyushchenko  8'
Haji  13'
Al-Dawod  89'

Kuwait  2–0  Turkmenistan
Sulaiman  18'
Bekheet  68'
Attendance: 10,000

Lebanon  3–1  Turkmenistan
Nahza  28'
Taha  68'
Karnib  90'
Bondoyev  20'
Attendance: 10,000

Turkmenistan  0–1  Lebanon
Ghazarian  33'
Attendance: 10,000

Lebanon  3–5  Kuwait
Nazha  6'
Ghazarian  10'46'
Al-Otaybi  16'
Al-Shlimi  27'
Al-Hindi  30'
Haji  66'
Wabran  84'
Attendance: 22,000

Kuwait  0–0  Lebanon
Attendance: 25,000

1996 AFC Asian Cup qualification Qualification articles: 155

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