1996 MATCHES

ASIA

??/??/1996
Friendly International
SYRIA               2
BAHRAIN             1
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

04/01/1996, Beirut, 5000
Friendly International
LEBANON             2 (Hassan Ayoub 31' pen, Fadi Allouche 34')
KAZAKHSTAN          1 (Mirsalimbaev Pharkat 8')
Referee:            Ammar Ammar (Lebanon).

17/01/1996, Doha, Khalifa Stadium
Friendly International
QATAR               1 (Salah Al-Mulla 77')
YEMEN               0

24/01/1996, Riyadh, King Fahd Stadium
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 9)
SAUDI ARABIA        3 (Youssif Al-Thunaian 7', 38', Fuad Amin 57' pen)
KYRGYZSTAN          0
Referee:            Mohammed Kekhia (Syria).

26/01/1996, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), King Fahd Stadium
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 9)
YEMEN               1 (M. Shaef 57')
KYRGYZSTAN          0
Referee:            Jalal Moradi (Iran).

28/01/1996, Riyadh, King Fahd Stadium
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 9)
SAUDI ARABIA        4 (Youssif Al-Thunaian 42', 52', Hamzeh Falatah 58', Al-Hamdan 66')
YEMEN               0
Referee:            Russamee Jindamai (Thailand).

30/01/1996, Hong Kong
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 2)
HONG KONG           8 (Chan Tsi-Kong 3', 80', Timothy Bredbury 39', 42', Lee Kin-Wo 59',
                       Wai Kwai-Lung 82', 83', Santos 90')
PHILIPPINES         0
Referee:            Ahn Bong-Ki (South Korea).

30/01/1996, Hong Kong
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 2)
CHINA               7 (Peng Weiguo 28' pen, 45', Su Maozhen 44', Li Bing 48', 66', 89',
                       Hao Haidong 76')
MACAO               1 (Ung Siu-Cheong 42')
Referee:            Sophon Mhaboon (Thailand).

31/01/1996, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), King Fahd Stadium
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 9)
SAUDI ARABIA        2 (Hamzeh Falatah 25', Youssif Al-Thunaian 67')
KYRGYZSTAN          0
Referee:            Jasim Al-Khori Hasan (Qatar).

01/02/1996, Hong Kong
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 2)
CHINA               7 (Hao Haidong 17', 58', 63', Ma Mingyu 60', Su Maozhen 77', 87',
                       Gao Feng 83')
PHILIPPINES         0
Referee:            Sophon Mhaboon (Thailand).

01/02/1996, Hong Kong
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 2)
HONG KONG           4 (Au Wai-Lun 26', Timothy Bredbury 72', 75' pen, 77')
MACAO               1 (Jos Martins 70')
Referee:            Yoshimi Ogawa (Japan).

02/02/1996, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), King Fadh Stadium
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 9)
KYRGYZSTAN          3 (Kadirov 43', Ribakov 50', Farhat Haitbayev 75')
YEMEN               1 (R. Saleh 21')
Referee:            Mohammed Kekhia (Syria).

04/02/1996, Riyadh, King Fahd Stadium, 12000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 9)
SAUDI ARABIA        1 (Al-Hamdan 11').
YEMEN               0
Referee:            Jalal Moradi (Iran).

04/02/1996, Hong Kong
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 2)
MACAO               5 (Paulo 2', Jos Martins 3', 52', Cho Chi-Man 64', Pinto 82')
PHILIPPINES         1 (Loreto Kalalang 63')
Referee:            Anh Bong-ki (South Korea).

04/02/1996, Hong Kong
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 2)
HONG KONG           0
CHINA               2 (Fan Zhiyi 51', Wei Qun 89')
Referee:            Yoshimi Ogawa (Japan).

23/02/1996, Xiamen
Friendly International
CHINA OLYMPIC       5
UZBEKISTAN          0
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

23/02/1996, Bangkok
Friendly International
THAILAND            4
INDONESIA           1
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

24/02/1996, Kuwait
Friendly International
KUWAIT              1
OMAN                0
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

26/02/1996, Fuzhou
Friendly International
CHINA OLYMPIC       4
UZBEKISTAN          4
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

02/03/1996, Selangor Darul Ehsam, Shah Alam
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 4)
MALAYSIA            0
INDONESIA           0
Malaysia:           Mudzar Mohammad, Rizal Sukiman (Idris Abdulkarim 63'), Gunalan,
                    Suresh Letchumanan (Yap Wai Loon 49'), Anuar Abubaker, Dollah Selah,
                    Sanbagaran, Zulfatah Zulkamaen, Abdul Ghani Malek, Ismail Ibrahim 
                    (Mohammad Azarudin Aziz 76'), Zainal Abidin.
Indonesia:          Kurnia Sandy, Yeyen Tumena, Aples Gideon Tecuari, Robby Darwis,
                    Kadek Suartama, Jaya Hartono, Ansyari Lubis (Widodo C. Putro 84'),
                    Eri Irianto (Chairil Anwar Ohorell 83'), Fachri Husaini, 
                    Peri Sandria, Rocky Putiray.
Referee:            Ahn Bong-ki (South Korea).
Coaches:            Malaysia: Rustam Akramov (Uzbekistan).
                    Indonesia: Andi Teguh.

02/03/1996, Muscat
Friendly International
OMAN                0
KUWAIT              3

04/03/1996, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia),
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 4)
INDONESIA           7 (Indriyanto Nugroho 12', 74', Rocky Putiray 18', 52',
                       Ansyari Lubis 42', 49', Peri Sandria 77')
INDIA               1 (Tejinder Kumar 11')
Indonesia:          Kurnia Sandy, Anang Ma'ruf, Yeyen Tumena, Aples Tecuari, Robby Darwis,
                    Jaya Hartono, Eri Irianto (Chairil Anwar 66'), Facri Husaini
                    (Widodo C. Putro 60'), Ansyari Lubis, Indriyanto Nugroho, Rocky Putiray
                    (Peri Sandria 75').
India:              Arpan Dey (Yosef Ansari 32), Aloke Das, Ke Danesh, Charlton Chapman,
                    Ajay Kumar Singh (Baichung Bhutia 34), Tejinder Kumar, Basunder Mondol,
                    Bruno Coutinho, Syed Sabir Pasha, S Cakra Bonthy, Dipendu Birnan 
                    (Abhay Kumar 70).
Referee:            Panya Hanlumyaung (Thailand).
Coaches:            Indonesia: Andi Teguh.
                    India:

05/03/1996, Damascus, Abbasyrian Stadium
Friendly International
SYRIA               0
KUWAIT              2

06/03/1996, Kuala Lumpur, 12000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 4)
MALAYSIA            5 (Zainal Abidin 12', 57', Dollah Saleh 21', 54', Abou Bakar 71')
INDIA               2 (Charlton Chapman 46', Baichung Bhutia 78')
Referee:            Ahn Bong-Ki (South Korea).

10/03/1996, Ashgabad, 6000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 10)
TURKMENISTAN        2 (Urazov 3', Plyuschenko 8')
KUWAIT              2 (Badr Al-Haji 13', Khaled Al-Dawood 89')
Referee:            Mehdi Akhavan (Iran).

19/03/1996, Dubai, Al-Maktoum Stadium, 12000
UAE Tournament
UAE                 3 (Khamis Saad, ?, ?)
SOUTH KOREA         2 (Kim Do-hoon 23', Hwang Seon-hong 63')
UAE:                Saeed Jumaa, Hassan Suhail (Bakhit Saad 45'), Abdulraham Al-Haddad,
                    Yousif Hussein, Ismail Rashid (Tarek Bilal 80'), Ahmed Ibrahim,
                    Mohammed Ali, Saleh Jumaa, Saeed Mubarak (Saeed Khamis 71'), 
                    Adnan Al-Talyani [c] (Ibrahim Abdulrahman 88'), Ismail Mohammed 
                    (Zuhair Saeed 45').
South Korea:        Kim Byung-ji, Kim Pan-keoun [c], Cho Jung-hyun (Seo Hyo-won 67'),
                    Huh Ki-tae, Shin Hong-ki (Kim Tae-young 67'), Shin Tae-yong 
                    (Roh Sang-rae 75'), Kim Do-hoon, Ko Jung-woon, Park Jung-bae 
                    (Choi Young-il 67'), Ha Seok-joo, Hwang Seon-hong, Hong Myung-bo.
Referee:            Charles Masembe (Uganda).
Coaches:            UAE: Tomislav Ivic (Croatia).
                    South Korea: Park Jong-hwan.
Cards:              UAE: Yousif Hussein [Y 20'].
                    South Korea: none.

22/03/1996, Kuwait City, 10000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 10)
KUWAIT              2 (Wael Suliaman 18', Fawaz Bekheet 68'')
TURKMENISTAN        0
Referee:            Maan Al-Kayali (Syria).

21/04/1996, Doha
Friendly International
QATAR               3 (Yousuf Al-Kuwari 18', Mubarek Fazli 55', 67' pen)
KUWAIT              1 (Souleyman 47')
Referee:            Jasim Al-Kouri Hasan (Qatar).

26/04/1996, Ashkhabad, Ishq Abad, 10000
Friendly International
TURKMENISTAN        1 ()
IRAN                1 (Karim Bagheri)
Iran:               Ahmed Reza Abedzadeh, Mohammad Ali Peyrovani, Karim Bagheri,
                    Farshad Flahatzade, Mohsin Ranjbaran, Amir Ghalenoei, 
                    Sirous Deenmohamadi, Ali Reza Hakim-Zadeh, Mohsin Garousi, 
                    Ebrahim Tahami, Edmond Akhtar. Subs used: [Hamid Reza Estili,
                    Ali Daei, Mohammed Moemeni].
Coach:              Iran: Mohammed Mayeli Kohan.

28/04/1996, Ashkabad, Ishq Abad, 10000
Friendly International
TURKMENISTAN        1
IRAN                0
Iran:               Ahmed Reza Abedzadeh, Markar Aghajanian, Karim Bagheri, 
                    Farshad Falahatzade, Samson Petrossian, Amir Ghalenoei, 
                    Reza Shahroudi, Ami Hoshang-Sharifi, Sirous Deenmohamadi, Ali Daei,
                    Mohammed Moemeni. Sub used: [Hamid Reza Estili].
Coach:              Iran: Mohammed Mayeli Kohan.

08/05/1996, Dushanbe
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 8)
TAJIKISTAN          4 (Fuzailov 5', Alier Aschurmamadov 79', 80', Avakov 83')
UZBEKISTAN          0
Referee:            Alexander Koulakov (Kazakhstan).

12/05/1996, Beirut, 10000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 10)
LEBANON             3 (Wael Nazha 28', Jamal Taha 67', Shadi Kamib 90')
TURKMENISTAN        1 (Constantin Bondoyev 19')
Lebanon:            Ahmed Sakr, Salim Hamzeh, Abbas Shahrour, Ibrahim Husani,
                    Korkein Inkebarian, Babkin Malekian, Jamal Taha, Armin Golbaderian,
                    Shadi Kamib, Vartan Gazarian, Wael Nazha.
Turkmenistan:       Vitali Kafanov, Youri Magdiev, Igor Shoumilov, Tofik Choukourov,
                    Vitali Tepliakov, Youri Borodolimov, Konstantin Potduev, 
                    Sergey Plyushenko, Agaev Mouslim, Vitali Zolotoukhen, 
                    Rakhim Kourbanmamedov.
Referee:            Mohamed Al-Majed (Bahrain).
Note:               Turkmenistan goal-scorer is not in the line-up, so probably was a 
                    substitute (or there is an error).

17/05/1996, Tabriz, Takhti Stadium, 25000
Friendly International
IRAN                2 (Ali Reza Hakim-Zadeh, Edmond Akhtar)
QATAR               0
Iran:               Ahmed Reza Abedzadeh, Ali Akbar Ostadasadli, Naeem Sadavi, 
                    Mohammad Ali Peyravani, Ali Reza Hakin-Zadeh, Reza Shahroudi, 
                    Sirous Deenmohamadi, Mohsen Garousi, Amir Ghalenoei, Karim Bagheri,
                    Edmond Akhtar. Subs used: [Sadegh Varmazyar, Hashim Haydari, 
                    Amir Houshang-Sharifi].
Referee:            Ahmad Abharan Alvari (Iran).
Coach:              Iran: Mohammed Mayeli Kohan.

23/05/1996, Kuwait City
Friendly International
KUWAIT              3
SYRIA               1

26/05/1996, Ashkhabad, 10000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 10)
TURKMENISTAN        0
LEBANON             1 (Wartan Ghazarian 33')
Referee:            Jalal Moradi (Iran).

27/05/1996, Kuwait City
Friendly International
KUWAIT U23          2
IRAN                2
Note:               Match is a full FIFA international.

30/05/1996, Kuwait City
Friendly International
KUWAIT U23          1 (Hadi Salama)
IRAN                2 (Ali Daei 2)
Note:               Match is a full FIFA international.

01/06/1996, Doha
Friendly International
QATAR               0
IRAN                1

03/06/1996, Muscat
Friendly International
OMAN                3
BAHRAIN             0
Referee:            Hassan Abdullah Al-Agmi (Oman).

09/06/1996, Beirut, 22000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 10)
LEBANON             3 (Wael Nazha 6', Wartan Ghazarian 10', 46')
KUWAIT              5 (Faysal Al-Otaybi 16', Khalid Al-Shlimi 27', Abdul Al-Hindi 30',
                       Badr Al-Haji 66', Abdul Wabran 84')
Referee:            Mohamed Nazri Abdullah (Malaysia).

10/06/1996, Tehran (Iran), Azadi Stadium
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 5)
OMAN                3 (Al-Mazrooei 29', D. Al-Mukhaini 32', Adil Al-Mukhaini 68')
SRI LANKA           0
Referee:            Selarajen Subramaniam (Malaysia).

10/06/1996, Tehran, Azadi Stadium, 50000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 5)
IRAN                8 (Karim Bagheri 10' pen, 60', Ali Daei 14', 36', 84', 87',
                       Mohsen Garousi 51', Ali Reza Hakim-Zadeh 73')
NEPAL               0
Iran:               Ahmedreza Abedzadeh, Naeem Sadavi, Amir Ghalenoei, 
                    Mohammad Ali Peyrovani, Ali Akbar Ostadasadi, Reza Shahroudi, 
                    Sirous Deenmohamadi (Ali Reza Mansourian 70'), Karim Bagheri, 
                    Ali Reza Hakim-Zadeh (Hamid Reza Estili 75'), Edmond Akhtar 
                    (Mohsen Garousi 44'), Ali Daei.
Nepal:
Referee:            Dirar Al-Tamimi (Jordan).
Coaches:            Iran: Mohammad Mayeli Kohan.

12/06/1996, Tehran, Azadi Stadium, 50000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 5)
IRAN                7 (Ali Daei 30', 64', 65', 70', 77', Karim Bagheri 62',
                       Mohsen Garousi 69')
SRI LANKA           0
Iran:               Ahmedreza Abedzadeh, Sadiq Varmazyar, Amir Ghalenoei 
                    (Alireza Hakimzadeh 64'), Mohamad Khakpour, Reza Shahroudi, 
                    Hamid Reza Estili, Karim Bagheri, Sirous Deenmohamadi 
                    (Ibrahim Tohami 72'), Mohsen Agarousi, Ali Daei 
                    (Ali Reza Mansourian 80').
Referee:            Selearajen Subramaniam (Malaysia).
Coaches:            Iran: Mohammad Mayeli Kohan.

12/06/1996, Tehran (Iran), Azadi Stadium
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 5)
OMAN                7 (Al-Mazrooei 22', Amur Wahaibi 49', 76', Al-Moamari 66', 77',
                       Salif Mubarak 75', 86')
NEPAL               0
Referee:            Hameed Al-Hindyani (Kuwait).

14/06/1996, Tehran (Iran), Azadi Stadium
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 5)
SRI LANKA           3 (Amanula 20', Matakage Roshan-Perera 33', 85')
NEPAL               1 (Saugesh Shrestha 74')
Referee:            Hameed Al-Hindyani (Kuwait).

14/06/1996, Tehran, Azadi Stadium, 100000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 5)
IRAN                2 (Ali Daei 5', Hamid Reza Estili 84')
OMAN                0
Iran:               Ahmedreza Abedzadeh, Mohammad Ali Peyrovani, Alireza Hakimzadeh, 
                    Naeem Sadavi, Reza Shahroudi, Hamid Reza Estili, Karim Bagheri, 
                    Sirous Deenmohamadi (Ali Reza Mansourian 80'), Edmond Akhtar 
                    (Mohsen Garousi 58'), Ali Daei.
Oman:               Yousif Al-Ghaylani, Al-Mazrooei, Ahmed Khamis Al-Mazrooei 
                    (Ahmad Ali Hussain 53'), Al-Mokhaini, Al-Moamery, 
                    Mohamad Nasser Khamis, Mohamad Khamis Juma, Suleiman Al-Mohaibi 
                    (Ghulam Salih 57'), Nabil Mubarak Al-Siyabi, Marhoon Al-Siyabi.
Referee:            Dirar Al-Tamimi (Jordan).
Coaches:            Iran: Mohammad Mayeli Kohan.
                    Oman: Rasheed Jabbir.

14/06/1996, Almaty
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 7)
KAZAKHSTAN          1 (Nizovtsev 7')
QATAR               0
Referee:            Pirom Un-Prasert (Thailand).
Coaches:            Qatar: Jorgen Larsen (Denmark).

17/06/1996, Muscat (Oman), Sultan Qaboos Stadium, 2000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 5)
IRAN                4 (Karim Bagheri 17', 54', 68', Ali Reza Mansourian 78')
SRI LANKA           0
Iran:               Jalal Basharzad, Sadiq Varmazyar (Naeem Sadavi 67'), 
                    Mohammad Ali Peyrovani, Ali Akbar Ostadasadi, Reza Shahroudi, 
                    Hamid Reza Estili, Karim Bagheri, Sirous Deenmouhamadi 
                    (Ali Reza Mansourian 69'), Alireza Hamidzadeh (Amir Ghalenoei 63'),
                    Mohsin Garousi, Ali Daei.
Referee:            Abdul Al-Khamesy (Yemen).
Coaches:            Iran: Mohammad Mayeli Kohan.

17/06/1996, Muscat, Sultan Qaboos Stadium
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 5)
OMAN                2 (Saif Al-Habsi 40', 86')
NEPAL               1 (Hari Khadka 87')
Referee:            Yousef Shaikho (Syria).

19/06/1996, Muscat (Oman), Sultan Qaboos Stadium, 2000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 5)
NEPAL               0
IRAN                4 (Ali Daei 27', Karim Bagheri 38', 44' pen, Reza Shahroudi 66')
Iran:               Ahmedreza Abedzadeh, Naeem Sadavi, Amir Ghalenoei, 
                    Mohammad Ali Peyrovani, Mohamed Khakpour, Reza Shahroudi, 
                    Hamid Reza Estili, Karim Bagheri, Ali Reza Mansourian (? 75'),
                    Mohsen Garousi (? 44'), Ali Daei. Subs used: [Aliakbar Ostadasasi,
                    Mohsin Rajbaran, Edmond Akhtar].
Referee:            Abdul Rahman Al-Zeid (Saudi Arabia).
Coaches:            Iran: Mohammad Mayeli Kohan.

19/06/1996, Muscat, Sultan Qaboos Stadium
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 5)
OMAN                10 (Said Shabab 7', 18', 64', Saif Al-Habsi 12', 73', Maboub Sultan 20',
                        Khalifa 35', Nabil Mubarak Al-Siyabi 58', Dawod Salim 75', 82')
SRI LANKA           0
Referee:            Russamee Jindamai (Thailand).

19/06/1996, Toshkent
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 8)
UZBEKISTAN          5 (Kasimov 7', 58', Andreyev 13', Igor Shkvyrin 70', 
                       Zafardjon Musabayev 95')
TAJIKISTAN          0
After Sudden Death Extra Time.
Referee:            Eldar Ramazanov (Turkmenistan).

20/06/1996, Kuwait City, 25000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 10)
KUWAIT              0
LEBANON             0
Referee:            Masayoshi Okada (Japan).

21/06/1996, Muscat (Oman), Sultan Qaboos Stadium
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 5)
NEPAL               0
SRI LANKA           2 (Stain Wann 47', Matakage Roshan-Parera 48')
Referee:            Yousef Shaikho (Syria).

21/06/1996, Muscat, Sultan Qaboos Stadium, 5000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 5)
OMAN                1 (Saif Al-Habsi 60')
IRAN                2 (Ali Daei 23', Karim Bagheri 88' pen)
Oman:               Suleiman Khamis, Salim Omar (Salah Al-Suwainy 46'), Zhid Salim,
                    Maboub Sultan, Saeed Sah'ban, Adel Fayeq, Mohamad Khamis Juma,
                    Suleiman Al-Mohaibi, Saif Al-Habsi, Abdulla Hamdan 
                    (Nabil Mubarak Al-Siyabi 46'), Ahmad Ali Hasan (Dawood Salim 83').
Iran:               Ahmedreza Abedzadeh, Mohammad Ali Peyrovani, Alireza Hakimzadeh 
                    (Amir Ghalenoei 82'), Ali Akbar Ostadasani, Naeem Sadavi 
                    (Sadiq Varmazyar 70'), Reza Shahroudi, Hamid Reza Estili,
                    Karim Bagheri, Sirous Deenmouhamadi (Mohsin Garousi 80'), 
                    Ali Reza Mansourian, Ali Daei.
Referee:            Russamee Jindamai (Thailand).
Coaches:            Oman: Rasheed Jabbir.
                    Iran: Mohammad Mayeli Kohan.
Cards:              Oman:
                    Iran: Ali Daei [Y 49'].

21/06/1996, Damascus, 20000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 7)
SYRIA               2 (Loai Taleb 21', Ali Dib 34')
KAZAKHSTAN          0
Referee:            Fahed Al-Damisi (Jordan).

27/06/1996, Bangkok
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 3)
THAILAND            8 (Natipong Sritrong-in 25', 57', 85', Kiatisuk Senamuang 31', 78',
                       Dusit Chalermsan 17', Abichad Thaveechalermdit 68',
                       Phathanapang Sripramote 87')
MALDIVES            0
Referee:            Kim Young-joo (South Korea).

27/06/1996, Bangkok (Thailand)
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 3)
MYANMAR             0
SINGAPORE           4 (Vengabasalan Selvaraj 42', Mohammad Ali Rafi 62', 87', 
                       Saswadimata Dasuki 73')
Referee:            Mohamed Nazri Abdullah (Malaysia).

28/06/1996, Doha
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 7)
QATAR               1 (Mohamed Salem Al-Enazi 35')
SYRIA               0
Referee:            Ali Mohamed Bujsaim (UAE).
Coaches:            Qatar: Jorgen Larsen (Denmark).

29/06/1996, Bangkok
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 3)
THAILAND            5 (Thawatchai Damrong-ongtrakul 46', Jakarat Tonhongsa 48', Sawor 67',
                       Dusit Chalermsan 86', Kiatisuk Senamuang 89')
MYANMAR             1 (Maung Maung Oo 23')
Referee:            Mohamed Nazri Abdullah (Malaysia).

29/06/1996, Bangkok (Thailand)
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 3)
MALDIVES            0
SINGAPORE           2 (Vengabasalam Selvaraj 42', Saswadimata Dasuki 79')
Referee:            Masayoshi Okada (Japan).

01/07/1996, Bangkok, 7000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 3)
THAILAND            1 (Abichad Thaveecharlermdit 55')
SINGAPORE           1 (Lim Tong Hai 60')
Referee:            Masayoshi Okada (Japan).

01/07/1996, Bangkok (Thailand), 5000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 3)
MYANMAR             3 (Phan Toe Aung 32', Myo Hliang Win 39', Kyaw Min 40')
MALDIVES            1 (Lirdham Saeed 76' pen)
Referee:            Kim Young-joo (South Korea).

04/07/1996, Singapore
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 3)
MALDIVES            0
THAILAND            8 (Jakarat Tonhongsa 5', Phathanapang Sripramote 10', 22', 38', 61',
                       Worrawoot Srimaka 44', Yutthana Polsak 54', Dusit Chalermsan 70')
Referee:            Widiyanto Nugroho (Indonesia).

04/07/1996, Singapore
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 3)
SINGAPORE           2 (Mohammad Alo Rafi 18', 24')
MYANMAR             2 (? 69', ? 83')
Referee:            Lu Jun (China).

05/07/1996, Doha
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 7)
QATAR               3 (N. Obaidly 5', Mahmoud Soufi 21', Mohamed Salem Al-Enazi 43')
KAZAKHSTAN          0
Referee:            Omer Saleh Al-Mahanah (Saudi Arabia).
Coaches:            Qatar: Jorgen Larsen (Denmark).

07/07/1996, Singapore
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 3)
MYANMAR             1 (Zaw Law Aung 60')
THAILAND            7 (Kiatisuk Senamuang 5', 54', Phathanapang Sripramote 7', 85', 
                       Surachai Jaturapattarapong 20', 24', Natipong Sritrong-in 79')
Referee:            Lee Sang-kwuon (South Korea).

07/07/1996, Singapore
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 3)
SINGAPORE           5 (Vengabasalam Selvaraj 30', Ta Teng Chuan 33', 61', 77', 
                       Lim Tong Hai 90')
MALDIVES            2 (Lingham Saeed 6', Shah Ismail 58')
Referee:            Yim Kin (Hong Kong).

09/07/1996, Singapore, Singapore Stadium, 30000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 3)
MALDIVES            1 (Ibrahim Rasheed 45' pen)
MYANMAR             4 (Myo Hlaing Win 10', 75', 89', Maung Maung Oo 60')
Referee:            Widiyanto Nugroho (Indonesia).
Note:               Myanmar goal scorers also reported as (Myo Hlaing Win 10', 90', 
                    Maung Maung Oo 75', 85').

09/07/1996, Singapore, Singapore Stadium, 40000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 3)
SINGAPORE           2 (Vengabasalam Selvaraj 51', 65')
THAILAND            2 (Natipong Sritrong-In 69', Kiatisuk Senamuang 71')
Referee:            Lu Jun (China).

12/07/1996, Almaty
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 7)
KAZAKHSTAN          0
SYRIA               1 (Nihad Al-Boushi 9')
Referee:            Nik Ahmad Yaakub (Malaysia).

19/07/1996, Damascus, 20000
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 7)
SYRIA               3 (Abdulatif Al-Helu 17', Ali Sheikh Deeb 48',
                       Assaf Khalifa 76' pen)
QATAR               1 (Mohamed Al-Enazi 58')
Referee:            Hossein Asgari (Iran).
Coaches:            Qatar: Jorgen Larsen (Denmark).

04/08/1996, Hồ Ch Minh City, Thong Nat Stadium
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 1)
VIETNAM             4 (L Huỳnh Đức 16', 56', 64', Nguyễn Hồng Sơn 75')
TAIWAN              1 (Huang Che Ming 23')
Referee:            Chalach Piromya (Thailand).

05/08/1996, Hồ Ch Minh City (Vietnam), Thong Nat Stadium,
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 1)
SOUTH KOREA         9 (Park Tae-ha 2', 4', 40', Kim Seok-hyun 5', 36', 55',
                       Kim Do-hoon 19', Seo Hyo-won 52', Choi Moon-shik 85')
GUAM                0
South Korea:        Kim Byung-ji, Hong Myung-bo, Huh Ki-tae, Lee Young-sang 
                    (Cheol Kang), Kim Pan-keoun [c], Shin Hong-ki, Seo Hyo-won 
                    (Choi Moon-shik), Seo Jung-won (Roh Sang-rae), Park Tae-ha,
                    Kim Do-hoon, Kim Hyun-seok.
Guam:
Referee:            Kyaw U Kyaw (Myanmar).

07/08/1996, Hồ Ch Minh City, Thong Nat Stadium
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 1)
VIETNAM             9 (Chu Văn Mui 28', 44', Dang Phương Nsin 32', 52', 77', 
                       Nguyễn Chi Bao 56', 65', Nguyễn Ni Cuong 60', L Huỳnh Đức 72')
GUAM                0
Referee:            Gang Huang (China).

08/08/1996, Hồ Ch Minh City (Vietnam), Thong Nat Stadium
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 1)
SOUTH KOREA         4 (Hong Myung-bo 9', Kim Do-hoon 19', Park Tae-ha 48', 70')
TAIWAN              0
South Korea:        Kim Byung-ji, Kim Pan-keoun [c] (Cheol Kang), Hong Myung-bo,
                    Lee Young-sang, Huh Ki-tae, Shin Hong-ki, Seo Hyo-won, Seo Jung-won,
                    Kim Hyung-seok (Park Keon-ha), Park Tae-ha, Kim Do-hoon 
                    (Roh Sang-rae).
Taiwan:
Referee:            Inayath Ulla Khan (India).
Coaches:            South Korea: Park Jong-hwan.

09/08/1996, Amman
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 6)
JORDAN              4 (Jeres Tadrous 35', 83', A. Sultan 54', A. Monim 87')
PAKISTAN            0
Referee:            Eskandar Hammal (Syria).
Note:               Jordan goal scorers also reported as (Driss Tadrouss 30', 80', Chayab 54',
                    Hichem 83').

10/08/1996, Hồ Ch Minh City (Vietnam), Thong Nat Stadium
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 1)
GUAM                2 ()
TAIWAN              9 (Chen Yeong Ming 5', 29', Lee Cheng Te 6', Shin Cing Hau 8',
                       Hsu Jui Chen 51', 77', 84', Wu Chin I 58', Huang Wen Cheng 63')
Referee:            Kyaw U Kyaw (Myanmar).

11/08/1996, Hồ Ch Minh City, Thong Nat Stadium
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 1)
VIETNAM             0
SOUTH KOREA         4 (Shin Tae-yong 1', Roh Sang-rae 8', Park Tae-ha 17', 
                       Seo Hyo-won 83')
Vietnam:
South Korea:        Kim Byung-ji, Kim Pan-keoun [c], Lee Young-sang, Cheol Kang,
                    Shin Hong-ki, Shin Tae-yong (Kim Hyun-seok), Roh Sang-rae, 
                    Kim Do-hoon (Choi Moon-shik), Park Tae-ha (Seo Jung-won), 
                    Seo Hyo-won, Hong Myung-bo.
Referee:            Chalach Piromya (Thailand).
Coaches:            Park Jong-hwan.

11/08/1996, Amman
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 6)
IRAQ                3 (Samir Hassan 42', Husam Naji 65', Radhi Swadi 67')
PAKISTAN            0
Referee:            Afif Ali Hassan (Lebanon).

13/08/1996, Amman
Asian Cup Qualifier (Group 6)
JORDAN              0
IRAQ                1 (Abdul Jabar Hanoon 60')
Note:               Iraq goal scorer also reported as Jabba Hatchem.

01/09/1996, Singapore, Singapore Stadium, 43800
Tiger Cup Group B
SINGAPORE           1 (Fandi Ahmad 89')
MALAYSIA            1 (K. Sanbagamaran 66')
Referee:            Yoshimi Ogawa (Japan).

02/09/1996, Singapore, Jurong Stadium, 2800
Tiger Cup Group A
INDONESIA           5 (Fachri Husaini 5', Eri Irianto 15' pen, 
                       Kurniawan Dwi Yulianto 17', Robby Darwis 34', Peri Sandria 65')
LAOS                1 (Savatdy Saysana 75')
Indonesia:          Listiyanto Raharjo, Yeyen Tumena, Aples Tecuari (Nur'alim),
                    Anang Ma'ruf, Robby Darwis, Peri Sandria (Chris Yarangga), Budiman,
                    Eri Irianto, Ansyari Lubis, Fachri Husaini, Kurniawan Dwi Yulianto 
                    (Widodo C. Putro).
Laos:               Xeunvilay Soulivanh, Xayavong Phonepadith, Sayavong Vilayphone,
                    Souryamath Thanongsine, Luang Amath Chalana (Thepsouvanh Ananh), 
                    Khenkitisack Bounlap, Savatdy Saysana, Chantoavong Khamsay, 
                    Homsombath Khonsavanh, Channiphone Keolakhone, 
                    Thongsouvannarath Bounlap (Vannbouathong Bounlap).
Referee:            Abdalziz Mohamed Al-Mulla (UAE).
Coaches:            Indonesia: Danurwindo.
                    Laos: Phongsa Sampou.

02/09/1996, Singapore, Jurong Stadium, 2800
Tiger Cup Group A
VIETNAM             3 (Trần Cng Minh 21', 77', L Huỳnh Đức 30')
CAMBODIA            1 (Nuth Sony 67')
Referee:            Santhan Nagalingam (Singapore).

02/09/1996, Singapore, Jurong Stadium, 2800
Tiger Cup Group B
PHILIPPINES         0
THAILAND            5 (Phithaya Satawong 10', 38', Kiatisuk Semanuang 15', 
                       Natipong Sritong-In 61', 74')
Referee:            Thein U Thein Myang (Myanmar).

04/09/1996, Singapore, Singapore Stadium, 1000
Tiger Cup Group B
MALAYSIA            7 (K. Sanbagamaran 36', 59', 89', Adnan 43', Rahman 53', 85',
                       M. Chandran 78')
PHILIPPINES         0
Referee:            Hung Nguyen Tuan (Vietnam).

04/09/1996, Singapore, Singapore Stadium, 8400
Tiger Cup Group B
SINGAPORE           3 (Haron 1', Tan 3' pen, Fandi Ahmad 51')
BRUNEI              0
Referee:            Zulkifili Chaniago (Indonesia).

05/09/1996, Singapore, Jurong Stadium, 1500
Tiger Cup Group A
MYANMAR             5 (Tin Myo Hung 14', Win Aung 35', 54', Myo Hlaing Win 71', 
                       Maung Maung Oo 90')
CAMBODIA            0
Referee:            Selearajen Subramaniam (Malaysia).

05/09/1996, Singapore, Jurong Stadium 1400
Tiger Cup Group A
VIETNAM             1 (L Huỳnh Đức 85')
LAOS                1 (Luang Amath Chalana 52')
Referee:            Russamee Jindamai (Thailand).

05/09/1996, Beirut, 12000
Friendly International
LEBANON             1 (Wartan Ghazarian 44')
OMAN                2 (Said Chaabane 55', Taki Mubarak 87')
Referee:            Saleh (Lebanon).
Referee:            Talal Saleh (Lebanon).
Coaches:            Oman: Mahmoud El-Gohary (Egypt).

06/09/1996, Singapore, Singapore Stadium, 8000
Tiger Cup Group B
THAILAND            6 (Phithaya Satawong 15', Natipong Sritong-In 23', 87', 
                       Worrawoot Srimaka 35', 67', Kiatsuk Senamuang 77')
BRUNEI              0
Referee:            Yoshimi Ogawa (Japan).

06/09/1996, Singapore, Singapore Stadium, 12000
Tiger Cup Group B
SINGAPORE           2 (Fandi Ahmad 20', 42', Lim 73')
PHILIPPINES         0
Referee:            Thein U Thein Myang (Myanmar).

07/09/1996, Singapore, Jurong Stadium, 2000
Tiger Cup Group A
INDONESIA           3 (Kurniawan Dwi Yulianto 15', Peri Sandria 23', Eri Irianto 60' pen)
CAMBODIA            0
Indonesia:          Listiyanto Raharjo, Yeyen Tumena, Aples Tecuari, Anang Ma'ruf, Robby Darwis
                    (Nur'alim), Peri Sandria (Widodo C. Putro), Budiman, Eri Irianto,
                    Ansyari Lubis (Chris Yarangga), Fachri Husaini, Kurniawan Dwi Yulianto.
Cambodia:           Ouk Chamrong, So Sereyvuth, Pros Him, Ing Keochenda, Hem Samkay 
                    (Oum Savong), Nuth Sony, Prak Sovanara, Hok Sochetra, Chuon Maline 
                    (Kert Bunnaruth), Prak Vuthy, Chan Arunreath (Lim Raksmey).
Referee:            Santhan Nagalingham (Singapore).
Coaches:            Indonesia: Danurwindo.
                    Cambodia:

07/09/1996, Singapore, Jurong Stadium, 2000
Tiger Cup Group A
VIETNAM             4 (Hưu Đặng 6', L Huỳnh Đức 15', Trần Cng Minh 46', 
                       Nguyễn Hồng Sơn 60')
MYANMAR             1 (Muang Htay 25')
Referee:            Russamee Jindamai (Thailand).

08/09/1996, Singapore, Singapore Stadium, 3000
Tiger Cup Group B
BRUNEI              1 (Irwan Mohamed 28')
PHILIPPINES         0
Referee:            Hung Nguyễn Tuấn (Vietnam).

08/09/1996, Singapore, Singapore Stadium, 14000
Tiger Cup Group B
THAILAND            1 (Kiatasuk Senamuang 28')
MALAYSIA            1 (Zainal Abidin Hassan 57')
Referee:            Abdalaziz Mohamed Al-Mulla (UAE).

08/09/1996, Beirut, 10000
Friendly International
LEBANON             2 (Wartan Ghazarian 71', 83')
OMAN                1 (Dawood Salem 42' pen)
Referee:            Ammar Ammar (Lebanon).

09/09/1996, Singapore, Jurong Stadium, 4000
Tiger Cup Group A
INDONESIA           6 (Fachri Husaini 8', 65', Peri Sandria 21', 27', 
                       Ansyari Lubis 29', Eri Irianto 40')
MYANMAR             1 (Maung Maung Htay 26')
Indonesia:          Kurnia Sandy, Aples Tecuari, Anang Maruf, Robby Darwis, Yeyen Tumena,
                    Budiman, Fachri Husaini, Eri Irianto, Ansyari Lubis, Peri Sandria,
                    Kurniawan Dwi Yulianto.
Myanmar:
Referee:
Coaches:            Indonesia: Danurwindo.
                    Myanmar:

09/09/1996, Singapore, Jurong Stadium, 4000
Tiger Cup Group A
LAOS                1 (Homsonbath Khonsavanh 39')
CAMBODIA            0

10/09/1996, Singapore, Singapore Stadium, 20000
Tiger Cup Group B
BRUNEI              0
MALAYSIA            6 (K. Sanbagamaran 3', Samsurin Abdul Rahman 37', 
                       Anuar Abu Bakar 47', 60', M. Chandran 82', 89')

10/09/1996, Singapore, Singapore Stadium, 42000
Tiger Cup Group B
SINGAPORE           0
THAILAND            1 (Natipong Sritong-In 68')

11/09/1996, Singapore, Jurong Stadium, 1300
Tiger Cup Group A
INDONESIA           1 (Kurniawan Dwi Yulianto 43')
VIETNAM             1 (V Hong Bưu 78' pen)
Indonesia:          Kurnia Sandy, Anang Maruf, Aples Tecuari, Robby Darwis, Yeyen Tumena,
                    Budiman, Fachri Husaini, Eri Irianto, Ansyari Lubis,
                    Kurniawan Dwi Yulianto, Peri Sandria.
Vietnam:
Referee:
Coaches:            Indonesia: Danurwindo.
                    Vietnam:

11/09/1996, Singapore, Jurong Stadium, 500
Tiger Cup Group A
MYANMAR             4 (Win Aung 16', 68', Maung Maung Oo 35', Myo Hlaing Win 81')
LAOS                2 (Khenkitisack Bounlap 40', Phimmasean Phonesavanh 45')

11/09/1996, Tokyo, Olympic Stadium, 44843
Japan 75th Anniversay Match
JAPAN               1 (Hiroaki Morishima 6')
UZBEKISTAN          0
Japan:              Kenichi Shimokawa, Masami Ihara, Norio Omura, Naoki Soma 
                    (Toshihiro Hattori 46'), Hiroshige Yanagimoto 
                    (Tadashi Nakamura 46'), Motohiro Yamaguchi, Hiroaki Morishima, 
                    Hiroshi Nanami, Masakiyo Maezono (Yasuto Honda 69'), 
                    Kazuyoshi Miura, Takuya Takagi (Masayuki Okano 46').
Uzbekistan:         Bugalo, Zakharov, Tursunov (Rusimov 46'), Magometov, Lebedev,
                    Khasanov (Khabibulin 46'), Charipov (Davletov 77'), Momotov, 
                    Atoyan, Shatskikh, Chvyrion (Musabayev 63').
Referee:            Kim Kwang-tak (South Korea).
Coaches:            Japan: Shu Kamo.

13/09/1996, Singapore, Singapore Stadium, 20000
Tiger Cup Semi Final
INDONESIA           1 (Robby Darwis 44')
MALAYSIA            3 (K. Sanbagamaran 4', Rusdee Sulong 15', Samsurin Abdul Rahman 75')
Indonesia:          Kurnia Sandy, Anang Maruf, Aples Tecuari, Robby Darwis, Yeyen Tumena,
                    Budiman, Fachri Husaini, Ansyari Lubis, Eri Irianto,
                    Kurniawan Dwi Yulianto, Peri Sandria.
Malaysia:
Referee:
Coaches:            Indonesia: Danurwindo.
                    Malaysia:
Note:               Indonesia goalscorer also credited to Azmil Azali OG, Malaysia 
                    second scorer Yap Wai Loon.

13/09/1996, Singapore, Singapore Stadium, 20000
Tiger Cup Semi Final
THAILAND            4 (Kiatisuk Senamuang 4', Natipong Sritong-In 10', 20',
                       Worrawoot Srimaka 46')
VIETNAM             2 (V Hong Bưu 82' pen, Nguyễn Hồng Sơn 88')

15/09/1996, Singapore, Singapore Stadium, 32000
Tiger Cup 3/4 Place
INDONESIA           2 (Kurniawan Dwi Yulianto 66', Aples Tecuari 81')
VIETNAM             3 (Huỳnh Quốc Cường 8', Yeyen Tumena 27' OG, V Hong Bưu 73')
Indonesia:          Kurnia Sandy, Yeyen Tumena, Robby Darwis, Aples Tecuari, Fachri Husaini,
                    Eri Irianto, Ansyari Lubis, Kurniawan Dwi Yulianto, [3 missing].
Vietnam:
Referee:
Coaches:            Indonesia: Danurwindo.
                    Vietnam:

15/09/1996, Singapore, Singapore Stadium, 32000
Tiger Cup Final
THAILAND            1 (Kiatsuk Senamuang 9')
MALAYSIA            0

20/09/1996, Doha, Khalifa Stadium, 1000
World Cup Qualifier (Group 10)
QATAR               3 (Mahmoud Soufi 35', Mohamed Al-Enazi 51', Mubarak Fazli 81')
SRI LANKA           0
Qatar:              Ahmed Saleh, Jaffal Al-Kuwari, Abdul Al-Kuwari (Jumah Al-Majid 46'),
                    Zamel Al-Kuwari (Salah Al-Mulla 71'), Waleed Maayof, 
                    Jassem Al-Tamimi, Abdulla Al-Ishaq (Adel Khamis Al-Noobi 57'), 
                    Mubarak Fazli, Aziz Bujaloof, Mahmoud Soufi, Mohamed Al-Enazi.
Sri Lanka:          Lalithe Weerasinghe, Junaideen Haseemdeen, Ananda Kumar,
                    Lincoln Steinwall, Jagath Rohana, Anton Silva (Isuru Perera 85'),
                    Matakage Roshan-Perera, Kolomage Sampath-Perera, Kamaldeen Kabeer 
                    (M. Roomy 46'), Chaminda Steinwall, Majula Sirisena.
Referee:            Kourmanbek Ordabaev (Kazakhstan).
Coaches:            Qatar: Johannes Bonfrere (Netherlands).
                    Sri Lanka: P. Sirisena.
Cards:              Qatar: None.
                    Sri Lanka: Chaminda Steinwall [Y 49'].

21/09/1996, Doha (Qatar), Khalifa Stadium, 700
World Cup Qualifier (Group 10)
INDIA               2 (Raman Vijayan 81', Bruno Coutinho 85')
PHILIPPINES         0
India:              Shariff Feroze, Carlton Chapman, Fernandez Roberto, Jacab Jiju,
                    Valappil Dhanesh, Bruno Coutinho, Basudeb Mondal 
                    (Raman Vijayan 62'), Gill Gurinder (Baichung Bhutia 28'), 
                    Syed Sabir Pasha, Dipendu Biswas, Invalappil Mani Vijayan.
Philippines:        Martin Ramos (Jos Carpio 57'), Gill Talavera, Alvin Ocampo
                    (Millard Betita 46'), Raymund Tonog, Randy Valbuena, 
                    Vincente Rosell, Eduardo Marasingan, Rolando Pinero 
                    (Martin Pinero 71'), Loreto Kalalang, Reydric Viliran, 
                    Jeofrey Lobaton.
Referee:            Omar Ali Shukair (Saudi Arabia).
Coaches:            India: Rustam Akromov.
                    Philippines: Juan Cutillas.
Cards:              India: Valappil Dhanesh [Y 35'], Carlton Chapman [Y 47'].
                    Philippines: None.

23/09/1996, Doha, Khalifa Stadium, 800
World Cup Qualifier (Group 10)
QATAR               5 (Mohamed Al-Enazi 19', 41', Mahmoud Soufi 29', Adel Al-Noobi 30',
                       Aziz Bujaloof 38')
PHILIPPINES         0
Qatar:              Ahmed Saleh, Jaffal Al-Kuwari, Zamel Al-Kuwari, Jumah Al-Majid, 
                    Waleed Maayof (Salah Al-Mulla 46'), Jassem Al-Tamimi, Adel Al-Noobi
                    (Abdul Al-Obaidly 62'), Mubarak Fazli (Yousuf Al-Kuwari 78'), 
                    Aziz Bujaloof, Mahmoud Soufi, Mohamed Al-Enazi.
Philippines:        Josi Carpio (Edmundo Mercado 46'), Gill Talavera, Alvin Ocampo,
                    Raymund Tonog, Randy Valbuena (Ramil Mauncca 71'), Vicente Rosell 
                    (Joel Villarino 85'), Eduardo Marasigan, Rolando Pinero, 
                    Loreto Kalalang, Reydric Viliran, Judy Saluria.
Referee:            Muhammad Sahib Shakir (Iraq).
Coaches:            Qatar: Johannes Bonfrere (Netherlands).
                    Philippines: Juan Cutillas.
Cards:              Qatar: Aziz Bujaloof [Y 80'].
                    Philippines: Ramil Mauncca [Y 74'], Rolando Pinero [R 75'].

24/09/1996, Doha (Qatar), Khalifa Stadium, 400
World Cup Qualifier (Group 10)
SRI LANKA           1 (Anton Silva 14')
INDIA               1 (Carlton Chapman 39')
Sri Lanka:          Lalithe Weerasinghe, Junaideen Haseemdeen, Ananda Kumar, 
                    Dudley Steinwall, Jagath Rohana, Anton Silva, 
                    Matakage Roshan-Perera, Kolomage Sampath-Perera, H. Gamage,
                    Chaminda Steinwall (T. Bagoos 74'), Priyaniha Liyanage 
                    (Isuru Perera 46').
India:              Shariff Feroze, Carlton Chapman, Roberto Fernandez, Jiju Jacob, 
                    Aloke Das, Anit Ghosh (Valappil Dhanesh 46'), Basudeb Mondal, 
                    Baichung Bhutia, Syed Sabir Pasha (Amit Das 29'), Dipendu Biswas 
                    (Raman Vijayan 56'), Invalappil Mani Vijayan.
Referee:            Ammar Ammar (Lebanon).
Coaches:            Sri Lanka: P. Sirisena.
                    India: Rustam Akromov.
Cards:              Sri Lanka: Junaideen Haseemdeen [Y 41'].
                    India: Anit Ghosh [Y 34'], Basudeb Mondal [Y 55'].

25/09/1996, Seoul, Dongdaemun Stadium, 17235
Friendly International
SOUTH KOREA         3 (Seo Jung-won 15', Lee Ki-hyung 30', Ha Seok-joo 64')
CHINA               1 (Hao Haidong 10')
South Korea:        Kim Byung-ji, Kim Pan-keoun [c] (Cheol Kang 71'), Lee Young-jin,
                    Hong Myung-bo, Huh Ki-tae, Shin Hong-ki, Lee Ki-hyung 
                    (Seo Hyo-won 68'), Ha Seok-joo, Shin Tae-yong, Roh Sang-rae 
                    (Park Nam-yeol 52' (Park Gwang-hyun 72')), Seo Jung-won.
China:              Ou Chuliang, Xie Feng, Xu hong [c], Fan Zhiyi, Liu Yue, Li Ming 
                    (Peng Weiguo 61'), Wei Qun (Jin Guangzhu 61'), Li Bing, Ma Mingyu 
                    (Cao Xiendong 46'), Hao Haidong, Su Maozhen (Yao Xia 46').
Referee:            Masayoshi Okada (Japan).
Coaches:            South Korea: Park Jong-hwan.
                    China: Qi Wusheng.
Cards:              South Korea: Huh Ki-tae [Y].
                    China: Liu Yue [Y].

26/09/1996, Doha (Qatar), Khalifa Stadium, 200
World Cup Qualifier (Group 10)
PHILIPPINES         0
SRI LANKA           3 (Chaminda Steinwall 28', Matakage Roshan-Perera 55', 80')
Philippines:        Edmundo Mercado, Gill Talavera, Alvin Ocampo, Raymund Tonog,
                    Marlon Pinero (Judy Saluria 78'), Vicente Rosell, Eduardo Marasigan,
                    Ramil Mauncca, Loreto Kalalang, Reydric Viliran 
                    (Christopher Belandres 61'), Jeofrey Lobaton (Millard Betita 75').
Sri Lanka:          Lalithe Weerasinghe, Junaideen Haseemdeen, Ananda Kumar
                    (Kamaldeen Kabeer 84'), Dudley Steinwall, Jagath Rohana 
                    (T. Bagoos 75'), Isuru Perera, Kolomage Sampath-Perera, 
                    Chaminda Steinwall (Majula Sirisena 85'), H. Gamage, T. Susantha,
                    Matakage Roshan-Perera.
Referee:            Kourmanbek Ordabaev (Kazakhstan).
Coaches:            Philippines: Juan Cutillas.
                    Sri Lanka: P. Sirisena.
Cards:              Philippines: None.
                    Sri Lanka: Lalithe Weerasinghe [Y 44'], T. Bagoos [Y 84'].

27/09/1996, Doha, Khalifa Stadium, 3000
World Cup Qualifier (Group 10)
QATAR               6 (Mohamed Al-Enazi 27', 40', Zamel Al-Kuwari 42', 
                       Waleed Maayof 47', Mahmoud Soufi 52', Mubarak Fazli 61')
INDIA               0
Qatar:              Ahmed Saleh, Jaffal Al-Kuwari (Fahad Al-Kuwari 63'),
                    Zamel Al-Kuwari, Jumah Al-Majid, Waleed Maayof, Jassem Al-Tamimi, 
                    Adel Al-Noobi (Adel Jassim 63'), Mubaral Fazli, Aziz Bujaloof, 
                    Mahmoud Soufi, Mohamed Al-Enazi.
India:              Hemanta Dora (Shariff Feroze 46'), Carlton Chapman, 
                    Roberto Fernandez, Jiju Jacob, Valappil Dhanesh, Francisco Coelho,
                    Savio Mederira (Surimani Singh 46'), Baichung Bhutia, 
                    Syed Sabir Pasha (Basudeb Mondal 84'), Bruno Coutinho,
                    Invalappil Mani Vijayan.
Referee:            Omar Ali Shukair (Saudi Arabia).
Coaches:            Qatar: Johannes Bonfrere (Netherlands).
                    India: Rustam Akromov.
Cards:              None.

03/10/1996, Tripoli, 12000
Friendly International
LEBANON             2 (Kevork Guarbetian 27', Salim Hamze 90')
BAHRAIN             3 (Khaled Jassem 69', Ibrahim Eissa 73', Mohamed Juma'a 86')

04/10/1996, Kuwait City
Friendly International
KUWAIT              0
IRAN                1
Referee:            Hameed Al-Hindyani (Kuwait).
Coaches:            Kuwait: Milan Mčala (Czech Republic).
                    Iran: Mohammad Mayeli Kohan.

15/10/1996, Muscat, Sultan Qaboos Stadium, 3500
Gulf Cup
OMAN                0
SAUDI ARABIA        1 (Fahad Mahalel 76')
Referee:            Masayoshi Okada (Japan).
Coaches:            Oman: Mahmoud Al-Gohary (Egypt).
                    Saudi Arabia: Eduardo Vingada (Portugal).

16/10/1996, Muscat (Oman), Sultan Qaboos Stadium, 3500
Gulf Cup
KUWAIT              1 (Hussain Al-Khudhari 38')
BAHRAIN             0
Kuwait:             Falah Dabsha, Mohammed Benayan, Wael Suleiman, Bader Haji 
                    (Hamad Al-Saleh 62'), Ali Morwee, Khaled Sulimani 
                    (Ayman Al-Husaini 75'), Abdullah Wabran (Osama Hussein 87'), 
                    Fawaz Marzouk, Hussain Al-Khudhari, Issam Saad, Yousif Al-Dakhi.
Bahrain:            Hmoud Sultan, Abdul Razak Mohammed, Ghazi Kawary (Sami Haiky 74'),
                    Hameed Hasan, Khaled Al-Dowsary, Ibrahim Issa (Mohammed Saleh 68'),
                    Murada Mohammed, Khamis Eid, Ali Amer, Fayad Mahmoud, 
                    Khaled Jassem (Rashid Jamal 79').
Referee:            Mohammed Al-Sharif (Saudi Arabia).
Coaches:            Kuwait: Milan Mčala (Czech Republic).

16/10/1996, Muscat (Oman), Sultan Qaboos Stadium, 3500
Gulf Cup
QATAR               1 (Ahmed Mubarak 13')
UAE                 0
Qatar:              Younes Ahmed, Jafal Al-Kuwari, Zamel Al-Kuwari, Adel Al-Noobi,
                    Mohammed Al-Enazi, Ahmed Mubarak, Aziz Bujaloof (Mahmoud Soufi 73'),
                    Adel Jassim, Juma Al-Majid, Jassem Al-Tamimi, Mubarak Fazli 
                    (Abdul Al-Obaidly 70').
UAE:                Juma Humaid, Abdul Rahman Ibrahim, Abdul Rahman Mohammed,
                    Ismail Ismail, Bakhit Saad (Ali Hasan 65'), Adnan Al-Talyani, 
                    Zuhair Bilal, Tarek Bilal, Mohammed Ali Ahmed, Abdul Razak Ibrahim,
                    Mohammed Hilal.
Referee:            Sidi Bekaye Magassa (Mali).
Coaches:            Qatar: Jo Bonfrere (Netherlands).

18/10/1996, Muscat, Sultan Qaboos Stadium, 5000
Gulf Cup
KUWAIT              2 (Hussain Al-Khudhari 55', 77')
OMAN                1 (Saeed Shaban 7')
Kuwait:             Falah Dabsha, Mohammed Benayan, Wael Suleiman, Hamad Al-Saleh, 
                    Ali Morwee, Khaled Shulimani, Abdullah Wabran, Osama Hussein,
                    Fawaz Marzouk, Hussain Al-Khudhari, Issam Saad.
Oman:               Juma Saleh, Adel Fayel, Dafer Daahy, Ahmed Khamis, Dawood Salem,
                    Mohammed Khamis, Abdullah Hamdan, Saif Al-Habsi, Salem Sabdullah, 
                    Saeed Shaaban, Mohammed Akaak.
Referee:            Yousuf Mohamed Yousuf (Bahrain).
Coaches:            Kuwait: Milan Mčala (Czech Republic).
                    Oman: Mahmoud Al-Gohary (Egypt).

18/10/1996, Muscat (Oman), Sultan Qaboos Stadium, 4000
Gulf Cup
UAE                 1 (Bakhit Saad 5')
BAHRAIN             1 (Mohammed Saleh 48')
UAE:                Juma Humaid, Abdul Rahman Ibrahim, Munzer Hassan, Rahman Mohammed,
                    Ismail Ismail, Bakhit Saad, Adnan Al-Talyani, Zuhair Bilal, 
                    Mohammed Ali Ahmed, Abdul Razak Ibrahim, Ali Hasan.
Bahrain:            Hmoud Sultan, Abdul Razak Mohammed, Ghazi Kawary, Hameed Hasan,
                    Khaled Al-Dowsary, Mohammed Saleh, Murtada Mohammed, Khamis Eid, 
                    Ali Amer, Fayad Mahmoud, Khaled Jassem.
Referee:            Abdullah Aboud (Oman).

19/10/1996, Muscat (Oman), Sultan Qaboos Stadium, 15000
Gulf Cup
SAUDI ARABIA        2 (Ahmed Jamel Madani 46', Sami Al-Jaber 86')
QATAR               2 (Ahmed Mubarak 21', Aziz Bujaloof 86')
Saudi Arabia:       Mohammed Al-Deayea, Mohammed Shlaya, Ahmed Jamel Madani, Fahd Khulaiwy,
                    Hussein Abdul Ghani, Faud Anwar, Yousef Al-Thunian, Ibrahim Mater,
                    Sami Al-Jaber, Obeid Al-Dowsary, Khaled Musaed.
Qatar:              Younes Ahmed, Jaffal Al-Kuwari, Zamal Al-Kuwari, Adel Al-Noobi,
                    Mohammed Al-Enazi, Ahmed Mubarak, Aziz Bujaloof, Adel Jassim, 
                    Juma Al-Majid, Jassem Al-Tamimi, Mubarak Fazli.
Referee:            Masayoshi Okada (Japan).
Coaches:            Saudi Arabia: Eduardo Vingada (Portugal).
                    Qatar: Jo Bonfrere (Netherlands).

21/10/1996, Muscat, Sultan Qaboos Stadium, 23000
Gulf Cup
OMAN                0
QATAR               3 (Mahmoud Soufi 5', Mohammed Al-Enazi 21', 89')
Oman:               Juma Saleh, Adel Fayel, Aziz Naseeb, Saeed Shaban, Abdullah Hamdan,
                    Saif Habsi, Hilal Hameed (Taki Mubarak 46'), Ahmed Khamis 
                    (Mohammed Khamis 72'), Salem Abdullah, Daoud Salem 
                    (Akram Mohammed 73'), Sulaiman Al-Murr.
Qatar:              Younes Ahmed, Jaffal Al-Kuwari, Zamel Al-Kuwari, Adel Al-Noobi 
                    (Abdul Aziz Salem 68'), Mohammed Al-Enazi, Aziz Hasan Bujaloof, 
                    Adel Jassim, Jassem Al-Tamimi (Abdul Al-Obaidly 55'), 
                    Mubarak Fazli (Salah Al-Mulla 83'), Waleed Maayof, Mahmoud Soufi.
Referee:            Saad Kameel Mane (Kuwait).
Coaches:            Oman: Mahmoud Al-Gohary (Egypt).
                    Qatar: Jo Bonfrere (Netherlands).

21/10/1996, Muscat (Oman), Sultan Qaboos Stadium, 3500
Gulf Cup
SAUDI ARABIA        3 (Youssef Al-Thuniyan 6', Khaled Al-Muwallid 20', Fahad Mehalel 66')
BAHRAIN             1 (Humaid Hassan Darwish 14')
Referee:            Sidi Bekaye Magassa (Mali).
Coaches:            Saudi Arabia: Eduardo Vingada (Portugal).

22/10/1996, Muscat (Oman), Sultan Qaboos Stadium, 5000
Gulf Cup
KUWAIT              1 (Abdullah Wabran 24')
UAE                 2 (Bakhit Saad 87', Adnan Al-Talyani 89')
Referee:            Yousuf Mohamed Yousuf (Bahrain).
Coaches:            Kuwait: Milan Mčala (Czech Republic).

24/10/1996, Muscat (Oman), Sultan Qaboos Stadium, 5000
Gulf Cup
KUWAIT              1 (Hamad Al-Saleh 2')
SAUDI ARABIA        0
Kuwait:             Khaled Al-Fadhli, Wael Suleiman, Bader Haji (Ahmed Mousa 69'), 
                    Hamad Al-Saleh (Bashar Abdulaziz 65'), Ayman Al-Hussaini, 
                    Abdullah Wabran, Fawaz Marzouk, Abdul Aziz Hindy, Osama Hussein,
                    Issam Saad, Yousif Al-Dakhi.
Saudi Arabia:       Mohammed Al-Deayea, Khaled Musaid, Abdulla Al-Ghani,
                    Youssef Al-Thunaian, Fahad Muhalel, Sami Al-Jaber 
                    (Muhaisen Jamaan 60'), Fuad Anwar, Mohammed Shiliya 
                    (Obaid Dousary 55'), Ibrahim Matar, Ahmed Jamil, Mohammed Khilaiwi.
Referee:            Saeed Abdullah (UAE).
Coaches:            Kuwait: Milan Mčala (Czech Republic).
                    Saudi Arabia: Eduardo Vingada (Portugal).

24/10/1996, Muscat, Sultan Qaboos Stadium, 5000
Gulf Cup
OMAN                0
UAE                 0
Oman:               Juma Saleh, Adel Fayel, Ahmed Khamis (Rashid Abdullah 65'), 
                    Mohammed Khamis, Abdullah Hamdan, Saif Al-Habsi, Saeed Shaaban, 
                    Akram Harbeesh, Suleiman Murr, Tayeb Abdul Noor, Aziz Naseeb.
UAE:                Juma Humaid, Abdul Rahman Mohammed, Ismail Ismail, Bakhit Saad, 
                    Zuhair Bilal, Mohammed Ali, Hasan Saeed, Hasan Thabit 
                    (Sultan Rashid 76'), Abdul Rahman Ibrahim (Abdul Rahman Haddad 78'),
                    Ali Hasan, Abdul Aziz Mohammed.
Referee:            Mohammed Al-Sharif (Saudi Arabia).
Coaches:            Oman: Mahmoud Al-Gohary (Egypt).

25/10/1996, Muscat (Oman), Sultan Qaboos Stadium, 6500
Gulf Cup
BAHRAIN             1 (Khamis Eid 86')
QATAR               2 (Mahmoud Soufi 32', Mohammed Al-Enazi 43')
Referee:            Sidi Bekaye Magassa (Mali).
Coaches:            Qatar: Jo Bonfrere (Netherlands).

27/10/1996, Muscat (Oman), Sultan Qaboos Stadium, 6000
Gulf Cup
SAUDI ARABIA        2 (Khalid Al-Temawi 81' pen, 86')
UAE                 2 (Yousuf Hussain 38', Mohammad Ali 90')
Saudi Arabia:       Hussein Al-Sadiq, Obaid Dossary, Khaled Musaid, Ibrahim Matter,
                    Khaled Al-Temawi, Hamzah Falatah, Khaled Al-Rashaid, Fahd Khilaiwi,
                    Ahmed Jamil, Mohammed Shiliya, Khamis Owairan.
UAE:                Juma Humaid, Ismail Ismail, Sultan Rashid, Hasan Thabit, 
                    Mohammed Ali, Hasan Rashid, Hasan Saeed, Jassem Toufic, 
                    Abdul Rahman Ibrahim, Abdul Rahman, Al-Haddad, Ali Hasan.
Referee:            Saad Kameel Mane (Kuwait).
Coaches:            Saudi Arabia: Eduardo Vingada (Portugal).

28/10/1996, Muscat (Oman), Sultan Qaboos Stadium, 10000
Gulf Cup
KUWAIT              2 (Bashar Abdulaziz 25', Hamad Al-Saleh 31')
QATAR               1 (Mohammed Al-Enazi 85')
Referee:            Saeed Abdulla (UAE).
Coaches:            Kuwait: Milan Mčala (Czech Republic).
                    Qatar: jo Bonfrere (Netherlands).

28/10/1996, Muscat, Sultan Qaboos Stadium, 10000
Gulf Cup
OMAN                1 (Saif Saeed Al-Habsy 66')
BAHRAIN             1 (Mohammed Saleh 60')
Referee:            Mohamed Al-Sharif (Saudi Arabia).
Coaches:            Oman: Mahmoud Al-Gohary (Egypt).

13/11/1996, Beirut, 15000
Friendly International
LEBANON             0
IRAN                0
Referee:            Talal Saleh (Lebanon).

16/11/1996, Riyadh, 12000
Friendly International
SAUDI ARABIA        3 (Khaled Al-Temawi 5', Khalid Al-Muwallid 18', Fuad Anwar 52')
SYRIA               1 (Ahmed Kurdughli 88')
Coaches:            Saudi Arabia: Eduardo Vingada (Portugal).
                    Syria: Youri Kornin (Belarus).

19/11/1996, Kuwait City, 6000
Friendly International
KUWAIT              2 (Jassem Al-Houwadi 18', 35')
SYRIA               2 (Abdul Kader 19', Abdul Atif 86')
Referee:            Hameed Al-Hindyani (Kuwait).
Coaches:            Kuwait: Milan Mčala (Czech Republic).
                    Syria: Youri Kornin (Belarus).

19/11/1996, Dubai, Al-Maktoum Stadium, 5000
Friendly International
UAE                 4 (Bakhit Saad 30', Adnan Al-Talyani 18', 25', 42')
UZBEKISTAN          2 (Makstov 14', Kassoumov 29')
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

22/11/1996, Dubai, Al-Maktoum Stadium, 8000
Friendly International
UAE                 2 (Adel Mohammed 16', Jassim Taoufik 19')
UZBEKISTAN          0
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

25/11/1996, Tehran, Azadi Stadium, 15000
Friendly International
IRAN                0
TURKMENISTAN        1 (Igor Shomylov 28')
Iran:               Ahmad Reza Abedzadeh, Mohammad Ali Peyrovani, Naeem Sadavi 
                    (Ali Mousavi 78'), Ali Akbar Ostadasadli, Hamid Reza Estili, 
                    Mehrdad Minavand (Reza Shahroudi 50'), Akbar Yousefi 
                    (Mojtaba Moharami 50'), Sirous Deenmohamady, Karim Bagheri, 
                    Khodadad Azizi, Ali Daei.
Turkmenistan:       Karapka, Ghurban Mohamadov, Djumadurdy Meredov, Alkeyatov,
                    Igor Shomylov, Vladimir Khalikov, Makicheiv, Koleitiev, Yekvazeh,
                    Gogoladze, Alkobayiev.
Referee:            Jalal Moradi (Iran).
Coaches:            Iran: Mohammad Mayeli Kohan.
Cards:              Turkmenistan: Igor Shomylov [Y], Makicheiv [Y].

26/11/1996, Guangzhou, Tianhe Stadium, 45000
Friendly International
CHINA               2 (Hao Haidong 51', Li Bing 84')
SOUTH KOREA         3 (Roh Sang-rae 7' pen, Lee Young-jin 56', Shin Hong-ki 71')
China:              Ou Chuliang, Liu Yue, Fan Zhiyi, Xu Hong [c], Wei Qun, Jiang Feng 
                    (Sun Jihai 63'), Ma Mingyu, Li Ming (Zhang Enhua 82'), Peng Weiguo,
                    Hao Haidong, Su Maozhen (Li Bing 46').
South Korea:        Kim Byung-ji, Kim Joo-sung [c], Huh Ki-tae (Park Gwang-hyun 57'),
                    Lee Young-jin, Lee Ki-hyung (Kim Pan-keoun 46'), Hong Myung-bo 
                    (Yoo Sang-cheol 57'), Ha Seok-joo, Roh Sang-rae (Shin Tae-yong 46'),
                    Ko Jung-woon, Kim Do-hoon (Shin Hong-ki 46'), Hwang Seon-hong.
Coaches:            China: Qi Wusheng.
                    South Korea: Park Jong-hwan.
Cards:              China: Wei Qun [Y].
                    South Korea: Hong Myung-bo [Y], Ha Seok-joo [Y], Yoo Sang-cheol [Y].

26/11/1996, Genoa (Italy), 500
Friendly International
INDONESIA           0
IRAQ                4 (Jabar 16', 22', Laith Hussin 52', Abbas Jassim 82')

26/11/1996, Abu Dhabi, Zayed City Sports Stadium, 10000
Friendly International
UAE                 1 (Adnan Al-Talyani 15' pen)
SYRIA               1 (Nihad Al-Boushi 57')
Coaches:            Syria: Youri Kornin (Belarus).

28/11/1996, Abu Dhabi, Zayed City Sports Stadium
Friendly International
UAE                 1
SYRIA               0
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

29/11/1996, Damman, 10000
Friendly International
SAUDI ARABIA        4 (Khalid Al-Muwallid 10', 68', Ahmed Jamel Madani 75', Hamzah Falatah 88')
INDONESIA           1 (Ronny Wabia 68')
Referee:            Omar Mohana (Saudi Arabia).
Coaches:            Saudi Arabia: Eduardo Vingada (Portugal).

04/12/1996, Abu Dhabi (UAE), Zayed City Sports Stadium, 35000
Asian Cup Group A
UAE                 1 (Khamis Saad 40')
SOUTH KOREA         1 (Hwang Seon-hong 9')
UAE:                Muhsin Musabbah Faraj, Abdel Rahman Al-Haddad, Yousef Saleh 
                    (Adel Rahman Hussein 46'), Ismail Rashid, Bakhit Saad, 
                    Hassan Suhail, Mohamed Ali, Khamis Saad (Zuhair Saad 59'), 
                    Ali Hassan, Adel Ahmed, Adnan Al-Talyani [c] 
                    (Hassan Saeed Ahmed 82').
South Korea:        Kim Byung-ji, Kim Joo-sung [c], Huh Ki-tae, Lee Yong-jin,
                    Shin Hong-ki (Shin Tae-yong 80'), Ha Seok-joo, Hong Myung-bo, 
                    Roh Sang-rae (Lee Ki-hyung 65'), Ko Jung-jung, Kim Do-hoon 
                    (Park Nam-yeol 70'), Hwang Seon-hong.
Referee:            Pirom Un-Prasert (Thailand).
Coaches:            UAE: Tomislav Ivic (Croatia).
                    South Korea: Park Jong-hwan.
Cards:              UAE: Adel Ahmed [Y], Abdel Rahman Al-Haddad [Y], Kamis Saad [Y].
                    South Korea: None.

04/12/1996, Abu Dhabi (UAE), Zayed City Sports Stadium, 15000
Asian Cup Group A
INDONESIA           2 (Widodo C. Putro 20', Ronny Wabia 41')
KUWAIT              2 (Hani Al-Saqer 72', Bader Al-Halabeej 85' pen)
Indonesia:          Kurnia Sandy (Hendro Kartiko 79'), Yeyen Tumena, Aples Tecuari,
                    Agung Setyabudi, Sudirman, Supriono (Suwandi H.S. 55'), Chris Yarangga,
                    Marzuki Badriawan, Bima Sakti, Widodo C. Putro, Ronny Wabia.
Kuwait:             Khaled Al-Fadhli, Osama Abdullah, Yousif Al-Dakhi, Wail Al-Habashi,
                    Abdullah Seehan (Waleed Mubarak 60'), Bader Al-Halabeej, 
                    Fawaz Al-Ahmad, Esam Sakeen, Hani Al-Saqer, Jassem Al-Houwaid 
                    (Khaled Fairouz 80'), Bashar Abdulaziz.
Referee:            Jamal Al-Sharif (Syria).
Coaches:            Indonesia: Danurwindo.
                    Kuwait: Milan Mčala (Czech Republic).
Cards:              Indonesia: Agung Setyabudi [Y].
                    Kuwait: Wail Al-Habashi [Y], Fawaz Al-Ahmed [Y], Hani Al-Saqer [Y].
Note:               Some sources state Kuwait second scorer as Yousif Al-Dakhi.

05/12/1996, Dubai (UAE), Al-Maktoum Stadium, 5000
Asian Cup Group B
SAUDI ARABIA        6 (Khalid Al-Temawi 10' pen, 29' pen, Fahad Mehalel 15', 54',
                       Khaled Al-Muwallid 18', Sami Al-Jaber 52')
THAILAND            0
Saudi Arabia:       Mohammed Al-Deayea, Mohammed Al-Jahani, Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi,
                    Abdullah Zubromawi, Khalid Al-Ternawi (Khamis Al-Zahrani 71'), 
                    Sami Al-Jaber (Fuad Amin 60'), Fahad Mahalel, Ibrahim Al-Harbi,
                    Hussain Sulimani, Khalid Al-Mowaled, Khamis Al-Dossari 
                    (Abdullah Al-Dossary 60').
Thailand:           Wacharapong Somcit, Kritsada Piandit, Phathanapang Sripramote,
                    Sanor Longsawang, Natee Tongsukkao, Apichad Thaveechalermdit, 
                    Natipong Sritong-In, Surachai Jaturapattarapong (Nipon Malanont 9'),
                    Kiatisuk Senamuang, Dusit Chalermsan, Surachai Jirasirichote.
Referee:            Gamal El Ghandour (Egypt).
Coaches:            Saudi Arabia: Eduardo Vingada (Portugal).

05/12/1996, Dubai (UAE), Al-Maktoum Stadium, 17000
Asian Cup Group B
IRAN                1 (Ali Daei 77' pen)
IRAQ                2 (Hussam Naji 37', Khalid Sabir 69')
Iran:               Nima Nakisa, Mohammad Ali Peytovani, Mohammad Khakpour, 
                    Ali Akbar Ostadasadli, Hamid Reza Estili, Ali Akbar Yousifi, 
                    Karim Bagheri, Mehdi Mahdavikia, Sirous Deenmohamadi 
                    (Ali Reza Mansourian 57'), Ali Daei, Khodadad Azizi.
Iraq:               Emad Hashim Hassan (Jalil Aqal 46'), Waleed Khalid Afat, 
                    Samir Kadhim Hasan, Abduljabbar Hannon, Haidar Mahmoud Majeed, 
                    Radhi Shnaishal Sawady, Qattan Drayen, Ali Shahin 
                    (Khalid Sabir 47'), Essam Salem, Laith Hussain, Hussam Naji.
Referee:            Masayoshi Okada (Japan).
Coaches:            Iran: Mohammad Mayeli Kohan.
                    Iraq: Yahya Alwan.
Cards:              Iran: Nima Nakisa [Y 13'], Ali Akbar Yousifi [Y 52'].
                    Iraq: Essam Salem [Y 70'], Jalil Aqal [Y 90'].

06/12/1996, Al-Ain City (UAE), Tahnoon Bin Mohammed Stadium, 10000
Asian Cup Group C
JAPAN               2 (Hassan Abbas 84' OG, Takuya Takagi 88')
SYRIA               1 (Nader Jokhadar 7')
Japan:              Kenichi Shimokawa, Hiroshige Yanagimoto, Naoki Soma, Masami Iraha,
                    Norio Omura, Motohiro Yamaguchi, Masakiyo Maezono 
                    (Yasuto Honda 71'), Takuya Takagi, Hiroshi Nanami, Kazuyoshi Miura,
                    Hiroaki Morishima (Masayuki Okano 70').
Syria:              Salem Bitar, Bachar Srour, Hassan Abbas, Tarek Jabban, Ammar Awad,
                    Nihad Al-Boushi, Mohammed Nasrallah Afash, Ali Dib, 
                    Abdul Latif Helou (Ammar Rihawiy 46'), Khaled Zaher, 
                    Nader Jokhadar.
Referee:            Mohammed Nazri Abdullah (Malaysia).
Coaches:            Japan: Shu Kamo.
                    Syria: Youri Kornin (Belarus).

06/12/1996, Al-Ain City (UAE), Tahnoon Bin Mohammed Stadium, 3000
Asian Cup Group C
CHINA               0
UZBEKISTAN          2 (Igor Shkvyrin 78', Oleg Shatskiku 90')
China:              Ou Chuliang, Wei Qun, Xu Hong, Fan Zhiyi, Hao Haidong, Ma Mingyu, 
                    Li Bing, Peng Weiguo, Sun Jihai, Li Ming, Liu Yue.
Uzbekistan:         Pavel Bugalo, Fevsi Davletov, Farkhad Magametov, Eduard Momotov
                    (Ilkhom Sharipov 72'), Stepan Atayan, Sergey Lebedev 
                    (Nikolay Shirshov 63'), Ravahan Bazarov, Igor Shkvyrin, 
                    Oleg Shatskiku, Gennadiy Denisov, Numon Khasanov.
Referee:            Al-Zied (Saudi Arabia).

07/12/1996, Abu Dhabi (UAE), Zayed City Sports Stadium, 2000
Asian Cup Group A
INDONESIA           2 (Ronny Wabia 58', Widodo C. Putro 65')
SOUTH KOREA         4 (Kim Do-hoon 5', Hwang Seon-hong 7', 15', Ko Jung-woon 64')
Indonesia:          Hendro Kartiko, Yeyen Tumena, Aples Tecuari, Agung Setyabudi, Sudirman,
                    Suwandi H.S. (Supriyono 87'), Chris Yarangga (Francis Wewengkang 35'),
                    Marzuki Badriawan, Bima Sakti, Widodo C. Putro, Ronny Wabia.
South Korea:        Kim Byung-ji, Kim Pan-keoun, Lee Young-jin, Kim Joo-sung [c],
                    Huh Ki-tae, Ha Seok-ju, Roh Sang-rae (Shin Tae-yong 32'), 
                    Yoo Sang-cheol (Hong Myung-bo 46'), Ko Jung-woon, Hwang Seon-hong, 
                    Kim Do-hoon (Seo Jung-won 71').
Referee:            Maidin (Singapore).
Coaches:            Indonesia: Danurwindo.
                    South Korea: Park Jong-hwan.
Cards:              Indonesia: Yeyen Temena [Y], Agung Setyabudi [Y].
                    South Korea: none.

07/12/1996, Abu Dhabi, Zayed City Sports Stadium, 15000
Asian Cup Group A
UAE                 3 (Hassan Ahmed 53', Adnan Al-Talyani 55', Bakhit Saad 80')
KUWAIT              2 (Jassem Al-Houwaidi 9', 44')
UAE:                Muhsin Fairouz, Abdel Rahman Hussain, Abdel Rahman Al-Haddad, 
                    Ismail Ismail, Bakhit Saad, Adnan Al-Talyani, Hassan Mubarak, 
                    Mohamed Mohamed (Munther Abdullah 75'), Hassan Ahmed, Ali Ghawas, 
                    Abdel Ahmed.
Kuwait:             Khaled Al-Fadhli, Osama Abdullah, Jamal Abdulrahman, 
                    Yousif Al-Dakhi, Bader Al-Halabeej, Bashar Abdulaziz, 
                    Fawaz Al-Ahmad, Ayam Al-Husaini, Esam Sakeen, Hani Al-Saqer 
                    (Mohammad Al-Khaledi 56'), Jassem Al-Houwaidi (Khaled Fairouz 68').
Referee:            Charles Masembe (Uganda).
Coaches:            Kuwait: Milan Mčala (Czech Republic).

08/12/1996, Dubai (UAE), Al-Maktoum Stadium, 12000
Asian Cup Group B
IRAN                3 (Naeem Sadavi 34', Mehrdad Minavand 56', Ali Daei 70')
THAILAND            1 (Kiatisuk Senamuang 80')
Iran:               Nima Nakisa, Naeem Sadavi (Ali Mirazaosiavari 88'), 
                    Ali Akbar Ostadasadli, Karim Bagheri, Mohammad Peiravang, 
                    Ali Reza Mansourian (Darrioush Yazdani 68'), Mojraba Moharrami, 
                    Hamid Reza Estili, Ali Daei, Seyed Ali Mousavi (Khodadad Azizi 60'),
                    Mehrdad Minavand.
Thailand:           Nipon Malanont, Kritsada Piandit, Sanor Longsawang, 
                    Natee Tongsukkao, Natipong Sritong-In, Surachai Jaturapattarapong, 
                    Kiatisuk Senamuang, Worrawoot Srimaka (Phithaya Santawong 86'), 
                    Dusit Charlermsan, Surachai Jirasirichote, Sujja Sirikeat.
Referee:            Lu Jun (China).
Coaches:            Iran: Mohammad Mayeli Kohan.
                    Thailand: Arjan.
Cards:              Iran: Nima Nakisa [Y].
                    Thailand: Worrawoot Srimaka [Y].

08/12/1996, Dubai (UAE), Al-Maktoum Stadium, 12000
Asian Cup Group B
SAUDI ARABIA        1 (Fahad Mahalel 26')
IRAQ                0
Saudi Arabia:       Mohammad Al-Deayea, Mohammed Al-Jahani, Mohammad Al-Khilaiwi
                    (Khamis Al-Zahrani 58'), Abdullah Zubromawi, Ahmed Madani, 
                    Khalid Al-Temawi, Sami Al-Jaber, Fahad Mahalel 
                    (Ibrahim Al-Harbi 60'), Hussain Sulimami, Khalid Al-Mowalad,
                    Khamis Al-Dossari.
Iraq:               Emad Hassan, Samir Hassan, Walid Afat (Mohamed Mahdi 77'), 
                    Abdul Jabar Hanoon, Radhi Swadi, Esam Salem (Ahmad Karim 80'), 
                    Khalid Sabbar, Qahtan Drain (Sahib Hassan 60'), Hayder Majeed, 
                    Husam Naji, Laith Shihaib.
Referee:            Ali Mohamed Bujsaim (UAE).
Coaches:            Saudi Arabia: Eduardo Vingada (Portugal).

09/12/1996, Al-Ain City (UAE), Tahnoon Bin Mohammed Stadium, 3000
Asian Cup Group C
JAPAN               4 (Hiroshi Nanami 7', Kazuyoshi Miura 37', 
                       Masakiyo Maezono 86', 90')
UZBEKISTAN          0
Japan:              Kenichi Shimokawa, Hiroshige Yanagimoto, Naoki Soma, Masami Iraha,
                    Norio Omura, Motohiro Yamaguchi, Masakiyo Maezono, Takuya Takagi 
                    (Masayuki Okano 75'), Hiroshi Nanami, Kazuyoshi Miura, 
                    Hiroaki Morishima (Yasuto Honda 73').
Uzbekistan:         Pavel Bugalo, Fevsi Davletov (Dilmurod Nazarov 46'), 
                    Farkhad Magametov, Eduard Momotov (Nikolay Shirshov 67'), 
                    Ilkhom Sharipov, Gennadiy Denisov, Numon Khasanov 
                    (Azamat Abduraimov 67').
Referee:            Jamal Moridi (Iran).
Coaches:            Japan: Shu Kamo.

09/12/1996, Al-Ain City (UAE), Tahnoon Bin Mohammed Stadium, 3000
Asian Cup Group C
CHINA               3 (Ma Mingyu 34', Gao Feng 49', Li Bing 72')
SYRIA               0
China:              Ou Chuliang, Wei Qun, Zhang Enhua, Xu Hong, Fan Zhiyi, Hao Haidong
                    (Gao Feng 46'), Ma Mingyu, Peng Weiguo (Han Jinming 86'), 
                    Su Maozhen (Li Bing 67'), Su Jihai, Liu Yue.
Syria:              Salem Bitar, Bachar Srour, Tarek Jabban, Ammar Awad 
                    (Lousy Taleb 59'), Abdul Kader Rifai, Nihad Al-Boushi 
                    (Ahmed Kurdughli 59'), Mohammed Nasrallah, Ali Dib, Khaled Zaher,
                    Hatem Ghaeb, Nader Jokhadar.
Referee:            Kim Young-joo (South Korea).
Coaches:            Syria: Youri Kornin (Belarus).

10/12/1996, Abu Dhabi (UAE), Zayed City Sports Stadium, 3000
Asian Cup Group A
KUWAIT              2 (Jassem Al-Houwaidi 59', Bashar Abdulaziz 87')
SOUTH KOREA         0
Kuwait:             Falah Al-Majidi, Osama Abdullah, Jamal Abdulrahman 
                    (Sami Al-Lenqawi 69'), Yousif Al-Dakhi, Mohammed Al-Khaledi,
                    Wael Al-Habashi [c], Bader Al-Halabeej (Khaled Fairouz 80'), 
                    Bashar Abdulaziz, Abdullah Seehan, Esam Sakeen (Waled Mubarak 46'),
                    Jassem Al-Houwaidi.
South Korea:        Kim Byung-ji, Kim Pan-keoun, Cheol Kang, Park Gwang-hyun 
                    (Kim Do-hoon 66'), Lee Young-jin, Huh Ki-tae, Kim Joo-sung [c],
                    Yoo Sang-cheol (Hong Myung-bo 31'), Ha Seok-joo (Shin Hong-ki 55'),
                    Ko Jung-woon, Hwang Seon-hong.
Referee:            Mohamed Nazri Abdullah (Malaysia).
Coaches:            Kuwait: Milan Mčala (Czech Republic).
                    South Korea: Park Jung-hwan.
Cards:              Kuwait: Wael Al-Habashi [Y], Sami Al-Lenqawi [Y].

10/12/1996, Abu Dhabi, Zayed City Sports Stadium, 10000
Asian Cup Group A
UAE                 2 (Hassan Ahmed 14', Adnan Al-Talyani 64')
INDONESIA           0
UAE:                Muhsin Musabah, Munther Ali, Ismael Rashed, Abdel Rahman Hussein,
                    Hassan Mubarak, Abdulaziz Mohamed, Hassan Ahmed, Ahmed Ibrahim, 
                    Adel Ahmed, Adnan Al-Talyani, Bakhit Saad (Zuhair Bakhait 46').
Indonesia:          Hendro Kartiko, Yeyen Tumena (Budiman 46'), Aples Tecuari, Supriono
                    (Ritham Mabudun 79'), Sudirman, Suwandi H.S., Francis Wewengkang,
                    Marzuki Badriawan (Anshar Razak 68'), Bima Sakti, Widodo C. Putro, 
                    Ronny Wabia.
Referee:            Lu Jun (China).
Coaches:            UAE: Tomislav Ivic (Croatia).
                    Indonesia: Danurwindo.
Cards:              UAE: Abdel Rahman Hussain [Y], Hassan Ahmed [Y], 
                         Adnan Al-Talyani [Y].
                    Indonesia: Supriyono [Y].

11/12/1996, Dubai (UAE), Al-Maktoum Stadium, 12000
Asian Cup Group B
IRAN                3 (Karim Bagheri 12', Ali Daei 37', Khodadad Azizi 47')
SAUDI ARABIA        0
Iran:               Nima Nakisa, Naeem Sadavi, Ali Akbar Ostadasadli 
                    (Farshad Falahatzade 53'), Karim Bagheri, Mohammad Peiravang, 
                    Ali Reza Mansourian (Darioush Yazdani 86'), Hamid Reza Estili, 
                    Ali Daei (Seyed Musavi 76'), Khodadad Azizi, Mehrdad Minavand,
                    Mohammad Khakpour [c].
Saudi Arabia:       Mohammed Al-Deayea, Mohammed Al-Jahani, Abdullah Zubromawi,
                    Ahmed Madani, Fuad Amin (Youssif Al-Thunaian 64'), Khaled Al-Temawi,
                    Fahad Mahalel, Hussein Sulimani, Khalid Al-Mowalad, 
                    Khamis Al-Dossary (Ibrahim Al-Harbi 46'), Khalid Al-Rushaid 
                    (Hamzah Falatah 46').
Referee:            Masayoshi Okada (Japan).
Coaches:            Iran: Mohammad Mayeli Kohan.
                    Saudi Arabia: Eduardo Vingada (Portugal).

11/12/1996, Dubai (UAE), Al-Maktoum Stadium, 3000
Asian Cup Group B
IRAQ                4 (Hayder Majeed 17', 50', Laith Shihaib 23', 60')
THAILAND            1 (Dusit Chalermsan 26')
Iraq:               Emad Hassan, Samir Hassan, Walid Afat (Mohamed Mahdi 80'), 
                    Abdul Jabar Hanoon, Radhi Swadi, Esam Salem, Khalid Sabbar, 
                    Qahtan Drain (Sahib Hassan 67'), Hayder Majeed, Husam Naji 
                    (Ahmad Karim 53'), Laith Shihaib.
Thailand:           Wacharapong Somcit, Phathanapang Sripramote, Jakarat Tonhongsa,
                    Sanor Lonsawang (Phithaya Santawong 82'), Natee Tongsukkao, 
                    Yutthana Polsak, Worrawoot Srimaka (Sunei Jaidee 73'), 
                    Dusit Chalersman, Surachai Jirasirichote, Sing Totavee, 
                    Sujja Sirikeat.
Referee:            Kim Young-joo (South Korea).

12/12/1996, Al-Ain City (UAE), Tahnoon Bin Mohammed Stadium, 2000
Asian Cup Group C
JAPAN               1 (Naoki Soma 90')
CHINA               0
Japan:              Kenichi Shimokawa, Hiroshige Yanagimoto (Yutaka Akita 78'), 
                    Naoki Soma, Masami Ihara, Norio Omura, Motohiro Yamaguchi, 
                    Yasuto Honda, Masakiyo Maezono, Hiroshi Nanami, Kazuyoshi Miura, 
                    Masayuki Okano (Syoji Jo 46').
China:              Ou Chuliang, Wei Qun, Zhang Enhua, Xu Hong, Fan Zhiyi, Hao Haidong,
                    Ma Mingyu, Li Beng, Peng Weiguo (Jiang Feng 58'), Sun Jihai, 
                    Liu Yue.
Referee:            Abdul Rahman (Saudi Arabia).
Coaches:            Japan: Shu Kamo.

12/12/1996, Al-Ain City (UAE), Tahnoon Bin Mohammed Stadium, 2000
Asian Cup Group C
SYRIA               2 (Nader Berakdar 48', Ali Dib 72')
UZBEKISTAN          1 (Sergey Lebedev 53' pen)
Syria:              Maher Berakdar, Yasser Sibai, Hassan Abbas, Tarek Jabban, 
                    Mohammed Nasrallah, Ali Dib, Abdul Latif Helou, Khaled Zaher, 
                    Hatem Ghaeb, Nader Jokhadar, Ammar Shamali (Ammar Awad 46').
Uzbekistan:         Pavel Bugalo, Farhad Magametov, Eduard Momotov (Numon Khasanov 83'),
                    Ilkhom Sharipov, Stepan Atayan, Sergey Lebedev, Igor Shkvyrin, 
                    Oleg Shatskiku (Dilmurod Nazarov 61'), Nikolay Shirshov,
                    Gennadiy Denisov, Aleksey Semyonov (Ulugbek Ruzimov 32').
Referee:            Ali Mohammad Bujsaim (UAE).
Coaches:            Syria: Youri Kornin (Belarus).

15/12/1996, Al-Ain City (UAE), Tahnoon Bin Mohammed Stadium, 2000
Asian Cup Quarter Final
JAPAN               0
KUWAIT              2 (Jassem Al-Houwaidi 17', 54')
Japan:              Kenichi Shimokawa, Hiroshige Yanagimoto (Syoji Jo 80'), Naoki Soma,
                    Masami Ihara, Norio Omura, Motohiro Yamaguchi, Yasuto Honda 
                    (Masayuki Okano 66'), Masakiyo Maezono, Takuya Takagi, 
                    Hiroshi Nanami, Kazuyoshi Miura.
Kuwait:             Falah Al-Majidi, Osama Abdullah, Jamal Abdulrahman, Yousif Al-Dakri,
                    Mohammed Al-Khaledi, Bader Al-Halabeej (Hani Al-Saqer 69'), 
                    Basher Abdulaziz, Abdullah Seehan (Sami Al-Lenqawi 83'), 
                    Fawaz Al-Ahmed, Esam Sakeen, Jassem Al-Houwaidi (Khaled Fairouz 89').
Referee:            Pirom Un-Presert (Thailand).
Coaches:            Japan: Shu Kamo.
                    Kuwait: Milan Mčala (Czech Republic).

15/12/1996, Abu Dhabi, Zayed City Sports Stadium, 50000
Asian Cup Quarter Final
UAE                 1 (Abdul Rahman Hussain 103')
IRAQ                0
UAE:                Muhsin Fairouz, Abdel Rahman Hussain, Munther Abdullah, 
                    Ismail Ismail, Bakhit Saad, Adnan Al-Talyani (Zuhair Saeed 46'), 
                    Hassan Mubarak, Abdul Aziz Mohamed (Khamis Saad 91'), Hassan Ahmed,
                    Ahmed Ahmed, Abdel Ahmed (Ali Ghawas 36').
Iraq:               Emad Hassan, Samir Hassan, Walid Afat, Abdul Jabar Hanoon, 
                    Radhi Swadi, Esam Salem (Ali Shaniyn 86'), Khalid Sabbar, 
                    Qahtan Drain (Ahmad Karim 79'), Hayder Majeed, Husam Naji, 
                    Laith Shihaib.
Referee:            Gamal El Ghandour (Egypt).

16/12/1996, Dubai (UAE), Al-Maktoum Stadium, 19000
Asian Cup Quarter Final
IRAN                6 (Karim Bagheri 30', Khodadad Azizi 51', 
                       Ali Daei 55', 66', 83', 89' pen)
SOUTH KOREA         2 (Kim Do-hoon 11', Shin Tae-yong 34')
Iran:               Nima Nakisa, Naeem Savadi, Karim Bagheri, Afshin Peyravani,
                    Farshad Falahatzadeh, Mehrdad Minavand, Mohammad Khakpour [c],
                    Ali Reza Mansourian (Darioush Yazdani 84'), Hamid Reza Estili, 
                    Ali Daei, Khodadad Azizi (Mehdi Mahdavikia 90').
South Korea:        Kim Byung-ji, Hong Myung-bo, Huh Ki-tae (Park Gwang-hyun 67'),
                    Lee Young-jin, Shin Hing-ki, Ha Seok-joo, Kim Joo-sung [c] 
                    (Lee Ki-hyung 53'), Ko Jung-woon, Yoo Sang-cheol, Seo Jung-won 
                    (Shin Tae-yong 33'), Kim Do-hoon.
Referee:            Jamal Al-Sharif (Syria).
Coaches:            Iran: Mohammad Mayeli Kohan.
                    South Korea: Park Jong-hwan.
Cards:              Iran: Ali Mansourian [Y], Khodadad Azizi [Y].
                    South Korea: Lee Young-jin [Y].

16/12/1996, Abu Dhabi (UAE), Zayed City Sports Stadium, 5000
Asian Cup Quarter Final
SAUDI ARABIA        4 (Youssif Al-Thunaian 31', 65', Sami Al-Jaber 34', 
                       Fahad Mahalel 43')
CHINA               3 (Zhang Enhua 6', 89', Peng Weiguo 16')
Saudi Arabia:       Mohammad Al-Deayea, Mohammed Al-Jahani (Youssif Al-Thunaian 30'),
                    Mohammad Al-Khilaiwi, Ibrahim Al-Harbi (Khamis Al-Zahrani 73'),
                    Abdullah Zubromawi, Khalid Al-Temawi, Sami Al-Jaber, Fahad Mahalel 
                    (Abdullah Al-Garni 79'), Hussain Sulimani, Khalid Al-Mowalad, 
                    Khamis Al-Dossari.
China:              Ou Chuliang, Zhang Enhua, Xu Hong, Fan Zhiyi, Ma Mingyu 
                    (Cao Ziandong 52'), Peng Weiguo (Hao Haidong 57'), Sun Jihai,
                    Jiang Feng, Gao Feng, Liu Yue (Wu Chengying 64'), Xie Hui.
Referee:            Mohammed Nazri Abdullah (Malaysia).
Coaches:            Saudi Arabia: Eduardo Vingada (Portugal).

18/12/1996, Abu Dhabi, Zayed City Sports Stadium, 55000
Asian Cup Semi Final
UAE                 1 (Hassan Ahmed 69')
KUWAIT              0
UAE:                Muhsin Fairouz, Abdel Rahman Hussain (Yousif Saleh 14'), 
                    Munther Abdullah, Ismail Ismail, Bakhit Saad, Adnan Al-Talyani, 
                    Zuhair Saeed, Hassan Mubarak, Mohamed Mohamed (Khamis Saad 86'), 
                    Hassan Ahmed, Ahmed Ahmed.
Kuwait:             Falah Al-Majidi, Osama Abdullah (Wail Al-Habashi 59' 
                    (Hani Al-Saqer 69')), Jamal Abdulrahman, Yousif Al-Dakhi,
                    Mohammad Al-Khaledi, Bader Al-Halabeej, Bashar Abdulaziz, 
                    Abdullah Seehan, Fawaz Al-Ahmed, Esam Sakeen, Jassem Al-Houwaidi.
Referee:            Masayoshi Okada (Japan).
Coaches:            Kuwait: Milan Mčala (Czech Republic).

18/12/1996, Abu Dhabi, Zayed City Sports Stadium, 35000
Asian Cup Semi Final
IRAN                0
SAUDI ARABIA        0
Saudi Arabia won 4-3 on penalties.
Iran:               Nima Nakisa (Ahmed Abedzadeh 117'), Naeem Sadavi, Karim Bagheri,
                    Mohammad Ali Peyavani, Ali Reza Mansourian (Darioush Yazdani 85'),
                    Hamid Reza Estili, Ali Daei, Khodadad Azizi (Mahdi Mahdavikia 111'),
                    Mohammad Khakpour, Farshad Falahatzade, Mehrdad Minavand.
Saudi Arabia:       Mohammed Al-Deayea, Mohammed Al-Jahani, Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi
                    (Ahmed Madani 46'), Abdullah Zubromawi, Khalid Al-Temawi, 
                    Sami Al-Jaber (Abdullah Al-Dossary 68'), Fahad Mahalel,
                    Hussain Sulimani, Khalid Al-Mowaled, Youssif Al-Thunaian 
                    (Ibrahim Al-Harbi 74'), Khamis Al-Dossari.
Referee:            Gamal El Ghandour (Egypt).
Coaches:            Iran: Mohammad Mayeli Kohan.
                    Saudi Arabia: Eduardo Vingada (Portugal).
Cards:              Iran: Ali Daei [Y 7'], Mohammad Khakpour [Y 60'], 
                          Mehrdad Minavand [Y 64'].
                    Saudi Arabia: Abdullah Zubrim [Y 20'], Khalid Al-Mowaled [Y 36'].
Penalties:          Iran: Ali Daei (miss), Mohammad Ali Peyrovani, Hamid Reza Estili,
                          Karim Bagheri.
                    Saudi Arabia: Hussain Sulaimani, Abdullah Zubrim, Khalid Al-Wowaled,
                                  Ahmed Madani.

21/12/1996, Abu Dhabi, Zayed City Sports Stadium, 60000
Asian Cup 3/4 Place
KUWAIT              1 (Jassem Al-Houwaidi 15')
IRAN                1 (Ali Daei 40')
Iran won 3-2 on penalties.
Kuwait:             Falah Al-Majidi (Khaled Al-Fadhli 89'), Osama Abdullah 
                    (Sami Al-Lenqawi 26'), Jamal Abdulrahman, Mohammad Al-Khaledi,
                    Bader Al-Halabeej, Basher Abdulaziz, Abdullah Seehan, 
                    Fawaz Al-Ahmed, Ayman Al-Husaini (Hani Al-Saqer 24'), Esam Sakeen, 
                    Jassem Al-Houwaidi.
Iran:               Ahmed Abedzadeh, Naeem Sadavi, Ali Akbar Ostadasadi 
                    (Farshad Falahatzade 89'), Karim Bagheri, Mohammed Ali Peyavani, 
                    Ali Reza Mansourian, Hamid Reza Estili, Ali Daei, Khodadad Azizi 
                    (Seyed Ali Mousavi 77'), Mohammad Khakpour, Mehrdad Minavand 
                    (Motraba Moharrani 86').
Referee:            Kim Young-jo (South Korea).
Coaches:            Kuwait: Milan Mčala (Czech Republic).
                    Iran: Mohammad Mayeli Kohan.
Penalties:          0-0 Sami Al-Lenqawi (miss), 0-1 Hamid Reza Estili, 
                    1-1 Osama Abdullah, 1-1 Motraba Moharrami (post), 
                    1-1 Jamal Abdulrahman (save), 1-2 Mohammad Ali Peyrovani,
                    2-2 Abdullah Seehan, 2-3 Karim Bagheri, 
                    2-3 Jassem Al-Houwaidi (save).
Note:               No extra time was played due to the final being played on the 
                    same day.

21/12/1996, Abu Dhabi, Zayed City Sports Stadium, 60000
Asian Cup Final
UAE                 0
SAUDI ARABIA        0
Saudi Arabia won 4-2 on penalties.
UAE:                Muhsin Fairouz, Munther Abdullah, Yousif Saleh, Ismail Ismail, 
                    Bakhit Saad (Abdulaziz Mohamed 46'), Adnan Al-Talyani 
                    (Khamis Saad 91'), Hassan Mubarak, Mohamed Mohamed, Hassan Ahmed,
                    Ahmed Ahmed, Abdel Ahmed (Zuhair Saeed 46').
Saudi Arabia:       Mohammed Al-Deayea, Mohammed Al-Jahani, Mohammad Al-Khilaiwi
                    (Ibrahim Al-Harbi 77'), Abdullah Zubromawi, Khalid Al-Temawi,
                    Sami Al-Jaber (Abdullah Al-Dossary 62'), Fahad Mahalel 
                    (Hamzeh Falatah 80'), Hussain Sulimani, Khalid Al-Mowalad, 
                    Youssif Al-Thunaian, Khamis Al-Dossari.
Referee:            Mohammed Nazri Abdullah (Malaysia).
Coaches:            Saudi Arabia: Eduardo Vingada (Portugal).

1996 overview


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