Asian Nations Cup 2007 - Qualifying - Match Details

GROUP A

[Feb 22]

In Yokohama (Nissan Stadium)
Japan 6 (Shinji Ono 32, Seiichiro Maki 58, Takashi Fukunishi 68,
     Tatsuhiko Kubo 79, 90+3, Hisato Sato 83)
India 0
HT: 1-0. Att: 38,025. Ref: Huang Junjie (China).
JPN: 23-Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi; 21-Akira Kaji, 5-Tsuneyasu Miyamoto 
     (24-Teruyuki Moniwa 72), 22-Yuji Nakazawa, 14-Alessandro Santos;
     15-Takashi Fukunishi, 18-Shinji Ono (4-Yasuhito Endo 72),
     35-Makoto Hasebe, 8-Mitsuo Ogasawara; 36-Seiichiro Maki (37-Hisato
     Sato 76), 9-Tatsuhiko Kubo.
Coach: Zico (Brazil).
IND: 1-Sandip Nandy; 17-Irungbam Surkumar Singh, 14-Mahesh Gawli,
     3-Nanjangud Shivananju Manju, 41-Pradeep Naduparambil Pappachan
     (16-James Lukram Singh 82); 7-Mehtab Hussain, 23-Sanjeev Kumar
     Maria, 4-Mehrajuddin Wadoo (9-Manjit Singh 77), 18-Krishnan Nair
     Ajayan; 10-Syed Rahim Nabi; 15-Baichung Bhutia .
Coach: Syed Naeemuddin.
Booked: JPN - Ogasawara 60.
        IND - Mehtab 53.

In Sana'a (Ali Mohsen Al-Muraisi Stadium)
Yemen 0
Saudi Arabia 4 (Ahmed Al Sawailh 14, 89, Mohammed Al Shlhoub 77, 90+2)
HT: 0-1. Att: 55,000. Ref: Saad Kameel Al Fadhli (Kuwait).
YEM: 1-Muaad Abdulwali; 2-Mohammed Salem (13-Ahmed Al-Wadi 86),
     4-Khaled Afara , 5-Yaser Al-Baadani, 6-Salem Saeed Abdullah,
     19-Esam Awan (9-Radwan Yahya 60); 14-Ali Al-Omqy, 15-Akram
     Al-Worafi, 18-Fadhl Al-Aroomi (24-Nashwan Eissa 80); 10-Ali
     Al-Nono, 40-Fekri Al-Hubaishi.
Coach: Rabeh Saadane (Algeria).
KSA: 1-Mohammed Al Deayea ; 3-Redha Fallatah, 4-Hamad Al Montashari
     (13-Osama Al Harbi 23), 12-Abdul Aziz Khathran, 15-Ahmed Al-Bahri;
     8-Abdullatif Al Ghannam, 16-Khaled Aziz Al Thaker, 18-Nawaf Al
     Temyat (7-Mohammed Ameen Haidar 59); 10-Mohammed Al Shalhoub,
     20-Yasser Al Qahtani (32-Alaa Al Kwykbi 71), 31-Ahmed Al Suwailh.
Coach: Marcos Paqueta (Brazil).
Booked: YEM - Al-Aroomi 29, Al-Baadani 45+3.

[Mar 1]

In New Delhi (DR Ambedkar Stadium)
India 0
Yemen 3 (Salem Abdullah 6, Fekri Al-Hubaishi 43, Ali Al-Nono 56pen)
HT: 0-2. Att: 8,000. Ref: Mohseen Torky (Iran).
IND: 1-Sandip Nandy; 17-Irungbam Surkumar Singh, 42-Deepak Kumar Mondal,
     23-Sanjeev Kumar Maria, 41-Pradeep Naduparambil Pappachan;
     7-Mehtab Hussain (12-Dharamjit Singh 75), 4-Mehrajuddin Wadoo
     (19-MA Abdul Hakkim 61), 44-Micky Fernandes, 16-James Lukram Singh
     (9-Manjit Singh 42); 10-Syed Rahim Nabi, 15-Baichung Bhutia .
Coach: Syed Naeemuddin.
YEM: 1-Muaad Abdulwali; 2-Mohammed Salem, 6-Salem Abdullah, 13-Ahmed
     Al-Wadi, 19-Esam Awn, 14-Ali Al-Omqy (8-Mohammed Al-Tahoos 70),
     15-Akram Al-Worafi, 16-Mohanad Munassar, 18-Fadhl Al-Aroomi
     (24-Nashwan Eissa 83), 10-Ali Al-Nono, 40-Fekri Al-Hubaishi
     (7-Fathi Ahmed 85).   
Coach: Rabeh Saadane (Algeria).
Booked: YEM - Al-Wadi 3.

[Aug 16]

In Kolkata (Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium)
India 0
Saudi Arabia 3 (Hussain Sulaimani 2, Yasser Al Qahtani 18, 52)
HT: 0-2. Att: 10,000. Ref: Satop Tongkhan (Thailand).
IND: 1-Sandip Nandy; 17-Irungbam Surkumar Singh, 42-Deepak Kumar Mondal,
     3-Manju Nanjangud Shivananju, 41-Pradeep Naduparambil Pappachan
     (33-Alvito D'Cunha 74); 4-Mehrajuddin Wadoo, 6-Shanmugham
     Venkatesh (47-Anupam Sarkar 86), 9-Manjit Singh, 12-Steven Dias,
     53-Renedy Singh Potsangbam (5-Samir Naik 68); 15-Bhaichung Bhutia .
Coach: Robert Houghton (United Kingdom).
KSA: 42-Mohammad Ibrahim Khojah; 2-Ahmed Dokhi Al Dosari, 3-Redha Taker
     Fallatah, 5-Naif Al Qadi, 12-Abdul Aziz Khathran, 24-Hussain Abdul
     Gani Sulaimani , 7-Mohammed Ameen Haidar, 14-Saud Khariri
     (8-Abdullatif Al Ghannam 63), 37-Omar Al Ghamdi, 20-Yasser Al
     Qahtani (19-Eysa Al Mahyani 76), 43-Saleh Bashar Al Dosari 
     (32-Alaa Al Kwykbi 60).
Coach: Marcos Paqueta (Brazil).
Booked: IND - Mehrajuddin 81.
        KSA - Khariri 33, Yasser 67, Taker 85.

In Niigata (Niigata Stadium Big Swan)
Japan 2 (Yuki Abe 70, Hisato Sato 90+1)
Yemen 0
HT: 0-0. Att: 40,913. Ref: Lee Gi-young (South Korea).
JPN: 23-Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi ; 21-Akira Kaji, 20-Keisuke Tsuboi,
     45-Marcus Tulio Tanaka, 31-Yuichi Komano (51-Naotake Hanyu 46),
     30-Yuki Abe, 55-Keita Suzuki, 4-Yasuhito Endo (57-Yuto Sato 71),
     14-Alessandro Santos, 38-Tatsuya Tanaka (37-Hisato Sato 89),
     36-Seiichiro Maki.
Coach: Ivica Osim (Austria).
YEM: 25-Salem Saeed; 2-Mohammed Salem, 6-Salem Saeed Abdullah ,
     13-Ahmad Al-Wadi, 16-Mohanad Munassar, 37-Wasim Al-Qor, 14-Ali
     Al-Omqy (9-Radwan Yahya 76), 15-Akram Al-Worafi (41-Saleh
     Al-Shehri 81), 23-Mohammed Al Wah, 10-Ali Al-Nono, 40-Fekri
     Al-Hubaishi (43-Mohammed Al-Mang 62).
Coach: Ahmed Al-Raeai.
Booked: YEM - Fekri 20, Al Qor 57, S Saeed 58, S Abdullah 73, M Salem
        90+1.

[Sep 3]

In Jeddah (Prince Abdullah Al Faisal Stadium)
Saudi Arabia 1 (Saleh Bashar Al Dosari 73)
Japan 0
HT: 0-0. Att: 15,000. Ref: Shamsul Maidin (Singapore).
KSA: 42-Mohammad Ibrahim Khojah; 2-Ahmed Dokhi Al Dosari, 3-Redha Taker
     Fallatah, 5-Naif Al Qadi, 12-Abdul Aziz Khathran (27-Abdoh Autef
     59); 37-Omar Al Ghamdi (46-Bader Al Hagbani 55), 14-Saud Khariri,
     7-Mohammed Ameen Haidar, 24-Hussain Abdul Gani Sulaimani, 19-Eysa
     Al Mahyani (31-Ahmed Al Suwailh 71), 43-Saleh Bashar Al Dosari.
Coach: Marcos Paqueta (Brazil).
JPN: 23-Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi; 21-Akira Kaji, 20-Keisuke Tsuboi,
     45-Marcus Tulio Tanaka, 31-Yuichi Komano, 55-Keita Suzuki
     (51-Naotake Hanyu 81), 30-Yuki Abe, 4-Yasuhito Endo, 14-Alessandro
     Santos, 38-Tatsuya Tanaka (37-Hisato Sato 66), 36-Seiichiro Maki
     (65-Kazuki Ganaha 74).
Coach: Ivica Osim (Austria).
Booked: KSA - Saleh Bashar 79.

[Sep 6]

In Jeddah (Prince Abdullah Al Faisal Stadium)
Saudi Arabia 7 (Saleh Bashar Al Dosari 31, 46, Eysa Al Mahyani 34,
     Mohammed Ameen Haidar 57, Bader Al Hagbani 62, Ahmed Al Suwailh
     79, 86)
India 1 (Manju Nanjangud Shivananju 22)
HT: 2-1. Att: 3,000. Ref: Mohamed Omar Al Saeedi (UAE).
KSA: 42-Mohammad Ibrahim Khojah; 45-Hassan Fallatah, 3-Redha Taker
     Fallatah, 5-Naif Al Qadi, 24-Hussain Abdul Gani Sulaimani ,
     7-Mohammed Ameen Haidar (33-Mohammed Massad Al Mowallad 65),
     14-Saud Khariri, 19-Eysa Al Mahyani (31-Ahmed Al Suwailh 77),
     27-Abdoh Autef, 46-Bader Al Hagbani, 43-Saleh Bashar Al Dosari
     (32-Alaa Al Kwykbi 53).
Coach: Marcos Paqueta (Brazil).
IND: 1-Sandip Nandy; 17-Irungbam Surkumar Singh, 42-Deepak Kumar Mondal,
     3-Manju Nanjangud Shivananju (23-Sanjeev Maria 81),
     41-Pradeep Naduparambil Pappachan, 47-Anupam Sarkar, 4-Mehrajuddin
     Wadoo, 9-Manjit Singh (10-Syed Rahim Nabi 64), 12-Steven Dias,
     53-Renedy Singh Potsangbam, 15-Bhaichung Bhutia .
Coach: Robert Houghton (United Kingdom).
Booked: KSA - Khariri 86, Taker 88.
        IND - Pradeep 70.

In Sana'a (Ali Mohsen Al-Muraisi Stadium)
Yemen 0
Japan 1 (Kazuki Ganaha 90+1)
HT: 0-0. Att: 7,000. Ref: Mahmood Mohd Jumaa Al Ghatrifi (Oman).
YEM: 25-Salem Saeed; 2-Mohammed Salem, 6-Salem Saeed Abdullah ,
     13-Ahmed Al-Wadi, 37-Wasim Al-Qor; 14-Ali Al-Omqy (9-Radwan Yahya
     77), 15-Akram Al-Worafi, 16-Mohanad Munassar, 23-Mohammed Al Wah
     (43-Mohammed Al-Mang 85), 41-Saleh Al-Shehri (26-Yaser Basuhai
     65), 10-Ali Al-Nono.
Coach: Ahmed Al-Raeai.
JPN: 23-Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi ; 21-Akira Kaji, 20-Keisuke Tsuboi,
     45-Marcus Tulio Tanaka, 14-Alessandro Santos; 30-Yuki Abe,
     55-Keita Suzuki, 4-Yasuhito Endo, 51-Naotake Hanyu (65-Kazuki
     Ganaha 73); 38-Tatsuya Tanaka (37-Hisato Sato 46), 36-Seiichiro
     Maki (72-Tsukasa Umezaki 90+3).
Coach: Ivica Osim (Austria).
Booked: YEM - Al-Qor 35.

[Oct 11]

In Bangalore (Sree Kanterava Stadium)
India 0
Japan 3 (Ryuji Bando 22, 43, Kengo Nakamura 81)
HT: 0-2. Att: 5,000. Ref: Chan Siu-kee (Hong Kong).
IND: 1-Sandip Nandy; 17-Irungbam Surkumar Singh, 42-Deepak Kumar Mondal
     (47-Anupam Sarkar 14), 23-Sanjeev Maria, 3-Manju Nanjangud
     Shivananju, 12-Steven Dias, 6-Shanmugam Venkatesh (33-Alvito
     D'Cunha 84), 41-Pradeep Naduparampil Pappachan, 53-Renedy Singh
     Potsangbam, 15-Bhaichung Bhutia , 9-Manjit Singh (58-Sunil
     Chhetri 66).
Coach: Robert Houghton (United Kingdom).
JPN: 23-Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi ; 69-Hiroki Mizumoto (35-Makoto Hasebe
     46), 30-Yuki Abe, 26-Yasuyuki Konno, 31-Yuichi Komano,
     14-Alessandro Santos, 55-Keita Suzuki, 53-Kengo Nakamura,
     60-Satoshi Yamagishi, 74-Ryuji Bando (37-Hisato Sato 68),
     36-Seiichiro Maki (65-Kazuki Ganaha 65).
Coach: Ivica Osim (Austria).
Booked: IND - Anupam 34, Manju 86.

In Jeddah (Prince Abdullah Al Faisal Stadium)
Saudi Arabia 5 (Saleh Bashar Al Dosari 22, Mohammed Ameen Haidar 27,
     Hassan Fallatah 66, Eysa Al Mahyani 68, 90+2)
Yemen 0
HT: 2-0. Att: 1,500. Ref: Ala Abdul Kadir Nema (Iraq).
KSA: 21-Zaid Mabrouk; 4-Hamad Al Montashari, 5-Naif Al Qadi (47-Osama
     Hawsawi 68), 24-Hussain Abdul Gani Sulaimani , 45-Hassan
     Fallatah; 7-Mohammed Ameen Haidar, 19-Eysa Al Mahyani, 46-Bader Al
     Hagbani, 49-Abdullah Al Dosari (15-Ahmed Al Bahri 76), 43-Saleh
     Bashar Al Dosari (31-Ahmed Al Suwailh 65), 10-Mohammed Al Shalhoub.
Coach: Marcos Paqueta (Brazil).
YEM: 25-Salem Saeed; 2-Mohammed Salem, 6-Salem Saeed Abdullah 
     (42-Khaled Al-Tahesh 73), 13-Ahmed Al-Wadi, 37-Wasim Al-Qor;
     14-Ali Al-Omqy (9-Radwan Yahya 74), 15-Akram Al-Worafi, 16-Mohanad
     Munassar, 23-Mohammed Al Wah, 10-Ali Al-Nono, 26-Yaser Basuhai
     (41-Saleh Al-Shehri 85).
Coach: Ahmed Al-Raeai.
Booked: KSA - Saleh Bashar 62.
        YEM - M Salem 26, Al Wah 45, Mohanad 90+1.

[Nov 15]

In Sapporo (Sapporo Dome)
Japan 3 (Marcus Tulio Tanaka 20, Kazuki Ganaha 29, 50)
Saudi Arabia 1 (Yasser Al Qahtani 33pen)
HT: 2-1. Att: 40,965. Ref: Mark Shield (Australia).
JPN: 23-Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi ; 30-Yuki Abe, 45-Marcus Tulio Tanaka,
     26-Yasuyuki Konno, 21-Akira Kaji, 31-Yuichi Komano, 55-Keita
     Suzuki, 53-Kengo Nakamura, 14-Alessandro Santos (60-Satoshi
     Yamagishi 65), 36-Seiichiro Maki (51-Naotake Hanyu 87), 65-Kazuki
     Ganaha (80-Daiki Takamatsu 74).
Coach: Ivica Osim (Austria).
KSA: 41-Yasser Al Mosailem; 2-Ahmed Dokhi Al Dosari (45-Hassan Fallatah
     77), 3-Redha Taker Fallatah, 4-Hamad Al Montashari, 24-Hussain
     Abdul Gani Sulaimani , 7-Mohammed Ameen Haidar (10-Mohammed Al
     Shalhoub 63), 16-Khaled Aziz Al Thaker, 19-Eysa Al Mahyani
     (31-Ahmed Al Suwailh 56), 37-Omar Al Ghamdi, 51-Saleh Al Saqri,
     20-Yasser Al Qahtani.
Coach: Marcos Paqueta (Brazil).
Booked: JPN - Nakamura 38, Kaji 39.
        KSA - Al Montashari 40, 90+2.
Sent off: KSA - Al Montashari 90+2.

In Sana'a (Ali Mohsen Al-Muraisi Stadium)
Yemen 2 (Nashwan Al-Haggam 60, Ali Al-Nono 82)
India 1 (Pradeep Naduparampil Pappachan 54)
HT: 0-0. Att: 5,500. Ref: Hassan Marshoud (Jordan).
YEM: 1-Muaad Abdulwali ; 5-Yaser Al-Baadani, 6-Salem Saeed Abdullah,
     13-Ahmed Al-Wadi, 43-Mohammed Al-Mang (15-Akram Al-Worafi 47),
     14-Ali Al-Omqy, 16-Mohanad Munassar, 29-Nashwan Al-Haggam,
     41-Saleh Al-Shehri (38-Awsam Omar 69); 8-Mohammed Al-Tahoos
     (37-Wasim Al-Qor 58), 10-Ali Al-Nono.
Coach: Ahmed Al-Raeai.
IND: 1-Sandip Nandy; 3-Manju Nanjangud Shivananju, 30-Habibur Rahman,
     41-Pradeep Naduparampil Pappachan, 48-Narinder Singh (17-Irungbam
     Surkumar Singh 5), 51-Debabrata Roy; 9-Manjit Singh (59-Tarif
     Ahamed Saikh 81), 12-Steven Dias, 61-Gouramangi Singh Moirangthem;
     10-Syed Rahim Nabi (63-Bungo Thokchom Singh 71), 15-Bhaichung
     Bhutia .
Coach: Robert Houghton (United Kingdom).
Booked: IND - Bhaichung 38, Surkumar 45+3, Manju 58.

     Standings              P   W   D   L   F   A  Pts
     1.JAPAN                6   5   0   1  15   2  15
     2.SAUDI ARABIA         6   5   0   1  21   4  15
     3.Yemen                6   2   0   4   5  13   6
     4.India                6   0   0   6   2  24   0

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GROUP B

[Feb 22]

In Teheran (Azadi Stadium)
Iran 4 (Andranik Timotian 36, Mehrzad Madanchi 48, 61, Ali Daei 83)
Taiwan 0
HT: 1-0. Att: 5,000. Ref: Ala Abdul Kadir Nema (Iraq).
IRN: 30-Vahid Talebloo; 4-Yahya Golmohammadi, 13-Hossein Kaebi,
     20-Mohammad Nosrati; 6-Javad Nekonam, 15-Sayyed Mohammad Alavi
     (36-Mehrzad Madanchi 46), 18-Mojtaba Jabari Kordgeshlaghi,
     24-Andranik Timotian (23-Javad Kazemian 75), 27-Sattar Zare,
     10-Ali Daei , 40-Rasoul Khatibi (29-Siyavash Akbarpour 65).
TPE: 1-Lu Kun-chi; 2-Kao Hao-chieh, 3-Tsai Sheng-an, 4-Kuo Chun-yi,
     5-Cheng Yung-jen , 18-Lee Meng-chian, 6-Feng Pao-hsing, 14-Chang
     Fu-hsiang (8-Tai Hung-hsu 69), 23-Liang Chien-wei, 19-Chuang Wei-
     lun (7-Huang Cheng-tsung 82), 30-Chen Po-liang (15-Chen Yi-wei 46).
Coach: Toshiaki Imai (Japan).
Booked: TPE - Hao-chieh 37, Chien-wei 59, Meng-chian 72.

In Aleppo (Al Hamdania Stadium)
Syria 1 (Firas Al Khatib 49)
South Korea 2 (Kim Do-heon 5, Lee Chun-soo 50)
HT: 0-1. Att: 35,000. Ref: Shamsul Maidin (Singapore).
SYR: 1-Redwan Al Azhar; 2-Rafat Mohammad, 4-Mohammad Istanbali, 15-Anas
     Al Khoujah (5-Adeb Barakat 90+5), 17-Abdul Dakka, 23-Feras Esmaeel
     (30-Ali Dyab 25); 6-Jehad Alhoussain, 8-Mahmoud Alamena (18-Abdul
     Alhousain 76), 19-Yahya Al Rached; 10-Firas Al Khatib, 20-Zyad
     Chaabo.
Coach: Miloslav Radinovic.
KOR: 1-Lee Woon-jae; 23-Cho Won-hee, 6-Kim Jin-kyu, 4-Choi Jin-cheul,
     3-Kim Dong-jin (13-Kim Sang-Sik), 8-Kim Do-heon, 17-Lee Ho; 19-Kim
     Nam-il, 14-Lee Chun-soo (21-Baek Ji-hoon 90+5), 20-Lee Dong-gook,
     16-Chung Kyung-ho (10-Park Chu-young 54).
Coach: Dick Advocaat (Netherlands).
Booked: SYR - Alamena 29, Dyab 40, R Mohammad 45, Alhousain 77.
        KOR - Nam-il 17, Dong-jin 61, Dong-gook 66, Lee Ho 67, Jin-cheul 70.

[Mar 1]

In Taipei (Chungsan Stadium)
Taiwan 0
Syria 4 (Zyad Chabbo 29, 58, Jehad Alhoussain 45, Firas Al Khatib 64)
HT: 0-2. Att: 700. Ref: O Son-il (North Korea).
TPE: 1-Lu Kun-chi; 2-Kao Hao-chieh, 3-Tsai Sheng-an, 4-Kuo Chun-yi,
     5-Cheng Yung-jen , 24-Lin Che-min; 6-Feng Pao-hsing, 8-Tai Hung-
     hsu, 14-Chang Fu-hsiang (7-Huang Cheng-tsung 76), 23-Liang Chien-
     wei; 19-Chuang Wei-lun.
Coach: Toshiaki Imai (Japan).
SYR: 1-Redwan Al Azhar (22-Adnan Al Hafez 76); 2-Rafat Mohammad ,
     3-Majd Homsi (12-Salah Shahrour 73), 4-Mohammad Istanbali, 15-Anas
     Al Khoujah, 17-Abdul Dakka; 6-Jehad Alhoussain (7-Meaataz Kailouni
     71), 8-Mahmoud Alamena, 19-Yahya Al Rached; 10-Firas Al Khatib,
     20-Zyad Chaabo.
Booked: SYR - Homsi 5.

[Aug 16]

In Taipei (Chungsan Stadium)
Taiwan 0
South Korea 3 (Ahn Jung-hwan 32, Jung Jo-gook 55, Kim Do-heon 81)
HT: 0-1. Att: 1,300. Ref: Subrata Sarkar (India).
TPE: 1-Lu Kun-chi; 2-Kao Hao-chieh, 4-Kuo Chun-yi, 24-Lin Che-min
     (29-Hsieh Meng-hsuan 73), 45-Tu Chu-hsien ; 6-Feng Pao-hsing,
     23-Liang Chien-wei (41-Chiang Shih-lu 87), 43-Lin Tsung-jen;
     19-Chuang Wei-lun, 30-Chen Po-liang, 42-Huang Wei-yi (28-Lee
     Yu-shan 85).
Coach: Toshiaki Imai (Japan).
KOR: 31-Kim Young-kwang; 6-Kim Jin-kyu, 13-Kim Sang-sik, 12-Song
     Chong-gug, 11-Jang Hack-young; 7-Kim Nam-il , 38-Lee Eul-yong,
     15-Kim Jung-woo (30-Oh Beom-seok 90+1), 14-Lee Chun-soo (10-Park
     Chu-young 66), 37-Ahn Jung-hwan (8-Kim Do-heon 71), 19-Jung
     Jo-gook.
Coach: Pim Verbeek (Netherlands).
Booked: TPE - Tsung-jen 21, Pao-shing 90+1.
        KOR - Eul-yong 34, Jo-gook 46.

In Teheran (Azadi Stadium)
Iran 1 (Javad Nekonam 72)
Syria 1 (Zyad Chaabo 88)
HT: 0-0. Att: 40,000. Ref: Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan).
IRN: 30-Vahid Talebloo; 28-Amirhossein Sadeghi, 41-Hadi Shakouri,
     2-Mehdi Mahdavikia  (23-Javad Kazemian 68), 36-Mehrzad Madanchi
     (17-Iman Mobali 69), 6-Javad Nekonam, 11-Alireza Vahedi Nikbakht,
     24-Andranik Timotian, 16-Gholamreza Enayati, 40-Rasoul Khatibi
     (47-Hossein Kazemi 87), 45-Mahmoud Fekri.
Coach: Ardeshir Ghalehncy.
SYR: 25-Mowsaab Balhowss; 2-Rafat Mohammad, 13-Aatef Jenyat, 30-Ali
     Dyab, 33-Tarek Aljabban , 36-Khaled Mansor Al Baba; 8-Mahmoud
     Alamena (34-Wael Ayan 66), 19-Mhd Yhya Al Rached (14-Majed Al Haj
     77), 21-Mootassem Alaya (38-Bakri Tarab 84); 9-Maher Al Sayed,
     20-Zyad Chaabo.
Booked: IRN - Shakouri 85.
        SYR - Al Baba 61, Balhowss 67, Alaya 74.

[Sep 2]

In Seoul (Seoul World Cup Stadium)
South Korea 1 (Seol Ki-hyeon 45+1)
Iran 1 (Vahid Hashemian 90+3)
HT: 1-0. Att: 63,113. Ref: Matthew Breeze (Australia).
KOR: 31-Kim Young-kwang; 34-Lee Young-pyo, 13-Kim Sang-sik, 12-Song
     Chong-gug, 3-Kim Dong-jin; 7-Kim Nam-il , 8-Kim Do-heon (38-Lee
     Eul-yong 79), 17-Lee Ho, 33-Park Ji-sung; 35-Seol Ki-hyeon, 9-Cho
     Jae-jin.
Coach: Pim Verbeek (Netherlands).
IRN: 1-Ebrahim Mirzapour; 5-Rahman Rezaei, 20-Mohammad Nosrati, 2-Mehdi
     Mahdavikia , 6-Javad Nekonam, 8-Ali Karimi, 11-Alireza Vahedi
     Nikbakht (13-Hossein Kaebi 68), 36-Mehrdad Madanchi (50-Farhad
     Majidi 55), 24-Andranik Timotian (29-Siyavash Akbarpour 90);
     9-Vahid Hashemian, 45-Mahmoud Fekri.
Coach: Ardeshir Ghalehncy.

[Sep 6]

In Suwon (Suwon World Cup Stadium)
South Korea 8 (Seol Ki-hyeon 3, 43, Jung Jo-gook 5, 45, 89, Cho Jae-jin
     64pen, 83pen, Kim Do-heon 78)
Taiwan 0
HT: 4-0. Att: 21,053. Ref: Chandrasiri Arambakade Gedara (Sri Lanka).
KOR: 1-Lee Woon-jae; 34-Lee Young-pyo (11-Jang Hack-young 54), 13-Kim
     Sang-sik, 12-Song Chong-gug, 3-Kim Dong-jin, 7-Kim Nam-il , 8-Kim
     Do-heon, 33-Park Ji-sung (40-Choi Sung-kuk 54), 35-Seol Ki-hyeon
     (21-Baek Ji-hoon 77); 9-Cho Jae-jin, 19-Jung Jo-gook.
Coach: Pim Verbeek (Netherlands).
TPE: 1-Lu Kun-chi; 2-Kao Hao-chieh, 4-Kuo Chun-yi, 5-Cheng Yung-jen ,
     24-Lin Che-min, 45-Tu Chu-hsien; 6-Feng Pao-hsing, 25-Hung Kai-
     chun (19-Chuang Wei-lun 46), 41-Chiang Shih-lu, 43-Lin Tsung-jen,
     23-Liang Chien-wei (8-Tai Hung-hsu 74).
Coach: Toshiaki Imai (Japan).
Booked: TPE - Wei-lun 66, Che-min 82.

In Damascus (Al-Abbasiyyin Stadium)
Syria 0
Iran 2 (Mohammad Nosrati 27, Javad Nekonam 55)
HT: 0-1. Att: 10,000. Ref: Kazuhiko Matsumura (Japan).
SYR: 25-Mowsaab Balhowss; 2-Rafat Mohammad, 13-Aatef Jenyat (34-Wael
     Ayan 14), 30-Ali Dyab, 33-Tarek Aljabban , 36-Khaled Mansor Al
     Baba; 6-Jehad Alhoussain, 21-Mootassem Alaya (19-Mhd Yhya Al
     Rached 69), 9-Maher Al Sayed, 10-Firas Al Khatib (14-Majed Al Haj
     59), 20-Zyad Chaabo.
Coach: Fajer Ebrahim.
IRN: 1-Ebrahim Mirzapour; 5-Rahman Rezaei, 20-Mohammad Nosrati, 2-Mehdi
     Mahdavikia , 6-Javad Nekonam, 8-Ali Karimi (36-Mehrzad Madanchi
     90), 11-Alireza Vahedi Nikbakht, 24-Andranik Timotian, 9-Vahid
     Hashemian (50-Farhad Majidi 76), 16-Gholamreza Enayati, 45-Mahmoud
     Fekri (28-Amirhossein Sadeghi 28).
Coach: Ardeshir Ghalehncy.
Booked: SYR - Al Baba 51, Alhoussain 56, Alaya 60, Dyab 86.
        IRN - Nosrati 21, Sadeghi 90+2.
Sent off: SYR - Dyab 86.
          IRN - Sadeghi 90+2.

[Oct 11]

In Taipei (Taipei Municipal Stadium)
Taiwan 0
Iran 2 (Ali Karimi 11, 58)
HT: 0-1. Att: 2,000. Ref: Tayeb Hassan Shamsuzzaman (Bangladesh).
TPE: 1-Lu Kun-chi; 2-Kao Hao-chieh, 4-Kuo Chun-yi, 5-Cheng Yung-jen ,
     33-Chen Yu-lin, 45-Tu Chu-hsien; 6-Feng Pao-hsing, 7-Huang Cheng-
     tsung (29-Hsieh Meng-hsuan 84), 23-Liang Chien-wei; 19-Chuang
     Wei-lun (41-Chiang Shih-lu 69), 42-Huang Wei-yi (30-Chen Po-liang
     76).
Coach: Toshiaki Imai (Japan).
IRN: 12-Hassan Rodbarian; 5-Rahman Rezaei, 13-Hossein Kaebi (23-Javad
     Kazemian 60), 20-Mohammad Nosrati, 2-Mehdi Mahdavikia , 6-Javad
     Nekonam, 8-Ali Karimi, 56-Pejman Nouri Rodsari; 16-Gholamreza
     Enayati (50-Farhad Majidi 78), 40-Rasoul Khatibi.
Coach: Ardeshir Ghalehncy.
Booked: TPE - Hao-chieh 29, 75, Yung-jen 37, Shih-lu 86.
        IRN - Mahdavikia 29.
Sent off: TPE - Hao-chieh 75.

In Seoul (Seoul World Cup Stadium)
South Korea 1 (Cho Jae-jin 9)
Syria 1 (Maher Al Sayed 18)
HT: 1-1. Att: 24,140. Ref: Chaiwat Kunsuta (Thailand).
KOR: 31-Kim Young-kwang; 34-Lee Young-pyo, 13-Kim Sang-sik, 12-Song
     Chong-gug, 3-Kim Dong-jin; 7-Kim Nam-il , 8-Kim Do-heon, 15-Kim
     Jung-woo, 40-Choi Sung-kuk, 35-Seol Ki-hyeon, 9-Cho Jae-jin.
Coach: Pim Verbeek (Netherlands).
SYR: 25-Mowsaab Balhowss; 5-Adeb Barakat, 13-Aatef Jenyat (3-Majd Al
     Dden Homsi 79), 15-Anas Al Khojah, 17-Abd Al Kader Dakka, 33-Tarek
     Aljabban , 38-Bakri Tarab, 8-Mahmoud Alamena (37-Abdwl Fatah Al
     Aga 71), 34-Wael Ayan; 9-Maher Al Sayed (27-Samer Aouad 87),
     20-Zyad Chaabo.
Coach: Fajer Ebrahim.
Booked: SYR - Aljabban 42, Tarab 69.

[Nov 15]

In Teheran (Azadi Stadium)
Iran 2 (Gholamreza Enayati 48, Gholamhossein Badamaki 90+1)
South Korea 0
HT: 0-0. Att: 30,000. Ref: Abdulhameed Ebrahim (Bahrain).
IRN: 12-Hassan Rodbarian; 28-Amirhossein Sadeghi, 45-Mahmoud Fekri ,
     20-Mohammad Nosrati, 11-Alireza Vahedi Nikbakht, 6-Javad Nekonam,
     24-Andranik Timotian, 23-Javad Kazemian (57-Gholamhossein Badamaki
     77), 16-Gholamreza Enayati (40-Rasoul Khatibi 70), 8-Ali Karimi,
     9-Vahid Hashemian (41-Hadi Shakouri 88).
Coach: Ardeshir Ghalehncy.
KOR: 31-Kim Young-kwang; 6-Kim Jin-kyu, 3-Kim Dong-jin, 56-Kim Chi-woo
     (54-Yang Sang-min 41), 23-Cho Won-hee (42-Cho Sung-hwan 87),
     40-Choi Sung-kuk (58-Yeom Ki-hun 77), 15-Kim Jung-woo, 17-Lee Ho,
     14-Lee Chun-soo , 19-Jung Jo-gook, 59-Kim Dong-hun.
Coach: Pim Verbeek (Netherlands).
Booked: KOR - Lee Ho 39, Jin-kyu 42, Jung-woo 54.

In Damascus (Al-Abbasiyyin Stadium)
Syria 3 (Tarek Aljabban 50, Firas Al Khatib 61, 80)
Taiwan 0
HT: 0-0. Att: 1,000. Ref: Abdullah Mohamed Al Hilali (Oman).
SYR: 25-Mowsaab Balhowss; 5-Adeb Barakat, 13-Aatef Jenyat, 17-Abd Al
     Kader Dakka, 33-Tarek Aljabban , 38-Bakri Tarab; 8-Mahmoud
     Alamena (10-Firas Al Khatib 46), 21-Mootassem Alaya, 34-Wael Ayan
     (11-Mohammad Al Hamwi 85); 9-Maher Al Sayed, 20-Zyad Chaabo
     (6-Jehad Alhoussain 46).
Coach: Fajer Ebrahim.
TPE: 1-Lu Kun-chi; 4-Kuo Chun-yi, 5-Cheng Yung-jen , 33-Chen Yu-lin,
     45-Tu Chu-hsien; 6-Feng Pao-hsing, 7-Huang Cheng-tsung (18-Lee
     Meng-chian 65), 23-Liang Chien-wei, 29-Hsieh Meng-hsuan; 19-Chuang
     Wei-lun (41-Chiang Shih-lu 57), 42-Huang Wei-yi (34-Wu Pai-ho 85).
Coach: Toshiaki Imai (Japan).
Booked: SYR - Al Khatib 77.
        TPE - Pao-hsing 88.

     Standings              P   W   D   L   F   A  Pts
     1.IRAN                 6   4   2   0  12   2  14
     2.SOUTH KOREA          6   3   2   1  15   5  11
     3.Syria                6   2   2   2  10   6   8
     4.Taiwan               6   0   0   6   0  24   0

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GROUP C

[Feb 22]

In Amman (Amman International Stadium)
Jordan 3 (Hatem Aqel 28pen, Mahmoud Shelbaieh 36, Badran Al Shagran 40)
Pakistan 0
HT: 3-0. Ref: Muhsen Basma (Syria).
JOR: 12-Lo'ai Elamaireh; 3-Khaled Sa'ed Almalta'ah, 5-Mohammad Khamees,
     16-Faisal Ibrahim Suleiman, 17-Hatem Aqel; 4-Qusai Abu Alieh,
     7-Amer Deeb Khalil (18-Hasan Mahmoud 58), 8-Hassouneh Al Sheikh
     Qasem, 13-Rafat Ali Jaber (11-Anas Al-Zboun 78); 9-Mahmoud
     Shelbaieh, 20-Badran Al Shagran  (21-Ahmad Hayel Ibrahim 70).
Coach: Jamal Abu Abed.
PAK: 1-Jaffar Khan ; 2-Muhammad Naveed Akram, 5-Samar Ishaq,
     14-Mohammad Imran (24-Abid Ali 44; 8-Farooq Shah 67), 23-Misbahul
     Hassan; 11-Abdul Aziz, 19-Khalid Munir, 6-Usman Gondal, 9-Imran
     Hussain, 10-Muhammad Essa, 16-Muhammad Waseem (17-Jamil Ahmed 46).
Coach: Salman Shareeda (Bahrain).
Booked: JOR - Al Shagran 70.
        PAK - Hassan 8, Jaffar 89.

In Dubai (Al Nasr Stadium)
United Arab Emirates 1 (Ismaeil Matar 15)
Oman 0
HT: 1-0. Att: 15,000. Ref: Khalil Ibrahim Al Ghamdi (Saudi Arabia).
UAE: 17-Waleed Salem Al Badrani; 3-Mohammad Khamis Saleh, 4-Omran
     Aljesmi, 8-Haidar Ali Mohamed (18-Ali Al Wehaibi), 21-Humaid
     Fakher Majeed, 25-Mohamed Qassim Al Balooshi; 2-Abdulraheem Jumaa
     Al Jenaibi, 5-Ali Abbas Alhawasin (12-Helal Saeed Al Saedi 89),
     10-Ismail Matar Aljunaibi; 7-Mohammed Omar Ahmed  (24-Subait
     Khater Al Mekhaini 66), 11-Faisal Khalil Al Junaibi.
Coach: Dominique Bathenay (France).
OMN: 26-Ali Al Habsi; 2-Mohamed Rabia Al Noobi , 3-Juma Al Wahaibi,
     17-Hassan Al Gheilani, 12-Ahmed Al Mahaijri, 21-Ahmed Al Mukhaini
     (7-Sultan Al Touqi 67), 25-Khalifa Al Naufali, 9-Hashim Mohamed
     (27-Hassan Al Maghni 63), 10-Fawzi Bait Doorbeen (8-Badar
     Al-Maimani 75), 15-Ismail Al-Ajmi, 20-Amad Al Hosni.
Coach: Srecko Juricic (Croatia).
Booked: UAE - H Ali 12, F Khalil 19, H Fakher 31, O Aljesmi 38,
              M Khamis 65.
        OMN - Khalifa 43, Ahmed M 45, 79, Fawzi 68, M Rabia 69.
Sent off: OMN - Ahmed M 79, M Rabia 90+4.

[Mar 1]

In Karachi (People's Stadium)
Pakistan 1 (Muhammed Essa 60)
United Arab Emirates 4 (Mohammed Qassim 68, Ismail Matar 78, Salam Saad
     81, Saeed Al Kas 88)
HT: 0-0. Att: 10,000. Ref: Satop Tongkhan (Thailand).
PAK: 1-Jaffar Khan ; 2-Muhammad Naveed Akram, 14-Mohammad Imran,
     23-Misbahul Hassan, 8-Farooq Shah (20-Faheem Riaz 61), 11-Abdul
     Aziz, 19-Khalid Munir (21-Muhammad Ismail 78), 22-Javeed Hamza,
     9-Imran Hussain, 10-Muhammad Essa, 13-Safiullah Khan (5-Samar
     Ishaq 32).
Coach: Salman Shareeda (Bahrain).
UAE: 17-Waleed Salem Al Badrani; 3-Mohammed Khamis Saleh, 4-Omran
     Aljesmi, 18-Ali Al Wehaibi, 21-Humaid Fakher Majeed, 25-Mohamed
     Qassim Al Balooshi; 2-Abdulraheem Jumaa Al Jenaibi, 10-Ismaeil
     Matar Aljunaibi, 12-Helal Saeed Al Saedi (24-Subait Khater Al
     Mekhaini 65); 7-Mohammed Omar Ahmed  (23-Salem Saad Alabadla 66),
     11-Faisal Khalil Al Junaibi (19-Saeed Alkas 87).
Coach: Dominique Bathenay (France).
Booked: PAK - Abdul Aziz 17, Hassan 67.
        UAE - S Khater 68, I Matar 77, S Saad 82, S Alkas 89.

In Wattayyah (Police Stadium)
Oman 3 (Hashim Saleh 7, Ismael Sulaiman 18, Hassan Zaher 54)
Jordan 0
HT: 2-0. Att: 11,000. Ref: Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan).
OMN: 26-Ali Al Habsi; 3-Juma Al Wahaibi, 4-Said Suwailim, 17-Hassan Al
     Gheilani, 21-Ahmed Al Mukhaini, 25-Khalifa Al Naufali, 8-Badar
     Al-Maimani (7-Sultan Al Touqi 68), 9-Hashim Mohamed Saleh ,
     10-Fawzi Bait Doorbeen, 15-Ismail Al-Ajmi, 20-Amad Al Hosni
     (27-Hassan Al Maghni 22; 6-Mohamed Hamed Al-Mukhaini 85).
JOR: 12-Lo'ai Elamaireh; 3-Khaled Sa'ed Almalta'ah, 6-Bashar Bani
     Yaseen, 16-Faisal Ibrahim Suleiman, 17-Hatem Aqel, 18-Hasan
     Mahmoud; 4-Qusai Abu Alieh, 7-Amer Deeb Khalil (20-Badran Al
     Shagran 81), 8-Hassouneh Al Shiekh Qasem, 13-Rafat Ali Jaber
     (11-Anas Al-Zboun 56); 9-Mahmoud Shelbaieh (21-Ahmad Hayel Ibrahim
     56).
Booked: OMN - Fawzi 21, Ali Al Habshi 45+2, Hassan Al Gheilani 56.
        JOR - Q Abu Alieh 66, Bashar 88.

[Aug 16]

In Islamabad (Jinnah Stadium)
Pakistan 1 (Muhammad Essa 79pen)
Oman 4 (Badar Al-Maimani 15pen, 35, Amad Al Hosni 27, Ismail Al-Ajmi 90)
HT: 0-3. Att: 4,000. Ref: Mohsen Torky (Iran).
PAK: 1-Jaffar Khan ; 2-Muhammad Naveed Akram, 5-Samar Ishaq,
     14-Muhammad Imran, 27-Tanveer Ahmed; 8-Farooq Shah (33-Muhammad
     Rasool 70), 11-Abdul Aziz, 29-Saeed Ahmed (7-Zahid Hameed 36),
     32-Adeel Ahmed; 10-Muhammad Essa, 35-Akram Masih (30-Shahid Ahmed
     47).
Coach: Salman Shareeda (Bahrain).
OMN: 41-Sulaiman Al Mazro'ei ; 3-Juma Al Wahaibi (42-Ali Al Farsi 80),
     4-Said Suwailim, 17-Hassan Al Gheilani, 6-Mohamed Hamed
     Al-Mukhaini, 21-Ahmed Al Mukhaini, 25-Khalifa Al Naufali, 8-Badar
     Al-Maimani (11-Yousuf Al-Busaidi 87), 15-Ismail Al-Ajmi,
     16-Mohamed Al-Hinai (9-Hashim Mohamed 73, 20-Amad Al Hosni.
Coach: Milan Macala (Czech Republic).
Booked: PAK - Samar 62, Zahid 65.
        OMN - Khalifa 37.
 
In Amman (Amman International Stadium)
Jordan 1 (Rafat Ali 88)
United Arab Emirates 2 (Mohammed Omar 52, Subait Khater 68)
HT: 0-0. Att: 18,000. Ref: Naser Rashed Al Hamdan (Saudi Arabia).
JOR: 1-Amer Sabbah; 5-Mohammad Khamees, 6-Bashar Bani Yaseen, 16-Faisal
     Ibrahim Suleiman, 18-Hassan Mahmoud (10-Moayad Abukeshek 55),
     37-Ala' Matalka; 4-Qusai Abu Alieh, 7-Amer Deeb Khalil, 13-Rafat
     Ali Jaber; 21-Ahmad Hayel Ibrahim (29-Siraj Al-Tall 70), 31-Moayad
     Salim Mansour.
UAE: 17-Waleed Salem Al Badrani; 3-Mohammed Khamis Saleh, 8-Haidar Ali
     Mohamed, 25-Mohamed Qassim Al Balooshi, 35-Adil Abdelaziz Al
     Radimi; 2-Abdulraheem Jumaa Al Jenaibi, 10-Ismaeil Matar Aljunaibi,
     12-Helal Al Saedi, 32-Nawaf Mubarak Aldarmaki (24-Subait Khater
     Al Mekhaini 66); 7-Mohammed Omar Ahmed  (23-Salem Saad Alabadla
     75), 11-Faisal Khalil Al Junaibi (19-Saeed Alkas 85).
Coach: Dominique Bathenay (France).
Booked: JOR - F Ibrahim 22, M Khamees 41.
        UAE - H Ali 24.

[Sep 6]

In Muscat (Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex)
Oman 5 (Amad Al Hosni 7, Fawzi Bait Doorbeen 36, 58, Ismail Al-Ajmi
     45+2, Sultan Al Touqi 88)
Pakistan 0
HT: 3-0. Att: 10,000. Ref: Ala Abdul Kadir Nema (Iraq).
OMN: 26-Ali Al Habsi; 2-Mohamed Rabia Al Noobi , 3-Juma Al Wahaibi,
     4-Said Suwailim, 17-Hassan Al Gheilani (16-Mohamed Al Hinai 68);
     12-Ahmed Al Mahaijri, 21-Ahmed Al Mukhaini, 8-Badar Al-Maimani,
     10-Fawzi Bait Doorbeen, 15-Ismail Al-Ajmi (7-Sultan Al Touqi 83),
     20-Amad Al Hosni (14-Younis Al Mushaifri 75).
Coach: Milan Macala (Czech Republic).
PAK: 1-Jaffar Khan ; 5-Samar Ishaq, 14-Muhammad Imran, 27-Tanveer
     Ahmed, 47-Muhammad Irfan; 7-Zahid Hameed (2-Muhammad Naveed Akram
     65), 11-Abdul Aziz, 29-Saeed Ahmed, 32-Adeel Ahmed, 45-Abbas Ali
     (46-Imran Niazi 65); 10-Muhammad Essa.
Coach: Salman Shareeda (Bahrain).
Booked: PAK - Saeed 9, Aziz 20, Zahid 57, Irfan 74.

In Dubai (Al Shabab Stadium)
United Arab Emirates 0
Jordan 0
Att: 9,000. Ref: Saad Kameel Al Fadhli (Kuwait).
UAE: 17-Waleed Salem; 14-Basheer Saeed, 21-Humaid Fakher, 25-Mohamed
     Qassim, 35-Adil Abdelaziz; 2-Abdulraheem Jumaa, 10-Ismaeil Matar,
     12-Helal Saeed, 24-Subait Khater (32-Nawaf Mubarak 57); 7-Mohammed
     Omar  (11-Faisal Khalil 66), 23-Salem Saad (18-Ali Wehaibi 71).
Coach: Bruno Metsu (France).
JOR: 1-Amer Sabbah; 3-Khaled Almalta'ah, 5-Mohammad Khamees, 6-Bashar
     Bani Yaseen, 16-Faisal Ibrahim , 23-Basem Fathi; 4-Qusai Abu
     Alieh, 7-Amer Deeb Khalil, 8-Hassouneh Al-Shiekh Qasem, 13-Rafat
     Ali Jaber (50-Abdelhadi Almaharmeh 60); 31-Moayad Salim Mansour
     (29-Siraj Al-Tall 73).
Coach: Mahmoud El Gohary (Egypt).
Booked: JOR - Bashar 22, Abu Alieh 34.

[Oct 11]

In Lahore (Punjab Stadium)
Pakistan 0
Jordan 3 (Abdelhadi Almaharmeh 16, Rafat Ali 37, Khaled Almalta'ah 85)
HT: 0-2. Att: 4,000. Ref: Dilovar Orzuev (Tajikistan).
PAK: 48-Muhammad Shahzad; 5-Samar Ishaq, 14-Mohammad Imran, 27-Tanveer
     Ahmed, 44-Ejaz Ahmed; 32-Adeel Ahmed (9-Imran Hussain 71),
     43-Mubashar Hussain, 46-Imran Niazi (45-Abbas Ali 75); 10-Muhammad
     Essa , 30-Shahid Ahmed (16-Muhammad Waseem 46), 33-Muhammad
     Rasool.
Coach: Salman Shareeda (Bahrain).
JOR: 1-Amer Sabbah; 3-Khaled Almalta'ah, 5-Mohammad Khamees, 16-Faisal
     Ibrahim , 18-Hassan Mahmoud (15-Amjad Al Shuaibi 88), 23-Basem
     Fathi, 45-Shadi Abu-Hashhash, 7-Amer Deeb Khalil, 8-Hassouneh
     Al-Shiekh Qasem, 13-Rafat Ali Jaber; 50-Abdelhadi Almaharmeh
     (31-Moayad Salim 72).
Booked: PAK - Adeel 51.
        JOR - Almaharmeh 62.

In Muscat (Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex)
Oman 2 (Hassan Al Gheilani 24, Ismail Al-Ajmi 28)
United Arab Emirates 1 (Mohammed Omar 57)
HT: 2-0. Att: 28,000. Ref: Huang Junjie (China).
OMN: 26-Ali Al Habsi; 2-Mohamed Rabia Al Noobi , 4-Said Suwailim,
     17-Hassan Al Gheilani, 12-Ahmed Al Mahaijri, 21-Ahmed Al Mukhaini
     (7-Sultan Al Touqi 65), 25-Khalifa Al Naufali, 8-Badar Al-Maimani
     (5-Hussain Rabia 90+1), 10-Fawzi Bait Doorbeen (16-Mohamed
     Al-Hinai 85), 15-Ismail Al-Ajmi, 20-Amad Al Hosni.
Coach: Milan Macala (Czech Republic).
UAE: 17-Waleed Salem; 3-Mohammed Khamis, 8-Haidar Ali (21-Humaid Fakher
     84), 25-Mohamed Qassim, 35-Adil Abdelaziz; 2-Abdulraheem Jumaa,
     5-Ali Abbas, 10-Ismaeil Matar (23-Salem Saad 77), 32-Nawaf Mubarak
     (24-Subait Khater 64); 7-Mohammed Omar , 11-Faisal Khalil.
Coach: Bruno Metsu (France).
Booked: OMN - H Gheilani 30, Khalifa 90+4.
        UAE - M Omar 41, F Khalil 43, H Fakher 90+3.

[Nov 15]

In Amman (Amman International Stadium)
Jordan 3 (Amer Deeb 79, Rafat Ali 83, Hassouneh Al Shiekh 87)
Oman 0
HT: 0-0. Att: 3,000. Ref: Talaat Najm (Lebanon).
JOR: 1-Amer Sabbah; 3-Khaled Almalta'ah, 5-Mohammad Khamees, 6-Bashar
     Bani Yaseen, 16-Faisal Ibrahim  (31-Moayad Salim 71), 23-Basem
     Fathi, 4-Qusai Abu Alieh, 7-Amer Deeb Khalil, 8-Hassouneh
     Al-Shiekh Qasem, 13-Rafat Ali Jaber; 50-Abdelhadi Almaharmeh.
OMN: 41-Sulaiman Al-Mazro'ei; 2-Mohamed Rabia Al Noobi , 4-Said
     Suwailim, 7-Sultan Al Touqi, 12-Ahmed Al Mahaijri, 21-Ahmed Al
     Mukhaini, 25-Khalifa Al Naufali, 8-Badar Al-Maimani (16-Mohamed
     Al-Hinai 64), 10-Fawzi Bait Doorbeen, 15-Ismail Al-Ajmi,
     29-Ibrahim Al Ghailani (27-Hassan Al Maghni 75).
Coach: Milan Macala (Czech Republic).
Booked: JOR - B Fathi 19, A Deeb 29.
        OMN - Khalifa 16, M Rabia 69, S Suwailim 73.

In Abu Dhabi (Mohamed Bin Zayid Stadium)
United Arab Emirates 3 (Ali Abbas 55, Mohammed Omar 58, 72)
Pakistan 2 (Muhammad Naveed 22, Tanveer Ahmed 67)
HT: 0-1. Att: 6,000. Ref: Subrata Sarkar (India).
UAE: 30-Majed Naser; 3-Mohammed Khamis (33-Faisal Ali 62), 13-Saleh
     Obaid, 21-Humaid Fakher, 25-Mohamed Qassim; 5-Ali Abbas,
     10-Ismaeil Matar, 26-Salem Kahmis, 43-Hassan Ali, 48-Khaled
     Darwish (27-Yousef Abdulaziz 76); 7-Mohammed Omar  (23-Salem Saad
     80).
Coach: Bruno Metsu (France).
PAK: 1-Jaffar Khan; 2-Muhammad Naveed, 5-Samar Ishaq, 14-Mohammad
     Imran, 27-Tanveer Ahmed; 11-Abdul Aziz, 32-Adeel Ahmed
     (33-Muhammad Rasool 52), 43-Mubashar Hussain (16-Muhammad Waseem
     75), 45-Abbas Ali, 46-Imran Niazi; 10-Muhammad Essa .
Coach: Salman Shareeda (Bahrain).
Booked: UAE - A Abbas 62, I Matar 79.
        PAK - Abbas Ali 11.

     Standings              P   W   D   L   F   A  Pts
     1.UAE                  6   4   1   1  11   6  13
     2.OMAN                 6   4   0   2  14   6  12
     3.Jordan               6   3   1   2  10   5  10
     4.Pakistan             6   0   0   6   4  22   0

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GROUP D

[Feb 22]

In Beirut (Beirut Municipal Stadium)
Lebanon 1 (Ali Nassereddine 70)
Kuwait 1 (Fahad Al Hamad 25)
HT: 0-1. Att: 8,000. Ref: Salem Mujghef (Jordan).
LIB: 1-Ziyad El Samad; 3-Youssef Mohamad, 6-Faissal Antar , 12-Ahmad
     El Choum, 13-Ali Mteirek; 7-Nabil Baalbaki, 16-Nasrat Al Jamal
     (30-Ali Nassereddine 52), 21-Khaled Hamzah; 9-Mohammad Kassas,
     11-Mohamad Ghaddar (15-Hassan Maatouk 83), 27-Ali El Atat
     (23-Abbas Ali Atwi 65).
KUW: 22-Nawaf Al Khaldi; 4-Naser Al Hajeri, 5-Nohayr Al-Shamari ,
     12-Ahmad Al Eidan, 30-Fahad Shaheen; 3-Mohammad Jarragh, 18-Jarah
     Al Ataiqi, 7-Khaled Zadah, 10-Khalaf Al Mutairi (25-Nawaf Al
     Humaidan 90+1), 17-Bader Al Mutwa, 20-Fahad Al Hamad.
Note: Lebanon withdrew so this match null and void.

In Manama (National Stadium)
Bahrain 1 (Husain Ali Abdulla 35)
Australia 3 (Archie Thompson 53, Josip Skoko 79, Ahmad Elrich 88pen)
HT: 1-0. Att: 2,500. Ref: Subkhiddin Salleh (Malaysia).
BHR: 1-Ali Hassan Al Thani; 2-Mohamed Hussain Hasan, 3-Abdulla Marzooq,
     14-Salman Isa Ali, 16-Sayed Adnan Mohamed Husain; 7-Sayed Jalal Al
     Wadaei, 8-Rashed Al Doseri (27-Ali Aamer Musaifer 77), 10-Mohamed
     Salmeen , 18-Husain Maki Habib (30-Aala Hubail 62), 29-Mohamed
     Hubail; 9-Husain Ali Abdulla.
Coach: Luka Peruzovic (Belgium). 
AUS: 12-Ante Covic; 16-Michael Thwaite (25-Brett Holman 46), 26-Michael
     Beauchamp, 27-Alvin Ceccoli, 35-Jade North, 36-Jonathan McKain;
     8-Josip Skoko , 20-Luke Wilkshire, 21-Ahmad Elrich; 22-Archie
     Thompson, 31-Scott McDonald (30-David Carney 82).
Booked: BHR - Sayed Jalal 31.
        AUS - Wilkshire 45, Holman 73.
Sent off: BHR - Abdulla Marzooq 86.

[Mar 1]

In Kuwait City (Kuwait SC Stadium)
Kuwait 0
Bahrain 0
Att: 16,000. Ref: Masoud Moradi (Iran).
KUW: 22-Nawaf Al Khaldi; 4-Naser Al Hajeri, 5-Nohayr Al-Shamari ,
     12-Ahmad Al Eidan, 30-Fahad Shaheen, 41-Ali Al Namash (7-Khaled
     Zadah 90); 3-Mohammad Jarragh, 18-Jarah Al Ataiqi, 10-Khalaf Al
     Mutairi (26-Mousaed Fairooz 87), 17-Bader Al Mutwa, 20-Fahad Al
     Hamad (25-Nawaf Al Humaidan 80).
Coach: Mihai Stoichita (Romania).
BHR: 1-Ali Hassan Al Thani; 2-Mohamed Hussain Hasan, 14-Salman Isa Ali,
     16-Sayed Adnan Mohamed Husain, 7-Sayed Jalal Al Wadaei (18-Husain
     Maki Habib 73), 8-Rashed Al Doseri, 10-Mohamed Salmeen , 24-Hamad
     Rakea Al Anezi, 29-Mohamed Hubail, 9-Hussain Ali Abdulla, 30-A'ala
     Hubail (20-Ahmed Hassan Mohamed Rashed 65).
Booked: KUW - Al Eidan 33, Al Namash 52.
        BHR - M Hussain 23, H Rakea 39, M Hubail 84, H Maki 86,
              A Hassan 90+3.

[Aug 16]

In Sydney (Aussie Stadium)
Australia 2 (Travis Dodd 75, Sasho Petrovski 86)
Kuwait 0
HT: 0-0. Att: 32,000. Ref: Huang Junjie (China).
AUS: 51-Clint Bolton; 27-Alvin Ceccoli, 33-Mark Milligan, 35-Jade North,
     38-Michael Valkanis, 46-Kevin Muscat , 44-Stephen Corica
     (49-Matthew McKay 90), 45-Travis Dodd, 19-Joel Griffiths (29-Sasho
     Petrovski 56), 22-Archie Thompson (28-Alex Brosque 69), 30-David
     Carney.
Coach: Graham Arnold.
KUW: 22-Nawaf Al Khaldi; 2-Yaqoub Al Taher Abdullah, 5-Nohayr
     Al-Shamari , 12-Ahmad Al Eidan, 30-Fahad Shaheen; 8-Abdul Rahman
     Al Dawood, 18-Jarah Al Ataiqi, 19-Nawaf Al Mutairi (38-Nawaf Al
     Otaibi 88); 10-Khalaf Al Mutairi (15-Walied Jumah 79), 17-Bader Al
     Mutwa, 20-Fahad Al Hamad (46-Fahad Al Rashidi 84).
Coach: Mihai Stoichita (Romania).
Booked: AUS - Petrovski 57.
        KUW - Khalaf Al Mutairi 32, Abdul Rahman Al Dawood 36.

[Sep 6]

In Kuwait City (Kuwait SC Stadium)
Kuwait 2 (Khalaf Al Mutairi 55, Bader Al Mutwa 60)
Australia 0
HT: 0-0. Att: 8,000. Ref: Toru Kamikawa (Japan).
KUW: 22-Nawaf Al Khaldi; 2-Yaqoub Al Taher Abdullah, 5-Nohayr
     Al-Shamari , 12-Ahmad Al Eidan, 30-Fahad Shaheen (15-Walied Jumah
     38); 8-Abdul Rahman Al Dawood, 18-Jarah Al Ataiqi, 19-Nawaf Al
     Mutairi, 10-Khalaf Al Mutairi (4-Naser Al Hajeri 82), 17-Bader Al
     Mutwa, 20-Fahad Al Hamad (49-Farag Laheeb Saeed 40).
Coach: Mihai Stoichita (Romania).
AUS: 1-Mark Schwarzer; 24-Ljubo Milicevic, 26-Michael Beauchamp,
     36-Jonathan McKain; 8-Josip Skoko , 14-Scott Chipperfield,
     20-Luke Wilkshire (31-Scott McDonald 62), 21-Ahmad Elrich (60-Ryan
     Griffiths 30), 39-Mile Sterjovski; 15-John Aloisi, 25-Brett Holman.
Coach: Graham Arnold.
Booked: KUW - Abdul Rahman Al Dawood 55, Yaqoub Al Taher 65.
        AUS - McKain 58, Milicevic 90+2.

[Oct 11]

In Sydney (Aussie Stadium)
Australia 2 (John Aloisi 17, Mark Bresciano 23)
Bahrain 0
HT: 2-0. Att: 37,000. Ref: Fareed Al Marzouqi (United Arab Emirates).
AUS: 1-Mark Schwarzer; 2-Lucas Neill , 26-Michael Beauchamp, 4-Tim
     Cahill (8-Josip Skoko 81), 7-Brett Emerton, 13-Vincenzo Grella,
     14-Scott Chipperfield, 17-Jason Culina, 23-Mark Bresciano
     (45-Travis Dodd 67), 39-Mile Sterjovski (22-Archie Thompson 75),
     15-John Aloisi.
Coach: Graham Arnold.
BHR: 21-Sayed Mohamed Sabt Abbas; 32-Jasim Al Chuban, 40-Ebrahim
     Meshkhas, 53-Abbas Ayyad, 25-Faouzi Aaish, 27-Ali Aamer Musaifer ,
     43-Mahmood Abdul Rahman, 49-Mahmood Mohamed (46-Fahad Al Hardan
     Hasan 61), 51-Husain Al Shekar (38-Mohamed Noordin Mahmood 68),
     52-Mahmood Abbas Ayyad, 28-Ismaeel Hassan (44-Ebrahim Al Muqla 88).
Coach: Senad Kreso (Bosnia-Herzegovina).

[Nov 15]

In Manama (National Stadium)
Bahrain 2 (Talal Yusuf 34, Salman Isa 43)
Kuwait 1 (Farag Laheeb Saeed 70)
HT: 2-0. Att: 20,000. Ref: Kwon Jong-chul (South Korea).
BHR: 22-Abdul Rahman Ahmed; 2-Mohamed Hussain Hasan, 14-Salman Isa Ali,
     16-Sayed Adnan Mohamed Husain, 40-Ebrahim Meshkhas, 8-Rashed Al
     Doseri, 10-Mohamed Salmeen (18-Husain Maki Habib 86), 13-Talal
     Yusuf Mahmood , 25-Faouzi Aaish (43-Mahmood Abdul Rahman 60),
     9-Hussain Ali Abdulla, 30-A'ala Hubail (28-Ismaeel Hassan 72).
Coach: Senad Kreso (Bosnia-Herzegovina).
KUW: 22-Nawaf Al Khaldi; 2-Yaqoub Al Taher Abdullah, 5-Nohayr
     Al-Shamari , 12-Ahmad Al Eidan, 30-Fahad Shaheen (15-Walied Jumah
     54); 3-Mohammad Jarragh, 18-Jarah Al Ataiqi, 19-Nawaf Al Mutairi;
     10-Khalaf Al Mutairi (38-Nawaf Al Otaibi 80), 17-Bader Al Mutwa,
     20-Fahad Al Hamad (49-Farag Laheeb Saeed 58).
Coach: Mihai Stoichita (Romania).
Booked: BHR - Salmeen 9, S Adnan 20, Hussain Ali 39, S Isa 44,
              M Hussain 47, Rashed 48, H Maki 90+1.
        KUW - Jarragh 53, Jumah 67, Al Taher 85, Nawaf Al Mutairi 86.

     Standings              P   W   D   L   F   A  Pts
     1.AUSTRALIA            4   3   0   1   7   3   9
     2.BAHRAIN              4   1   1   2   3   6   4
     3.Kuwait               4   1   1   2   3   4   4
     Note: Lebanon withdrew

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GROUP E

[Feb 22]

In Guangzhou (Tianhe Sports Center)
China 2 (Du Wei 23, Li Weifeng 62)
Palestine 0
HT: 1-0. Att: 16,500. Ref: Kwon Jong-chul (South Korea).
CHN: 1-Li Leilei; 2-Du Wei, 5-Li Weifeng , 13-Cao Yang, 16-Ji Mingyi;
     8-Li Tie, 11-Tao Wei (10-Chen Tao 68), 24-Zhao Xuri, 32-Hao
     Junmin; 28-Dong Fangzhuo (17-Zou Jie 90), 33-Li Yi (35-Gao Lin 81).
Coach: Zhu Guanghu.
PLE: 21-Ramzi Saleh; 2-Francisco Atura, 5-Saeb Jendeya , 11-Fady
     Abulatifa, 15-Majed Abusidu, 18-Ismail Al Amour, 25-Roberto Adauy;
     24-Pablo Abdallah, 34-Omar Khalil (29-Ziyad Alkord 36), 9-Imad
     Zaatara, 17-Taysir Amer (16-Fahed Attal 82).
Coach: Tamas Viczko.
Booked: CHN - Li Tie 17, Chen Tao 80.
        PLE - Jendeya 10, Adauy 40, Al Amour 67, Atura 80.

In Singapore (National Stadium)
Singapore 2 (Khairul Amri Kamal 24, Noh Alam Shah 83)
Iraq 0
HT: 1-0. Att: 10,221. Ref: Mark Shield (Australia).
SIN: 18-Lionel Lewis; 14-Shunmugham Subramani, 6-Baihakki Khaizan
     (21-Precious Emuejeraye 81), 5-Aide Iskandar Sahak , 16-Daniel
     Bennett; 5-Mustafic Fahrudin, 2-Shi Jiayi, 23-Isa Halim (20-Noh
     Rahman 62), 19-Khairul Amri Kamal (11-Fazrul Nawaz Shahul Hameed
     71), 8-Noh Alam Shah Kamarezaman, 10-Indra Shahdan Daud.
Coach: Radojko Avramovic (Serbia Montenegro).
IRQ: 22-Noor Abbas; 4-Yasser Mohammed, 12-Haiedar Hassan, 15-Ali Rehema,
     5-Nashat Akram, 11-Hawar Taher Mullah, 18-Mahdi Ajeel (6-Salih Al
     Sadwn 69), 19-Haitham Tahir (9-Razak Farhan Mossa 46), 24-Qusay
     Munir Aboudy; 7-Emad Ridha (14-Haidar Hassan 79), 10-Younes
     Mahmoud .
Coach: Akram Salman.
Booked: SIN - Fahrudin 16, Noh Rahman 75.
        IRQ - Haiedar 60, Ali Rehema 78.

[Mar 1]

In Amman, Jordan (Amman International Stadium)
Palestine 1 (Fahed Attal 76)
Singapore 0
HT: 0-0. Att: 1,000. Ref: Abdullah Mohamed Al Hilali (Oman).
PLE: 21-Ramzi Saleh; 2-Francisco Atura, 5-Saeb Jendeya , 11-Fady
     Abulatifa, 15-Majed Abusidu, 25-Roberto Adauy; 8-Ibrahim Al
     Sweirki, 12-Fady Salem, 24-Pablo Abdallah (10-Khaldun Al Waara 64);
     9-Imad Zaatara (16-Fahel Attal 64), 17-Taysir Amer (3-Hamada
     Eshbair 90+3).
SIN: 18-Lionel Lewis; 5-Aide Iskandar Sahak , 21-Precious Emuejeraye,
     14-Shunmugham Subramani, 16-Daniel Bennett; 19-Khairul Amri
     Mohamad, 23-Isa Abdul Halim (20-Mohamed Noh Rahman 46), 2-Shi
     Jiayi, 15-Mustafic Fahrudin; 8-Noh Alam Shah Kamarezaman
     (11-Fazrul Nawaz Shahul Hameed 62), 10-Indra Sahdan Daud.
Coach: Radojko Avramovic (Serbia-Montenegro).
Booked: PLE - Abdallah 29, Amer 43, Attal 66, 79.
        SIN - Jiayi 65, Aide Iskandar 79.
Sent off: PLE - Attal 79.

In Al Ain, UAE (Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium)
Iraq 2 (Mahdi Karim 16, Hawar Taher 67)
China 1 (Tao Wei 54)
HT: 1-0. Att: 7,700. Ref: Mohamed Omar Al Saeedi (UAE).
IRQ: 22-Noor Abbas; 3-Bassim Gatee, 4-Yasser Mohammed, 14-Haidar Hassan,
     15-Ali Rehema, 27-Jasim Haji; 11-Hawar Taher Mullah, 18-Mahdi
     Karim Ajeel (32-Khalid Ismail 87), 19-Haitham Tahir, 24-Qusay
     Munir Aboudy; 10-Younes Mahmoud .
Coach: Akram Salman.
CHN: 1-Li Leilei; 2-Du Wei, 4-Zhang Yaokun, 5-Li Weifeng , 16-Ji
     Mingyi; 8-Li Tie (6-Shao Jiayi 46), 11-Tao Wei, 15-Zhao Junzhe,
     24-Zhao Xuri; 19-Shi Jun (10-Chen Tao 54), 28-Dong Fangzhuo
     (17-Zou Jie 74).
Coach: Zhu Guanghu.
Booked: CHN - Yaokun 34, Weifeng 36, Du Wei 66.

[Aug 16]

In Tianjin (Teda Stadium)
China 1 (Shao Jiayi 90+3pen)
Singapore 0
HT: 0-0. Att: 27,000. Ref: Abdulhameed Ebrahim (Bahrain).
CHN: 1-Li Leilei; 3-Sun Xiang, 5-Li Weifeng , 13-Cao Yang (28-Dong
     Fangzhuo 76), 40-Xu Yunlong, 44-Xu Liang (41-Du Zhenyu 66), 6-Shao
     Jiayi, 11-Tao Wei (24-Zhao Xuri 52), 15-Zhao Junzhe, 32-Hao Junmin,
     29-Li Jinyu.
Coach: Zhu Guanghu.
SIN: 18-Lionel Lewis; 14-Shunmugham Subramani, 21-Precious Emuejeraye,
     5-Aide Iskandar Sahak , 16-Daniel Bennett; 23-Isa Abdul Halim
     (17-Shahril Ishak 82), 15-Mustafic Fahrudin, 41-Ahmad Latiff
     Khamarudin, 25-Itimi Dickson Edherefe, 8-Noh Alam Shah Kamarezaman
     (9-Ashrin Shariff 90), 44-Egmar Goncalves (2-Shi Jiayi 87).
Coach: Radojko Avramovic (Serbia-Montenegro).
Booked: CHN - Yunlong 29.
        SIN - Ahmad Latiff 20, Goncalves 43, Noh Alam 58, Lewis 90.
Sent off: CHN - Zhao Xuri 64.

[Aug 17]

In Amman, Jordan (King Abdullah International Stadium)
Palestine 0
Iraq 3 (Younes Mahmoud 59, 61, Mohammad Shakrown 90)
HT: 0-0. Att: 5,000. Ref: Muhsen Basma (Syria).
PLE: 21-Ramzi Saleh; 3-Hamada Eshbair, 5-Saeb Jendeya , 11-Fady
     Abulatifa, 15-Majed Abusidu, 18-Ismail Al Amour (10-Khaldun Al
     Waara 87); 8-Ibrahim Al Sweirki (14-Mohanad Omar 46), 12-Fady
     Salem, 34-Omar Khalil (47-Bahaa Badrasawi 70), 35-Jamal Al Holi;
     17-Taysir Amer.
IRQ: 37-Sarhang Nadir; 4-Yasser Mohammed, 14-Haidar Hassan, 15-Ali
     Rehema, 16-Samal Mejibel (18-Mahdi Ajeel 46), 27-Jasim Haji,
     32-Khalid Ismail, 6-Salih Al Sadwn (19-Haitham Tahir 90+2),
     11-Hawar Taher; 7-Emad Ridha (25-Mohammad Shakrown 62), 10-Younes
     Mahmoud .
Coach: Akram Salman.
Booked: PLE - Al Sweirki 45+2, Al Holi 47.
        IRQ - Yasser 54.

[Sep 6]

In Al Ain, UAE (Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium)
Iraq 2 (Salih Al Sadwn 70, Hawar Taher 75)
Palestine 2 (Taysir Amer 13, Ismail Al Amour 77)
HT: 0-1. Att: 1,000. Ref: Salem Mujghef (Jordan).
IRQ: 37-Sarhang Nadir; 4-Yasser Mohammed, 14-Haidar Hassan, 15-Ali
     Rehema, 32-Khalid Ismail, 36-Alaa Abd Alrada (25-Mohammad Shakrown
     46), 6-Salih Al Sadwn, 11-Hawar Taher, 19-Haitham Tahir (17-Ahmad
     Alwan 61); 7-Emad Ridha, 10-Younes Mahmoud .
Coach: Akram Salman.
PLE: 21-Ramzi Saleh; 3-Hamada Eshbair, 5-Saeb Jendeya , 11-Fady
     Abulatifa, 15-Majed Abusidu, 40-Ihmeidan Barbakh (19-Ammar
     Abuseleisel 75); 8-Ibrahim Al Sweirki, 12-Fady Salem (18-Ismail Al
     Amour 66), 34-Omar Khalil; 16-Fahed Attal (32-Ali Nasaar 43),
     17-Taysir Amer.
Booked: IRQ - Nadir 78, Ali Rehema 82, Shakrown 89.
        PLE - T Amer 18, R Saleh 41, A Nasaar 85.

In Singapore (National Stadium)
Singapore 0
China 0
Att: 38,824. Ref: Tayeb Hassan Shamsuzzaman (Bangladesh).
SIN: 18-Lionel Lewis; 14-Shunmugham Subramani, 21-Precious Emuejeraye,
     5-Aide Iskandar Sahak , 16-Daniel Bennett; 19-Khairul Amri Kamal,
     15-Mustafic Fahrudin (23-Isa Abdul Halim 46), 41-Ahmad Latiff
     Khamarudin (11-Fazrul Nawaz Shahul Hameed 57), 17-Shahril Ishak;
     8-Noh Alam Shah (9-Ashrin Shariff 71), 25-Itimi Dickson.
Coach: Radojko Avramovic (Serbia-Montenegro).
CHN: 1-Li Leilei; 4-Zhang Yaokun, 5-Li Weifeng , 9-Zheng Zhi, 13-Cao
     Yang; 6-Shao Jiayi, 8-Li Tie, 11-Tao Wei, 12-Zheng Bin (41-Du
     Zhenyu 69), 31-Wang Dong (32-Hao Junmin 80); 27-Han Peng (28-Dong
     Fangzhuo 86).
Coach: Zhu Guanghu.
Booked: SIN - Noh Alam 18, Khairul Amri 32, Fazrul Nawaz 73.
        CHN - Shao Jiayi 28, 90+3, Wang Dong 45, Weifeng 52.
Sent off: CHN - Shao Jiayi 90+3.

[Oct 11]

In Amman, Jordan (King Abdullah International Stadium)
Palestine 0
China 2 (Mao Jianqing 27, Sun Xiang 64)
HT: 0-1. Att: 3,000. Ref: Saad Kameel Al Fadhli (Kuwait).
PLE: 21-Ramzi Saleh; 2-Francisco Atura, 3-Hamada Eshbair, 4-Brono Rojas,
     5-Saeb Jendeya , 11-Fady Abulatifa, 15-Majed Abusidu, 25-Roberto
     Adauy (18-Ismail Al Amour 57), 9-Imad Zaatara (8-Ibrahim Al
     Sweirki 57), 16-Fahed Attal (49-Ahmad Keshkesh 61), 33-Roberto
     Beshe.
CHN: 1-Li Leilei; 3-Sun Xiang, 4-Zhang Yaokun, 9-Zheng Zhi , 13-Cao
     Yang, 40-Xu Yunlong, 15-Zhao Junzhe, 31-Wang Dong (8-Li Tie 79),
     27-Han Peng, 29-Li Jinyu (28-Dong Fangzhuo 82), 50-Mao Jianqing
     (52-Zhu Ting 65).
Coach: Zhu Guanghu.
Booked: PLE - Abusidu 45, Rojas 84.
        CHN - Li Jinyu 76, Zhu Ting 90+2.

In Al Ain, UAE (Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium)
Iraq 4 (Younes Mahmoud 35, 68, Mahdi Ajeel 60, Hawar Taher 90+3)
Singapore 2 (Egmar Goncalves 9, Khairul Amri Kamal 62)
HT: 1-1. Att: 3,000. Ref: Mamed Mamedov (Turkmenistan).
IRQ: 22-Noor Abbas; 2-Ahmed Esad , 14-Haidar Hussain, 27-Jasim Haji,
     32-Khalid Ismail; 5-Nashat Ali (25-Mohammad Shakrown 90+3),
     6-Salih Al Sadwn (4-Yasser Mohammed 73), 11-Hawar Taher, 18-Mahdi
     Ajeel; 7-Emad Ridha (19-Haitham Tahir 71), 10-Younes Mahmoud.
Coach: Akram Salman.
SIN: 18-Lionel Lewis; 14-Shunmugham Subramani, 21-Precious Emuejeraye,
     5-Aide Iskandar Sahak , 16-Daniel Bennett; 15-Mustafic Fahrudin,
     2-Shi Jiayi (23-Isa Abdul Halim 57), 41-Ahmad Latiff Khamarudin
     (25-Itimi Dickson 25), 17-Shahril Ishak; 44-Egmar Goncalves
     (9-Ashrin Shariff 74), 19-Khairul Amri Kamal.
Coach: Radojko Avramovic (Serbia-Montenegro).
Booked: IRQ - Mahdi Ajeel 70.
        SIN - Fahrudin 27.

[Nov 15]

In Changsha (Helong Sports Center)
China 1 (Han Peng 41)
Iraq 1 (Ahmad Alwan 66)
HT: 1-0. Ref: Subkhiddin Salleh (Malaysia).
CHN: 1-Li Leilei; 3-Sun Xiang, 4-Zhang Yaokun, 9-Zheng Zhi , 13-Cao
     Yang, 40-Xu Yunlong; 15-Zhao Junzhe, 31-Wang Dong (10-Chen Tao 65),
     41-Du Zhenyu (44-Xu Liang 75); 27-Han Peng (52-Zhu Ting 82), 29-Li
     Jinyu.
Coach: Zhu Guanghu.
IRQ: 22-Noor Abbas; 2-Ahmed Esad , 14-Haidar Hussain, 15-Ali Rehema,
     16-Samal Mejibel, 27-Jasim Haji, 32-Khalid Ismail, 5-Nashat Ali,
     19-Haitham Tahir (17-Ahmad Alwan 61), 28-Wisam Abdullah (4-Yasser
     Mohammed 74), 7-Emad Ridha (26-Wisam Hafidh 87).
Coach: Akram Salman.
Booked: CHN - Zhao Junzhe 88.
        IRQ - Emad Ridha 51, Khalid Ismail 77.

In Singapore (Jalan Besar Stadium)
Singapore v Palestine
[Cancelled because of the Palestinians' travel difficulties]

     Standings              P   W   D   L   F   A  Pts
     1.IRAQ                 6   3   2   1  12   8  11
     2.CHINA                6   3   2   1   7   3  11
     3.Singapore            5   1   1   3   4   6   4
     4.Palestine            5   1   1   3   3   9   4

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GROUP F

[Feb 22]

In Tashkent (Pakhtakor Stadium)
Uzbekistan 5 (Alexander Geynrikh 9, 51, Server Djeparov 24, Maksim
     Shatskikh 35, 83)
Bangladesh 0
HT: 3-0. Att: 12,000. Ref: Abdulhameed Ebrahim (Bahrain).
UZB: 1-Evgene Safonov; 3-Andrey Fyodorov , 5-Asror Aliqulov,
     25-Vitaliy Denisov (33-Vladimir Radkevich 76); 8-Server Djeparov,
     9-Anvarjon Soliev (17-Alexey Nikolayev 32), 10-Victor Karpenko,
     13-Marat Bikmoev (6-Leonid Koshelev 54), 18-Timur Kapadze;
     15-Alexander Geynrikh, 16-Maksim Shatskikh.
Coach: Valeriy Nepomnyashchiy (Russia).
BAN: 1-Aminul Haque (20-Biplob Bhattacharjee 15); 4-Rajani Kanta Barman,
     19-Md Sujan, 2-Firoz Mahmud Hossain, 6-Hasan Al Mamun; 13-Arif
     Khan, 7-Motiur Munna (17-Mehdi Hasan Uzzal 54), 15-Arman Aziz,
     8-Arman Mia; 21-Zahid Hossain Ameli, 10-Alfaz Ahmed
     (11-Rokonuzzaman Kanchan 80).
Booked: UZB - Djeparov 72.
        BAN - Motiur Munna 23, Md Mamun 32.
Sent off: UZB - Djeparov 72.

In Hong Kong (Hong Kong Stadium)
Hong Kong 0
Qatar 3 (Hussein Yasser 11, Sayed Ali Bechir 44, Magid Hassan 90+5)
HT: 0-2. Att: 1,806. Ref: Yuichi Nishimura (Japan).
HKG: 19-Fan Chun-yip; 3-Man Pei-tak, 4-Ng Wai-chiu, 9-Chan Siu-ki
     (7-Chu Siu-kei 69), 10-Chan Yiu-lun, 18-Lee Wai-man , 20-Poon
     Yiu-cheuk, 21-Chan Ho-man (8-Cheung Sai-ho 21), 23-Gerard Ambassa
     Guy, 25-Szeto Man-chun, 28-Sham Kwok-fai.
Coach: Tsang Wai-chung.
QAT: 1-Saqr Ahmed; 4-Abdulla Al-Berik, 7-Ali Nasser Saleh, 8-Saad
     Sattam Alshammari , 9-Sayed Ali Bechir, 10-Hussain Yaser, 16-Adel
     Lamy Mohd (12-Magid Hassan 86), 17-Wesam Rizik Abdulmajid,
     18-Waleed Jassim Abdulla (5-Majadi Abdulla Siddiq 85), 21-Abdulla
     Obaid Koni, 30-Bilal Rajab (14-Ibrahim Abdulla Alghanim 65).
Coach: Dzemaludin Musovic (Bosnia Herzegovina).
Booked: HKG - Szeto Man-chun 14, Chan Siu-ki 50, Poon Yiu-cheuk 61.
        QAT - Adel Lamy 57, Waleed Abdulla 83, Abdulla Obaid 85.
Sent off: QAT - Sayed Ali Bechir 82.

[Mar 1]

In Dhaka (Bangabandhu National Stadium)
Bangladesh 0
Hong Kong 1 (Chan Siu-ki 82)
HT: 0-0. Att: 1,000. Ref: Subrata Sarkar (India).
BAN: 20-Biplob Bhattacharjee; 2-Firoj Hossain, 4-Rajani Barman, 6-Md
     Al-Mamun, 19-Md Sujan; 7-Motiur Munna (18-Asadur Rahman 71), 8-Md
     Arman (17-Mehedi Uzzal 80), 13-Arif Joy , 15-Arman Aziz (11-Md
     Kanchan 85); 9-Ariful Farhad, 10-Md Alfaz Ahmad.
Coach: Md Hasanuzzaman Bablu.
HKG: 19-Fan Chun-yip; 4-Ng Wai-chiu, 18-Lee Wai-man  (3-Man Pei-tak
     67), 23-Gerard Ambassa Guy, 25-Szeto Man-chun, 28-Sham Kwok-fai;
     8-Cheung Sai-ho, 10-Chan Yiu-lun, 14-Lo Chi-kwan (11-Law Chun-bong
     55), 20-Poon Yiu-cheuk; 21-Chan Ho-man (9-Chan Siu-ki 60).
Coach: Tsang Wai-chung.
Booked: BAN - Md Arman 27, Ariful Farhad 49.
        HKG - Szeto Man-chun 24.

In Doha (Al Sadd Stadium)
Qatar 2 (Adel Lamy 45+2, Ali Naser 49)
Uzbekistan 1 (Bilal Mohammed og 20)
HT: 1-1. Att: 7,000. Ref: Sun Baojie (China).
QAT: 1-Saqr Ahmed; 7-Ali Nasser, 10-Hussain Yaser Abdulrahman
     (18-Waleed Abdulla 81), 21-Abdulla Obaid Koni, 30-Bilal Rajab;
     4-Abdulla Al Berik, 8-Saad Alshammari , 17-Wesam Abdulmajid,
     5-Majadi Siddiq, 12-Magid Hassan (19-Ali Mejbel Fartoos 88),
     16-Adel Lamy Mohd (2-Maaz Adam 90+3).
Coach: Dzemaludin Musovic (Bosnia Herzegovina).
UZB: 1-Evgene Safonov; 3-Andrey Fyodorov , 5-Asror Aliqulov, 17-Alexey
     Nikolaev; 6-Leonid Koshelev (7-Renat Bayramov 77), 10-Victor
     Karpenko (9-Anvarjon Soliev 50), 14-Vladislav Kiryan, 18-Timur
     Kapadze, 24-Islom Innomov, 15-Alexander Geynrikh (29-Zafar
     Kholmurodov 62), 16-Maksim Shatskikh.
Coach: Valeriy Nepomnyashchiy (Russia).
Booked: QAT - Abdulla Obaid 47.

[Aug 16]

In Chittagong (MA Aziz Stadium)
Bangladesh 1 (Md Arman 23)
Qatar 4 (Wesam Abdulmajid 7pen, Adel Lamy 36, Khalfan Al-Khalfan 38, 74)
HT: 1-3. Att: 7,000. Ref: Mukhtar Al Yarimi (Yemen).
BAN: 1-Md Aminul Hoque; 3-Abu Faysal Ahmed, 4-Rajani Barman, 5-Kazi
     Nazrul Islam, 14-Mostofa Parvez, 38-Mahmudul Hasan (16-Md Abul
     Hossain 42); 7-Motiur Munna, 8-Md Arman (9-Ariful Farhad 59),
     13-Arif Joy ; 10-Md Alfaz Ahmad, 36-Md Moni.
QAT: 22-Abdulaziz Abdulla; 2-Maaz Adam, 14-Ibrahim Al Ghanim, 30-Bilal
     Rajab; 8-Saad Al-Shammri, 17-Wesam Abdulmajid, 26-Khalfan
     Al-Khalfan, 27-Younes Ali Rahmati; 11-Meshaal Abdulla (24-Amer Al
     Dosari 23), 16-Adel Lamy Mohd, 5-Majadi Siddiq.
Coach: Dzemaludin Musovic (Bosnia Herzegovina).
Booked: BAN - Md Abul Hossain 88.
Sent off: QAT - Abdulaziz Abdulla 18.

In Tashkent (Pakhtakor Stadium)
Uzbekistan 2 (Anvarjon Soliev 18, Maksim Shatskikh 35)
Hong Kong 2 (Sham Kwok-keung 66, 87)
HT: 2-0. Att: 15,000. Ref: Qasem Shaban (Kuwait).
UZB: 1-Evgene Safonov ; 5-Asror Aliqulov, 17-Alexey Nikolaev,
     33-Vladimir Radkevich; 6-Leonid Koshelev (25-Vitaliy Denisov 84),
     7-Renat Bayramov (15-Alexander Geynrikh 46), 8-Server Djeparov,
     9-Anvarjon Soliev (20-Ulugbek Bakaev 69), 10-Victor Karpenko,
     18-Timur Kapadze; 16-Maksim Shatskikh.
Coach: Valeriy Nepomnyashchiy (Russia).
HKG: 19-Fan Chun-yip; 5-Lee Wai-lun, 15-Chan Wai-ho, 18-Lee Wai-man,
     20-Poon Yiu-cheuk, 23-Gerard Ambassa Guy, 7-Chu Siu-kei, 8-Cheung
     Sai-ho  (41-Lee Sze-ming 41), 11-Law Chun-bong (12-Sham Kwok-
     keung 55), 14-Lo Chi-kwan (24-Poon Man-tik 88), 39-Leung Chun-pong.
Booked: UZB - Kapadze 36.
        HKG - Lee Wai-man 5, Leung Chun-pong 75, Ambassa Guy 80.

[Sep 6]

In Doha (Al Sadd Stadium)
Qatar 3 (Hussain Abdulrahman 20, Adel Lamy 25, Saad Al-Shammri 51)
Bangladesh 0
HT: 2-0. Att: 500. Ref: Talaat Najm (Lebanon).
QAT: 33-Qasem Burhan; 2-Maaz Adam (14-Ibrahim Al Ghanim 78), 10-Hussain
     Yaser Abdulrahman, 30-Bilal Rajab, 40-Abdulrahman Mesbeh Al
     Meamari; 4-Abdulla Al Berik (35-Yusef Ahmed Ali 68), 8-Saad
     Al-Shammri , 17-Wesam Abdulmajid, 5-Majadi Siddiq, 9-Sayd Bechir
     (46-Mohammed Salem Al Hamad 70), 16-Adel Lamy Mohd.
Coach: Dzemaludin Musovic (Bosnia Herzegovina).
BAN: 1-Md Aminul Hoque; 4-Rajani Barman, 5-Kazi Nazrul Islam,
     14-Mostofa Parvez, 29-Md Ariful Islam, 38-Mahmudul Hasan; 7-Motiur
     Munna, 13-Arif Joy  (15-Arman Aziz 60), 16-Md Abul Hossain (30-Md
     Zahid Hossain 81); 10-Md Alfaz Ahmad, 36-Md Moni (21-Md Ameli 57).
Booked: QAT - Bilal Rajab 77.

In Hong Kong (Hong Kong Stadium)
Hong Kong 0
Uzbekistan 0
Att: 7,608. Ref: Lee Gi-young (South Korea).
HKG: 19-Fan Chun-yip; 5-Lee Wai-lun, 15-Chan Wai-ho, 18-Lee Wai-man,
     8-Cheung Sai-ho  (41-Lee Sze-ming 58), 20-Poon Yiu-cheuk,
     39-Leung Chun-pong (24-Poon Man-tik 64), 7-Chu Siu-kei, 9-Chan
     Siu-ki, 14-Lo Chi-kwan (12-Sham Kwok-keung 46), 23-Gerard Ambassa
     Guy.
Coach: Lai Sun-cheung.
UZB: 1-Evgene Safonov; 3-Andrey Fyodorov, 4-Aleksandr Kletskov, 5-Asror
     Aliqulov, 17-Alexey Nikolaev, 6-Leonid Koshelev, 8-Server Djeparov,
     14-Vladislav Kiryan (10-Victor Karpenko 70), 18-Timur Kapadze;
     31-Zaynitdin Tadjiyev (15-Alexander Geynrikh 69), 42-Pavel Solomin
     (13-Marat Bikmoev 81).
Coach: Valeriy Nepomnyashchiy (Russia).
Booked: HKG - Sham Kwok-keung 52, Lee Sze-ming 68, Poon Yiu-cheuk 79,
              Chan Siu-ki 84, Chan Wai-ho 90+3.
        UZB - Kletskov 49, Geynrikh 79, Nikolaev 84.
Sent off: UZB - Nikolaev 84.

[Oct 11]

In Chittagong (MA Aziz Stadium)
Bangladesh 0
Uzbekistan 4 (Ilyas Zeytullaev 11, Ulugbek Bakaev 18, Server Djeparov
     22, Maksim Shatskikh 29pen)
HT: 0-4. Att: 120. Ref: Tan Hai (China).
BAN: 1-Md Aminul Hoque ; 4-Rajani Barman, 5-Kazi Nazrul Islam,
     14-Mostofa Parvez, 23-Md Waly Faisal, 29-Md Ariful Islam; 7-Motiur
     Munna (17-Mehedi Uzzal 69), 15-Arman Aziz, 16-Md Abul Hossain;
     10-Md Alfaz Ahmad (21-Md Ameli 55), 36-Md Moni (30-Md Zahid
     Hossain 55).
UZB: 21-Temur Juraev; 3-Andrey Fyodorov , 5-Asror Aliqulov,
     19-Ilhomjon Suyunov, 46-Ilyas Zeytullaev (43-Ildar Magdeev 62);
     6-Leonid Koshelev (25-Vitaliy Denisov 46), 8-Server Djeparov,
     18-Timur Kapadze, 24-Islom Innomov; 16-Maksim Shatskikh,
     20-Ulugbek Bakaev (15-Alexander Geynrikh 76).
Coach: Valeriy Nepomnyashchiy (Russia).
Booked: BAN - Mehedi Uzzal 89.

In Al Gharrafa (Al Gharrafa Stadium)
Qatar 2 (Bilal Rajab 43, Hussain Yaser 53)
Hong Kong 0
HT: 1-0. Att: 1,000. Ref: Mohammed Kousa (Syria).
QAT: 1-Mohamed Saqr; 7-Ali Nasser (13-Mohammed Saad Al Sulaity 79),
     10-Hussain Yaser Abdulrahman, 21-Abdulla Obaid Koni , 30-Bilal
     Rajab, 40-Abdulrahman Mesbeh Al Meamari; 17-Wesam Abdulmajid,
     26-Khalfan Al-Khalfan, 27-Younes Ali Rahmati (15-Talal Al Bloushi
     70); 11-Meshaal Abdulla (12-Magid Hassan 65), 16-Adel Lamy Mohd.
Coach: Dzemaludin Musovic (Bosnia Herzegovina).
HKG: 19-Fan Chun-yip ; 5-Lee Wai-lun, 15-Chan Wai-ho, 23-Gerard
     Ambassa Guy, 30-Cristiano Cordeiro; 6-Lau Chi-keung (41-Lee
     Sze-ming 36), 7-Chu Siu-kei, 11-Law Chun-bong, 13-Cheung Kin-fung
     (36-Tse Man-wing 70), 14-Lo Chi-kwan (12-Sham Kwok-keung 52),
     39-Leung Chun-pong.
Coach: Lai Sun-cheung.
Booked: QAT - Younes Ali 14.
        HKG - Cordeiro 84.

[Nov 15]

In Tashkent (Pakhtakor Stadium)
Uzbekistan 2 (Leonid Koshelev 31, Ilyas Zeytullaev 53)
Qatar 0
HT: 1-0. Att: 14,000. Ref: Mohamed Omar Al Saeedi (UAE).
UZB: 12-Ignatiy Nesterov; 3-Andrey Fyodorov , 5-Asror Aliqulov,
     17-Alexey Nikolaev, 25-Vitaliy Denisov, 46-Ilyas Zeytullaev
     (10-Victor Karpenko 71); 6-Leonid Koshelev (15-Alexander Geynrikh
     82), 8-Server Djeparov, 14-Vladislav Kiryan, 18-Timur Kapadze
     (20-Ulugbek Bakaev 88); 16-Maksim Shatskikh.
Coach: Valeriy Nepomnyashchiy (Russia).
QAT: 1-Mohamed Saqr; 7-Ali Nasser (27-Younes Ali Rahmati 80),
     10-Hussain Yaser Abdulrahman, 14-Ibrahim Al Ghanim, 30-Bilal
     Rajab; 4-Abdulla Al Berik, 15-Talal Al Bloushi (12-Magid Hassan
     67), 17-Wesam Abdulmajid , 26-Khalfan Al-Khalfan, 48-Mesaad
     Alhamad (40-Abdulrahman Mesbeh Al Meamari 46); 49-Sebastian
     Quintana.
Coach: Dzemaludin Musovic (Bosnia Herzegovina).
Booked: UZB - Aliqulov 27, Karpenko 71.
        QAT - Bilal Rajab 70.
Sent off: UZB - Shatskikh 58.
          QAT - Abdulla Al Berik 58.

In Hong Kong (Mongkok Stadium)
Hong Kong 2 (Gerard Ambassa Guy 44, 79pen)
Bangladesh 0
HT: 1-0. Att: 1,273. Ref: Kim Dong-jin (South Korea).
HKG: 19-Fan Chun-yip; 5-Lee Wai-lun, 18-Lee Wai-man , 23-Gerard
     Ambassa Guy, 30-Cristiano Cordeiro; 7-Chu Siu-kei (41-Lee Sze-ming
     39), 13-Cheung Kin-fung, 14-Lo Chi-kwan (43-Colly Barnes Ezeh 88),
     27-Wong Chun-yue (12-Sham Kwok-keung 69); 39-Leung Chun-pong,
     9-Chan Siu-ki.
Coach: Tsang Wai-chung.
BAN: 1-Md Aminul Hoque ; 4-Rajani Barman, 5-Kazi Nazrul Islam,
     14-Mostofa Parvez, 23-Md Waly Faisal, 29-Md Ariful Islam; 7-Motiur
     Munna (30-Md Zahid Hossain 71), 15-Arman Aziz, 16-Md Abul Hossain
     (24-Md Faisal Mahmood 64); 10-Md Alfaz Ahmad (33-Mohammad Mazharul
     Islam 78), 21-Md Ameli.
Booked: HKG - Ezeh 90.
        BAN - Parvez 66, Arman Aziz 69, Ariful Islam 90+1.
Sent off: BAN - Aminul Hoque 77.

     Standings              P   W   D   L   F   A  Pts
     1.QATAR                6   5   0   1  14   4  15
     2.UZBEKISTAN           6   3   2   1  14   4  11
     3.Hong Kong            6   2   2   2   5   7   8
     4.Bangladesh           6   0   0   6   1  19   0




2007 (overview file)


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