1976 AFC Asian Cup
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1976 AFC Asian Cup

1976 AFC Asian Cup
Asian Cup Iran 1976
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Tournament details
Host countryIran
Dates3-13 June
Teams6
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Iran
Runners-up Kuwait
Third place China PR
Fourth place Iraq
Tournament statistics
Matches played10
Goals scored25 (2.5 per match)
Top scorer(s)Kuwait Fathi Kamel
Iran Gholam Hossein Mazloumi
Iran Nasser Nouraei
(3 goals each)
Best player(s)Iran Ali Parvin
1972
1980

The 1976 AFC Asian Cup was the 6th edition of the men's AFC Asian Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The finals were hosted by Iran between 3 and 13 June 1976. The field of six teams was split into two groups of three. Iran won their third title in a row, beating Kuwait in the final.[1]

Qualification

Venues

The two host cities, Tehran and Tabriz, with two venues was used for the 1976 AFC Asian Cup.

Tabriz Tehran
Bagh Shomal Stadium Aryamehr Stadium
Capacity: 25,000 Capacity: 100,000
Takhti Stadium Tabriz.jpg Azadi Stadium ACL 2018.jpg

Squads

Group stage

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Kuwait 2 2 0 0 3 0 +3 4
 China PR 2 0 1 1 1 2 -1 1
 Malaysia 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2 1


Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Iran 2 2 0 0 10 0 +10 4
 Iraq 2 1 0 1 1 2 -1 2
 South Yemen 2 0 0 2 0 9 -9 0
Iran 2-0 Iraq
Nouraei Goal 45
Roshan Goal 58
Attendance: 50,000


Iran 8-0 South Yemen
Azizi Goal 1773
Nouraei Goal 4042
Khorshidi Goal 45
Mazloumi Goal 637480
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Akram Ul Haq (India)

Knockout stage

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
11 June-Tehran
 
 
 Kuwait (a.e.t.)3
 
13 June-Tehran
 
 Iraq2
 
 Kuwait0
 
11 June-Tehran
 
 Iran1
 
 Iran (a.e.t.)2
 
 
 China PR0
 
Third place
 
 
13 June-Tehran
 
 
 Iraq0
 
 
 China PR1

Semi-finals

Kuwait 3-2 (a.e.t.) Iraq
Ibrahim Goal 11
Kameel Goal 77100
Abdul-Jalil Goal 46
Hassan Goal 85
Attendance: 60,000

Iran 2-0 (a.e.t.) China PR
Khorshidi Goal 100
Roshan Goal 119
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Asami (Japan)

Third place play-off

Iraq 0-1 China PR
He Jia Goal 61

Final

Attendance: 100,000


Winners

 1976 AFC Asian Cup Winners 

Iran
Third title

Goalscorers

With three goals, Gholam Hossein Mazloumi, Nasser Nouraei and Fathi Kameel are the top scorers in the tournament. In total, 25 goals were scored by 16 different players, with none of them credited as own goal.

3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

Final positions

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Iran 4 4 0 0 13 0 +13 8
2  Kuwait 4 3 0 1 6 3 +3 6
3  China PR 4 1 1 2 2 4 -2 3
4  Iraq 4 1 0 3 3 6 -3 2
Eliminated in the First Stage
5  Malaysia 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2 1
6  South Yemen 2 0 0 2 0 9 -9 0

References

  1. ^ "Asian Cup: Know Your History - Part One (1956-1988)". Goal.com. 2011-01-07. Retrieved .

External links


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