1980 AFC Asian Cup
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1980 AFC Asian Cup

1980 AFC Asian Cup
Asian Cup Kuwait 1980
? 1980
Tournament details
Host countryKuwait
Dates15-30 September
Teams10
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Kuwait
Runners-up South Korea
Third place Iran
Fourth place North Korea
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored76 (3.17 per match)
Top scorer(s)Iran Behtash Fariba
South Korea Choi Soon-ho
(7 goals each)
1976
1984

The 1980 AFC Asian Cup was the 7th edition of the men's AFC Asian Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).[1] The finals were hosted by Kuwait between 15 and 30 September 1980. The field of ten teams was split into two groups of five. Kuwait won their first championship, beating Korea Republic in the final 3-0.

Qualification

  •  Kuwait qualified automatically as host
  •  Iran qualified automatically as defending champions

The other 8 qualifying teams were:

Venues

Squads

For a list of all squads that played in the final tournament, see 1980 AFC Asian Cup squads.

Group stage

Key to colours in group tables
Group winners and runners-up advanced to the semi-finals

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Iran 4 2 2 0 12 4 +8 6
 North Korea 4 3 0 1 9 7 +2 6
 Syria 4 2 1 1 3 2 +1 5
 China PR 4 1 1 2 9 5 +4 3
 Bangladesh 4 0 0 4 2 17 -15 0

Iran 0-0 Syria




Bangladesh 0-7 Iran
Fariba Goal 11348082
Roshan Goal 21
Barzegari Goal 2787




Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Korea 4 3 1 0 10 2 +8 7
 Kuwait 4 2 1 1 8 5 +3 5
 Malaysia 4 1 2 1 5 5 0 4
 Qatar 4 1 1 2 3 8 -5 3
 United Arab Emirates 4 0 1 3 3 9 -6 1



Kuwait 3-1 Malaysia
Kameel Goal 20
Yaqoub Goal 53 (pen.)77 (pen.)
Zulkifli Goal 44






Kuwait 4-0 Qatar
Al-Dakhil Goal 3257
Yaqoub Goal 50 (pen.)
Al-Anberi Goal 66

Knockout stage

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
28 September - Kuwait
 
 
 Iran1
 
30 September - Kuwait
 
 Kuwait2
 
 Kuwait3
 
28 September - Kuwait
 
 South Korea0
 
 South Korea2
 
 
 North Korea1
 
Third place
 
 
29 September - Kuwait
 
 
 Iran3
 
 
 North Korea0

Semi-finals

Iran 1-2 Kuwait
Faraki Goal 90 Yaqoub Goal 63
Al-Dakhil Goal 85

Third place play-off

Iran 3-0 North Korea
Fariba Goal 49
Faraki Goal 6676

Final

Statistics

Goalscorers

7 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

Awards

Top scorer

Team of the Tournament

Final standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Kuwait 6 4 1 1 13 6 +7 9
2  South Korea 6 4 1 1 12 6 +6 9
3  Iran 6 3 2 1 16 6 +10 8
4  North Korea 6 3 0 3 10 12 -2 6
Eliminated in the First Stage
5  Syria 4 2 1 1 3 2 +1 5
6  Malaysia 4 1 2 1 5 5 0 4
7  China PR 4 1 1 2 9 5 +4 3
8  Qatar 4 1 1 2 3 8 -5 3
9  United Arab Emirates 4 0 1 3 3 9 -6 1
10  Bangladesh 4 0 0 4 2 17 -15 0

References

  1. ^ "Asian Cup: Know Your History - Part One (1956-1988)". Goal.com. 7 January 2011. Retrieved 2015.

External links


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