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2006 AFC Youth Championship

2006 AFC Youth Championship
Tournament details
Host countryIndia
Dates29 October - 12 November
Venue(s)4 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions North Korea
Runners-up Japan
Third place South Korea
Fourth place Jordan
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored91 (2.84 per match)
Attendance51,050 (1,595 per match)
Top scorer(s)South Korea Shim Young-sung (5 goals)
2004
2008
All statistics correct as of 21 March.

The Asian Football Confederation's AFC Youth Championship 2006 was the 34th instance of the AFC Youth Championship. It was held from 29 October to 12 November 2006 in India. It was the first time for India to host this tournament. Sixteen teams from the AFC qualified to the finals.

The tournament was won by North Korea, their second championship after sharing the trophy with Iran in 1976, defeating Japan 5-3 in a penalty shootout after extra time finished in a 1-1 draw. South Korea defeated Jordan 2-0 to finish third.

The tournament also served as the Asian qualifying tournament for the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup, with a place for the 4 semi-finalists of the tournament.

Qualification

33 Teams entered the Qualification, the teams were drawn into 14 groups. 11 groups with each three teams and 3 groups with two teams. The Qualification took part from November 2005 to December 2005 (except Group D which was scheduled to play in November 2005 but was postponed after the 2005 Amman bombings and played in February 2006). The Group-Winners qualified for the tournament, a Play-Off Game between the best second-placed teams from ASEAN (Myanmar) and East Asia (North Korea) was scheduled to in Kuala Lumpur on 15 February 2006. But after the withdrawal of Myanmar, the North Koreans qualified automatically. Hosts India were exempt from the qualification.

Final tournament

Participants

Venues

City Original stadium names Capacity
Kolkata Salt Lake Stadium 120,000
Kolkata Howrah Municipal Corporation Stadium 5,000
Bengaluru Sree Kanteerava Stadium 30,000
Bengaluru Bengaluru Stadium 15,000

Squads

Group stage

Group A

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 South Korea 9 3 3 0 0 13 0 +13
 Jordan 4 3 1 1 1 3 5 -2
 Kyrgyzstan 2 3 0 2 1 1 8 -7
 India 1 3 0 1 2 3 7 -4
Attendance: 500
Referee: Nishimura (Japan)

India 1-1 Kyrgyzstan
Bhowmick Goal 71 (pen) Amirov Goal 44
Attendance: 600
Referee: Torky (Iran)

Jordan 3-2 India
Abu Salim Goal 33
Nofal Goal 64 Goal 87
Cardozo Goal 25
Matondkar Goal 77
Attendance: 250
Referee: Irmatov (Uzbekistan)

Kyrgyzstan 0-7 South Korea
Lee Sang-ho Goal 5 Goal 63
Shin Young-rok Goal 13 Goal 50 Goal 71 (pen)
Miagkih Goal 20 (og)
Park Hyun-beom Goal 84
Attendance: 300
Referee: Nishimura (Japan)

Attendance: 500
Referee: Basma (Syria)

Group B

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 China PR 9 3 3 0 0 4 1 +3
Australia Australia 6 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3
 Thailand 3 3 1 0 2 3 5 -2
 United Arab Emirates 0 3 0 0 3 2 6 -4
Attendance: 300
Referee: Shaban (Kuwait)

Attendance: 150
Referee: Basma (Syria)

Australia Australia3-1 Thailand
Burns Goal 26 Goal 90+2
Vidosic Goal 33 (pen)
Phukom Goal 40 (pen)
Attendance: 100
Referee: Torky (Iran)

United Arab Emirates 1-2 China PR
Mesmari Goal 49 Wang Goal 6 (pen), Goal 46
Attendance: 100
Referee: Shaban (Kuwait)

Attendance: 500
Referee: Nishimura (Japan)

Group C

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Japan 6 3 2 0 1 7 2 +5
 North Korea 6 3 2 0 1 6 2 +4
 Iran 6 3 2 0 1 5 7 -2
 Tajikistan 0 3 0 0 3 1 8 -7
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Ibrahim (Bahrain)


Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Mujghef (Jordan)

Tajikistan 0-4 Japan
Morishima Goal 8 Goal 34
Kashiwagi Goal 57
Morishige Goal 68
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Al Hilali (Oman)

Japan 1-2 Iran
Umesaki Goal 22 Kamyabinia Goal 52
Ale-Khamis Goal 72
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Sarkar (India)

Attendance: 500
Referee: Mujghef (Jordan)

Group D

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Iraq 7 3 2 1 0 8 3 +5
 Saudi Arabia 7 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4
 Vietnam 3 3 1 0 2 3 6 -3
 Malaysia 0 3 0 0 3 1 7 -6
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Huang Junjie (China)

Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Surkar (India)


Vietnam 1-3 Iraq
Nguyen Van Khai Goal 75 (pen) Ali Goal 11
Abdul-Zahra Goal 36 Goal 81

Iraq 3-0 Malaysia
Khalaf Goal 55
Hussein Goal 81
Abdul-Zahra Goal 83

Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Huang Junjie (China)

Knockout stage

Knockout Map

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
6 November - Kolkata
 
 
 South Korea2
 
9 November - Kolkata
 
 Australia1
 
 South Korea2 (2)
 
6 November - Bangalore
 
 Japan (pen.)2 (3)
 
 Japan2
 
11 November - Kolkata
 
 Saudi Arabia1
 
 Japan1 (3)
 
6 November - Kolkata
 
 North Korea (pen.)1 (5)
 
 China PR1
 
9 November - Kolkata
 
 Jordan2
 
 Jordan0
 
6 November - Bangalore
 
 North Korea1 Third place
 
 Iraq0
 
11 November - Kolkata
 
 North Korea2
 
 South Korea2
 
 
 Jordan0
 

Quarter finals

Attendance: 600
Referee: Basma (Syria)

Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Al Hilali (Oman)

China PR 1-2 Jordan
Yang Goal 70 Omran Goal 33
Abdullah Goal 68 (pen)
Attendance: 150
Referee: Irmatov (Uzbekistan)

Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Subrata (India)

Semi finals

Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Torky (Iran)

Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Surkar (India)

Third Place Play Off

Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Al Hilali (Oman)

Finals

Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Shaban (Qatar)

Winners

 2006 AFC Youth Championship Winners 

North Korea
Second title

Qualification to World Youth Championship

The following teams qualified for the 2007 FIFA World Youth Championship.

Awards

Top Goalscorers Most Valuable Player Fair Play Trophy
South Korea Shim Young-sung North Korea Kim Kum-il  North Korea

Goalscorers

5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goals
  • Kyrgyzstan Stepan Miagkih (playing against South Korea)
  • Malaysia Baddrol Bakhtiar (playing against Vietnam)

Top scoring teams

References

External links


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