2001 AFC Futsal Championship
Tournament details
Host countryIran
DatesJuly 14–20
Teams14 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Iran (3rd title)
Runners-up Uzbekistan
Third place South Korea
Fourth place Japan
Tournament statistics
Matches played34
Goals scored328 (9.65 per match)
Top scorer(s)Iran Vahid Shamsaei (31)
2000
2002

The 2001 AFC Futsal Championship was held in Tehran, Iran from 14 July to 20 July 2001.

Venue

Tehran
Azadi Indoor Stadium
Capacity: 12,000
Azadi Indoor Stadium 9.jpg

Draw

Group A Group B Group C

 Iran
 Japan
 Singapore
 Chinese Taipei
 Palestine

 Kazakhstan
 Uzbekistan
 Malaysia
 Kuwait
 Tajikistan

 Thailand
 South Korea
 Kyrgyzstan
 Iraq

Group stage

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Iran 4 4 0 0 62 9 +53 12
 Palestine 4 3 0 1 22 23 −1 9
 Japan 4 2 0 2 20 17 +3 6
 Chinese Taipei 4 1 0 3 16 25 −9 3
 Singapore 4 0 0 4 6 52 −46 0
Source:[citation needed]
Iran 16 – 4 Palestine

Chinese Taipei 7 – 3 Singapore

Palestine 6 – 3 Chinese Taipei

Japan 6 – 5 Chinese Taipei

Iran 28 – 0 Singapore

Singapore 1 – 8 Japan

Palestine 3 – 2 Japan

Iran 10 – 1 Chinese Taipei

Japan 4 – 8 Iran

Singapore 2 – 9 Palestine

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Kazakhstan 4 3 1 0 22 6 +16 10
 Uzbekistan 4 3 1 0 22 10 +12 10
 Kuwait 4 2 0 2 12 14 −2 6
 Tajikistan 4 1 0 3 16 26 −10 3
 Malaysia 4 0 0 4 11 27 −16 0
Source:[citation needed]
Kazakhstan 4 – 0 Kuwait

Tajikistan 9 – 1 Malaysia

Kuwait 6 – 4 Tajikistan

Uzbekistan 7 – 1 Tajikistan

Kazakhstan 4 – 2 Malaysia

Malaysia 5 – 10 Uzbekistan

Kuwait 2 – 3 Uzbekistan

Kazakhstan 12 – 2 Tajikistan

Uzbekistan 2 – 2 Kazakhstan

Malaysia 3 – 4 Kuwait

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Thailand 3 2 0 1 21 10 +11 6
 South Korea 3 2 0 1 15 15 0 6
 Kyrgyzstan 3 1 1 1 13 16 −3 4
 Iraq 3 0 1 2 8 16 −8 1
Source:[citation needed]
Thailand 3 – 4 Kyrgyzstan

Iraq 1 – 3 South Korea

Kyrgyzstan 5 – 5 Iraq

South Korea 4 – 10 Thailand

Iraq 2 – 8 Thailand

Kyrgyzstan 4 – 8 South Korea

Third placed teams

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Japan 4 2 0 2 20 17 +3 6
 Kuwait 4 2 0 2 12 14 −2 6
 Kyrgyzstan 3 1 1 1 13 16 −3 4
Source:[citation needed]

Knockout stage

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
July 18 – Tehran
 
 
 Iran18
 
July 20 – Tehran
 
 Kuwait2
 
 Iran8
 
July 18 – Tehran
 
 Japan2
 
 Kazakhstan2 (6)
 
July 20 – Tehran
 
 Japan (p)2 (7)
 
 Iran9
 
July 18 – Tehran
 
 Uzbekistan0
 
 Thailand3
 
July 20 – Tehran
 
 Uzbekistan (aet)4
 
 Uzbekistan4
 
July 18 – Tehran
 
 South Korea0 Third place
 
 Palestine2
 
July 20 – Tehran
 
 South Korea3
 
 Japan1
 
 
 South Korea2
 

Quarter-finals

Iran 18 – 2 Kuwait

Kazakhstan 2 – 2 (a.e.t.) Japan
Penalties
6 – 7

Thailand 3 – 4 (a.e.t.) Uzbekistan

Palestine 2 – 3 South Korea

Semi-finals

Iran 8 – 2 Japan

Uzbekistan 4 – 0 South Korea

Third place play-off

Japan 1 – 2 South Korea

Final

Iran 9 – 0 Uzbekistan
Saneei
Dadashi
Hashemzadeh
Heidarian
Pariazar
Shamsaei
Azadi Indoor Stadium, Tehran
Attendance: 12,000

Awards

 AFC Futsal Championship 2001 Winners 

Iran
3rd title
Amir Farrashi, Mansour Molaei, Reza Nasseri, Mohammad Reza Heidarian, Ali Saneei, Mohammad Hashemzadeh, Ahmad Pariazar, Kazem Mohammadi, Majid Raeisi, Hamid Shandizi, Vahid Shamsaei, Siamak Dadashi, Mojtaba Moeini, Majid Molazem
Coach: Netherlands Victor Hermans

References