2003 AFC Futsal Championship
Tournament details
Host countryIran
DatesJuly 27 – August 5
Teams16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Iran (5th title)
Runners-up Japan
Third place Thailand
Fourth place Kuwait
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored286 (8.94 per match)
Top scorer(s)Iran Vahid Shamsaei (24)
Best player(s)Iran Vahid Shamsaei
2002
2004

The 2003 AFC Futsal Championship was held in Tehran and Karaj, Iran from 27 July to 5 August 2003.

Venues

Tehran Karaj
Azadi Indoor Stadium Enghelab Indoor Stadium
Capacity: 12,000 Capacity: 2,500
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Draw

Group A Group B Group C Group D

 Japan
 Kuwait
 Macau
 Palestine

 South Korea
 Indonesia
 Chinese Taipei
 Hong Kong
 Brunei

 Iran
 Kyrgyzstan
 China
 Lebanon

 Thailand
 Uzbekistan
 Iraq
 Malaysia
 Turkmenistan

Group stage

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Japan 3 3 0 0 23 1 +22 9
 Kuwait 3 2 0 1 23 13 +10 6
 Palestine 3 1 0 2 16 15 +1 3
 Macau 3 0 0 3 2 35 −33 0
Source:[citation needed]
Japan 4 – 0 Palestine

Kuwait 12 – 1 Macau

Kuwait 11 – 7 Palestine

Japan 14 – 1 Macau

Japan 5 – 0 Kuwait

Macau 0 – 9 Palestine

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Korea 3 3 0 0 18 10 +8 9
 Chinese Taipei 3 2 0 1 14 14 0 6
 Hong Kong 3 1 0 2 13 15 −2 3
 Indonesia 3 0 0 3 14 20 −6 0
Source:[citation needed]
South Korea 5 – 2 Hong Kong

South Korea 6 – 4 Indonesia

Chinese Taipei 4 – 3 Hong Kong

Chinese Taipei 6 – 4 Indonesia

Hong Kong 8 – 6 Indonesia

South Korea 7 – 4 Chinese Taipei

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Iran 3 3 0 0 37 5 +32 9
 Kyrgyzstan 3 2 0 1 15 16 −1 6
 Lebanon 3 1 0 2 8 23 −15 3
 China 3 0 0 3 9 25 −16 0
Source:[citation needed]
Iran 15 – 2 Lebanon

China 4 – 9 Kyrgyzstan

China 3 – 4 Lebanon

Iran 10 – 1 Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan 5 – 2 Lebanon

Iran 12 – 2 China

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Thailand 3 3 0 0 11 1 +10 9
 Uzbekistan 3 2 0 1 10 5 +5 6
 Iraq 3 1 0 2 12 10 +2 3
 Malaysia 3 0 0 3 3 20 −17 0
Source:[citation needed]
Thailand 3 – 1 Iraq

Thailand 7 – 0 Malaysia

Iraq 3 – 5 Uzbekistan

Thailand 1 – 0 Uzbekistan

Iraq 8 – 2 Malaysia

Malaysia 1 – 5 Uzbekistan

Knockout stage

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
August 3 – Tehran
 
 
 Japan7
 
August 4 – Tehran
 
 Chinese Taipei0
 
 Japan (aet)3
 
August 3 – Tehran
 
 Thailand2
 
 Thailand2
 
August 5 – Tehran
 
 Kyrgyzstan1
 
 Japan4
 
August 3 – Tehran
 
 Iran6
 
 Iran7
 
August 4 – Tehran
 
 Uzbekistan2
 
 Iran10
 
August 3 – Tehran
 
 Kuwait2 Third place
 
 South Korea1 (5)
 
August 5 – Tehran
 
 Kuwait (p)1 (6)
 
 Thailand8
 
 
 Kuwait2
 

Quarter-finals

South Korea 1 – 1 (a.e.t.) Kuwait
Kim Chul-ho Goal 7' Al-Othman Goal 17'
Penalties
5 – 6

Thailand 2 – 1 Kyrgyzstan
Polsak Goal 14'
Issarasuwipakorn Goal 36'
Abdyraimov Goal 37'

Japan 7 – 0 Chinese Taipei
Fujii Goal Goal Goal
Ichihara Goal
Watanabe Goal
Sagane Goal
Kogure Goal

Iran 7 – 2 Uzbekistan
Shamsaei Goal Goal Goal
Dadashi Goal
Mohammadi Goal
Abdollahnejad Goal
Zareei Goal
Goal
Goal

Semi-finals

Japan 3 – 2 (a.e.t.) Thailand
Kogure Goal 10'
Maeda Goal 13' Golden goal 50'
Issarasuwipakorn Goal 5'
Munjarern Goal 35'

Iran 10 – 2 Kuwait
Mohammadi Goal Goal
Shamsaei Goal Goal
Shandizi Goal Goal
Abdollahnejad Goal Goal
Raeisi Goal
Zareei Goal
Hussain Goal
Al-Mass Goal

Third place play-off

Thailand 8 – 2 Kuwait
Polsak Goal 3'
Piemkum Goal 9'22'
Munjarern Goal 13'16'19'
Innui Goal 37'39'
Al-Othman Goal 26'
Al-Enezi Goal 34'

Final

Japan 4 – 6 Iran
Nambata Goal 12'
Suzumura Goal 26'
Maeda Goal 28'
Ichihara Goal 33'
Heidarian Goal 2'31'
Shamsaei Goal 5'6'22'38'
Azadi Indoor Stadium, Tehran
Attendance: 12,000

Awards

 AFC Futsal Championship 2003 Winners 

Iran
5th title
Vahid Shamsaei, Mohammad Hashemzadeh, Siamak Dadashi, Saeid Abdollahnejad, Mohammad Reza Heidarian, Reza Nasseri, Hamid Shandizi, Kazem Mohammadi, Mohsen Zareei, Ali Saneei, Ahmad Pariazar, Majid Raeisi, Hamid Neshatjoo, Hamid Reza Abrarinia
Coach: Iran Mohammad Hassan Ansarifard

References