2003 AFC Futsal Championship
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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 7' Al-Othman 17'
Penalties
5 – 6

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

Japan 7 – 0 Chinese Taipei
Fujii
Ichihara
Watanabe
Sagane
Kogure

Iran 7 – 2 Uzbekistan
Shamsaei
Dadashi
Mohammadi
Abdollahnejad
Zareei

Semi-finals

Japan 3 – 2 (a.e.t.) Thailand
Kogure 10'
Maeda 13' gold-colored soccer ball 50'
Issarasuwipakorn 5'
Munjarern 35'

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

Third place play-off

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

Final

Japan 4 – 6 Iran
Nambata 12'
Suzumura 26'
Maeda 28'
Ichihara 33'
Heidarian 2', 31'
Shamsaei 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