2008 AFC Futsal Championship
ฟุตซอลชิงแชมป์เอเชีย 2008
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Tournament details
Host countryThailand
DatesMay 11–18
Teams16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Iran (9th title)
Runners-up Thailand
Third place Japan
Fourth place China
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored240 (7.5 per match)
Attendance42,820 (1,338 per match)
Top scorer(s)Iran Vahid Shamsaei (13)
Best player(s)Iran Vahid Shamsaei
2007
2010

The 2008 AFC Futsal Championship was held in Bangkok, Thailand from 11 May to 18 May 2008. The tournament acted as a qualifying tournament for the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Brazil.

Qualification

Main article: 2008 AFC Futsal Championship qualification

Venues

Bangkok
Hua Mark Indoor Stadium Nimibutr Indoor Stadium
Capacity: 6,000 Capacity: 5,600
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Draw

The draw for the 2008 AFC Futsal Championship was held on 11 April 2008 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

 Iran
 Japan
 Kyrgyzstan
 Uzbekistan

 Australia
 Lebanon
 Tajikistan
 Thailand

 China
 Iraq
 South Korea
 Turkmenistan

 Chinese Taipei
 Indonesia
 Kuwait
 Malaysia

Group stage

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Thailand 3 3 0 0 15 1 +14 9
 Kyrgyzstan 3 2 0 1 14 4 +10 6
 Indonesia 3 1 0 2 6 20 −14 3
 Iraq 3 0 0 3 4 14 −10 0
Source:[citation needed]
Kyrgyzstan 5 – 1 Indonesia
Abdyraimov 6'
Djetybaev 18', 22'
Mendibaev 26'
Duvanaev 38'
Report Wiyantoro 37'
Nimibutr Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Alireza Sohrabi (Iran)

Thailand 1 – 0 Iraq
Janta 12' Report
Nimibutr Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 4,700
Referee: Badrul Hisham Kalam (Malaysia)

Indonesia 0 – 11 Thailand
Report Munjarern 5', 16', 35', 36'
Ihsan 12' (o.g.)
Suttiroj 19'
Khumthinkaew 30'
Janta 33'
Santanaprasit 38', 39'
Tangtung 40'
Nimibutr Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Karim Sistani (Iran)

Iraq 0 – 8 Kyrgyzstan
Report Djetybaev 18', 27'
Malinin 23'
Sundeev 32'
Djumataev 34', 35'
Kadyrov 38'
Saad 39' (o.g.)
Nimibutr Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 200
Referee: Scott Kidson (Australia)

Kyrgyzstan 1 – 3 Thailand
Kanetov 31' Report Munjarern 16'
Ekkapan Suratsawang 31'
Santanaprasit 38'
Nimibutr Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Badrul Hisham Kalam (Malaysia)

Iraq 4 – 5 Indonesia
Saad 15'
Ghazi 19', 23'
Khalid 24'
Report Assegaff 3'
Handoyo 20'
Ladjanibi 29', 36'
Karmadi 39'
Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 100
Referee: Shinichi Hirano (Japan)

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Japan 3 3 0 0 16 5 +11 9
 Australia 3 2 0 1 11 5 +6 6
 Turkmenistan 3 1 0 2 8 9 −1 3
 Chinese Taipei 3 0 0 3 4 20 −16 0
Source:[citation needed]
Japan 8 – 2 Chinese Taipei
Ono 4'
Kanayama 13', 31'
Lee Meng-chian 15' (o.g.)
Komiyama 19'
Inaba 26'
Kogure 32', 37'
Report Chang Fu-hsiang 11', 33'
Nimibutr Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Nurdin Bukuev (Kyrgyzstan)

Australia 3 – 1 Turkmenistan
Giovenali 17'
Zeballos 31'
Vizzari 40'
Report Allaberdiyev 7'
Nimibutr Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Kim Jang-kwan (South Korea)

Chinese Taipei 0 – 6 Australia
Report Fang Ching-jen 13' (o.g.)
Wright 14', 23', 35'
Vizzari 34'
Zeballos 40'
Nimibutr Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 750
Referee: Li Zhizhong (China)

Turkmenistan 1 – 4 Japan
Muhamedmuradov 37' Report Fujii 1'
Inada 10'
Kanayama 13'
Kishimoto 27'
Nimibutr Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 400
Referee: Ali Sabah (Iraq)

Japan 4 – 2 Australia
Kanayama 25'
Ono 28'
Inada 32'
Komiyama 40'
Report Zeballos 13'
Haydon 16'
Nimibutr Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 1,300
Referee: Li Zhizhong (China)

Turkmenistan 6 – 2 Chinese Taipei
Resulov 7', 34'
Esenmamedov 29'
Orazov 32'
Muhamedmuradov 39'
Tashliyev 39'
Report Huang Shih-chan 30'
Chen Chun-chieh 35'
Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 50
Referee: Prasert Krutsri (Thailand)

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Uzbekistan 3 3 0 0 19 4 +15 9
 Lebanon 3 1 1 1 12 14 −2 4
 Malaysia 3 1 0 2 8 19 −11 3
 South Korea 3 0 1 2 11 13 −2 1
Source:[citation needed]
Uzbekistan 10 – 0 Malaysia
Tajibaev 12', 15', 22', 32'
Odushev 18'
Holmatov 28'
Farhutdinov 29'
Yusupdjanov 34', 40'
Tojiboev 35'
Report
Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 300
Referee: Mohammad Al-Haddad (Kuwait)

Lebanon 5 – 5 South Korea
Said 18'
Takaji 27', 39'
Itani 39'
Atwi 39'
Report Jung Hae-hyuck 5'
Shin Han-kook 16'
Kang Hyun-uk 24'
Abou-Chaaya 26' (o.g.)
Kim In-woo 39'
Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 300
Referee: Li Zhizhong (China)

Malaysia 4 – 6 Lebanon
Abdul Aziz 4'
Sarmin 9'
Haris 25'
Zulkhapri 29'
Report Atwi 5', 8' (pen.)
Takaji 21', 26'
Said 26'
Abou-Chaaya 32'
Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 150
Referee: Shinichi Hirano (Japan)

South Korea 3 – 4 Uzbekistan
Lee Jong-yun 17'
Shin Han-kook 18'
Jung Hyuk 18'
Report Farhutdinov 5', 22'
Odushev 12', 36'
Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 150
Referee: Rey Ritaga (Philippines)

Uzbekistan 5 – 1 Lebanon
Mamdjonov 9'
Farhutdinov 25'
Irsaliev 27', 33'
Yusupdjanov 37'
Report Itani 9'
Nimibutr Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 220
Referee: Mohammad Al-Haddad (Kuwait)

South Korea 3 – 4 Malaysia
Zulkhapri 6' (o.g.)
Kang Hyun-uk 22'
Lee Jong-yun 36'
Report Haris 8'
Mohamad 14', 37'
Zainal 22'
Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 100
Referee: Christopher Colley (Australia)

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Iran 3 3 0 0 34 1 +33 9
 China 3 2 0 1 19 8 +11 6
 Tajikistan 3 1 0 2 6 27 −21 3
 Kuwait 3 0 0 3 4 27 −23 0
Source:[citation needed]
Iran 12 – 0 Kuwait
Taheri 10', 27'
Heidarian 10'
Raeisi 15', 39'
Shamsaei 16', 37'
Hassanzadeh 19', 36'
Asghari 22'
Hashemzadeh 23'
Keshavarz 35'
Report
Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 400
Referee: Kazuya Isokawa (Japan)

Tajikistan 0 – 9 China
Report Liang Shuang 1'
Hu Jie 2'
Li Xin 6', 33'
Wang Wei 8'
Zhang Xiao 13'
Wu Zhuoxi 15' (pen.)
Zhang Jiong 29'
Zhang Xi 38'
Nimibutr Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 50
Referee: Christopher Colley (Australia)

Kuwait 4 – 6 Tajikistan
Al-Otaibi 17'
Al-Nagi 20'
Al-Nakkas 35'
Al-Othman 39'
Report Faizullaev 5', 18'
Ismoilov 10'
Ulmasov 13', 29'
Jumaev 37'
Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 100
Referee: Sayfiddin Amanov (Uzbekistan)

China 1 – 8 Iran
Liang Shuang 38' Report Taheri 3'
Shamsaei 9', 29'
Hassanzadeh 26', 35'
Heidarian 26'
Latifi 31'
Mohammadi 38'
Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 300
Referee: Prasert Krutsri (Thailand)

Iran 14 – 0 Tajikistan
Hassanzadeh 5'
Sufiev 7' (o.g.)
Shamsaei 9', 13', 14', 40', 40'
Tayyebi 9', 13'
Latifi 13', 18'
Ismoilov 15' (o.g.)
Asghari 36'
Heidarian 36'
Report
Nimibutr Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 600
Referee: Ali Sabah (Iraq)

China 9 – 0 Kuwait
Liu Xinyi 2'
Wang Wei 8', 11', 31'
Zhang Xiao 12', 22'
Li Xin 19'
Zhang Xi 36'
Wu Zhuoxi 37'
Report
Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 100
Referee: Abdulrahman Abdulqader (Bahrain)

Knockout stage

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
May 15 – Bangkok
 
 
 Thailand5
 
May 16 – Bangkok
 
 Australia2
 
 Thailand7
 
May 15 – Bangkok
 
 China3
 
 Uzbekistan1
 
May 18 – Bangkok
 
 China4
 
 Thailand0
 
May 15 – Bangkok
 
 Iran4
 
 Japan4
 
May 16 – Bangkok
 
 Kyrgyzstan0
 
 Japan0
 
May 15 – Bangkok
 
 Iran1 Third place
 
 Iran9
 
May 18 – Bangkok
 
 Lebanon1
 
 China3
 
 
 Japan5
 

Quarter-finals

Thailand 5 – 2 Australia
Ekkapong Suratsawang 7', 8'
Saisorn 17', 39'
Janta 35'
Report Fernando 15', 28'
Nimibutr Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Nurdin Bukuev (Kyrgyzstan)

Uzbekistan 1 – 4 China
Tajibaev 38' Report Liu Xinyi 19'
Wu Zhuoxi 33'
Liang Shuang 39'
Li Xin 39'
Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 150
Referee: Kazuya Isokawa (Japan)

Japan 4 – 0 Kyrgyzstan
Ono 17'
Duvanaev 19' (o.g.)
Inada 34'
Kanayama 37'
Report
Nimibutr Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 2,200
Referee: Badrul Hisham Kalam (Malaysia)

Iran 9 – 1 Lebanon
Taheri 3', 30'
Hashemzadeh 9'
Mohammadi 10'
Shamsaei 12'
Hassanzadeh 23'
Latifi 35'
Tayyebi 36'
Raeisi 38'
Report Fadlallah 37'
Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 200
Referee: Kim Jang-kwan (South Korea)

Semi-finals

Thailand 7 – 3 China
Saisorn 5', 14'
Innui 10', 25'
Munjarern 18'
Janta 20'
Santanaprasit 26'
Report Liu Xinyi 18'
Li Jian 33'
Li Xin 36'
Nimibutr Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 2,800
Referee: Kim Jang-kwan (South Korea)

Japan 0 – 1 Iran
Report Shamsaei 20'
Nimibutr Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 3,200
Referee: Scott Kidson (Australia)

Third place play-off

China 3 – 5 Japan
Zhang Xi 25'
Liu Xinyi 33'
Liang Shuang 36'
Report Ono 7'
Inada 22'
Kogure 35'
Komiyama 40', 40'
Nimibutr Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Nurdin Bukuev (Kyrgyzstan)

Final

Thailand 0 – 4 Iran
Report Latifi 8'
Shamsaei 16', 23'
Heidarian 37'
Nimibutr Indoor Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Li Zhizhong (China)

Awards

 AFC Futsal Championship 2008 Winners 

Iran
9th title
Asghar Ghahremani, Mohammad Taheri, Mohammad Keshavarz, Mohammad Hashemzadeh, Javad Asghari Moghaddam, Kazem Mohammadi, Vahid Shamsaei, Mohammad Reza Heidarian, Majid Latifi, Mostafa Nazari, Majid Raeisi, Mostafa Tayyebi, Ali Asghar Hassanzadeh, Hamid Reza Abrarinia
Coach: Iran Hossein Shams

Goalscorers

13 goals
6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goals

References