2004 AFC Asian Cup

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2004 AFC Asian Cup
2004年亚洲杯足球赛
2004 AFC Asian Cup logo.svg
Logo of the 2004 Asian Cup
Tournament details
Host country  China
Dates 17 July – 7 August
Teams 16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Japan (3rd title)
Runners-up  China PR
Third place  Iran
Fourth place  Bahrain
Tournament statistics
Matches played 32
Goals scored 96 (3 per match)
Attendance 937,650 (29,302 per match)
Top scorer(s) Bahrain A'ala Hubail
Iran Ali Karimi
(5 goals each)
Best player Japan Shunsuke Nakamura
Fair play award  China PR
2000
2007

The 2004 AFC Asian Cup was the 13th edition of the men's AFC Asian Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). It was held from 17 July to 7 August 2004 in China. The defending champions Japan defeated China in the final in Beijing.

The tournament was marked by Saudi Arabia's unexpected failure to even make it out of the first round; a surprisingly good performance by Bahrain, which finished in fourth place; Jordan, which reached the quarterfinals in its first appearance and Indonesia, which gained their historical first Asian Cup win against Qatar. The final match between China and Japan was marked by post-match rioting by Chinese fans near the north gate of Beijing Workers' Stadium, in part due to controversial officiating and anti-Japanese sentiment resulting from historical tensions.[1]

Host cities and venues

Beijing Chongqing Jinan Chengdu
Workers' Stadium Chongqing Olympic Sports Center Shandong Sports Center Chengdu Longquanyi Football Stadium
Capacity: 66,161 Capacity: 58,680 Capacity: 27,333 Capacity: 30,800
Workers Stadium.jpg ChongqingOlympicStadium bird's eyes view.png SHANGDONGSPORTS.jpg

Qualification

Seeds

Pot A Pot B Pot C Pot D

 China PR
 Japan
 South Korea
 Saudi Arabia

 Iran
 Iraq
 Kuwait
 Qatar

 Indonesia
 Thailand
 United Arab Emirates
 Uzbekistan

 Bahrain
 Jordan
 Oman
 Turkmenistan

Squads

For a list of all squads that played in the final tournament, see 2004 AFC Asian Cup squads.

First round

All times are China standard time (UTC+8)

Key to colours in group tables
Group winners and runners-up advance to the quarter-finals

Group A

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 China PR 7 3 2 1 0 8 2 +6
 Bahrain 5 3 1 2 0 6 4 +2
 Indonesia 3 3 1 0 2 3 9 −6
 Qatar 1 3 0 1 2 2 4 −2
China PR  2–2  Bahrain
Zheng Zhi Goal 58' (pen.)
Li Jinyu Goal 66'
Report M. Hubail Goal 41'
Ali Goal 89'
Attendance: 40,000

Qatar  1–2  Indonesia
M. Mohamed Goal 83' Report Sudarsono Goal 26'
Astaman Goal 48'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Masoud Moradi (Iran)

Bahrain  1–1  Qatar
M. Hubail Goal 90+1' Report Rizik Goal 59' (pen.)
Attendance: 48,000
Referee: Toru Kamikawa (Japan)

Indonesia  0–5  China PR
Report Shao Jiayi Goal 25'66'
Hao Haidong Goal 40'
Li Ming Goal 51'
Li Yi Goal 80'
Attendance: 48,000
Referee: Talaat Najm (Lebanon)

China PR  1–0  Qatar
Xu Yunlong Goal 77' Report
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Masoud Moradi (Iran)

Bahrain  3–1  Indonesia
Ali Goal 43'
A. Hubail Goal 57'
Yousef Goal 82'
Report Aiboy Goal 75'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)

Group B

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 South Korea 7 3 2 1 0 6 0 +6
 Jordan 5 3 1 2 0 2 0 +2
 Kuwait 3 3 1 0 2 3 7 −4
 United Arab Emirates 1 3 0 1 2 1 5 −4
South Korea  0–0  Jordan
Report
Attendance: 26,000

Kuwait  3–1  United Arab Emirates
B. Abdullah Goal 24'
Al-Mutawa Goal 39' (pen.)45'
Report Rashid Goal 47'
Attendance: 31,250

Jordan  2–0  Kuwait
Saad Goal 90+1'
Al-Zboun Goal 90+2'
Report
Attendance: 28,000
Referee: Lu Jun (China)

United Arab Emirates  0–2  South Korea
Report Lee Dong-Gook Goal 41'
Ahn Jung-Hwan Goal 90+1'
Attendance: 30,000

Jordan  0–0  United Arab Emirates
Report
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Talaat Najm (Lebanon)

South Korea  4–0  Kuwait
Lee Dong-Gook Goal 25'41'
Cha Du-Ri Goal 45+1'
Ahn Jung-Hwan Goal 75'
Report
Attendance: 15,000

Group C

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Uzbekistan 9 3 3 0 0 3 0 +3
 Iraq 6 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1
 Turkmenistan 1 3 0 1 2 4 6 −2
 Saudi Arabia 1 3 0 1 2 3 5 −2
Saudi Arabia  2–2  Turkmenistan
Al-Qahtani Goal 9' (pen.)59' Report N. Bayramov Goal 6'
Kuliyev Goal 90+3'

Iraq  0–1  Uzbekistan
Report Qosimov Goal 21'

Turkmenistan  2–3  Iraq
V. Bayramov Goal 14'
Kuliyyew Goal 85'
Report H. M. Mohammed Goal 12'
Farhan Goal 80'
Munir Goal 88'

Uzbekistan  1–0  Saudi Arabia
Geynrikh Goal 13' Report
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)

Saudi Arabia  1–2  Iraq
Al-Montashari Goal 57' Report Akram Goal 51'
Mahmoud Goal 86'

Turkmenistan  0–1  Uzbekistan
Report Qosimov Goal 58'

Group D

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Japan 7 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4
 Iran 5 3 1 2 0 5 2 +3
 Oman 4 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1
 Thailand 0 3 0 0 3 1 9 −8
Japan  1–0  Oman
Nakamura Goal 33' Report

Iran  3–0  Thailand
Enayati Goal 71'
Nekounam Goal 80'
Daei Goal 86' (pen.)
Report

Oman  2–2  Iran
Al-Hosni Goal 31'40' Report Karimi Goal 61'
Nosrati Goal 90+4'

Thailand  1–4  Japan
Sutee Goal 12' Report Nakamura Goal 21'
Nakazawa Goal 57'87'
Fukunishi Goal 68'

Oman  2–0  Thailand
Rangsan Goal 15' (o.g.)
Al-Hosni Goal 49'
Report
Attendance: 13,000
Referee: Lu Jun (China)

Japan  0–0  Iran
Report

Knockout stage

All times are China standard time (UTC+8)

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
30 July – Beijing        
  China PR  3
3 August – Beijing
  Iraq  0  
  China PR (pen.)  1 (4)
31 July – Jinan
      Iran  1 (3)  
  South Korea  3
7 August – Beijing
  Iran  4  
  China PR  1
30 July – Chengdu    
    Japan  3
  Uzbekistan  2 (3)
3 August – Jinan
  Bahrain (pen.)  2 (4)  
  Bahrain  3 Third place
31 July – Chongqing
      Japan (a.e.t.)  4   6 August – Beijing
  Japan (pen.)  1 (4)
  Iran  4
  Jordan  1 (3)  
  Bahrain  2
 

Quarter-finals

Uzbekistan  2–2 (a.e.t.)  Bahrain
Geynrikh Goal 60'
Shishelov Goal 86'
Report A. Hubail Goal 71'76'
Penalties
Fyodorov Penalty scored
Djeperov Penalty scored
Geynrikh Penalty scored
Bikmoev Penalty missed
Koshelev Penalty missed
3–4 Penalty scored Ali
Penalty missed Juma
Penalty scored Baba
Penalty scored Farhan
Penalty scored A. Hubail

China PR  3–0  Iraq
Hao Haidong Goal 8'
Zheng Zhi Goal 81' (pen.)90+2' (pen.)
Report
Attendance: 60,000

Japan  1–1 (a.e.t.)  Jordan
Suzuki Goal 14' Report Shelbaieh Goal 11'
Penalties
Nakamura Penalty missed
Alex Penalty missed
Fukunishi Penalty scored
Nakata Penalty scored
Suzuki Penalty scored
Nakazawa Penalty missed
Miyamoto Penalty scored
4–3 Penalty scored Abu Zema
Penalty scored Al-Awadat
Penalty scored Aqel
Penalty missed Al-Shboul
Penalty missed Ibrahim
Penalty missed Al-Zboun
Penalty missed Bani Yaseen

South Korea  3–4  Iran
Seol Ki-Hyeon Goal 16'
Lee Dong-Gook Goal 25'
Kim Nam-Il Goal 68'
Report Karimi Goal 10'20'77'
Park Jin-Seop Goal 51' (o.g.)
Attendance: 20,000

Semi-finals

Bahrain  3–4 (a.e.t.)  Japan
A. Hubail Goal 7'71'
Naser Goal 85'
Report Nakata Goal 48'
Tamada Goal 55'93'
Nakazawa Goal 90'
Attendance: 32,000

China PR  1–1 (a.e.t.)  Iran
Shao Jiayi Goal 18' Report Alavi Goal 38'
Penalties
Zheng Zhi Penalty scored
Zhao Junzhe Penalty missed
Li Xiaopeng Penalty scored
Sun Xiang Penalty scored
Shao Jiayi Penalty scored
4–3 Penalty scored Daei
Penalty scored Mahdavikia
Penalty scored Nekounam
Penalty missed Mobali
Penalty missed Golmohammadi
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Talaat Najm (Lebanon)

Third place playoff

Iran  4–2  Bahrain
Nekounam Goal 9'
Karimi Goal 52'
Daei Goal 80' (pen.)90'
Report Yousef Goal 48'
Farhan Goal 57'
Attendance: 10,000

Final

China PR  1–3  Japan
Li Ming Goal 31' Report Fukunishi Goal 22'
Nakata Goal 65'
Tamada Goal 90+1'
Attendance: 62,000

Winners

 AFC Asian Cup 2004 Winners 

Japan
Third title

Awards

Most Valuable Player Top Scorer Fair Play Award
Japan Shunsuke Nakamura Bahrain A'ala Hubail
Iran Ali Karimi
 China PR

All-Star Team

Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards

Japan Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi

Japan Tsuneyasu Miyamoto
Japan Yuji Nakazawa
China Zheng Zhi
Iran Mehdi Mahdavikia

Japan Shunsuke Nakamura
China Shao Jiayi
China Zhao Junzhe
Bahrain Talal Yousef

Bahrain A'ala Hubail
Iran Ali Karimi

Statistics

Goalscorers

With five goals, A'ala Hubail and Ali Karimi are the top scorers in the tournament. In total, 96 goals were scored by 58 different players, with two of them credited as own goals.

Tournament team rankings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Eff
1  Japan 6 4 2 0 13 6 +7 14 77.8%
2  China PR 6 3 2 1 13 6 +7 11 61.1%
3  Iran 6 3 3 0 14 8 +6 12 66.7%
4  Bahrain 6 1 3 2 13 14 −1 6 33.3%
Eliminated in the Quarterfinals
5  Uzbekistan 4 3 1 0 5 2 +3 10 83.3%
6  South Korea 4 2 1 1 9 4 +5 7 58.3%
7  Jordan 4 1 3 0 3 1 +2 6 50.0%
8  Iraq 4 2 0 2 5 7 −2 6 50.0%
Eliminated in the First Stage
9  Oman 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 4 44.4%
10  Kuwait 3 1 0 2 3 7 −4 3 33.3%
11  Indonesia 3 1 0 2 3 9 −6 3 33.3%
12  Turkmenistan 3 0 1 2 4 6 −2 1 11.1%
13  Saudi Arabia 3 0 1 2 3 5 −2 1 11.1%
14  Qatar 3 0 1 2 2 4 −2 1 11.1%
15  United Arab Emirates 3 0 1 2 1 5 −4 1 11.1%
16  Thailand 3 0 0 3 1 9 −8 0 0.0%

Views

Like other sports events, the Asian Cup 2004 was publicised as evidence of China's economic and athletic progress, being referred to by some as a prelude to the 2008 Summer Olympics. Many Chinese see the tournament as a success and take great pride in having showcased such an important sporting event in advance of the Olympic Games. However, the Japanese media and many other international observers have pointed out bad manners on the part of Chinese fans, and sparse attendance at the tournament, raising questions on China's ability to hold such sporting events.[citation needed]

Throughout the tournament, most Chinese fans in the stadia expressed anti-Japanese sentiments by drowning out the Japanese national anthem, displaying political banners and booing whenever Japan got the ball, regardless of the score or opponent. This was reported by the international media, and was aggravated when Koji Nakata apparently knocked in the ball with his right hand in the final against China.[2] The PRC government responded by calling for restraint and increasing police numbers to maintain order. The Japanese government also called on the PRC to ensure the safety of Japanese fans,[3] while specifically asking Japanese nationals or people of Japanese origin to not display any form of excessive pride, especially wearing Japan national football team uniforms. Despite the Chinese government's campaign, a riot started by Chinese fans broke out near the north gate of the Workers' Stadium, though reports differ as to the extent of the riot. As a result, some media groups have said that displays of "excessive Chinese nationalism during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics have become a cause for concern for Chinese officials".

References

  1. ^ Chinese riot after Japan victory
  2. ^ Bodeen, Christopher (7 August 2004). "Japan beats China to win Asian Cup again". USA Today. Retrieved 21 April 2010. 
  3. ^ Embassy of Japan in the People's Republic of China (5 August 2004). "(緊急)サッカー・アジアカップの決勝戦に関連したご注意 ((Urgency) Attention on the Final Game of Soccer Asian Cup)" (in Japanese). Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. Retrieved 22 January 2011. 

External links

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