1988 AFC Asian Cup

international football competition

1988 AFC Asian Cup was held in Qatar from 2 to 18 December.

1988 AFC Asian Cup
Asian Cup Qatar 1988
كأس آسيا 1988
Tournament details
Host countryQatar
Dates2–18 December
Teams10
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Saudi Arabia (2nd title)
Runners-up South Korea
Third place Iran
Fourth place China PR
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored40 (1.67 per match)
Top scorer(s)South Korea Lee Tae-Ho (3 goals)
Best player(s)South Korea Kim Joo-Sung
Best goalkeeperChina Zhang Huikang
1984
1992

ResultsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  South Korea 4 4 0 0 9 2 +7 8
  Iran 4 2 1 1 3 3 0 5
  Qatar 4 2 0 2 7 6 +1 4
  United Arab Emirates 4 1 0 3 2 4 -2 2
  Japan 4 0 1 3 0 6 -6 1

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Saudi Arabia 4 2 2 0 4 1 +3 6
  China PR 4 2 1 1 6 3 +3 5
  Syria 4 2 0 2 2 5 -3 4
  Kuwait 4 0 3 1 2 3 -1 3
  Bahrain 4 0 2 2 1 3 -2 2

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
December 14 - Doha
 
 
  South Korea (aet)2
 
December 18 - Doha
 
  China PR1
 
  South Korea0 (3)
 
December 15 - Doha
 
  Saudi Arabia (pen.)0 (4)
 
  Saudi Arabia1
 
 
  Iran0
 
Third place
 
 
December 17 - Doha
 
 
  China PR0 (0)
 
 
  Iran (pen.)0 (3)

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