1996 AFC Asian Cup

football tournament

1996 AFC Asian Cup was held in the United Arab Emirates from 4 to 21 December.

1996 AFC Asian Cup
Asian Cup U.A.E. 1996
كأس آسيا 1996
Tournament details
Host countryUnited Arab Emirates
Dates4 – 21 December
Teams12
Venue(s)3 (in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Saudi Arabia (3rd title)
Runners-up United Arab Emirates
Third place Iran
Fourth place Kuwait
Tournament statistics
Matches played26
Goals scored80 (3.08 per match)
Attendance448,000 (17,231 per match)
Top scorer(s)Iran Ali Daei (8 goals)
Best playerIran Khodadad Azizi
Best goalkeeperSaudi Arabia Mohamed Al-Deayea
Fair play award Iran
1992
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ResultsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

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

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Iran 3 2 0 1 7 3 +4 6
  Saudi Arabia 3 2 0 1 7 3 +4 6
  Iraq 3 2 0 1 6 3 3 6
  Thailand 3 0 0 3 2 13 -11 0

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Japan 3 3 0 0 7 1 +6 9
  China PR 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 3
  Syria 3 1 0 2 3 6 -3 3
  Uzbekistan 3 1 0 2 3 6 -3 3

Knockout stageEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Third place
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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