AFC U-17 Asian Cup

football tournament

The AFC U-17 Asian Cup, formerly known as the AFC U-16 Championship and AFC U-17 Championship, is a football competition, organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) held once every two years for Asian under-17 teams that also serves as a qualification tournament for the FIFA U-17 World Cup. The top 4 countries qualify to participate in the FIFA U-17 World Cup. Until 2006 it was held as an under-17 tournament.

Results change

Edition Year Host Final
Champions Score Runners-up
1 1985   Qatar   Saudi Arabia 0–0 (aet)
(4–3 p)
  Qatar
2 1986   Qatar   South Korea 0–0
(5–4 p)
  Qatar
3 1988   Thailand   Saudi Arabia 2–0   Bahrain
4 1990   United Arab Emirates   Qatar 2–0   United Arab Emirates
5 1992   Saudi Arabia   China PR 2–2 (aet)
(8–7 p)
  Qatar
6 1994   Qatar   Japan 1–0 (aet)   Qatar
7 1996   Thailand   Oman 1–0   Thailand
8 1998   Qatar   Thailand 1–1 (aet)
(3–2 p)
  Qatar
9 2000   Vietnam   Oman 1–0   Iran
10 2002   United Arab Emirates   South Korea 1–1
(5–3 p)
  Yemen
11 2004   Japan   China PR 1–0   North Korea
12 2006   Singapore   Japan 4–2 (aet)   North Korea
13 2008   Uzbekistan   Iran 2–1   South Korea
14 2010   Uzbekistan   North Korea 2–0   Uzbekistan
15 2012   Iran   Uzbekistan 1–1
(3–1 p)
  Japan
16 2014   Thailand   North Korea 2–1   South Korea
17 2016   India   Iraq 0–0
(4–3 p)
  Iran
18 2018   Malaysia   Japan 1–0   Tajikistan
192 2020   Bahrain - - -
20 2023   Bahrain

Notes:

  • a.e.t.: after extra time
  • p: after penalty shoot-out
  • 1 No third place match was played.
  • 2 Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Successful national teams change

Team Champions Runners-up Third place Fourth place Semi-finalists Total (Top 4)
  Japan 3 (1994, 2006, 2018) 1 (2012) 1 (2000) 1 (1996) 3 (2008, 2010, 2016) 9
  North Korea 2 (2010, 2014) 2 (2004, 2006) - 2 (1986, 1992) 1 (2016) 7
  South Korea 2 (1986, 2002) 2 (2008, 2014) - 1 (1998) 1 (2018) 6
  China PR 2 (1992, 2004) - 3 (1988, 1990, 2002) - - 5
  Saudi Arabia 2 (1985, 1988) - 2 (1986, 1992) - - 4
  Oman 2 (1996, 2000) - 1 (1994) - - 3
  Qatar 1 (1990) 5 (1985, 1986, 1992, 1994, 1998) 1 (2004) - - 7
  Iran 1 (2008) 2 (2000, 2016) - 1 (2004) 1 (2012) 5
  Thailand 1 (1998) 1 (1996) - 1 (1985) - 3
  Uzbekistan 1 (2012) 1 (2010) - 1 (2002) - 3
  Iraq 1 (2016) - 1 (1985) 1 (1988) 1 (2012) 4
  Bahrain - 1 (1988) 2 (1996, 1998) 1 (1994) - 4
  Tajikistan - 1 (2018) 1 (2006) - - 2
  United Arab Emirates - 1 (1990) - - 1 (2008) 2
  Yemen - 1 (2002) - - - 1
  Syria - - - 1 (2006) 1 (2014) 2
  Indonesia - - - 1 (1990) - 1
  Vietnam - - - 1 (2000) - 1
  Australia - - - - 3 (2010, 2014, 2018) 3
Total (18 editions) 18 18 12 12 12 72

Note:

  • Results as hosts in bold.

References change