1991 AFC Women's Championship

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1991 AFC Women's Championship
1991 AFC女子選手権
Tournament details
Host country Japan
Dates May 26 – June 8
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions  China PR (3rd title)
Runners-up  Japan
Third place  Chinese Taipei
Fourth place  North Korea
Tournament statistics
Matches played 20
Goals scored 98 (4.9 per match)

The 1991 AFC Women's Championship was a women's football tournament held in Fukuoka, Japan from May 26 to June 8, 1991. It was the 8th staging of the AFC Women's Championship. The 1991 AFC Women's Championship, consisting of nine teams, served as the AFC's qualifying tournament for the 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup. Asia's three berths were given to the two finalists - China and Japan - and the winner of the third place play-off, Chinese Taipei.

First round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
 China PR 6 3 3 0 0 23 1
 Chinese Taipei 3 3 1 1 1 9 3
 Thailand 3 3 1 1 1 4 10
 South Korea 0 3 0 0 3 0 22


Thailand  3–0  South Korea




China PR  10–1  Thailand




China PR  10–0  South Korea

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
 Japan 8 4 4 0 0 27 1
 North Korea 6 4 3 0 1 25 1
 Hong Kong 3 4 1 1 2 3 9
 Malaysia 3 4 1 1 2 1 24
 Singapore 0 4 0 0 4 0 21

Hong Kong  2–0  Singapore



Japan  1–0  North Korea



Japan  4–1  Hong Kong



North Korea  12–0  Malaysia




Malaysia  1–0  Singapore




Japan  12–0  Malaysia



Japan  10–0  Singapore



Hong Kong  0–0  Malaysia

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]


China PR  1–0  North Korea


June 6, 1991
Japan  0–0 (AET)
(5–4 PSO)
 Chinese Taipei

Third place playoff[edit]

June 8, 1991
Chinese Taipei  0–0 (AET)
(5–4 PSO)
 North Korea

Final[edit]

June 8, 1991
China PR  5–0  Japan

Awards[edit]

 1991 AFC Women's Championship Winners 

China PR
Third title

External links[edit]