1998 AFC Youth Championship

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1998 AFC Youth Championship
Tournament details
Host country Thailand
Dates 12 November – 26 November
Teams 10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  South Korea (9th title)
Runners-up  Japan
Third place  Saudi Arabia
Fourth place  Kazakhstan
Tournament statistics
Matches played 24
Goals scored 76 (3.17 per match)
1998
2002

The Asian Football Confederation's 1998 AFC Youth Championship was held from October 17 to October 31, 1998 in Chiangmai, Thailand. The tournament was won for the ninth time by South Korea in the final against Japan.

Participants[edit]

The teams that reached the semi-final qualified for the 1999 FIFA World Youth Championship in Argentina.

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Saudi Arabia 4 3 1 0 5 1 +4 10
 Kazakhstan 4 2 1 1 7 5 +2 7
 Thailand 4 1 3 0 6 2 +4 6
 Kuwait 4 0 2 2 2 5 −3 2
 India 4 0 1 3 3 10 −7 1
17 October 1998
Thailand  0 – 0  Saudi Arabia
Kazakhstan  3 – 2  India
19 October 1998
Thailand  4 – 0  India
Kuwait  0 – 1  Saudi Arabia
21 October 1998
Kuwait  0 – 2  Kazakhstan
Saudi Arabia  2 – 0  India
23 October 1998
India  1 – 1  Kuwait
Thailand  1 – 1  Kazakhstan
25 October 1998
Saudi Arabia  2 – 1  Kazakhstan
Thailand  1 – 1  Kuwait

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Korea 4 3 1 0 8 3 +5 10
 Japan 4 2 1 1 13 6 +7 7
 China PR 4 1 1 2 7 8 −1 4
 Qatar 4 1 1 2 2 6 −4 4
 Iraq 4 1 0 3 6 13 −7 3
18 October 1998
South Korea  3 – 2  China PR
Qatar  2 – 1  Iraq
20 October 1998
Qatar  0 – 0  South Korea
Japan  2 – 2  China PR
22 October 1998
Japan  6 – 2  Iraq
China PR  1 – 0  Qatar
24 October 1998
Qatar  0 – 4  Japan
Iraq  0 – 3  South Korea
26 October 1998
China PR  2 – 3  Iraq
South Korea  2 – 1  Japan

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
29 October
  Saudi Arabia  2  
  Japan  4  
 
31 October
      South Korea  2
    Japan  1
Third place
29 October 31 October
  South Korea (pen)  2 (4)   Saudi Arabia  3
  Kazakhstan  2 (3)     Kazakhstan  1

Semifinal[edit]

October 29, 1998
Saudi Arabia  2 – 4  Japan

October 29, 1998
South Korea  2 – 2
(4 PK 3)
 Kazakhstan

Third Place Match[edit]

October 31, 1998
Saudi Arabia  3 – 1  Kazakhstan

Final[edit]

October 31, 1998
South Korea  2 – 1  Japan

Winner[edit]

 AFC Youth Championship
1998 Winners 

South Korea
Ninth title

Qualification to World Youth Championship[edit]

The following teams qualified for the 1999 FIFA World Youth Championship.

External links[edit]