2000 AFC Youth Championship

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2000 AFC Youth Championship
Tournament details
Host country Iran
Dates 12 November – 26 November
Teams 10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Iraq (5th title)
Runners-up  Japan
Third place  China PR
Fourth place  Iran
Tournament statistics
Matches played 24
Goals scored 79 (3.29 per match)
1998
2002

The 2000 AFC Youth Championship was held between November 12 and 26 in Iran. It was won by Iraq 2-1 over Japan.

Participants[edit]

The teams that reached the semi-final qualified for the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship in Argentina.

Venues[edit]

All Matches in Shahid Shiroudi Stadium, Tehran.

Tehran
Shahid Shiroudi Stadium
Capacity: 30,000


Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Iran Iran 12 4 4 0 0 11 4 +7
 Japan 7 4 2 1 1 12 6 +6
 Kuwait 6 4 2 0 2 8 8 ±0
 Oman 2 4 0 2 2 2 6 −4
 Thailand 1 4 0 1 3 4 13 −9
November 12, 2000
Iran Iran 2 – 1  Thailand
November 12, 2000
Oman  0 – 1  Kuwait
November 14, 2000
Kuwait  2 – 3 Iran Iran
November 14, 2000
Japan  6 – 1  Thailand
November 16, 2000
Japan  2 – 2  Oman
November 16, 2000
Thailand  2 – 5  Kuwait
November 18, 2000
Kuwait  0 – 3  Japan
November 18, 2000
Oman  0 – 3 Iran Iran
November 20, 2000
Thailand  0 – 0  Oman
November 20, 2000
Iran Iran 3 – 1  Japan

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 China PR 10 4 3 1 0 5 1 +4
 Iraq 8 4 2 2 0 9 2 +7
 South Korea 7 4 2 1 1 11 3 +8
 Pakistan 3 4 1 0 3 2 15 −13
 United Arab Emirates 0 4 0 0 4 6 12 −6
November 13, 2000
South Korea  0 – 1  China PR
November 15, 2000
Pakistan  0 – 7  South Korea
November 15, 2000
Iraq  0 – 0  China PR
November 17, 2000
Iraq  3 – 2  United Arab Emirates
November 17, 2000
China PR  1 – 0  Pakistan
November 19, 2000
Pakistan  0 – 6  Iraq
November 21, 2000
South Korea  0 – 0  Iraq

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
November 24
 Iran Iran  0 (6)  
  Iraq (pen)  0 (7)  
 
November 26
      Iraq (GG)  2
    Japan  1
Third place
November 24 November 26
  China PR  0   China PR (pen)  2 (6)
  Japan  2    Iran Iran  2 (5)

Semi-finals[edit]

November 24, 2000
Iran  0 – 0 (a.e.t.)  Iraq
  Penalties  
6 – 7


November 24, 2000
China PR  0 – 2  Japan


Third place match[edit]

November 26, 2000
China PR  2 – 2 (a.e.t.)  Iran
Qu Bo Goal, Goal Javad Kazemian Goal pen'
Eman Mobali Goal
  Penalties  
6 – 5


Final[edit]

November 26, 2000
Iraq  2 – 1 (a.e.t.)  Japan
Emad Mohammed Goal 16', Goal 104' (gg) Yutaka Tahara Goal 61'

Winners[edit]

 AFC Youth Championship 2000 Winners 

Iraq
Fifth title

Qualification to World Youth Championship[edit]

The following teams qualified for the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship.

External links[edit]