2000 West Asian Football Federation Championship

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2000 WAFF Championship
Tournament details
Host country Jordan
Dates 23 May – 3 June
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Iran (1st title)
Runners-up  Syria
Third place  Iraq
Fourth place  Jordan
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 34 (2.13 per match)
Top scorer(s) Iraq Razzaq Farhan (5 goals)
2002

The 2000 West Asian Football Federation Championship - King Hussein Cup took part in Amman Capital of Jordan. Iran won the final against Syria 1-0. The 8 entrants were Iraq, Iran, Syria, Palestine, Lebanon, Kazakhstan (invited nation), Kyrgyzstan (invited nation) and host nation Jordan. The finals took place between 23 May and 3 June 2000.

The teams have been grouped into 2 groups of 4, playing a round-robin format. Semi-finals and finals will follow, played by the top 2 teams from each group.

Participants[edit]

The first West Asian Cup was the only one with two guest member (from Centra Asia Federation). Every country affiliated with WAFF was invited the tournament Jordan - host nation, Iran, Syria, Palestine, Iraq and Lebanon, and given two places to Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.

A total of eight teams participated.

Venues[edit]

All matches took place in Amman. One stadium were used: King Abdullah Stadium. This Stadium was built in 1998.

2000 West Asian Football Federation Championship (Jordan)
Amman
34°53′40.38″S 56°9′10.08″W / 34.8945500°S 56.1528000°W / -34.8945500; -56.1528000 (King Abdullah Stadium)
Capacity: 20,000

Match officials[edit]

Twenty referees participated in the tournament, ten for linesman: Sixteen from participate teams and four from neutral country.

The following is the list of officials to serve as referees and (in italic) the linesmens:

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Iran 7 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4
 Syria 6 3 2 0 1 5 1 +4
 Kazakhstan 3 3 1 0 2 3 9 −6
 Palestine 1 3 0 1 2 3 5 −2
May 24, 2000 17:30
Iran  3 – 0  Kazakhstan
Karimi Goal 6' Goal 73'
Hashemian Goal 45'
King Abdullah Stadium, Amman
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Salem Mahmoud, Jordan

May 24, 2000 20:30
Palestine  0 – 1  Syria
Al Beetar Goal 80'

May 26, 2000 17:30
Kazakhstan  0 – 4  Syria
Azzam Goal 26'
Al Boushy Goal 56'
Al-Haj Mustafa Goal 57'
Al Beetar Goal 82'

May 26, 2000 20:30
Iran  1 – 1  Palestine
Samereh Goal 54' Lafi Goal 90+2'

May 28, 2000 17:30
Palestine  2 – 3  Kazakhstan
Lafi Goal 55'
Al-Faran Goal 83'
Kadyrkulov Goal 29' Goal 88'
Bogatyrev Goal 43'

May 28, 2000 20:30
Iran  1 – 0  Syria
Karimi Goal 60' (pen.)

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Iraq 7 3 2 1 0 6 1 +5
 Jordan 5 3 1 2 0 2 0 +2
 Lebanon 4 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1
 Kyrgyzstan 0 3 0 0 3 0 8 −8
May 23, 2000 17:30
Jordan  2 – 0  Kyrgyzstan
Abu Zema Goal 28' (pen.)
Al-Shagran Goal 68'

May 23, 2000 20:30
Iraq  2 – 1  Lebanon
Abbas Obeid Goal 63' (pen.)
Hussam Fawzi Goal 66'
Zein Goal 15'

May 25, 2000 17:30
Lebanon  2 – 0  Kyrgyzstan
Zein Goal 41'
Antar Goal 76'

May 25, 2000 20:30
Jordan  0 – 0  Iraq

May 27, 2000 17:30
Iraq  4 – 0  Kyrgyzstan
Razzaq Farhan Goal 28' Goal 35' Goal 75'
Husham Fiead Goal 67'

May 27, 2000 20:30
Jordan  0 – 0  Lebanon

Knockout phase[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

May 31, 2000 17:30
Syria  0 – 0 (a.e.t.)  Iraq
  Penalties  
5 – 3

May 31, 2000 20:30
Iran  1 – 0  Jordan
Karimi Goal 17'

Third Place Match[edit]

June 2, 2000 17:30
Iraq  4 – 1  Jordan
Razzaq Farhan Goal 16' Goal 74'
Ahmad Kadhim Goal 30'
Hamza Hadi Goal 37'
Tadrus Goal 48'

Final[edit]

June 3, 2000 20:30
Iran  1 – 0  Syria
Bakhtiarizadeh Goal 36'

Champion[edit]

 2000 WAFF Championship Champion 

Iran
First title

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