2008 Arab Futsal Championship

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2008 Arab Futsal Championship
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Tournament details
Host country  Egypt
Dates 23 December - 29 December
Teams 10 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Libya (2nd title)
Runner-up  Egypt
Third place  Jordan
Fourth place  Lebanon
Tournament statistics
Matches played 20
Goals scored 173 (8.65 per match)
Top scorer(s) Khaled Takaji (13) -  Lebanon
Best player Rabie El-Hoti -  Libya

The Egyptian city of Port Said was the host of the fourth edition of the Arab Futsal Championship between December 23rd and 29th 2008.

Ten teams took part, with Yemen making their futsal debut, and Syria making their competitive futsal debut after having previously played only 2 friendly matches. And Libya is the 2007 Arab Futsal champions.

Group 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Egypt 3 3 0 0 18 3 +15 9
 Jordan 3 2 0 1 14 10 +4 6
 Tunisia 3 1 0 2 7 11 -4 3
 Syria 3 0 0 3 7 22 -15 0
 Palestine withdrew

Matches

Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2008-12-23 Egypt  8 - 0  Syria
2008-12-24 Jordan  3 - 1  Tunisia
2008-12-25 Syria  3 - 5  Tunisia
2008-12-26 Egypt  5 - 1  Tunisia
2008-12-26 Syria  4 - 9  Jordan
2008-12-27 Egypt  5 - 2  Jordan

Group 2[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Libya 4 4 0 0 38 9 +29 12
 Lebanon 4 3 0 1 30 13 +17 9
 Iraq 4 2 0 2 17 17 0 6
 Algeria 4 1 0 3 20 25 -5 3
 Yemen 4 0 0 4 5 46 -41 0

Matches

Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2008-12-23 Algeria  10 - 1  Yemen
2008-12-23 Iraq  1 - 7  Lebanon
2008-12-24 Iraq  3 - 6  Libya
2008-12-24 Lebanon  16 - 2  Yemen
2008-12-25 Algeria  2 - 5  Iraq
2008-12-25 Lebanon  2 - 6  Libya
2008-12-26 Algeria  4 - 5  Lebanon
2008-12-26 Libya  12 - 0  Yemen
2008-12-27 Algeria  4 - 14  Libya
2008-12-27 Iraq  8 - 2  Yemen

Semifinals[edit]

Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2008-12-28 Egypt  3 - 2  Lebanon
2008-12-28 Libya  2 - 0  Jordan

3rd Place[edit]

Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2008-12-29 Lebanon  1 - 4  Jordan

Final[edit]

Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2008-12-29 Egypt  2 - 3  Libya

Honors[edit]

 2008 Arab Futsal Championship 

Libya
2nd title

See also[edit]

Futsal Planet