2012 AFC Cup Final

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2012 AFC Cup Final
Event 2012 AFC Cup
Date 3 November 2012
Venue Franso Hariri Stadium, Arbil
Referee Valentin Kovalenko (Uzbekistan)
Attendance 30,000
2011
2013

The 2012 AFC Cup Final was a football match which was played on 3 November 2012, to determine the champion of the 2012 AFC Cup. It was the final of the 8th edition of the AFC Cup, a competition organized by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for clubs from "developing countries" in Asia.

The final was played between Arbil from Iraq and Al-Kuwait from Kuwait. Al-Kuwait won 4–0 to win their second AFC Cup title in four years.[1]

Venue[edit]

The AFC decided that the final would be hosted by one of the finalists.[2] On 14 June 2012, the draw for the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final was made. For the final, the winner of semi-final 2 (played between the winners of quarter-finals 3 and 4) would be the home team, while the winner of semi-final 1 (played between the winners of quarter-finals 1 and 2) would be the away team.[3] As a result, Arbil are the home team, and Al-Kuwait are the away team.

The match was played at Arbil's home stadium, Franso Hariri Stadium, at Arbil, Iraq.

Road to final[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 2012 AFC Cup.
Iraq Arbil Round Kuwait Al-Kuwait
Bye Qualifying play-off Bye
Opponent Result Group stage Opponent Result
Kuwait Kazma 1–1 (H) Matchday 1 Saudi Arabia Al-Ettifaq 1–5 (H)
Yemen Al-Oruba 2–2 (A) Matchday 2 Maldives VB 2–2 (A)
India East Bengal 2–0 (A) Matchday 3 Lebanon Al-Ahed 4–0 (A)
India East Bengal 2–0 (H) Matchday 4 Lebanon Al-Ahed 1–0 (H)
Kuwait Kazma 2–1 (A) Matchday 5 Saudi Arabia Al-Ettifaq 2–2 (A)
Yemen Al-Oruba 2–1 (H) Matchday 6 Maldives VB 7–1 (H)
Group B winner
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Iraq Arbil 6 4 2 0 11 5 +6 14
Kuwait Kazma 6 3 2 1 10 6 +4 11
Yemen Al-Oruba 6 2 2 2 10 8 +2 8
India East Bengal 6 0 0 6 2 14 −12 0
Final standings Group C runner-up
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Saudi Arabia Al-Ettifaq 6 4 2 0 18 7 +11 14
Kuwait Al-Kuwait 6 3 2 1 17 10 +7 11
Lebanon Al-Ahed 6 2 1 3 7 11 −4 7
Maldives VB 6 0 1 5 9 23 −14 1
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Knockout phase Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Uzbekistan Neftchi Farg'ona 4–0 (H) (one-leg match) Round of 16 Kuwait Al-Qadsia 1–1 (aet) (3–1 p) (A) (one-leg match)
Malaysia Kelantan 6–2 5–1 (H) 1–1 (A) Quarterfinals Jordan Al-Wehdat 3–0 0–0 (H) 3–0 (A)
Thailand Chonburi 8–2 4–1 (H) 4–1 (A) Semifinals Saudi Arabia Al-Ettifaq 6–1 4–1 (H) 2–0 (A)

Match details[edit]

3 November 2012
17:00 UTC+03:00
Arbil Iraq 0–4 Kuwait Al-Kuwait
Report Hammami Goal 3' (pen.)90'
Rogerinho Goal 42'
Khamis Goal 83'
Arbil
Al-Kuwait
GK 21 Iraq Sarhang Mohsen (c)
DF 14 Uganda Ivan Bukenya
DF 30 Iraq Ahmad Ibrahim
MF 8 Iraq Salih Sadir Substituted off 77'
MF 9 Iraq Ahmed Al-Asadi Substituted off 46'
MF 12 Syria Nadim Sabagh
MF 16 Iraq Miran Khesro
MF 25 Iraq Saad Abdul-Amir
FW 7 Iraq Halgurd Mulla Mohammed
FW 17 Iraq Nabil Sabah Substituted off 64'
FW 29 Iraq Amjad Radhi
Substitutes
GK 22 Iraq Jalal Hassan
DF 3 Iraq Hardi Tahir
DF 28 Iraq Hatem Zedan
FW 5 Senegal Papa Diop
FW 10 Uganda Sula Matovu Substituted in 46'
FW 11 Iraq Luay Salah Substituted in 64'
FW 19 Iraq Mustafa Karim Substituted in 77'
Manager
Syria Nizar Mahrous
GK 1 Kuwait Musab Al Kanderi
DF 3 Kuwait Fahad Awadh
DF 19 Bahrain Hussain Ali Baba
DF 31 Kuwait Sami Al Sanea
MF 13 Tunisia Chadi Hammami Booked 58'
MF 20 Kuwait Hussain Hakem (c)
MF 37 Kuwait Sherida Khaled
MF 7 Kuwait Fahad Al Enezi Substituted off 65'
FW 9 Tunisia Issam Jemâa Substituted off 54'
FW 10 Brazil Rogério Booked 69' Substituted off 88'
MF 15 Kuwait Waleed Ali
Substitutes
GK 34 Kuwait Abdulrahman Al Hussainan
DF 33 Kuwait Fahad Hamoud
MF 14 Kuwait Abdullah Al Dhafeeri Substituted in 88'
MF 17 Kuwait Abdullah Al Buraiki
MF 18 Kuwait Jarah Al Ateeqi Substituted in 65'
MF 30 Kuwait Rashed Salem
FW 40 Kuwait Abdulhadi Khamis Substituted in 54'
Manager
Romania Marin Ion

Assistant referees:
Rafael Ilyasov (Uzbekistan)
Mamur Saidkasimov (Uzbekistan)
Fourth official:
Vladislav Tseytlin (Uzbekistan)

Match rules[2]

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes.
  • Maximum of three substitutions.

References[edit]

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