AFC U-19 Women's Championship

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AFC U-19 Women's Championship
AFC U-19 Women's Championship.png
Founded 2002
Region Asia (AFC)
Number of teams 8
Current champions  South Korea (2nd title)
Most successful team(s)  Japan (3 titles)
2015 Championship

The AFC U-19 Women's Championship is association football tournament for women's national teams under the age of 19. It is organised by the Asian Football Confederation every two years, and serves as a qualifying competition for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.

Format[edit]

In 2002 and 2004 no qualifying round was played but all teams played in the group stage. In 2002 then the semi-finals followed, in 2004 the competitions only quarter-finals were played as eight teams advanced from the groups.

In 2006, 2007 and 2009 edition only eight teams play the final tournament and a qualification round is played before. The teams are drawn into two groups of four with the top two teams advancing to the semi-finals.

In 2011 and 2013 the final tournament was played with six teams in a single group and no knock-out stage.

In 2015 again eight teams played.

Results[edit]

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Champion Score Second Place Third Place Score Fourth Place
2002[1]
Details
 India
Japan
2 – 1
Chinese Taipei

China PR
4 – 1
North Korea
2004[2]
Details
 China
South Korea
3 – 0
China PR

North Korea
4 – 0
Thailand
2006[3]
Details
 Malaysia
China PR
1 – 0
North Korea

Australia
3 – 2
Japan
2007[4]
Details
 China
North Korea
1 – 0
Japan

China PR
1 – 0
South Korea
2009[5]
Details
 China
Japan
2 – 1
South Korea

North Korea
1 – 0
China PR
2011
Details
 Vietnam
Japan
round-robin
North Korea

China PR
round-robin
South Korea
2013
Details
 China
South Korea
round-robin
North Korea

China PR
round-robin
Japan
2015
Details
 China

Top four placings[edit]

Nation Champions Runners-Up Third Place Fourth Place Total
 Japan 3 1 0 2 6
 South Korea 2 1 0 2 5
 North Korea 1 3 2 1 7
 China PR 1 1 4 1 7
 Chinese Taipei 0 1 0 0 1
 Australia 0 0 1 0 1
 Thailand 0 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asian Women U-19 Championship 2002". RSSSF. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Asian Women U-19 Championship 2004". RSSSF. Retrieved 9 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Asian Women U-19 Championship 2006". RSSSF. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Asian Women U-19 Championship 2007". RSSSF. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Asian Women U-19 Championship 2009". RSSSF. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 

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