Football at the 2009 East Asian Games

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Football at the 2009 East Asian Games
2009 East Asian Games
Tournament details
Host country Hong Kong
Dates 2 December – 12 December
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Hong Kong (1st title)
Runners-up  Japan
Third place  South Korea
Fourth place  North Korea
Tournament statistics
Matches played 10
Goals scored 34 (3.4 per match)
Attendance 97,816 (9,782 per match)
Top scorer(s) Hong Kong Chan Wai Ho
(2 goals and 2 penalties)

The football tournament at the 2009 East Asian Games was the fifth edition of East Asian Games football tournament. It was held in Hong Kong form 2 December 2009 to 13 December 2009.

The tournament was won by Hong Kong, who claimed their first international football tournament title. They defeated Japan 4–2 in a penalty shootout in the final, after extra time had finished in a 1-1 draw. Korea Republic beat Korea DPR to finish third.

Venues[edit]

All group stage matches were held at Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground. The semi-finals, third place play-off and final were held at Hong Kong Stadium.

Hong Kong
So Kon Po Siu Sai Wan
Hong Kong Stadium Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground
Capacity: 40,000 Capacity: 12,000
HKStadium.jpg Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground 01.jpg

Calendar[edit]

A total of 6 teams took part in the tournament. Group stage matches commenced on 2 December 2009, three days before the opening ceremony. The teams were divided into two groups each consisting of three teams for a round-robin group stage. The top two teams in each pool would advance to a four-team single-elimination bracket.[1]

       Group stage        Semi-final        Medal matches
December 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Matches
Football 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 10
Total 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 10

Squads[edit]

All teams submitted a squad of 23 players, including three goalkeepers. In previous tournaments, the age limit was 23 with three overage players allowed. The age restriction was lifted in the 2009 tournament.

The players of Korea Republic were all over 23 years of age and selected from the Korea National League.[2] China and Japan sent U-20 teams.[3][4] Hong Kong sent their U-23 team with the exception of four players who were above 23.[5]

Group stage[edit]

Korea Republic versus China at Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground.

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Japan 2 2 0 0 7 1 6 6
 North Korea 2 1 0 1 9 2 7 3
 Macau 2 0 0 2 0 13 -13 0
2 December 2009
UTC+8 18:00
Japan  2 – 1  North Korea
Otsuka Goal 30'
Suzuki Goal 59'
Report by EAG
Report by HKFA
Choe Chol-Man Goal 52'


7 December 2009
UTC+8 18:00
Macau  0 – 5  Japan
Report by EAG
Report by HKFA
Oshitani Goal 39'
Aoki Goal 45+2'
Osako Goal 53'
Kakitani Goal 60'
Kawai Goal 63'
Hong Kong versus China at Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground.

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Hong Kong 2 1 0 1 4 2 2 3
 South Korea 2 1 0 1 4 4 0 3
 China PR 2 1 0 1 1 3 -2 3

6 December 2009
UTC+8 18:00
South Korea  3 – 0  China PR
Park Jong-Chan Goal 49'65'
Kim Ho-You Goal 79' (pen.)
Report by EAG
Report by HKFA

8 December 2009
UTC+8 18:00
China PR  1 – 0  Hong Kong
Gao Di Goal 24' Report by EAG
Report by HKFA

Knockout stage[edit]

Prematch lineup of gold medal match
Semi-finals Final
10 December - Hong Kong Stadium
  Japan  2  
  South Korea  1  
 
12 December - Hong Kong Stadium
      Japan  1(2)
    Hong Kong  1(4)
Third place
10 December - Hong Kong Stadium 12 December - Hong Kong Stadium
  Hong Kong  1(4)   South Korea  1(4)
  North Korea  1(2)     North Korea  1(2)

Semi-finals[edit]

10 December 2009
UTC+8 17:00
Japan  2 – 1 (a.e.t.)  South Korea
Yamamoto Goal 9'
Nagai Goal 120+1'
Report by EAG
Report by HKFA
Kim Ho-You Goal 21'

Bronze medal match[edit]

Gold medal match[edit]

Japan
Hong Kong
Lineup:
GK 23 Takuya Matsumoto
RB 3 Shoma Kamata Booked 101'
CB 8 Yusuke Higa
CB 4 Daisuke Suzuki (c)
LB 7 Taisuke Muramatsu
RM 5 Kazuya Yamamura
CM 11 Takuya Aoki
CM 10 Kosuke Yamamoto Booked 90+1' Substituted off 111'
LM 16 Hiroki Kawano Substituted off 102'
CF 21 Yuya Osako Booked 44'
CF 20 Kensuke Nagai Booked 33' Substituted off 77'
Substitutes:
GK 1 Koki Otani
DF 6 Shunya Suganuma
DF 13 Kenta Uchida
MF 14 Keisuke Endo Substituted in 102'
FW 17 Yoichiro Kakitani Substituted in 111'
FW 19 Kyohei Noborizato
FW 22 Shohei Otsuka Substituted in 77'
Not eligible to play:
GK 18 Takuya Masuda
DF 2 Takefumi Toma
FW 9 Yosuke Kawai
FW 12 Taisuke Nakamura
FW 15 Yuki Oshitani
Coach:
Japan Akihiro Nishimura
Line-ups
Lineup:
GK 17 Yapp Hung Fai Booked 107'
RB 21 Tsang Kam To Substituted off 78'
CB 2 Lee Chi Ho
CB 15 Chan Wai Ho
LB 6 Wong Chin Hung
DM 16 Leung Chun Pong Booked 90+2' Substituted off 117'
CM 10 Au Yeung Yiu Chung (c)
RW 8 Xu Deshuai
LW 18 Kwok Kin Pong Booked 67'
SS 20 Chao Pengfei
CF 9 Cheng Lai Hin Substituted off 46'
Substitutes:
GK 1 Li Hon Ho
DF 5 Lai Man Fei
DF 14 Chan Siu Yuen
DF 25 So Wai Chuen Substituted in 78'
MF 4 Yuen Kin Man Substituted in 117'
MF 19 Hinson Leung
FW 7 Chan Siu Ki Booked 97' Substituted in 46'
Not eligible to play:
GK 22 Ng Yat Hoi
DF 3 Fung Kai Hong
DF 12 Lau Nim Yat Sent to blood bin
MF 11 Lai Yiu Cheong
MF 28 Ip Chung Long
Coach:
South Korea Kim Pan-Gon

MATCH OFFICIALS

MATCH RULES

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes
  • Maximum of 3 substitutions.

Medalists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Football  Hong Kong  Japan  South Korea

References[edit]

  1. ^ Draw Results and Competition Schedule, Hong Kong 2009 East Asian Games Official Website
  2. ^ Team Roster - KOR, Hong Kong 2009 East Asian Games Official Website, 1 December 2009
  3. ^ Team Roster - CHN, Hong Kong 2009 East Asian Games Official Website, 1 December 2009
  4. ^ Team Roster - JPN, Hong Kong 2009 East Asian Games Official Website, 1 December 2009
  5. ^ Team Roster - HKG, Hong Kong 2009 East Asian Games Official Website, 1 December 2009
  6. ^ (traditional Chinese (HK)) 日本響頭炮, ON.CC, 3 December 2009
  7. ^ (traditional Chinese (HK)) 領港隊炒A貨南韓 陳七淚別東亞運, Apple Daily, 4 December 2009
  8. ^ (traditional Chinese (HK)) 港足明鬥朝鮮爭入決賽 1球負國足 首名出線, Ming Pao, 9 December 2009
  9. ^ (traditional Chinese (HK)) 12碼贏北韓 決賽鬥日本 港足創傳奇, Apple Daily, 11 December 2009

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