1976 AFC Asian Cup
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|Asian Cup Iran 1976|
جام ملتهای آسیا ۱۹۷۶
|Venue(s)||2 (in 2 host cities)|
|Champions||Iran (3rd title)|
|Third place||China PR|
|Goals scored||25 (2.5 per match)|
Gholam Hossein Mazloumi
(3 goals each)
The 1976 AFC Asian Cup was the 6th edition of the men's AFC Asian Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The finals were hosted by Iran between 3 and 13 June 1976. The field of six teams was split into two groups of three. Iran won their third title in a row, beating Kuwait in the final.
- Iran qualified automatically as host
- China PR
- South Yemen
- North Korea–withdrew
- Saudi Arabia–withdrew
|Bagh Shomal Stadium||Aryamehr Stadium|
|Capacity: 25,000||Capacity: 100,000|
|Azizi 17', 73'
Nouraei 40', 42'
Mazloumi 63', 74', 80'
|[[File:Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg|23x15px|border |alt=|link=]] China PR||1|
Kameel 77', 100'
|Iran||2–0 (a.e.t.)||China PR|
Third place play-off
|1976 AFC Asian Cup Winners|
With three goals, Gholam Hossein Mazloumi, Nasser Nouraei and Fathi Kameel are the top scorers in the tournament. In total, 25 goals were scored by 16 different players, with none of them credited as own goal.
- 3 goals
- 2 goals
- 1 goal
|Eliminated in the First Stage|
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