2002 West Asian Football Federation Championship

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2002 WAFF Championship
Tournament details
Host countrySyria
Dates30 August – 7 September
Teams6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Iraq (1st title)
Runners-up Jordan
Third place Iran
Fourth place Syria
Tournament statistics
Matches played10
Goals scored22 (2.2 per match)
2000
2004

The 2002 West Asian Football Federation Championship took part in Syrian Capital of Damascus. Iraq won the final against Jordan 3–2 after extra time coming back from 0–2 at half time. The 6 entrants were Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon and host nation Syria. The draw was held on 13 August in Kuala Lumpur.

Venue[edit]

Damascus
Abbasiyyin Stadium
Capacity: 30,000
Abbasiyyin stadium from a distance.jpg

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Jordan 6 2 2 0 0 2 0 +2
 Iran 3 2 1 0 1 2 1 +1
 Lebanon 0 2 0 0 2 0 3 −3
Jordan 1–0 Iran
Salim Goal 11'  

Lebanon 0–1 Jordan
  Shelbaieh Goal 4'

Iran 2–0 Lebanon
Nikbakht Goal 24'
Karimi Goal 90+2''
 

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Iraq 6 2 2 0 0 3 0 +3
 Syria 3 2 1 0 1 2 2 0
 Palestine 0 2 0 0 2 1 4 −3
Syria 2–1 Palestine
Ibrahim Goal 21'
Haj Moustafa Goal 37'
Lafi Goal 39'

Palestine 0–2 Iraq
  Shnaiyn Goal 47'
Razzaq Farhan Goal 69'

Iraq 1–0 Syria
Ahmad Kadhim Goal 43'  

Knockout phase[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

Jordan 2 – 1 (a.e.t.) Syria
Salim Goal 38'
Al-Zboun Golden goal 118'
Shehadeh Goal 54'

Third Place Match[edit]

Final[edit]

Iraq 3 – 2 (a.e.t.) Jordan
Razzaq Farhan Goal 32'
Younis Mahmoud Goal 89'
Haidar Mahmoud Golden goal 103'
Shehdeh Goal 2'
Amer Deeb Goal 30'

Champion[edit]

 2002 WAFF Championship Winners 

Iraq
First title

External links[edit]