2002 West Asian Football Federation Championship

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2002 WAFF Championship
Tournament details
Host country Syria
Dates 30 August – 7 September
Teams 6 (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 played 10
Goals scored 22 (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

30 August 2002
Jordan  1–0  Iran
Salim Goal 11'  

1 September 2002
Lebanon  0–1  Jordan
  Shelbaieh Goal 4'

3 September 2002
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

30 August 2002
Syria  2–1  Palestine
Ibrahim Goal 21'
Al-Haj Mustafa Goal 37'
Lafi Goal 39'

1 September 2002
Palestine  0–2  Iraq
  Shnaiyn Goal 47'
Razzaq Farhan Goal 69'

3 September 2002
Iraq  1–0  Syria
Ahmad Kadhim Goal 43'  

Knockout phase[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

5 September 2002
Jordan  2 – 1 (a.e.t.)  Syria
Salim Goal 38'
Al-Zboun Golden goal 118'
Shahada Goal 54'

Third Place Match[edit]

Final[edit]

7 September 2002
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]