2003 East Asian Football Championship

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2003 East Asian Football Championship
東アジアサッカー選手権2003
Tournament details
Host country Japan
Dates 22 February 2003 – 2 March 2003 (qualifiers)
4 December 2003 – 10 December 2003 (finals)
Teams 8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  South Korea (2nd title)
Runners-up  Japan
Third place  China PR
Fourth place  Hong Kong
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 58 (3.63 per match)
2005

The 2003 EAFF East Asian Football Championship is a football competition for East Asian countries and territories. The qualifiers were held in February and March 2003 in Hong Kong and the final was held in December 2003 in Japan. South Korea was the winner with Japan as runner-up.

China PR, Korea Rep, and Japan are direct finalists. The fourth finalist spot is competed among Chinese Taipei, Guam, Hong Kong, Macau and Mongolia. Hong Kong was the winner in the qualifiers.

Participating teams[edit]

Preliminary[edit]

Finals[edit]

Venues[edit]

  • ^1 As the International Stadium Yokohama.

Preliminary Competition[edit]

Matches Detail[edit]

The Preliminary Competition was hosted by Hong Kong. The winner of the group advanced to the Final Competition.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Hong Kong 4 4 0 0 26 0 +26 12
 Chinese Taipei 4 3 0 1 13 3 +10 9
 Macau 4 2 0 2 5 5 +0 6
 Mongolia 4 1 0 3 2 16 −14 3
 Guam 4 0 0 4 0 22 −22 0

2003-02-22
13:30 UTC+8
Macau  2 – 0  Mongolia
Che Chi Man Goal 34' (pen.)
Chan Man Hei Goal 82'
Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 6,055
Referee: Chan Siu Kee (Hong Kong)

2003-02-22
16:00 UTC+8
Hong Kong  2 – 0  Chinese Taipei
Kwok Yue Hung Goal 77'
Lee Wai Man Goal 79'
Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 6,055
Referee: Kazuhiko Matsumura (Japan)

2003-02-24
13:30 UTC+8
Mongolia  2 – 0  Guam
Tugsbayar Goal 52'
Lumbengarav Goal 59'
Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 1,602
Referee: Huang Junjie (China)

2003-02-24
16:00 UTC+8
Hong Kong  3 – 0  Macau
Lee Kin Wo Goal 46' (pen.)
Au Wai Lun Goal 59'62'
Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 1,602
Referee: Park Sang-Gu (Korea Rep.)

2003-02-26
13:30 UTC+8
Guam  0 – 2  Macau
Geofredo Cheung Goal 37'77'
Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 672
Referee: Cheung Yim Yau (Hong Kong)

2003-02-26
16:00 UTC+8
Chinese Taipei  4 – 0  Mongolia
Huang Che-ming Goal 26'54'
Chiang Shih-lu Goal 71'
Yang Cheng-hsing Goal 90' (pen.)
Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 672
Referee: Chan Siu Kee (Hong Kong)

2003-02-28
13:30 UTC+8
Guam  0 – 7  Chinese Taipei
Tu Chu-hsien Goal 24'34'
Sheu Sheau-bao Goal 48'54'90'
Hsu Jui-chen Goal 55'
Tu Ming-feng Goal 64'
Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 1,814

2003-02-28
16:00 UTC+8
Hong Kong  10 – 0  Mongolia
Au Wai Lun Goal 6'53'
Yau Kin Wai Goal 10'
Chan Ho Man Goal 12'40'42'
Cheung Sai Ho Goal 13'26' (pen.)90'
Kwok Yue Hung Goal 79'
Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 1,814

2003-03-02
13:30 UTC+8
Macau  1 – 2  Chinese Taipei
Hoi Man Io Goal 35' Wu Chun-I Goal 43'
Huang Che-ming Goal 53'
Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 6,862

2003-03-02
16:00 UTC+8
Hong Kong  11 – 0  Guam
Lau Chi Keung Goal 7'35'56'
Au Wai Lun Goal 8'61'86' (pen.)
Chan Chi Hong Goal 40'
Poon Yiu Cheuk Goal 42'
Chan Ho Man Goal 46'58'
Lee Wai Man Goal 90'
Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 6,862
Referee: Huang Junjie (China)

Personal awards[edit]

Best Goalkeeper Best Defender Top Scorer Most Valuable Player
Macau Domingos Chan Chinese Taipei Cheng Yung-jen Hong Kong Au Wai Lun Hong Kong Cheung Sai Ho

Final Tournament[edit]

Squads[edit]

Matches Detail[edit]

Finals matches held in Japan, all times local time.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Korea 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 7
 Japan 3 2 1 0 3 0 +3 7
 China PR 3 1 0 2 3 4 -1 3
 Hong Kong 3 0 0 3 2 7 -5 0

December 4, 2003
16:30
Hong Kong  1 – 3  South Korea
Akandu Goal 34'
Akandu YC 40'
Report Kim Do-Heon Goal 23'
Kim Do-Hoon Goal 50'
Ahn Jung-Hwan Goal 57'
National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan
Attendance: 14,895
Referee: Jimmy M. R. Napitupulu (Indonesia)

December 4, 2003
19:15
Japan  2 – 0  China PR
Kubo Goal 4'80'
Nakazawa YC 10'
Endo YC 40'
Report Zheng Zhi YC 7'
Sun Jihai YC 34'
Liu Jindong YC 65'
National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan
Attendance: 41,742
Referee: Santhan Nagalingam (Singapore)

December 7, 2003
16:30
South Korea  1 – 0  China PR
Ahn Jung-Hwan YC 40'
Choi Jin-Cheul YC 44'
Yoo Sang-Chul Goal 45+1'
Lee Eul-Yong Red card 60'
Report Zheng Zhi YC 28'
Zhou Ting YC 40'
Li Yi YC 60'
Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama, Japan
Attendance: 27,715
Referee: Halim Abdul Hamid (Malaysia)

December 7, 2003
19:16
Japan  1 – 0  Hong Kong
Alex Goal 37' (pen.)
Kubo YC 58'
Report Fan Chun Yip YC 36'
Man Pei Tak YC 58'
Szeto Man Chun YC 63'
Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama, Japan
Attendance: 45,145
Referee: Chalach Piromya (Thailand)

December 10, 2003
16:28
China PR  3 – 1  Hong Kong
Zhao Xuri Goal 20'
Liu Jindong Goal 21'
Yang Chen Goal 44'
Zhou Haibin YC 87'
Report Lo Chi Kwan Goal 75'
International Stadium Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Attendance: 17,400
Referee: Chalach Piromya (Thailand)

December 10, 2003
19:16
Japan  0 – 0  South Korea
Okubo Yellow cardYellow cardRed card 15', 18'
Motoyama YC 86'
Report Choi Jin-Cheul YC 14'
Park Jae-hong YC 41'
Kim Dong-Jin YC 90+4'

Final standing[edit]

Rank Team
1  South Korea
2  Japan
3  China PR
4  Hong Kong
5  Chinese Taipei
6  Macau
7  Mongolia
8  Guam

Winners[edit]

 East Asian Football Championship 2003 Winners 

South Korea
Second title

External links[edit]