2006 A3 Champions Cup

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2006 A3 Champions Cup
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Tournament details
Host countryJapan
Dates2 – 8 August
Teams4 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
ChampionsSouth Korea Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i (1st title)
Runners-upJapan Gamba Osaka
Third placeJapan JEF United
Fourth placeChina Dalian Shide
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored26 (4.33 per match)
Attendance70,950 (11,825 per match)
Top scorer(s)South Korea Lee Chun-Soo
(Ulsan Hyundai, 6 goals)
Best player(s)South Korea Lee Chun-Soo
(Ulsan Hyundai)
2005
2007

The fourth edition of the A3 Champions Cup took place in Tokyo, Japan, between 2 and 8 August 2006. It was won by Korean team Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i, who came back strongly from their defeat in the opening match to win the following two by margins of 6–0 and 4–0. It was the third time a Korean team has won this competition.

Participants[edit]

Group Table[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
South Korea Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i 3 2 0 1 12 3 +9 6
Japan Gamba Osaka 3 2 0 1 5 8 −3 6
Japan JEF United Ichihara Chiba 3 1 1 1 5 6 −1 4
China Dalian Shide 3 0 1 2 4 9 −5 1

Matches[edit]

Round 1

Gamba Osaka Japan3 – 2China Dalian Shide
Yamaguchi Goal 17'
Magno Alves Goal 18'53'
Zou Jie Goal 57'
Wang Sheng Goal 71'
Attendance: 7,178

Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i South Korea2 – 3Japan JEF United Ichihara Chiba
Choi Sung-Kuk Goal 24'
Lee Chun-Soo Goal 42'
Nakajima Goal 21'
Maki Goal 43'
Hanyu Goal 44'
Attendance: 11,066

Round 2

Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i South Korea6 – 0Japan Gamba Osaka
Kim Young-Sam Goal 24'
Leandrão Goal 34'83'
Lee Chun-Soo Goal 46'74'85'
Attendance: 13,688

JEF United Ichihara Chiba Japan2 – 2China Dalian Shide
Abe Goal 53' (pen.)
Maki Goal 65'
Zou Jie Goal 30'
Zhu Ting Goal 57'
Attendance: 17,052

Round 3

Dalian Shide China0 – 4South Korea Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i
Lee Chun-Soo Goal 34'72'
Leandrão Goal 43'
Choi Sung-Kuk Goal 48'
Attendance: 6,821

Gamba Osaka Japan2 – 0Japan JEF United Ichihara Chiba
Endō Goal 66'
Bando Goal 81'
Attendance: 15,145

Awards[edit]

Winners[edit]

 A3 Champions Cup 2006 Winners  
South Korea
Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i
First title

Individual Awards[edit]

Top Goalscorers Most Valuable Player
South Korea Lee Chun-Soo (Ulsan) South Korea Lee Chun-Soo (Ulsan)

Goalscorers[edit]

Pos Player Team Goals
1 South Korea Lee Chun-Soo South Korea Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i 6
2 Brazil Leandrão South Korea Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i 3
3 China Zou Jie China Dalian Shide 2
Brazil Magno Alves Japan Gamba Osaka
Japan Seiichiro Maki Japan JEF United Ichihara Chiba
South Korea Choi Sung-Kuk South Korea Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i
7 China Wang Sheng China Dalian Shide 1
China Zhu Ting China Dalian Shide
Japan Ryūji Bando Japan Gamba Osaka
Japan Yasuhito Endō Japan Gamba Osaka
Japan Satoshi Yamaguchi Japan Gamba Osaka
Japan Yuki Abe Japan JEF United Ichihara Chiba
Japan Koji Nakajima Japan JEF United Ichihara Chiba
Japan Naotake Hanyu Japan JEF United Ichihara Chiba
South Korea Kim Young-Sam South Korea Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i

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