2007 AFC Beach Soccer Championship

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2007 AFC Beach Soccer Championship
2007 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup qualifiers for (AFC)
Tournament details
Host country United Arab Emirates
Dates 14–18 August 2007
Teams 6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  United Arab Emirates (1st title)
Runners-up  Japan
Third place  Iran
Fourth place  Bahrain
Tournament statistics
Matches played 10
Goals scored 76 (7.6 per match)
2006
2008

The 2007 AFC Beach Soccer championship also known as the 2007 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup qualifiers for (AFC) was the second beach soccer championship for Asia, held in August 2007, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The United Arab Emirates won the championship, with Japan finishing second and Iran winning the third place-play off, to claim third. The three teams moved on to play in the 2007 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from November 2 - November 11.[1]

Participating nations[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W W+ L GF GA GD
 United Arab Emirates 6 2 2 0 0 12 5 +7
 Japan 3 2 1 0 1 7 9 -2
 India 0 2 0 0 2 5 10 -5

14 August 2007
United Arab Emirates  6 – 2  India
Dubai



15 August 2007
Japan  4 – 3  India
Dubai



16 August 2007
United Arab Emirates  6 – 3  Japan
Dubai



Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W W+ L GF GA GD
 Iran 3 2 1 0 1 8 7 +1
 Bahrain 3 2 1 0 1 4 4 0
 China 2 2 0 1 1 6 7 -1

14 August 2007
Bahrain  2 – 1  China
Dubai



15 August 2007
China  5 – 5
4-3 (pens.)
 Iran
Dubai



16 August 2007
Iran  3 – 2  Bahrain
Dubai



Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
17 August 2007
  UAE  5  
  Bahrain  2  
 
18 August 2007
      UAE  4
    Japan  3
Third place
17 August 2007 18 August 2007
  Japan  8   Iran  6
  Iran  6     Bahrain  0

Winners[edit]

 (2007) FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup
Qualification (AFC) Winners: 

United Arab Emirates
First title

Final standings[edit]

Rank Team
1  United Arab Emirates
2  Japan
3  Iran
4  Bahrain
5  China
6  India

References[edit]