2007 AFC Cup

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2007 AFC Cup
Tournament details
Dates6 March – 9 November 2007
Teams24 (from 13 associations)
Final positions
ChampionsJordan Shabab Al-Ordon (1st title)
Runners-upJordan Al-Faisaly
Tournament statistics
Matches played86
Goals scored226 (2.63 per match)
Top scorer(s)Lebanon Mohammed Ghaddar
Jordan Odai Al-Saify
(5 goals each)
2006
2008

The 2007 AFC Cup was the 4th edition of the AFC Cup, playing between clubs from nations who are members of the Asian Football Confederation.

Qualification[edit]

The 13 'developing' nations in the Asian Football Confederation were invited to nominate one or two clubs to participate in the 2007 competition. 2006 winners, Al-Faisaly of Jordan qualify automatically, but proceed to the group stage.

Vietnam and Thailand lose ration for Australia in AFC Champions League. Instead of sending two teams by each country to compete for AFC Champions League, the second representative team of Vietnam and Thailand is demoted to play in AFC Cup.

Bangladesh were excluded, after they were relegated to AFC President's Cup along Turkmenistan.

Champions of North Korea and Myanmar did not participate.

West Asia
Bahrain Bahrain (1) Al-Muharraq (2005–06 Bahraini Premier League champions)
Jordan Jordan (3) Shabab Al-Ordon (2005–06 Jordan League champions & 2005–06 Jordan FA Cup winners)

Al-Faisaly (2006 AFC Cup winners & 2005–06 Jordan League runners-up)

Al-Wahdat (2005–06 Jordan League third place)

Lebanon Lebanon (2) Al-Ansar (2005–06 Lebanese Premier League champions & 2006 Lebanese FA Cup winners)

Al-Nejmeh (2005–06 Lebanese Premier League runners-up)

Oman Oman (2) Muscat (2005–06 Omani League champions)

Dhofar (2006 Sultan Qaboos Cup winners)

Yemen Yemen (2) Al-Saqr (2006 Yemeni League champions)

Al-Hilal (2005 Yemeni President Cup winners)

Central Asia
Turkmenistan Turkmenistan (2) HTTU Aşgabat (2006 Turkmenistan League champions & 2006 Turkmenistan Cup winners)

Nebitçi Balkanabat (2006 Turkmenistan League runners-up)

East Asia
Hong Kong Hong Kong (2) Happy Valley (2005–06 Hong Kong First Division League champions)

Sun Hei (2006 Hong Kong FA Cup winners)

South Asia
Bangladesh Bangladesh (0)
India India (2) Mahindra United (2005–06 Indian National Football League champions)

Mohun Bagan AC (2006 Indian Federation Cup winners)

Maldives Maldives (2) New Radiant (2006 Dhivehi League champions & 2006 Maldives FA Cup winners)

Victory SC (2006 Dhivehi League runners-up)

South East Asia
Malaysia Malaysia (2) Negeri Sembilan FA (2005–06 Super League Malaysia champions)

Pahang FA (2006 Malaysia FA Cup winners)

Singapore Singapore (2) Singapore Armed Forces FC (2006 S.League champions)

Tampines Rovers FC (2006 Singapore Cup winners)

Thailand Thailand (1) Osotsapa FC (2004 Queen's Cup winners)
Vietnam Vietnam (1) Hoa Phat Hanoi (2006 Vietnamese Cup winners)

The draw took place in Kuala Lumpur on 22 December, allocating teams into six groups.

Group stage[edit]

Key to colors in group tables:

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Lebanon Al-Nejmeh 15 6 5 0 1 8 5 3
Jordan Shabab Al-Ordon 13 6 4 1 1 8 3 5
Oman Muscat 4 6 1 1 4 4 6 −2
Yemen Al-Saqr 2 6 0 2 4 5 11 −6
Al-Nejmeh1–0Muscat
Abbas Ahmed Atwi Goal 18' (Report)
Attendance: 500
Referee: Saudi Arabia Ali Al Mutlaq



Al-Nejmeh2–1Shabab Al-Ordon
Ali Mohamad Goal 51'
Evandro Ramos Goal 86'
(Report) Saher Adi Goal 77'
Attendance: 3,000


Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Jordan Al-Wahdat 14 6 4 2 0 16 8 8
Bahrain Al-Muharraq 11 6 3 2 1 10 7 3
Turkmenistan HTTU Aşgabat 6 6 2 0 4 10 12 −2
Yemen Al-Hilal 2 6 0 2 4 6 15 −9





Group C[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Jordan Al-Faisaly 11 6 3 2 1 7 3 4
Oman Dhofar 10 6 3 1 2 4 5 −1
Lebanon Al-Ansar 9 6 2 3 1 8 5 3
Turkmenistan Nebitçi Balkanabat 2 6 0 2 4 2 8 −6
Dhofar0–0Al-Ansar
(Report)

Al-Ansar3–1Nebitçi Balkanabat
Fadi Ghoson Goal 3'
Salih Sadir Goal 45'
Hamid Basma Goal 71'
(Report) Azat Guljagazov Goal 80'
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Iran Masoud Moradi
Al-Faisaly2–1Dhofar
Abdel-Hadi Al-Maharmeh Goal 28'
Mohammad Shawish Goal 58'
(Report) Salah Goal 53'



Al-Ansar3–0Dhofar
Malek Hassoun Goal 10'
Fadi Ghoson Goal 44'
Nasrat Al Jamal Goal 79'
(Report)
Attendance: 2,100

Dhofar1–0Al-Faisaly
Fahad Goal 11' (Report)

Group D[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Hong Kong Sun Hei 15 6 5 0 1 15 6 9
Malaysia Negeri Sembilan FA 7 6 1 4 1 4 5 −1
Maldives Victory SC 6 6 1 3 2 7 9 −2
Vietnam Hoa Phat Hanoi 3 6 0 3 3 7 13 −6
Sun Hei2–0Victory SC
Victory SC Goal 17'
Colly Barnes Ezeh Goal 49'
(Report)
Mong Kok Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 369

Victory SC2–2Negeri Sembilan FA
Ashad Ali Goal 7'
Izzath Abdul Baree Goal 22'
(Report) Freddy Goal 17' Goal 90+4'
Attendance: 8,000
Hoa Phat Hanoi1–2Sun Hei
Trinh Xuan Thanh Goal 58' (Report) João Miguel Goal 24'
Lo Chi Kwan Goal 60'
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Myanmar Cho Win

Sun Hei2–0Negeri Sembilan FA
Victor Goal 6' Goal 69' (Report)
Mong Kok Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 200

Hoa Phat Hanoi0–2Victory SC
(Report) Ashad Ali Goal 37' Goal 81'
Attendance: 500
Referee: China Tan Hai

Victory SC0–2Sun Hei
(Report) Colly Barnes Ezeh Goal 14'
Lico Goal 33'

The match between Victory SC and Xiangxue Sun Hei was postponed to 9 May after the assistant referees from Indonesia were unable to arrive in the Maldives as their flight was delayed.[1][2]


Sun Hei7–4Hoa Phat Hanoi
Lico Goal 5' Goal 61' Goal 73'
Colly Barnes Ezeh Goal 15' Goal 65'
Chu Siu Kei Goal 25' Goal 41'
(Report) Cao Sy Cuong Goal 10' (pen.)
Nguyen Ngoc Tu Goal 33'
Vu Hong Viet Goal 54' (pen.)
Nguyen Anh Cuong Goal 75'
Mong Kok Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 208

Group E[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Singapore Singapore Armed Forces FC 15 6 5 0 1 13 7 6
India Mahindra United 12 6 4 0 2 9 4 5
Hong Kong Happy Valley 9 6 3 0 3 9 11 −2
Maldives New Radiant 0 6 0 0 6 4 13 −9

Happy Valley1–4Singapore Armed Forces FC
Lee Sze Ming Goal 22' (Report) Therdsak Chaiman Goal 7'
Noor Ali Goal 61'
Aleksandar Duric Goal 79' Goal 89'
Mong Kok Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 391


Happy Valley2–1Mahindra United
Law Chun Bong Goal 21' Goal 23' (Report) Yusif Yakubu Goal 68'
Mong Kok Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 100


Group F[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Singapore Tampines Rovers FC 13 6 4 1 1 10 5 5
India Mohun Bagan AC 11 6 3 2 1 5 3 3
Thailand Osotsapa FC 10 6 3 1 2 12 3 9
Malaysia Pahang FA 0 6 0 0 6 2 18 −14



Mohun Bagan AC1–0Osotsapa FC
José Ramírez Barreto Goal 43' (Report)
Attendance: 18,000


Best runners-up[edit]

Two best runners-up, one from groups A, B and C and one from groups D, E and F, qualify for the quarter finals.

Group A, B, C (West & Central Asia Zone)[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Jordan Shabab Al-Ordon 13 6 4 1 1 8 3 5
Bahrain Al-Muharraq 11 6 3 2 1 10 7 3
Oman Dhofar 10 6 3 1 2 4 5 −1

Group D, E, F (East, South & South East Asia Zone)[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
India Mahindra United 12 6 4 0 2 9 4 5
India Mohun Bagan AC 11 6 3 2 1 5 3 2
Malaysia Negeri Sembilan FA 7 6 1 4 1 4 5 −1

Knockout stage[edit]

Quarter-finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Mahindra United India 4–5 Lebanon Al-Nejmeh 1–2 3–3
Tampines Rovers Singapore 3–7 Jordan Al-Faisaly 1–2 2–5
Sun Hei Hong Kong 1–4 Jordan Al-Wahdat 0–1 1–3
Shabab Al-Ordon Jordan 5–3 Singapore Singapore Armed Forces FC 5–0 0–3

First leg[edit]

Mahindra United1–2Al-Nejmeh
Rafi Goal 47' (Report)[permanent dead link] M. Ghaddar Goal 55' Goal 85'


Sun Hei0–1Al-Wahdat
(Report)[permanent dead link] Ahmed Abdul-Haleem Goal 83'
Mong Kok Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 1,200

Second leg[edit]

Al-Nejmeh3–3Mahindra United
M. Ghaddar Goal 12'
A. Milas Goal 24'
Milan Goal 90+4' (pen.)
(Report)[permanent dead link] Minga Goal 33'
Harpreet Goal 64'
Pomeyie Goal 78'


Al-Wahdat3–1Sun Hei
Mahmoud Shelbaieh Goal 58'
Amer Deeb Goal 71' Goal 78'
(Report)[permanent dead link] Giovane Goal 87'

Semi-finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al-Faisaly Jordan 3–2 Jordan Al-Wahdat 1–1 2–1
Shabab Al-Ordon Jordan 1–0 Lebanon Al-Nejmeh 1–0 0–0

First leg[edit]


Second leg[edit]


Final[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Shabab Al-Ordon Jordan 2–1 Jordan Al-Faisaly 1–0 1–1

First leg[edit]

Second leg[edit]

2007 AFC Cup Winners
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Shabab Al-Ordon
First title

Statistics[edit]

Top goalscorers[edit]

# Player Club Goals
1 Lebanon Mohammed Ghaddar Lebanon Nejmeh SC 5
Jordan Odai Al-Saify Jordan Shabab Al-Ordon 5
3 Singapore Australia Aleksandar Duric Singapore Singapore Armed Forces FC 4
Thailand Apipu Suntornpanavej Thailand Osotsapa FC 4
Singapore Ashrin Shariff Singapore Singapore Armed Forces FC 4
Jordan Awad Ragheb Jordan Al-Wahdat 4
Hong Kong Colly Barnes Ezeh Hong Kong Sun Hei 4
Turkmenistan Mamedaly Karadanov Turkmenistan HTTU Aşgabat 4
Brazil Lico Hong Kong Sun Hei 4
10 Bahrain Abdulla Al Dakeel Bahrain Al-Muharraq 3
Maldives Ashad Ali Maldives Victory SC 3
Lebanon Fadi Ghoson Lebanon Al-Ansar 3
Angola Freddy Malaysia Negeri Sembilan FA 3
Hong Kong Gerard Ambassa Guy Hong Kong Happy Valley 3
Jordan Mahmoud Shelbaieh Jordan Al-Wahdat 3
Singapore Mohd Noh Alam Shah Singapore Tampines Rovers FC 3
Nigeria Victor Hong Kong Sun Hei 3
Ghana Yusif Yakubu India Mahindra United 3

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AFC Cup: Victory, Sun Hei match postponed Archived 30 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine". Retrieved on 8 May 2007.
  2. ^ "Victory, Sun Hei match postponed Archived 8 October 2007 at the Wayback Machine", The Official Website of Victory SC Archived 12 March 2008 at the Wayback Machine, 8 May 2007. Retrieved on 10 May 2007.

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