2009 Arab Nations Cup

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2009 Arab Nations Cup
Tournament cancelled
2002
2012

The Arab Nations Cup 2009 was the ninth staging of the Arab Nations Cup, an association football tournament held between Arab countries by UAFA. The first stage of qualifying began in December 2006, but no further rounds were played and the tournament was cancelled.

Qualifying[edit]

  • The First qualifying Stage contains 8 teams which have lower FIFA Ranking. The 8 teams divided into 2 Groups, each group contain 4 teams and the group winners qualify the 2nd qualifying Stage.
  • The 2nd Qualifying Stage contains 16 seats, 14 teams who have a higher FIFA ranking get bye from the First Qualifying Round and are entered into 2nd Qualifying Round, plus 2 teams from the First qualifying Stage to complete the last 2 seats. 16 teams will be divided into 4 Groups, 4 teams in each group and the group winners and runners-up will qualify to the Arab Nations Cup.

Top Seeds
(bye to 2nd Qualifying Round)

 

Last 8
(1st Qualifying Round)

The teams sorted by Alphabetical order

First Qualifying Round[edit]

  • The First qualifying Stage contain 8 teams which have lower FIFA Ranking, The 8 Teams divided into 2 Groups, each group contain 4 teams and the group winners qualify the 2nd qualifying Stage.
  • Lebanon qualified as best runners-up due to the withdrawal of Qatar (Qatar would have received a bye to the second qualifying round).
  • Palestine withdrew due to traveling problem as Israel did not allow them to travel to Yemen.

Group 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Yemen 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 6
 Comoros 2 1 0 1 4 3 +1 3
 Djibouti 2 0 0 2 2 8 -6 0
 Palestine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

December 14, 2006
Yemen  2 - 0  Comoros
Nashwan Al Haggam 73, 90



Group 2[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Sudan 3 2 1 0 8 1 +7 7
 Lebanon 3 1 2 0 4 0 +4 5
 Mauritania 3 1 1 1 8 4 +4 4
 Somalia 3 0 0 3 3 18 -15 0






Second Qualifying Round[edit]

  • The 2nd Qualifying Stage Contains 16 seats, 14 teams who have a higher FIFA ranking get bye from the First Qualifying Round and are entered into 2nd Qualifying Round, plus 2 teams from the First qualifying Stage to complete the last 2 seats. 16 teams will be divided into 4 Groups, 4 teams in each group and the group winners and runners-up will qualify to the Arab Nations Cup.
  • Qatar withdrew and Lebanon qualified as best runners-up.
  • The second round was never played and the tournament was eventually canceled.

Final round[edit]

Cancelled

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