2010 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC Second Round

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This page provides the summaries of the AFC Second Round matches for the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification.


Among the 19 winners of the first round, the 11 highest ranked teams (according to the first round seeding) received a bye and advanced to the third round of the Asian qualifiers (along with the 5 teams directly seeded to the third round). The eight remaining first round winners played in this round. Those ranked 16–19 were randomly drawn against teams ranked from 12–15, and the draw (which allocated positions in the draw by seeding only) took place on 6 August 2007 in the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Hong Kong 0–0 Turkmenistan
Attendance: 2,823
Turkmenistan 3–0 Hong Kong
Nasyrov Goal 42'
Bayramov Goal 53'
Mirzoyev Goal 80'

Turkmenistan won 3–0 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.

Indonesia 1–4 Syria
Sudarsono Goal 39' Report Esmaeel Goal 17'
Al Zeno Goal 34'
Chaabo Goal 43'
Rafe Goal 90+3'
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Mohsen Torky (Iran)
Syria 7–0 Indonesia
Chaabo Goal 40'44'87'
Rafe Goal 60'72'90'
Al Hussain Goal 81' (pen.)
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Sun Baojie (China)

Syria won 11–1 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.

Singapore 2–0 Tajikistan
Duric Goal 23'44' Report
Tajikistan 1–1 Singapore
Ismailov Goal 2' Report Shah Goal 25'
Attendance: 21,500

Singapore won 3–1 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.

Yemen 1–1 Thailand
Al Nono Goal 43' Report Chaikamdee Goal 35'
Thailand 1–0 Yemen
Chaikamdee Goal 16' Report

Thailand won 2–1 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.



There were 22 goals scored in 8 games, for an average of 2.75 goals per game.

Players in bold advanced to the next round in qualifying.

4 goals
2 goals
1 goal