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.


10 November 2007
14:00 UTC+8
Hong Kong  0–0  Turkmenistan
Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 2,823
Referee: Salem Mujghef (Jordan)

18 November 2007
18:00 UTC+5
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.

9 November 2007
19:30 UTC+7
Indonesia  1–4  Syria
Sudarsono Goal 39' Report Esmaeel Goal 17'
Al Zeno Goal 34'
Chaabo Goal 43'
Rafe Goal 90+3'
Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Mohsen Torky (Iran)

18 November 2007
14:00 UTC+2
Syria  7–0  Indonesia
Chaabo Goal 40'44'87'
Rafe Goal 60'72'90'
Al Hussain Goal 81' (pen.)
Abbasiyyin Stadium, Damascus
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Sun Baojie (China PR)

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

9 November 2007
19:30 UTC+8
Singapore  2–0  Tajikistan
Duric Goal 23'44' Report

18 November 2007
13:00 UTC+5
Tajikistan  1–1  Singapore
Ismailov Goal 2' Report Shah Goal 25'
Central Stadium, Dushanbe
Attendance: 21,500
Referee: Mark Shield (Australia)

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