2011 AFC President's Cup
|Host country||Chinese Taipei|
|Dates||20 April – 25 May (group stage)
19–25 September (final stage)
|Teams||6 (final stage)
12 (total) (from 12 associations)
|Champions||Taipower FC (1st title)|
|Runners-up||Phnom Penh Crown|
|Goals scored||90 (3.6 per match)|
|Attendance||58,208 (2,328 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)|| Ho Ming-tsan
|Best player||Chen Po-liang|
The 2011 AFC President's Cup was the seventh edition of the AFC President's Cup, a football competition organized by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for clubs from "emerging countries" in Asia.
Teams from 12 member associations competed. In the qualifying stage, the 12 teams were divided into three groups of four teams each, and the top two teams from each group qualified for the six-team finals to be played at a centralised venue. In the final stage, the qualified six teams were divided into two groups of three teams each. The winners from each group met in the final for the title.
Palestinian Authority clubs began to play in the AFC President’s Cup from 2011 onwards.
|Association||Team||Qualifying method||App||Last App|
|Bangladesh||Abahani Limited||2009–10 Bangladesh League champions||4th||2010|
|Bhutan||Yeedzin||2010 A-Division champions||2nd||2009|
|Cambodia||Phnom Penh Crown||2010 Cambodian League champions||3rd||2009|
|Chinese Taipei||Taipower FC||2010 Intercity Football League champions||4th||2009|
|Kyrgyzstan||Neftchi Kochkor-Ata||2010 Kyrgyzstan League champions||1st||none|
|Myanmar||Yadanarbon||2010 Myanmar National League champions||2nd||2010|
|Nepal||Nepal Police Club||2010 Martyr's Memorial A-Division League champions||4th||2009|
|Pakistan||WAPDA||2010 Pakistan Premier League champions||4th||2009|
|Palestine||Jabal Al Mukaber||2009–10 West Bank Premier League champions||1st||none|
|Sri Lanka||Don Bosco||2010–11 Sri Lanka Football Premier League champions||1st||none|
|Tajikistan||Istiqlol||2010 Tajik League champions||1st||none|
|Turkmenistan||Balkan||2010 Turkmenistan League champions||1st||none|
The draw for the group stage was held at on 14 March 2011, 15:00 UTC+08:00, at AFC House, Kuala Lumpur. The 12 teams were divided into three groups of four teams each. The group matches were scheduled to be played from 13 to 31 May 2011; however, matches of Group C were played from 20 to 24 April 2011.
All groups were played in a single round-robin format at a centralized venue. The top two teams from each group qualified for the final stage. The clubs are ranked according to points and tie breakers are in following order:
- Greater number of points obtained in the group matches between the teams concerned;
- Goal difference resulting from the group matches between the teams concerned;
- Greater number of goals scored in the group matches between the teams concerned;
- Goal difference in all the group matches;
- Greater number of goals scored in all the group matches;
- Kicks from the penalty mark if only two teams are involved and they are both on the field of play;
- Fewer score calculated according to the number of yellow and red cards received in the group matches; (1 point for each yellow card, 3 points for each red card as a consequence of two yellow cards, 3 points for each direct red card, 4 points for each yellow card followed by a direct red card)
- Drawing of lots.
|Phnom Penh Crown||3||2||0||1||4||1||+3||6|
|Neftchi Kochkor-Ata||2–0||Abahani Limited|
|Phnom Penh Crown||3–0||Don Bosco|
|Don Bosco||0–2||Neftchi Kochkor-Ata|
|Abahani Limited||0–1||Phnom Penh Crown|
|Abahani Limited||4–1||Don Bosco|
Ibrahim 51', 61', 81' (pen.)
|Phnom Penh Crown||0–1||Neftchi Kochkor-Ata|
|Jabal Al Mukaber||3||1||0||2||10||6||+4||3|
|Yan Paing 4', 50'
Pai Soe 11', 15', 36'
|Istiqlol||2–0||Jabal Al Mukaber|
|Report||Fatkhuloev 16', 30'
Tokhirov 56', 63', 70', 76'
|Jabal Al Mukaber||3–4||Yadanarbon|
A. Aliwisat 27'
Al Amour 39'
|Report||Hussein Hasan 41' (o.g.)
Yan Paing 45+3', 58'
Pai Soe 90+4'
|Yan Paing 90+3' (pen.)||Report||Davronov 57'|
|Jabal Al Mukaber||7–0||Yeedzin|
|A. Aliwisat 2'
S. Aliwisat 14'
Al Amour 33', 44'
|Nepal Police Club||3||0||0||3||0||5||−5||0|
|Nepal Police Club||0–2||WAPDA|
|Ho Ming-tsan 67'||Report||Alikperow 36'|
|Report||Pan Kuao-kai 41'
Chen Yi-wei 55'
Ho Ming-tsan 65'
|Balkan||2–0||Nepal Police Club|
|Nepal Police Club||0–1||Taipower FC|
|Report||Chiang Shih-lu 67'|
On 14 June 2011, the Organising Committee for the AFC President’s Cup decided to award the hosting rights of the 2011 AFC President’s Cup Finals to Chinese Taipei. The matches were played at the Kaohsiung National Stadium in Kaohsiung from 19 to 25 September 2011.
The draw for the final stage was held on 29 July 2011, 16:00 UTC+08:00, at AFC House, Kuala Lumpur. The six teams which qualified for the final stage were divided into two groups of three teams each, played in a single round-robin format. The winner from each group qualified for the single-match final to decide the title (extra time and penalty shootout would be used to decide the winner if necessary).
- All matches were held in Taiwan (Republic of China).
- All times are Taiwan Standard Time (TST) – UTC+08:00
|Taiwan Power Company||2||2||0||0||6||3||+3||6|
|Istiqlol||0–2||Taiwan Power Company|
|Report[permanent dead link]||Chen Po-liang 39'
Chiang Shih-lu 41'
|Gurbani 23'||Report[permanent dead link]||Tokhirov 45+1'|
|Taiwan Power Company||4–3||Balkan|
|Ho Ming-tsan 57', 66' (pen.)
Kuo Yin-hung 81'
Chen Po-liang 87'
|Report||Gurbani 24', 25'
|Phnom Penh Crown||2||2||0||0||6||1||+5||6|
|Phnom Penh Crown||2–1||Neftchi Kochkor-Ata|
|Report[permanent dead link]||Alimov 79'|
|Yadanarbon||0–4||Phnom Penh Crown|
|Report||Njoku 3', 83'
|Pavlov 5', 73', 90+2'
Djamshidov 33', 87'
Dzhumataev 79', 90'
|Report[permanent dead link]||Pai Soe 35'
Rakhmanjonov 47' (o.g.)
|Phnom Penh Crown||2–3||Taiwan Power Company|
|Report[permanent dead link]||Ho Ming-tsan 2', 47'
Chen Po-liang 67'
Phnom Penh Crown
Taiwan Power Company
|2011 AFC President's Cup
Taiwan Power Company
The following awards were given for the 2011 AFC President's Cup:
- Most Valuable Player Award: Chen Po-liang (Taiwan Power Company)
- Top Scorer: Ho Ming-tsan (Taiwan Power Company)
- Fair Play Award: Neftchi Kochkor-Ata
|1||Ho Ming-tsan||Taiwan Power Company||1||1||2||2||6|
|Pavel Pavlov||Neftchi Kochkor-Ata||1||1||3||5|
|Kingsley Njoku||Phnom Penh Crown||1||1||2||1||5|
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- AFC President's Cup Official Page (in English)