2018 CAFA Women's Championship

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2018 CAFA Women's Championship
CountryUzbekistan
Dates23 November – 1 December 2018
Championship venue1
Teams5
Champions Uzbekistan (1st title)
Runners-up Iran U-23
Matches played10
Goals scored67 (6.7 per match)

The 2018 CAFA Women's Championship is the first edition of the CAFA Women's Championship, an association football tournament for women's national teams from the Central Asian Football Association. It is hosted in Tashkent, Uzbekistan and be played between 23 November and 1 December 2018.[1]

Uzbekistan won the title undefeated.[2]

Teams[edit]

All CAFA members but Turkmenistan entered. Afghanistan entered. Afghanistan appeared with kind of a B-team after several players including the captain refused to sign a contract pre-tournament.[3]

League table[edit]

Match order drawn on 22 November.[4]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Uzbekistan (C, H) 4 4 0 0 43 1 +42 12
2  Iran 4 3 0 1 16 3 +13 9
3  Tajikistan 4 2 0 2 7 15 −8 6
4  Kyrgyzstan 4 1 0 3 1 16 −15 3
5  Afghanistan 4 0 0 4 0 32 −32 0
Updated to match(es) played on 1 December. Source: Flashscore
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored;
(C) Champion; (H) Host.

Fixtures[edit]

Tajikistan 1–0 Kyrgyzstan
Report
Uzbekistan 20–0 Afghanistan
Report

Afghanistan 0–6 Iran
Report
Uzbekistan 11–0 Tajikistan
Report

Iran 1–2 Uzbekistan
Kyrgyzstan 1–0 Afghanistan

Kyrgyzstan 0–10 Uzbekistan
Tajikistan 1–4 Iran

Afghanistan 0–5 Tajikistan
Iran 5–0 Kyrgyzstan

Awards[edit]

  • Topscorer: Nilufar Qudratova (Uzbekistan) [5]
  • Fair Play: Tajikistan[6]
  • Most Valuable Player: Lyudmila Karachik (Uzbekistan)[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ @CAFAssociation (8 November 2018). "Tashkent to host #CAFA Women's Championship 2018 Uzbekistan will host Central Asian Football Association Women's Championship 2018 between 23 November – 1 December 2018" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  2. ^ "Perfect Uzbekistan emerge champions". www.the-afc.com.
  3. ^ "Afghanistan women's football: Captain, teammates dropped after refusal to sign contract that denies pay". www.sportskeeda.com. 23 November 2018.
  4. ^ "«CAFA Women's Championship 2018»: Таджикистан откроет турнир матчем с Кыргызстаном — Федерация Футбола Таджикистана".
  5. ^ CAFA (1 December 2018). "CAFA Women's Championship 2018 - The Top Goal Scorer of the #CAFAWC2018 - Nilufar QUDRATOVA (Uzbekistan) - @theafcdotcompic.twitter.com/6QX50VLJDo".
  6. ^ CAFA (1 December 2018). "CAFA Women's Championship 2018 - FAIR PLAY AWARD - TAJIKISTAN - #CAFAWC2018 - @theafcdotcompic.twitter.com/zpvLmT1IVS".
  7. ^ CAFA (1 December 2018). "CAFA Women's Championship 2018 - Most Valuable Player of the #CAFAWC2018 - Lyudmila KARACHIK (Uzbekistan) - @theafcdotcompic.twitter.com/Se4y91HLeI".

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