AFC–OFC Challenge Cup

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The AFC–OFC Challenge Cup was a football tournament, set up as the successor of the discontinued Afro-Asian Cup of Nations. It was a biannual event, with Oceania represented by the winners of the OFC Nations Cup and Asia alternately by the winners of the Asian Cup and those of the Asian Games.

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Japan  3–0  Australia
Yanagisawa Goal 19'
Hattori Goal 53'
Nakayama Goal 65' (pen.)
Shizuoka Stadium, Fukuroi, Shizuoka
Attendance: 46,404
Referee: Zhang Jianjun (China)

The match was originally planned as two-legged tie on March 28 in Auckland and April 4 in Tehran, but then postponed due to Iraq war.

Iran  3–0  New Zealand
Karimi Goal 24'37'
Kaebi Goal 67'
Azadi Stadium, Tehran
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Kousa Mohammed (Syria)

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