AFC U-19 Women's Championship

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AFC U-19 Women's Championship
AFC U-19 Women's Championship.png
Founded 2002
Region Asia (AFC)
Number of teams 8
Current champions  Japan (4th title)
Most successful team(s)  Japan (4 titles)
2015 Championship

The AFC U-19 Women's Championship is association football tournament for women's national teams under the age of 19. It is organised by the Asian Football Confederation every two years, and serves as a qualifying competition for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.

Format[edit]

In 2002 and 2004 no qualifying round was played but all teams played in the group stage. In 2002 then the semi-finals followed, in 2004 the competitions only quarter-finals were played as eight teams advanced from the groups.

In 2006, 2007 and 2009 edition only eight teams play the final tournament and a qualification round is played before. The teams are drawn into two groups of four with the top two teams advancing to the semi-finals.

In 2011 and 2013 the final tournament was played with six teams in a single group and no knock-out stage.

In 2015 again eight teams played.

Results[edit]

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Champion Score Runner-up Third Place Score Fourth Place
2002[1]
Details
 India
Japan
2–1
Chinese Taipei

China PR
4–1
North Korea
2004[2]
Details
 China
South Korea
3–0
China PR

North Korea
4–0
Thailand
2006[3]
Details
 Malaysia
China PR
1–0
North Korea

Australia
3–2
Japan
2007[4]
Details
 China
North Korea
1–0
Japan

China PR
1–0
South Korea
2009[5]
Details
 China
Japan
2–1
South Korea

North Korea
1–0
China PR
2011
Details
 Vietnam
Japan
RR
North Korea

China PR
RR
South Korea
2013
Details
 China
South Korea
RR
North Korea

China PR
RR
Japan
2015
Details
 China
Japan
0–0
4–2 (p)

North Korea

South Korea
4–0
China PR

Performance by country[edit]

Nation Champions Runners-up Third Place Fourth Place
 Japan 4 (2002, 2009, 2011, 2015) 1 (2007) 2 (2006, 2013)
 South Korea 2 (2004, 2013) 1 (2009) 1 (2015) 2 (2007, 2011)
 North Korea 1 (2007) 4 (2006, 2011, 2013, 2015) 2 (2004, 2009) 1 (2002)
 China PR 1 (2006) 1 (2004) 4 (2002, 2007, 2011, 2013) 2 (2009, 2015)
 Chinese Taipei 1 (2002)
 Australia 1 (2006)
 Thailand 1 (2004)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asian Women U-19 Championship 2002". RSSSF. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Asian Women U-19 Championship 2004". RSSSF. Retrieved 9 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Asian Women U-19 Championship 2006". RSSSF. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Asian Women U-19 Championship 2007". RSSSF. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Asian Women U-19 Championship 2009". RSSSF. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 

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