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Asian Cup 2019 draw lines up regional giants for UAE showdown - Inside World Football

May 5 – Asia's leading sides learned their Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup UAE 2019 group stage opponents on Friday, when the competition's official draw was held at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. In total, 24 teams will compete at the ...

Daei Confident Iran Will Win AFC Asian Cup Title - Financial Tribune

In emerging top scorer in the 1996 AFC Asian Cup, also hosted by the UAE, Daei hit four of his tournament haul of eight goals in the 6-2 win over South Korea in the quarterfinals. “There was a Korean player who was playing in Germany at that time and ...

Iran Discovers Opponents at AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 - Tasnim News Agency (press release)

The host nation will be looking to improve on its second place finish the last time the competition was held in the UAE in 1996, but will face formidable opponents in India and Thailand who complete the cast in Group A. Meanwhile defending champion ...

UAE to face Bahrain in 2019 Asian Cup opener - Gulf Today

Dubai: After more than three years of qualifying suspense, Asia's best 24 teams finally discovered their AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Group Stage challengers on Friday in a grand spectacle at the UAE's iconic Burj Khalifa. Hosts UAE, who were positioned in ...

Iran learn fate at AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 - Tehran Times

After more than three years of qualifying suspense, Asia's best 24 teams finally discovered their AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Group Stage challengers on Friday. In a grand spectacle at the United Arab Emirates Burj Khalifa, hosts UAE, who were positioned in ...

Iran Legend Ali Daei to Attend AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Final Draw - Tasnim News Agency (press release)

Islamic Republic of Iran's Ali Daei, who was top scorer the last time the tournament was held in the UAE in 1996, former China PR and Manchester City star Sun Jihai, current stars India's Sunil Chettri and Philip Younghusband from the Philippines will ...

AFC Asian Cup 2019: Daei believes Iran's wait will end - Persian Football

In emerging topscorer in the 1996 AFC Asian Cup, also hosted by the United Arab Emirates, Daei hit four of his tournament haul of eight goals in the 6-2 win over Korea Republic in the quarter-finals. “There was a Korean player who was playing in ...

Star-studded cast set to dazzle in AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Final Draw - Boxscore

AFC: Dubai (May 3, 2018) Several of the most iconic names in Asian football are poised to grace the eagerly-anticipated AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Final Draw tomorrow at the Armani Hotel in the United Arab Emirates' iconic Burj Khalifa at 7:30pm (UAE time ...

AFC Asian Cup: Iran holds three records - Persian Football

Ali Daei holds the record for most goals scored in the AFC Asian Cup, with the Iranian striker's 14 goals coming between 1996 and 2004, including a record eight in the 1996 edition. Finally, the highest official attendance recorded at the continental ...

Get to know the qualified nations for Asian Cup 2019 - Goal.com

The UAE will participate in the 2019 Asian Cup as hosts, and this will be their 10th participation in the Asian Cup. They have never won the trophy before, but reached the final in 1996 where they lost to Saudi Arabia on penalties 4-2 after a 0-0 draw ...

Indian football retains Constantine as coach ahead of AFC Asian Cup 2019 - The News Minute

"The members felt that the Indian senior national men's team met the dual strategic objectives of AIFF by qualifying for the AFC Asian Cup 2019 as well as by consistently achieving a top 15 FIFA ranking amongst Asian countries in the recent past ...

TODAY IN FOOTBALL HISTORY... Saudi Arabia won their record-setting third AFC Asian Cup - Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

On 21 December 1996, Saudi Arabia won their record-setting third AFC Asian Cup, beating the UAE on penalties. It was the first final for the UAE, but the fourth for the Saudis, who won the tournament in 1984 and 1988, then finished as runners-up in 1992.

AFC Asian Cup: Stats You Should Know - The Official Home of Asian Football

The Islamic Republic of Iran won their second of three successive titles in Thailand in 1972. Japan were crowned continental champions for the first time on home soil in 1992. Saudi Arabia rejoice in winning their third AFC Asian Cup in 1996 in the ...

Flashback: Widodo Putro's Screamer Announces Indonesia's AFC Asian Cup Arrival - Ghanasoccernet.com

... cross floated in from the right, Widodo Putro adjusted his body and, eyes firmly fixed on the ball, perfectly executed the most acrobatic of overhead kicks to give Indonesia the lead against Kuwait in their maiden AFC Asian Cup match on December 4 ...

500 days to go until the Asian Cup UAE - EsquireMe

Well, in 500 days that is about to change as kick-off to UAE-hosted AFC Asian Cup has begun. Since previously hosting the event in 1996, the UAE team has ascended to be a major contender in Asian football's biggest event - even finishing third, two ...

500 days until UAE hosts Asian Cup - gulfnews.com

... 2019 Asian Cup began on Wednesday. The event returns to the UAE for only the second time since 1996 and will be the biggest ever with 24 teams — eight more than 2015. ... “With the expansion of teams able to experience the atmosphere of the finals ...

Introducing, Omar Abdulrahman – The Fresh Prince of Asian Football - Football Paradise

... it's the AFC Asian Cup quarter-finals and Japan are playing the United Arab Emirates. The match was poised at one goal apiece, and penalties were set to be the decider. For the UAE, this was already their best performance in the competition since ...

My Life Totally Changed after Transfer to Germany: Ali Daei - Tasnim News Agency (press release)

“That match (6-2 win over South Korea in 1996 AFC Asian Cup) changed my sporting life because after that, I was transferred to Germany and my life totally changed,” Daei, who finished the tournament as top scorer with eight goals, told the-AFC.com ...

Proud Moment For India: Indian National Football Team Reaches Its Highest FIFA Ranking - All India Roundup

The Indian National Football Team have now reached their highest Federation International de Football Association (FIFA) ranking under Stephen Constantine. They achieved its best-ever FIFA ranking since February 1996. According to the latest FIFA ...

FIFA ranking: Indian football team up to 96, achieve best position in 21 years - Hindustan Times

The Indian national football team achieved its best FIFA ranking since February 1996 as they were placed at No.96 in the latest rankings released on Thursday. In the process, India are currently 12th in Asian Football Confederation (AFC). India's best ...

The Asian Football Confederation's 1996 AFC Asian Cup finals were held in the United Arab Emirates between 4 and 21 December. Saudi Arabia defeated host nation U.A.E. in the final match in Abu Dhabi As the Runners-up, U.A.E. represented the AFC in the 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup because Saudi Arabia qualified automatically as host.

1996 AFC Asian Cup
Asian Cup U.A.E. 1996
كأس آسيا 1996
1996 AFC Asian Cup logo.svg
Logo of the 1996 Asian Cup
Tournament details
Host country  UAE
Dates 4 – 21 December
Teams 12
Venue(s) 3 (in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Saudi Arabia (3rd title)
Runners-up  United Arab Emirates
Third place  Iran
Fourth place  Kuwait
Tournament statistics
Matches played 26
Goals scored 80 (3.08 per match)
Attendance 448,000 (17,231 per match)
Top scorer(s) Iran Ali Daei (8 goals)
Best player Iran Khodadad Azizi
Best goalkeeper Saudi Arabia Mohamed Al-Deayea
Fair play award  Iran
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The Asian Football Confederation's 1996 AFC Asian Cup finals were held in the United Arab Emirates between 4 and 21 December. Saudi Arabia defeated host nation U.A.E. in the final match in Abu Dhabi As the Runners-up, U.A.E. represented the AFC in the 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup because Saudi Arabia qualified automatically as host.

Best Goals: AFC Asian Cup UAE 1996

Relive all the best goals from the 1996 AFC Asian Cup in the UAE Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theafcasiancup Twitter: https://twitter.com/afcasiancup ...

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Final AFC Asian Cup 1984 - 2011 (Highlights)

Highlights Final AFC Asian Cup 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2007, 2011.

History of the AFC Asian Cup: 1956-2011

As we head towards the AFC Asian Cup 2015, we take a look back at all the past winners and legends of the AFC Asian Cup since 1956.