1998 FIFA WORLD CUP ASIA

FIRST ROUND
GROUP 1
FLAG TEAM P W D L GOALS PTS.
SAUDI ARABIA 651018:116
MALAYSIA 63215:311
CHINESE TAIPEI 61144:134
BANGLADESH 61054:143
16.03.1997 KUALA LUMPUR   19:45 CHINESE TAIPEI vs. SAUDI ARABIA   0:2 (0:2) UMEMOTO (JPN)
16.03.1997 KUALA LUMPUR   21:45 MALAYSIA vs. BANGLADESH           2:0 (1:0) WEI JI HONG (CHN)
18.03.1997 KUALA LUMPUR   19:45 MALAYSIA vs. SAUDI ARABIA         0:0 (0:0) U TIN TUN (MMR)
18.03.1997 KUALA LUMPUR   21:45 BANGLADESH vs. CHINESE TAIPEI     1:3 (0:0) AL-HINDYANI
20.03.1997 KUALA LUMPUR   19:45 BANGLADESH vs. SAUDI ARABIA       1:4 (1:2) FONG (HKG)
20.03.1997 KUALA LUMPUR   21:45 MALAYSIA vs. CHINESE TAIPEI       2:0 (2:0) IBRAHIM HAKEEM (UAE)
27.03.1997 JEDDAH         18:30 CHINESE TAIPEI vs. MALAYSIA       0:0 (0:0) AL KAABI (OMN)
27.03.1997 JEDDAH         20:30 SAUDI ARABIA vs. BANGLADESH       3:0 (2:0) AYAD (LIB)
29.03.1997 JEDDAH         20:30 CHINESE TAIPEI vs. BANGLADESH     1:2 (0:1) ABU LOOM (JOR)
29.03.1997 JEDDAH         18:30 SAUDI ARABIA vs. MALAYSIA         3:0 (0:0) UN-PRASERT (THA) 
31.03.1997 JEDDAH         18:30 BANGLADESH vs. MALAYSIA           0:1 (0:1) UN-PRASERT (THA)
31.03.1997 JEDDAH         20:30 SAUDI ARABIA vs. CHINESE TAIPEI   6:0 (4:0) KIM Young Joo (KOR)

GROUP 2
FLAG TEAM P W D L GOALS PTS.
IRAN 651039:316
SYRIA 521227:57
KYRGYZSTAN 530212:119
MALDIVES 60050:590
02.06.1997  DAMASCUS      17:30 SYRIA vs. KYRGYZSTAN
02.06.1997  DAMASCUS      15:30 MALDIVES vs. IRAN         0:17 (0:6) AN Bong-Ki (KOR)
04.06.1997  DAMASCUS      17:30 SYRIA vs. MALDIVES        12:0 (7:0) MOHAMED SALEH Esa (UAE)
04.06.1997  DAMASCUS      15:30 KYRGYZSTAN vs. IRAN       0:7  (0:1) MAIDIN Shamsul (SIN)
06.06.1997  DAMASCUS      17:30 SYRIA vs. IRAN            0:1  (0:0) OKADA Masayoshi (JPN)
06.06.1997  DAMASCUS      15:30 KYRGYZSTAN vs. MALDIVES   3:0  (3:0) WANG Xuezhi (CHN)
09.06.1997  TEHRAN        19:00 IRAN vs. KYRGYZSTAN       3:1  (1:1) UN-PRASERT Pirom (THA)
09.06.1997  TEHRAN        17:00 MALDIVES vs. SYRIA        0:12 (0:1) ABDULLAH Mohamed Nazri (MAS)
11.06.1997  TEHRAN        19:00 IRAN vs. MALDIVES         9:0  (7:0) SANHOUB Mohamed Yahya Hassen (YEM)
11.06.1997  TEHRAN        17:00 KYRGYZSTAN vs. SYRIA      2:1  (0:0) YU Jingyin (CHN)
13.06.1997  TEHRAN        19:00 IRAN vs. SYRIA            2:2  (2:2) ABDULLAH Mohamed Nazri (MAS)
13.06.1997  TEHRAN        17:00 MALDIVES vs. KYRGYZSTAN   0:6  (0:3) AL-DAMISI Fahed (JOR)

GROUP 3
FLAG TEAM P W D L GOALS PTS.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 43107:110
JORDAN 41124:44
BAHRAIN 41033:93
08.04.1997 MANAMA         17:15 JORDAN vs. UNITED ARAB EMIRATES       0:0 (0:0) AL-MEHANAH Omer Saleh (KSA)
11.04.1997 MANAMA         17:15 BAHRAIN vs. UNITED ARAB EMIRATES      1:2 (0:1) LU Jun (CHN)
14.04.1997 MANAMA         17:15 BAHRAIN vs. JORDAN                    1:0 (1:0) HAMMAL Eskandar (SYR)
19.04.1997 UAE            19:30 JORDAN vs. BAHRAIN                    4:1 (2:1) REDHA Falah Menfi (IRQ)
22.04.1997 UAE            19:30 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES vs. BAHRAIN      3:0 (1:0) OTA Kiyoshi (JPN)
26.04.1997 SHARJAH        19:30 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES vs. JORDAN       2:0 (1:0) ASGARI Hossein (IRN)

GROUP 4
FLAG TEAM P W D L GOALS PTS.
JAPAN 651031:116
OMAN 641114:213
MACAO 61143:284
NEPAL 60152:191
23.03.1997 MUSCAT         16:30 NEPAL vs. MACAO     1:1  (1:1) NURILDDIN SALMAN (IRQ)
23.03.1997 MUSCAT         18:40 OMAN vs. JAPAN      0:1  (0:1) HAJI YAAKUB (MAL)
25.03.1997 MUSCAT         16:30 MACAO vs. JAPAN     0:10 (0:3) WANG (CHN)
25.03.1997 MUSCAT         18:40 OMAN vs. NEPAL      1:0  (0:0) SHAIKHO (SYR)
27.03.1997 MUSCAT         16:30 NEPAL vs. JAPAN     0:6  (0:1) NADJAFALIEV (UZB)
27.03.1997 MUSCAT         18:40 OMAN vs. MACAO      4:0  (2:0) NURILDDIN SALMAN (IRQ)
22.06.1997 TOKYO          19:00 JAPAN vs. MACAO    10:0  (6:0) MOSTAFANEZHAD (IRN)
22.06.1997 TOKYO          16:30 NEPAL vs. OMAN      0:6  (0:3) SUN (CHN)
25.06.1997 TOKYO          19:00 JAPAN vs. NEPAL     3:0  (1:0) YAPA Abayawansa Mahasena (SRI)
25.06.1997 TOKYO          16:30 MACAO vs. OMAN      0:2  (0:1) AL-RIFAEE (SYR)
28.06.1997 TOKYO          19:00 JAPAN vs. OMAN      1:1  (1:0) SUBRAMANIAM (MAS)
28.06.1997 TOKYO          16:30 MACAO vs. NEPAL     2:1  (0:1) YAPA Abayawansa Mahasena (SRI)

GROUP 5
FLAG TEAM P W D L GOALS PTS.
UZBEKISTAN 541015:213
YEMEN 52219:28
INDONESIA 614111:67
CAMBODIA 60152:271
06.04.1997 JAKARTA           15:30 INDONESIA vs. CAMBODIA       8:0 (6:0) MAIDIN (SIN)
13.04.1997 MANADO            15:30 INDONESIA vs. YEMEN          0:0 (0:0) SUBRAMANIAM (MAS)
20.04.1997 PHNOM PENH        15:30 CAMBODIA vs. YEMEN           0:1 (0:1) NG (HKG)
27.04.1997 PHNOM PENH        15:30 CAMBODIA vs. INDONESIA       1:1 (0:0) LI (CHN)
09.05.1997 SANAA             16:00 YEMEN vs. UZBEKISTAN         0:1 (0:1) SWARKEH (JOR)
16.05.1997 SANAA             16:00 YEMEN vs. CAMBODIA           7:0 (3:0) DALU (SYR)
25.05.1997 TASHKENT          19:00 UZBEKISTAN vs. CAMBODIA      6:0 (4:0) KOLPAKOV (KAZ)
01.06.1997 SURABAYA          15:30 INDONESIA vs. UZBEKISTAN     1:1 (1:0) KIM (KOR)
13.06.1997 SANAA             16:00 YEMEN vs. INDONESIA          1:1 (1:0) AL HOSNI AL BI (OMN)
20.06.1997 TASHKENT          19:00 UZBEKISTAN vs. INDONESIA     3:0 (2:0) MORADI (IRN)
29.06.1997 PHNOM PENH        15:30 CAMBODIA vs. UZBEKISTAN      1:4 (1:3) BALOCH (PAK)
24.08.1997*TASHKENT          14:15 UZBEKISTAN vs. YEMEN         5:1 (1:1) AL-AALAQ (BHR)

GROUP 6
FLAG TEAM P W D L GOALS PTS.
KOREA REPUBLIC 43109:110
THAILAND 41125:64
HONG KONG 41033:103
23.02.1997  HONG KONG         15:30 HONG KONG vs. KOREA REP.    0:2 (0:0) OGAWA (JPN)
02.03.1997  BANGKOK           16:00 THAILAND vs. KOREA REP.     1:3 (0:1) LU (CHN)
09.03.1997  BANGKOK           16:00 THAILAND vs. HONG KONG      2:0 (1:0) AL-DOKHAIL (KSA)
30.03.1997  HONG KONG         15:30 HONG KONG vs. THAILAND      3:2 (1:1) ABDULLAH (MAS)
28.05.1997  TAEJON            19:00 KOREA REP. vs. HONG KONG    4:0 (2:0) ISSA (IRQ)
01.06.1997  SEOUL             15:00 KOREA REP. vs. THAILAND     0:0 (0:0) AL-SHARIF (SYR)

GROUP 7
FLAG TEAM P W D L GOALS PTS.
KUWAIT 440010:112
LEBANON 41124:74
SINGAPORE 40132:81
13.04.1997  BORJ HAMM        16:30 LEBANON vs. SINGAPORE      1:1 (0:0) AL-ZEID (KSA)
26.04.1997  SINGAPORE        20:00 SINGAPORE vs. KUWAIT       0:1 (0:1) PARK (KOR)
08.05.1997  KUWAIT CITY      19:00 KUWAIT vs. LEBANON         2:0 (1:0) BUJSAIM (UAE)
24.05.1997  SINGAPORE        20:00 SINGAPORE vs. LEBANON      1:2 (0:1) UN-PRASERT (THA)
05.06.1997  KUWAIT CITY      19:30 KUWAIT vs. SINGAPORE       4:0 (3:0) ABOU ALO (SYR)
22.06.1997  BORJ HAMM        17:30 LEBANON vs. KUWAIT         1:3 (0:2) OKADA (JPN)

GROUP 8
FLAG TEAM P W D L GOALS PTS.
CHINA P.R. 651013:216
TAJIKISTAN 641115:213
TURKMENISTAN 62048:136
VIETNAM SR 60062:210
04.05.1997  DUSHANBE          17:00 TAJIKISTAN vs. VIETNAM SR      4:0 (2:0) KOULAKOV (KAZ)
04.05.1997  ASHGABAT          17:00 TURKMENISTAN vs. CHINA PR      1:4 (0:2) ABDUALLAH IBRAHIM (UAE)
11.05.1997  DUSHANBE          17:00 TAJIKISTAN vs. CHINA PR        0:1 (0:0) KAABI (IRN)
11.05.1997  ASHGABAT          17:45 TURKMENISTAN vs. VIETNAM SR    2:1 (1:0) SHRESTHA (NPL)
25.05.1997  HO CHI MINH CITY  17:00 VIETNAM SR vs. CHINA PR        1:3 (1:3) JINDAMAI (THA)
25.05.1997  ASHGABAT          17:30 TURKMENISTAN vs. TAJIKISTAN    1:2 (1:1) KHAN (IND)
01.06.1997  BEIJING           19:45 CHINA PR vs. TURKMENISTAN      1:0 (0:0) OGAWA Yoshimi (JPN)
01.06.1997  HO CHI MINH CITY  17:30 VIETNAM SR vs. TAJIKISTAN      0:4 (0:2) ASRI Ngadiman (IDN)
08.06.1997  BEIJING           19:45 CHINA PR vs. TAJIKISTAN        0:0 (0:0) KHUDHEIR ABDUL (IRQ)
08.06.1997  HO CHI MINH CITY  17:00 VIETNAM SR vs. TURKMENISTAN    0:4 (0:2) U KYAW KYAW (MMR)
22.06.1997  BEIJING           19:45 CHINA PR vs. VIETNAM SR        4:0 (2:0) CHANG (PRK)
22.06.1997  DUSHANBE          18:00 TAJIKISTAN vs. TURKMENISTAN    5:0 (4:0) LUTFULLIN (UZB)

GROUP 9
FLAG TEAM P W D L GOALS PTS.
KAZAKHSTAN 440015:212
IRAQ 420214:86
PAKISTAN 40043:220
11.05.1997  ALMATY, KAZ       19:00 KAZAKHSTAN vs. PAKISTAN     3:0 (1:0) SAPAEV (TKM)
23.05.1997  LAHORE            14:30 PAKISTAN vs. IRAQ           2:6 (1:2) SENAWEERA ARACH (SRI) 
06.06.1997  BAGHDAD, IRQ      19:00 IRAQ vs. KAZAKHSTAN         1:2 (1:1) WEI (CHN)
11.06.1997  LAHORE            14:30 PAKISTAN vs. KAZAKHSTAN     0:7 (0:3) AL DASHTI ESSA (KUW)
20.06.1997  BAGHDAD, IRQ      19:00 IRAQ vs. PAKISTAN           6:1 (2:0) AMMAR (LIB)
29.06.1997  ALMATY, KAZ       19:00 KAZAKHSTAN vs. IRAQ         3:1 (2:0) JINDAMAI (THA)

GROUP 10
FLAG TEAM P W D L GOALS PTS.
QATAR 330014:09
SRI LANKA 31114:44
INDIA 31113:74
PHILIPPINES 30030:100
20.09.1996  DOHA, QAT       18:15 QATAR vs. SRI LANKA           3:0 (1:0) ORDABAEV Kourmanbek (KAZ)
21.09.1996  DOHA, QAT       18:15 INDIA vs. PHILIPPINES         2:0 (0:0) SHUKAIR Omar Ali (KSA)
23.09.1996  DOHA, QAT       18:15 QATAR vs. PHILIPPINES         5:0 (5:0) SAHIB SHAKIR Muhammad (IRQ)
24.09.1996  DOHA, QAT       18:15 SRI LANKA vs. INDIA           1:1 (1:1) AMMAR Ammar (LIB)
26.09.1996  DOHA, QAT       18:15 PHILIPPINES vs. SRI LANKA     0:3 (0:1) ORDABAEV Kourmanbek (KAZ)
27.09.1996  DOHA, QAT       18:15 QATAR vs. INDIA               6:0 (3:0) SHUKAIR Omar Ali (KSA)

SECOND ROUND


GROUP A
FLAG TEAM P W D L GOALS PTS.
SAUDI ARABIA 84228 - 614
IRAN 833213- 812
CHINA PR 832311-1411
QATAR 83147 -1010
KUWAIT 82247 - 8 8
13.09.1997  DALIAN        16:15 China Pr Vs. Iran            2:4 (1:0) PARK (KOR)
14.09.1997  RIYADH        20:30 Saudi Arabia Vs. Kuwait      2:1 (1:1) BUJSAIM (UAE) 
19.09.1997  TEHERAN       18:00 Iran Vs. Saudi Arabia        1:1 (0:1) OKADA (JPN)
19.09.1997  DOHA          18:15 Qatar Vs. Kuwait             0:2 (0:1) AL-SHARIF (SYR) 
26.09.1997  KUWAIT CITY   19:15 Kuwait Vs. Iran              1:1 (1:0) JINDAMAI (THA)
26.09.1997  DOHA          18:15 Qatar Vs. China Pr           1:1 (1:0) NURILDDIN SALMA (IRQ) 
03.10.1997  DALIAN        16:15 China Pr Vs. Saudi Arabia    1:0 (0:0) UN-PRASERT (THA)
03.10.1997  TEHERAN       17:00 Iran Vs. Qatar               3:0 (2:0) MAGASSA (MLI)
10.10.1997  KUWAIT CITY   19:00 Kuwait Vs. China Pr          1:2 (1:1) LENNIE (AUS)
11.10.1997  RIYADH        20:00 Saudi Arabia Vs. Qatar       1:0 (0:0) GHANDOUR (EGY)
17.10.1997  TEHERAN       17:00 Iran Vs. China Pr            4:1 (2:0) AYAD (LIB)
17.10.1997  KUWAIT CITY   19:00 Kuwait Vs. Saudi Arabia      2:1 (0:1) BELQOLA (MAR)
24.10.1997  KUWAIT CITY   19:00 Kuwait Vs. Qatar             0:1 (0:1) ABDULLAH (MAL)
24.10.1997  RIYADH        21:00 Saudi Arabia Vs. Iran        1:0 (0:0) BRIZIO CARTER (MEX)
31.10.1997  DALIAN        16:15 China Pr Vs. Qatar           2:3 (2:1) NAGALINGAM (SIN)
31.10.1997  TEHERAN       16:00 Iran Vs. Kuwait              0:0 (0:0) UN-PRASERT (THA)
06.11.1997  Riyadh        19:45 Saudi Arabia Vs. China Pr    1:1 (1:1) ELLERAY (ENG)
07.11.1997  Doha          17:30 Qatar Vs. Iran               2:0 (1:0) ELIZONDO (ARG)
12.11.1997  Dalian        16:15 China Pr Vs. Kuwait          1:0 (1:0) ANGELES (USA)
12.11.1997  Doha          17:30 Qatar Vs. Saudi Arabia       0:1 (0:0) NIELSEN (DEN)

GROUP B
FLAG TEAM P W D L GOALS PTS.
KOREA REPUBLIC 861119- 719
JAPAN 834117- 913
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 82339 -12 9
UZBEKISTAN 813413-18 6
KAZAKHSTAN 81347 -19 6
06.09.1997  SEOUL         19:00 KOREA REP. vs. KAZAKHSTAN   3:0 (1:0) *NAGALINGAM (SIN)
07.09.1997  TOKYO         19:00 JAPAN vs. UZBEKISTAN        6:3 (4:0) AL-ZEID (KSA) 
12.09.1997  SEOUL         19:00 KOREA REP. vs. UZBEKISTAN   2:1 (1:0) WEI (CHN)
12.09.1997  ABU DHABI     17:45 U.A.E. vs. KAZAKHSTAN       4:0 (1:0) UN-PRASERT (THA)
19.09.1997  ABU DHABI     17:40 U.A.E. vs. JAPAN            0:0 (0:0) ABDULLAH (MAS)
20.09.1997  ALMATY        17:00 KAZAKHSTAN vs. UZBEKISTAN   1:1 (0:0) AYAD (LIB)
27.09.1997  TASHKENT      18:00 UZBEKISTAN vs. U.A.E.       2:3 (1:0) MORADI (IRN) 
28.09.1997  TOKYO         14:00 JAPAN vs. KOREA REP.        1:2 (0:0) MANEI (KUW)
04.10.1997  SEOUL         19:00 KOREA REP. vs. U.A.E.       3:0 (1:0) BOUCHARDEAU (NIG)
04.10.1997  ALMATY        16:00 KAZAKHSTAN vs. JAPAN        1:1 (0:1) FARES (SYR)
11.10.1997  TASHKENT      17:00 UZBEKISTAN vs. JAPAN        1:1 (1:0) AL-ALAQ (BAH)
11.10.1997  ALMATY        16:00 KAZAKHSTAN vs. KOREA REP.   1:1 (0:1) ABU LOOM (JOR)
18.10.1997  TASHKENT      17:00 UZBEKISTAN vs. KOREA REP.   1:5 (0:3) KHUDEIR (IRQ)
18.10.1997  ALMATY        16:00 KAZAKHSTAN vs. U.A.E.       3:0 (0:0) HAJI YAAKUB (MAS)
25.10.1997  TASHKENT      17:00 UZBEKISTAN vs. KAZAKHSTAN   4:0 (3:0) AL AGMI (OMN)
26.10.1997  TOKYO         19:00 JAPAN vs. U.A.E.            1:1 (1:1) BADILLA (CRC)
01.11.1997  SEOUL         15:00 KOREA REP. vs. JAPAN        0:2 (0:2) BAHARMAST (USA)
02.11.1997  ABU DHABI     16:55 U.A.E. vs. UZBEKISTAN       0:0 (0:0) DALU (SYR)
08.11.1997  Tokyo         19:00 Japan vs. Kazakhstan        5:1 (3:0) VAN DER ENDE (NED)
09.11.1997  Abu Dhabi     16:55 U.A.E. vs. Korea Rep.       1:3 (0:2) CECCARINI (ITA)

PLAY-OFF MATCHE

16.11.1997  Johor Bahru   21:00 Japan vs. Iran   3:2 (1:0) DIAZ VEGA M. (ESP)




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