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World Cup 2010



AFC





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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • N/C America
  • Oceania
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    ASIA


    • 43 teams entered the competition. Available World Cup spots: 4.5
    • 4 teams qualify directly. A fifth team will play off against the winner of the OCEANIA region for one spot in the World Cup finals.
    • Two preliminary home/away knock-out rounds are held to narrow down the field to 20 teams. These teams are divided into 5 groups of 4. The 5 groupwinners and runners-up progress to the final phase.
    • The final phase contains two groups of five teams. The two groupwinners and the two runners-up qualify for the World Cup. The two third placed teams play eachother home/away to determine who will represent Asia in an intercontinental play-off with the OCEANIA winner with one spot in the World Cup at stake.


    Updated: 9 September 2009

    Matches played: 144  Goals scored: 374  Goals pr game: 2.60

    [Topscorers in this region]


    Intercontinental play-off
    Bahrain vs New Zealand


    Asian play-off
    Bahrain vs Saudi Arabia

    Final Phase

    GROUP A
    Australia
    Japan
    Bahrain
    Uzbekistan
    Qatar
    GROUP B
    South Korea
    North Korea
    Iran
    Saudi Arabia
    United Arab Emirates


    Third Phase
    ---

    GROUP 1
    Australia
    Qatar
    Iraq
    China
    GROUP 2
    Japan
    Bahrain
    Oman
    Thailand
    GROUP 3
    South Korea
    North Korea
    Jordan
    Turkmenistan
    ---
    GROUP 4
    Saudi Arabia
    Uzbekistan
    Singapore
    Lebanon
    GROUP 5
    Iran
    United Arab Emirates
    Syria
    Kuwait



    Preliminary knock-out round 2

    Preliminary knock-out round 1


     

    Topscorers in this region

    Sarayoot Chaikamdee         THA  8
    Maksim Shatskikh            UZB  8
    Ahmad Al-Azemi              KUW  6
    Ismael Matar                UAE  6
    Mohamad Ghaddar             LIB  5
    Ji-Sung Park                KOR  5
    Ziad Chabo                  SYR  5
    Andres Quintana             QAT  5
    




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