AFC U-22 Asian Cup

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AFC U-22 Asian Cup
Country Asia
Founded 2011
Number of teams 16
Current champions To start in 2013 (2013)

The AFC U-22 Asian Cup is a football competition between the best international under-22 teams in Asia. It is ran by the Asian Football Confederation. The teams are selected based on good performances in the qualification matches.

Format[change | change source]

The competition format in the 2013 tournament is:[1]

  • Sixteen teams will play in the final tournament, including the hosts who automatically qualify.
  • Teams are seeded based on the result of the 2010 AFC U-19 Championship.
  • Three or four stadiums in at most two cities will be needed to host the tournament.

The host country will be rotated by regions: the region for the first tournament will be decided by draw.[1]

Results[change | change source]

Year Host Winner Score Runners-up
2013
Details
 Oman Iraq Iraq 1-0 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

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