1994 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)

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1994 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)
Tournament details
Teams30 (from 1 confederation)
1990
1998

Listed below are the dates and results for the 1994 FIFA World Cup qualification rounds for the Asian zone (AFC). For an overview of the qualification rounds, see the article 1994 FIFA World Cup qualification .

Contents

A total of 29 teams entered the competition. The Asian zone was allocated 2 places (out of 24) in the final tournament.

There were two rounds of play:

First round

Group A

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
1Flag of Iraq (1991-2004).svg  Iraq 8611284+2413
2 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China 8602184+1412
3Flag of Yemen.svg  Yemen 8323121318
4Flag of Jordan.svg  Jordan 8233121537
5Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan 8008236340
Source: [ citation needed ]

Iraq advanced to the Final Round.

22 May 1993 Jordan  Flag of Jordan.svg1–1Flag of Yemen.svg  Yemen Al-Hassan Stadium, Irbid
Subhi Al-Gnimaz Soccerball shade.svg 65' Wagdan Mahmoud Shadli Soccerball shade.svg 72'Referee: Mohamed Al-Mulla Abdalaziz(United Arab Emirates))

22 May 1993 Pakistan  Flag of Pakistan.svg0–5Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR Al-Hassan Stadium, Irbid
Gao Hongbo Soccerball shade.svg 38'
Cai Sheng Soccerball shade.svg 55', 59', 82'
Hao Haidong Soccerball shade.svg 71'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Ammar Ammar (Lebanon)

24 May 1993 Jordan  Flag of Jordan.svg1–1Flag of Iraq (1991-2004).svg  Iraq Al-Hassan Stadium, Irbid
Jeris Tadrus Soccerball shade.svg 16' Khalaf Soccerball shade.svg 75'Referee: Pirom Anprasert(Thailand)

24 May 1993 Yemen  Flag of Yemen.svg5–1Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan Al-Hassan Stadium, Irbid
Omar Mubarak Soccerball shade.svg 20', 53'
Ahmed Bareed Soccerball shade.svg 77'
Wagdan Mahmoud Shadli Soccerball shade.svg 80'
Mohamed Hassan Abdullah Soccerball shade.svg 82'
Tahir Agha Soccerball shade.svg 12'Referee: Hossein Askari Milajerdi(Iran)

26 May 1993 Jordan  Flag of Jordan.svg0–3Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR Al-Hassan Stadium, Irbid
Gao Hongbo Soccerball shade.svg 61'
Wu Qunli Soccerball shade.svg 66'
Cai Sheng Soccerball shade.svg 89'
Referee: Hossein Askari Milajerdi(Iran)

26 May 1993 Yemen  Flag of Yemen.svg1–6Flag of Iraq (1991-2004).svg  Iraq Al-Hassan Stadium, Irbid
Asam Duraiban Soccerball shade.svg 16' Hussein Soccerball shade.svg 1'
A.Kadhim Soccerball shade.svg 22', 76'
M.Kadhim Soccerball shade.svg 35'
Radhi Soccerball shade.svg 55'
Qais Soccerball shade.svg 73'
Referee: Ammar Ammar (Lebanon)

28 May 1993 Pakistan  Flag of Pakistan.svg0–8Flag of Iraq (1991-2004).svg  Iraq Al-Hassan Stadium, Irbid
Hussein Soccerball shade.svg 12'
Qais Soccerball shade.svg 21', 70'
A.Kadhim Soccerball shade.svg 27', 75'
Radhi Soccerball shade.svg 44'
Khalaf Soccerball shade.svg 77'
Saddam Soccerball shade.svg 88'
Referee: Mohamed Al-Mulla Abdalaziz(United Arab Emirates))

28 May 1993 Yemen  Flag of Yemen.svg1–0Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR Al-Hassan Stadium, Irbid
Saleh Rabiah Ben Soccerball shade.svg 62'Attendance: 800
Referee: Jamal Al Sharif(Syria)


30 May 1993 Iraq  Flag of Iraq (1991-2004).svg1–0Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR Al-Hassan Stadium, Irbid
Radhi Soccerball shade.svg 55'Referee: Pirom Anprasert(Thailand)


12 June 1993 China PR  Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg3–0Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan Chengdu Sports Centre, Chengdu
Gao Hongbo Soccerball shade.svg 60', 89'
Hao Haidong Soccerball shade.svg 62'
Referee: Kim Jong Sik(North Korea)

14 June 1993 Iraq  Flag of Iraq (1991-2004).svg4–0Flag of Jordan.svg  Jordan Chengdu Sports Centre, Chengdu
Hussein Soccerball shade.svg 3', 17'
Kadhim Soccerball shade.svg 25'
Radhi Soccerball shade.svg 52'
Referee: Masayoshi Okada(Japan)

14 June 1993 Pakistan  Flag of Pakistan.svg0–3Flag of Yemen.svg  Yemen Chengdu Sports Centre, Chengdu
Ahmed Abdul Karim Al-Brid Soccerball shade.svg 39', 72'
Mohamed Hassan Abdullah Soccerball shade.svg 77'
Referee: An Bong-ki(South Korea)

16 June 1993 China PR  Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg4–1Flag of Jordan.svg  Jordan Chengdu Sports Centre, Chengdu
Li Bing Soccerball shade.svg 16', 76'
Gao Hongbo Soccerball shade.svg 50', 80'
Jamal Abu Abed Soccerball shade.svg 56'Referee: An Bong-ki(South Korea)

16 June 1993 Iraq  Flag of Iraq (1991-2004).svg3–0Flag of Yemen.svg  Yemen Chengdu Sports Centre, Chengdu
Saddam Soccerball shade.svg 46'
Qais Soccerball shade.svg 64'
Hussein Soccerball shade.svg 80'
Referee: Santos Jose Manuel(Macau)

18 June 1993 Iraq  Flag of Iraq (1991-2004).svg4–0Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan Chengdu Sports Centre, Chengdu
Qais Soccerball shade.svgSoccerball shade.svg
Shenaishil Soccerball shade.svg
Daham Soccerball shade.svg
Referee: Kim Jong Sik(North Korea)

18 June 1993 China PR  Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg1–0Flag of Yemen.svg  Yemen Chengdu Sports Centre, Chengdu
Xu Hong Soccerball shade.svg 73'Referee: Masayoshi Okada(Japan)

20 June 1993 Pakistan  Flag of Pakistan.svg0–5Flag of Jordan.svg  Jordan Chengdu Sports Centre, Chengdu
Subhi Al-Gnimaz Soccerball shade.svg 14', 70'
Jeris Tadrus Soccerball shade.svg 28'
Mohammad Muharam Soccerball shade.svg 43'
Ahmad Al-Bashir Soccerball shade.svg 44'
Referee: Santos Jose Manuel(Macau)

Group B

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
1Flag of Iran.svg  Iran 6330152+139
2Flag of Syria.svg  Syria 6330144+109
3Old Flag of Oman.svg  Oman 6222105+56
4Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg  Chinese Taipei 6006331280
5Flag of Myanmar (1974-2010).svg  Myanmar (W)00000000
Source: [ citation needed ]
(W) Withdrew.

Iran advanced to the Final Round.

23 June 1993 Iran  Flag of Iran.svg0–0Old Flag of Oman.svg  Oman Tehran, Iran


25 June 1993 Oman  Old Flag of Oman.svg0–0Flag of Syria.svg  Syria Tehran, Iran

25 June 1993 Iran  Flag of Iran.svg6–0Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg  Chinese Taipei Tehran, Iran
Hamid Estili Soccerball shade.svg 18'
Modir Roosta Soccerball shade.svg 40', 46', 50', 75'
Ali Daei Soccerball shade.svg 43'


27 June 1993 Iran  Flag of Iran.svg1–1Flag of Syria.svg  Syria Tehran, Iran
Modir Roosta Soccerball shade.svg 63' Abdul Latif Helou Soccerball shade.svg 82'

2 July 1993 Oman  Old Flag of Oman.svg0–1Flag of Iran.svg  Iran Damascus, Syria
Hamid Derakhshan Soccerball shade.svg 36'



4 July 1993 Chinese Taipei  Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg0–6Flag of Iran.svg  Iran Damascus, Syria
Hamid Derakhshan Soccerball shade.svg 8'
Majid Namjoo-Motlagh Soccerball shade.svg 15' (pen.)
Ali Daei Soccerball shade.svg 19', 48'
Mehdi Abtahi Soccerball shade.svg 22'
Hamid Estili Soccerball shade.svg 74'


7 July 1993 Syria  Flag of Syria.svg1–1Flag of Iran.svg  Iran Damascus, Syria
Mohamad Moustafa Kadir Soccerball shade.svg 89' (pen.) Hamid Derakhshan Soccerball shade.svg 15'

Group C

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
1Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 8710196+1315
2Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar 8512228+1411
3Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore 85031212010
4Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia 8107619132
5Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam 8107418142
Source: [ citation needed ]

North Korea advanced to the Final Round.

9 April 1993 Qatar  Flag of Qatar.svg3–1Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia Doha, Qatar
Mahmoud Soufi Soccerball shade.svg 51', 79'
Fahad Al Kuwari Soccerball shade.svg 55'
Singgih Pitono Soccerball shade.svg 85'

9 April 1993 North Korea  Flag of North Korea.svg3–0Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam Doha, Qatar
Yun Jong-Su Soccerball shade.svg 29'
Choe Yong-Son Soccerball shade.svg 85'
Ryu Song-Gun Soccerball shade.svg 86'

11 April 1993 North Korea  Flag of North Korea.svg2–1Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Doha, Qatar
Cho In-Chol Soccerball shade.svg 64'
Choe Won-Nam Soccerball shade.svg 75'
Sundramoorthy Soccerball shade.svg 33'

11 April 1993 Qatar  Flag of Qatar.svg4–0Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam Doha, Qatar
Mubarak Fazli Soccerball shade.svg 34'
Mahmoud Soufi Soccerball shade.svg 37'
Yousef Khalaf Soccerball shade.svg 50'
Sultan Bakhit Al-Kuwari Soccerball shade.svg 60'

13 April 1993 North Korea  Flag of North Korea.svg4–0Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia Doha, Qatar
Ryu Song-Gun Soccerball shade.svg 19'
Choe Yong-Son Soccerball shade.svg 42', 58'
Robby Darwis Soccerball shade.svg 77' (o.g.)

13 April 1993 Vietnam  Flag of Vietnam.svg2–3Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Doha, Qatar
Lư Đình Tuấn Soccerball shade.svg 14'
Phan Thanh Hùng Soccerball shade.svg 77'
Fandi Ahmad Soccerball shade.svg 19'
Steven Tan Soccerball shade.svg 35' (pen.)
Sundramoorthy Soccerball shade.svg 73'

16 April 1993 Qatar  Flag of Qatar.svg4–1Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Doha, Qatar
Mubarak Fazli Soccerball shade.svg 70', 90' (pen.)
Mahmoud Soufi Soccerball shade.svg 84'
Khalil Al-Malki Soccerball shade.svg 89'
Fandi Ahmad Soccerball shade.svg 58'

16 April 1993 Vietnam  Flag of Vietnam.svg1–0Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia Doha, Qatar
Hà Vương Ngầu Nại Soccerball shade.svg 61'

18 April 1993 Indonesia  Flag of Indonesia.svg0–2Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Doha, Qatar
Mohd Rafi Ali Soccerball shade.svg 75'
Sundramoorthy Soccerball shade.svg 83'

18 April 1993 Qatar  Flag of Qatar.svg1–2Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea Doha, Qatar
Khalil Al-Malki Soccerball shade.svg 89' Ryu Song-Gun Soccerball shade.svg 49', 57'

24 April 1993 Indonesia  Flag of Indonesia.svg1–4Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar Singapore
Sudirman Soccerball shade.svg 28' (pen.) Khalil Al-Malki Soccerball shade.svg 35', 61'
Fahad Al Kuwari Soccerball shade.svg 75'
Zamel Al Kuwari Soccerball shade.svg 83'

24 April 1993 Vietnam  Flag of Vietnam.svg0–1Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea Singapore
Yong Jin-Li Soccerball shade.svg 61'

26 April 1993 Singapore  Flag of Singapore.svg1–3Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea Singapore
Razali Saad Soccerball shade.svg 72' Choe Won-Nam Soccerball shade.svg 26'
Choe Yong-Son Soccerball shade.svg 41', 76'

26 April 1993 Vietnam  Flag of Vietnam.svg0–4Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar Singapore
Khalil Al-Malki Soccerball shade.svg 7'
Zamel Al Kuwari Soccerball shade.svg 13'
Fahad Al Kuwari Soccerball shade.svg 52' (pen.)
Rayed Al-Boloushi Soccerball shade.svg 65'


28 April 1993 Singapore  Flag of Singapore.svg1–0Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam Singapore
Mohd Rafi Ali Soccerball shade.svg 54'

30 April 1993 Singapore  Flag of Singapore.svg1–0Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar Singapore
Fandi Ahmad Soccerball shade.svg 80'

30 April 1993 Indonesia  Flag of Indonesia.svg2–1Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam Singapore
Putut Widjanarko Soccerball shade.svg 55'
Sudirman Soccerball shade.svg 75'
Nguyễn Hồng Sơn Soccerball shade.svg 30'


2 May 1993 North Korea  Flag of North Korea.svg2–2Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar Singapore
Cho In-Chol Soccerball shade.svg 40'
Kim Kyong-il Soccerball shade.svg 55'
Khalil Al-Malki Soccerball shade.svg 1', 86'

Group D

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
1Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg  South Korea 8710231+2215
2Flag of Bahrain (1972-2002).svg  Bahrain 833296+39
3Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon 82428918
4Flag of Hong Kong 1959.svg  Hong Kong 8215919105
5Flag of India.svg  India 8116822143
Source: [ citation needed ]

South Korea advanced to the Final Round.

7 May 1993 Lebanon  Flag of Lebanon.svg2–2Flag of India.svg  India Beirut, Lebanon
Babkin Melikian Soccerball shade.svg 37'
Jamal Taha Soccerball shade.svg 53'
V. P. Sathyan Soccerball shade.svg 68', 82'Stadium: Bourj Hammoud Stadium
Referee: Nizar Watti (Syria)


9 May 1993 Bahrain  Flag of Bahrain (1972-2002).svg0–0Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg  South Korea Beirut, Lebanon
Stadium: Bourj Hammoud Stadium


11 May 1993 India  Flag of India.svg1–2Flag of Hong Kong 1959.svg  Hong Kong Beirut, Lebanon
Bhupinder Thakur Soccerball shade.svg 54' Loh Wai Chi Soccerball shade.svg 15'
Lee Kin Wo Soccerball shade.svg 59'
Stadium: Bourj Hammoud Stadium
Referee: Qazi Asif (Pakistan)

11 May 1993 Lebanon  Flag of Lebanon.svg0–1Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg  South Korea Beirut, Lebanon
Ha Seok-Ju Soccerball shade.svg 17'Stadium: Bourj Hammoud Stadium

13 May 1993 Lebanon  Flag of Lebanon.svg0–0Flag of Bahrain (1972-2002).svg  Bahrain Beirut, Lebanon
Stadium: Bourj Hammoud Stadium

13 May 1993 India  Flag of India.svg0–3Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg  South Korea Beirut, Lebanon
Hong Myung-Bo Soccerball shade.svg 19' (pen.)
Choi Moon-Sik Soccerball shade.svg 70'
Ha Seok-Ju Soccerball shade.svg 89'
Stadium: Bourj Hammoud Stadium
Referee: Al-Hindyani (Kuwait)


15 May 1993 Bahrain  Flag of Bahrain (1972-2002).svg2–1Flag of India.svg  India Beirut, Lebanon
Khamis Thani Soccerball shade.svg 4'
Saad Soccerball shade.svg 31'
V. P. Sathyan Soccerball shade.svg 90' (pen.)Stadium: Bourj Hammoud Stadium
Referee: Qazi Asif (Pakistan)


5 June 1993 Bahrain  Flag of Bahrain (1972-2002).svg0–0Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon Seoul, South Korea

7 June 1993 India  Flag of India.svg0–3Flag of Bahrain (1972-2002).svg  Bahrain Seoul, South Korea
Khamis Mubarak Soccerball shade.svg 20', 53'
Khamis Thani Soccerball shade.svg 54'
Referee: Shariff (Singapore)

7 June 1993 South Korea  Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg2–0Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon Seoul, South Korea
Ha Seok-Ju Soccerball shade.svg 31'
Hwangbo Kwan Soccerball shade.svg 56'

9 June 1993 Hong Kong  Flag of Hong Kong 1959.svg1–2Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon Seoul, South Korea
Lee Kin Wo Soccerball shade.svg 17' Youssef Farhat Soccerball shade.svg 38'
Wael Nazha Soccerball shade.svg 76'

9 June 1993 South Korea  Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg7–0Flag of India.svg  India Seoul, South Korea
Lee Ki-Bum Soccerball shade.svg 5', 25', 49'
Kim Tae-Young Soccerball shade.svg 37', 70'
Park Jung-bae Soccerball shade.svg 39'
Ha Seok-Ju Soccerball shade.svg 68'
Referee: Al-Yenbua'awy (Saudi Arabia)

11 June 1993 India  Flag of India.svg1–2Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon Seoul, South Korea
Bhupinder Thakur Soccerball shade.svg 34' Hassan Ayoub Soccerball shade.svg 41'
Rafi Joulfagi Soccerball shade.svg 79'
Referee: Wei Jihong (China)


13 June 1993 South Korea  Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg3–0Flag of Bahrain (1972-2002).svg  Bahrain Seoul, South Korea
Kang Chul Soccerball shade.svg 51'
Park Nam-Yeol Soccerball shade.svg 63'
Gu Sang-Bum Soccerball shade.svg 85'

13 June 1993 Hong Kong  Flag of Hong Kong 1959.svg1–3Flag of India.svg  India Seoul, South Korea
Wong Chi Keung Soccerball shade.svg 66' I. M. Vijayan Soccerball shade.svg 6', 77'
Bhupinder Thakur Soccerball shade.svg 55'
Referee: Ali (Iraq)

Group E

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
1Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia 6420201+1910
2Flag of Kuwait.svg  Kuwait 6321214+178
3Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia 6222167+96
4Bandeira do Leal Senado.svg  Macau 6006146450
Source: [ citation needed ]

Saudi Arabia advanced to the Final Round.



3 May 1993 Macau  Bandeira do Leal Senado.svg1–10Flag of Kuwait.svg  Kuwait Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Daniel Pinto Soccerball shade.svg 76' Ali Al-Hadyah Soccerball shade.svg 22', 24', 55', 87'
Hamed Al-Saleh Soccerball shade.svg 61', 65'
Jasem Al Huwaidi Soccerball shade.svg 71', 72', 81'
Basel Abdul Rahim Soccerball shade.svg 84' (pen.)



5 May 1993 Malaysia  Flag of Malaysia.svg9–0Bandeira do Leal Senado.svg  Macau Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Azman Adnan Soccerball shade.svg 6', 14', 74'
Azizol Abu Haniffah Soccerball shade.svg 32', 75'
A. Elangovan Soccerball shade.svg 42'
Abdul Mubin Mokhtar Soccerball shade.svg 47', 54'
Zainal Abidin Hassan Soccerball shade.svg 87'

14 May 1993 Kuwait  Flag of Kuwait.svg2–0Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Ta'if, Saudi Arabia
Abdullah Saihan Soccerball shade.svg 11'
Ali Al-Hadyah Soccerball shade.svg 18'

14 May 1993 Saudi Arabia  Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg8–0Bandeira do Leal Senado.svg  Macau Ta'if, Saudi Arabia
Hamzah Idris Falatah Soccerball shade.svg 8', 25', 85'
Khaled Al-Muwallid Soccerball shade.svg 22' (pen.)
Saeed Owairan Soccerball shade.svg 37', 56', 79'
Mansour Al-Muainea Soccerball shade.svg 40'

16 May 1993 Kuwait  Flag of Kuwait.svg8–0Bandeira do Leal Senado.svg  Macau Ta'if, Saudi Arabia
Ali Al-Hadyah Soccerball shade.svg 11'
Abdullah Saihan Soccerball shade.svg 44'
Jasem Al Huwaidi Soccerball shade.svg 52', 60'
Hamed Al-Saleh Soccerball shade.svg 54'
Wail Al Habashi Soccerball shade.svg 81'
Hamoud Al-Shemmari Soccerball shade.svg 84'
Fayez Al-Felaij Soccerball shade.svg 90'


18 May 1993 Macau  Bandeira do Leal Senado.svg0–5Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Ta'if, Saudi Arabia
Azman Adnan Soccerball shade.svg 10', 43'
Azizol Abu Haniffah Soccerball shade.svg 74'
Paramasivan Ravindran Soccerball shade.svg 77', 85'

Group F

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
1Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan 8710282+2615
2Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  United Arab Emirates 8611194+1513
3Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 8404137+68
4Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Bangladesh 8206728214
5Flag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka 8008026260
Source: [ citation needed ]

Japan advanced to the Final Round.

8 April 1993 Japan  Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg1–0Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand Kobe, Japan
Kazuyoshi Miura Soccerball shade.svg 29'


11 April 1993 Japan  Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg8–0Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Bangladesh Tokyo, Japan
Kazuyoshi Miura Soccerball shade.svg 18', 44', 52', 53'
Takuya Takagi Soccerball shade.svg 25', 57'
Masahiro Fukuda Soccerball shade.svg 58', 88'

11 April 1993 Thailand  Flag of Thailand.svg1–0Flag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka Kobe, Japan
Kiatisuk Senamuang Soccerball shade.svg 62'

13 April 1993 Sri Lanka  Flag of Sri Lanka.svg0–1Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Bangladesh Yokohama, Japan
Karim Mohammed Rumi Rizvi Soccerball shade.svg 69' Etc.


15 April 1993 Japan  Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg5–0Flag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka Tokyo, Japan
Takuya Takagi Soccerball shade.svg 10', 49'
Tetsuji Hashiratani Soccerball shade.svg 18'
Kazuyoshi Miura Soccerball shade.svg 34', 51'



18 April 1993 Thailand  Flag of Thailand.svg4–1Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Bangladesh Tokyo, Japan
Songserm Maperm Soccerball shade.svg 20'
Piyapong Pue-On Soccerball shade.svg 21', 58', 88'
Hossain Joarder Soccerball shade.svg 84'

28 April 1993 Thailand  Flag of Thailand.svg0–1Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Takumi Horiike Soccerball shade.svg 49'





3 May 1993 Sri Lanka  Flag of Sri Lanka.svg0–3Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Piyapong Pue-On Soccerball shade.svg 27', 37', 71' (pen.)




Final round

With all of Iran, North Korea and Iraq qualifying for the final round fears were expressed in the United States of those countries potentially turning up at their tournament, since the three nations at the time were under economic sanctions by the United States. [1]

RankTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
1Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia 523086+27
2Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg  South Korea 522194+56
3Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan 522174+36
4Flag of Iraq (1991-2004).svg  Iraq 51319905
5Flag of Iran.svg  Iran 520381134
6Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 510451272

Saudi Arabia and South Korea qualified.

North Korea  Flag of North Korea.svg3–2Flag of Iraq (1991-2004).svg  Iraq
Kim Kwang-min Soccerball shade.svg 63'
Kim Kyong-il Soccerball shade.svg 76'
Choi Won-Nam Soccerball shade.svg 80'
Kadhim Soccerball shade.svg 8', 46'
Khalifa International Stadium, Doha
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Uilenberg (Netherlands)
Saudi Arabia  Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg0–0Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Khalifa International Stadium, Doha
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Muhmenthaler (Switzerland)
Iran  Flag of Iran.svg0–3Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg  South Korea
Park Jung-bae Soccerball shade.svg 18'
Ha Seok-Ju Soccerball shade.svg 79'
Ko Jeong-Woon Soccerball shade.svg 81'
Khalifa International Stadium, Doha
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Schmidhuber (Germany)

North Korea  Flag of North Korea.svg1–2Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia
Ryu Song-Gun Soccerball shade.svg 68' Mehalel Soccerball shade.svg 56'
Al-Muwallid Soccerball shade.svg 73'
Khalifa International Stadium, Doha
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Crăciunescu (Romania)
Japan  Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg1–2Flag of Iran.svg  Iran
Nakayama Soccerball shade.svg 88' Hassanzadeh Soccerball shade.svg 45'
Daei Soccerball shade.svg 85'
Khalifa International Stadium, Doha
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Baldas (Italy)
Iraq  Flag of Iraq (1991-2004).svg2–2Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg  South Korea
Hussein Soccerball shade.svg 32'
Jafar Soccerball shade.svg 86'
Kim Pan-Keun Soccerball shade.svg 40'
Hong Myung-Bo Soccerball shade.svg 67' (pen)
Khalifa International Stadium, Doha
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Quiniou (France)

North Korea  Flag of North Korea.svg0–3Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Miura Soccerball shade.svg 28', 69'
Nakayama Soccerball shade.svg 51'
Khalifa International Stadium, Doha
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Muhmenthaler (Switzerland)
Iraq  Flag of Iraq (1991-2004).svg2–1Flag of Iran.svg  Iran
Radhi Soccerball shade.svg 20'
Kadhim Soccerball shade.svg 38'
Daei Soccerball shade.svg 21'
Khalifa International Stadium, Doha
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Crăciunescu (Romania)
South Korea  Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg1–1Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia
Shin Hong-Ki Soccerball shade.svg 63' Madani Soccerball shade.svg 90'
Khalifa International Stadium, Doha
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Uilenberg (Netherlands)

Iraq  Flag of Iraq (1991-2004).svg1–1Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia
Radhi Soccerball shade.svg 1' Owairan Soccerball shade.svg 36'
Khalifa International Stadium, Doha
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Quiniou (France)
Japan  Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg1–0Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg  South Korea
Miura Soccerball shade.svg 61'
Khalifa International Stadium, Doha
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Schmidhuber (Germany)
Iran  Flag of Iran.svg2–1Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea
Daei Soccerball shade.svg 49', 66' Choi Won-Nam Soccerball shade.svg 22'
Khalifa International Stadium, Doha
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Baldas (Italy)

South Korea  Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg3–0Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea
Ko Jeong-Woon Soccerball shade.svg 49'
Hwang Seon-Hong Soccerball shade.svg 53'
Ha Seok-Ju Soccerball shade.svg 75'
Qatar SC Stadium, Doha
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Crăciunescu (Romania)
Saudi Arabia  Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg4–3Flag of Iran.svg  Iran
Al-Jaber Soccerball shade.svg 21'
Mehalel Soccerball shade.svg 27'
Al-Mousa Soccerball shade.svg 47'
Falatah Soccerball shade.svg 74'
Fonounizadeh Soccerball shade.svg 43', 52'
Manafi Soccerball shade.svg 90'
Khalifa International Stadium, Doha
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Uilenberg (Netherlands)
Iraq  Flag of Iraq (1991-2004).svg 2–2 Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Radhi Soccerball shade.svg 54'
Omran Soccerball shade.svg 90'
Miura Soccerball shade.svg 5'
Nakayama Soccerball shade.svg 69'
Al-Ahly Stadium, Doha
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Muhmenthaler (Switzerland)

See 1993 Japan v Iraq football match

To date, this is the last time Japan failed to qualify for a World Cup.

Qualified teams

The following two teams from AFC qualified for the final tournament.

TeamQualified asQualified onPrevious appearances in FIFA World Cup 1
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia Final round winners28 October 19930 (debut)
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea Final round runners-up28 October 19933 (1954, 1986, 1990)
1Bold indicates champions for that year. Italic indicates hosts for that year.

Goalscorers

13 goals
8 goals
7 goals
6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals