AFC U-19 Women's Championship

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AFC U-19 Women's Championship
AFC U-19 Women's Championship.png
Founded2002;17 years ago (2002)
Region Asia (AFC)
Number of teams8
Current championsFlag of Japan.svg  Japan
(5th title)
Most successful team(s)Flag of Japan.svg  Japan (5 titles)
Soccerball current event.svg 2019 qualification

The AFC U-20 Women's Championship, founded as the AFC U-19 Women's Championship, later changed to its current name after the 2019 edition, [1] is an association football tournament for women's national teams under the age of 20. It is organised by the Asian Football Confederation every two years, and serves as a qualifying competition for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.

Association football Team field sport

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.

Asian Football Confederation governing body of association football in Asia

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the governing body of association football in Asia and Australia. It has 47 member countries, mostly located on the Asian and Australian continent, but excludes the transcontinental countries with territory in both Europe and Asia – Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Turkey – which are instead members of UEFA. Three other states located geographically along the western fringe of Asia – Cyprus, Armenia and Israel – are also UEFA members. On the other hand, Australia, formerly in the OFC, joined the Asian Football Confederation in 2006, and the Oceanian island of Guam, a territory of the United States, is also a member of AFC, in addition to Northern Mariana Islands, one of the Two Commonwealths of the United States. Hong Kong and Macau, although not independent countries, are also members of the AFC.

The FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup is an international association football tournament, organized by FIFA, for national teams of women under the age of 20. The tournament is held in even-numbered years. It was first conducted in 2002 as the FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship with an upper age limit of 19. In 2006, the age limit was raised to the current 20. The event was renamed as a World Cup effective with the 2008 competition, making its name consistent with FIFA's other worldwide competitions for national teams.

Contents

Format

In 2002 and 2004 no qualifying round was played but all teams played in the group stage. In 2002 then the semi-finals followed, in 2004 the competitions only quarter-finals were played as eight teams advanced from the groups.

In 2006, 2007 and 2009 edition only eight teams play the final tournament and a qualification round is played before. The teams are drawn into two groups of four with the top two teams advancing to the semi-finals.

In 2011 and 2013 the final tournament was played with six teams in a single group and no knock-out stage.

In 2015 again eight teams played.

Results

Under-19

YearHostFinalThird Place Match
ChampionScoreRunner-upThird PlaceScoreFourth Place
2002 [2]
Details
Flag of India.svg  India Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
2–1Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg
Chinese Taipei
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
4–1Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
2004 [3]
Details
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of South Korea.svg
South Korea
3–0Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
4–0Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
2006 [4]
Details
Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
1–0Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Australia
3–2Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
2007 [5]
Details
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
1–0Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
1–0Flag of South Korea.svg
South Korea
2009 [6]
Details
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
2–1Flag of South Korea.svg
South Korea
Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
1–0Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
2011
Details
Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
RR Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
RR Flag of South Korea.svg
South Korea
2013
Details
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of South Korea.svg
South Korea
RR Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
RR Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
2015
Details
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
0–0
4–2 ( p )
Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
Flag of South Korea.svg
South Korea
4–0Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
2017
Details
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
1–0Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
3–0Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Australia
2019
Details
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand

Under-20

YearHostFinalThird Place Match
ChampionScoreRunner-upThird PlaceScoreFourth Place
2022
Details

Performance by country

NationChampionsRunners-upThird PlaceFourth Place
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 5 (2002, 2009, 2011, 2015, 2017)1 (2007)2 (2006, 2013)
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 2 (2004, 2013)1 (2009)1 (2015)2 (2007, 2011)
Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 1 (2007)5 (2006, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017)2 (2004, 2009)1 (2002)
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 1 (2006)1 (2004)5 (2002, 2007, 2011, 2013, 2017)2 (2009, 2015)
Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg  Chinese Taipei 1 (2002)
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 1 (2006)1 (2017)
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 1 (2004)

Medal Summary

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 5106
2Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 2114
3Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 1528
4Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 1157
5Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg  Chinese Taipei 0101
6Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 0011
Totals (6 nations)99927

All Time Results

As of 2017 Group Stage

RankTeamPartPldWDLGFGADifPts
1Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 944344617124+147106
2Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 943299514725+12296
3Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 9402441212240+8276
4Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 9442281414045+9574
5Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 727111155947+1234
6Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 62161142965–3619
7Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg  Chinese Taipei 4155285230+2217
8Flag of India.svg  India 310307958–499
9Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam 41420122654–286
10Flag of Myanmar.svg  Myanmar 311209847–396
11Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan 4121110751–424
12Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines 1310248–43
13Flag of Jordan.svg  Jordan 13102217–153
14Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore 26105242–403
15Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong 26105445–413
16Flag of Nepal.svg    Nepal 13003229–270
17Flag of Iran.svg  Iran 13003129–280
18Flag of Guam.svg  Guam 26003054–540
19Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia 25005181–800

Comprehensive team results in each Championship

Legend

For each tournament, the flag of the host country and the number of teams in each finals tournament (in brackets) are shown.

Team 2002
Flag of India.svg
(12)
2004
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
(15)
2006
Flag of Malaysia.svg
(8)
2007
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
(8)
2009
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
(8)
2011
Flag of Vietnam.svg
(6)
2013
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
(6)
2015
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
(8)
2017
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
(8)
2019
Flag of Thailand.svg
(8)
Total
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 3rdGSGS5th5thGS4thq8
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 3rd2nd1st3rd4th3rd3rd4th3rdq10
Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg  Chinese Taipei 2ndQFGSGS4
Flag of Guam.svg  Guam GSGS××××××2
Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong GSGS××2
Flag of India.svg  India GSQFGS3
Flag of Iran.svg  Iran ××GS1
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 1stQF4th2nd1st1st4th1st1stq10
Flag of Jordan.svg  Jordan GS1
Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia GSGS××××××2
Flag of Myanmar.svg  Myanmar GSGS6thq4
Flag of Nepal.svg    Nepal GS1
Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 4th3rd2nd1st3rd2nd2nd2nd2ndq10
Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines GS×××××1
Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore GSGS×××2
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea GS1stGS4th2nd4th1st3rdGSq10
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand GS4thGSGSGSGSq7
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan GSGS××GSGS5
Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam ×QF×GS6thGSq5

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