|Region||AFF (Southeast Asia)|
|Number of teams||8 (Finals)|
|Most successful team(s)|
The AFF Women's Championship is the competition in women's football organised by the ASEAN Football Federation, contested by the national teams of nations in Southeast Asia. The official tournament started in 2004, hosted by Vietnam and won by Myanmar.
The ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) is a smaller organisation within the greater Asian Football Confederation, and centres on Southeast Asia, founded in 1984 by the nations of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. ASEAN stands for Association of South East Asian Nations, although the AFF also includes East Timor and Australia, which are not members of ASEAN.
Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of Japan, Korea and China, east of India, west of Papua New Guinea, and north of Australia. Southeast Asia is bordered to the north by East Asia, to the west by South Asia and the Bay of Bengal, to the east by Oceania and the Pacific Ocean, and to the south by Australia and the Indian Ocean. The region is the only part of Asia that lies partly within the Southern Hemisphere, although the majority of it is in the Northern Hemisphere. In contemporary definition, Southeast Asia consists of two geographic regions:
Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula. With an estimated 94.6 million inhabitants as of 2016, it is the 15th most populous country in the world. Vietnam is bordered by China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west, part of Thailand to the southwest, and the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia across the South China Sea to the east and southeast. Its capital city has been Hanoi since the reunification of North and South Vietnam in 1976, while its most populous city is Ho Chi Minh City.
A 2017 edition was planned in Thailandbut was later cancelled by the ASEAN Football Federation on February 2017 citing the big amount of major women's football tournament already scheduled in Asia for the year.
|Year||Host||Final||Third Place Match|
|Winner||Score||Runner-up||Third Place||Score||Fourth Place|
|2–2( a.e.t. )|
(4–2 p )
|1–1( a.e.t. )|
(4–1 p )
|0–0( a.e.t. )|
(4–3 p )
|1–1( a.e.t. )|
(5–3 p )
|1–1( a.e.t. )|
(6–5 p )
|Team||Champions||Runners-up||Third-place||Fourth-place||Total Top Four|
|4 (2011, 2015, 2016, 2018)||1 (2007)||3 (2006, 2008, 2012)||-||8|
|2 (2006, 2012)||3 (2004, 2008, 2016)||5 (2004, 2007, 2011, 2013, 2018)||1 (2015)||11|
|2 (2004, 2007)||3 (2011, 2012, 2015)||1 (2016)||4 (2006, 2008, 2013, 2018)||10|
|1 (2008)||2 (2013, 2018)||1 (2015)||1 (2016)||5|
|-||-||-||2 (2011, 2012)||2|
|Totals (6 nations)||10||10||10||30|
As of 2018
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