EAFF E-1 Football Championship (women)

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EAFF E-1 Football Championship
Founded2005;14 years ago (2005)
Region East Asia (EAFF)
Number of teamsPreliminary: 10
Finals: 4
Current championsFlag of North Korea.svg  North Korea (3rd title)
Most successful team(s)Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea (3 titles)
Website eaff.com
Soccerball current event.svg 2019 EAFF E-1 Football Championship

EAFF E-1 Football Championship is an international football competition in East Asia for national teams of the East Asian Football Federation (EAFF). The competition between women's national teams is held alongside men's competition.

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East Asia Subregion of Asia

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East Asian Football Federation

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Tournaments

Played in odd years. North Korea has won the tournament three times.

YearHostWinnerRunners-UpThird PlaceFourth Place
EAFF Women's Football Championship
2005 Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg  South Korea Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
South Korea
Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
2008 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
South Korea
2010 Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
South Korea
Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg
Chinese Taipei
EAFF Women's East Asian Cup
2013 Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
Flag of South Korea.svg
South Korea
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
2015 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
Flag of South Korea.svg
South Korea
Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
EAFF E-1 Football Championship
2017 Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
Flag of South Korea.svg
South Korea
2019 Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea

Tournament winners

TeamTitlesRunners-UpThird PlaceFourth PlaceTotal top four
Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 3 (2013, 2015, 2017)2 (2005, 2008)  5
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 2 (2008, 2010)2 (2013, 2017)2 (2005, 2015) 6
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 1 (2005)1 (2015)2 (2010, 2013)2 (2008, 2017)6
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR  1 (2010)2 (2008, 2017)3 (2005, 2013, 2015)6
Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg  Chinese Taipei    1 (2010)1

General statistics

Final Round

As 2017

RankTeamPartPldWDLGFGADifPts
1Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 5151122259+1635
2Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 61810352716+1133
3Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 61861112128–719
4Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 61852111525–1017
5Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg  Chinese Taipei 13003010–100

Preliminary round (2008–2017)

RankTeamPartPldWDLGFGADifPts
1Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 41313001161+11539
2Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg  Chinese Taipei 51610067033+3730
3Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong 51870113472–3821
4Flag of Guam.svg  Guam 51960134482–3818
5Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 13300101+99
6Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 13201122+106
7Flag of the Northern Mariana Islands.svg  Northern Mariana Islands 410118880–724
8Flag of Macau.svg  Macau 24013023–231

Awards

Most valuable players

YearPlayer
2005 Flag of North Korea.svg Ho Sun-hui
2008 Flag of Japan.svg Homare Sawa
2010 Flag of Japan.svg Homare Sawa
2013 Flag of North Korea.svg Kim Un-ju
2015 Flag of North Korea.svg Wi Jong-sim
2017 Flag of North Korea.svg Kim Yun-mi

Top scorers

In 2005 five players scored one goal each, no award was given.

YearPlayerGoals
2005No Award [1]
2008 Flag of Japan.svg Shinobu Ohno 3
2010 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Han Duan
Flag of Japan.svg Mana Iwabuchi
Flag of South Korea.svg Lee Jang-mi
Flag of South Korea.svg Yoo Young-a
2
2013 Flag of North Korea.svg Ho Un-byol 2
2015 Flag of North Korea.svg Ra Un-sim 3
2017 Flag of North Korea.svg Kim Yun-mi 4

Comprehensive team results by tournament

Numbers refer to the final placing of each team at the respective Games.

Nation 2005 2008 2010 2013 2015 2017 2019 Years
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 432443Q7
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 311232Q7
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 143324Q7
Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 22111Q6
Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg  Chinese Taipei 41
Total nations4444444

See also

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AFC Womens Asian Cup

The AFC Women's Asian Cup is a quadrennial competition in women's football for national teams which belong to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). It is the premier women's football competition in the AFC region for national teams. The competition is also known as the Asian Women's Football Championship and the Asian Women's Championship. 19 tournaments have been held, with the current champions being Japan. The competition also serves as a qualifying tournament for the FIFA Women's World Cup.

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