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WAFF Championship

WAFF Championship
Founded2000; 19 years ago (2000)
RegionWestern Asia (WAFF)
Number of teams9
Current champions Qatar (1st title)
Most successful team(s) Iran (4 titles)
2019 WAFF Championship

The WAFF Championship or West Asian Football Federation Championship is a football competition consisting mainly of West Asian countries and territories. The event is organized by West Asian Football Federation. It is usually held every two years, but at occasionally longer intervals.

Result

Senior Tournament

# Year Host Final Third Place Match
Winner Score Runner-up Third Place Score Fourth Place
1 2000
Details
Jordan
Jordan

Iran
1 – 0
Syria

Iraq
4 – 1
Jordan
2 2002
Details
Syria
Syria

Iraq
3 – 2
aet

Jordan

Iran
2 – 2
(4–2) ps

Syria
3 2004
Details
Iran
Iran

Iran
4 – 1
Syria

Jordan
3 – 1
Iraq
4 2007
Details
Jordan
Jordan

Iran
2 – 1
Iraq
 Syria and  Jordan
5 2008
Details
Iran
Iran

Iran
2 – 1
Jordan
 Syria and  Qatar
6 2010
Details
Jordan
Jordan

Kuwait
2 – 1
Iran
 Iraq and  Yemen
7 2012
Details
Kuwait
Kuwait

Syria
1 – 0
Iraq

Oman
1 – 0
Bahrain
8 2014
Details
Qatar
Qatar

Qatar
2 – 0
Jordan

Bahrain
0 – 0
(3–2) ps

Kuwait
9 2019
Details
Iraq
Iraq
1 No third place match was played.

Summary

Team Winners Runners-up Third Place Fourth Place
 Iran 4 (2000, 2004*, 2007, 2008*) 1 (2010) 1 (2002)
 Iraq 1 (2002) 2 (2007, 2012) 1 (2000) 1 (2004)
 Syria 1 (2012) 2 (2000, 2004) 1 (2002)*
 Qatar 1 (2014)* 1 (2008)
 Kuwait 1 (2010) 1 (2014)
 Jordan 3 (2002, 2008, 2014) 2 (2004, 2007) 1 (2000)*
 Bahrain 1 (2014) 1 (2012)
 Oman 1 (2012)
 Yemen 1 (2010)
Total 8 8 8 5

* hosts

General statistics

As of 2014

Rank Team Part Pld W D L GF GA Dif Pts
1  Iran 7 28 19 7 2 56 16 +40 64
2  Iraq 7 26 13 7 6 35 19 +16 46
3  Jordan 8 27 11 7 9 33 25 +8 40
4  Syria 7 25 9 7 9 27 33 −6 34
5  Kuwait 3 10 5 3 2 14 14 0 18
6  Qatar 2 7 5 0 2 12 10 +2 15
7  Bahrain 3 11 3 5 3 5 6 −1 14
8  Oman 4 11 3 3 5 9 13 −4 12
9  Lebanon 6 14 2 2 10 6 21 −15 8
10  Palestine 8 18 1 3 14 10 30 −20 6
11  Saudi Arabia 2 5 1 2 2 2 5 −3 5
12  Yemen 2 6 1 1 4 6 8 −2 4
13  Kazakhstan 1 3 1 0 2 3 9 −6 3
14  United Arab Emirates 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15  Kyrgyzstan 1 3 0 0 3 0 8 −8 0

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Participating nations

Team Jordan
2000
Syria
2002
Iran
2004
Jordan
2007
Iran
2008
Jordan
2010
Kuwait
2012
Qatar
2014
Years
 Bahrain GS 4th 3rd 3
 Iran 1st 3rd 1st 1st 1st 2nd GS CAFA 7
 Iraq 3rd 1st 4th 2nd SF 2nd GS 7
 Jordan 4th 2nd 3rd SF 2nd GS GS 2nd 8
 Kazakhstan # GS 1
 Kuwait 1st GS 4th 3
 Kyrgyzstan # GS 1
 Lebanon GS GS GS GS GS GS 6
 Oman GS GS 3rd GS 4
 Palestine GS GS GS GS GS GS GS GS 8
 Qatar SF 1st 2
 Saudi Arabia GS GS 2
 Syria 2nd 4th 2nd SF SF GS 1st 7
 United Arab Emirates 0
 Yemen SF GS 2
Total 8 6 6 6 6 9 11 9
  • (#) Invitee.
  • Red border: Host nation.
  • Blank: Did not enter.
  • TBD: To be determined.
  • GS: Group Stage.
  • SF: Semifinals. (No 3rd place playoff.)

Youth tournaments

Under-23

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Winner Score Runner-up 3rd Place Score 4th Place
2015
Details
Qatar
Doha
Iran  2–0 Syria  Qatar  3–0 Yemen 

Under-16

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Winner Score Runner-up 3rd Place Score 4th Place
2005
Details
Iran
Tehran

Iran
4–1
Syria

Iraq
5–0
Lebanon
2007
Details
Syria
Aleppo

Syria
n/a(1)
Iran

Jordan
n/a(1)
Iraq
2009
Details
Jordan
Amman

Iran
3–2
Syria

Iraq
3–1
Jordan
2013
Details
State of Palestine
Al-Ram

Iraq
n/a(1)
United Arab Emirates

Jordan
n/a(1)
Palestine
2015
Details
Jordan
Amman

Iraq
n/a(1)
Saudi Arabia

United Arab Emirates
n/a(1)
Palestine
2018
Details
Jordan
Amman

Japan
n/a(1)
India

Jordan
n/a(1)
Yemen
1 The tournament was played in the round-robin league format.

Youth total wins

Wins Nations Year
2 times  Iraq 2013, 2015
2 times  Iran 2005, 2009
1 time  Syria 2007
1 time  Japan 2018

Futsal

See also

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