Rahul Sharma (Editor)

1984 AFC Asian Cup

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Host country  Singapore
Runners-up  China PR
Matches played  24
Best player  Jia Xiuquan
Goals scored  44
Venue(s)  1 (in 1 host city)
Fourth place  Iran
Dates  1 Dec 1984 – 16 Dec 1984
Teams  10
1984 AFC Asian Cup httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Champions  Saudi Arabia (1st title)
Champion  Saudi Arabia national football team
Third place  Kuwait national football team
Similar  1988 AFC Asian Cup, 1980 AFC Asian Cup, 1976 AFC Asian Cup, 1972 AFC Asian Cup, 1992 AFC Asian Cup

History of the afc asian cup 1956 2011

The 1984 AFC Asian Cup was the eighth edition of the Asian Nations Cup, the football championship of Asia (AFC). It was hosted by Singapore between December 1 and December 16. The field of ten teams was split into two groups of five. Saudi Arabia won their first championship, beating China in the final 2–0.


1984 afc asian cup


  •  Singapore qualified automatically as host
  •  Kuwait qualified automatically as defending champions
  • The other 8 qualifying teams were:

  •  China PR
  •  India
  •  Iran
  •  Qatar
  •  South Korea
  •  Saudi Arabia
  •  Syria
  •  United Arab Emirates
  • Group stage

    All times are Singapore Standard Time (UTC+8)


    With three goals, Jia Xiuquan, Shahrokh Bayani and Nasser Mohammadkhani are the top scorers in the tournament. In total, 44 goals were scored by 34 different players, with four of them credited as own goals.

    3 goals
    2 goals
    1 goal
    Own goals
  • Shahin Bayani (playing against Saudi Arabia)
  • Ibrahim Al-Rumaihi (playing against for Kuwait)
  • Mubarak Anber (playing against Syria)
  • Issam Mahrous (playing against Kuwait)
  • References

    1984 AFC Asian Cup Wikipedia

    Similar Topics
    1972 AFC Asian Cup
    1976 AFC Asian Cup
    1980 AFC Asian Cup