2 Dec 1988 – 18 Dec 1988
| 2 (in 1 host city)|
| Saudi Arabia (2nd title)|
Saudi Arabia national football team
Iran national football team
1984 AFC Asian Cup, 1992 AFC Asian Cup, 1980 AFC Asian Cup, 1972 AFC Asian Cup, 1976 AFC Asian Cup
The Asian Football Confederation's 1988 AFC Asian Cup finals were held in Qatar between December 2 and December 18. Saudi Arabia defeated Republic of Korea in the final match in Doha.
Qatar qualified automatically as host
Saudi Arabia qualified automatically as defending champions
1988 AFC Asian Cup Wikipedia
The other 8 qualifying teams were: Bahrain
United Arab Emirates
All times are Qatar time (UTC+3)
All times are Qatar time (UTC+3) Kim Joo-Sung
Lee Tae-Ho - 3 goals
With three goals, Lee Tae-Ho is the top scorer in the tournament. In total, 40 goals were scored by 28 different players, with only one of them credited as own goal.