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WAFF Championship

WAFF Championship
Founded 2000 (Men)
2005 (Women)
Region Western Asia (WAFF)
Number of teams 9 (Men)
8 (Women)
Current champions M:  Iran (2015)
W:  Jordan (2014)
Most successful team(s) M:  Iran (4)
W:  Jordan (3)
Men, Women

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

Contents

  • Men's tournaments 1
    • Men's tournament winners 1.1
    • Men's participating nations 1.2
  • Women's tournaments 2
    • Women's total wins 2.1
    • Women's participating nations 2.2
  • Youth tournaments 3
    • Under 23 3.1
    • Under 16 3.2
    • Youth total wins 3.3
  • Futsal 4
  • See also 5
  • External links 6

Men's tournaments

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Winner Score Runner-up Third Place Score Fourth Place
2000
Amman

Iran
1 – 0
Syria

Iraq
4 – 1
Jordan
2002
Damascus

Iraq
3 – 2
aet

Jordan

Iran
2 – 2
(4-2) ps

Syria
2004
Tehran

Iran
4 – 1
Syria

Jordan
3 – 1
Iraq
2007
Amman

Iran
2 – 1
Iraq

Jordan
n/a(1)
Syria
2008
Tehran

Iran
2 – 1
Jordan

Syria
n/a(1)
Qatar
2010
Amman

Kuwait
2 – 1
Iran

Yemen
n/a(1)
Iraq
2012
Kuwait City

Syria
1 – 0
Iraq

Oman
1 – 0
Bahrain
2014
Doha

Qatar
2 – 0
Jordan

Bahrain
0 – 0
(3-2) ps

Kuwait
2016
Manama
1 No third place match was played.

Men's tournament winners

Team Titles Runners-Up Third Place Fourth Place Semi-Final
 Iran 4 (2000, 2004, 2007, 2008) 1 (2010) 1 (2002)
 Iraq 1 (2002) 2 (2007, 2012) 1 (2000) 1 (2004) 1 (2010)
 Syria 1 (2012) 2 (2000, 2004) 1 (2002) 2 (2007, 2008)
 Qatar 1 (2014) 1 (2008)
 Kuwait 1 (2010) 1 (2014)
 Jordan 3 (2002, 2008, 2014) 1 (2004) 1 (2000) 1 (2007)
 Bahrain 1 (2014) 1 (2012)
 Oman 1 (2012)
 Yemen 1 (2010)

Men's participating nations

Team
2000

2002

2004

2007

2008

2010

2012

2014

2016
Years
 Bahrain GS 4th 3rd 3
 Iran 1st 3rd 1st 1st 1st 2nd GS 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.)

Women's tournaments

The countries that competed in one or more tournaments are Iran, Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, Bahrain, Iraq, Syria and United Arab Emirates.

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

Jordan
'
Iran

Syria

Bahrain
2007
Details

Jordan

Jordan

Iran

Lebanon

Syria
2010
Details

UA Emirates

United Arab Emirates
1–0
Jordan

Bahrain
3–0
Palestine
2011
Details

UA Emirates

United Arab Emirates
2–2
(6–5 pen)

Iran

Bahrain
0–0
(4–3 pen)

Jordan
2014
Details

Jordan

Jordan

Palestine

Bahrain

Qatar

^n/a A round-robin tournament determined the final standings.

Women's total wins

Team Titles Runners-Up Third Place Fourth Place
 Jordan 3 (2005, 2007, 2014) 1 (2010)
 UA Emirates 2 (2010, 2011)
 Iran 3 (2005, 2007, 2011)
 Palestine 1 (2014) 1 (2010)
 Bahrain 3 (2010, 2011, 2014) 1 (2005)
 Syria 1 (2005) 1 (2007)
 Lebanon 1 (2007)
 Qatar 1 (2014)

Women's participating nations

Team
2005

2007

2010

2011

2014
Years
 Bahrain 4th 3rd 3rd 3rd 4
 Iran 2nd 2nd GS 2nd 4
 Iraq GS 1
 Jordan 1st 1st 2nd 4th 1st 5
 Kuwait GS 1
 Lebanon 3rd GS 2
 Palestine 5th 4th GS 2nd 4
 Qatar 4th 1
 Syria 3rd 4th GS 3
 United Arab Emirates 1st 1st 2
Total 5 4 6 8 4
  • Red border: Host nation.
  • Blank: Did not enter.
  • TBD: To be determined.
  • GS: Group Stage.

Youth tournaments

Under 23

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Winner Score Runner-up 3rd Place Score 4th Place
2015
Details

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

Tehran

Iran
4 - 1
Syria

Iraq
5 - 0
Lebanon
2007
Details

Aleppo

Syria
n/a(1)
Iran

Jordan
n/a(1)
Iraq
2009
Details

Amman

Iran
3 - 2
Syria

Iraq
3 - 1
Jordan
2013
Details

Al-Ram

Iraq
n/a(1)
United Arab Emirates

Jordan
n/a(1)
Palestine
2015
Details

Amman

Iraq
n/a(1)
Saudi Arabia

United Arab Emirates
n/a(1)
Palestine
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

Futsal

See also

External links

  • WAFF official website
  • RSSSF Page on the men's tournament
  • RSSSF Page on the women's tournament
  • 2012-2nd WAFF Futsal Championship for Women
  • West Asian Federation Championship - HailooSport.com (Arabic)
  • West Asian Federation Championship - HailooSport.com (English)
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