WAFF Championship

Short History

     The WAFF Championship or West Asian Football Federation Championship is a football competition organized by the West Asian Football Federation for the national teams from West Asia. First tournament was held in 2000 in Jordan, one year before the WAFF was formed. It is usually held every two years, but at occasionally longer intervals, in different formats.

Tournaments

Editions

Edition Year Host Date Nations Matches Venues Cities
1. 2000 Jordan 23 May - 3 Jun 2000 8 nations 16 matches 1 venues 1 cities
2. 2002 Syria 30 Aug - 7 Sep 2002 6 nations 10 matches 1 venues 1 cities
3. 2004 Iran 17 - 25 June 2004 6 nations 10 matches 1 venues 1 cities
4. 2007 Jordan 16 - 24 June 2007 6 nations 9 matches 1 venues 1 cities
5. 2008 Iran 16 - 24 June 2007 6 nations 9 matches 1 venues 1 cities
6. 2010 Jordan 24 Sep - 3 Oct 2010 9 nations 12 matches 1 venues 1 cities
7. 2012 Kuwait 8 - 20 December 2012 11 nations 19 matches 2 venues 2 cities
8. 2014 Qatar 25 Dec 2013 - 7 Jan 2014 9 nations 13 matches 2 venues 1 cities
9. 2019 Iraq 30 Jul - 14 Aug 2019 9 nations 17 matches 2 venues 2 cities

Final positions

Edition Year Host Champions Runners-up Third place
1. 2000 Jordan IRAN Syria Iraq
2. 2002 Syria IRAQ Jordan Iran
3. 2004 Iran IRAN Syria Jordan
4. 2007 Jordan IRAN Iraq
5. 2008 Iran IRAN Jordan
6. 2010 Jordan KUWAIT Iran
7. 2012 Kuwait SYRIA Iraq Oman
8. 2014 Qatar QATAR Jordan Bahrain
9. 2019 Iraq BAHRAIN Iraq

Results

Edition Year Host Final 3. place play-off Semi-finals
1. 2000 Jordan Iran - Syria 1-0 Iraq - Jordan 4-1 Iran - Jordan 1-0
Syria - Iraq 0-0 (p 5-3)
2. 2002 Syria Iraq - Jordan 3-2 (a.e.t.) Iran - Syria 2-2 (p 4-2) Iraq - Iran 0-0 (p 6-5)
Jordan - Syria 2-1 (a.e.t.)
3. 2004 Iran Iran - Syria 4-1 Jordan - Iraq 3-1 Iran - Iraq 2-1
Syria - Jordan 1-1 (p 4-3)
4. 2007 Jordan Iran - Iraq 2-1 No third place play-off match Iran - Jordan 1-0
Iraq - Syria 3-0
5. 2008 Iran Iran - Jordan 2-1 Iran - Syria 2-0
Jordan - Qatar 3-0
6. 2010 Jordan Kuwait - Iran 2-1 Kuwait - Yemen 1-1 (p 4-3)
Iran - Iraq 2-1
7. 2012 Kuwait Syria - Iraq 1-0 Oman - Bahrain 1-0 Syria - Bahrain 1-1 (p 3-2)
Iraq - Oman 2-0
8. 2014 Qatar Qatar - Jordan 2-0 Bahrain - Kuwait 0-0 (p 3-2) Qatar - Kuwait 3-0 (a.e.t.)
Jordan - Bahrain 1-0
9. 2019 Iraq Bahrain - Iraq 1-0 No third place play-off match Round-robin 2 groups
1. place advance to final

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