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2009 AFC Cup

2009 AFC Cup
Tournament details
Dates 10 March – 3 November 2009
Teams 29+3 (from 17 associations)
Final positions
Champions Al Kuwait
Runners-up Al Karamah
Tournament statistics
Matches played 117
Goals scored 334 (2.85 per match)
Attendance 569,263 (4,865 per match)
Top scorer(s) Robert Akaruye
Mohamad Hamwi
Jehad Al Hussain
Huỳnh Kesley Alves (8 goals)

The 2009 AFC Cup was the 6th season of the AFC Cup and is competed among clubs from nations who are members of the Asian Football Confederation.

With the Asian Football Confederation reviewed the format of the AFC Champions League and made significant changes to way the competition is run, the teams that qualified for the AFC Cup is also from different countries compared to the previous editions.

Contents

  • Allocation of entries per association 1
  • Participating Countries in Region 2
  • Round and draw dates 3
  • Group stage 4
    • Group A 4.1
    • Group B 4.2
    • Group C 4.3
    • Group D 4.4
    • Group E 4.5
    • Group F 4.6
    • Group G 4.7
    • Group H 4.8
  • Knockout stage 5
    • Round of 16 5.1
    • Quarter-finals 5.2
    • Semi-finals 5.3
    • Final 5.4
  • Statistics 6
    • Top goalscorers 6.1
  • References 7

Allocation of entries per association

A total of 32 clubs will participate in the 2009 AFC Cup. Below is the qualification scheme for the 2009 AFC Cup.

Participating Countries in Region

Following are the 2009 AFC Cup Participants.[1]
West Asia
Team Qualifying method
Al-Muharraq1 2008 AFC Cup winners
2007–08 Bahraini Premier League winners
2008 Bahraini King's Cup winners
Busaiteen 2007–08 Bahraini Premier League runners-up
Mohun Bagan AC 2008 Indian Federation Cup winners
Arbil 2007–08 Iraqi Premier League champions
Al-Zawraa 2007–08 Iraqi Premier League runners-up
Al-Wihdat 2007–08 Jordan League champions
Al-Faisaly 2007–08 Jordan FA Cup winners
Al-Kuwait 2007–08 Kuwaiti Premier League champions
Al-Arabi 2008 Kuwait Emir Cup winners
Safa1 2008 AFC Cup runners-up
Al-Ahed 2007–08 Lebanese Premier League champions
Al-Mabarrah 2007–08 Lebanese FA Cup winners
Al-Oruba 2007–08 Omani League champions
Al-Suwaiq 2008 Sultan Qaboos Cup winners
Al-Karamah 2007–08 Syrian Premier League champions
2007–08 Syrian Cup winners
Al-Majd 2007–08 Syrian Premier League runners-up
Neftchi Farg'ona 2008 Uzbek League 3rd place
Al-Hilal Al-Sahili 2007–08 Yemeni League champions
Al-Tilal 2007 Yemeni President Cup winners
Dempo 2009 AFC Champions League qualifying play-off losers
East Asia
Team Qualifying method
South China 2007–08 Hong Kong First Division League champions
Eastern 2007 Hong Kong Senior Challenge Shield winners
Kedah FA 2007–08 Super League Malaysia champions
2008 Malaysia FA Cup winners
Johor FC 2007–08 Super League Malaysia 3rd place
Club Valencia 2008 Dhivehi League champions
VB Sports Club 2008 Maldives FA Cup winners
Home United 2008 S.League 3rd place
Chonburi 2008 Thailand Premier League runners-up
Binh Duong1 2008 V-League champions
Hanoi ACB 2007–08 Vietnamese Cup winners
PSMS Medan 2009 AFC Champions League qualifying play-off losers
PEA 2009 AFC Champions League qualifying play-off losers
1 These clubs had qualified for the 2009 AFC Champions League, but were removed as their nations did not meet AFC Criteria.

Round and draw dates

Date[2] Match
January 12 Draw for group stage
March 10 Group stage Matchday 1
March 17 Group stage Matchday 2
April 7 Group stage Matchday 3
April 21 Group stage Matchday 4
May 5 Group stage Matchday 5
May 19 Group stage Matchday 6
May 26 Round of 16, West Asia
Date Event
June 23 Round of 16, East Asia
June 29 Draw for remaining rounds
September 15 Quarter-finals 1st leg
September 30 Quarter-finals 2nd leg
October 15 Semi-finals 1st leg
October 21 Semi-finals 2nd leg
November 3 Final[3]

Group stage

The draw for the group stage was held on January 12, 2009 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Each club plays double round-robin (home and away) against fellow three group members, a total of 6 matches each. Clubs receive 3 points for a win, 1 point for a tie, 0 points for a loss. The clubs are ranked according to points and tie breakers are in following order:

  1. Greater number of points obtained in the group matches between the teams concerned;
  2. Goal difference resulting from the group matches between the teams concerned; (Away goals do not apply)
  3. Greater number of goals scored in the group matches between the teams concerned; (Away goals do not apply)
  4. Goal difference in all the group matches;
  5. Greater number of goals scored in all the group matches;
  6. Kicks from the penalty mark if only two teams are involved and they are both on the field of play;
  7. Fewer score calculated according to the number of yellow and red cards received in the group matches; (1 point for each yellow card, 3 points for each red card as a consequence of two yellow cards, 3 points for each direct red card, 4 points for each yellow card followed by a direct red card)
  8. Drawing of lots.

Winners and runners-up of each group will qualify for the next round.

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Busaiteen 6 3 3 0 14 7 +7 12
Neftchi Farg'ona 6 3 2 1 12 9 +3 11
Al-Ahed 6 2 1 3 13 10 +3 7
Al-Tilal 6 1 0 5 3 16 −13 3
  AHD TIL BUS NEF
Al-Ahed 3–0 1–1 5–1
Al-Tilal 2–1 1–3 0–5
Busaiteen 4–2 3–0 2–2
Neftchi Farg'ona 2–1 1–0 1–1

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Al-Zawraa 6 4 1 1 8 3 +5 13
Safa 6 4 0 2 5 3 +2 12
Al-Hilal Al-Sahili 6 2 1 3 5 7 −2 7
Al-Suwaiq 6 1 0 5 3 8 −5 3
  HIL SUW ZAW SAF
Al-Hilal Al-Sahili 2–0 1–1 0–1
Al-Suwaiq 3–1 0–1 0–1
Al-Zawraa 2–0 2–0 2–1
Safa 0–1 1–0 1–0

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Al-Arabi 6 3 2 1 11 6 +5 11
Arbil 6 2 2 2 8 7 +1 8
Al-Oruba 6 2 2 2 6 7 −1 8
Al-Mabarrah 6 2 0 4 7 12 −5 6
  ARB MAB ORU ARL
Al-Arabi 4–2 2–0 2–0
Al-Mabarrah 2–1 0–1 1–0
Al-Oruba 1–1 3–0 1–1
Arbil 1–1 3–2 3–0

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Al-Kuwait 6 4 1 1 12 4 +8 13
Al-Karamah 6 4 0 2 12 7 +5 12
Al-Wahdat 6 3 1 2 12 7 +5 10
Mohun Bagan 6 0 0 6 1 19 −18 0
  KAR KUW WAH MOH
Al-Karamah 2–1 3–1 1–0
Al-Kuwait 2–1 1–0 6–0
Al-Wahdat 3–1 1–1 5–0
Mohun Bagan 0–4 0–1 1–2

Group E

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Al-Majd 6 4 1 1 12 9 +3 13
Dempo 6 3 1 2 10 8 +2 10
Al-Muharraq 6 1 3 2 7 8 −1 6
Al-Faisaly 6 1 1 4 11 15 −4 4
  FAI MAJ MHQ DEM
Al-Faisaly 1-2 3–2 3–4
Al-Majd 4-3 1-1 2-1
Al-Muharraq 0–0 2–3 1–1
Dempo 3–1 1–0 0–1

Group F

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
South China 6 5 1 0 15 5 +10 16
PSMS Medan 6 4 1 1 9 7 +2 13
VB 6 1 1 4 5 7 −2 4
Johor FC 6 0 1 5 2 12 −10 1
  JFC MED SC VB
Johor FC 0–1 1–4 0–0
PSMS Medan 3–1 2–2 1–0
South China 2–0 3–0 2–1
VB 2–0 1–2 1–2

Group G

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Chonburi 6 5 0 1 17 4 +13 15
Kedah 6 2 1 3 14 10 +4 7
Eastern 6 2 1 3 9 13 −4 7
Hanoi ACB 6 2 0 4 6 19 −13 6
  CHO EAS HAN KED
Chonburi 4–1 6–0 3–1
Eastern 2–1 3–0 3–3
Hanoi ACB 0–2 3–0 3–1
Kedah 0–1 2–0 7–0

Group H

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Binh Duong 6 4 1 1 15 4 +11 13
Home United 6 4 0 2 12 7 +5 12
PEA 6 3 1 2 12 10 +2 10
Club Valencia 6 0 0 6 3 21 −18 0
  BD VAL HU PEA
Binh Duong 3–0 2–0 1–1
Club Valencia 0–5 0–1 1–3
Home United 2–1 5–1 3–1
PEA 1–3 4–1 2–1

Knockout stage

Round of 16

The draw for the round of 16 of the 2009 AFC Cup was held on 12 January 2009, along with the draw for the group stage. The Western Asia matches were played on 26 May, while the Eastern Asia matches were played on 23 June.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
West Asia
Busaiteen 1–2 (aet) Al-Karamah
Al-Zawraa 1–3 Arbil
Al-Arabi 2–1 (aet) Safa
Al-Kuwait 3–1 Dempo
Al-Majd 0–0 (aet)
(1–3 p)
Neftchi Farg'ona
East Asia
South China 4–0 Home United
Chonburi 4–0 PSMS Medan
Binh Duong 8–2 Kedah

Quarter-finals

The draw for the quarter-finals and the remaining knockout rounds took place at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on June 29, 2009 starting 7:30 pm. The first leg matches were played on 15 September, with the second leg matches played on 30 September.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al-Kuwait 2–1 Arbil 1–1 1–0
Neftchi Farg'ona 5–5 (a) South China 5–4 0–1
Chonburi 2–4 Binh Duong 2–2 0–2
Al-Karamah 0–0 (5–4 p) Al-Arabi 0–0 0–0 (aet)

Semi-finals

The first leg matches were played on 15 October, with the second leg matches played on 21 October.
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al-Kuwait 3–1 South China 2–1 1–0
Binh Duong 2–4 Al-Karamah 2–1 0–3

Final

The 2009 AFC Cup Final was played on November 3 at the home ground of Al Kuwait.[4]

2009-11-03
19:30 UTC+3
Al-Kuwait 2 – 1 Al-Karamah
Hakem Goal 16'
Sulaiman Goal 90+4'
Report Al Shbli Goal 82'
Al Kuwait Sports Club Stadium, Kuwait City
Attendance: 17,400
Referee: Masoud Moradi (Iran)
AFC Cup
2009 Winners
Al Kuwait
First Title

Statistics

Top goalscorers

Rank Player Club MD1 MD2 MD3 MD4 MD5 MD6 R16 QF1 QF2 SF1 SF2  F  Total
1 Robert Akaruye Busaiteen 2 2 1 2 1 8
Mohamad Hamwi Al-Karamah 1 2 1 1 3 8
Jehad Al Hussain Al-Kuwait 3 1 1 3 8
Huỳnh Kesley Alves Binh Duong 1 1 1 1 4 8
5 Cacá South China 1 1 2 2 1 7
6 Mohamed Koné Chonburi 1 1 1 3 6
Alisher Halikov Neftchi Farg'ona 1 1 1 3 6
8 Mo'ayyad Abu Keshek Al-Faisaly 2 1 1 1 5
Mohd Azrul Ahmad Kedah 1 3 1 5
Ranty Martins Soleye Dempo 1 2 2 5
Firas Al Khatib Al-Arabi 1 1 2 1 5
Pipob On-Mo Chonburi 1 1 2 1 5
Nguyễn Vũ Phong Binh Duong 1 2 1 1 5

References

  1. ^ AFC PRO-LEAGUE AD-HOC COMMITTEE ASSESSMENT CHARTS
  2. ^ AFC Calendar of Competitions 2009 - The-AFC.com
  3. ^ One-off Final for AFC Cup 2009 - The-AFC.com
  4. ^ http://www.the-afc.com/en/media-releases/24640-afc-cup-2009-qfs-draw
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