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Asian Footballer of the Year

 

Asian Footballer of the Year

Is an annual prize awarded to the best Asian player. The AFC presents the award for the best footballer in the continent.[1][2][3]

Contents

  • Winners 1
    • Wins By Country 1.1
  • AFC Asian International Player of the Year 2
  • AFC Foreign Player of the Year 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Winners

Majed Abdullah, won the award in 1984, 1985 and 1986.[4]
Ali Daei, who won the award in 1999.
Shinji Ono, won the award in 2002.
Mehdi Mahdavikia, who won the award in 2003.
Khalfan Ibrahim, won the award in 2006.
Yasser Al-Qahtani, won the award in 2007.
Yasuhito Endō, won the award in 2009.
Lee Keun-Ho, won the award in 2012.
Zheng Zhi, won the award in 2013.
Year Place Player Nationality Club Points
1984 1st Majed Abdullah Saudi Arabia Al Nassr 71
2nd Gu Guangming China Guangdong Hongyuan F.C. 40
3rd Faisal Al-Dakhil Kuwait Qadsia SC 30
1985 1st Majed Abdullah Saudi Arabia Al Nassr 66
2nd Gu Guangming China Guangdong Hongyuan F.C. 47
3rd none
1986 1st Majed Abdullah Saudi Arabia Al Nassr 68
2nd Choi Soon-ho South Korea POSCO Atoms 32
3rd none
1987 No Award
1988 1st Ahmed Radhi Iraq Al Rasheed 26
2nd Kim Joo-Sung South Korea Daewoo Royals 16
3rd Majed Abdullah Saudi Arabia Al Nassr 14
1989 1st Kim Joo-Sung South Korea Daewoo Royals 38
2nd Majed Abdullah Saudi Arabia Al Nassr 12
3rd Ahmed Radhi Iraq Al Rasheed 6
1990 1st Kim Joo-Sung South Korea Daewoo Royals 36
2nd Farshad Pious Iran Persepolis 28
3rd Adnan Al-Talyani UAE Al Shaab 16
1991 1st Kim Joo-Sung South Korea Daewoo Royals 31
2nd Chung Yong-Hwan South Korea Daewoo Royals 28
3rd Samad Marfavi Iran Esteghlal 16
1992 No Award
1993 1st Kazuyoshi Miura Japan Verdy Kawasaki
2nd Fahad Al-Bishi Saudi Arabia Al Nassr
3rd Mehdi Fonounizadeh Iran Bank Tejarat
1994 1st Saeed Owairan Saudi Arabia Al Shabab
2nd none
3rd none
1995 1st Masami Ihara Japan Yokohama Marinos
2nd none
3rd none
1996 1st Khodadad Azizi Iran Persepolis
2nd Ali Daei Iran Persepolis
3rd Ko Jeong-Woon South Korea Cheonan Ilhwa Chunma
1997 1st Hidetoshi Nakata Japan Bellmare
2nd Khodadad Azizi Iran Persepolis
3rd Karim Bagheri Iran Persepolis
1998 1st Hidetoshi Nakata Japan Perugia
2nd Fan Zhiyi China Crystal Palace
3rd Jasem Al Huwaidi Kuwait Al Salmiya
1999 1st Ali Daei Iran Bayern Munich/Hertha Berlin
2nd Hidetoshi Nakata Japan Perugia
3rd Sun Wen China China
2000 1st Nawaf Al Temyat Saudi Arabia Al Hilal
2nd Hiroshi Nanami Japan Júbilo Iwata
3rd Ryuzo Morioka Japan Shimizu S-Pulse
2001 1st Fan Zhiyi China Dundee
2nd Abdullah Al-Shehan Saudi Arabia Al Shabab
3rd Li Tie China Liaoning
2002 1st Shinji Ono Japan Feyenoord
2nd Junichi Inamoto Japan Fulham
3rd Ahn Jung-Hwan South Korea Perugia
2003 1st Mehdi Mahdavikia Iran Hamburger SV
2nd Therdsak Chaiman Thailand BEC Tero Sasana
3rd Maxim Shatskikh Uzbekistan Dinamo Kiev
2004 1st Ali Karimi Iran Al Ahli
2nd A'ala Hubail Bahrain Al Ahli
3rd Shunsuke Nakamura Japan Reggina
2005 1st Hamad Al-Montashari Saudi Arabia Al Ittihad
2nd Maxim Shatskikh Uzbekistan Dinamo Kiev
3rd Sami Al Jaber Saudi Arabia Al Hilal
2006 1st Khalfan Ibrahim Qatar Al Sadd
2nd Bader Al-Mutwa Kuwait Al Qadisiya
3rd Mohammad Al-Shalhoub Saudi Arabia Al Hilal
2007 1st Yasser Al-Qahtani Saudi Arabia Al Hilal
2nd Younis Mahmoud Iraq Al Gharafa
3rd Nashat Akram Iraq Al Ain
2008 1st Server Djeparov Uzbekistan Bunyodkor
2nd Ismael Matar UAE Al Wahda
3rd Sebastián Soria Qatar Qatar SC
2009 1st Yasuhito Endō Japan Gamba Osaka 120
2nd Sayed Adnan Bahrain Al Khor 100
2nd Kengo Nakamura Japan Kawasaki Frontale 100
2010 1st Saša Ognenovski Australia Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 102
2nd Farhad Majidi Iran Esteghlal 90
3rd Bader Al-Mutwa Kuwait Qadsia SC 87
2011 1st Server Djeparov Uzbekistan Al Shabab 100
2nd Hadi Aghily Iran Al Arabi 95
3rd Keisuke Honda Japan CSKA Moscow 87
2012 1st Lee Keun-Ho South Korea Ulsan Hyundai 102
2nd Ali Karimi Iran Persepolis 94
3rd Zheng Zhi China Guangzhou Evergrande 86
2013 1st Zheng Zhi China Guangzhou Evergrande 93
2nd Javad Nekounam Iran Esteghlal 91
3rd Ha Dae-Sung South Korea FC Seoul 75
2014 1st Nasser Al-Shamrani Saudi Arabia Al Hilal
2nd Ismail Ahmed UAE Al Ain
3rd Khalfan Ibrahim Qatar Al Sadd

Wins By Country

Nation Winners Runners-up Third places
 Saudi Arabia 8 3 2
 Japan 6 3 5
 Iran 4 6 3
 South Korea 4 2 3
 China PR 2 3 3
 Uzbekistan 2 0 2
 Iraq 1 1 2
 Qatar 1 0 2
 Australia 1 0 0
 Thailand 0 1 0
 United Arab Emirates 0 1 0
 Kuwait 0 0 1

AFC Asian International Player of the Year

Year Place Player Nationality Club Points
2012 1st Shinji Kagawa Japan Manchester United
2nd Yuto Nagatomo Japan Inter Milan
3rd Mark Schwarzer Australia Fulham
2013 1st Yuto Nagatomo Japan Inter Milan
2nd Keisuke Honda Japan CSKA Moscow
3rd Son Heung-Min South Korea Bayer Leverkusen
2014 1st Mile Jedinak Australia Crystal Palace
2nd Tim Cahill Australia New York Red Bulls
3rd Ki Sung-yueng South Korea Swansea City

AFC Foreign Player of the Year

Year Place Player Nationality Club
2012 1st Rogério de Assis Silva Coutinho Brazil Kuwait
2013 1st Muriqui Brazil Guangzhou Evergrande
2014 1st Asamoah Gyan Ghana Al Ain

See also

References

  1. ^ "Asian Player of the Year". infoplease.com. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Asian Player of the Year". rssssf.com. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Lee Keunho crowned Asian player of the year". fifa.com. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 
  4. ^ Shaun, Morris. "The Top 10 Asian Footballers". http://exclusivesportsmedia.tv/. ESM - September 27, 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2014. 

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