AFC Asian Cup 2015

2015 AFC Asian Cup championship will be held in Australia from 4 to 26 January 2015. AFC Asian Cup will be the 16th tournament which has been held in 2015 year.

Tournament Details
Host Country Australia
Dates 9– 31 January
Teams 16
Venue(s) 5 (in 5 host cities)

2015 AFC Asian Cup Final

Event 2015 AFC Asian Cup
South Korea 1-2 Australia
Date 31 January 2015
Venue Stadium Australia, Sydney
Man of the Match Trent Sainsbury (Australia)
Referee Alireza Faghani (Iran)
Attendance 76,385
Weather Partly cloudy
22 °C (72 °F)
63% humidity

 

Final Positions
Champions Australia (1st title)
Runners-up South Korea
Third Place United Arab Emirates
Fourth Place Iraq
Tournament Statistics
Matches Played 32
Goals Scored 85 (2.66 per match)
Attendance 649,705 (20,303 per match)
Top Scorer(s) Ali Mabkhout
(5 goals)
Best Player Massimo Luongo
Best Goalkeeper Mathew Ryan
Fair Play Award Australia

2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification

The 16th AFC Asian Cup qualification matches will select the participating teams for the AFC Asian Cup 2015.

  • The host nation and runner-up of the 2011 AFC Asian Cup: Australia;
  • The winner of the 2011 AFC Asian Cup: Japan
  • The third-placed team of the 2011 AFC Asian Cup: South Korea;
  • The winner of the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup: North Korea;
  • The winner of the 2014 AFC Challenge Cup: TBD.

AFC Asian Cup 2015 Officials

Number Referee Assistants
1 Ben Williams Benjamin Wilson Hakan Anaz
2 Yuichi Nishimura Toru Sagara Toshiyuki Nagi
3 Kim Dong-jin Jeong Hae-sang Jang Jun-mo
4 Subkhiddin Mohd Salleh Mu Yuxin Mohd Sabri Bin Mat Daud
5 Abdullah Al Hilali Bakhadyr Kochkarov Hamed Al Mayahi
6 Abdulrahman Mohammed Mohammad Dharman Hassan Al Thawadi
7 Khalil Al Ghamdi Hassan Kamranifar Reza Sokhandan
8 Abdul Malik Jeffrey Goh Haja Maidin
9 Nawaf Shukralla Khaled Al Allan Mohammed Jawdat Nehlawi
10 Ali Al Badwawi Saleh Al Marzouqi Yaser Marad
11 Ravshan Irmatov Abdukhamidullo Rasulov Rafael Ilyasov
12 Mohamed Benouza Mohamed Meknous Abdelhak Etchiali

AFC Asian Cup 2015 Standby Referees

Country Standby Referees
Iran Alireza Faghani
Iran Mohsen Torky
Uzbekistan Valentin Kovalenko
Qatar Abdullah Balideh