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South Asian Football Federation Gold Cup 2008

2008 SAFF Championship
Tournament details
Host countries Maldives
Sri Lanka
Dates 3 June – 14 June
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Maldives (1st title)
Runners-up India
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 43 (2.87 per match)
Top scorer(s) H. A. Habib (4 goals)[1]
Best player Ali Ashfaq

The 2008 SAFF Championship was held in Malé, Maldives and Colombo, Sri Lanka between June 3 and June 14, 2008. (All times GMT+0).

Initially, the tournament was due to be held in 2007 but was postponed to 2008.

Group stage

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
India 3 3 0 0 7 1 +6 9
Maldives 3 2 0 1 7 2 +5 6
Nepal 3 1 0 2 5 9 -4 3
Pakistan 3 0 0 3 2 9 -7 0
June 3, 2008
11:00
4 – 0 Nepal
 26'
 34'
 67'
 83'
Report
Report

June 3, 2008
16:00
3 – 0 Pakistan
 45+2'
 47'
o.g.)
Report
Rasmee Dhandu Stadium, Malé
Attendance: 15,000

June 5, 2008
11:00
2 – 1 Pakistan
 25'
 45+1'
Report
Report
 88'

June 5, 2008
16:00
4 – 1 Nepal
 46'
 62'
Report  10'
Rasmee Dhandu Stadium, Malé
Attendance: 8,000

June 7, 2008
11:00
1 – 4 Nepal
 52' Report
Report
 3'
 5'
 86'

June 7, 2008
16:00
0 – 1 India
Report  14'
Rasmee Dhandu Stadium, Malé
Attendance: 10,000

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Sri Lanka 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7
Bhutan 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
Bangladesh 3 0 2 1 3 4 -1 2
Afghanistan 3 0 2 1 5 7 -2 2
June 4, 2008
11:30
1 – 1 Bhutan
 27' Report  79'

June 4, 2008
14:00
2 – 2 Afghanistan
 8'
pen)
Report  49'

June 6, 2008
11:30
2 – 2 Afghanistan
pen)
 75'
Report  9'
[2]

June 6, 2008
14:00
2 – 0 Bhutan
 37' Report

June 8, 2008
12:00
1 – 3 Bhutan
 88' Report  13'
 80'

June 8, 2008
14:30
1 – 0 Bangladesh
 71' Report

Knockout phase

Semi-finals

June 11, 2008
11:00
2 – 1 (aet) Bhutan
 30'
 120'
Report
Report
 18'
Rasmee Dhandu Stadium, Malé
Attendance: 12,000

June 11, 2008
14:00
0 – 1 Maldives
Report  70'
Sugathadasa Stadium, Colombo
Attendance: 12,000

Final

June 14, 2008
14:00
0 – 1 Maldives
Report  79'
Sugathadasa Stadium, Colombo
Attendance: ~20,000

Champion

 South Asian Football Federation Cup 2008 

Maldives
First title

Statistics

Goalscorers

4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

Other Statistics

  • Most goals scored by : Maldives and India (9 goals)
  • Least goals scored by : Pakistan (2 goals)
  • Most goals conceded by : Nepal and Pakistan (9 goals)
  • Least goals conceded by : Maldives (2 goals)
  • Fastest goal by :  3')

Notes and references

  1. ^ a b http://maldivesoccer.net/v4/?page=story&id=2011 India 0 - 1 Maldives: New champions
  2. ^ "Sri Lanka bags first win, Bangladesh hits another blow".

External links

  • Watch Live Streaming of All Asian Football
  • Official Website of SAFF Cup 2008
  • [1]
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