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Asian Games 1998 Bangkok

The Asian Games 1998 football competition was held in Bangkok from November 30 to December 19, 1998.

This edition of the football competition had a record number of entries , which meant arranging the competition in several stages. The Preliminaries, Group stages, quarter final , semi final and the final matches.

23 countries participated in the football competition.

Team Melli competed in this edition with the skeleton of the team that played in the FIFA World Cup 1998 France with addition of some new players. Team Melli won the goal medal defeating Kuwait in the final match.

 

Asian Games 1998 Bangkok
Asian Games 1998 Bangkok

Preliminary stage

Group H

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Iran 6 2 2 0 0 8 1 +7
 Kazakhstan 3 2 1 0 1 5 2 +3
 Laos 0 2 0 0 2 1 11 −10

 

December 1, 1998
Kazakhstan  0 – 2  Iran
     Vahid HASHEMIAN (2)
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December 3, 1998
Laos  0 – 5  Kazakhstan
     
 
December 5, 1998
Iran  6 – 1  Laos
Ali MOUSAVI (25)
Ali MOUSAVI (34)
Alireza MANSOURIAN (75)
Ali DAEI (82)
Ali MOUSAVI (85)
Ali DAEI (86)
   

Report

Group stage

 

Group 3

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 China PR 6 3 2 0 1 10 4 +6
 Iran 6 3 2 0 1 9 5 +4
 Oman 4 3 1 1 1 8 11 −3
 Tajikistan 1 3 0 1 2 4 11 −7
 
December 8, 1998
China PR  3 – 1  Tajikistan
     
 
 
December 8, 1998
Iran  2 – 4  Oman
 Ali DAEI (7)
Vahid HASHEMIAN (73)
   
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December 10, 1998
Oman  1 – 6  China PR
     
 
 
December 10, 1998
Iran  5 – 0  Tajikistan
Ali DAEI (5)
Karim BAGHERI (13)
Mohammad KHAKPOUR (18)
Ali MOUSAVI (51)
Ali DAEI (74)
   
Report 
 
December 12, 1998
Iran  2 – 1  China PR
 Ali DAEI (28)
Karim BAGHERI (30)
   
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December 12, 1998
Tajikistan  3 – 3  Oman

Quarter finals

December 14, 1998
Uzbekistan  0 – 4  Iran
    Mousavi Goal 28′
Daei Goal 82′, Goal 87′, Goal 89′

Report

Semi finals

December 16, 1998
Iran  1 – 0  China PR
Mousavi Goal 50′  

Report

 

Gold medal match

December 19, 1998
Iran  2 – 0  Kuwait
Karimi Goal 6′
Bagheri Goal 26′

Report