AFC ASIAN CUP WINNERS FROM 1956

The AFC Asian Cup is a competition between the men’s national teams in Asia. The competition started in the year 1956 and it is held every four years at different countries across Asia. Below is the years the competition took place and the countries that won the titles in those years.

1956 AFC ASIAN CUP

The 1956 AFC Asian cup was the first edition of the AFC Asian cup and Hong Kong was selected as the first country to host the AFC Asian cup. South Korea became the winners of the competition and this was their AFC Asian cup title.

1960 AFC ASIAN CUP

The 1960 AFC Asian cup was the second edition of the AFC Asian Cup was hosted in South Korea for the first time. South Korea, the host nation and also the defending champions, became the winners of the tournament for the second time.

1964 AFC ASIAN CUP

This was the third edition of the AFC Asian cup and it was held in Israel for the first time. Israel, the host nation, became the champions of the competition for the first time. They became the second nation to host the tournament and win the title.

1968 AFC ASIAN CUP

The 1968 AFC Asian cup was the fourth edition of the AFC Asian Cup and it was hosted in Iran for the first time. Iran, the host nation, became the champions of the tournament after a record of four wins. Iran became the third nation to host and win the title.

Qatar national team

1972 AFC ASIAN CUP

This was the fifth edition of the AFC Asian cup and the competition was held in Thailand for the first time. Iran, the defending champions, became the winners of the tournament and this became the second AFC Asian cup title for Iran.

1976 AFC ASIAN CUP

The 1976 AFC Asian cup was the sixth edition of the tournament and it was hosted in Iran for the second time. Iran, the defending champions and also the host nation became the winners of the competition after they defeated Kuwait in the final stage. This was the third AFC Asian cup title for Iran.

1980 AFC ASIAN CUP

This was the seventh edition of the AFC Asian Cup and it was hosted in Kuwait for the first time. Kuwait, the host nation, became the champions of the tournament after they defeated South Korea in the final game. This was the first AFC Asian cup title for Kuwait.

1984 AFC ASIAN CUP

This was the eighth edition of the AFC Asian cup and it was hosted in Singapore for the first time. Saudi Arabia became the champions of the tournament after they defeated China in the final game. This was the first AFC Asian cup title for Saudi Arabia.

1988 AFC ASIAN CUP

The 1988 AFC Asian cup was the ninth edition of the competition and it was held in Qatar for the first time. Saudi Arabia, the defending champions, became the winners of the tournament after they defeated South Korea in the final. This became the second AFC Asian cup title for Saudi Arabia.

1992 AFC ASIAN CUP

This was the tenth edition of the AFC Asian cup and it was hosted in Japan for the first time. Japan, the host nation, became the champions of the competition after they defeated the defending champions, Saudi Arabia in finals. This was the first AFC Asian cup title for Japan.

1996 AFC ASIAN CUP

The 1996 AFC Asian cup was the eleventh edition of the tournament and it was held in United Arab Emirates for the first time. Saudi Arabia became the champions of the tournament and this was the third AFC Asian cup title for Saudi Arabia.

India national team

2000 AFC ASIAN CUP

This was the twelfth edition of the AFC Asian cup and it was hosted in Lebanon for the first time. Japan became the champions of the tournament after they defeated the defending champions, Saudi Arabia in the final game. This became the second AFC Asian cup title for Japan.

2004 AFC ASIAN CUP

The 2004 AFC Asian cup was the thirteenth edition of the tournament and it was hosted in China for the first time. The defending champions, Japan, became the winners of the competition after they defeated the host nation, China, in the final game. This became the third AFC Asian cup title for Japan.

2007 AFC ASIAN CUP

This was the fourteenth edition of the AFC Asian cup and it was held in four different countries: Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam. Iraq became the champions of the competition after they defeated Saudi Arabia in the final game. This was the first AFC Asan cup title for Iraq.

2011 AFC ASIAN CUP

The 2011 AFC Asian cup was the fifteenth time the competition took place and it was held in Qatar for the second time. Japan became the champions of the tournament after they defeated Australia in the final game. This was the fourth AFC Asian cup title for Japan.

2015 AFC ASIAN CUP

This was the sixteenth time the AFC Asian cup took place and it was hosted in Australia for the first time. Australia, the host nation, became the champions of the tournament after they defeated South Korea in the final game. This was the first AFC Asian cup title for Australia.

2019 AFC ASIAN CUP

The 2019 AFC Asian cup was the seventeenth edition of the competition and it was hosted in United Arab Emirates for the second time. Qatar became the champions of the tournament after they defeated Japan in the final game. This was the first AFC Asian cup title for Qatar.

2023 AFC ASIAN CUP

The 2023 AFC Asian cup is the eighteenth edition of the competition and it was hosted in Qatar for the third time. The host and defending champions, Qatar, became the winners of the tournament after they defeated Jordan 3-1 in the final game. This became the second AFC Asian cup title for Qatar.

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