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1976 AFC Asian Cup
Asian Cup Iran 1976
Tournament details
Host country  Iran
Dates June
Teams 6
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Iran (3rd title)
Runner-up  Kuwait
Third place  China PR
Fourth place  Iraq
Tournament statistics
Matches played 10
Goals scored 25 (2.5 per match)
Top scorer(s) Iran Nasser Nouraei
Iran Gholam Hossein Mazloumi
Kuwait Fathi Kamel (3 goals)

The 1976 AFC Asian Cup was the sixth edition of the Asian Nations Cup, the football championship of Asia (AFC). It was hosted by Iran. The field of six teams was split into two groups of three. Iran won their third title in a row, beating Kuwait in the final 1-0.

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Qualification

Squads

Group stage

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Group A

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Kuwait 4 2 2 0 0 3 0 +3
 China PR 1 2 0 1 1 1 2 −1
 Malaysia 1 2 0 1 1 1 3 −2
1976-06-03
Kuwait  2 – 0  Malaysia Bagh Shomal Stadium, Tabriz
Al-Anberi Goal 10'
Al-Dakhil Goal 42'

1976-06-05
China PR  1 – 1  Malaysia Bagh Shomal Stadium, Tabriz
Wang Shangpin Goal 58' Dahari Goal 50'

1976-06-07
Kuwait  1 – 0  China PR Bagh Shomal Stadium, Tabriz
Kamel Goal 1'

Group B

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Iran 4 2 2 0 0 10 0 +10
 Iraq 2 2 1 0 1 1 2 −1
 South Yemen 0 2 0 0 2 0 9 −9
1976-06-03
Iran  2 – 0  Iraq Aryamehr Stadium, Tehran
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Marian Raious (Yugoslavia)
Nouraei Goal 45'
Rowshan Goal 58'

1976-06-05
Iraq  1 – 0  South Yemen Aryamehr Stadium, Tehran
Kadhim Waal Goal 84'

1976-06-07
Iran  8 – 0  South Yemen Aryamehr Stadium, Tehran
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Akram Ul Haq (India)
Azizi Goal 17'73'
Nouraei Goal 40'42'
Khorshidi Goal 45'
Mazloumi Goal 63'74'80'

Knockout stage

  Semifinals Final
June 10 - Tehran
  Kuwait (a.e.t.)  3  
  Iraq  2  
 
June 13 - Tehran
      Iran  1
    Kuwait  0
Third place
June 10 - Tehran June 12 - Tehran
  Iran (a.e.t.)  2   Iraq  0
  China PR  0     China PR  1

Semi-finals

1976-06-10
Kuwait  3 – 2 (a.e.t.)  Iraq Aryamehr Stadium, Tehran
Ibrahim Goal 11'
Kamel Goal 77'100'
Sabah Abdul-Jalil Goal 46'
Falah Hassan Goal 85'

1976-06-10
Iran  2 – 0 (a.e.t.)  China PR Aryamehr Stadium, Tehran
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Asami (Japan)
Khorshidi Goal 100'
Rowshan Goal 119'

Third place play-off

1976-06-13
Iraq  0 – 1  China PR Aryamehr Stadium, Tehran
Hu Chaiou Goal 61'

Final

1976-06-13
Iran  1 – 0  Kuwait Aryamehr Stadium, Tehran
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Jean Dubach (Switzerland)
Parvin Goal 71'

Winners

 AFC Asian Cup 1976 Winners 

Iran
Third title

Top scoring teams

13 goals:

6 goals:

3 goals:

2 goals:

1 goal:

0 goals:

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