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World Cup Spain 1982 Asian Qualifiers

Preliminary Group Allocation Matches

[Fixtures played in Hong Kong:]
21.12.1980 Hong Kong 0 - 1 China  
22.12.1980 North Korea 3 - 0 Macao
22.12.1980 Singapore 0 - 1 Japan

Asia/Oceania First Round

Sub-group B

[Fixtures played in Saudi Arabia:]
18.03.1981 Qatar 0 - 1 Iraq  
19.03.1981 Syria 0 - 1 Bahrain
21.03.1981 Saudi Arabia 1 - 0 Iraq
22.03.1981 Qatar 3 - 0 Bahrain
24.03.1981 Saudi Arabia 2 - 0 Syria
24.03.1981 Iraq 2 - 0 Bahrain
27.03.1981 Qatar 2 - 1 Syria
28.03.1981 Saudi Arabia 1 - 0 Bahrain
30.03.1981 Iraq 2 - 1 Syria
31.03.1981 Saudi Arabia 1 - 0 Qatar
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 - Saudi Arabia 4 4 0 0 5 0 +5 8
2 Iraq 4 3 0 1 5 2 +3 6
3 Qatar 4 2 0 2 5 3 +2 4
4 Bahrain 4 1 0 3 1 6 -5 2
5 Syria 4 0 0 4 2 7 -5 0

Sub-group C

[Fixtures played in Kuwait:]
21.04.1981 Malaysia 1 - 2 South Korea  
22.04.1981 Kuwait 6 - 0 Thailand
24.04.1981 South Korea 5 - 1 Thailand
25.04.1981 Kuwait 4 - 0 Malaysia
27.04.1981 Malaysia 2 - 2 Thailand
22.04.1981 Kuwait 2 - 0 South Korea
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 - Kuwait 3 3 0 0 12 0 +12 6
2 South Korea 3 2 0 1 7 4 +3 4
3 Malaysia 3 0 1 2 3 8 -5 1
4 Thailand 3 0 1 2 3 13 -10 1

Sub-group D

[Fixtures played in Hong Kong:]
24.12.1980 China 3 - 0 Macao  
26.12.1980 China 1 - 0 Japan
28.12.1980 Japan 3 - 0 Macao
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 - China 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4 4
2 Japan 2 1 0 1 3 1 +2 2
3 Macao 2 0 0 2 0 6 -6 0

Sub-group E

[Fixtures played in Hong Kong:]
24.12.1980 Hong Kong 1 - 1 Singapore  
26.12.1980 Singapore 0 - 1 North Korea
28.12.1980 Hong Kong 2 - 2 North Korea
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 - North Korea 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 3
2 Hong Kong 2 0 2 0 3 3 0 2
3 Singapore 2 0 1 1 1 2 -1 1

Final Round

24.09.1981 China 0 - 0 New Zealand  
03.10.1981 New Zealand 1 - 0 China
10.10.1981 New Zealand 1 - 2 Kuwait
18.10.1981 China 3 - 0 Kuwait
04.11.1981 Saudi Arabia 0 - 1 Kuwait
[Fixture played in Malaysia:]
12.11.1981 Saudi Arabia 2 - 4 China
[Fixture played in Malaysia:]
19.11.1981 China 2 - 0 Saudi Arabia
28.11.1981 New Zealand 2 - 2 Saudi Arabia
30.11.1981 Kuwait 1 - 0 China
07.12.1981 Kuwait 2 - 0 Saudi Arabia
14.12.1981 Kuwait 2 - 2 New Zealand
19.12.1981 Saudi Arabia 0 - 5 New Zealand
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 * KUWAIT 6 4 1 1 8 6 +2 9
2 - New Zealand 6 2 3 1 11 6 +5 7
3 - China 6 3 1 2 9 4 +5 7
4 Saudi Arabia 6 0 1 5 4 16 -12 1

Runner-up Play-off

[Fixture played in Singapore:]
10.01.1982 NEW ZEALAND 2 - 1 China