This page provides links to the analysis of performance at the Asian Cup Football Tournament in Qatar 2011. For an analysis of goals scored at the Tournament in the Group Games see the Performance at the 2011 Asian Cup: Group Games post. For an analysis of goals scored at the Tournament in the Knockout Stage see the Performance at the 2011 Asian Cup: Knockout Games post.
AFC Rankings December 2010
The Tournament has thirty-games. The first game is played on 7 January and the Final on 29 January.
There are four qualifying groups (current FIFA December 2010 rankings in brackets).
Group A: China PR (87), Kuwait (102), Qatar (114), Uzbekistan (109)
Group B: Japan (29), Jordan (104), Saudi Arabia (81), Syria (107)
Group C: Australia (26), Bahrain (93), India (142), South Korea (40)
Group D: DPR Korea (108), Iran (66), Iraq (101), United Arab Emirates (105)
There are 12 trios who will officiate the 32 matches with four standby officials. Each trio comprises a referee and two assistant referees