|Dates||1 – 15 August|
|Teams||6 (from 1 confederation)|
|Venue(s)||2 (in 1 host city)|
|Champions||Iran (4th title)|
|Goals scored||26 (2.89 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)||Kianoush Rahmati (3 goals)|
Six teams entered the tournament.
- Iran (Hosts)
- Oman (Invited Nation)
- Qatar (Invited Nation)
- Iraq Withdrew from the tournament on 26 June 2008 due to the team being disbanded.
- Bahrain Were invited as guests but withdrew after being told that they could not play with their Olympic team.
- Lebanon the initial hosts of this tournament, would not participate in this edition.[why?]
|Azadi Stadium||Takhti Stadium|
|Capacity: 100,000||Capacity: 30,000|
|K. Rahmati 29' (pen.)
|Abdullah 52'||Meydavoudi 10', 90'
Aghili 49' (pen.)
|K. Rahmati 6' (pen.)
|Aghili 21' (pen.)
K. Rahmati 85'
|Amer Deeb 82'|
|2008 WAFF Championship Winners|