1960 AFC Asian Cup

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1960 AFC Asian Cup
Asian Cup Korea 1960
1960년 AFC 아시안컵
Tournament details
Host country Korea
Dates 14–23 October
Teams 4
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Korea (2nd title)
Runners-up  Malaya
Third place  Hong Kong
Fourth place  Iran
Tournament statistics
Matches played 6
Goals scored 21 (3.5 per match)
Attendance 115,000 (19,167 per match)
1956
1964

The 1960 AFC Asian Cup was the second AFC Asian Cup, organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The final tournament was held in Korea from 14th to the 23rd October 1960. After twelve teams entered the qualifying stage to join Korea in the finals with the winner of each zone qualifying through to the finals. In the finals, it was Korea who would take their second Asian Cup trophy, finishing top of the group.

Venues[edit | edit source]

Seoul
Hyochang Stadium
Capacity: 15,194

Qualification[edit | edit source]

Main article: 1960 AFC Asian Cup qualification
Qualifiers
  •  Korea (hosts)
  •  Malaya (winners of Central zone)
  •  Hong Kong (winners of Eastern zone)
  •  Iran (winners of Western zone)

Results[edit | edit source]

All times are Korea Standard Time (UTC+9)

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Korea 3 3 0 0 10 1 +9 6
 Malaya 3 1 1 1 4 7 –3 3
 Hong Kong 3 1 0 2 3 5 –2 2
 Iran 3 0 1 2 4 8 –4 1
14 October
15:15
Korea  4–0  Malaya
Hyochang Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 25,000


17 October
15:00
Korea  4–1  Iran
Hyochang Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 28,000


17 October
19:00
Hong Kong  1–2  Malaya
Hyochang Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 13,000


19 October
15:00
Malaya  2–2  Iran
Hyochang Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 10,000


21 October
15:00
Korea  2–0  Hong Kong
Hyochang Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 30,000


23 October
15:00
Iran  1–2  Hong Kong
Hyochang Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 9,000

Winners[edit | edit source]

 AFC Asian Cup 1960 Winners 

Korea
Second title

References[edit | edit source]