1960 AFC Asian Cup qualification

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The qualification for the 1960 AFC Asian Cup was contested by twelve teams separated into three zones. The winner of each zone would join hosts Korea in the final tournament. Qualification was done in a group stage format with only the top team qualifying through to the 1960 edition.

Zones[edit | edit source]

Central zone Eastern zone Western zone

 Burma
 Cambodia*
 Ceylon *
 Thailand *
 Malaya
 Singapore

 Hong Kong
 Philippines
 Republic of China
 South Japan*
 South Vietnam **
 Westrailia

 Afghanistan *
 India
 Iran
 Israel
 Lebanon *
 Pakistan

* Withdrew
** South Vietnam was moved to the Central zone for balancing.

Eastern zone[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Hong Kong 3 3 0 0 14 3 +11 6
 Republic of China 3 2 0 1 13 8 +5 4
 Westrailia 3 1 0 2 5 9 –4 2
 Philippines 3 0 0 3 4 16 –12 0
23 March 1959
Philippines  2–4  Westrailia
Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila
Attendance: 13,000


24 March 1959
Hong Kong  5–3  Republic of China
Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila
Attendance: 9,000


26 March 1959
Philippines  0–6  Hong Kong
Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila
Attendance: 13,000


27 March 1959
Westrailia  1–4  Republic of China
Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila
Attendance: 11,000


29 March 1959
Philippines  2–6  Republic of China
Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila
Attendance: 10,000


30 March 1959
Hong Kong  3–0  Westrailia
Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila
Attendance: 10,000

Central zone[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Malaya 3 2 1 0 7 2 +5 5
 South Vietnam 3 1 2 0 5 2 +3 4
 Singapore 3 1 0 2 2 7 –5 2
 Burma 3 0 1 2 3 7 –4 1
3 May 1959
20:00
Burma  0–3  Malaya



7 May 1959
20:00
Singapore  2–4  Malaya


9 May 1959
20:00
South Vietnam  2–2  Burma


11 May 1959
20:00
Singapore  2–1  Burma


13 May 1959
20:00
South Vietnam  0–0  Malaya

Western zone[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Iran 6 4 0 2 9 9 0 8
 Pakistan 6 3 1 2 8 7 +1 7
 India 6 2 2 2 10 7 +3 6
 Israel 6 0 3 3 5 9 –4 3
5 December 1959
Iran  2–1  Israel
Maharaja College Stadium, Kochi
Attendance: 28,000


7 December 1959
India  2–0  Pakistan
Maharaja College Stadium, Kochi
Attendance: 30,000


8 December 1959
India  2–2  Israel
Maharaja College Stadium, Kochi
Attendance: 30,000


9 December 1959
Pakistan  3–0  Iran
Maharaja College Stadium, Kochi
Attendance: 12,000


10 December 1959
Israel  1–1  Pakistan
Maharaja College Stadium, Kochi
Attendance: 10,000


11 December 1959
India  5–0  Iran
Maharaja College Stadium, Kochi
Attendance: 20,000


12 December 1959
Israel  0–1  Iran
Maharaja College Stadium, Kochi
Attendance: 11,000


13 December 1959
India  1–2  Pakistan
Maharaja College Stadium, Kochi
Attendance: 30,000


14 December 1959
Iran  4–0  Pakistan
Maharaja College Stadium, Kochi
Attendance: 15,000


16 December 1959
India  1–1  Israel
Maharaja College Stadium, Kochi
Attendance: 32,000


17 December 1959
Pakistan  2–0  Israel
Maharaja College Stadium, Kochi
Attendance: 10,000


18 December 1959
India  0–2  Iran
Maharaja College Stadium, Kochi
Attendance: 20,000

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