Football at the 1961 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games

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Football at the 1959 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games
Tournament details
Host country Burma
City Bangkok
Dates December 11-16
Teams 6 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions  Burma (1st title)
Runners-up  Thailand
Third place  Malaya
Fourth place  South Vietnam
Tournament statistics
Matches played 8
1959
1963

Football was one of the twelve sports that was played at the 1961 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games which was held in Rangoon, Burma. Six teams competed in the second edition with the teams playing in two groups of three with the winner of each group qualifying through to the gold medal match.

Group Stage[edit | edit source]

Group A[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
 Burma 2 1 1 0 6 1 6.00 3
 Malaya 2 1 1 0 5 1 5.00 3
 Cambodia 2 0 0 2 0 9 0.00 0
11 December 1961
Burma  5–0  Cambodia
Bogyoke Aung San Stadium, Rangoon


12 December 1961
Cambodia  0–4  Malaya
Bogyoke Aung San Stadium, Rangoon


14 December 1961
Malaya  1–1  Burma
Bogyoke Aung San Stadium, Rangoon

Group B[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
 Thailand 2 2 0 0 11 0 n/a 4
 South Vietnam 2 1 0 1 6 1 6.00 2
 Laos 2 0 0 2 0 11 0.00 0
11 December 1961
Thailand  1–0  South Vietnam
Bogyoke Aung San Stadium, Rangoon


12 December 1961
South Vietnam  6–0  Laos
Bogyoke Aung San Stadium, Rangoon


14 December 1961
Laos  0–5  Thailand
Bogyoke Aung San Stadium, Rangoon

Placement matches[edit | edit source]

Bronze medal playoff[edit | edit source]

16 December 1961
Malaya  0–0  South Vietnam
Bogyoke Aung San Stadium, Rangoon

Gold medal playoff[edit | edit source]

16 December 1961
Burma  2–1  Thailand
Bogyoke Aung San Stadium, Rangoon

References[edit | edit source]

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