Merdeka Tournament

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The Merdeka Tournament or the Pestabola Merdeka is a football tournament which is held in Malaysia.

Champions[edit | edit source]

Below are the list of champions in Pestabola Merdeka competitions since 1957.

Year Champions Runners-up Score in final Notes
1957  Hong Kong  Indonesia (tournament in group stages)
1958  Indonesia  Malaya
1959  India  Malaya
1960  Malaya  Hong Kong 1-0
1961  India
 United Arab Republic
1-1 First tournament to feature teams outside of Asia
Title shared after extra time
1962  Pakistan  Indonesia 2-0
1963  Malaya  South Vietnam (tournament in group stages)

Teams' achievements[edit | edit source]

Below are the record of teams in Pestabola Merdeka competitions (1957–present).

# Teams Champions Runners-up Trophy shared Total
1  Malaya 2 2 0 4
2  India 1 0 1 2
3  Indonesia 1 2 0 3
4  Hong Kong 1 1 0 2
5  Pakistan 1 0 0 1
6  United Arab Republic 0 0 1 1
7  South Vietnam 0 1 0 1

External links[edit | edit source]

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