1960 AFC Asian Cup

The 1960 AFC Asian Cup was the 2nd edition of the men's AFC Asian Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The finals were hosted by South Korea from 14 October to 23 October 1960. The final tournament was organised on a round robin basis, and host country South Korea won with a perfect record of three wins.[1][2][3][4]

1960 AFC Asian Cup
Asian Cup Korea 1960
1960년 AFC 아시안컵
Tournament details
Host countrySouth Korea
Dates14–23 October
Teams4
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions South Korea (2nd title)
Runners-up Israel
Third place Republic of China
Fourth place South Vietnam
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored19 (3.17 per match)
Top scorer(s)South Korea Cho Yoon-ok
(4 goals)
1956
1964

VenuesEdit

Seoul
Hyochang Stadium
Capacity: 15,194
 

QualificationEdit

 
  Qualified
  Did not qualify
  Withdrew before playing any matches
  Did not enter
  Not an AFC member
Team Qualified as Qualified on Previous appearance
  South Korea Hosts 1 (1956)
  South Vietnam Central Zone winners 13 May 1959 1 (1956)
  Republic of China Eastern zone winners 3 April 1959 0 (debut)
  Israel Western Zone winners 17 December 1959 1 (1956)

SquadsEdit

ResultsEdit

All times are Korea Standard Time (UTC+9)

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   South Korea (H, C) 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 6
2   Israel 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 4
3   Republic of China 3 1 0 2 2 2 0 2
4   South Vietnam 3 0 0 3 2 12 −10 0
Source: RSSSF
(C) Champion; (H) Host
South Korea  5–1  South Vietnam
Cho Yoon-ok   15', 71'
Woo Sang-kwon   27'
Choi Chung-min   47'
Moon Jung-sik   56'
Nguyễn Văn Tu   70'
Attendance: 30,000

Republic of China  2–0  South Vietnam
Luk Man Wai   51'
Yiu Cheuk Yin  

South Korea  3–0  Israel
Cho Yoon-ok   17', 60'
Woo Sang-kwon   30'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Yozo Yokoyama (Japan)

South Vietnam  1–5  Israel
Trần Văn Nhung   68' (pen.) R. Levi   13'
Stelmach   18'
S. Levi   25'
Menchel   32'
Aharonskind   70'
Attendance: 15,000

South Korea  1–0  Republic of China
Moon Jung-sik   54'

Israel  1–0  Republic of China
S. Levi   72'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Yozo Yokoyama (Japan)

WinnersEdit

 1960 AFC Asian Cup Winners 
 
South Korea
Second title

GoalscorersEdit

With four goals, Cho Yoon-Ok is the top scorer in the tournament. In total, 19 goals were scored by 13 different players, with none of them credited as own goal.

4 goals

2 goals

1 goal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Asian Cup: Know Your History - Part One (1956-1988)". Goal.com. 2011-01-07. Retrieved 2015-05-05.
  2. ^ "Asian Cup 1960 South Korea » Final round". Retrieved 4 December 2021.
  3. ^ "1960 AFC Asian Cup". Retrieved 4 December 2021.
  4. ^ "Asian Cup 1960". Retrieved 4 December 2021.

External linksEdit