1961 AFC Youth Championship

The 1961 AFC Youth Championship was held in Bangkok, Thailand. Burma and Indonesia drew in the final and shared the title.

1961 AFC Youth Championship
Tournament details
Host countryThailand
Dates10–20 April
Teams10
Final positions
Champions Indonesia
 Burma
(joint title holders)
Third place Thailand
Fourth place South Korea
Tournament statistics
Matches played22
Goals scored87 (3.95 per match)
1960
1962

TeamsEdit

The following teams entered the tournament:

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Indonesia 4 2 2 0 7 4 +3 6 Advanced to final
2   South Korea 4 1 3 0 8 4 +4 5[a] Advanced to third place match
3   South Vietnam 4 2 1 1 10 5 +5 5[a]
4   Singapore 4 1 1 2 2 10 −8 3
5   Japan 4 0 1 3 4 8 −4 1
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ a b It is not clear why South Korea finished above Vietnam in this group.
Japan  0–1  Singapore



Indonesia  2–1  Japan

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Burma 4 3 1 0 13 8 +5 7 Advanced to final
2   Thailand 4 3 0 1 12 5 +7 6 Advanced to third place match
3   Malaya 4 2 1 1 15 7 +8 5
4   Ceylon 4 1 0 3 9 13 −4 2
5   Republic of China 4 0 0 4 4 20 −16 0
Source:  
Malaya  3–1  Ceylon

Thailand  4–1  Ceylon

Malaya  3–3  Burma

Burma  2–1  Thailand

Burma  5–2  Ceylon
Thailand  3–1  Malaya

Third place matchEdit

FinalEdit

Indonesia  0–0 (aet)
Title shared
  Burma

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