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Football at the 1951 Asian Games was held in New Delhi, India from 5 to 11 March 1951. In this tournament, six teams played in the men's competition. The games lasted only 60 minutes.

Men
at the 1951 Asian Games
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MedalistsEdit

SquadsEdit

DrawEdit

The draw for the Games was held on 25 February 1951 at a conference chaired by Guru Dutt Sondhi, who headed an executive committee for the purpose, in New Delhi. Japan and Afghanistan received byes in the first round; the former would play the winner of Iran v. Burma and the latter to play the winner of India v. Indonesia games. It was also announced that the matches would be played in two halves of 30 minutes each with a 5-minute interval, and a 15 minute extra-time with a 1-minute interval, when a result is not produced in regulation time.[1]

ResultsEdit

All times are India Standard Time (UTC+05:00)

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
5 March
 
 
  Iran2
 
7 March (rep. 8 March)
 
  Burma0
 
  Iran (r)0 (3)
 
 
 
  Japan0 (2)
 
  Japan
 
10 March
 
Bye
 
  Iran0
 
5 March
 
  India1
 
  India3
 
7 March
 
  Indonesia0
 
  India3
 
 
 
  Afghanistan0 3rd place match
 
  Afghanistan
 
9 March
 
Bye
 
  Japan2
 
 
  Afghanistan0
 

QuarterfinalsEdit

Iran  2–0  Burma
Alavinejad   17'
Kouzehkanani   60'

India  3–0  Indonesia
Mewalal   27'42'
Venkatesh   44'

SemifinalsEdit

Iran  0–0 (a.e.t.)  Japan

India  3–0  Afghanistan
Venkatesh   10'
Mewalal   16'
Nandy   55'

Replay
Iran  3–2  Japan
Masoud-Ansari   21'42'
Boroumand   58'
Tokita   40'
Ninomiya   50'

3rd place matchEdit

Japan  2–0  Afghanistan
Iwatani   40'45'

FinalEdit

Iran  0–1  India
Mewalal   34'

GoalscorersEdit

Final standingEdit

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
    India 3 3 0 0 7 0 +7 6
    Iran 4 2 1 1 5 3 +2 5
    Japan 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 3
4   Afghanistan 2 0 0 2 0 5 −5 0
5   Burma 1 0 0 1 0 2 −2 0
6   Indonesia 1 0 0 1 0 3 −3 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Football Draw for Asian Games". The Indian Express. 27 February 1951. p. 4.

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