Football at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's qualification

The qualification for football tournament at the 1964 Summer Olympics.

QualificationsEdit

The final tournament had 16 spots.

Automatic qualification was granted to   Japan as hosts, and   Yugoslavia as title holder. The others were allocated as follows:

EuropeEdit

South AmericaEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Argentina (Q) 5 5 0 0 11 1 +10 10
2   Brazil 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 5
3   Peru 4 2 1 1 6 2 +4 5
4   Colombia 6 1 2 3 6 10 −4 4
5   Uruguay 5 0 3 2 3 7 −4 3
6   Chile 4 1 1 2 2 6 −4 3
7   Ecuador 5 0 2 3 4 10 −6 2
Source: [1]
(Q) Qualified to the phase indicated.

North and Central AmericaEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Curaçao   2–4   Dutch Guiana 2–1 0–3

Final roundEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Mexico 3 3 0 0 13 2 +11 6
2   Dutch Guiana 3 2 0 1 5 5 0 4
3   United States 3 1 0 2 7 7 0 2
4   Panama 3 0 0 3 4 15 −11 0
Updated to match(es) played on 20 March 1964. Source: [2]

AfricaEdit

Group 1Edit

First roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Uganda   2–7   United Arab Republic 1–4 1–3
Sudan   w/o   Rhodesia

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
United Arab Republic   7–4   Sudan 4–1 3–3

United Arab Republic qualified for the 1964 Summer Olympics.

Group 2Edit

First roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Liberia   4–6   Ghana 4–5 0–1
Dahomey   4–4 (t)   Tunisia 2–2 1–1 1–1

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Ghana   3–2   Tunisia 2–0 1–2

Ghana qualified for the 1964 Summer Olympics.

Group 3Edit

First roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Kenya   5–10   Ethiopia 4–3 1–7
Nigeria   4–4   Morocco 3–0 1–4 1–2

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Ethiopia   0–2   Morocco 0–1 0–1

Morocco qualified for the 1964 Summer Olympics.

AsiaEdit

Preliminary RoundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
South Korea   (w/o)1 2–2   Republic of China 2–1 0–1
Malaysia   3–4   Thailand 1–1 2–3
Iran   4–2   Pakistan 4–1 0–1
Ceylon   3–12   India 3–5 0–7

1Republic of China refused to play in a neutral ground for play-off, so they withdrew.

South Korea  2–1  Republic of China
Republic of China  1–0  South Korea

2–2 on aggregate. But   Republic of China refused to play in a neutral ground for play-off, so   South Korea advanced to Round One.

Thailand won 4–3 on aggregate

Iran  4–1  Pakistan
Pakistan  1–0  Iran

Iran won 4–2 on aggregate

Ceylon  3–5  India
India  7–0  Ceylon

India won 12–3 on aggregate

Round OneEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
South Korea   w/o 1   Philippines
South Vietnam   2–1   Israel 0–1 2–0
Thailand   w/o 1   Indonesia
Myanmar   0–1   North Korea 0–0 0–1
Iraq   0–4   Iran 0–0 0–4
India   w/o 1   Lebanon

1Philippines, Indonesia, Lebanon withdrew.

South Vietnam  0–1  Israel
Report   20' Reuven Young
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Greg da Silva (Malaysia)
Israel  0–2  South Vietnam
Report   27' Nguyễn Văn Quảng
  41' Nguyễn Văn Ngôn
Attendance: 36,937
Referee: Hakkı Gürüz (Turkey)

South Vietnam won 2–1 on aggregate

Myanmar  0–0  North Korea
North Korea  1–0  Myanmar

North Korea won 1–0 on aggregate

Iraq  0–0  Iran
Iran  4–0  Iraq

Iran won 4–0 on aggregate

Round TwoEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
South Korea   5–2   South Vietnam 3–0 2–2
North Korea   7–0   Thailand 2–0 5–0
Iran   6–1   India 3–0 3–1
South Korea  3–0  South Vietnam
South Vietnam  2–2  South Korea

South Korea won 5–2 on aggregate, so South Korea qualified.

North Korea  2–0  Thailand
Thailand  0–5  North Korea

All games played in Burma, North Korea won 7–0 on aggregate, so North Korea qualified.

Iran  3–0  India
India  1–3  Iran

Iran won 6–1 on aggregate, so Iran qualified.

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