Football at the Southeast Asian Games

Football has been part of the Southeast Asian Games sport since the 1959 edition. The women's football competition was held for the first time in 1985 in Thailand.

Football at the Southeast Asian Games
Founded1959 (men)
1985 (women)
RegionSoutheast Asia (AFF)
Number of teamsat most 11 (men)
at most 11 (women)
Current champions Vietnam (men; 2nd title)
 Vietnam
(women; 6th title)
Most successful team(s) Thailand (men; 16 titles)
 Vietnam
(women; 6 titles)
2019 Southeast Asian Games

From the 2001 Southeast Asian Games to the 2015 Southeast Asian Games, the age limit for men's teams was under-23 plus up to three over-aged players for each squad.

Since the 2017 Southeast Asian Games, the age limit for men's teams is under-22. At the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, two over-aged players were allowed for each team.

Thailand and Vietnam are the only two nations have won both Gold medals of Men's and Women's tournament in a Southeast Asian Games.

ResultsEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Southeast Asian Peninsular GamesEdit

Year Host Gold medal match Bronze medal match
Gold Medal Score Silver Medal Bronze Medal Score Fourth Place
1959
Details
 
Bangkok
 
South Vietnam
3–1  
Thailand
 
Malaya
1  
Myanmar
1961
Details
 
Rangoon
 
Malaya
2–0  
Burma
 
South Vietnam
 
Thailand
1–1 2
1965
Details
 
Kuala Lumpur
 
Burma
 
Thailand
2–2 2 (shared gold)2  
South Vietnam
2–0  
Malaysia
1967
Details
 
Bangkok
 
Burma
2–1  
South Vietnam
 
Thailand
5–2  
Laos
1969
Details
 
Rangoon
 
Burma
3–0  
Thailand
 
Laos
 
Malaysia
3
1971
Details
 
Kuala Lumpur
 
Burma
2–1  
Malaysia
 
Thailand
 
South Vietnam
0–0 2
1973
Details
 
Singapore
 
Burma
3–2  
South Vietnam
 
Malaysia
3–0  
Singapore
1975
Details
 
Bangkok
 
Thailand
2–1  
Malaysia
 
Burma
 
Singapore
2–2 (a.e.t.)2

1 Decided by round-robin standings.
2 The title was shared.
3 There was no bronze medal game held.

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Year Host Gold medal match Bronze medal match
Gold Medal Score Silver Medal Bronze Medal Score Fourth Place
1977
Details
  Kuala Lumpur  
Malaysia
2–0  
Thailand
 
Burma
Walkover4  
Indonesia
1979
Details
  Jakarta  
Malaysia
1–0  
Indonesia
 
Thailand
(RR)5  
Singapore
1981
Details
  Manila  
Thailand
2–1  
Malaysia
 
Indonesia
2–0  
Singapore
1983
Details
  Singapore  
Thailand
2–1  
Singapore
 
Malaysia
5–0  
Brunei
1985
Details
  Bangkok  
Thailand
2–0  
Singapore
 
Malaysia
1–0  
Indonesia
1987
Details
  Jakarta  
Indonesia
1–0 (a.e.t.)  
Malaysia
 
Thailand
4–0  
Burma
1989
Details
  Kuala Lumpur  
Malaysia
3–1  
Singapore
 
Indonesia
1–1 (a.e.t.)
9–8 (p)
 
Thailand
1991
Details
  Manila  
Indonesia
0–0 (a.e.t.)
4–3 (p)
 
Thailand
 
Singapore
2–0  
Philippines
1993
Details
  Singapore  
Thailand
4–3  
Myanmar
 
Singapore
3–1  
Indonesia
1995
Details
  Chiang Mai  
Thailand
4–0  
Vietnam
 
Singapore
1–0  
Myanmar
1997
Details
  Jakarta  
Thailand
1–1 (a.e.t.)
4–2 (p)
 
Indonesia
 
Vietnam
1–0  
Singapore
1999
Details
  Bandar Seri Begawan  
Thailand
2–0  
Vietnam
 
Indonesia
0–0 (a.e.t.)
4–2 (p)
 
Singapore
2001
Details
  Kuala Lumpur  
Thailand
1–0  
Malaysia
 
Myanmar
1–0  
Indonesia
2003
Details
  Hanoi / Ho Chi Minh City  
Thailand
2–1 (a.e.t.)  
Vietnam
 
Malaysia
1–1 (a.e.t.)
4–2 (p)
 
Myanmar
2005
Details
  Bacolod  
Thailand
3–0  
Vietnam
 
Malaysia
1–0  
Indonesia
2007
Details
  Nakhon Ratchasima  
Thailand
2–0  
Myanmar
 
Singapore
5–0  
Vietnam
2009
Details
  Vientiane  
Malaysia
1–0  
Vietnam
 
Singapore
3–1  
Laos
2011
Details
  Jakarta  
Malaysia
1–1 (a.e.t.)
4–3 (p)
 
Indonesia
 
Myanmar
4–1  
Vietnam
2013
Details
  Naypyidaw / Yangon  
Thailand
1–0  
Indonesia
 
Singapore
2–1  
Malaysia
2015
Details
  Singapore  
Thailand
3–0  
Myanmar
 
Vietnam
5–0  
Indonesia
2017
Details
  Kuala Lumpur  
Thailand
1–0  
Malaysia
 
Indonesia
3–1  
Myanmar
2019
Details
  Manila / Biñan / Imus  
Vietnam
[1]
3–0  
Indonesia
 
Myanmar
2–2
5–4 (p)
 
Cambodia

4 Indonesia did not turn up at the appointed time. After waiting for 15 minutes the referee called off the game and reported to the technical committee which awarded the bronze to Burma.
5 Decided by round-robin standings.

Women's tournamentEdit

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

1 Played as round-robin.
Year Host Gold medal match Bronze medal match
Gold Medal Score Silver Medal Bronze Medal Score Fourth Place
1985
Details
 
Bangkok
 
Thailand
(RR)1  
Singapore
 
Philippines
1995
Details
 
Chiang Mai
 
Thailand
1–0  
Malaysia
 
Myanmar
No play-off  
Philippines
1997
Details
 
Jakarta
 
Thailand
5–1  
Myanmar
 
Vietnam
2–0  
Indonesia
2001
Details
 
Kuala Lumpur
 
Vietnam
4–0  
Thailand
 
Myanmar
3–0  
Indonesia
2003
Details
 
Hai Phong / Nam Dinh
 
Vietnam
2–1  
Myanmar
 
Thailand
6–1  
Malaysia
2005
Details
 
Marikina
 
Vietnam
1–0  
Myanmar
 
Thailand
No play-off  
Philippines
2007
Details
 
Nakhon Ratchasima
 
Thailand
2–0  
Vietnam
 
Myanmar
5–0  
Laos
2009
Details
 
Vientiane
 
Vietnam
0–0 (a.e.t.)
3–0 (p)
 
Thailand
 
Myanmar
No play-off  
Laos
2013
Details
 
Mandalay
 
Thailand
2–1  
Vietnam
 
Myanmar
6–0  
Malaysia
2017
Details
 
Kuala Lumpur
 
Vietnam
(RR)1  
Thailand
 
Myanmar
(RR)1  
Philippines
2019
Details
 
Manila / Biñan
 
Vietnam
1–0 (a.e.t.)  
Thailand
 
Myanmar
2–1  
Philippines

Medal tallyEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Thailand164525
2  Malaysia[1]66719
3  Myanmar[2]54514
4  Vietnam[3]27514
5  Indonesia25411
6  Singapore03710
7  Laos0011
Totals (7 nations)31293494
  • ^[1] – Competed as Malaya in the inaugural games until 1961.
  • ^[2] – Competed as Burma until 1987.
  • ^[3] – Including South Vietnam.

Women's tournamentEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Vietnam6219
2  Thailand54211
3  Myanmar03710
4  Malaysia0101
  Singapore0101
6  Philippines0011
Totals (6 nations)11111133

All tournamentsEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Thailand218736
2  Vietnam89623
3  Malaysia67720
4  Myanmar571224
5  Indonesia25411
6  Singapore04711
7  Laos0011
  Philippines0011
Totals (8 nations)424045127

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017 SEA Asian Games football competition to be playground for under-22 players". Tuổi Trẻ. 1 December 2015. Retrieved 26 December 2015.

External linksEdit