1960 AFC Asian Cup

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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

The 1960 AFC Asian Cup was the 2nd AFC Asian Cup, a football tournament that happens every four years. It is organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The tournament was played in South Korea from 14 October to 23 October 1960. The tournament was a round robin. The hosts South Korea won every single game.[1][2][3][4]

Venue[change | change source]

Seoul
Hyochang Stadium
Capacity: 15,194
Hyochang Stadium.JPG

Qualification[change | change source]

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


Results[change | change source]

All times are (UTC+9), the time used in South Korea.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Final result
1  South Korea (H) 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 6 Champions
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
(H) Host
South Korea 5–1 South Vietnam
Attendance: 30,000

South Korea 3–0 Israel
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Yozo Yokoyama (Japan)


South Vietnam 1–5 Israel
Attendance: 15,000


Israel 1–0 Republic of China
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Yozo Yokoyama (Japan)

Winners[change | change source]

 1960 AFC Asian Cup Winners 

South Korea
Second title

Goalscorers[change | change source]

Cho Yoon-Ok scored the most goals. He scored 4 goals. 19 goals were scored by 13 different players. There were no own goals.

4 goals

2 goals

1 goal

References[change | change source]

  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.

Other websites[change | change source]