1964 AFC Asian Cup
|Asian Cup Israel 1964|
גביע אסיה בכדורגל 1964
|Dates||26 May – 3 June|
|Venue(s)||4 (in 4 host cities)|
|Champions||Israel (1st title)|
|Third place||South Korea|
|Fourth place||Hong Kong|
|Goals scored||13 (2.17 per match)|
|Attendance||99,000 (16,500 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)|| Inder Singh|
(2 goals each)
The 1964 AFC Asian Cup was the 3rd 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 Israel from 26 May to 3 June 1964.
Venues[change | change source]
|Ramat Gan||Haifa||Tel Aviv||Jerusalem|
|Ramat Gan Stadium||Kiryat Eliezer Stadium||Bloomfield Stadium||Hebrew University Stadium|
|Capacity: 51,000||Capacity: 17,000||Capacity: 22,000||Capacity: 16,000|
Qualification[change | change source]
|Team||Qualified as||Qualified on||Previous appearance|
|Hong Kong||Central Zone winners||14 December 1963||1|
|South Korea||Eastern zone winners (automatically qualified)||1963||2|
|India||Western Zone winners (automatically qualified)||1963||0|
Results[change | change source]
|South Korea||1–0||Hong Kong|
Winners[change | change source]
|1964 AFC Asian Cup Winners|
Scorers[change | change source]
Inder Singh and Mordechai Spiegler scored the most goals. They each scored 2 goals. 13 goals were scored by 11 different players. There were no own goals.
- 2 goals
- 1 goal
Notes[change | change source]
- Afghanistan, Cambodia, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of China and Singapore withdrew from qualifying.
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