1968 AFC Asian Cup
|جام ملتهای آسیا ۱۹۶۸|
|Venue(s)||1 (in 1 host city)|
|Champions||Iran (1st title)|
|Fourth place||Republic of China|
|Goals scored||32 (3.2 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)|| Homayoun Behzadi|
(4 goals each)
The 1968 AFC Asian Cup was the 4th 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 Iran from 10 to 19 May 1968.
Qualification[change | change source]
|Team||Qualified as||Qualified on||Previous appearance|
|Hong Kong||Central Zone winners||2 April 1967||2 (1956, 1964)|
|Republic of China||Eastern zone winners||7 August 1967||1 (1960)|
|Israel||Western Zone 1 winners||1967||2 (1956, 1960, 1964)|
|Burma||Western Zone 2 winners||16 November 1967||0 (debut)|
Squads[change | change source]
Venues[change | change source]
Results[change | change source]
|4||Republic of China||4||0||2||2||3||10||−7||2|
|Republic of China||1–1||Burma|
|Iran||4–0||Republic of China|
|Hong Kong||1–1||Republic of China|
|Israel||4–1||Republic of China|
Goalscorers[change | change source]
Homayoun Behzadi, Giora Spiegel and Moshe Romano scored the most goals. They each scored 4 goals. 32 goals were scored by 19 or 20 different players. There were no own goals.
- 4 goals
- 2 goals
- 1 goal
References[change | change source]
- "Asian Cup: Know Your History – Part One (1956–1988)". Goal.com. 7 January 2011. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
- "1968 AFC Asian Cup". Retrieved 2 December 2021.
- "Asian Cup 1968". Retrieved 2 December 2021.
- "Asian Cup 1968 Iran » Final round". Retrieved 2 December 2021.