1961 AFC Youth Championship

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1961 AFC Youth Championship
Tournament details
Host country Thailand
Dates 10 April - 20 April
Teams 10
1960
1962

The AFC Youth Championship 1961 was held in Bangkok, Thailand. Burma and Indonesia drew in the final and shared the title.

Teams[edit]

The following teams entered the tournament:

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Indonesia 4 2 2 0 7 4 +3 6
 South Korea 4 1 3 0 8 4 +4 5
 Vietnam 4 2 1 1 10 5 +5 5
 Singapore 4 1 1 2 2 10 –8 3
 Japan 4 0 1 3 4 8 –4 1

It is not clear why South Korea finished above Vietnam in this group.

Japan  0–1  Singapore
Indonesia  2–0  Vietnam
Japan  1–1  South Korea
Vietnam  5–0  Singapore
Indonesia  2–2  South Korea
Vietnam  4–2  Japan
South Korea  4–0  Singapore
Indonesia  2–1  Japan
Singapore  1–1  Indonesia
South Korea  1–1  Vietnam

Group B[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Burma 4 3 1 0 13 8 +5 7
 Thailand 4 3 0 1 12 5 +7 6
 Malaya 4 2 1 1 15 7 +8 5
 Ceylon 4 1 0 3 9 13 –4 2
 Taiwan 4 0 0 4 4 20 –16 0


Thailand  4–1  Taiwan
Malaya  3–1  Ceylon
Burma  3–2  Taiwan
Thailand  4–1  Ceylon
Malaya  3–3  Burma
Ceylon  5–1  Taiwan
Burma  2–1  Thailand
Malaya  8–0  Taiwan
Burma  5–2  Ceylon
Thailand  3–1  Malaya

Third Place Match[edit]


Final[edit]

20 April 1961 (1961-04-20)
Indonesia  0 – 0 (aet)
Title shared
 Burma


 1961 AFC Youth Championship 

Burma
First title


 1961 AFC Youth Championship 

Indonesia
First title


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