1964 AFC Asian Cup

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1964 AFC Asian Cup
Asian Cup Israel 1964
גביע אסיה בכדורגל 1964
كأس الأمم الآسيوية لكرة القدم 1964
Israeli team holds the Asian Cup
Tournament details
Host country Israel
Dates 26 May – 3 June
Teams 4
Venue(s) (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Israel (1st title)
Runners-up  India
Third place  South Korea
Fourth place  Hong Kong
Tournament statistics
Matches played 6
Goals scored 13 (2.17 per match)
Attendance 99,000 (16,500 per match)
Top scorer(s) India Inder Singh
Israel Mordechai Spiegler
(2 goals)
1960
1968

The 1964 AFC Asian Cup was the third AFC Asian Cup football tournament. The finals were held in Israel from May 26 to June 3, 1964.

The tournament used a round-robin system, and host nation Israel won the title with a perfect record of three wins.

Venues[edit]

Ramat Gan Haifa Jaffa Jerusalem
Ramat Gan Stadium Kiryat Eliezer Stadium Bloomfield Stadium Hebrew University Stadium
Capacity: 41,583 Capacity: 14,002 Capacity: 17,500 Capacity: 10,000
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Qualification[edit]

Qualifiers

Squads[edit]

Results[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Israel 3 3 0 0 5 1 +4 6
 India 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 4
 South Korea 3 1 0 2 2 4 −2 2
 Hong Kong 3 0 0 3 1 5 −4 0
26 May 1964
16:30
Israel  1 – 0  Hong Kong
Spiegler Goal 76'
National Stadium, Ramat Gan
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Patrick Nice (Malaysia)

27 May 1964
16:30
South Korea  0 – 2  India
Appalaraju Goal 2'
I. Singh Goal 57'
Municipal Stadium, Haifa
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Davoud Nassiri (Iran)

29 May 1964
16:00
Israel  2 – 0  India
Spiegler Goal 29' (pen.)
Aharoni Goal 76'
Bloomfield Stadium, Jaffa
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Li Pak Tung (Malaysia)

31 May 1964
16:30
South Korea  1 – 0  Hong Kong
Bae Keum-Soo Goal 74'

2 June 1964
16:30
India  3 – 1  Hong Kong
I. Singh Goal 45'
Samajapati Goal 60'
Goswami Goal 77'
Cheung Yiu Kwok Goal 39'
Bloomfield Stadium, Jaffa
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Patrick Nice (Malaysia)

3 June 1964
16:00
South Korea  1 – 2  Israel
Huh Yoon-Jung Goal 79' Leon Goal 20'
Tish Goal 38'
Ramat Gan Stadium, Ramat Gan
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Davoud Nassiri (Iran)

Winners[edit]

 1964 AFC Asian Cup Winners 

Israel
First title

Scorers[edit]

With two goals, Inder Singh and Mordechai Spiegler are the top scorers in the tournament. In total, 13 goals were scored by 11 different players, with none of them credited as own goal.

2 goals
1 goal

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