1968 AFC Asian Cup qualification

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Qualification for the 1968 AFC Asian Cup. The winner of each group advances to the final tournament.

Zones[edit]

Central zone Eastern zone Western zone 1 Western zone 2

 Hong Kong
 Malaysia
 Singapore
 South Vietnam
 Thailand

 Indonesia
 Japan
 Philippines
 Republic of China
 South Korea

 Afghanistan *
 Iran **
 Israel
 Kuwait *

 Burma
 Cambodia
 Ceylon *
 India
 Pakistan

  • * Withdrew
  • ** Qualified as hosts[1]

Central zone[edit]

All matches held in Hong Kong.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Hong Kong 4 4 0 0 9 1 +8 8
 Thailand 4 2 0 2 5 4 +1 4
 South Vietnam 4 2 0 2 4 4 0 4
 Malaysia 4 1 1 2 4 5 −1 3
 Singapore 4 0 1 3 2 10 −8 1
22 March 1967
Hong Kong  2 – 0  South Vietnam

24 March 1967
Malaysia  1 – 1  Singapore

24 March 1967
Thailand  0 – 1  South Vietnam

26 March 1967
Thailand  4 – 1  Singapore

26 March 1967
Hong Kong  3 – 1  Malaysia

29 March 1967
South Vietnam  0 – 2  Malaysia

29 March 1967
Hong Kong  2 – 0  Singapore

31 March 1967
Thailand  1 – 0  Malaysia

2 April 1967
Hong Kong  2 – 0  Thailand

2 April 1967
South Vietnam  3 – 0  Singapore

Eastern zone[edit]

All matches held in Republic of China.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Republic of China 4 3 1 0 15 4 +11 7
 Japan 4 3 1 0 8 4 +4 7
 South Korea 4 1 1 2 9 4 +5 3
 Indonesia 4 1 1 2 10 6 +4 3
 Philippines 4 0 0 4 0 24 −24 0
27 July 1967
Republic of China  2 – 2  Japan

27 July 1967
South Korea  1 – 1  Indonesia

1 August 1967
Republic of China  9 – 0  Philippines

1 August 1967
Japan  2 – 1  South Korea

3 August 1967
Republic of China  3 – 2  Indonesia

3 August 1967
Japan  2 – 0  Philippines

5 August 1967
Japan  2 – 1  Indonesia

5 August 1967
South Korea  7 – 0  Philippines

7 August 1967
Republic of China  1 – 0  South Korea

7 August 1967
Indonesia  6 – 0  Philippines

Western zone 1[edit]

All the others withdrew, so  Israel qualified automatically.

Western zone 2[edit]

All matches held in Burma.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Burma 3 3 0 0 5 0 +5 6
 Cambodia 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 4
 Pakistan 3 0 1 2 1 4 −3 1
 India 3 0 1 2 2 6 −4 1
12 November 1967
Burma  2 – 0  India

13 November 1967
Cambodia  1 – 0  Pakistan

15 November 1967
Pakistan  1 – 1  India

16 November 1967
Burma  1 – 0  Cambodia

18 November 1967
Cambodia  3 – 1  India

19 November 1967
Burma  2 – 0  Pakistan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Malaysia to meet Iraq, Indonesia". The Straits Times. 27 December 1966. Retrieved 16 July 2012.