1968 AFC Youth Championship

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1968 AFC Youth Championship
Tournament details
Host country South Korea
Dates 2 May - 16 May
Teams 12
Final positions
Champions  Burma (5th title)
Runners-up  Malaysia
1967
1969

The AFC Youth Championship 1968 was held in Seoul, South Korea.

Teams[edit]

The following teams entered the tournament:

First Round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Korea 3 3 0 0 10 2 +8 6
 Thailand 3 1 1 1 6 5 +1 3
 Hong Kong 3 0 2 1 3 6 –3 2
 Japan 3 0 1 2 0 6 –6 1


2 May South Korea  4–1  Hong Kong
Thailand  3–0  Japan
4 May Hong Kong  2–2  Thailand
5 May South Korea  3–0  Japan
7 May Japan  0–0  Hong Kong
8 May South Korea  3–1  Thailand

Group B[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Burma 3 3 0 0 14 0 +14 6
 Philippines 3 1 0 2 3 7 –4 2
 Singapore 3 1 0 2 4 9 –5 2
 South Vietnam 3 1 0 2 2 7 –5 2


3 May Philippines  3–1  Singapore
Burma  4–0  South Vietnam
5 May South Vietnam  1–0  Philippines
Burma  5–0  Singapore
8 May Burma  5–0  Philippines
Singapore  3–1  South Vietnam

Group C[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Israel 3 3 0 0 13 0 +13 6
 Malaysia 3 2 0 1 6 6 0 4
 India 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 2
 Taiwan 3 0 0 3 1 14 –13 0


4 May Malaysia  2–1  India
Israel  7–0  Taiwan
7 May India  3–0  Taiwan
Israel  4–0  Malaysia
9 May Israel  2–0  India
Malaysia  4–1  Taiwan

Second Round[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Israel 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 3
 Burma 2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 3
 Thailand 2 0 0 2 1 5 –4 0


11 May Israel  2–0  Thailand
12 May Israel  1–1  Burma
13 May Burma  3–1  Thailand

Group 2[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Korea 2 2 0 0 7 1 +6 4
 Malaysia 2 1 0 1 2 5 –3 2
 Philippines 2 0 0 2 2 5 –3 0


11 May South Korea  3–1  Philippines
12 May Malaysia  2–1  Philippines
13 May South Korea  4–0  Malaysia

Semifinals[edit]

15 May 1968 (1968-05-15)
South Korea  1 – 1
Burma win coin toss
 Burma
15 May 1968 (1968-05-15)
Israel  0 – 1  Malaysia


Third Place Match[edit]

16 May 1968 (1968-05-16)
South Korea  0 – 0
third place shared
 Israel


Final[edit]

16 May 1968 (1968-05-16)
Burma  4 – 0  Malaysia


 1968 AFC Youth Championship 

Burma
Fifth title

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