1969 King's Cup

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1969 King's Cup
Tournament details
Host country Thailand
Dates 19 November – 28 November
Teams (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions South Korea South Korea (1st title)
Runners-up  Indonesia
Third place  South Vietnam
Fourth place  Laos
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 54 (3.38 per match)

The 1969 King's Cup finals were held from November 19 to November 28, 1969, in Bangkok. This was the second edition of the international football competition. Indonesia were set to defend the championship they won in 1968.

The edition scrapped the Group Allocation stage and was increased to eight teams. Seven being national teams and one being a representative side.

The Groups[edit]

  • Two groups of four teams.
  • Winners and runner up qualifies for the semi-finals.
Group A Group B

 South Korea
 Laos
 Malaysia
 Thailand (host country)

 Indonesia
 Singapore
South Vietnam South Vietnam
Australia Western Australia

Fixtures and results[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 South Korea 7 3 2 1 0 4 0 +4
 Laos 4 3 1 1 1 5 6 −1
 Thailand 2 3 0 2 1 5 6 −1
 Malaysia 2 3 0 2 1 3 5 −2
November 19, 1969
Malaysia  2 – 2  Thailand

November 19, 1969
Laos  0 – 2  South Korea

November 21, 1969
Laos  4 – 3  Thailand

November 21, 1969
South Korea  2 – 0  Malaysia

November 23, 1969
South Korea  0 – 0  Thailand

November 23, 1969
Laos  1 – 1  Malaysia

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Indonesia 4 3 2 0 1 8 5 +3
South Vietnam South Vietnam 3 3 1 1 1 5 5 0
 Singapore 3 3 1 1 1 5 6 −1
Australia Western Australia 2 3 1 0 2 5 7 −2
November 19, 1969
Western Australia Australia 1 – 3 South Vietnam South Vietnam
Dick Hobson Goal 54' Quang Kim Phung Goal 5' Goal 29' Goal 65'

November 19, 1969
Indonesia  2 – 3  Singapore
Jacob Sihasale Goal 13'
Abdul Kadir Goal 50'
Quah Kim Swee Goal 20' Goal 23'
Rahmat bin Mohawar Goal 62'

November 21, 1969
Western Australia Australia 3 – 1  Singapore

November 21, 1969
Indonesia  3 – 1 South Vietnam South Vietnam

November 23, 1969
Western Australia Australia 1 – 3  Indonesia

November 23, 1969
Singapore  1 – 1 South Vietnam South Vietnam

Semi-Finals[edit]

November 26, 1969
South Korea  3 – 1 South Vietnam South Vietnam

November 26, 1969
Indonesia  3 – 1  Laos

3rd Place Match[edit]

November 28, 1969
Laos  0 – 7 South Vietnam South Vietnam

Final[edit]

November 28, 1969
Indonesia  0 – 1  South Korea

Winner[edit]

 1969 King's Cup Champion 

South Korea
1st title