1960 AFC Asian Cup qualification

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  Qualified
  Did not qualify
  Withdrew before playing any matches
  Did not enter
  Not a AFC member

The qualification for the 1960 AFC Asian Cup consisted of 10 teams in three zones with the winners of each zone joining South Korea in the final tournament.

Zones[edit]

Central zone Eastern zone Western zone

 Burma *
 Cambodia *
 Indonesia **
 Malaysia
 Singapore
 South Vietnam
 Thailand *

 Hong Kong
 Japan *
 Philippines
 Republic of China

 Afghanistan *
 Ceylon *
 India
 Iran
 Israel
   Nepal *
 Pakistan

  • * Withdrew
  • **  Indonesia declined to participate due to an AFC membership dispute.[1]

Central zone[edit]

All matches held in Singapore.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Vietnam 2 2 0 0 5 1 +4 4
 Malaya 2 1 0 1 5 3 +2 2
 Singapore 2 0 0 2 3 9 –6 0

Singapore 2–5 Malaya

South Vietnam 1–0 Malaya
Ha Tam Goal 4'
Attendance: 9,806

Eastern zone[edit]

All matches held in Philippines.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Republic of China 2 2 0 0 14 8 +6 4
 Hong Kong 2 1 0 1 11 7 +4 2
 Philippines 2 0 0 2 4 14 –10 0

Philippines 4–7 Republic of China
Attendance: 12,000

Republic of China 7–4 Hong Kong
Attendance: 22,000

Western zone[edit]

All matches held in India.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Israel 6 3 2 1 10 8 +2 8
 Iran 6 3 1 2 12 10 +2 7
 Pakistan 6 2 1 3 8 10 –2 5
 India 6 2 0 4 7 9 –2 4
Israel 0–3 Iran
Hajari Goal 49'
Barmaki Goal 59'
Dehdari Goal 65'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: P. Chakravarthy (India)

India 1–0 Pakistan
D'Souza Goal
Attendance: 30,000

India 1–3 Israel
Devadas Goal 60' R. Levi Goal 35'43'53'
Attendance: 30,000

Pakistan 4–1 Iran
Haji Mokhtar Goal
Attendance: 15,000

Israel 2–0 Pakistan
R. Levi Goal 55'
Stelmach Goal 65'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: P. Chakravarthy (India)

India 3–1 Iran
Goswami Goal 64'
Khan Goal 66' (pen.)
Balaram Goal 80'
Dehdari Goal 62'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Rahman (Pakistan)

Israel 1–1 Iran
Menchel Goal 9' Hajari Goal 49'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: P. Chakravarthy (India)

India 0–1 Pakistan
Attendance: 30,000

Iran 4–1 Pakistan
Hajari Goal Goal Goal
Jamali Goal
Attendance: 16,000

India 1–2 Israel
Rehmatullah Goal 19' Stelmach Goal 11'
R. Levi Goal 75'
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Natarajan (Malaya)

Pakistan 2–2 Israel
Omar Goal 49'
Ghafoor Goal 57'
Menchel Goal 60'
Ratzabi Goal 68'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: A. N. Jayaraman (India)

India 1–2 Iran
Khan Goal 64' Dehdari Goal Goal
Attendance: 25,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hong Kong off to 7–1 Win in Asian Cup". Reuters. The Straits Times. 30 March 1959. Retrieved 16 July 2012.