1968 AFC Asian Cup
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|جام ملتهای آسیا ۱۹۶۸|
|Venue(s)||1 (in 1 host city)|
|Champions||Iran (1st title)|
|Fourth place||Republic of China|
|Goals scored||32 (3.2 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)|| Homayoun Behzadi|
(4 goals each)
The 1968 AFC Asian Cup was the 4th edition of the men's AFC Asian Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The finals were held in Iran between 10 and 19 May 1968. It was organized on a round robin basis, with the home team Iran winning with a perfect record of four wins.
Except Iran, none of the other four teams that played in this tournament has ever appeared again in the Asian Cup finals as of 2019.
- Iran (as hosts)
- Israel (Winners of Western zone 1)
- Burma (Winners of Western zone 2)
- Hong Kong (Winners of Central zone)
- Republic of China (Winners of Eastern zone)
|Republic of China||4||0||2||2||3||10||−7||2|
|Yuan Kuan Yick 76'||Spiegler 9', 53'
Spiegel 52', 65'
Romano 61', 71'
|Iran||4–0||Republic of China|
|Suk Bahadur 42'|
|Aung Khi 50'||Kalani 2'
|Israel||4–1||Republic of China|
|Romano 2', 60'
|Li Huan-wen 45+1'|
|AFC Asian Cup 1968 Winners|
With 4 goals, Homayoun Behzadi of Iran, Giora Spiegel and Moshe Romano of Israel are the top scorers of the tournament. In total, 32 goals were scored by 19 or 20 different players, with none of them credited as own goal.
- 4 goals
- 2 goals
- 1 goal
- "Asian Cup: Know Your History – Part One (1956–1988)". Goal.com. 7 January 2011. Retrieved 3 May 2015.