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
Hong Kong  2–0  South Vietnam

Malaysia  1–1  Singapore

Thailand  0–1  South Vietnam

Thailand  4–1  Singapore

Hong Kong  3–1  Malaysia

South Vietnam  0–2  Malaysia

Hong Kong  2–0  Singapore

Thailand  1–0  Malaysia

Hong Kong  2–0  Thailand

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
Republic of China  2–2  Japan

South Korea  1–1  Indonesia

Republic of China  9–0  Philippines

Japan  2–1  South Korea

Republic of China  3–2  Indonesia

Japan  2–0  Philippines

Japan  2–1  Indonesia

South Korea  7–0  Philippines

Republic of China  1–0  South Korea

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
Burma  2–0  India

Cambodia  1–0  Pakistan

Pakistan  1–1  India
Subramanium [2]

Burma  1–0  Cambodia

Cambodia  3–1  India
P.Kannan Goal 89'[3]

Burma  2–0  Pakistan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Malaysia to meet Iraq, Indonesia". The Straits Times. 27 December 1966. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "A trip down memory lane". www.the-aiff.com. 31 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Cambodia prove too good for India". The Straits Times. 20 November 1967.