1972 AFC Youth Championship

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1972 AFC Youth Championship
Tournament details
Host country Thailand
Dates 14 April – 30 April
Teams 17
Final positions
Champions  Israel (6th title)
Runners-up  South Korea
Third place  Iran
Fourth place  Thailand
1971
1973

The AFC Youth Championship 1972 was held in Bangkok, Thailand.

Teams[edit]

The following teams entered the tournament:

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Israel 3 3 0 0 15 0 +15 6
 Thailand 3 2 0 1 9 2 +7 4
 India 3 1 0 2 8 11 –3 2
   Nepal 3 0 0 3 0 19 –19 0


14 April Thailand  5–0    Nepal
16 April Israel  7–0  India
19 April Thailand  4–1  India
20 April Nepal    0–7  Israel
22 April Thailand  0–1  Israel
23 April Nepal    0–7  India

Group B[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Japan 4 2 2 0 11 3 +8 6
 Singapore 4 3 0 1 10 3 +7 6
 Malaysia 4 2 1 1 16 3 +13 5
 Hong Kong 4 1 1 2 15 7 +8 3
 Brunei 4 0 0 4 0 36 –36 0


15 April Japan  3–0  Singapore
Malaysia  11–0  Brunei
17 April Singapore  8–0  Brunei
Hong Kong  2–2  Japan
19 April Japan  1–1  Malaysia
Hong Kong  0–1  Singapore
21 April Malaysia  4–1  Hong Kong
Japan  5–0  Brunei
23 April Singapore  1–0  Malaysia
Hong Kong  12–0  Brunei

Group C[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Burma 3 3 0 0 12 0 +12 6
 Indonesia 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 4
 Taiwan 3 0 1 2 1 7 –6 1
 Khmer 3 0 1 2 0 8 –8 0


16 April Burma  5–0  Khmer
Indonesia  3–1  Taiwan
18 April Taiwan  0–0  Khmer
20 April Indonesia  0–3  Burma
22 April Burma  4–0  Taiwan
24 April Indonesia  3–0  Khmer

Group D[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Korea 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 5
 Iran 3 2 0 1 6 1 +5 4
 Laos 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 3
 Philippines 3 0 0 3 1 10 –9 1


14 April South Korea  0–0  Laos
15 April Iran  2–0  Philippines
17 April Iran  4–0  Laos
19 April Laos  4–0  Philippines
21 April Iran  0–1  South Korea
24 April South Korea  4–1  Philippines

Quarterfinals[edit]

25 April 1972 (1972-04-25)
Israel  3–0  Singapore

25 April 1972 (1972-04-25)
Japan  1–2  Thailand

26 April 1972 (1972-04-26)
Burma  w/o
[note 1]
 Iran

26 April 1972 (1972-04-26)
Indonesia  1–2  South Korea

Semifinals[edit]

28 April 1972 (1972-04-28)
Israel  1–0  Iran

28 April 1972 (1972-04-28)
Thailand  0–1  South Korea

Third place match[edit]

30 April 1972 (1972-04-30)
Iran  3–0  Thailand

Final[edit]

30 April 1972 (1972-04-30)
Israel  1–0  South Korea


 1972 AFC Youth Championship 

Israel
Sixth title

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The match was abandoned at the 50th minute, with Burma leading 2–1, after the referee sent 5 of the Burmese players off.

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