1978 King's Cup

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1978 King's Cup
Tournament details
Host country  Thailand
City Bangkok
Teams 6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Malaysia Malaysia (4th title)

The 1978 King's Cup finals were held in Bangkok. This edition once again reverted to two groups of 3 teams. The winners and runners up advance.

Thailand entered this edition with an 'A' and 'B' squads. Indonesia was represented by clubside Persib.

The Groups[edit]

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

 Thailand (host country)
 Indonesia
 South Korea

 Malaysia
 Thailand 'B' Selection
 Singapore

Fixtures and results[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 South Korea 3 2 1 1 0 2 0 +2
 Thailand 'A' 2 2 1 0 1 3 2 +1
 Indonesia 1 2 0 1 1 0 3 −3

April 25, 1978
Thailand  'A' 3 – 0  Indonesia

April 27, 1978
South Korea  0 – 0  Indonesia

April 29, 1978
South Korea  2 – 0  Thailand 'A'

Group B[edit]

Results unknown

Semi-Finals[edit]



Thailand  'A'  Singapore

Singapore advanced, result unknown

Final[edit]

Winner[edit]

 1978 King's Cup Champion 

Malaysia
4th title