1964 AFC Asian Cup
Top 5 1964 AFC Asian Cup related articles
|Asian Cup Israel 1964|
גביע אסיה בכדורגל 1964
Israeli team holds the Asian Cup
|Dates||26 May – 3 June|
|Venue(s)||4 (in 4 host cities)|
|Goals scored||13 (2.17 per match)|
|Attendance||99,000 (16,500 per match)|
(2 goals each)
The 1964 AFC Asian Cup was the 3rd 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 Israel from 26 May to 3 June 1964.
The tournament used a round-robin system with the winners from the West, Central 1 and 2 and East Asia zones and the team from the host nation (Israel) competing for the title. 11 of the 16 nations withdrew[fn 1] with the result that only one zone (combined Central 1 and 2) played any qualifying matches and the winners of 2 zones and host Israel qualified uncontested. Israel won the title with three wins.
|Ramat Gan||Haifa||Tel Aviv||Jerusalem|
|Ramat Gan Stadium||Kiryat Eliezer Stadium||Bloomfield Stadium||Hebrew University Stadium|
|Capacity: 41,583||Capacity: 17,000||Capacity: 22,000||Capacity: 16,000|
Hong Kong (winners of Central zone)
South Korea (sole competitor of East zone)
India (sole competitor of West zone)
|Cheung Yiu Kwok
|1964 AFC Asian Cup Winners|
With two goals, Inder Singh and Mordechai Spiegler were the top scorers in the tournament. In total, 13 goals were scored by 11 different players, with none of them credited as own goal.
- 2 goals
- 1 goal
1964 AFC Asian Cup Venues articles: 9
- Nations that withdrew: Afghanistan, Cambodia, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of China, and Singapore.
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