|Host country Hong Kong|
Matches played 6
Top scorer Nahum Stelmach
|Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)|
Fourth place South Vietnam
Dates 1 Sep 1956 – 15 Sep 1956
|Champions South Korea (1st title)|
Champion South Korea national football team
Third place Hong Kong national football team
Similar 2014 AFC Challenge Cup, 2015 AFC Asian Cup Final, 2011 AFC Asian Cup Final, 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup, 1970 FIFA World Cup
The 1956 AFC Asian Cup was the inaugural tournament of the AFC Asian Cup. The final tournament was held in Hong Kong from 1 September to 15 September 1956. It was won by South Korea.
All times are Hong Kong Time (UTC+8)
With four goals, Nahum Stelmach is the top scorer in the tournament. In total, 27 goals were scored by 15 different players, with none of them credited as own goal.