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1960 AFC Asian Cup

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Host country  South Korea
Runners-up  Israel
Matches played  6
Top scorer  Cho Yoon-ok
Goals scored  19
Venue(s)  1 (in 1 host city)
Fourth place  South Vietnam
Dates  14 Oct 1960 – 23 Oct 1960
Teams  4
1960 AFC Asian Cup
Champions  South Korea (2nd title)
Champion  South Korea national football team
Third place  Chinese Taipei national football team
Similar  1964 AFC Asian Cup, 1972 AFC Asian Cup, 1968 AFC Asian Cup, 1980 AFC Asian Cup, 1988 AFC Asian Cup

The 1960 AFC Asian Cup was the second edition of the tournament. The finals were hosted by South Korea from October 14 to October 23, 1960. The final tournament was organised on a round robin basis, and host country South Korea won with a perfect record of three wins.



  •  South Korea (as hosts)
  •  Israel (winner western zone)
  •  South Vietnam (winner central zone)
  •  Republic of China (winner eastern zone)
  • Results

    All times are Korea Standard Time (UTC+9)


    With four goals, Cho Yoon-Ok is the top scorer in the tournament. In total, 19 goals were scored by 13 different players, with none of them credited as own goal.


    1960 AFC Asian Cup Wikipedia

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