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1968 AFC Asian Cup

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Host country  Iran
Champions  Iran (1st title)
Fourth place  Republic of China
Teams  5
Matches played  10
Venue(s)  1 (in 1 host city)
Runners-up  Burma
Dates  10 May 1968 – 19 May 1968
Goals scored  32
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Top scorer(s)  Homayoun Behzadi Moshe Romano Giora Spiegel (4 goals each)
Champion  Iran national football team
Third place  Israel national football team
Similar  1972 AFC Asian Cup, 1964 AFC Asian Cup, 1976 AFC Asian Cup, 1956 AFC Asian Cup, 1980 AFC Asian Cup

May 11 1968 burma vs taiwan football match during 1968 afc asian cup in tehran

The 1968 AFC Asian Cup finals were held in Iran between 10 and 19 May. It was organized on a round robin basis, with the home team Iran winning with a perfect record of four wins.


History of the afc asian cup 1956 2011


  •  Iran (as hosts)
  •  Israel (as defending champions)
  •  Burma (Winner Qualification Group 1)
  •  Hong Kong (Winner Qualification Group 2)
  •  Republic of China (Winner Qualification Group 3)
  • Goalscorers

    With 4 goals, Homayoun Behzadi of Iran, Giora Spiegel and Moshe Romano of Israel are the top scorers of the tournament. In total, 32 goals were scored by 19 or 20 different players, with none of them credited as own goal.

    4 goals
  • Homayoun Behzadi
  • Giora Spiegel
  • Moshe Romano
  • 2 goals
    1 goal


    1968 AFC Asian Cup Wikipedia