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1972 AFC Asian Cup

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Host country  Thailand
Champions  Iran (2nd title)
Fourth place  Khmer Republic
Dates  7 May 1972 – 19 May 1972
Teams  6
Venue(s)  1 (in 1 host city)
Runners-up  South Korea
Matches played  13
Top scorer  Hossein Kalani
Goals scored  38
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Champion  Iran national football team
Third place  Thailand national football team
Similar  1968 AFC Asian Cup, 1976 AFC Asian Cup, 1980 AFC Asian Cup, 1956 AFC Asian Cup, 1964 AFC Asian Cup

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The Asian Football Confederation's 1972 AFC Asian Cup finals were held in Thailand between May 7 and May 19. It was won by Iran.

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Qualification

  •  Thailand qualified automatically as host.
  •  Iran qualified automatically as defending champions
  • The other 4 qualifying teams were:

  •  Khmer Republic
  •  Kuwait
  •  South Korea
  •  Iraq
  • Group allocation matches

  • Winners divided over different groups
  • Goalscorers

    5 goals
  • Hossein Kalani
  • 4 goals
  • Ali Jabbari
  • Park Lee-Chun
  • 3 goals
  • Doeur Sokhom
  • Prapon Tantariyanond
  • 2 goals
  • Safar Iranpak
  • 1 goal

    References

    1972 AFC Asian Cup Wikipedia


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