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1960 AFC Asian Cup

1960 AFC Asian Cup
AFC Asian Cup Korea 1960
1960년 AFC 아시안컵 대한민국
Tournament details
Host country South Korea
Dates 14 – 23 October
Teams 4
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  South Korea (2nd title)
Runners-up  Israel
Third place  Republic of China
Fourth place  South Vietnam
Tournament statistics
Matches played 6
Goals scored 19 (3.17 per match)
Top scorer(s) Cho Yoon-Ok
(4 goals)

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.


  • Venues 1
  • Qualification 2
  • Squads 3
  • Results 4
  • Winners 5
  • Goalscorers 6
  • References 7


Hyochang Stadium
Capacity: 15,194





All times are Korea Standard Time (UTC+9)
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Korea 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 6
 Israel 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 4
 Republic of China 3 1 0 2 2 2 0 2
 South Vietnam 3 0 0 3 2 12 −10 0
14 October 1960
South Korea  5 – 1  South Vietnam
Cho Yoon-Ok Goal 15'71'
Woo Sang-Kwon Goal 27'
Choi Chung-Min Goal 47'
Moon Jung-Sik Goal 56'
Nguyễn Văn Tu Goal 70'
Hyochang Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 30,000

17 October 1960
South Korea  3 – 0  Israel
Cho Yoon-Ok Goal 17'60'
Woo Sang-Kwon Goal 30'
Hyochang Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Yozo Yokoyama (Japan)

17 October 1960
Republic of China  2 – 0  South Vietnam

19 October 1960
South Vietnam  1 – 5  Israel
Trần Văn Nhung Goal 68' (pen.) R. Levi Goal 13'
Stelmach Goal 18'
S. Levi Goal 25'
Menchel Goal 32'
Aharoniski Goal 70'
Hyochang Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 15,000

21 October 1960
South Korea  1 – 0  Republic of China
Moon Jung-Sik Goal 54'

23 October 1960
Israel  1 – 0  Republic of China
S. Levi Goal 72'
Hyochang Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Yozo Yokoyama (Japan)


 1960 AFC Asian Cup Winners 

South Korea
Second title


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.


  • Jovanoic, Bojan; Morrison, Neil; Panahi, Majeed; Veroeveren, Pieter. "Asian Nations Cup 1960". RSSSF.
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