1956 AFC Asian Cup
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1956 AFC Asian Cup
1956 AFC Asian Cup
Asian Cup Hong Kong 1956
1956?
Tournament details
Host countryHong Kong
Dates1-15 September
Teams4
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions South Korea
Runners-up Israel
Third place Hong Kong
Fourth place South Vietnam
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored27 (4.5 per match)
Attendance136,000 (22,667 per match)
Top scorer(s)Israel Nahum Stelmach
(4 goals)
1960

The 1956 AFC Asian Cup was the first AFC Asian Cup, held every four years and organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The final tournament was held in Hong Kong from 1 September to 15 September 1956. It was won by South Korea.[1]

Venues

Qualification

Qualifiers

Squads

Results

All times are Hong Kong Time (UTC+8)

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Korea (C) 3 2 1 0 9 6 +3 5
 Israel 3 2 0 1 6 5 +1 4
 Hong Kong 3 0 2 1 6 7 −1 2
 South Vietnam 3 0 1 2 6 9 −3 1
Source:[]
(C) Champion.
Hong Kong 2 - 3 Israel
Au Chi Yin Goal 1266 Glazer Goal 3776
Stelmach Goal 69
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: H.A. Sheppard (England)

Attendance: 25,000

Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Trng V?n Ky (South Vietnam)

Attendance: 20,000

Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Tommy Tucker (England)

Attendance: 13,000

Winners

 AFC Asian Cup 1956 Winners 

South Korea
First title

Goalscorers

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.

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

References


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