Football At the 1951 Asian Games
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Football At the 1951 Asian Games

Men
at the 1951 Asian Games
Medalists
gold medal 
silver medal 
bronze medal 
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Football at the 1951 Asian Games was held in New Delhi, India from 5 to 11 March 1951. In this tournament, six teams played in the men's competition. The games lasted only 60 minutes.

Medalists

Squads

Draw

The draw for the Games was held on 25 February 1951 at a conference chaired by Guru Dutt Sondhi, who headed an executive committee for the purpose, in New Delhi. Japan and Afghanistan received byes in the first round; the former would play the winner of Iran v. Burma and the latter to play the winner of India v. Indonesia games. It was also announced that the matches would be played in two halves of 30 minutes each with a 5-minute interval, and a 15 minute extra-time with a 1-minute interval, when a result is not produced in regulation time.[1]

Results

All times are India Standard Time (UTC+05:00)

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
5 March
 
 
 Iran2
 
7 March (rep. 8 March)
 
 Burma0
 
 Iran (r)0 (3)
 
 
 
 Japan0 (2)
 
 Japan
 
10 March
 
Bye
 
 Iran0
 
5 March
 
 India1
 
 India3
 
7 March
 
 Indonesia0
 
 India3
 
 
 
 Afghanistan0 3rd place match
 
 Afghanistan
 
9 March
 
Bye
 
 Japan2
 
 
 Afghanistan0
 

Quarterfinals


India 3-0 Indonesia
Mewalal Goal 2742
Venkatesh Goal 44

Semifinals



Replay
Iran 3-2 Japan
Masoud-Ansari Goal 2142
Boroumand Goal 58
Tokita Goal 40
Ninomiya Goal 50

3rd place match

Japan 2-0 Afghanistan
Iwatani Goal 4045

Final

Iran 0-1 India
Mewalal Goal 34

Goalscorers

4 goals
2 goals
1 goals

Final standing

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1st, gold medalist(s)  India 3 3 0 0 7 0 +7 6
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Iran 4 2 1 1 5 3 +2 5
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Japan 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 3
4  Afghanistan 2 0 0 2 0 5 -5 0
5  Burma 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 0
6  Indonesia 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 0

References

  1. ^ "Football Draw for Asian Games". The Indian Express. 27 February 1951. p. 4.

External links


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