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Football at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Men's qualification

 

Football at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Men's qualification

The qualification for football tournament at the 1968 Summer Olympics.

Contents

  • Qualifications 1
  • Europe 2
  • South America 3
  • North and Central America 4
  • Africa 5
  • Asia 6
    • Group 1 6.1
    • Group 2 6.2
    • Group 3 6.3
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Qualifications

The final tournament had 16 spots.

Automatic qualification was granted to  Mexico as hosts, and  Hungary as title holder. The others were allocated as follows:

Europe

South America

North and Central America

Africa

Asia

Group 1

All matches played in Japan.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Japan 5 4 1 0 26 4 +22 9
 South Korea 5 4 1 0 17 5 +12 9
 Lebanon 5 2 1 2 18 9 +9 5
 South Vietnam 5 2 1 2 14 5 +9 5
 Republic of China 5 1 0 4 11 18 -7 2
 Philippines 5 0 0 5 3 48 -45 0
27 September 1967
Japan  15–0  Philippines
Ryuichi Sugiyama  4'  75'
Aritatsu Ogi  5'
Kamamoto  15' (16)20' (26)43' (64)89'
Teruki Miyamoto  20' (30)40' (46)
Yasuyuki Kuwahara  78'
Tokyo, Japan
Attendance: 7.939
Referee: Atef Sinan (Lebanon)

28 September 1967
Lebanon  11–1  Philippines

30 September 1967
Japan  4–0  Republic of China
Kamamoto  25'  67'  75'
Aritatsu Ogi  59'
Tokyo, Japan
Attendance: 7.181
Referee: Dau Van Dzu (South Vietnam)
30 September 1967
South Korea  2–0  Lebanon

1 October 1967
South Vietnam  10–0  Philippines

3 October 1967
South Korea  3–0  South Vietnam
3 October 1967
Japan  3–1  Lebanon
Aritatsu Ogi  29'
Kunishige Kamamoto  49'
Takaji Mori  84'
Artunian  24'
Tokyo, Japan
Attendance: 2.693
Referee: Eriberto Cruz (Philippines)

7 October 1967
Japan  3–3  South Korea
Kamamoto  13'  66'
Ryuichi Sugiyama  37'
Lee Hoi-Taek  48'
Huh Yoon-Jung  64'  68'
Tokyo, Japan
Attendance: 45.789
Referee: Tang Sun Cheung (Taiwan)
7 October 1967
Lebanon  5–2  Republic of China

9 October 1967
Lebanon  1–1  South Vietnam

10 October 1967
South Korea  5–0  Philippines
10 October 1967
Japan  1–0  South Vietnam
Ryuichi Sugiyama  50'
Tokyo, Japan
Attendance: 23.010
Referee: Tang Sun Cheung (Taiwan)

Japan qualify.

Group 2

All matches played in Thailand,  Hong Kong,  Malaysia and  Pakistan withdrew.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Thailand 4 3 0 1 5 6 -1 6
 Iraq 4 1 1 2 7 5 +2 3
 Indonesia 4 1 1 2 4 5 -1 3
16 January 1968
Thailand  0–4  Iraq
Nouri Dhiab  3'  33'
Husham Atta Ajaj  26'
Mudhafar Nouri  59'
Supachalasai Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 7.395
Referee: Norman Boswell (Malaysia)
18 January 1968
Indonesia  2–1  Iraq
Tjan Peng Hong  32'
Jacob Sihasale  52'
Nouri Dhiab  54'
Supachalasai Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 5.067
Referee: Govindasamy Suppiah (Singapore)
20 January 1968
Thailand  2–1  Iraq
Niwat Srisawat  23'
Udomsilp Sornbutnark  62'
Nouri Dhiab  50'
Supachalasai Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 11.297
Referee: Dau Van Dzu (South Vietnam)
22 January 1968
Iraq  1–1  Indonesia
Nouri Dhiab  60' Soetjipto Soentoro  22'
Supachalasai Stadium, Bangkok
Attendance: 5.679
Referee: Norman Boswell (Malaysia)

Thailand qualify.

Group 3

All matches played in Israel,  Myanmar,  India,  Iran and  North Korea withdrew.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Israel 2 2 0 0 11 0 +11 4
 Ceylon 2 0 0 2 0 11 -11 0
17 March 1968
Israel  7–0  Ceylon

22 March 1968
Israel  4–0  Ceylon

Israel qualify.

References

External links

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