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Football at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's qualification

 

Football at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's qualification

The qualification for football tournament at the 1964 Summer Olympics.

Contents

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

Qualifications

The final tournament had 16 spots.

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

Europe

South America

North and Central America

Africa

Asia

Preliminary Round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
South Korea  (w/o)1 2–2  Republic of China 2–1 0–1
Malaysia  3–4  Thailand 1–1 2–3
Iran  4–2  Pakistan 4–1 0–1
Ceylon  4–12  India 3–5 1–7

1Republic of China refused to play in a neutral ground for play-off, so they withdrew.

2–2 on aggregate. But  Republic of China refused to play in a neutral ground for play-off, so  South Korea advanced to Round One.

Thailand won 4–3 on aggregate

27 November 1963
Iran  4–1  Pakistan
7 December 1963
Pakistan  1–0  Iran

Iran won 4–2 on aggregate

27 November 1963
Ceylon  3–5  India
7 December 1963
India  7–1  Ceylon

India won 12–4 on aggregate

Round One

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
South Korea  w/o 1  Philippines
South Vietnam  2–1  Israel 0–1 2–0
Thailand  w/o 1  Indonesia
Myanmar  0–1  North Korea 0–0 0–1
Iraq  0–4  Iran 0–0 0–4
India  w/o 1  Lebanon

1Philippines, Indonesia, Lebanon withdrew.

28 December 1963
South Vietnam  0–1  Israel
17 March 1964
Israel  0–2  South Vietnam

South Vietnam won 2–1 on aggregate

22 March 1963
Myanmar  0–0  North Korea
2 April 1963
North Korea  1–0  Myanmar

North Korea won 1–0 on aggregate

2 January 1964
Iraq  0–0  Iran
22 March 1964
Iran  4–0  Iraq

Iran won 4–0 on aggregate

Round Two

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
South Korea  5–2  South Vietnam 3–0 2–2
North Korea  7–0  Thailand 2–0 5–0
Iran  6–1  India 3–0 3–1

South Korea won 5–2 on aggregate, so South Korea qualified.

31 May 1964
North Korea  2–0  Thailand
28 June 1964
Thailand  0–5  North Korea

All games played in Burma, North Korea won 7–0 on aggregate, so North Korea qualified.

31 May 1964
Iran  3–0  India
28 June 1964
India  1–3  Iran

Iran won 6–1 on aggregate, so Iran qualified.

References

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