World Cup 1962 Qualifying

Qualified as hosts: Chile
Qualified as holders: Brazil

Europe Group 1 [Switzerland]
19.10.60  Stockholm     Sweden           2-0 Belgium            1.SWITZERLAND      4  3  0  1   9- 9  6
20.11.60  Brussel       Belgium          2-4 Switzerland          Sweden           4  3  0  1  10- 3  6
20.05.61  Lausanne      Switzerland      2-1 Belgium            3.Belgium          4  0  0  4   3-10  0
28.05.61  Stockholm     Sweden           4-0 Switzerland
04.10.61  Brussel       Belgium          0-2 Sweden
29.10.61  Bern          Switzerland      3-2 Sweden
Playoff:
12.11.61  Berlin        Switzerland      2-1 Sweden

Europe Group 2 [Bulgaria]
25.09.60  Helsinki      Finland          1-2 France             1.BULGARIA         4  3  0  1   6- 4  6
11.12.60  Paris         France           3-0 Bulgaria             France           4  3  0  1  10- 3  6
16.06.61  Helsinki      Finland          0-2 Bulgaria           3.Finland          4  0  0  4   3-12  0
28.09.61  Paris         France           5-1 Finland
29.10.61  Sofia         Bulgaria         3-1 Finland
12.11.61  Sofia         Bulgaria         1-0 France
Playoff:
16.12.61  Milano        Bulgaria         1-0 France   

Europe Group 3 [West Germany]
26.10.60  Belfast       Northern Ireland 3-4 West Germany       1.WEST GERMANY     4  4  0  0  11- 5  8
20.11.60  Athinai       Greece           0-3 West Germany       2.Northern Ireland 4  1  0  3   7- 8  2
03.05.61  Athinai       Greece           2-1 Northern Ireland   3.Greece           4  1  0  3   3- 8  2
10.05.61  Berlin        West Germany     2-1 Northern Ireland
17.10.61  Belfast       Northern Ireland 2-0 Greece
22.10.61  Augsburg      West Germany     2-1 Greece

Europe Group 4 [Hungary]
16.04.61  Budapest      Hungary          2-0 East Germany       1.HUNGARY          4  3  1  0  11- 5  7
30.04.61  Rotterdam     Netherlands      0-3 Hungary            2.Netherlands      3  0  2  1   4- 7  2
14.05.61  Leipzig       East Germany     1-1 Netherlands        3.East Germany     3  0  1  2   3- 6  1
10.09.61  Berlin        East Germany     2-3 Hungary
01.10.61                Netherlands       -  East Germany    [not played due to visa problems]
22.10.61  Budapest      Hungary          3-3 Netherlands

Europe Group 5 [Soviet Union]
01.06.61  Oslo          Norway           0-1 Turkey             1.SOVIET UNION     4  4  0  0  11- 3  8
18.06.61  Moskva        Soviet Union     1-0 Turkey             2.Turkey           4  2  0  2   4- 4  4
01.07.61  Moskva        Soviet Union     5-2 Norway             3.Norway           4  0  0  4   3-11  0
23.08.61  Oslo          Norway           0-3 Soviet Union
29.10.61  Istanbul      Turkey           2-1 Norway
12.11.61  Istanbul      Turkey           1-2 Soviet Union

Europe Group 6 [England]
19.10.60  Luxembourg    Luxembourg       0-9 England            1.ENGLAND          4  3  1  0  16- 2  7
19.03.61  Lisboa        Portugal         6-0 Luxembourg         2.Portugal         4  1  1  2   9- 7  3
21.05.61  Lisboa        Portugal         1-1 England            3.Luxembourg       4  1  0  3   5-21  2
28.09.61  London        England          4-1 Luxembourg
08.10.61  Luxembourg    Luxembourg       4-2 Portugal
25.10.61  London        England          2-0 Portugal

Europe Group 7 [Italy]

Subgroup A
Romania withdrew, Italy had a walkover.

Subgroup B
1st round
13.11.60  Nicosia       Cyprus           1-1 Israel
27.11.60  Ramat Gan     Israel           6-1 Cyprus
2nd round
14.03.61  Ramat Gan     Israel           1-0 Ethiopia
19.03.61  Ramat Gan     Ethiopia         2-3 Israel  

Playoff:
15.10.61  Ramat Gan     Israel           2-4 Italy
04.11.61  Torino        Italy            6-0 Israel

Europe Group 8 [Czechoslovakia]
03.05.61  Glasgow       Scotland         4-1 Ireland            1.CZECHOSLOVAKIA   4  3  0  1  16- 5  6
07.05.61  Dublin        Ireland          0-3 Scotland             Scotland         4  3  0  1  10- 7  6
14.05.61  Bratislava    Czechoslovakia   4-0 Scotland           3.Ireland          4  0  0  4   3-17  0
26.09.61  Glasgow       Scotland         3-2 Czechoslovakia
08.10.61  Dublin        Ireland          1-3 Czechoslovakia
29.10.61  Praha         Czechoslovakia   7-1 Ireland
Playoff:
29.11.61  Brussel       Czechoslovakia   4-2 Scotland        [aet]

Europe Group 9 [Spain]
19.04.61  Cardiff       Wales            1-2 Spain
18.05.61  Madrid        Spain            1-1 Wales
This entitled Spain to a playoff with the winner of Africa.
Playoff:
12.11.61  Casablanca    Morocco          0-1 Spain
23.11.61  Madrid        Spain            3-2 Morocco

Europe Group 10 [Yugoslavia]
04.06.61  Beograd       Yugoslavia       2-1 Poland
25.06.61  Chorzów       Poland           1-1 Yugoslavia
This entitled Yugoslavia to a playoff with the winner of Asia.
Playoff:
08.10.61  Beograd       Yugoslavia       5-1 South Korea
26.11.61  Seoul         South Korea      1-3 Yugoslavia

South America Group 11 [Argentina]
04.12.60  Guayaquil     Ecuador          3-6 Argentina
17.12.60  Buenos Aires  Argentina        5-0 Ecuador

South America Group 12 [Uruguay]
15.07.61  La Paz        Bolivia          1-1 Uruguay
30.07.61  Montevideo    Uruguay          2-1 Bolivia

South America Group 13 [Colombia]
30.04.61  Bogotá        Colombia         1-0 Peru
07.05.61  Lima          Peru             1-1 Colombia

North and Central America and Paraguay Group 14 [Mexico]

1st round

Subgroup A
06.11.60  Los Angeles   USA              3-3 Mexico
13.11.60  Cd. de Mexico Mexico           3-0 USA

Subgroup B
21.08.60  San José      Costa Rica       3-2 Guatemala          1.Costa Rica       4  2  1  1  13- 8  5
28.08.60  Guatemala     Guatemala        4-4 Costa Rica           Honduras         4  2  1  1   6- 7  5
04.09.60  Tegucigalpa   Honduras         2-1 Costa Rica         3.Guatemala        4  0  2  2   7-11  2
11.09.60  San José      Costa Rica       5-0 Honduras
25.09.60  Tegucigalpa   Honduras         1-1 Guatemala
02.10.60  Guatemala     Guatemala        n/p Honduras        [match not played and awarded 0-3 to Honduras]
Playoff:
14.01.61  Guatemala     Costa Rica       1-0 Honduras

Subgroup C
02.10.60  Paramaribo    Surinam          1-2 Dutch Antilles
27.11.60  Willemstad    Dutch Antilles   0-0 Surinam

2nd round

22.03.61  San José      Costa Rica       1-0 Mexico             1.Mexico           4  2  1  1  11- 2  5
29.03.61  San José      Costa Rica       6-0 Dutch Antilles     2.Costa Rica       4  2  0  2   8- 6  4
05.04.61  Cd. de Mexico Mexico           7-0 Dutch Antilles     3.Dutch Antilles   4  1  1  2   2-13  3
12.04.61  Cd. de Mexico Mexico           4-1 Costa Rica
23.04.61  Willemstad    Dutch Antilles   2-0 Costa Rica
21.05.61  Willemstad    Dutch Antilles   0-0 Mexico

Mexico required to play off against Paraguay.
Playoff:
29.10.61  Cd. de Mexico Mexico           1-0 Paraguay
05.11.61  Asunción      Paraguay         0-0 Mexico

Africa Group 15 [none]

1st round

Subgroup A
Sudan and Egypt withdrew.

Subgroup B
30.10.60  Casablanca    Morocco          2-1 Tunisia
13.11.60  Tunis         Tunisia          2-1 Morocco
Playoff:
22.01.61  Palermo       Morocco          1-1 Tunisia         [aet]
Morocco progress by toss of coin.

Subgroup C
28.08.60  Accra         Ghana            4-1 Nigeria
10.09.60  Lagos         Nigeria          2-2 Ghana

2nd round
02.04.61  Accra         Ghana            0-0 Morocco
28.05.61  Casablanca    Morocco          1-0 Ghana
Morocco required to play off with the winner of Europe Group 9 (see above).

Asia Group 16[none]  
Indonesia withdrew
06.11.60  Seoul         South Korea      2-1 Japan
11.06.61  Tokyo         Japan            0-2 South Korea
South Korea required to play off with the winner of Europe Group 10 (see above).

Detailed Infos

1962 Final Tournament

Overview File


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