2600th Anniversary of the Japanese Empire 1940 (Tokyo)


Organised by the Japanese Amateur Athletic Federation, also known as East Asia Games, but in no way related to the Far East Games as Japanese warfare in China had finished that event.
NB: some matches played in Osaka

[Jun 7, Meiji Jingu Stadium, Tokyo]
Japan      7-0 Manchukuo 
[Jun 8, Meiji Jingu Stadium, Tokyo]
China      2-2 Philippines
[Jun 9, Meiji Jingu Stadium, Tokyo]
Japan      6-0 China
[Jun ?]
Manchukuo  1-1 Philippines
[Jun 16, Koshien South ground, Nishinomiya (near Osaka)]
Japan      1-0 Philippines 
[Jun ?]
Manchukuo  1-0 China
 
 1.Japan                 3  3  0  0 14- 0  6
 2.Manchukuo             3  1  1  1  2- 8  3
 3.Philippines           3  0  2  1  3- 4  2
 4.China                 3  0  1  2  2- 9  1

NB: Manchukuo (Manchuria) was a Japanese vassal state in the
      north of China;
    most of coastal China was occupied by Japan; none of the
      top Chinese players entered the tournament.

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Sources: [Kni 91], Japan International Matches by Hyung-Jin Yoon, Soerabajasch Handelsblad (26 Aug 1940)

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