The standard of teams is unclear. Malaysia apparently used a team of players who had not appeared in the Merdeka Tournament in Malaysia immediately prior to this tournament in Singapore. South Korea's team was the same squad from the Merdeka Tournament, and certainly not their full national team. All matches were played at the Jalan Besar Stadium. Quarterfinals 23- 8-71 India 2-1 Indonesia (some sources erroneously report the score as 3-1) [Goals: Habib x2 / ?.] 23- 8-71 Malaysia 2-2 Singapore (5-4 pen) [Note: Malaysian goalkeeper Ali Osman saved four penalties] 24- 8-71 Thailand 1-0 Philippines 24- 8-71 South Vietnam 1-0 South Korea XI [Goal: 87'] Semifinals 26- 8-71 India 6-0 Malaysia 26- 8-71 South Vietnam 2-1 Thailand Final 28- 8-71 India 0-0 South Vietnam (AET, title shared) Consolation Semi-finals 27- 8-71 Singapore 3-2 Indonesia 27- 8-71 South Korea XI 3-1 Philippines (also reported 3-2) Consolation Final 28- 8-71 Singapore 1-4 South Korea XI
Source: Straits Times (Singapore)
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