Army Spartakiade 1963


Held December 4-15 at various cities in North Vietnam.

Also referred to as the International Allied Armies Championship.

Participants:
 Albania             FK Partizani Tiranë
 Bulgaria            CSKA Red Flag (Cherveno zname), Sofiya
 PR China            August 1st (Ba Yi), Beijing
 Czechoslovakia      Dukla Praha
 East Germany        ASK Vorwärts Berlin
 Hungary             Budapesti Honvéd
 North Korea         North Korean Army
 North Vietnam       Thể Công, Hà Nội
 Poland              WKS Legia Warszawa
 Romania             CS Steaua Bucureşti
 USSR                CSKA Moskva and SKA Rostov-na-Donu combined team

A team from Mongolia (presumably Aldar) withdrew.

NB: all participants represented the army in their home countries.

Group A
 4-12 Partizani       2-1 CSKA Sofiya
 6-12 Partizani       4-0 Honvéd
 8-12 Honvéd          2-0 CSKA Sofiya

 1.PARTIZANI      2  2  0  0  6- 1  4   [Albania]
 2.HONVÉD         2  1  0  1  2- 4  2   [Hungary]
 3.CSKA Sofiya    2  0  0  2  1- 4  0   [Bulgaria]

Group B
 4-12 Hải Phòng       1-1 Legia         [exhibition match]
 6-12 Hải Phòng       0-2 Dukla         [exhibition match]
 8-12 Dukla           2-1 Legia

 1.DUKLA          1  1  0  0  2- 1  2   [Czechoslovakia]
 2.LEGIA          1  0  0  1  1- 2  0   [Poland]
 -.Mongolian representatives withdrew

Group C
 4-12 Vorwärts        2-1 August 1st    [at Hà Nội, opening match]
 6-12 Steaua          3-1 August 1st
 8-12 Steaua          2-1 Vorwärts

 1.STEAUA         2  2  0  0  5- 2  4   [Romania]
 2.VORWÄRTS       2  1  0  1  3- 3  2   [East Germany]
 3.August 1st     2  0  0  2  2- 5  0   [PR China]

Group D
 4-12 CSKA/SKA        2-0 N.Korea Army
 6-12 Thể Công        0-4 N.Korea Army
 8-12 Thể Công        0-3 CSKA/SKA

 1.CSKA/SKA       2  2  0  0  5- 0  4   [USSR]
 2.N.KOREA ARMY   2  1  0  1  4- 2  2   [North Korea]
 3.Thể Công       2  0  0  2  0- 7  0   [North Vietnam]

Consolation group (places 9 to 11)
10-12 CSKA Sofiya     3-2 Thể Công
12-12 CSKA Sofiya     2-0 August 1st
14-12 August 1st      3-1 Thể Công

 9.CSKA Sofiya   2  2  0  0  5- 2  4   [Bulgaria]
10.August 1st    2  1  0  1  3- 3  2   [PR China]
11.Thể Công      2  0  0  2  3- 6  0   [North Korea]

Quarterfinals
10-12 Dukla           7-0 N.Korea Army [at Hải Phòng]
10-12 CSKA/SKA        2-0 Legia        [at Hà Nội]
10-12 Honvéd          4-3 Steaua       [at Nam Định]
10-12 Partizani       3-1 Vorwärts     [at Vĩnh Yên]

Consolation semifinals (places 5 to 8)
12-12 Steaua          bt  Vorwärts
12-12 Legia           bt  N.Korea Army

Seventh place match
14-12 Vorwärts        2-1 N.Korea Army

Fifth place match
14-12 Steaua          1-0 Legia

Semifinals
12-12 Partizani       1-0 Honvéd       [at Nam Định]
12-12 CSKA/SKA        2-1 Dukla        [at Hà Nội]

Third place match
14-12 Dukla           3-0 Honvéd

Final
15-12 CSKA/SKA        2-0 Partizani    [aet]  [at Hà Nội]


Final ranking
 1.CSKA/SKA (USSR)
 2.Partizani (Albania)
 3.Dukla (Czechoslovakia)
 4.Honvéd (Hungary)
 5.Steaua (Romania)
 6.Legia (Poland)
 7.Vorwärts (East Germany)
 8.North Korean Army (North Korea)
 9.CSKA Sofiya (Bulgaria)
10.August 1st (PR China)
11.Thể Công (North Vietnam)


Partizani squad:
 Coaches: Loro Boriçi and Rexhep Spahiu
 Players: Foto Andoni, Pavllo Bukoviku, Luigji Bytyçi, Fatbardh Deliallisi, Iljaz Dingu, Fatmir Frashëri,
          Mikel Janku, Robert Jashari, Sulejman Maliqati, Osman Mema, Miço Ndini, Panajot Pano,
          Miço Papadhopulli, Refik Resmja, Tomorr Shehu, Lin Shllaku, Andon Zaho.

Dukla Praha squad:
 Coach: Jaroslav Vejvoda
 Players: Pavel Kouba (GK), Václav Pavlis (GK), Ivo Viktor (GK), František Šafránek, Milan Dvořák,
          Jiří Čadek, Ladislav Novák, Karel Knesl, Svatopluk Pluskal, Josef Masopust, Ján Geleta,
          Jan Brumovský, Josef Vacenovský, Jozef Štibrányi, Miroslav Rodr, Josef Jelínek, Josef Nedorost.




1958 (East Germany)


Not to be confused with the Spartakiads.

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