Thai Army Games 1960

An invitational tournament for national army selections was held at the Suphachalasai National Stadium,
Bangkok, during the annual Army Games in Thailand in 1960.  A separate tournament for local army units
was also part of the same Games, results are not reported here.

Group stage
19-Nov-60 South Korea    11-0 Taiwan
21-Nov-60 South Vietnam  11-0 Taiwan
23-Nov-60 South Korea     2-1 South Vietnam

 1.SOUTH KOREA     2  2  0  0  13- 1  4  [Republic of Korea Army]
 2.SOUTH VIETNAM   2  1  0  1  12- 2  2  [Vietnamese Armed Forces General Staff]
 3.Taiwan          2  0  0  2   0-22  0  [Republic of China Army]

26-Nov-60 South Korea     5-0 South Vietnam

25-Nov-60 Royal Thai Army 0-1 Taiwan


South Korea
The squad of 16 players included 13 members of the national team which had just won the Asian Cup.
The lineup for the first match was:
 Ham Heung-Chul; Cho Nam-Soo, Kim Hong-Bok; Son Myung-Sup, Kim Chan-Ki, Yoo Gwang-Joon;
 Woo Sang-Kwon, Cha Tae-Sung, Choi Jung-Min, Cho Yoon-Ok, Lee Soon-Myung.

South Vietnam
The squad reportedly included 12 players with national team experience.
Leader: Major Pham Van Cu
Coach: Tran Van Thong
Players: Phan Ngoc Lang, Tran Van Duc, Le Van Ti, Pham Tri Sang, Nguyen Ngoc Thanh,
         Huynh Niem Van, Tranh Thanh Trung, Tran Ba Ty, Tat To, Ly Hung, Ha Tam,
         Ly Van Ron, Huynh Van Phat, Thai Huu Manh, Trinh Ngau, Nguyen Van Lu,
         Tran Van Mai, Do Thoi Vinh.

The Taiwan team did not include any national team players.


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