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Asian Championship

Asian Championship 1972

Overview
The tournament was held in Hong Kong.

Final results
Winner:Japan

Group phase
Poule A
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Japan633001514147Qualified to final
2Singapore432013979-40Qualified to 3rd place final
3Sri Lanka231022969-40Qualified to 5th place final
4Malaysia030032289-67

Matches
Group phase
04/11/1972Japan XV - Singapore60-4
04/11/1972Sri Lanka - Malaysia23-9
06/11/1972Japan XV - Sri Lanka51-0
06/11/1972Singapore - Malaysia26-13
08/11/1972Japan XV - Malaysia40-0
08/11/1972Singapore - Sri Lanka9-6

Poule B
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Hong Kong4220035629Qualified to final
2Thailand221011329-16Qualified to 3rd place final
3South Korea020021831-13Qualified to 5th place final

Matches
Group phase
05/11/1972Thailand - South Korea13-12
07/11/1972Hong Kong - South Korea18-6
09/11/1972Hong Kong - Thailand17-0

Final phase
Final
Hong Kong
11/11/1972 - 0-16Japan
Japan
3rd place final
Thailand
11/11/1972 - 26-3Thailand
Singapore
5th place final
South Korea
11/11/1972 - 37-0South Korea
Sri Lanka