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Asian Championship

Asian Championship 1978

Overview
The tournament was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Final results
Winner:Japan

Group phase
Poule A
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Japan42200812655Qualified to final
2Thailand221015163-12Qualified to 3rd place final
3Sri Lanka020022457-33

Matches
Group phase
16/11/1978Japan A - Thailand47-18
19/11/1978Thailand - Sri Lanka23-16
23/11/1978Japan A - Sri Lanka34-8

Poule B
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1South Korea633001093106Qualified to final
2Singapore432013152-21Qualified to 3rd place final
3Hong Kong2310241383
4Malaysia0300315103-88

Matches
Group phase
16/11/1978Malaysia - Hong Kong12-32
16/11/1978South Korea - Singapore40-3
19/11/1978Malaysia - Singapore3-9
19/11/1978South Korea - Hong Kong7-0
23/11/1978Malaysia - South Korea0-62
23/11/1978Singapore - Hong Kong19-9

Final phase
Final
Japan
11/25/1978 - 16-4Japan
South Korea
3rd place final
Singapore
11/25/1978 - 16-15Singapore
Thailand