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World Cup Sweden 1958 Asian Qualifiers

First Round

Group 1

[Taiwan withdrew]
12.05.1957 China 4 - 3 Indonesia  
02.06.1957 Indonesia 2 - 0 China
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 - Indonesia 2 1 0 1 5 4 +1 2
2 - China 2 1 0 1 4 5 -1 2

Group 1 First/Second Play-off

[Fixture played in Burma:]
23.06.1957 Indonesia 0 - 0 China [Indonesia progress on goal average]

Group 2

Israel w/o Turkey [Turkey withdrew - unwilling to play Israel]

Group 3

Egypt w/o Cyprus [Cyprus withdrew - did not receiving travel visa from British authorities]

Group 4

08.03.1957 Sudan 1 - 0 Syria  
24.05.1957 Syria 1 - 1 Sudan
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 - Sudan 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 3
2 Syria 2 0 1 1 1 2 -1 1

Second Round

Israel w/o Indonesia [Indonesia withdrew - insisted on neutral grounds against Israel]
Sudan w/o Egypt [Egypt withdrew - unwilling to play Israel]

Final Round

Israel w/o Sudan [Sudan withdrew - unwilling to play Israel]

Due to circumstances surrounding their qualification, Israel are
required to play a European group runner-up for the right to progress.

Israel required to play-off against a European runner-up