The Asian Football Confederation's Asian Cup 1956 finals were held in Hong Kong between September 1 and September 15. It was won by the Republic of Korea.
The other 3 qualifying teams were:
When Afghanistan and Pakistan withdrew, Israel achieved this participation in a convention.
March 17 at Kuala Lumpur
April 24 at Phnom Penh
May 3 at Saigon
May 24 at Kuala Lumpur
Rep. of Vietnam qualified group 2.
February 25 at Manila
April 21 at Seoul
August 26 at Seoul
September 2 at Taipei
Rep. of Korea qualified group 3.
|Asian Cup 1956 Champions:
| Rep. of Korea