Kalmar FF tour of South East Asia 1954

At the end of 1954, Kalmar FF, relegation strugglers in the Swedish league, played three matches in Singapore, two in Kuala Lumpur, and six in Indonesia, where they visited Sumatra, Java and Celebes. It is not clear whether they toured other countries as well. At the same time, AIK of Solna toured Hongkong, the Philippines, Indochina and India.
Matches in Malaya

Date     Venue                         Hosts                  Score

13-11-54 Jalan Besar, Singapore        Sino Malay XI           4-8 Kalmar FF          [HT: 2-4]
14-11-54 Jalan Besar, Singapore        Singapore Selection     0-1 Kalmar FF          [HT: 0-1]
17-11-54 Jalan Besar, Singapore        Singapore               3-3 Kalmar FF          [HT: 0-2]
20-11-54 TPCA Ground, Kuala Lumpur     All Malaya              1-1 Kalmar FF  
21-11-54 TPCA Ground, Kuala Lumpur     Malaya Chinese          1-0 Kalmar FF 

NB: All Malaya included Singapore players

Matches in Indonesia

Date     Venue                         Hosts                  Score

24-11-54 Teladan Stadion, Medan        PSMS (Medan)            3-1 Kalmar FF          [HT: 1-1]
27-11-54 Semarang                      PSSI Central Java XI    1-5 Kalmar FF          [HT: 0-2]
28-11-54 Tambaksari Stadion, Surabaja  Persibaja (Surabaja)    2-2 Kalmar FF          [HT: 2-1]
 1-12-54 Makassar                      PSM (Makassar)          2-2 Kalmar FF          [HT: 2-0]
 4-12-54 Ikada Stadion, Djakarta       Persidja (Djakarta)     1-4 Kalmar FF          [HT: 0-3]
 5-12-54 Ikada Stadion, Djakarta       PSSI Muda               1-3 Kalmar FF          [HT: 1-0]

NB: PSSI Muda ("Youth") were also announced as a B-side; PSSI Central Java was a selection from
    players from Jogjakarta, Semarang and Solo.

Total record Kalmar FF:         11   5  4  2  30-19  14

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Sources: De Java-bode, De Nieuwsgier, De vrije pers, Preangerbode, Nieuwsblad voor Sumatra, Singapore Free Press, Straits Times

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Author: Karel Stokkermans
Last updated: 8 Jan 2015

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