XVIII Olympic Football Tournament (Barcelona 1992)

(From 24-07-1992 to 8-08-1992)

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PARTICIPANTS (16)

· Host nation: Spain.

· Top 4 teams in the 1992 European U-21 Championship (UEFA): Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Poland.

· 2 teams qualified after a South American Pre-Olympic Tournament (CONMEBOL): Paraguay, Colombia.

· 2 teams qualified after a North & Central American Pre-Olympic Tournament (CONCACAF): USA, Mexico.

· 3 teams qualified after an African Pre-Olympic Tournament (CAF): Egypt, Morocco, Ghana.

· 3 teams qualified after an Asian Pre-Olympic Tournament (AFC): Qatar, South Korea, Kuwait.

· 1 team qualified after an Oceanian Pre-Olympic Tournament (OFC): Australia.

 

COMPETITION SYSTEM

· The sixteen participating teams are divided in 4 groups of 4 teams each playing a round robin. In case that two or more teams finish level on points, their position is decided by general goal difference.

· The group winners and runners-up advance to a 1/4 Final knock-out round, played as an X-pairing. The winners of this round qualify for the semifinals.

· The two semifinal winners qualify for the final, whereas the two losers play a consolation final for the bronze medal.

 

 

GROUP STAGE

 

GROUP A

 

GROUP B

Competition Day 1 (24-07-1992)

Competition Day 1 (24-07-1992)

Barcelona

Italy - USA

2-1

Valencia

Spain - Colombia

4-0

Zaragoza

Poland - Kuwait

2-0

Sabadell

Egypt - Qatar

0-1

Competition Day 2 (27-07-1992)

Competition Day 2 (27-07-1992)

Barcelona

Italy - Poland

0-3

Valencia

Spain - Egypt

2-0

Zaragoza

USA - Kuwait

3-1

Sabadell

Colombia - Qatar

1-1

Competition Day 3 (29-07-1992)

Competition Day 3 (29-07-1992)

Barcelona

Italy - Kuwait

1-0

Valencia

Spain - Qatar

2-0

Zaragoza

USA - Poland

2-2

Sabadell

Colombia - Egypt

3-4

FINAL STANDING

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pt

1. Poland

3

2

1

0

7

2

5

2. Italy

3

2

0

1

3

4

4

3. USA

3

1

1

1

6

5

3

4. Kuwait

3

0

0

3

1

6

0

FINAL STANDING

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pt

1. Spain

3

3

0

0

8

0

6

2. Qatar

3

1

1

1

2

3

3

3. Egypt

3

1

0

2

4

6

2

4. Colombia

3

0

1

2

4

9

1

 

GROUP C

 

GROUP D

Competition Day 1 (26-07-1992)

Competition Day 1 (26-07-1992)

Barcelona

Sweden - Paraguay

0-0

Zaragoza

Denmark - Mexico

1-1

Valencia

Morocco - South Korea

1-1

Sabadell

Ghana - Australia

3-1

Competition Day 2 (28-07-1992)

Competition Day 2 (28-07-1992)

Sabadell

Sweden - Morocco

4-0

Zaragoza

Denmark - Ghana

0-0

Valencia

Paraguay - South Korea

0-0

Barcelona

Mexico - Australia

1-1

Competition Day 3 (30-07-1992)

Competition Day 3 (30-07-1992)

Barcelona

Sweden - South Korea

1-1

Zaragoza

Denmark - Australia

0-3

Valencia

Paraguay - Morocco

3-1

Sabadell

Mexico - Ghana

1-1

FINAL STANDING

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pt

1. Sweden

3

1

2

0

5

1

4

2. Paraguay

3

1

2

0

3

1

4

3. South Korea

3

0

3

0

2

2

3

4. Morocco

3

0

1

2

2

8

1

FINAL STANDING

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pt

1. Ghana

3

1

2

0

4

2

4

2. Australia

3

1

1

1

5

4

3

3. Mexico

3

0

3

0

3

3

3

4. Denmark

3

0

2

1

1

4

2

 

 

1/4 FINALS

(1-08-1992)

A1-B2 (1): Poland - Qatar

2-0

Barcelona

B1-A2 (2): Spain - Italy

1-0

Valencia

C1-D2 (3): Sweden - Australia

1-2 (*)

Barcelona

D1-C2 (4): Ghana - Paraguay

4-2 (*)

Zaragoza

* Games played on 2-08-1992.

 

 

1/2 FINALS

(5-08-1992)

1-3: Poland - Australia

6-1

Barcelona

2-4: Spain - Ghana

2-0

Valencia

 

 

PLACES 3 & 4

(7-08-1992)

Australia - Ghana

0-1

Barcelona

 

 

FINAL

STADIUM: Camp Nou (Barcelona)

DATE: 8-08-1992 (20:00 h)

ATTENDANCE: 95.000

REFEREE: José Joaquín Torres (COL)

GOALS: 0-1 (Kowalczyk 45+’); 1-1 (Abelardo 65’); 2-1 (Quico 70’); 2-2 (Staniek 75’); 3-2 (Quico 90’)

BOOKED: Wałdoch (31’), Kowalczyk (74’)

España
Spain SPA - Poland POL
3-2 (0-1)
Polska

Spain (coach: Vicente Miera)

Antonio Jiménez “Toni”

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Juan Manuel López

Roberto Solozábal (c)

Abelardo Fernández

Mikel Lasa (José Emilio Amavisca 51’)

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Albert Ferrer

Josep Guardiola

Luis Enrique Martínez

Rafael Berges

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Alfonso Pérez

Francisco Narváez “Quico”

Poland (coach: Janusz Wójcik)

Aleksander Kłak

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Marek Koźmiński

Tomasz Łapiński

Marcin Jałocha (Piotr Świerczewski 55’)

Tomasz Wałdoch

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Dariusz Gęsior

Ryszard Staniek

Jerzy Brzęczek (c)

Andrzej Kobylański

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Wojciech Kowalczyk

Andrzej Juskowiak

 

 

FINAL STANDING

1.

Spain SPA

2.

Poland POL

3.

Ghana GHA

4.

Australia AUS

5.

Sweden SWE

6.

Paraguay PAR

7.

Italy ITA

8.

Qatar QAT

9.

USA USA

10.

Mexico MEX

11.

South Korea SKR

12.

Egypt EGY

13.

Denmark DEN

14.

Colombia COL

15.

Morocco MOR

16.

Kuwait KUW

 

 

CHAMPIONSHIP SQUAD

Antonio Jiménez “Toni” (SPA)

Marek Koźmiński (POL)

Roberto Solozábal (SPA)

Abelardo Fernández (SPA)

Tomasz Wałdoch (POL)

Samuel Kumah (GHA)

Josep Guardiola (SPA)

Dariusz Adamczuk (POL)

Andrzej Juskowiak (POL)

Kwame Ayew (GHA)

Francisco Narváez “Quico” (SPA)

 

 

TOP SCORER: Andrzej Juskowiak (POL) - 7 goals

 

BEST PLAYER: Josep Guardiola (SPA)

   

 

 

 

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