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Football at the 1992 Summer Olympics

Football at the 1992 Summer Olympics
Tournament details
Host country Spain
Dates July 24-August 8
Teams 16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)(in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions 23x15px Spain
Runners-up 23x15px Poland
Third place 23x15px Ghana
Tournament statistics
Matches played 32
Goals scored 87 (2.72 per match)
Top scorer(s) 23x15px Andrzej Juskowiak (7 goals)
1988
1996
All statistics correct as of 17:28, 14 Marsh 2012 (UTC).

The Football competition at the 1992 Summer Olympics was the first Under-23 competition. The competition features 16 men's national teams from the six continental confederations. The 16 teams are drawn into four groups of four and each group plays a round-robin tournament. At the end of the group stage, the top two teams advanced to the knockout stage, beginning with the quarter-finals and culminating with the gold medal match at Camp Nou on August 8, 1992.

Qualification

The following 16 teams qualified for the 1992 Olympic men's football tournament:

Means of qualification Berths Qualified
Host nation 1 23x15px Spain
AFC Preliminary Competition 3 23x15px Qatar
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CAF Preliminary Competition 3 23x15px Egypt
23x15px Ghana
23x15px Morocco
1992 CONCACAF Pre-Olympic Tournament 2 23x15px Mexico
23x15px United States
1992 CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament 2 23x15px Colombia
23x15px Paraguay
1991 OFC Pre-Olympic Tournament 1 23x15px Australia
1992 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship 4 23x15px Italy
23x15px Sweden
23x15px Denmark
23x15px Poland
Total 16

Venues

City Stadium Capacity
Barcelona Camp Nou 98,787
Barcelona Sarrià 41,000
Sabadell Nova Creu Alta 20,000
Valencia Luis Casanova 52,469
Zaragoza La Romareda 34,596

Match officials

Squads

Final tournament

First round

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Poland 3 2 1 0 7 2 +5 5
23x15px Italy 3 2 0 1 3 4 −1 4
23x15px United States 3 1 1 1 6 5 +1 3
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3 0 0 3 1 6 −5 0


July 24, 1992
18:00
Italy 23x15px 2 – 1 23x15px United States
Melli Goal 15'
Albertini Goal 22'
Report Moore Goal 65'
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 18.000
Referee: Díaz Vega (ESP)

July 24, 1992
20:00
Poland 23x15px 2 – 0 #REDIRECT Template:Country data Kuwait
Juskowiak Goal 7', Goal 80' Report
Estadio La Romareda, Zaragoza
Attendance: 2.000
Referee: Escobar (PAR)

July 27, 1992
19:00
United States 23x15px 3 – 1 #REDIRECT Template:Country data Kuwait
Brose Goal 56'
Lagos Goal 79'
Snow Goal 85'
Report Al-Hadiyah Goal 16'
Estadio La Romareda, Zaragoza
Attendance: 4.500
Referee: Kee Chong (MRI)

July 27, 1992
21:00
Italy 23x15px 0 – 3 23x15px Poland
Report Juskowiak Goal 5'
Staniek Goal 48'
Mielcarski Goal 90'
Estadi de Sarrià, Barcelona
Attendance: 15.000
Referee: Don (GBR)

July 29, 1992
19:00
United States 23x15px 2 – 2 23x15px Poland
Imler Goal 20'
Snow Goal 85'
Report Koźmiński Goal 31'
Juskowiak Goal 40'
Estadio La Romareda, Zaragoza
Attendance: 3.000
Referee: Kee Chong (MRI)

July 29, 1992
21:00
Italy 23x15px 1 – 0 #REDIRECT Template:Country data Kuwait
Melli Goal 10' Report
Estadi de Sarrià, Barcelona
Attendance: 8.000
Referee: Brizio Carter (MEX)

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Spain 3 3 0 0 8 0 +8 6
23x15px Qatar 3 1 1 1 2 3 −1 3
23x15px Egypt 3 1 0 2 4 6 −2 2
23x15px Colombia 3 0 1 2 4 9 −5 1


July 24, 1992
21:00
Spain 23x15px 4 – 0 23x15px Colombia
Guardiola Goal 10'
Kiko Goal 37'
Berges Goal 41'
Luis Enrique Goal 69'
Report
Estadio Luis Casanova, Valencia
Attendance: 18.000
Referee: Merk (GER)

July 24, 1992
20:00
Egypt 23x15px 0 – 1 23x15px Qatar
Report Mustafa Goal 74'
Estadio Nova Creu Alta, Sabadell
Attendance: 2.000
Referee: Don (GBR)

July 27, 1992
21:00
Spain 23x15px 2 – 0 23x15px Egypt
Solozábal Goal 55'
Soler Goal 70'
Report
Estadio Luis Casanova, Valencia
Attendance: 15.000
Referee: Rezende de Freitas (BRA)

July 27, 1992
19:00
Colombia 23x15px 1 – 1 23x15px Qatar
Aristizábal Goal 62' Report Soufi Goal 89'
Estadio Nova Creu Alta, Sabadell
Attendance: 2.000
Referee: Brizio Carter (MEX)

July 29, 1992
21:00
Spain 23x15px 2 – 0 23x15px Qatar
Alfonso Goal 40'
Kiko Goal 60'
Report
Estadio Luis Casanova, Valencia
Attendance: 19.300
Referee: Angeles (USA)

July 29, 1992
19:00
Colombia 23x15px 3 – 4 23x15px Egypt
Gaviria Goal 9', Goal 84'
Pacheco Goal 14'
Report Youssef Goal 27'
El-Masry Goal 47'
Khashaba Goal 91', Goal 94'
Estadio Nova Creu Alta, Sabadell
Attendance: 4.500
Referee: Bujsaim (UAE)

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Sweden 3 1 2 0 5 1 +4 4
23x15px Paraguay 3 1 2 0 3 1 +2 4
Template:Country data KOR 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
23x15px Morocco 3 0 1 2 2 8 −6 1


July 26, 1992
21:00
Sweden 23x15px 0 – 0 23x15px Paraguay
Report
Estadi de Sarrià, Barcelona
Attendance: 15.000
Referee: Spassov (BUL)


July 28, 1992
19:00
Sweden 23x15px 4 – 0 23x15px Morocco
Brolin Goal 14', Goal 69'
Mild Goal 20'
Rödlund Goal 57''
Report
Estadio Nova Creu Alta, Sabadell
Attendance: 5.000
Referee: Torres Cadena (COL)



July 30, 1992
21:00
Paraguay 23x15px 3 – 1 23x15px Morocco
Arce Goal 43'
Caballero Goal 57'
Gamarra Goal 70'
Report Naybet Goal 87'
Estadio Luis Casanova, Valencia
Attendance: 2.000
Referee: Merk (GER)

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Ghana 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 4
23x15px Australia 3 1 1 1 5 4 +1 3
23x15px Mexico 3 0 3 0 3 3 0 3
23x15px Denmark 3 0 2 1 1 4 −3 2


July 26, 1992
19:00
Denmark 23x15px 1 – 1 23x15px Mexico
Thomsen Goal 85' Report Rotllán Goal 39' (pen.)
Estadio La Romareda, Zaragoza
Attendance: 8.000
Referee: Baldas (ITA)

July 26, 1992
19:00
Ghana 23x15px 3 – 1 23x15px Australia
Gargo Goal 12'
Ayew Goal 83', Goal 89'
Report Vidmar Goal 91'
Estadio Nova Creu Alta, Sabadell
Attendance: 4.000
Referee: Bujsaim (UAE)

July 28, 1992
19:00
Denmark 23x15px 0 – 0 23x15px Ghana
Report
Estadio La Romareda, Zaragoza
Attendance: 5.000
Referee: Escobar (PAR)

July 28, 1992
21:00
Mexico 23x15px 1 – 1 23x15px Australia
Castañeda Goal 63' Report Arambasic Goal 20'
Estadi de Sarrià, Barcelona
Attendance: 10.000
Referee: Tachi (JPN)

July 30, 1992
19:00
Denmark 23x15px 0 – 3 23x15px Australia
Report Markovski Goal 32'
Mori Goal 60'
Vidmar Goal 75'
Estadio La Romareda, Zaragoza
Attendance: 3.000
Referee: Baldas (ITA)

July 30, 1992
19:00
Mexico 23x15px 1 – 1 23x15px Ghana
Rotllán Goal 30' Report Ayew Goal 79'
Estadio Nova Creu Alta, Sabadell
Attendance: 6.000
Referee: Torres Cadena (COL)

Knockout stage

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Quarter-finals


August 1, 1992
19:00
Spain 23x15px 1 – 0 23x15px Italy
Kiko Goal 38' Report
Estadio Luis Casanova, Valencia
Attendance: 32.000
Referee: Rezende de Freitas (BRA)


August 1, 1992
21:30
Poland 23x15px 2 – 0 23x15px Qatar
Kowalczyk Goal 42'
Jałocha Goal 74'
Report
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 25.000
Referee: Sendid (ALG)


August 2, 1992
19:00
Paraguay 23x15px 2 – 4 (aet) 23x15px Ghana
Acheampong Goal 78' (o.g.)
Campos Goal 81'
Report Ayew Goal 17', Goal 55', Goal 121'
Rahman Goal 114'
Estadio La Romareda, Zaragoza
Attendance: 10.000
Referee: Bujsaim (UAE)


August 2, 1992
21:30
Sweden 23x15px 1 – 2 23x15px Australia
Andersson Goal 60' Report Markovski Goal 30'
Murphy Goal 53'
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 30.000
Referee: Brizio Carter (MEX)

Semi-finals

August 5, 1992
19:00
Spain 23x15px 2 – 0 23x15px Ghana
Abelardo Goal 25'
Berges Goal 55'
Report
Estadio Luis Casanova, Valencia
Attendance: 36.000
Referee: Brizio Carter (MEX)

August 5, 1992
21:30
Poland 23x15px 6 – 1 23x15px Australia
Kowalczyk Goal 27', Goal 88'
Juskowiak Goal 43', Goal 52', Goal 78'
Murphy Goal 67' (o.g.)
Report Veart Goal 35'
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 45.000
Referee: Rezende de Freitas (BRA)

Bronze Medal match

August 7, 1992
20:00
Australia 23x15px 0 – 1 23x15px Ghana
Report Asare Goal 19'
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 15.000
Referee: Díaz Vega (ESP)

Gold Medal match

August 8, 1992
20:00
Poland 23x15px 2 – 3 23x15px Spain
Kowalczyk Goal 44'
Staniek Goal 76'
Report Abelardo Goal 65'
Kiko Goal 72', Goal 90'
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 95.000
Referee: Torres Cadena (COL)

Medal winners

Goalscorers

With seven goals, Andrzej Juskowiak of Poland is the top scorer in the tournament. In total, 87 goals were scored by 57 different players, with two of them credited as own goals.

7 goals
6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
2 goals

1 goal

Own goals

Final ranking

[1]

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Spain Spain (ESP) 6 6 0 0 14 2 +12 12
2 Poland Poland (POL) 6 4 1 1 17 6 +11 9
3 Ghana Ghana (GHA) 6 3 2 1 9 6 +3 8
4 Australia Australia (AUS) 6 2 1 3 8 12 –4 5
5 Italy Italy (ITA) 3 2 0 2 3 5 -2 4
6 Qatar Qatar (QAT) 3 1 1 2 2 5 -3 3
7 Sweden Sweden (SWE) 3 1 2 1 6 3 +3 4
8 Paraguay Paraguay (PAR) 3 1 2 1 5 5 0 4
9 United States United States (USA) 3 1 1 1 6 5 +1 3
10 Mexico Mexico (MEX) 3 0 3 0 3 3 0 3
11 South Korea South Korea (KOR) 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
12 Egypt Egypt (EGY) 3 1 0 2 4 6 −2 2
13 Denmark Denmark (DEN) 3 0 2 1 1 4 −3 2
14 Colombia Colombia (COL) 3 0 1 2 4 9 –5 1
15 Morocco Morocco (MAR) 3 0 1 2 2 8 –6 1
16 Kuwait Kuwait (KUW) 3 0 0 3 1 6 –5 0

References

  1. ^ http://www.rsssf.com/tableso/ol1992f-det.html

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