1995 King Fahd Cup
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1995 King Fahd Cup
1995 King Fahd Cup
1995
Tournament details
Host countrySaudi Arabia
CityRiyadh
Dates6 January - 13 January
Teams6 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Denmark
Runners-up Argentina
Third place Mexico
Fourth place Nigeria
Tournament statistics
Matches played8
Goals scored19 (2.38 per match)
Attendance165,000 (20,625 per match)
Top scorer(s)Mexico Luis García (3 goals)
Best player(s)Denmark Brian Laudrup[1]
1992
1997

The 1995 King Fahd Cup (Arabic: ‎) was the second and last tournament held under the King Fahd Cup name before the competition was retroactively sanctioned by FIFA and renamed the FIFA Confederations Cup. It was hosted by Saudi Arabia in January 1995. It was won by Denmark, who beat defending champions Argentina 2-0 in the final.[2]

Qualified teams

1995 King Fahd Cup participating teams
Team Confederation Qualification method Date qualification secured Participation no.
 Saudi Arabia AFC Hosts n/a 2nd
 Denmark UEFA UEFA Euro 1992 winners 26 June 1992 1st
 Japan AFC 1992 AFC Asian Cup winners 8 November 1992 1st
 Argentina CONMEBOL 1993 Copa América winners 4 July 1993 2nd
 Mexico CONCACAF 1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup winners 25 July 1993 1st
 Nigeria CAF 1994 African Cup of Nations winners 10 April 1994 1st

Venue

All matches were played at the 67,000-capacity King Fahd II Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Match referees

Squads

Group stage

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Denmark 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 4
 Mexico 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 4
 Saudi Arabia 2 0 0 2 0 4 −4 0

Attendance: 10,000

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 2 1 1 0 5 1 +4 4
 Nigeria 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 4
 Japan 2 0 0 2 1 8 −7 0
Attendance: 25,000

Japan 1-5 Argentina
Miura Goal 57 Report Rambert Goal 31
Ortega Goal 45
Batistuta Goal 4786 (pen.)
Chamot Goal 54

Final stages

Third place play-off

Final

Statistics

Goalscorers

With three goals, Luis García was the top scorer in the tournament. In total, 19 goals were scored by 14 different players, with none of them credited as an own goal.

3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

Tournament ranking

Per statistical convention in football, matches decided in extra time are counted as wins and losses, while matches decided by penalty shoot-outs are counted as draws.

Pos Grp Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Final result
1 A  Denmark 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7 Champions
2 B  Argentina 3 1 1 1 5 3 +2 4 Runners-up
3 A  Mexico 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5 Third place
4 B  Nigeria 3 1 2 0 4 1 +3 5 Fourth place
5 A  Saudi Arabia (H) 2 0 0 2 0 4 −4 0 Eliminated in
group stage
6 B  Japan 2 0 0 2 1 8 −7 0
Source: FIFA[3]
(H) Host.

References

  1. ^ [1] Archived 2016-01-12 at the Wayback Machine; at RSSSF
  2. ^ "FIFA Confederations Cup-Part 1995 King Fahd Cup". Soccer Nostalgia. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ "Statistical Kit: FIFA Confederations Cup (FCC 2017 post-event edition) - Ranking by tournament" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 10 July 2017. p. 21. Archived (PDF) from the original on 28 September 2019. Retrieved 2019.

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