1995 King Fahd Cup

2nd FIFA Confederations Cup, held in Saudi Arabia

The 1995 FIFA Confederations Cup was the 2th King Fahd Cup tournament. It took place in Saudi Arabia from 6 January to 13 January. Denmark won the tournament after defeating Argentina. Mexico got third place.[1]

1995 King Fahd Cup
Tournament details
Host countrySaudi Arabia
Dates6 January – 13 January
Teams6
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Denmark (1st title)
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)
1992
1997

ResultsEdit

Group StageEdit

Key to colours in group tables
Team advanced to the final.
Team advanced to the third place match.

Group AEdit

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 1 0 0 2 4 –4 0
*: Denmark finished top of the group because they did a penalty shootout with Mexico and won.

Group BEdit

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

Thrid place matchEdit

13 January 1995
18:00 AST
Mexico   1–1
(a.e.t.)
  Nigeria Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Ion Craciunescu (Romania)
Ramírez   20' (Report) Amokachi   31'
  Penalties  
García Aspe  
L. García  
Galindo  
Hermosillo  
Suárez  
5–4   Okocha
  Adepoju
  Eguavoen
  Iroha
  Amunike

FinalEdit

13 January 1995
20:15 AST
Denmark   2–0   Argentina Riyadh, Saudia Arabia
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Ali Bujsaim (United Arab Emirates)
M. Laudrup   8'
P. Rasmussen   75'
(Report)

ReferencesEdit

  1. FIFA.com. "FIFA Confederations Cup archive". FIFA.com.