1999 FIFA Confederations Cup

4th FIFA Confederations Cup, held in Mexico

1999 FIFA Confederations Cup was the 4th FIFA Confederations Cup tournament. It took place in Mexico from 24 July to 4 August. The host, Mexico won the tournament after defeating Brazil. United States got third place.[1]

1999 FIFA Confederations Cup
Copa Confederaciones México '99
Tournament details
Host countryMexico
Dates24 July – 4 August
Teams8 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Mexico (1st title)
Runners-up Brazil
Third place United States
Fourth place Saudi Arabia
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored55 (3.44 per match)
Attendance970,000 (60,625 per match)
Top scorer(s)Saudi Arabia Marzouk Al-Otaibi
Mexico Cuauhtémoc Blanco
Brazil Ronaldinho
(6 goals each)
Best playerBrazil Ronaldinho
Fair play award Brazil
1997
2001

ResultsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Mexico 3 2 1 0 8 3 +5 7
  Saudi Arabia 3 1 1 1 6 6 0 4
  Bolivia 3 0 2 1 2 3 -1 2
  Egypt 3 0 2 1 5 9 -4 2

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Brazil 3 3 0 0 7 0 +7 9
  United States 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 6
  Germany 3 1 0 2 2 6 -4 3
  New Zealand 3 0 0 3 1 6 -5 0

Knockout stage​Edit

  Semifinals Final
1 August - Mexico City
   Mexico (aet)  1  
   United States  0  
 
4 August - Mexico City
       Mexico  4
     Brazil  3
Third place
1 August - Guadalajara 3 August - Guadalajara
   Brazil  8    United States  2
   Saudi Arabia  2      Saudi Arabia  0

ReferencesEdit

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

Other websitesEdit