Football at the 1968 Summer Olympics

1968 edition of the association football torunament during the Olympic Summer Games

1968 Football at the Summer Olympics was held in Mexico from 13 to 26 October.

Football at the 1968 Summer Olympics
Tournament details
Host countryMexico
Dates13–26 October
Teams16 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Hungary
Runners-up Bulgaria
Third place Japan
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored116 (3.63 per match)
1964
1972

ResultsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  France 3 2 0 1 8 4 +4 4
  Mexico 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 4
  Colombia 3 1 0 2 4 5 -1 2
  Guinea 3 1 0 2 4 9 -5 2

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Spain 3 2 1 0 4 0 +4 5
  Japan 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 4
  Brazil 3 0 2 1 4 5 -1 2
  Nigeria 3 0 1 2 4 9 -5 1

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Hungary 3 2 1 0 8 2 +6 5
  Israel 3 2 0 1 8 6 +2 4
  Ghana 3 0 2 1 6 8 -2 2
  El Salvador 3 0 1 2 2 8 -6 1

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Bulgaria 3 2 1 0 11 3 +8 5
  Guatemala 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 4
  Czechoslovakia 3 1 1 1 10 3 +7 3
  Thailand 3 0 0 3 1 19 -18 0

Knockout stageEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Third place
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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