1960 World Men's Military Cup

The 1960 World Men's Military Cup was the fifteenth edition of the World Military Cup, the football military championship of the world. It was hosted by Oran, French Algeria. The format of competition was a championship in the final tournament.

1960 World Men's Military Cup
Tournament details
Host countryFrance
CityOran
Dates15–22 May
Teams4
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Belgium (4th title)
Runners-up Turkey
Third place Greece
Fourth place France
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored13 (2.17 per match)
1959
1961

QualificationEdit

Qualification stageEdit

Group AEdit

Netherlands  1 − 4  France
De Kreek   85' (pen.) Heutte   15'
Deloffre   22', 62'
Courtin   64'
Attendance: 2,500[1]

France  1 − 4  Luxembourg

Luxembourg  4 − 3  Netherlands
Schaack    
Fiedler   85'
Alma   2', 30'
Loo   38'

France  1 − 1  Netherlands
Heutte   De Vries  
Attendance: 12,000[4]

Luxembourg  1 − 1  France

Netherlands  3 − 0  Luxembourg
De Vries  
Theunissen   65'
Bergholz   77'
Attendance: 3000[5]
  •   France qualified for the final tournament

Group BEdit

Belgium  5 − 2  Portugal

Portugal  2 − 0  Belgium
  •   Belgium qualified for the final tournament

Group CEdit

Turkey  1 − 1  United Arab Republic
..., Ankara

United Arab Republic  0 − 0  Turkey
..., Cairo
  •   Turkey qualified for the final tournament

Group DEdit

Greece  1 − 0  Italy
..., Athens

Italy  1 − 1  Greece
..., Brescia
  •   Greece qualified for the final tournament

Qualified teamsEdit

Final TournamentEdit

VenuesEdit

The tournament was held in Stade Henri Fouques-Duparc. With a capacity of 40 000 spectators, it was at this time the biggest stadium of the French Algeria. Now it's called Stade Ahmed Zabana.

Oran
Stade Henri Fouquès-Duparc
Capacity: 40,000
 

ResultsEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Belgium 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 4
  Turkey 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 3
  Greece 3 1 1 1 5 5 0 3
  France 3 0 2 1 3 4 −1 2
France  1 − 1  Belgium
Turkey  1 − 0  Greece

Belgium  2 − 2  Greece
France  0 − 0  Turkey

Greece  3 − 2  France
Belgium  1 − 0  Turkey

ChampionEdit

 1960 World Military Cup Winners 
 
Belgium
Fourth title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Militair elftal te zwak voor Franse team: 1—4" (in Dutch). Het Parool. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Militair elftal krijgt Frans (voetbal) lesje" (in Dutch). Het Vrije Volk. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Militairen verliezen in Luxemburg" (in Dutch). Het Vrije Volk. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Nederlandse militairen speelden gelijk 1-1 tegen Frankrijk" (in Dutch). Nieuwsblad van het Noorden. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Militair elftal neemt revanche op Luxemburg" (in Dutch). De Tijd-Maasbode. Retrieved 12 August 2019.

External linksEdit