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1985 FIFA U-16 World Championship

The 1985 FIFA U-16 World Championship, the first edition of the tournament, was held in the cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, and Dalian in People's Republic of China from July 31, 1985, to August 11, 1985. Players born after August 1, 1968, can participate in this tournament. The total attendance for the tournament was a record 1,230,976 but in 2017 India U-17 World cup surpassed this with a record attendance of 1,347,133.[1]

1985 FIFA U-16 World Championship
FIFA U-16 World Tournament for the Kodak Cup
1985 FIFA U-16世界锦标赛
Tournament details
Host countryChina
DatesJuly 31 – August 11, 1985
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Nigeria (1st title)
Runners-up West Germany
Third place Brazil
Fourth place Guinea
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored91 (2.84 per match)
Attendance1,230,976 (38,468 per match)
Top scorer(s)West Germany Marcel Witeczek (8 goals)
Best player(s)Brazil William
Fair play award West Germany
1987

Contents

VenuesEdit

Qualified TeamsEdit

SquadsEdit

For full squad lists for the 1985 U-16 World Championship see 1985 FIFA U-16 World Championship squads.

RefereesEdit

Group stagesEdit

Group AEdit

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  China PR 3 2 1 0 6 3 +3 5
  Guinea 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 4
  United States 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 2
  Bolivia 3 0 1 2 2 6 −4 1
China PR  1–1  Bolivia
Xie Yuxin   28' (pen.) (Report) Sánchez   13'
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Miklos Nagy
Guinea  1–0  United States
Koita   68' (Report)

China PR  2–1  Guinea
Xie Yuxin   18' (pen.)
Guo Zhuang   27'
(Report) Sylla   42'
Bolivia  1–2  United States
Etcheverry   31' (Report) McPhail   51'
Pride   64'
Attendance: 40,000

China PR  3–1  United States
Cao Xiandong   20'
Guo Zhuang   22'
Sun Bowei   25'
(Report) Pride   75'
Attendance: 60,000
Bolivia  0–3  Guinea
(Report) Soumah   32'
Toure   37'
Koita   55'
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Miklos Nagy

Group BEdit

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Australia 3 3 0 0 4 1 +3 6
  West Germany 3 1 1 1 5 3 +2 3
  Argentina 3 1 1 1 5 4 +1 3
  Congo 3 0 0 3 4 10 −6 0
Australia  1–0  Argentina
Naven   28' Report
Attendance: 20,000
Congo  1–4  West Germany
Kakou   73' Report Mirwald   21'
Witeczek   38'65'
Dammeier   56'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Chen Shengcai

Australia  2–1  Congo
Trimboli   19'
Thodis   42'
Report Kakou   76'
Argentina  1–1  West Germany
Cáceres   16' Report Gabriel   15'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Claudio Pieri

Australia  1–0  West Germany
Trimboli   12' Report
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Karim Camara
Argentina  4–2  Congo
Maradona   23' (pen.)24'
Frutos   38'
Álvarez   63'
Report Salles   46'
Mantot   60' (pen.)
Attendance: 20,000

Group CEdit

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Saudi Arabia 3 2 1 0 7 2 +5 5
  Nigeria 3 2 1 0 4 0 +4 5
  Italy 3 1 0 2 3 4 −1 2
  Costa Rica 3 0 0 3 1 9 −8 0
Saudi Arabia  4–1  Costa Rica
Al Dosary   25'
Al Suraiti   63'
Al Razgan   66'
Al Fahad   68'
Report Medford   12'
Attendance: 35,000
Nigeria  1–0  Italy
Momoh   67' (Report)
Attendance: 35,000

Saudi Arabia  0–0  Nigeria
Report
Attendance: 36,000
Costa Rica  0–2  Italy
Report Caverzan   17'
Bresciani   46'

Saudi Arabia  3–1  Italy
Al Boushal   4'61'
Al Razgan   78' (pen.)
Report Bresciani   37'
Attendance: 30,000
Costa Rica  0–3  Nigeria
(Report) Igbinoba   62'
Momoh   70'
Babatunde   72'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Zhang Daqiao

Group DEdit

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Hungary 3 2 1 0 4 0 +4 5
  Brazil 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 4
  Mexico 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 3
  Qatar 3 0 0 3 2 8 −6 0
Qatar  1–2  Brazil
Al Abdulla   50' Report Bismarck   9'
William   58'
Mexico  0–0  Hungary
Report
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Cui Baoyin

Qatar  1–3  Mexico
Al Mohannadi   5' (pen.) Report Cortes   36'
Ledesma   52'77' (pen.)
Brazil  0–1  Hungary
Report Kanal   55'

Qatar  0–3  Hungary
Report Huszak   9'
Marik   38'
Kanal   80'
Attendance: 25,000
Brazil  2–0  Mexico
William   60'
Mauricio   67'
Report

Knockout stagesEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
August 7 - Beijing
 
 
  China PR2
 
August 9 - Beijing
 
  West Germany4
 
  West Germany4
 
August 7 - Dalian
 
  Brazil3
 
  Saudi Arabia1
 
August 11 - Beijing
 
  Brazil2
 
  West Germany0
 
August 7 - Tianjin
 
  Nigeria2
 
  Australia0 (2)
 
August 9 - Shanghai
 
  Guinea (pen.)0 (4)
 
  Nigeria (pen.)1 (4)
 
August 7 - Shanghai
 
  Guinea1 (2) Third place
 
  Hungary1
 
August 11 - Beijing
 
  Nigeria3
 
  Brazil4
 
 
  Guinea1
 

QuarterfinalsEdit

China PR  2–4  West Germany
Guo Zhuang   14'
Tu Shengqiao   39'
Report Witeczek   10'37'45'
Bi Sheng   35' (o.g.)

Australia  0–0 (a.e.t.)
(2–4 pen.)
  Guinea
Report
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Claudio Pieri

Saudi Arabia  1–2  Brazil
Al Razgan   52' (pen.) Report William   38'49' (pen.)

Hungary  1–3  Nigeria
Marik   2' Report Momoh   17'58'
Igbinoba   60'

SemifinalsEdit

West Germany  4–3  Brazil
Witeczek   15'57'66'
Konerding   47'
Report Bismarck   6'
Andre Cruz   37'
Rodrigues   70'
Attendance: 50,000

Nigeria  1–1 (a.e.t.)
(4–2 pen.)
  Guinea
Atere   10' Report Soumah   20'
Attendance: 30,000

Third place play-offEdit

Brazil  4–1  Guinea
Marques   11'
Mauricio   42'
William   51'
Bismarck   73'
Report Sylla   65'
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Cui Baoyin

FinalEdit

West Germany  0–2  Nigeria
Report Akpoborie   4'
Igbinoba   79'

ResultEdit

 1985 FIFA U-16 World Championship Winners 
 
Nigeria
First title

GoalscorersEdit

Final rankingEdit

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Nigeria 6 4 2 0 10 2 +8 10
2   West Germany 6 3 1 2 13 10 +3 7
3   Brazil 6 4 0 2 13 8 +5 8
4   Guinea 6 2 2 2 7 7 0 6
Eliminated in the quarter-finals
5   Australia 4 3 1 0 4 1 +3 7
6   Saudi Arabia 4 2 1 1 8 4 +4 5
7   Hungary 4 2 1 1 5 3 +2 5
8   China PR 4 2 1 1 8 7 +1 5
Eliminated at the group stage
9   Argentina 3 1 1 1 5 4 +1 3
10   Mexico 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 3
11   Italy 3 1 0 2 3 4 –1 2
12   United States 3 1 0 2 3 5 –2 2
13   Bolivia 3 0 1 2 2 6 –4 1
14   Congo 3 0 0 3 4 10 –6 0
15   Qatar 3 0 0 3 2 8 –6 0
16   Costa Rica 3 0 0 3 1 9 –8 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "India could shatter Under 17 World Cup attendance record - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-10-23.

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