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2005 FIFA World Youth Championship

The 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship was the 15th edition of the FIFA World Youth Championship. It took place in the Netherlands between 10 June and 2 July 2005.

2005 FIFA World Youth Championship
Wereldkampioenschap voetbal onder 20 - 2005
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Tournament details
Host countryNetherlands
Dates10 June – 2 July
Teams24 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)6 (in 6 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (5th title)
Runners-up Nigeria
Third place Brazil
Fourth place Morocco
Tournament statistics
Matches played52
Goals scored143 (2.75 per match)
Attendance502,698 (9,667 per match)
Top scorer(s)Argentina Lionel Messi (6 goals)
Best player(s)Argentina Lionel Messi
Fair play award Colombia
2003
2007

Contents

VenuesEdit

QualificationEdit

The following 24 teams qualified for the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship. Host country the Netherlands did not have to qualify for the tournament.

Confederation Qualifying Tournament Qualifier(s)
AFC (Asia) 2004 AFC Youth Championship   China PR
  Japan
  South Korea
  Syria
CAF (Africa) 2005 African Youth Championship   Benin1
  Egypt
  Morocco
  Nigeria
CONCACAF
(North, Central America and Caribbean)
2005 CONCACAF U-20 Tournament   Canada
  Honduras
  Panama
  United States
CONMEBOL (South America) 2005 South American Youth Championship   Argentina
  Brazil
  Chile
  Colombia
OFC (Oceania) 2005 OFC U-20 Championship   Australia
UEFA (Europe) 2004 UEFA Under-19 Championship   Germany
  Italy
  Spain
   Switzerland1
  Turkey
  Ukraine
Host nation   Netherlands
1.^ Teams that made their debut.

SponsorshipEdit

Match officialsEdit

Confederation Referee Assistants
AFC Khalil Al Ghamdi (Saudi Arabia) Fatih Arabati (Jordan)
Eisa Ghuloum (United Arab Emirates)
Kwon Jong-chul (South Korea) Kim Dae-Young (South Korea)
Liu Tiejun (China)
CAF Coffi Codjia (Benin) Aboudou Aderodjou (Benin)
Célestin Ntagungira (Rwanda)
Essam Abd El Fatah (Egypt) Beshr Rashwan (Egypt)
Luleseged Begashaw (Ethiopia)
CONCACAF Rodolfo Sibrian (El Salvador) Carlos Pastrana (Honduras)
Reynaldo Salinas (Honduras)
Benito Archundia (Mexico) José Ramírez (Mexico)
Pedro Rebollar (Mexico)
CONMEBOL Horacio Elizondo (Argentina) Darío García (Argentina)
Rodolfo Otero (Argentina)
Óscar Ruiz (Colombia) Eduardo Botero (Colombia)
Fernando Tamayo (Ecuador)
Jorge Larrionda (Uruguay) Walter Rial (Uruguay)
Pablo Fandiño (Uruguay)
OFC Mark Shield (Australia) Nathan Gibson (Australia)
Ben Wilson (Australia)
UEFA Claus Bo Larsen (Denmark) Bill Hansen (Denmark)
Anders Norrestrand (Denmark)
Terje Hauge (Norway) Steinar Holvik (Norway)
Ole Hermann Borgan (Norway)
Luis Medina Cantalejo (Spain) Victoriano Giráldez Carrasco (Spain)
Pedro Medina Hernández (Spain)
Massimo Busacca (Switzerland) Matthias Arnet (Switzerland)
Franceso Buragina (Switzerland)
Reserve Eric Braamhaar (Netherlands)

SquadsEdit

For a list of all squads that played in the final tournament, see 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship squads.

Group stagesEdit

The 24 teams were split into six groups of four teams. Six group winners, six second-place finishers and the four best third-place finishers qualify for the knockout round.

Group AEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD Status
  Netherlands 9 3 3 0 0 6 1 +5 Advanced to the round of 16
  Japan 2 3 0 2 1 3 4 −1
  Benin 2 3 0 2 1 2 3 −1 Referred to the ranking of third-placed teams
  Australia 2 3 0 2 1 2 5 −3
Benin  1–1  Australia
Omotoyossi   32' (Report) Ward   59'

Netherlands  2–1  Japan
Afellay   7'
Babel   18'
(Report) Hirayama   68'

Japan  1–1  Benin
Mizuno   65' (Report) Maïga   37'

Australia  0–3  Netherlands
(Report) Maduro   20'
Emanuelson   46'
Kruys   74'

Japan  1–1  Australia
Maeda   87' (Report) Townsend   75'

Netherlands  1–0  Benin
Maduro   47' (Report)

Group BEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD Status
  China PR 9 3 3 0 0 9 4 +5 Advanced to the round of 16
  Ukraine 4 3 1 1 1 7 6 +1
  Turkey 4 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 Referred to the ranking of third-placed teams
  Panama 0 3 0 0 3 2 8 −6
Turkey  1–2  China PR
Gökhan   84' (Report) Tan Wangsong   22'
Zhao Xuri   90+5'

Ukraine  3–1  Panama
Aliev   20' (pen.)22'
Feschuk   32'
(Report) Arzhanov   26' (o.g.)

China PR  3–2  Ukraine
Zhu Ting   31'
Chen Tao   66' (pen.)
Cui Peng   75'
(Report) Vorobei   19'
Aliev   70' (pen.)

Panama  0–1  Turkey
(Report) Gökhan   24'

Turkey  2–2  Ukraine
Sezer   8' (pen.)53' (Report) Aliev   5'19'

China PR  4–1  Panama
Zhou Haibin   6'
Gao Lin   40'
Hao Junmin   51'
Lu Lin   78'
(Report) Venegas   37'

Group CEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD Status
  Spain 9 3 3 0 0 13 1 +12 Advanced to the round of 16
  Morocco 6 3 2 0 1 7 3 +4
  Chile 3 3 1 0 2 7 8 −1 Referred to the ranking of third-placed teams
  Honduras 0 3 0 0 3 0 15 −15
Spain  3–1  Morocco
Llorente   28'
Molinero   51'
Silva   71'
(Report) Doulyazal   84' (pen.)
Attendance: 9,863

Honduras  0–7  Chile
(Report) Parada   11'71'
Fuenzalida   30'53'
Fernández   67'
Jara   69'
Morales   77'

Morocco  5–0  Honduras
Iajour   31'43'
Bendamou   55'
Benjelloun   81'
Chihi   90'
(Report)

Chile  0–7  Spain
(Report) Llorente   8'62'78'81'
Robusté   51'
Silva   71'85'
Attendance: 6,600

Spain  3–0  Honduras
Soriano   5'
Silva   38'
Víctor   67'
(Report)
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)

Morocco  1–0  Chile
Bendamou   47' (Report)
Attendance: 11,000

Group DEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD Status
  United States 7 3 2 1 0 2 0 +2 Advanced to the round of 16
  Argentina 6 3 2 0 1 3 1 +2
  Germany 4 3 1 1 1 2 1 +1 Referred to the ranking of third-placed teams
  Egypt 0 3 0 0 3 0 5 −5
Argentina  0–1  United States
(Report) Barrett   39'
Attendance: 10,500
Referee: Terje Hauge (Norway)

Germany  2–0  Egypt
Adler   75'
Matip   90+3'
(Report)
Attendance: 10,500

Egypt  0–2  Argentina
(Report) Messi   47'
Zabaleta   90+1'
Attendance: 8,500

United States  0–0  Germany
(Report)
Attendance: 10,350

Argentina  1–0  Germany
Cardozo   43' (Report)
Attendance: 8,600

United States  1–0  Egypt
Peterson   56' (Report)
Attendance: 7,600

Group EEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD Status
  Colombia 9 3 3 0 0 6 0 +6 Advanced to the round of 16
  Syria 4 3 1 1 1 3 4 −1
  Italy 3 3 1 0 2 5 5 0 Referred to the ranking of third-placed teams
  Canada 1 3 0 1 2 2 7 −5
Colombia  2–0  Italy
Rentería   76'
Guarín   93'
(Report)
Attendance: 7,000

Syria  1–1  Canada
Al Haj   2' (Report) Peters   31'
Attendance: 3,500

Canada  0–2  Colombia
(Report) Falcao   81'
Guarín   88'

Italy  1–2  Syria
Coda   69' (Report) Al Hussain   37'
Al Hamawi   73'

Italy  4–1  Canada
Pellè   23'68'
Galloppa   47'
De Martino   90'
(Report) De Jong   49'

Colombia  2–0  Syria
Rodallega   62'
Falcao   90'
(Report)

Group FEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD Status
  Brazil 7 3 2 1 0 3 0 +3 Advanced to the round of 16
  Nigeria 4 3 1 1 1 4 2 +2
  South Korea 3 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 Referred to the ranking of third-placed teams
   Switzerland 3 3 1 0 2 2 5 −3
Brazil  0–0  Nigeria
(Report)
Attendance: 8,500

South Korea  1–2   Switzerland
Shin Young-rok   25' (Report) Antić   28'
Vonlanthen   33'
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)

Switzerland   0–1  Brazil
(Report) Gladstone   14'
Attendance: 8,200

Nigeria  1–2  South Korea
Abwo   18' (Report) Park Chu-young   89'
Baek Ji-hoon   90+2'
Attendance: 8,500
Referee: Terje Hauge (Norway)

Brazil  2–0  South Korea
Renato   9'
Sóbis   57'
(Report)
Attendance: 8,600

Nigeria  3–0   Switzerland
Ogbuke   49'
Mikel   59' (pen.)
Promise   85'
(Report)
Attendance: 8,000

Ranking of third-placed teamsEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD Status
  Germany 4 3 1 1 1 2 1 +1 Advanced to the round of 16
  Turkey 4 3 1 1 1 4 4 0
  Italy 3 3 1 0 2 5 5 0
  Chile 3 3 1 0 2 7 8 −1
  South Korea 3 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2
  Benin 2 3 0 2 1 2 3 −1

Knockout stagesEdit

BracketEdit

 
Round of 16Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
              
 
21 June
 
 
  China PR2
 
24 June
 
  Germany3
 
  Germany1
 
21 June
 
  Brazil (aet)2
 
  Brazil1
 
28 June
 
  Syria0
 
  Brazil1
 
22 June
 
  Argentina2
 
  Colombia1
 
25 June
 
  Argentina2
 
  Argentina3
 
22 June
 
  Spain1
 
  Spain3
 
2 July
 
  Turkey0
 
  Argentina2
 
21 June
 
  Nigeria1
 
  Morocco1
 
24 June
 
  Japan0
 
  Morocco (pen.)2 (4)
 
21 June
 
  Italy2 (2)
 
  United States1
 
28 June
 
  Italy3
 
  Morocco0
 
22 June
 
  Nigeria3 Third place
 
  Nigeria1
 
25 June2 July
 
  Ukraine0
 
  Nigeria (pen.)1 (10)  Brazil2
 
22 June
 
  Netherlands1 (9)   Morocco1
 
  Netherlands3
 
 
  Chile0
 

Round of 16Edit

United States  1–3  Italy
Freeman   44' (pen.) (Report) Galloppa   54'
Pellè   62'
Kljestan   75' (o.g.)
Attendance: 7,000

Morocco  1–0  Japan
Iajour   90+2' (Report)
Attendance: 11,800

China PR  2–3  Germany
Chen Tao   4'20' (pen.) (Report) Gentner   5'
Adler   30'
Matip   89'

Brazil  1–0  Syria
Rafinha   43' (pen.) (Report)
Attendance: 11,000

Nigeria  1–0  Ukraine
Taiwo   80' (Report)

Netherlands  3–0  Chile
Babel   3'
Owusu-Abeyie   73'
John   80'
(Report)

Colombia  1–2  Argentina
Otálvaro   52' (Report) Messi   58'
Barroso   90+3'
Attendance: 8,400

Spain  3–0  Turkey
Juanfran   28'36'
Robusté   69'
(Report)
Attendance: 8,400
Referee: Terje Hauge (Norway)

Quarter-finalsEdit

Morocco  2–2 (a.e.t.)  Italy
El-Zhar   26'
Battaglia   93' (o.g.)
(Report) Canini   74'
Pellè   112'
Penalties
Rabeh  
Doulyazal  
Iajour  
El-Amrani  
El-Zhar  
4–2   Galloppa
  Agnelli
  Pellè
  Carotti

Germany  1–2 (a.e.t.)  Brazil
Huber   68' (Report) Tardelli   82'
Rafinha   99'
Attendance: 10,000


Argentina  3–1  Spain
Zabaleta   19'
Oberman   71'
Messi   73'
(Report) Zapater   32'
Attendance: 11,200

Semi-finalsEdit

Brazil  1–2  Argentina
Renato   75' (Report) Messi   7'
Zabaleta   90+3'

Morocco  0–3  Nigeria
(Report) Taiwo   34'
Adefemi   70'
Ogbuke   75'

Third place play-offEdit

Brazil  2–1  Morocco
Santos   88'
Edcarlos   90+1'
(Report) Edcarlos   47' (o.g.)

FinalEdit

Argentina  2–1  Nigeria
Messi   40' (pen.)75' (pen.) (Report) Ogbuke   53'
Attendance: 24,500
Referee: Terje Hauge (Norway)

WinnersEdit

 2005 FIFA World Youth Champions 
 
Argentina
Fifth title

GoalscorersEdit

AwardsEdit

Golden Shoe Golden Ball FIFA Fair Play Award
  Lionel Messi   Lionel Messi   Colombia

Final rankingEdit

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Argentina 7 6 0 1 12 5 +7 18
2   Nigeria 7 3 2 2 10 5 +5 11
3   Brazil 7 5 1 1 9 4 +5 16
4   Morocco 7 3 1 3 11 10 +1 10
Eliminated in the quarter-finals
5   Netherlands 5 4 1 0 10 2 +8 13
6   Spain 5 4 0 1 17 4 +13 12
7   Italy 5 2 1 2 10 8 +2 7
8   Germany 5 2 1 2 6 5 +1 7
Eliminated in the Round of 16
9   Colombia 4 3 0 1 7 2 +5 9
10   China PR 4 3 0 1 11 7 +4 9
11   United States 4 2 1 1 3 3 0 7
12   Ukraine 4 1 1 2 7 7 0 4
13   Syria 4 1 1 2 3 5 –2 4
14   Turkey 4 1 1 2 4 7 –3 4
15   Chile 4 1 0 3 7 11 –4 3
16   Japan 4 0 2 2 3 5 –2 2
Eliminated at the group stage
17   South Korea 3 1 0 2 3 5 –2 3
18    Switzerland 3 1 0 2 2 5 –3 3
19   Benin 3 0 2 1 2 3 –1 2
20   Australia 3 0 2 1 2 5 –3 2
21   Canada 3 0 1 2 2 7 –5 1
22   Egypt 3 0 0 3 0 5 –5 0
23   Panama 3 0 0 3 2 8 –6 0
24   Honduras 3 0 0 3 0 15 –15 0

External linksEdit