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The 2008 Toulon Tournament was the 36th edition of the Toulon Tournament, and was held from 20 May to 29 May 2008. Tournament finished with the final between Italy and Chile at Stade Mayol in Toulon as Italy had the title after the final score of 1–0, scored by Pablo Osvaldo in the 70th minute.

2008 Toulon Tournament
Toulon Youth Festival
Tournament details
Host countryFrance
Dates20 May – 29 May
Teams8 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)7 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Italy (1st title)
Runners-up Chile
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored42 (2.63 per match)
Top scorer(s)Ivory Coast Sekou Cissé (4 goals)
Best player(s)Italy Sebastian Giovinco

Participant teamsEdit

VenuesEdit

SquadsEdit

ResultsEdit

Group AEdit

TableEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Chile 3 3 0 0 9 3 +6 9
  Japan 3 2 0 1 3 3 0 6
  Netherlands 3 1 0 2 1 3 −2 3
  France 3 0 0 3 4 8 −4 0

Match summariesEdit

All times local (UTC+2)

Japan  1 – 0  Netherlands
Lee   64' report

France  3 – 5  Chile
Bonnet   19'
Quercia   23'
Pentecôte   47'
report Fuenzalida   33'
Martínez   54'
Louvion   80' (o.g.)
Lorca   89'
Sagredo   90'

France  1 – 2  Japan
Quercia   71' report Umesaki   17'
Morimoto   60'

Netherlands  0 – 2  Chile
report Fuenzalida   19'
Orellana   84' (pen.)

France  0 – 1  Netherlands
report Kivuvu   53'

Chile  2 – 0  Japan
Carmona   75'
Morales   90+2'
report

Group BEdit

TableEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Italy 3 3 0 0 6 1 +5 9
  Ivory Coast 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6
  Turkey 3 1 0 2 4 8 −4 3
  United States 3 0 0 3 2 6 −4 0

Match summariesEdit

All times local (UTC+2)

Turkey  3 – 2  United States
Güngör   19'
Şahin   35'
Parlak   59'
Report Brunner   58'
Ochoa   72'

Ivory Coast  0 – 2  Italy
Report Giovinco   65'73'

Ivory Coast  1 – 0  United States
Djapka   70' (pen.) Report

Italy  2 – 1  Turkey
Lanzafame   32'
Marchisio   89'
Report Yılmaz   50'

Italy  2 – 0  United States
Abate   31'
Dessena   36'
Report

Ivory Coast  4 – 0  Turkey
Cissé   43'45+2'86'
Moura   75'
Report

Semi-finalsEdit

Chile  2 – 1  Ivory Coast
Morales   5'
Orellana   60'
Report Djapka   40'
Toulon

Italy  0 – 0 (a.e.t.)  Japan
Report
Penalties
Bocchetti  
Abate  
Cigarini  
Candreva  
Giovinco  
5 – 4   K. Honda
  Kajiyama
  Morishige
  Mizuno
  Mizumoto
Toulon

Third-place playoffEdit

Ivory Coast  2 – 2 (a.e.t.)  Japan
Fofana   31'
Cissé   90+4'
Report Escudero   72'
Morishige   82'
Penalties
Djapka  
Fofana  
Kone  
Anthony  
Cissé  
4 – 3   Honda
  Morishige
  Morimoto
  Lee
  Mizumoto
Toulon

FinalEdit

Chile  0 – 1  Italy
Report Osvaldo   70'
Toulon


 2008 Toulon Tournament 
 
Italy
First title

Goal scorersEdit

Individual awardsEdit

RefereesEdit

Selected referees according to official website:[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Giovinco was Named as the Best Player in Toulon". Archived from the original on 2009-04-16. Retrieved 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ "The Referees in 2008". Archived from the original on 2008-05-28. Retrieved 2008-05-29.

External linksEdit