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Football at the 1953 Pan Arab Games

The 1953 Pan Arab Games football tournament was the 1st edition of the Pan Arab Games men's football tournament. The football tournament was held in Alexandria, the Egypt between 1–9 August 1953 as part of the 1953 Pan Arab Games.

1953 Pan Arab Games
football tournament
Tournament details
Host countryEgypt Egypt
CityAlexandria
Dates1–9 August 1953
Teams6 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Egypt (1st title)
Runners-up Syria
Third place Libya
Fourth place Jordan
Tournament statistics
Matches played9
Goals scored56 (6.22 per match)
1957

Contents

Participating teamsEdit

The following countries have participated for the final tournament:

SquadsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Egypt 2 2 0 0 18 3 +15 6
  Libya 2 1 0 1 7 12 –5 3
  Palestine 2 0 0 2 3 13 –10 0
Egypt  8 – 1  Palestine
Qadoura   10'
Shareef El-Far   25'
Ad-Diba   34'37'42'60'
El-Dhizui   50'80'
  17' Farah

Libya  5 – 2  Palestine
Al-Ghannai   12'31'
Al-Zantouni   40'
Al-Yamani   43'
Al-Houni   78'
  45'?' El-Sharfa

Egypt  10 – 2  Libya
Rous   4'
El-Dhizui   19'56'69'77'
Ad-Diba   46'79'88'
Qadoura   65'
?   ?' (o.g.)
  35' Zantouni
  60' (pen.) Al-Houni

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Syria 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 4
  Jordan 2 1 0 1 5 4 +1 3
  Lebanon 2 0 1 1 1 4 –3 1
Syria  3 – 1  Jordan
Al-Aqqad   28'75'
Yaqoub   35'
  15' ?

Jordan  4 – 1  Lebanon
Hekmat   ?'?'
Shehada   ?'
Krikor   ?'
  ?' Abou Murad

Syria  0 – 0  Lebanon

Knockout stageEdit

Fifth place matchEdit

Lebanon  9 – 1  Palestine
           

Third place matchEdit

Libya  3 – 2  Jordan
Al-Ghannai   60'
Al-Zantouni   76' (pen.)
Shenouan   89'
?   ?'
?   76'

FinalEdit

Egypt  4 – 0  Syria
Ad-Diba   25'66'
El-Dhizui   75'
Rous   88'

Final rankingEdit

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Egypt 3 3 0 0 22 3 +19 6
2   Syria 3 1 1 1 3 5 −2 3
3   Libya 3 2 0 1 10 14 −4 4
4   Jordan 3 1 0 2 7 7 0 3
5   Lebanon 3 1 1 1 14 5 +9 4
6   Palestine 3 0 0 3 4 22 −18 0
Total 18 8 2 8 60 56 +4 20

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