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Football at the 1964 Summer Olympics

The football competition at the 1964 Summer Olympics started on October 11 and ended on October 23. Only one event, the men's tournament, was contested. The tournament features 14 men's national teams from six continental confederations. The 14 teams are drawn into two groups of four and two groups of three and each group plays a round-robin tournament. At the end of the group stage, the top two teams advanced to the knockout stage, beginning with the quarter-finals and culminating with the gold medal match at the Olympic Stadium on October 23, 1964. There was also three consolation matches played by losing quarter-finalists. The winner of these matches placed fifth in the tournament.[1]

Football at the 1964 Summer Olympics
1964 Olympics football stamp of Japan.jpg
Football at the 1964 Olympics on a stamp of Japan
Tournament details
Host countryJapan
Dates11–23 October
Teams14 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)8 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Hungary
Runners-up Czechoslovakia
Third place Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played29
Goals scored123 (4.24 per match)
Top scorer(s)Hungary Ferenc Bene (12 goals)
1960
1968

Contents

QualificationEdit

Regional qualifying tournaments were held. A riot in Lima during the decisive PeruArgentina match resulted in 328 deaths.[2]

16 teams qualified and were divided into 4 groups:

Two best teams of each group competed in the quarter-finals.

Italy and Korea D.P.R. withdrew: Italy because their team was not amateur, and North Korea because some Koreans were prevented from playing.

VenuesEdit

Tokyo
Prince Chichibu Football Field (1) National Olympic Stadium (2) Komazawa Olympic Park Stadium (3)
Capacity: 17,569 Capacity: 71,556 Capacity: 20,780
     
Saitama
 
Ōmiya Football Field (4)
Capacity: 14,392
 
Yokohama
Mitsuzawa Football Field (5)
Capacity: 10,102
 

MedalistsEdit

SquadsEdit

First roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Germany 3 2 1 0 7 1 +6 5
  Romania 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 5
  Mexico 3 0 1 2 2 6 −4 1
  Iran 3 0 1 2 1 6 −5 1
Romania  3–1  Mexico
Creiniceanu   20'
Pârcălab   33'
Ionescu   47'
Report Fragoso   73'
Attendance: 12,932
Referee: Yokoyama (JPN)

  Germany4–0  Iran
Bauchspieß   7'
Vogel   20'63'
Frenzel   44'
Report
Attendance: 12.671
Referee: De Queiroz (BRA)

Iran  1–1  Mexico
Nayyerloo   59' Report González Dávila   54'
Attendance: 15,938
Referee: Wontumi (GHA)

  Germany1–1  Romania
Frenzel   22' Report Pavlovici   27'
Attendance: 18,970
Referee: Korelus (TCH)

  Germany2–0  Mexico
Barthels   37'
Nöldner   66'
Report
Attendance: 12,814
Referee: De Silva (MAS)

Romania  1–0  Iran
Pavlovici   26' Report
Attendance: 13,026
Referee: Comesaña (ARG)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Hungary 2 2 0 0 12 5 +7 4
  Yugoslavia 2 1 0 1 8 7 +1 2
  Morocco 2 0 0 2 1 9 −8 0
  North Korea Withdrew
Hungary  6–0  Morocco
Bene   13'38' (pen.)70'74'78'87' Report

Yugoslavia  3–1  Morocco
Samardžić   8'
Belin   12'59'
Report Bouachra   2'
Attendance: 12,675
Referee: Imam (UAE)

Hungary  6–5  Yugoslavia
Csernai   5'11'44'63' (pen.)
Farkas   18'
Bene   25' (pen.)
Report Osim   1'82'
Belin   12'35'
Zambata   31'

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Czechoslovakia 3 3 0 0 12 2 +10 6
  United Arab Republic 3 1 1 1 12 6 +6 3
  Brazil 3 1 1 1 5 2 +3 3
  South Korea 3 0 0 3 1 20 −19 0
Brazil  1–1  United Arab Republic
Roberto   10' Report Shanin   88'
Attendance: 16,450
Referee: Glöckner (GDR)

Czechoslovakia  6–1  South Korea
Lichtnégl   25'
Vojta   26'
Mráz   32'68'
Masný   43'71'
Report Lee Yi-Woo   59'
Attendance: 12,943
Referee: Valenzuela (MEX)

Czechoslovakia  5–1  United Arab Republic
Vojta   5'27'
Urban   36'
Mráz   83'
Cvetler   84'
Report Riad   53'
Attendance: 15,903
Referee: Zsolt (HUN)

Brazil  4–0  South Korea
Zé Roberto   30'
Elizeu   44'54'
Roberto   73'
Report
Attendance: 12,672
Referee: Boukkili (MAR)

United Arab Republic  10–0  South Korea
Riad   14'17'40'48'72'77'
Mohamed   50'
El-Fanagily   61'
Etman   66'
Hassan   78'
Report
Attendance: 16,039
Referee: Glöckner (GDR)

Czechoslovakia  1–0  Brazil
Valošek   77' Report
Attendance: 13,120
Referee: Tehrani (IRN)

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Ghana 2 1 1 0 4 3 +1 3
  Japan 2 1 0 1 5 5 0 2
  Argentina 2 0 1 1 3 4 −1 1
  Italy Withdrew

Italian team withdrew.

Argentina  1–1  Ghana
Bulla   26' Report E. Acquah   80'
Attendance: 12,452
Referee: Ashkenazi (ISR)

Japan  3–2  Argentina
Sugiyama   54'
Kawabuchi   81'
Ogi   82'
Report Domínguez   24'62'
Attendance: 19,049
Referee: Škorić (YUG)

Japan  2–3  Ghana
Sugiyama   12'
Yaegashi   52'
Report Agyemang   27'
S. Acquah   69'
Fulaiteh   80'

Quarter-finalsEdit

  Germany1–0  Yugoslavia
Frenzel   1' Report
Attendance: 15,767
Referee: De Silva (MAS)

Hungary  2–0  Romania
Csernai   2'84' (pen.) Report
Attendance: 12,841
Referee: Ashkenazi (ISR)

United Arab Republic  5–1  Ghana
Badawi   42'61'
Riad   65'
El-Fanagily   69'85'
Report Mfum   37'
Attendance: 13,121
Referee: Glöckner (GDR)

Czechoslovakia  4–0  Japan
Brumovský   43'59'
Vojta   69' (pen.)
Mráz   86'
Report
Attendance: 18,940
Referee: De Queiroz (BRA)

Semi-finalsEdit

Hungary  6–0  United Arab Republic
Bene   7'20'66'77'
Komora   29'58'
Report

Czechoslovakia  2–1  Germany
Lichtnégl   47'
Mráz   89'
Report Nöldner   25'
Attendance: 19,435
Referee: Ashkenazi (ISR)

Bronze Medal matchEdit

  Germany3–1  United Arab Republic
Frenzel   17'
Vogel   48'
Stöcker   56'
Report Attia   75' (pen.)
Attendance: 65,610
Referee: Yokoyama (JPN)

Gold Medal matchEdit

Hungary  2–1  Czechoslovakia
Weiss   47' (o.g.)
Bene   59'
Report Brumovský   80'
Attendance: 65,610
Referee: Ashkenazi (ISR)

First Consolation RoundEdit

Played by losing quarter-finalists.

Japan  1–6  Yugoslavia
Kamamoto   61' Report Zambata   3'5'43'63'
Osim   28'60'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Imam (UAE)
Romania  4–2  Ghana
Pavlovici   12'19'74'
Creiniceanu   41'
Report Fulaiteh   25'44'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: De Silva (MAS)

Consolation Final (5th place match)Edit

Romania  3–0  Yugoslavia
Pavlovici   50'
Pârcălab   72'
Constantin   78'
Report
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Zsolt (HUN)

BracketsEdit

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
  United Arab Republic 5
  Ghana 1
  United Arab Republic 0
  Hungary 6
  Hungary 2
  Romania 0
  Hungary 2
  Czechoslovakia 1
  Czechoslovakia 4
  Japan 0
  Czechoslovakia 2 Third place
  Germany 1
  Germany 1   Germany 3
  Yugoslavia 0   United Arab Republic 1

GoalscorersEdit

Final RankingEdit

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Hungary 5 5 0 0 22 6 +16 10
2   Czechoslovakia 6 5 0 1 19 5 +4 10
3   Germany 6 4 1 1 12 4 +8 9
4   United Arab Republic 6 2 1 3 18 16 +2 5
5   Romania 6 4 1 1 12 6 +6 9
6   Yugoslavia 5 2 0 3 14 12 +2 4
7   Ghana 4 1 1 2 7 12 −5 3
8   Japan 4 1 0 3 6 15 −9 2
9   Brazil 3 1 1 1 5 2 +3 3
10   Argentina 2 0 1 1 3 4 −1 1
11   Mexico 3 0 1 2 2 6 −4 1
12   Iran 3 0 1 2 1 6 −5 1
13   Morocco 2 0 0 2 1 9 −8 0
14   South Korea 3 0 0 3 1 20 −19 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Football at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
  2. ^ Edwards, Piers (2014-05-23). "Lima 1964: The world's worst stadium disaster". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-05-25.

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