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Football at the 1965 Pan Arab Games

The 1965 Pan Arab Games football tournament was the 4th edition of the Pan Arab Games men's football tournament. The football tournament was held in Cairo, Egypt between 2–11 September 1965 as part of the 1965 Pan Arab Games.

1965 Pan Arab Games
football tournament
Tournament details
Host country United Arab Republic
CityCairo
Dates2–11 September 1965
Teams10 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions United Arab Republic (2nd title)
Runners-up Sudan
Third place Libya
Fourth place Palestine
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored151 (6.29 per match)
Top scorer(s)United Arab Republic Hassan El-Shazly
(9 goals)
1961
1976

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
  United Arab Republic 4 4 0 0 20 1 +19 8
  Palestine 4 2 1 1 4 3 +1 5
  Iraq 4 1 2 1 7 2 +5 4
  Lebanon 4 1 1 2 4 7 –3 3
  Aden 4 0 0 4 3 25 –22 0
United Arab Republic  abandoned1  Iraq
Referee: Mamdouh Karma (Jordan)
Palestine  1 – 0  Aden

United Arab Republic  14 – 0  Aden
El-Shazly      
Reyadh     
Abdel Fattah    
Rifaat  
Shehta  
Palestine  1 – 0  Lebanon

Iraq  6 – 0  Aden
Ammo Baba   
Atta   
Hameed   
United Arab Republic  3 – 0  Lebanon
Morsi  
El-Shazly  
Gabr  

United Arab Republic  2 – 1  Palestine
Abdel Fattah  
Morsi  
 
Iraq  0 – 0  Lebanon

Palestine  1 – 1  Iraq
  Dawood  
Lebanon  4 – 3  Aden

United Arab Republic  1 – 0
replay1
  Iraq
El-Gohary   5'

^1 The match was abandoned at kick off because security fears due to overcrowding at the stadium caused the referee to call the match off. The match was replayed on 8 September 1965

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Sudan 4 4 0 0 30 2 +28 8
  Libya 4 3 0 1 39 8 +31 6
  Syria 4 2 0 2 20 8 +12 4
  Lahej 4 1 0 3 2 30 –28 2
  Oman 4 0 0 4 2 45 –43 0
Sudan  9 – 0  Lahej
Jaxa   ?'  ?'  ?'  ?'
Siddig  ?'  ?'
Muhieldin Osman   ?'
Saad Elfan   ?'
El-Kawarti   ?'
Libya  15 – 1  Oman

Syria  4 – 0  Lahej
Sudan  4 – 2  Libya
Siddig   ?'
Samir Salih   ?'
Ramadan Marhoum   ?'
Jaxa   ?'

Libya  6 – 3  Syria
Sudan  15 – 0  Oman
Mustafa Shawish  ?'  ?'  ?'  ?'
Ramadan Marhoum  ?'  ?'  ?'  ?'
Hasab El-Rasoul Omer Ali  ?'  ?'  ?'
Samir Salih  ?'  ?'
El-Kawarti  ?'
Amin Zaki  ?'

Libya  16 – 0  Lahej
Syria  13 – 0  Oman

Lahej  2 – 1  Oman
Sudan  2 – 0  Syria
Siddig  ?'
El-Kawarti  ?'

Knockout stageEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
9 September – Cairo
 
 
  United Arab Republic8
 
11 September – Cairo
 
  Libya1
 
  United Arab Republic2
 
9 September – Cairo
 
  Sudan0
 
  Sudan2
 
 
  Palestine1
 
Third place
 
 
10 September – Cairo
 
 
  Libya4
 
 
  Palestine2

SemifinalsEdit

United Arab Republic  8 – 1  Libya
Reyadh   4'12'19'
El-Shazly   33'52'85'
Shehta   40'79'
 

Sudan  2 – 1  Palestine
Amin Zaki  ?'

Third place matchEdit

Libya  4 – 2  Palestine

FinalEdit

United Arab Republic  0 – 0  Sudan
(Egypt won title on toss)

Final rankingEdit

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   United Arab Republic 6 5 1 0 28 2 +26 11
2   Sudan 6 5 1 0 32 3 +29 11
3   Libya 6 4 0 2 44 18 +26 8
4   Palestine 6 2 1 3 7 9 −2 5
Eliminated in the group stage
5   Syria 4 2 0 2 20 8 +12 4
6   Iraq 4 1 2 1 7 2 +5 4
7   Lebanon 4 1 1 2 4 7 −3 3
8   Lahej 4 1 0 3 2 30 −28 2
9   Aden 4 0 0 4 3 25 −22 0
10   Oman 4 0 0 4 2 45 −43 0
Total 48 22 4 22 151 151 0 48

External linksEdit