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Football at the 1971 Mediterranean Games

The 1971 Mediterranean Games football tournament was the 6th edition of the Mediterranean Games men's football tournament. The football tournament was held in İzmir, Turkey between the 6–16 October 1971 as part of the 1971 Mediterranean Games.

1971 Mediterranean Games
football tournament
Tournament details
Host countryTurkey
Cityİzmir
Dates6 – 16 October
Teams8 (from 3 confederations)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Yugoslavia Ol. (1st title)
Runners-up Tunisia
Third placeTurkey Turkey B
Fourth place Egypt
Tournament statistics
Matches played12
Goals scored24 (2 per match)
1967
1975

Participating teamsEdit

The following countries have participated for the final tournament:

Federation Nation
CAF Africa   Egypt
  Morocco
  Tunisia
AFC Asia   Syria
UEFA Europe   France B (holders)
  Greece Ol.
  Turkey B (hosts)
  Yugoslavia Ol.

VenuesEdit

Cities Venues Capacity
İzmir İzmir Atatürk Stadium 70 000

SquadsEdit

TournamentEdit

All times local : Time zone (UTC+3)

Key to colours in group tables
Advance to the Final
Advance to the Third place match
Advance to the Fifth place match

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Tunisia 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 5
  Turkey B 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 5
  France B 3 1 0 2 2 3 −1 2
  Syria 3 0 0 3 1 4 −3 0

Tunisia won group on draw.

Turkey B  2 – 1  Syria
    
France B  1 – 2  Tunisia
  Chakroun   85'86'

Turkey B  0 – 0  Tunisia
France B  1 – 0  Syria
 

Tunisia  1 – 0  Syria
Khouini   79'
Attendance: 60 000
France B  0 – 1  Turkey B
 

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Yugoslavia Ol. 2 1 1 0 7 2 +5 3
  Egypt 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 2
  Greece Ol. 2 0 1 1 1 6 −5 1
  Morocco (disqualified) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Yugoslavia Ol.  6 – 1  Greece Ol.
        
Egypt  0 – 1  Morocco
Faras   34'

Yugoslavia Ol.  1 – 1  Egypt
  Mekhaimar   89'
Morocco  1 – 0  Greece Ol.
 

Yugoslavia Ol.  1 – 0
(Abandoned)
  Morocco
Novak  

Match abandoned at 1-0, Morocco walked off after two players sent off. Morocco disqualified and all their results annulled

Greece Ol.  0 – 0  Egypt

Knockout stageEdit

Fifth place matchEdit

France B  3 – 1  Greece Ol.
     

Third place matchEdit

Turkey B  1 – 0 (a.e.t.)  Egypt
 

FinalEdit

Tunisia  0 – 1  Yugoslavia Ol.
Novak  
Attendance: 30 000

Tournament classificationEdit

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Yugoslavia Ol. 3 2 1 0 8 2 +6 5
2   Tunisia 4 2 1 1 3 2 +1 5
3   Turkey B 4 3 1 0 4 1 +3 7
4   Egypt 3 0 2 1 1 2 –1 2
Eliminated in the group stage
5   France B 4 2 0 2 5 4 +1 4
6   Greece Ol. 3 0 1 2 2 9 –7 1
7   Syria 3 0 0 3 1 4 –3 0

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