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Football at the 1985 Pan Arab Games

The 1985 Pan Arab Games football tournament was the 6th edition of the Pan Arab Games men's football tournament. The football tournament was held in Rabat, Morocco between 4–16 August 1985 as part of the 1985 Pan Arab Games.

1985 Pan Arab Games
football tournament
Tournament details
Host country Morocco
CityRabat
Dates4–16 August 1985
Teams15 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Iraq B (1st title)
Runners-up Morocco
Third place Algeria B
Fourth place Saudi Arabia
Tournament statistics
Matches played18
Goals scored48 (2.67 per match)
Top scorer(s)Iraq Ahmed Radhi
Saudi Arabia Majed Abdullah
(3 goals each)
1976
1992

Contents

Participating teamsEdit

Eleven teams took part to the tournament, Algeria participated with the B team and Iraq also with the B team in addition to four players from the A team. The following countries have participated for the final tournament:

SquadsEdit

Group stageEdit

Algeria qualified for semifinals on a draw between second-placed teams.

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Morocco 3 2 1 0 8 2 +6 5
  Tunisia 3 2 1 0 8 3 +5 5
  Somalia 3 1 0 2 6 7 –1 2
  Mauritania 3 0 0 3 2 12 –10 0
Morocco  3 – 0  Somalia
Timoumi   
Laghrissi  
Tunisia  4 – 0  Mauritania
Hsoumi   5'
Jeridi   45' (pen.)
Maâloul   72'
Houarbi   85'

Morocco  2 – 2  Tunisia
?   55' (o.g.)
Anafal   69'
Rakbaoui   4'
Hergal   7'
Somalia  5 – 2  Mauritania

Morocco  3 – 0  Mauritania
Somalia  1 – 2  Tunisia
  Jaziri   15' (pen.)
Rakbaoui   56'

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Saudi Arabia 3 3 0 0 5 1 +4 6
  Algeria B 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 2
  United Arab Emirates 3 1 0 2 2 3 –1 2
  North Yemen 3 1 0 2 3 6 –3 2
United Arab Emirates  1 – 0  Algeria B
Saudi Arabia  2 – 0  North Yemen
Abdullah   76' (pen.)
Abu Dawood   79'

Saudi Arabia  1 – 0  United Arab Emirates
Abdullah   38'
Stade d'honneur, Settat
Algeria B  3 – 1  North Yemen

North Yemen  2 – 1  United Arab Emirates

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Iraq B 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4 4
  Libya 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 2
  Syria 2 0 0 2 0 4 –4 0
Iraq B  2 – 0  Libya
Radhi  
Abid  

Syria  0 – 2  Libya

Iraq B  2 – 0  Syria
Allawi  
Mahmoud  

Knockout stageEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
13 August – Rabat
 
 
  Morocco (a.e.t.)1
 
16 August – Rabat
 
  Algeria B0
 
  Morocco0
 
14 August – Casablanca
 
  Iraq B1
 
  Iraq B2
 
 
  Saudi Arabia1
 
Third place
 
 
16 August – Rabat
 
 
  Algeria B-
 
 
  Saudi Arabia (w/o)-

SemifinalsEdit

Morocco  1 – 0 (a.e.t.)  Algeria B
Lamriss   ?'

Iraq B  2 – 1  Saudi Arabia
Radhi   ?'?'   21' (pen.) Abdullah

Third place matchEdit

Algeria B  Cancelled
(Saudi Arabia withdrew)
  Saudi Arabia

FinalEdit

Morocco  0 – 1  Iraq B
Gorgis   8'

Final rankingEdit

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Iraq B 4 4 0 0 7 1 +6 8
2   Morocco 5 3 1 1 9 3 +6 7
3   Algeria B 4 2 0 3 4 5 −1 4
4   Saudi Arabia 4 3 0 2 6 3 +3 6
Eliminated in the group stage
5   Tunisia 3 2 1 0 7 2 +5 5
6   Libya 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 2
7   Somalia 3 1 0 2 5 6 −1 2
8   United Arab Emirates 3 1 0 2 2 3 −1 2
9   North Yemen 3 1 0 2 3 6 −3 2
10   Syria 2 0 0 2 0 4 −4 0
10   Mauritania 3 0 0 3 2 12 −10 0
Total 36 18 2 18 48 48 0 38

External linksEdit