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Football at the 1987 Mediterranean Games

The 1987 Mediterranean Games football tournament was the 10th edition of the Mediterranean Games men's football tournament. The football tournament was held in Latakia, Syria between 15 and 25 September 1987 as part of the 1987 Mediterranean Games and was contested by 8 teams.[1] The host team Syria won the golden medal.

1987 Mediterranean Games
football tournament
Tournament details
Host countrySyria
CityLatakia
Dates15 – 25 September
Teams8
Final positions
Champions Syria (1st title)
Runners-upFrance France B
Third placeTurkey Turkey B
Fourth place Greece Ol.
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored33 (2.06 per match)
1983
1991

Contents

Participating teamsEdit

8 teams took part in the tournament.

Federation Nation
CAF Africa   Algeria B
  Morocco Ol. (holders)
AFC Asia   Lebanon
  Syria (hosts)
UEFA Europe   France B
  Greece Ol.
  San Marino
  Turkey B

SystemEdit

The 8 teams were divided into two groups of four teams. Teams are awarded two points for a win and one for a draw. No points are awarded for a defeat. The top two sides in each group will advance to the semi-finals.:[1]

SquadsEdit

VenuesEdit

Cities Venues Capacity
Latakia Sports City Stadium 45,000
Latakia Al-Assad Stadium 28,000

TournamentEdit

All times local : CET (UTC+2)

Key to colours in group tables
Group winners advance to the Semi-finals

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  France B 3 2 1 0 5 0 +5 5
  Greece Ol. 3 2 0 1 2 1 +1 4
  Morocco Ol. 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 3
  Algeria B 3 0 0 3 1 7 -6 0
Morocco Ol.  0 – 1  Greece Ol.
Algeria B  0 – 4  France B

Morocco Ol.  0 – 0  France B
Algeria B  0 – 1  Greece Ol.

France B  1 – 0  Greece Ol.
Morocco Ol.  2 – 1  Algeria B
El Ghorf   49'
Nader   ?'
?   23'

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Syria 3 3 0 0 10 1 +9 6
  Turkey B 3 2 0 1 5 1 +4 4
  Lebanon 3 0 1 2 1 7 -6 1
  San Marino 3 0 1 2 0 7 -7 1
San Marino  0 – 0  Lebanon
Syria  1 – 0  Turkey B

Turkey B  1 – 0  Lebanon
Syria  3 – 0  San Marino

Turkey B  4 – 0  San Marino
Aydın   
İnsel   
Syria  6 – 1  Lebanon

Knockout stageEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
22 September
 
 
  Syria (p)1 (3)
 
25 September
 
  Greece Ol.1 (2)
 
  Syria2
 
23 September
 
  France B1
 
  France B1
 
 
  Turkey B0
 
Third place
 
 
24 September
 
 
  Turkey B (a.e.t.)1
 
 
  Greece Ol.0

Semi-finalsEdit

Syria  1 – 1  Greece Ol.
Penalties
3 – 2

France B  1 – 0  Turkey B

Third place matchEdit

Turkey B  1 – 0 (a.e.t.)  Greece Ol.
Görsen   94'

FinalEdit

Syria  2 – 1  France B
Mahrous   37'
Abou El-Sel   85' (pen.)
  44' Prieur
Attendance: 30 000

Tournament classificationEdit

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Syria 5 4 1 0 13 3 +10 9
2   France B 5 3 1 1 7 2 +5 7
3   Turkey B 5 3 0 2 6 2 +4 6
4   Greece Ol. 5 2 1 2 3 3 0 5
Eliminated in the group stage
5   Morocco Ol. 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 3
6   Lebanon 3 0 1 2 1 7 –6 1
7   San Marino 3 0 1 2 0 7 –7 1
8   Algeria B 3 0 0 3 1 7 –6 0

ReferencesEdit