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Football at the 1997 Pan Arab Games

The 1997 Pan Arab Games football tournament was the 8th edition of the Pan Arab Games men's football tournament. The football tournament was held in Beirut, Lebanon between 13–27 July 1997 as part of the 1997 Pan Arab Games.

1997 Pan Arab Games
football tournament
Tournament details
Host country Lebanon
CityBeirut
Dates13–27 July 1997
Teams8 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Jordan (1st title)
Runners-up Syria
Third place Lebanon
Fourth place Kuwait B
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored48 (3 per match)
1992
1999

Contents

Participating teamsEdit

Eight teams took part to the tournament, Kuwait participated with the reserve team and United Arab Emirates with the U21 team. The following countries have participated for the final tournament:

SquadsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Jordan 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2 5
  Lebanon 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 5
  Libya 3 0 2 1 4 5 −1 2
  Oman 3 0 2 1 4 6 −2 2
Lebanon  1 – 1  Jordan
  Abu Hantash  
Oman  2 – 2  Libya

Lebanon  1 – 1  Oman
Jordan  1 – 1  Libya
Al-Sheyab    

Lebanon  2 – 1  Libya
Jordan  3 – 1  Oman
Al-Sheyab  
Abu-Abed  
Tadrus  
 

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Syria 3 3 0 0 6 2 +4 9
  Kuwait B 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 6
  UA Emirates U21 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 3
  Mauritania 3 0 0 3 2 6 −4 0
Kuwait B  3 – 1  Mauritania
UA Emirates U21  1 – 3  Syria

Kuwait B  1 – 2  Syria
UA Emirates U21  2 – 1  Mauritania

UA Emirates U21  0 – 1  Kuwait B
Syria  1 – 0  Mauritania

Knockout stageEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
23 July – Beirut
 
 
  Jordan3
 
27 July – Beirut
 
  Kuwait B2
 
  Jordan1
 
24 July – Beirut
 
  Syria0
 
  Syria (a.e.t.)3
 
 
  Lebanon2
 
Third place
 
 
26 July – Beirut
 
 
  Lebanon3
 
 
  Kuwait B1

SemifinalsEdit

Jordan  3 – 2  Kuwait B
Al-Sheyab   
Tadrus  
  

Syria  3 – 2 (a.e.t.)  Lebanon

Third place MatchEdit

Lebanon  3 – 1  Kuwait B

FinalEdit

Jordan  1 – 0  Syria
Tadrus   84'

Final rankingEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Final result
    Jordan 5 3 2 0 9 5 +4 11 Gold Medal
    Syria 5 4 0 1 9 5 +4 12 Silver Medal
    Lebanon (H) 5 2 2 1 9 7 +2 8 Bronze Medal
4   Kuwait B 5 2 0 3 8 9 −1 6 Fourth place
5   United Arab Emirates U21 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 3 Eliminated in
group stage
6   Libya 3 0 2 1 4 5 −1 2
7   Oman 3 0 2 1 4 6 −2 2
8   Mauritania 3 0 0 3 2 6 −4 0
Source: rsssf
(H) Host.

External linksEdit