Football at the 2005 Mediterranean Games

The 2005 Mediterranean Games football tournament was the 15th edition of the Mediterranean Games men's football tournament. The football tournament was held in Almería, Spain between 23 June and 3 July 2005 as part of the 2005 Mediterranean Games and was contested by 9 teams, all countries were represented by the U-23 teams[1] (although in fact none of the players named were older than 21); Spain won the gold medal.

2005 Mediterranean Games
football tournament
Tournament details
Host countrySpain
CityAlmería
Dates23 June – 3 July
Teams9
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Spain (1st title)
Runners-up Turkey
Third place Libya
Fourth place Morocco
Tournament statistics
Matches played25
Goals scored37 (1.48 per match)
2001
2009

Participating teamsEdit

These nine teams were sorted into three groups of three teams. The top two teams in each group advanced to the quarter finals, as well as the two best third-placed sides.

Federation Nation
CAF Africa   Algeria
  Libya
  Morocco
  Tunisia (holders)
AFC Asia None
UEFA Europe   Greece
  Italy
  Malta
  Spain (hosts)
  Turkey

SquadsEdit

VenuesEdit

Cities Venues Capacity
Almería Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos 22,000
Roquetas de Mar Estadio Antonio Peroles 9,000
El Ejido Estadio Municipal Santo Domingo 7,870
Vícar Estadio Municipal de Vicar 4,000

TournamentEdit

All times are local (CEST (UTC+2)

Key to colours in group tables
Group winners and runners-up advance to the Semi-finals
Best group thirds advance to the Semi-finals

Group stagesEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Italy 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 4
  Libya 2 1 0 1 1 3 −2 3
  Morocco 2 0 1 1 0 1 −1 1
Italy  3–0  Libya
Vantaggiato   34'
Iunco   79'
Masini   90'


Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Turkey 2 1 1 0 6 1 +5 4
  Spain 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 4
  Malta 2 0 0 2 0 7 −7 0
Spain  2–0  Malta
Kepa   77'
Arizmendi   82'

Turkey  1–1  Spain
Aksu   65' Puerta   52'

Turkey  5–0  Malta
Sungur   47'
Aksu   63'
Arda Turan   76'87'
Reis   90'

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Algeria 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 4
  Tunisia 2 0 2 0 3 3 0 2
  Greece 2 0 1 1 2 3 −1 1
Algeria  2–2  Tunisia
Hanitser   33'83' Melliti   29'
Laâbidi   39'


Algeria  1–0  Greece
Metref   37'

Knockout stageEdit

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
29 June–El Ejido
 
 
  Turkey1
 
13 September–Bizerte
 
  Greece0
 
  Turkey1
 
29 June–Roquetas de Mar
 
  Morocco0
 
  Algeria0
 
15 September–Radès
 
  Morocco2
 
  Turkey0
 
29 June–El Ejido
 
  Spain1
 
  Italy1
 
13 September–Tunis
 
  Spain2
 
  Spain5
 
29 June–Roquetas de Mar
 
  Libya0 Third place
 
  Libya (p)1 (4)
 
15 September–Radès
 
  Tunisia1 (3)
 
  Morocco1 (3)
 
 
  Libya (p)1 (4)
 

QuarterfinalsEdit


Morocco  2–0  Algeria
Souari   24'87'

Turkey  1–0  Greece
Aksu   34'

Spain  2–1  Italy
Montañés   67'
Puerta   80'
Vantaggiato   43'

SemifinalsEdit


Spain  5–0  Libya
Gámez   4'60'
del Moral   71'87'
Valera   76'

3rd place matchEdit

Libya  1–1  Morocco
Mabrouk   87' Souari   9'
Penalties
4–3

FinalEdit

Spain  1–0  Turkey
Kepa   7'

Final standingsEdit

ReferencesEdit