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The Pan Arab Games are a regional multi-sport event held between nations from the Arab world. A men's football tournament has been held at every session of the Games since 1953, except for 2004.

Football at the Pan Arab Games
كرة القدم في دورة الألعاب العربية
Founded1953
RegionArab world (UAFA)
Number of teams12 (from 2 confederations)
Current champions Bahrain (1st title)
Most successful team(s) Egypt (4 titles)

Contents

SummariesEdit

The following table gives an overview of medal winners in football at the Pan Arab Games.

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold medalist Score Silver medalist Bronze medalist Score Fourth place
1953
Details
 
Alexandria
 
Egypt
4 – 0  
Syria
 
Libya
3 – 2  
Jordan
1957
Details
 
Beirut
 
Syria
3 – 1  
Tunisia
 
Lebanon
w/o  
Morocco
1961
Details
 
Casablanca
 
Morocco
n/a  
UA Republic
 
Libya
n/a  
Lebanon
1965
Details
 
Cairo
 
UA Republic
2 – 0  
Sudan
 
Libya
4 – 2  
Palestine
1976
Details
 
Damascus
 
Morocco
n/a  
Saudi Arabia
 
Syria
n/a  
South Yemen
1985
Details
 
Rabat
 
Iraq
1 – 0  
Morocco
 
Algeria
w/o  
Saudi Arabia
1992*
Details
 
Damascus
 
Egypt
3 – 2  
Saudi Arabia
 
Kuwait
2 – 1  
Syria
1997
Details
 
Beirut
 
Jordan
1 – 0  
Syria
 
Lebanon
3 – 1  
Kuwait
1999
Details
 
Amman
 
Jordan
4 – 4 (a.e.t.)
(3 – 1 p.)
 
Iraq
  Libya /   Palestine
No 3rd Place Match
2004  
Algiers
No football tournament No football tournament
2007
Details
 
Cairo
 
Egypt
n/a  
Libya
 
Saudi Arabia
n/a  
United Arab Emirates
2011
Details
 
Doha
 
Bahrain
1 – 0  
Jordan
 
Kuwait
3 – 0 (a.e.t.)  
Palestine

* The 1992 edition organised as part of the Pan Arab Games, and also counted as Arab Nations Cup.
^n/a A round-robin tournament determined the final standings.
^w/o withdrew

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Egypt4105
2  Jordan2103
  Morocco2103
4  Syria1214
5  Iraq1102
6  Bahrain1001
7  Saudi Arabia0213
8  Libya0145
9  Sudan0101
  Tunisia0101
11  Kuwait0022
  Lebanon0022
13  Algeria0011
  Palestine0011
Totals (14 nations)11111234
  • The 1992 edition organised as part of the Pan Arab Games, and also counted as Arab Nations Cup.

Participating nationsEdit

Team  
1953
 
1957
 
1961
 
1965
 
1976
 
1985
 
1992
 
1997
 
1999
 
2007
 
2011
Years
  Algeria 3rd 1
  Bahrain GS 1st 2
  Egypt 1st 2nd 1st 1st 1st 5
  Iraq GS GS 1st 2nd GS 5
  Jordan 4th GS GS GS 1st 1st 2nd 7
  Kuwait GS 3rd 4th 3rd 4
  Lebanon GS 3rd 4th GS 3rd GS 6
  Libya 3rd GS 3rd 3rd GS GS 3rd 2nd GS 9
  Mauritania GS GS GS 3
  Morocco 4th 1st 1st 2nd 4
  Oman GS GS GS GS 4
  Palestine GS 4th GS GS 3rd 4th 6
  Qatar GS GS 2
  Saudi Arabia GS GS 2nd 4th 2nd GS 3rd GS 8
  Somalia GS 1
  Sudan 2nd GS GS 3
  Syria 2nd 1st GS 3rd GS 4th 2nd GS 8
  Tunisia 2nd GS 2
  United Arab Emirates GS GS GS 4th 4
  Yemen GS 4th GS 3
Total 6 8 6 9 7 11 6 8 11 5 10
Legend
  • 1st – Champions
  • 2nd – Runners-up
  • 3rd – Third place
  • 4th – Fourth place
  • GS – Group stage
  • q – Qualified
  •     — Hosts

General statistics (Exclude 1992 Arab Nations Cup)Edit

As end of 2011

Rank Team Part Pld W D L GF GA Dif Pts
1   Libya 9 35 15 8 12 97 73 +24 53
2   Jordan 6 29 15 5 9 51 42 +9 50
3   Egypt 4 18 16 1 1 91 10 +81 49
4   Morocco 4 20 14 5 1 59 15 +44 47
5   Syria 7 29 12 8 9 53 37 +16 44
6   Iraq 5 20 10 5 5 39 23 +16 35
7   Saudi Arabia 7 26 9 5 12 31 58 -27 32
8   Lebanon 6 25 8 7 10 43 45 -2 31
9   Palestine 5 25 7 5 13 25 51 -26 26
10   Sudan 3 13 6 1 6 33 19 +14 19
11   Tunisia 2 8 5 1 2 21 15 +6 16
12   Kuwait 3 14 5 1 8 18 29 -11 16
13   United Arab Emirates 4 15 4 3 8 13 19 -6 15
14   Bahrain 2 6 3 1 2 9 9 0 10
15   South Yemen 1 6 3 1 2 7 8 -1 7
16   Oman 4 13 0 5 8 8 60 -52 5
17   Somalia 1 3 1 0 2 5 6 -1 3
18   Algeria 1 4 1 0 3 4 6 -2 3
19   North Yemen 1 3 1 0 2 3 6 -3 3
20  Lahej 1 4 1 0 3 2 30 -28 3
21   Qatar 2 4 0 2 2 2 6 -4 2
22   Aden 1 4 0 0 4 3 25 -23 0
23   Mauritania 3 12 0 0 12 6 31 -25 0

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