Inter Continental Cup

The Inter Continental Cup - Malaysia 2008 was an invitational football tournament, staged in Kuala Lumpur from May 15 to May 25, 2008. The eight-nation tournament features the national Olympic teams (Under-23), including the teams of Nigeria and Australia that participated in that year's 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The other teams taking part are Croatia, Chile, Iraq, Ireland, Togo and hosts Malaysia.

Inter Continental Cup
Founded2008
RegionInternational (FIFA)
Number of teams8
Current championsNigeria Nigeria Olympic Team

Argentina was scheduled to take part in the tournament, but withdrew later, replaced by fellow South American team Chile. Togo also replaced fellow African team Ghana who also withdrew from the tournament.[1]

All the matches were played at the KLFA Stadium in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur and the MBPJ Stadium in Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Nigeria were the champions of the tournament, beating Australia 2-0 in the final.[2]

ChampionsEdit

Year Winner Score Runner-up Venue
Malaysia 2008   Nigeria Olympic Team 2 - 0
  Australia Olympic Team KLFA Stadium, Cheras,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nigeria late for Malaysia tourney". BBC Sport. 14 May 2008.
  2. ^ http://www.goalzz.com/main.aspx?c=3605&stage=1

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