1989 FIFA U-16 World Championship

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1989 FIFA U-16 World Championship
3rd FIFA U-16 World Tournament for the JVC Cup
3mh Farpais Cruinne FIFA U-16 airson Cupa JVC
Tournament details
Host countryScotland
Dates10–24 June
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Saudi Arabia (1st title)
Runners-up Scotland
Third place Portugal
Fourth place Bahrain
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored77 (2.41 per match)
Attendance256,000 (8,000 per match)
Top scorer(s)Bahrain Khaled Jasem
Guinea Fode Camara
Portugal Gil Gomes
Portugal Tulipa
Saudi Arabia Khalid Al Rowaihi
(3 goals each)
Best player(s)Scotland James Will
Fair play award Bahrain

The 1989 FIFA U-16 World Championship, the third edition of the tournament, was held in the Scottish cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Motherwell, Aberdeen, and Dundee between 10 June and 24 June 1989. Players born after 1 August 1972 could participate in this tournament. Saudi Arabia won the tournament and became the first Asian team to win a FIFA tournament. As of November 2019, they also became the only Asian men's team to win any FIFA tournament.