1995 King Fahd Cup

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1995 King Fahd Cup
Tournament details
Host countrySaudi Arabia
Dates6 January – 13 January
Teams6
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Denmark (1st title)
Runners-up Argentina
Third place Mexico
Fourth place Nigeria
Tournament statistics
Matches played8
Goals scored19 (2.38 per match)
Attendance165,000 (20,625 per match)
Top scorer(s)Mexico Luis García (3 goals)
1992
1997

The 1995 FIFA Confederations Cup was the 2th King Fahd Cup tournament. It took place in Saudi Arabia from 6 January to 13 January. Denmark won the tournament after defeating Argentina. Mexico got third place.[1]

Results[change | change source]

Group Stage[change | change source]

Key to colours in group tables
Team advanced to the final.
Team advanced to the third place match.

Group A[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Denmark Denmark* 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 4
Mexico Mexico 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 4
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 2 1 0 0 2 4 –4 0
*: Denmark finished top of the group because they did a penalty shootout with Mexico and won.

Group B[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Argentina Argentina 2 1 1 0 5 1 +4 4
Nigeria Nigeria 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 4
Japan Japan 2 0 0 2 1 8 –7 0

Thrid place match[change | change source]

13 January 1995
18:00 AST
Mexico  1–1
(a.e.t.)
 Nigeria Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Ion Craciunescu (Romania)
Ramírez Goal 20' (Report) Amokachi Goal 31'
  Penalties  
García Aspe Penalty scored
L. García Penalty scored
Galindo Penalty scored
Hermosillo Penalty scored
Suárez Penalty scored
5–4 Penalty scored Okocha
Penalty scored Adepoju
Penalty scored Eguavoen
Penalty scored Iroha
Penalty missed Amunike

Final[change | change source]

13 January 1995
20:15 AST
Denmark  2–0  Argentina Riyadh, Saudia Arabia
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Ali Bujsaim (United Arab Emirates)
M. Laudrup Goal 8'
P. Rasmussen Goal 75'
(Report)

References[change | change source]

  1. FIFA.com. "FIFA Confederations Cup archive". FIFA.com.