Football at the 1992 Summer Olympics

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1992 Men's Olympic Football Tournament
Tournament details
Host countrySpain
Dates24 July – 8 August
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)5 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Spain (1st title)
Runners-up Poland
Third place Ghana
Fourth place Australia
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored87 (2.72 per match)
Top scorer(s)Poland Andrzej Juskowiak (7 goals)
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1996

The football competition at the 1992 Summer Olympics was the first Olympic football tournament dedicated to under-23 teams. The competition featured 16 men's national sides from the six continental confederations. The 16 teams were drawn into four groups of four and each group played a round-robin tournament. At the end of the group stage, the top two teams advanced to the knockout stage, beginning with the quarter-finals and culminating with the gold medal match at Camp Nou on 8 August 1992.[1]

Qualification[change | change source]

The following 16 teams qualified for the 1992 Olympic men's football tournament:

Means of qualification Berths Qualified
Host nation 1  Spain
AFC Preliminary Competition 3  Qatar
 South Korea
 Kuwait
CAF Preliminary Competition 3  Egypt
 Ghana
 Morocco
1992 CONCACAF Pre-Olympic Tournament 2  Mexico
 United States
1992 CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament 2  Colombia
 Paraguay
OFC – UEFA play-off[2] (OFC Pre-Olympic Tournament) 1  Australia
1992 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship 4  Italy
 Sweden
 Denmark
 Poland
Total 16

Venues[change | change source]

Barcelona Barcelona Valencia
Camp Nou Estadi de Sarrià Estadio Luis Casanova
Capacity: 100,000 Capacity: 42,000 Capacity: 50,000
Camp Nou aerial (cropped).jpg Sarrià.jpg Mestalla trofeu taronja 120811.jpg
Sabadell
Estadi de la Nova Creu Alta
Capacity: 16,000
Estadinovacreualta 2.jpg
Zaragoza
Estadio La Romareda
Capacity: 43,001
La Romareda en día de partido.jpg

Match officials[change | change source]

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Africa
Asia
South America

North and Central America
Europe

Squads[change | change source]

Group stage[change | change source]

Group A[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Group stage result
1  Poland 3 2 1 0 7 2 +5 5 Advance to knockout stage
2  Italy 3 2 0 1 3 4 −1 4
3  United States 3 1 1 1 6 5 +1 3
4  Kuwait 3 0 0 3 1 6 −5 0
Source:[source?]
 Italy2–1 United States
Melli Goal 15'
Albertini Goal 22'
Report Moore Goal 65'
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Manuel Díaz Vega (ESP)

 Poland2–0 Kuwait
Juskowiak Goal 7'80' Report
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Juan Francisco Escobar (PAR)

 United States3–1 Kuwait
Brose Goal 56'
Lagos Goal 79'
Snow Goal 85'
Report Marwi Goal 16'
Attendance: 4,500
Referee: Lim Kee Chong (MRI)

 Italy0–3 Poland
Report Juskowiak Goal 5'
Staniek Goal 48'
Mielcarski Goal 90'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Philip Don (GBR)

 United States2–2 Poland
Imler Goal 20'
Snow Goal 85'
Report Koźmiński Goal 31'
Juskowiak Goal 40'
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Lim Kee Chong (MRI)

 Italy1–0 Kuwait
Melli Goal 10' Report
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Arturo Brizio Carter (MEX)

Group B[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Group stage result
1  Spain 3 3 0 0 8 0 +8 6 Advance to knockout stage
2  Qatar 3 1 1 1 2 3 −1 3
3  Egypt 3 1 0 2 4 6 −2 2
4  Colombia 3 0 1 2 4 9 −5 1
Source:[source?]
 Spain4–0 Colombia
Guardiola Goal 10'
Kiko Goal 37'
Berges Goal 41'
Luis Enrique Goal 69'
Report
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Markus Merk (GER)

 Egypt0–1 Qatar
Report Mustafa Goal 74'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Philip Don (GBR)

 Spain2–0 Egypt
Solozábal Goal 55'
Soler Goal 70'
Report

 Colombia1–1 Qatar
Aristizábal Goal 62' Report Soufi Goal 89'

 Spain2–0 Qatar
Alfonso Goal 40'
Kiko Goal 60'
Report
Attendance: 19,300
Referee: Arturo Angeles (USA)

 Colombia3–4 Egypt
Gaviria Goal 9'84'
Pacheco Goal 14'
Report Youssef Goal 27'
El-Masry Goal 47'
Khashaba Goal 91'94'
Attendance: 4,500
Referee: Ali Bujsaim (UAE)

Group C[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Group stage result
1  Sweden 3 1 2 0 5 1 +4 4 Advance to knockout stage
2  Paraguay 3 1 2 0 3 1 +2 4
3  South Korea 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
4  Morocco 3 0 1 2 2 8 −6 1
Source:[source?]
 Sweden0–0 Paraguay
Report
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Lube Spassov (BUL)

 Morocco1–1 South Korea
Bahja Goal 64' Report Jung Kwang-seok Goal 73'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Arturo Angeles (USA)

 Sweden4–0 Morocco
Brolin Goal 14'69'
Mild Goal 20'
Rödlund Goal 57'
Report
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: José Torres Cadena (COL)

 Paraguay0–0 South Korea
Report
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Mohamed Sendid (ALG)

 Sweden1–1 South Korea
Rödlund Goal 52' Report Seo Jung-won Goal 28'
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Manuel Díaz Vega (ESP)

 Paraguay3–1 Morocco
Arce Goal 43'
Caballero Goal 57'
Gamarra Goal 70'
Report Naybet Goal 87'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Markus Merk (GER)

Group D[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Group stage result
1  Ghana 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 4 Advance to knockout stage
2  Australia 3 1 1 1 5 4 +1 3
3  Mexico 3 0 3 0 3 3 0 3
4  Denmark 3 0 2 1 1 4 −3 2
Source:[source?]
 Denmark1–1 Mexico
Thomsen Goal 85' Report Rotllán Goal 39' (pen.)
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Fabio Baldas (Italy)

 Ghana3–1 Australia
Gargo Goal 12'
Ayew Goal 83'89'
Report Vidmar Goal 91'

 Denmark0–0 Ghana
Report

 Mexico1–1 Australia
Castañeda Goal 63' Report Arambasic Goal 20'
Attendance: 10,000

 Denmark0–3 Australia
Report Markovski Goal 32'
Mori Goal 60'
Vidmar Goal 75'
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Fabio Baldas (Italy)

 Mexico1–1 Ghana
Rotllán Goal 30' Report Ayew Goal 79'

Knockout stage[change | change source]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsGold medal match
 
          
 
1 August – Valencia
 
 
 Spain1
 
5 August – Valencia
 
 Italy0
 
 Spain2
 
2 August – Zaragoza
 
 Ghana0
 
 Paraguay2
 
8 August – Barcelona (Camp Nou)
 
 Ghana (aet)4
 
 Spain3
 
1 August – Barcelona (Camp Nou)
 
 Poland2
 
 Poland2
 
5 August – Barcelona (Camp Nou)
 
 Qatar0
 
 Poland6
 
2 August – Barcelona (Camp Nou)
 
 Australia1 Bronze medal match
 
 Sweden1
 
7 August – Barcelona (Camp Nou)
 
 Australia2
 
 Ghana1
 
 
 Australia0
 

Quarter-finals[change | change source]

 Spain1–0 Italy
Kiko Goal 38' Report
Attendance: 28,000
Referee: Rezende de Freitas (BRA)

 Poland2–0 Qatar
Kowalczyk Goal 42'
Jałocha Goal 74'
Report
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Sendid (ALG)

 Paraguay2–4 (a.e.t.) Ghana
Acheampong Goal 78' (o.g.)
Campos Goal 81'
Report Ayew Goal 17'55'121'
Rahman Goal 114'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Bujsaim (UAE)

 Sweden1–2 Australia
Andersson Goal 60' Report Markovski Goal 30'
Murphy Goal 53'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Brizio Carter (MEX)

Semi-finals[change | change source]

 Spain2–0 Ghana
Abelardo Goal 25'
Berges Goal 55'
Report
Attendance: 36,000
Referee: Brizio Carter (MEX)

 Poland6–1 Australia
Kowalczyk Goal 27'88'
Juskowiak Goal 43'52'78'
Murphy Goal 67' (o.g.)
Report Veart Goal 35'
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Rezende de Freitas (BRA)

Bronze Medal match[change | change source]

 Australia0–1 Ghana
Report Asare Goal 19'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Díaz Vega (ESP)

Gold Medal match[change | change source]

 Poland2–3 Spain
Kowalczyk Goal 44'
Staniek Goal 76'
Report Abelardo Goal 65'
Kiko Goal 72'90'
Attendance: 95,000
Referee: Torres Cadena (Colombia)

Medal winners[change | change source]

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Gold Gold medalists Spain

José Amavisca
Rafael Berges
Santiago Cañizares
Abelardo
Albert Ferrer
Pep Guardiola
Miguel Hernández
Toni
Mikel Lasa
Juanma López
Javier Manjarín
Luis Enrique
Kiko
Alfonso
Antonio Pinilla
Paco Soler
Gabriel Vidal
Roberto Solozábal
David Villabona
Paqui

Coach: Vicente Miera

Silver Silver medalists Poland

Dariusz Adamczuk
Marek Bajor
Jerzy Brzęczek
Marek Koźmiński
Dariusz Gęsior
Marcin Jałocha
Tomasz Łapiński
Tomasz Wałdoch
Aleksander Kłak
Andrzej Kobylański
Ryszard Staniek
Wojciech Kowalczyk
Andrzej Juskowiak
Grzegorz Mielcarski
Piotr Świerczewski
Mirosław Waligóra
Dariusz Koseła
Arkadiusz Onyszko
Dariusz Szubert
Tomasz Wieszczycki

Coach: Janusz Wójcik

Bronze Bronze medalists Ghana

Joachin Yaw Acheampong
Simon Addo
Sammi Adjei
Maxwell Konadu
Mamood Amadu
Isaac Asare
Frank Amankwah
Nii Lamptey
Bernard Aryee
Kwame Ayew
Mohammed Gargo
Mohammed Kalilu
Ibrahim Dossey
Samuel Osei Kuffour
Samuel Kumah
Anthony Mensah
Alex Nyarko
Yaw Preko
Shamo Quaye
Oli Rahman

Coach: Sam Arday

Goalscorers[change | change source]

With seven goals, Andrzej Juskowiak of Poland is the top scorer in the tournament. In total, 87 goals were scored by 57 different players, with two of them credited as own goals.

7 goals
6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goals

Final ranking[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Spain (ESP) 6 6 0 0 14 2 +12 12
2  Poland (POL) 6 4 1 1 17 6 +11 9
3  Ghana (GHA) 6 3 2 1 9 6 +3 8
4  Australia (AUS) 6 2 1 3 8 12 −4 5
5  Italy (ITA) 4 2 0 2 3 5 −2 4
6  Sweden (SWE) 4 1 2 1 6 3 +3 4
7  Paraguay (PAR) 4 1 2 1 5 5 0 4
8  Qatar (QAT) 4 1 1 2 2 5 −3 3
9  United States (USA) 3 1 1 1 6 5 +1 3
10  Mexico (MEX) 3 0 3 0 3 3 0 3
11  South Korea (KOR) 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
12  Egypt (EGY) 3 1 0 2 4 6 −2 2
13  Denmark (DEN) 3 0 2 1 1 4 −3 2
14  Colombia (COL) 3 0 1 2 4 9 −5 1
15  Morocco (MAR) 3 0 1 2 2 8 −6 1
16  Kuwait (KUW) 3 0 0 3 1 6 −5 0
Source: [3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Football at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  2. Chris Curulli. The Dutch sledge that 'riled up' Australia & inspired dramatic Olympics qualification. Football Federation Australia. 8 April 2020
  3. "Football Tournament 1992 Olympiad". www.rsssf.com.

Other websites[change | change source]