Football at the Pan Arab Games

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Association Football at the Pan Arab Games
Founded 1953
Region Arab world (UAFA)
Number of teams 12 (from 2 confederations)
Current champions  Bahrain (1st title)
Most successful team(s)  Egypt (4 titles)

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.

Summaries[edit]

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

Year Host Final Third Place Game
Gold Medal Score Silver Medal Bronze Medal Score Fourth Place
1953
Details
Egypt
Alexandria

Egypt
4 – 0
Syria

Libya
3 – 2
Jordan
1957
Details
Lebanon
Beirut

Syria
3 – 1
Tunisia

Lebanon
w/o
Morocco
1961
Details
Morocco
Casablanca

Morocco
n/a
UA Republic

Libya
n/a
Lebanon
1965
Details
United Arab Republic
Cairo

UA Republic
2 – 0
Sudan

Libya
4 – 2
Palestine
1976
Details
Syria
Damascus

Morocco
n/a
Saudi Arabia

Syria
n/a
South Yemen
1985
Details
Morocco
Rabat

Iraq
1 – 0
Morocco

Algeria
w/o
Saudi Arabia
1992
Details
Syria
Damascus

Egypt
3 – 2
Saudi Arabia

Kuwait
2 – 1
Syria
1997
Details
Lebanon
Beirut

Jordan
1 – 0
Syria

Lebanon
3 – 1
Kuwait
1999
Details
Jordan
Amman

Jordan
4 – 4
(3 – 1)
on penalties

Iraq

Libya
and
Palestine
2004 Algeria
Algiers
postponed postponed
2007
Details
Egypt
Cairo

Egypt
n/a
Libya

Saudi Arabia
n/a
United Arab Emirates
2011
Details
Qatar
Doha

Bahrain
1 – 0
Jordan

Kuwait
3 – 0
(a.e.t)

Palestine

^n/a A round-robin tournament determined the final standings.
^w/o withdrew

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Egypt 4 1 0 5
2  Jordan 2 1 0 3
 Morocco 2 1 0 3
4  Syria 1 2 1 4
5  Iraq 1 1 0 2
6  Bahrain 1 0 0 1
7  Saudi Arabia 0 2 1 3
8  Libya 0 1 4 5
9  Sudan 0 1 0 1
 Tunisia 0 1 0 1
11  Kuwait 0 0 2 2
 Lebanon 0 0 2 2
13  Algeria 0 0 1 1
 Palestine 0 0 1 1
Total 11 11 12 34
  • Iraq won the Gold medal of the Pan Arab Games 1985 with the B team
  • The 1992 edition organised as part of the Pan Arab Games, and also counted as Arab Nations Cup.

Participating nations[edit]

Team Egypt
1953
Lebanon
1957
Morocco
1961
United Arab Republic
1965
Syria
1976
Morocco
1985
Syria
1992
Lebanon
1997
Jordan
1999
Egypt
2007
Qatar
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 4th 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
Legend
  • 1st – Champions
  • 2nd – Runners-up
  • 3rd – Third place
  • 4th – Fourth place
  • GS – Group stage
  • q – Qualified
  •     — Hosts

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