Montaigu Tournament

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Montaigu Tournament
"Mondial Minimes"
Mondial Minimes
Founded 1973
Region France
Number of teams 8
Current champions  Turkey (1 Title)
Most successful club(s)  France (9 Titles)
Website Official website
2013

The Montaigu Tournament (In French: Tournoi de Montaigu) is an international association football competition that is contested by under-16 national teams. The tournament was founded in 1973 by Dutchman André Van Den Brink who was the president of FC Montaigu, a French amateur football team. The tournament is also known as "Mondial Minimes".

The games are held in stadiums located in the Vendée department of France.

The final is played at the Stade Maxime Bossis stadium in Montaigu.

Previous winners[edit]

Year Winner Runner-up 3rd place
1976  France Germany Eintracht Frankfurt Netherlands Ajax Amsterdam
1977  France  Israel  West Germany
1978  England  Israel  West Germany
1979  Israel  West Germany  Scotland
1980  Scotland  France  Netherlands
1981  West Germany  Republic of Ireland  Belgium
1982  Republic of Ireland  Italy  Israel
1983  France  Scotland  Italy
1984  Brazil  France  Belgium
1985  Soviet Union   Switzerland  Poland
1986  Cameroon  England  Belgium
1987  Belgium  Hungary  Soviet Union
1988  Mexico  Czechoslovakia Atlantic Selection
1989  Soviet Union  Belgium  Spain
1990  Soviet Union  Germany  Belgium
1991  Soviet Union  France  Spain
1992  United States  Czechoslovakia  France
1993  Cameroon  Portugal  Spain
1994  Cameroon  Portugal  Italy
1995  Cameroon  France  Italy
1996  France  Belgium  Scotland
1997  France  Netherlands  Cameroon
1998  France  Cameroon  England
1999  Italy  Spain  Gabon
2000  England  Italy  Argentina
2001  France  England  Peru
2002  Argentina  France  Peru
2003  Italy  France  Portugal
2004  Japan  Italy  Ivory Coast
2005  France  Japan  Germany
2006  France  Italy  Tunisia
2007  Germany  England  France
2008  England  France  Germany
2009  England  Germany  France
2010  Portugal  England  France
2011  England  France  Portugal
2012  Portugal  Russia  England
2013  Turkey  England  France

Most successful teams[edit]

Teams Champions Runner-up 3rd place
 France 9 8 5
 England 5 5 2
 Cameroon 4 1 1
 Soviet Union 4 0 1
 Italy 2 4 3
 West Germany 2 3 4
 Portugal 2 2 2
 Belgium 1 2 4
 Israel 1 2 1
 Scotland 1 1 2
 Republic of Ireland 1 1 0
 Japan 1 1 0
 Argentina 1 0 1
 Brazil 1 0 0
 Turkey 1 0 0
 Mexico 1 0 0
 United States 1 0 0
 Czechoslovakia 0 2 0
 Spain 0 1 3
 Netherlands 0 1 1
 Hungary 0 1 0
  Switzerland 0 1 0
 Russia 0 1 0
Germany Eintracht Frankfurt 0 1 0
 Peru 0 0 2
 Poland 0 0 1
 Tunisia 0 0 1
 Ivory Coast 0 0 1
 Gabon 0 0 1
Atlantic Selection 0 0 1
Netherlands Ajax Amsterdam 0 0 1

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