1977 World Men's Military Cup

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1977 World Men's Military Cup
Tournament details
Host country Syria
City Damascus
Dates 23 June - 3 July
Teams 8
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Iraq (4th title)
Runners-up  Kuwait
Third place  Italy
Fourth place  France
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 38 (2.38 per match)
1975
1979

The 1977 World Military Championship took part in Damascus, capital of Syria.

Qualification[edit]

Qualification stage[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Played between  Iran,  West Germany and  Saudi Arabia

Group 2[edit]

February 18, 1976
France  5 − 0  Morocco
..., Vire

Marsh 3, 1976
France  2 − 1  Algeria

April 28, 1976
Netherlands  1 − 1  France
..., Leerdam

May 18, 1976
Algeria  0 − 1  France

January 26, 1977
France  3 − 0  Netherlands

Marsh 16, 1977
Morocco  2 − 0  France
  •  France qualified for the final tournament

Group 3[edit]

Novembre 24, 1976
Greece  2 − 2  Italy
  •  Italy qualified for the final tournament

Group 4[edit]

Played between  Cameroon,  Ghana,  Senegal and Zaire Zaire

  •  Cameroon qualified for the final tournament

Group 5[edit]

Played between  Nigeria,  Gabon,  Congo and  Ivory Coast

  •  Nigeria qualified for the final tournament

Group 6[edit]

Played between  Kuwait,  Belgium and  Jordan

  •  Kuwait qualified for the final tournament

Group 7[edit]

Played between  Iraq,  Bahrain,  North Yemen and  United Arab Emirates

  •  Iraq qualified for the final tournament

Qualified teams[edit]

Final Tournament[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Iraq 3 3 0 0 6 2 +4 6
 France 3 1 1 1 8 5 +1 3
 Nigeria 3 0 2 1 1 2 −1 2
 West Germany 3 0 1 2 0 5 −5 1

Iraq  1 − 0  France

Nigeria  0 − 0  West Germany


Iraq  1 − 0  Nigeria

France  6 − 2  West Germany


Iraq  4 − 2  West Germany

France  2 − 2  Nigeria

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Kuwait 3 3 0 0 4 1 +3 6
 Italy 3 1 1 1 6 1 +5 3
 Syria 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1 3
 Cameroon 3 0 0 3 0 9 −9 0

Kuwait  1 − 0  Italy

Syria  2 − 0  Cameroon


Kuwait  1 − 0  Italy

Syria  2 − 0  Cameroon


Kuwait  1 − 0  Cameroon

Italy  2 − 0  Syria

Knockout stage[edit]

7th Place Match[edit]


West Germany  3 − 2  Cameroon

5th Place Match[edit]


Syria  1 − 0  Nigeria

3rd Place Match[edit]


Italy  3 − 1
aet
 France

Final[edit]

July 3, 1977
Iraq  0 − 0
5 − 4 pen
 Kuwait

Champion[edit]

 1977 World Military Cup Winners 

Iraq
Second title

External links[edit]