1980 Intercontinental Cup

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1980 Intercontinental Cup
Date11 February 1981
VenueNational Stadium, Tokyo
Man of the MatchWaldemar Victorino (Nacional)
RefereeAbraham Klein (Israel)

The 1980 Intercontinental Cup was a football match played on 11 February 1981 between Nacional of Uruguay, winners of the 1980 Copa Libertadores, and Nottingham Forest of England, winners of the 1979–80 European Cup. The match was played for the first time at the neutral venue of the National Stadium in Tokyo in front of 62,000 fans.[1] Waldemar Victorino was named as man of the match.[2]


Left: Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, hosted the final. At right, striker Waldemar Victorino attempting a goal

Match details[edit]

Nacional Uruguay1–0England Nottingham Forest
Victorino Goal 10'
Attendance: 62,000
Nottingham F.
GK 1 Uruguay Rodolfo Rodríguez
DF 2 Uruguay José H. Moreira
DF 3 Uruguay Juan C. Blanco
DF 4 Uruguay Daniel Enríquez
DF 5 Uruguay Washington González
MF 16 Uruguay Denis Milar
MF 13 Uruguay Víctor Espárrago
MF 10 Uruguay Arsenio Luzardo
FW 7 Uruguay Alberto Bica
FW 9 Uruguay Waldemar Victorino
FW 11 Uruguay Julio Morales
Uruguay Juan Mujica

Assistant Referees:

GK 1 England Peter Shilton
RB 2 England Viv Anderson
CB 6 Scotland Kenny Burns (c)
CB 5 England Larry Lloyd
LB 3 Scotland Frank Gray
MF 15 England Stuart Gray
MF 7 Northern Ireland Martin O'Neill
MF 8 Switzerland Raimondo Ponte Substituted off 67'
FW 9 England Trevor Francis
FW 10 Scotland Ian Wallace
FW 11 Scotland John Robertson
MF 4 Scotland John McGovern
FW 12 England Peter Ward Substituted in 67'
MF 13 England David Needham
England Brian Clough

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Gorgazzi, Osvaldo (13 February 2005). "Intercontinental Club Cup 1980". RSSSF. Retrieved 23 December 2009.
  2. ^ Toyota Cup - Most Valuable Player of the Match Award 1980-2004 by Marcelo Leme de Arruda on the RSSSF