1982 Vahdat International Cup

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1982 Vahdat International Tournament
Vahdat Cup
Tournament details
Host country Iran
Dates ? February – 27 February
Teams 8 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Iran Persepolis (1st title)
Runners-up Algeria Algeria Army XI
Third place Iran Malavan

Vahdat International Cup (Persian: جام بین المللی وحدت‎‎) was an international football tournament hosted by Iran that was played at Tehran in February 1982. Vahdat means Unity. This tournament's participants were teams from Iran and friend countries such as Algeria, Syria and Libya.

Participants[edit]

8 Teams participated in this tournament:[1][2]

Iran Persepolis AFC
Iran Esteghlal AFC
Iran Malavan AFC
Iran Iran U23 AFC
Iran Iran Army XI AFC
Syria Syria Army XI AFC
Algeria Algeria Army XI CAF
Libya Libya Army XI CAF

Venue[edit]

Tehran
Shahid Shiroudi Stadium
Capacity: 30,000


Results[edit]

Known results are as follow:[3][4][5][6][7][8]

Group stage[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Algeria Algeria Army XI ? 3 ? ? ? ? ? ?
Syria Syria Army XI ? 3 ? ? ? ? ? ?
Iran Iran U23 ? 3 ? ? ? ? ? ?
Iran Esteghlal ? 3 ? ? ? ? ? ?


Group 2[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Iran Persepolis 5 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3
Iran Malavan ? 3 ? ? ? ? ? ?
Iran Iran Army XI ? 3 ? ? ? ? ? ?
Libya Libya Army XI ? 3 ? ? ? ? ? ?



Semi finals[edit]


Third Place Match[edit]

There was no third place match, however Malavan earned third rank[10] among all participants.

Final[edit]

February 27, 1982
Iran Persepolis 1-0 (AET) Algeria Algeria Army XI
Javad Hassanzadeh Goal 119+'[11]
Shahid Shiroudi Stadium
Attendance: 25,000

Squads[edit]

Iran Persepolis[edit]

Persepolis squad was short of several national team and national army team players such as Mohammad Mayeli Kohan, Nasser Mohammadkhani, Abbas Kargar, Ebrahim Kian Tahmasebi, Behrouz Soltani, Mohammad Panjali and Gholamreza Fathabadi. Several players from youth team took part in this tournament.[12]

Head coach: Iran Ali Parvin

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1GK Vahid Ghelich (1957-12-16)16 December 1957 (aged 24) Iran Persepolis F.C.
2 2DF Hossein Kashinejad Iran Persepolis F.C.
3 2DF Kazem Seyed Alikhani (1954-07-13)13 July 1954 (aged 27) Iran Persepolis F.C.
6 3MF Ali Parvin(c) (1947-09-25)25 September 1947 (aged 34) Iran Persepolis F.C.
7 3MF Rouhollah Ebadzadeh Iran Persepolis F.C.
8 3MF Hamid Derakhshan (1957-12-31)31 December 1957 (aged 24) Iran Persepolis F.C.
9 3MF Zia Arabshahi (1958-06-06)6 June 1958 (aged 23) Iran Persepolis F.C.
10 4FW Nasser Nouraei (1954-06-16)16 June 1954 (aged 27) Iran Persepolis F.C.
12 Mahmoud Pazooki Iran Persepolis F.C.
Reza Riyazati Iran Persepolis F.C.
Mehdi Ghaffari Iran Persepolis F.C.
Mehdi Torabi Iran Persepolis F.C.
13 3MF Majid Sabzi Iran Persepolis F.C.
14 4FW Fariborz Moradi (1964-04-11)11 April 1964 (aged 17) Iran Persepolis F.C.
17 Javad Hassanzadeh Iran Persepolis F.C.

Iran Esteghlal[edit]

Iran Malavan[edit]

Iran Iran U23[edit]

Iran Iran Army XI[edit]

Syria Syria Army XI[edit]

Algeria Algeria Army XI[edit]

Libya Libya Army XI[edit]

References[edit]