1995 Intercontinental Cup

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1995 Intercontinental Cup
After extra time
Ajax won 4–3 on penalties
Date28 November 1995
VenueNational Stadium, Tokyo
Man of the MatchDanny Blind (Ajax)
RefereeDavid Elleray (England)

The 1995 Intercontinental Cup was a football match played on November 28, 1995, between Ajax, winners of the 1994–95 UEFA Champions League, and Grêmio, winners of the 1995 Copa Libertadores. The match was played at the National Stadium in Tokyo. It was Ajax's second appearance into the competition, after the victory in 1972; moreover, Ajax declined to play in 1971 and 1973, being replaced by Panathinaikos and Juventus respectively. It was Grêmio's second appearance as well, after the victory in 1983.

Danny Blind was named as man of the match.[1]


Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, hosted the final

Match details[edit]

GK 1 Netherlands Edwin van der Sar
RB 2 Netherlands Michael Reiziger
CB 3 Netherlands Danny Blind
CB 4 Netherlands Frank de Boer
LB 5 Netherlands Winston Bogarde
RM 6 Netherlands Ronald de Boer
LM 8 Netherlands Edgar Davids Yellow card 113'
AM 10 Finland Jari Litmanen Substituted off 94'
RW 7 Nigeria Finidi George
CF 9 Netherlands Patrick Kluivert
LW 11 Netherlands Marc Overmars Substituted off 68'
GK 12 Netherlands Fred Grim
DF 13 Netherlands Sonny Silooy
MF 14 Netherlands Martijn Reuser Substituted in 94'
FW 15 Nigeria Nwankwo Kanu Yellow card 70' Substituted in 68'
MF 16 Netherlands Kiki Musampa
FW 17 Ukraine Andriy Demchenko
FW 18 Netherlands Nordin Wooter
Netherlands Louis van Gaal
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GK 1 Brazil Danrlei
RB 2 Paraguay Francisco Arce Yellow card 18'
CB 3 Paraguay Catalino Rivarola Yellow card 53' Yellow-red card 56'
CB 4 Brazil Adilson
LB 6 Brazil Roger
RM 5 Brazil Dinho
CM 8 Brazil Goiano Yellow card 43'
CM 10 Brazil Arílson Yellow card 54' Substituted off 61'
LM 11 Brazil Carlos Miguel Substituted off 97'
CF 7 Brazil Paulo Nunes
CF 9 Brazil Mário Jardel Substituted off 78'
GK 12 Brazil Murilo
DF 13 Brazil Luciano Substituted in 61'
MF 14 Brazil Gélson Yellow card 109' Substituted in 97'
MF 15 Brazil Emerson
FW 16 Brazil Magno Substituted in 78'
FW 17 Brazil Nildo
FW 18 Brazil Alexandre
Brazil Luiz Felipe Scolari

Man of the Match:
Netherlands Danny Blind (Ajax)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Toyota Cup - Most Valuable Player of the Match Award". Retrieved 2009-08-05.