Football at the 1987 Mediterranean Games

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1987 Mediterranean Games
football tournament
Tournament details
Host countrySyria
CityLatakia
Dates15 – 25 September
Teams8
Final positions
Champions Syria (1st title)
Runners-upFrance France B
Third placeTurkey Turkey B
Fourth place Greece Ol.
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored33 (2.06 per match)
1983
1991

The 1987 Mediterranean Games football tournament was the 10th edition of the Mediterranean Games men's football tournament. The football tournament was held in Latakia, Syria between 15 and 25 September 1987 as part of the 1987 Mediterranean Games and was contested by 8 teams.[1] The host team Syria won the golden medal.

Participating teams[edit]

8 teams took part in the tournament.

Federation Nation
CAF Africa  Algeria B
 Morocco Ol. (holders)
AFC Asia  Lebanon
 Syria (hosts)
UEFA Europe France France B
 Greece Ol.
 San Marino
Turkey Turkey B

System[edit]

The 8 teams were divided into two groups of four teams. Teams are awarded two points for a win and one for a draw. No points are awarded for a defeat. The top two sides in each group will advance to the semi-finals.:[1]

Squads[edit]

Venues[edit]

Cities Venues Capacity
Latakia Sports City Stadium 45,000
Latakia Al-Assad Stadium 28,000

Tournament[edit]

All times local : CET (UTC+2)

Key to colours in group tables
Group winners advance to the Semi-finals

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
France France B 3 2 1 0 5 0 +5 5
 Greece Ol. 3 2 0 1 2 1 +1 4
 Morocco Ol. 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 3
 Algeria B 3 0 0 3 1 7 -6 0
Morocco Ol. 0 – 1 Greece Ol.
Algeria B 0 – 4France France B

Morocco Ol. 0 – 0France France B
Algeria B 0 – 1 Greece Ol.

France B France1 – 0 Greece Ol.
Morocco Ol. 2 – 1 Algeria B
El Ghorf Goal 49'
Nader Goal ?'
? Goal 23'

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Syria 3 3 0 0 10 1 +9 6
Turkey Turkey B 3 2 0 1 5 1 +4 4
 Lebanon 3 0 1 2 1 7 -6 1
 San Marino 3 0 1 2 0 7 -7 1
San Marino 0 – 0 Lebanon
Syria 1 – 0Turkey Turkey B

Turkey B Turkey1 – 0 Lebanon
Syria 3 – 0 San Marino

Turkey B Turkey4 – 0 San Marino
Aydın GoalGoal
İnsel GoalGoal
Syria 6 – 1 Lebanon

Knockout stage[edit]

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
22 September
 
 
 Syria (p)1 (3)
 
25 September
 
 Greece Ol.1 (2)
 
 Syria2
 
23 September
 
France France B1
 
France France B1
 
 
Turkey Turkey B0
 
Third place
 
 
24 September
 
 
Turkey Turkey B (a.e.t.)1
 
 
 Greece Ol.0

Semi-finals[edit]

Syria 1 – 1 Greece Ol.
Penalties
3 – 2

France B France1 – 0Turkey Turkey B

Third place match[edit]

Turkey B Turkey1 – 0 (a.e.t.) Greece Ol.
Görsen Goal 94'

Final[edit]

Syria 2 – 1France France B
Mahrous Goal 37'
Abou El-Sel Goal 85' (pen.)
Goal 44' Prieur
Attendance: 30 000

Tournament classification[edit]

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Syria 5 4 1 0 13 3 +10 9
2 France France B 5 3 1 1 7 2 +5 7
3 Turkey Turkey B 5 3 0 2 6 2 +4 6
4  Greece Ol. 5 2 1 2 3 3 0 5
Eliminated in the group stage
5  Morocco Ol. 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 3
6  Lebanon 3 0 1 2 1 7 –6 1
7  San Marino 3 0 1 2 0 7 –7 1
8  Algeria B 3 0 0 3 1 7 –6 0

References[edit]