Football at the 1996 Summer Olympics


Football at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Final results for the Football competition at the 1996 Summer Olympics held in Birmingham, Alabama; Washington, D.C; Orlando, Florida; Miami, Florida; and Athens, Georgia.

Football medal winners at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics

footballbox
date = July 20, 1996
18:30
team1 = fb-rt|ESP
score = 1–0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197142/matches/match=32220/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|KSA
goals1 = Óscar goal|80
goals2 =
stadium = Citrus Bowl, Orlando
Attendance: 28.774
Referee: Collina (ITA)
----footballbox
date = July 20, 1996
18:30
team1 = fb-rt|FRA
score = 2–0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197142/matches/match=32219/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|AUS
goals1 = Pirès goal|11
Maurice goal|74
goals2 =
stadium = Orange Bowl, Miami
Attendance: 14.322
Referee: Ruscio (ARG)
----footballbox
date = July 22, 1996
19:00
team1 = fb-rt|FRA
score = 1–1
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197142/matches/match=32228/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|ESP
goals1 = Legwinski goal|38
goals2 = Óscar goal|80
stadium = Citrus Bowl, Orlando
Attendance: 16.773
Referee: Un-Prasert (THA)
----footballbox
date = July 22, 1996
19:00
team1 = fb-rt|AUS
score = 2–1
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197142/matches/match=32227/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|KSA
goals1 = Tsekenis goal|11
Viduka goal|63
goals2 = Al-Khilaiwi goal|37
stadium = Orange Bowl, Miami
Attendance: 5.997
Referee: Baharmast (USA)
----footballbox
date = July 24, 1996
19:00
team1 = fb-rt|ESP
score = 3–2
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197142/matches/match=32236/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|AUS
goals1 = Raúl goal|40, goal|90
Santi goal|86
goals2 = Vidmar goal|3, goal|12
stadium = Citrus Bowl, Orlando
Attendance: 12.050
Referee: Dallas (SCO)
----footballbox
date = July 24, 1996
19:00
team1 = fb-rt|FRA
score = 2–1
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197142/matches/match=32235/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|KSA
goals1 = Maurice goal|20|pen.
Sibierski goal|49
goals2 = Amin goal|26
stadium = Orange Bowl, Miami
Attendance: 4.615
Referee: Archundia (MEX)
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Group C

Results

Preliminary Round

Group E

Group F

Knockout stages

Round4-with third
July 28 - Athens, Georgia|fbw|CHN|3|fbw|BRA"'|2
July 28 - Athens, Georgia|fbw|NOR|1|fbw|USA (AET)|2
August 1 - Athens|fbw|CHN|1|fbw|USA|2
August 1 - Athens|fbw|BRA|0|fbw|NOR|2

FIFA Fair play award

Women's tournament
*fbw|USA

Men's tournament
*fb|ARG

Top scoring teams

Men's tournament
*Brazil 16 goals
*Argentina 13 goals
*Nigeria 11 goals
*France 7 goals

Women's tournament
*Norway 12 goals
*China PR 11 goals
*United States 9 goals
*Brazil 7 goals

Top qualifiers

Men's tournament
*France - Spain 7 points
*Brazil - Nigeria 6 points

Women's tournament
*China PR - Norway - United States each 7 points
*Brazil 5 points

Top scorers

Men's tournament;Six goals
* Hernán Crespo
* Bebeto
;Five goals
* Ronaldo
;Four goals
* Marco Branca
;Three goals
* Nwankwo Kanu
* Flavio Conceição
* Florian Maurice

Women's tournament;Four goals
* Ann Kristin Aarønes
* Linda Medalen
* Pretinha
;Three goals
* Shannon MacMillan
* Sun Qingmei

References

* [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197142/results/index.html FIFA Match Reports]
* [http://www.rsssf.com/tableso/ol1996f-det.html RSSSF Archive]
* [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=509/edition=4715/results/index.html FIFA Women's Tournament Match Reports]
* [http://www.rsssf.com/tableso/ol1996f-women.html RSSSF Archive]


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