Football at the 1980 Summer Olympics


Football at the 1980 Summer Olympics

The football tournament at the 1980 Summer Olympics started on July 20 and ended on August 2. Only one event, the "men's tournament", was contested. 16 teams were divided into 4 groups:
*"Group A" (Cuba, USSR, Venezuela, Zambia)
*"Group B" (Colombia, Kuwait, Nigeria, Czechoslovakia)
*"Group C" (Algeria, Spain, GDR, Syria)
*"Group D" (Costa Rica, Finland, Iraq, Yugoslavia)Two best teams of each group competed in the quarter-finals.

The football tournament was held in five venues:
*The "Grand Arena of the Central Lenin Stadium" (Moscow)
*The "Grand Arena of the Dynamo Stadium" (Moscow)
*"Kirov Stadium" (Leningrad)
*"Republican Stadium" (Kiev)
*"Dynamo Stadium" (Minsk)The final was held at the "Grand Arena of the Central Lenin Stadium" and the match for the 3rd place was held at the "Grand Arena of the Dynamo Stadium". The football tournament was the most attended event on these Olympics: 1,821,624 spectators watched 32 matches of it at the stadiums.

Qualification

Due to political boycott some Countries (in brackets) who qualified did not enter the FinalTournament. The following sixteen teams qualified for the 1980 Olympics football tournament:
*Africa (CAF)
**fb|ALG
**fb|NGA (replaces fb|GHA)
**fb|ZAM (replaces fb|EGY|1972)
*Asia (AFC)
**fb|IRQ|1963 (replaces fb|MAS)
**fb|KUW
**fb|SYR| (replaces fb|IRN)
*North and Central America (CONCACAF)
**fb|CRC
**fb|CUB (replaces fb|USA)
*South America (CONMEBOL)
**fb|COL
**fb|VEN|1930 (replaces fb|ARG|alt)
*Europe (UEFA)
**fb|TCH
**fb|FIN (replaces fb|NOR)
**fb|GDR (automatically qualified as the 1976 Olympic Champions)
**fb|ESP
**fb|YUG
*Hosting nation
**fb|URS

Match Officials

;Africa
* Belaid Lacarne
* Bassey Eyo-Honesty
* Nyirenda Chayu
;Asia
* Salim Naji Al-Hachami
* Ali Albannai Abdulwahab
* Marwan Arafat
;North and Central America
* Luis Siles Calderón
* Ramón Calderón Castro
* Mario Rubio Vázquez
;South America
* Romualdo Arppi Filho
* Guillermo Velasquez
* Enrique Labo Revoredo
* José Castro Lozada;Europe
* Franz Wöhrer
* Vojtěch Christov
* Anders Mattsson
* Riccardo Lattanzi
* Klaus Scheurell
* Bob Valentine
* Emilio Guruceta-Muro
* Ulf Eriksson
* André Daina
* Marjan Raus
* Eldar Azim-Zade

Men's Competition

footballbox
date = July 21, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|TCH
score= 3–0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32193/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|COL
goals1 = Pokluda goal|14
Berger goal|18
Vízek goal|85
goals2 =
stadium = Kirov Stadium, Leningrad
Attendance:
Referee: Belaid Lacarne flagicon|ALG
----footballbox
date = July 21, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|KUW
score= 3–1
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32190/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|NGA
goals1 = Al Dakheel goal|16 goal|40 goal|85|p.k.
goals2 = Mubarak goal|25|o.g.
stadium = Dinamo Stadium, Moscow
Attendance:
Referee: Klaus Scheurell flagicon|GDR
----footballbox
date = July 23, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|COL
score= 1–1
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32198/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|KUW
goals1 = Molinares goal|73
goals2 = Sultan goal|64
stadium = Dinamo Stadium, Moscow
Attendance:
Referee: Anders Mattson flagicon|FIN
----footballbox
date = July 23, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|TCH
score= 1–1
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32201/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|NGA
goals1 = Vízek goal|25
goals2 = Nwosu goal|84
stadium = Kirov Stadium, Leningrad
Attendance:
Referee: Enrique Labo Revoredo flagicon|Peru
----footballbox
date = July 25, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|COL
score= 1–0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32206/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|NGA
goals1 = Cardona goal|55
goals2 =
stadium = Dinamo Stadium, Moscow
Attendance:
Referee: Salim Naji Al-Hachami flagicon|IRQ
----footballbox
date = July 25, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|TCH
score= 0–0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32209/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|KUW
goals1 =
goals2 =
stadium = Kirov Stadium, Leningrad
Attendance:
Referee: Riccardo Lattanzi flagicon|ITA

Group C

footballbox
date = July 20, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|GDR
score= 1–1
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32187/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|ESP|1977
goals1 = Kühn goal|49
goals2 = Alonso goal|50
stadium = Republican Stadium, Kiev
Attendance: 100.000
Referee: Ulf Eriksson flagicon|SWE
----footballbox
date = July 20, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|ALG
score= 3–0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32188/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|Syria
goals1 = Belloumi goal|36
Madjer goal|48
Merzekane goal|73|p.k.
goals2 =
stadium = Dinamo Stadium, Minsk
Attendance:
Referee: Vojtech Christov flagicon|TCH
----footballbox
date = July 22, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|GDR
score= 1–0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32195/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|ALG
goals1 = Terletzki goal|61
goals2 =
stadium = Republican Stadium, Kiev
Attendance: 70.000
Referee: Romualdo Arppi Filho flagicon|BRA
----footballbox
date = July 22, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|ESP|1977
score= 0–0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32196/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|Syria
goals1 =
goals2 =
stadium = Dinamo Stadium, Minsk
Attendance:
Referee: José Castro Lozada flagicon|VEN
----footballbox
date = July 24, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|ESP|1977
score= 1–1
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32204/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|ALG
goals1 = Rincón goal|38
goals2 = Belloumi goal|63
stadium = Dinamo Stadium, Minsk
Attendance:
Referee: Eldar Azim Zade flagicon|USSR
----footballbox
date = July 24, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|GDR
score= 5–0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32203/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|Syria
goals1 = Hause goal|6
Netz goal|25 goal|45
Peter goal|75
Terletzki goal|82
goals2 =
stadium = Republican Stadium, Kiev
Attendance: 80.000
Referee: Ulf Eriksson flagicon|SWE

Group D

footballbox
date = July 21, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|YUG
score= 2–0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32192/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|FIN
goals1 = Šećerbegović goal|56
Šestić goal|58
goals2 =
stadium = Dinamo Stadium, Minsk
Attendance:
Referee: Mario Rubio Vázquez flagicon|MEX
----footballbox
date = July 21, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|IRQ
score= 3–0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32191/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|CRC
goals1 = Basheer goal|45
Saeed goal|49
Hassan goal|75
goals2 =
stadium = Republican Stadium, Kiev
Attendance:
Referee: Nyirenda Chayu flagicon|Zambia
----footballbox
date = July 23, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|YUG
score= 3–2
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32200/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|CRC
goals1 = Zlatko Vujović goal|6 goal|54
Primorac goal|24
goals2 = White goal|35
Arroyo goal|90
stadium = Dinamo Stadium, Minsk
Attendance:
Referee: Bassey Eyo-Honesty flagicon|NGA
----footballbox
date = July 23, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|FIN
score= 0–0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32199/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|IRQ
goals1 =
goals2 =
stadium = Republican Stadium, Kiev
Attendance: 40.000
Referee: Ramón Calderón Castro flagicon|CUB
----footballbox
date = July 25, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|FIN
score= 3–0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32207/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|CRC
goals1 = Tissari goal|18
Alila goal|58
Soini goal|88
goals2 =
stadium = Republican Stadium, Kiev
Attendance:
Referee: Ali Albannai Abdulwahab flagicon|KUW
----footballbox
date = July 25, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|YUG
score= 1–1
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32208/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|IRQ
goals1 = Zoran Vujović goal|63
goals2 = Hassan goal|61
stadium = Dinamo Stadium, Minsk
Attendance:
Referee: André Daina flagicon|SUI

Bracket

Round8-with third
July 27 - Moscow|fb|URS|2|fb|KUW|1
July 27 - Kiev|fb|GDR|4|fb|IRQ|0
July 27 - Leningrad|fb|TCH|3|fb|CUB|0
July 27 - Minsk|fb|YUG|3|fb|ALG|0
July 29 - Moscow|fb|GDR|1|fb|URS|0
July 29 - Moscow|fb|TCH|2|fb|YUG|0
August 2 - Moscow|fb|TCH|1|fb|GDR|0
August 1 - Moscow|fb|URS|2|fb|YUG|0

Quarter finals

footballbox
date = July 27, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|YUG
score= 3–0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32212/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|ALG
goals1 = Miročević goal|5
Šestić goal|19
Zoran Vujović goal|70
goals2 =
stadium = Dinamo Stadium, Minsk
Attendance:
Referee: Klaus Scheurell flagicon|GDR
----footballbox
date = July 27, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|USSR
score= 2–1
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32210/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|KUW
goals1 = Cherenkov goal|30
Gavrilov goal|51
goals2 = Sultan goal|59
stadium = Dinamo Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 48.000
Referee: Mario Rubio Vazquez flagicon|MEX
----footballbox
date = July 27, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|TCH
score= 3–0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32213/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|Cuba
goals1 = Vízek goal|29 goal|59
Pokluda goal|90
goals2 =
stadium = Kirov Stadium, Leningrad
Attendance:
Referee: Enrique Labo Revoredo flagicon|Peru
----footballbox
date = July 27, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|GDR
score= 4–0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32211/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|Iraq
goals1 = Schnuphase goal|4|p.k.
Netz goal|11
Steinbach goal|17
Terletzki goal|22
goals2 =
stadium = Republican Stadium, Kiev
Attendance: 48.000
Referee: Romualdo Arppi Filho flagicon|BRA

emifinals

footballbox
date = July 29, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|USSR
score= 0–1
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32214/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|GDR
goals1 =
goals2 = Netz goal|16
stadium = Lenin Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 95.000
Referee: Ulf Eriksson flagicon|SWE
----footballbox
date = July 29, 1980
13:00
team1 = fb-rt|TCH
score= 2–0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32215/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|YUG
goals1 = Lička goal|4
Sreiner goal|18
goals2 =
stadium = Dinamo Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 48.000
Referee: Franz Woehrer flagicon|AUT

Third place match (Bronze medal match)

footballbox
date = August 1, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|USSR
score= 2–0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32216/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|YUG
goals1 = Oganesian goal|67
Andreyev goal|82
goals2 =
stadium = Dinamo Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 45.000
Referee: Bob Valentine flagicon|SCO

Final (Gold medal match)

footballbox
date = August 2, 1980
12:00
team1 = fb-rt|TCH
score= 1–0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197131/matches/match=32217/report.html Report]
team2 = fb|GDR
goals1 = Svoboda goal|77
goals2 =
stadium = Lenin Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 70.000
Referee: Eldar Azim Zade flagicon|USSR
----

Remark:country names are given in the form they were used in the official documents of the IOC in 1980.

Olympic Merchandise and Match Programmes

References

* [http://www.fifa.com/en/comp/prevmatches/0,4645,OLY1980S8,00.html FIFA Match Reports]
* [http://www.rsssf.com/tableso/ol1980f-det.html RSSSF Archive]


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