1992 King Fahd Cup


1992 King Fahd Cup
1992 King Fahd Cup
1992 السعودية
Tournament details
Host country  Saudi Arabia
Dates October 15 - October 20
Teams (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Argentina (1st title)
Runners-up  Saudi Arabia
Third place  United States
Fourth place  Côte d'Ivoire
Tournament statistics
Matches played 4
Goals scored 18 (4.5 per match)
Attendance 196,500 (49,125 per match)
Top scorer(s) Argentina Gabriel Batistuta
United States Bruce Murray (2 goals)
1995

The 1992 King Fahd Cup tournament, the first Confederations Cup, was hosted by Saudi Arabia in October 1992. It was won by Argentina, who beat Saudi Arabia 3–1 in the final. The 1992 tournament was the only one not to feature a group stage and only hosted four nations.

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Participating teams

Team Confederation Qualification Participation
 Saudi Arabia AFC Hosts and 1988 AFC Asian Cup Winners 1st
 Argentina CONMEBOL 1991 Copa América Winners 1st
 United States CONCACAF 1991 CONCACAF Gold Cup Winners 1st
 Côte d'Ivoire CAF 1992 African Cup of Nations 1st
1992 King Fahd Cup participating teams

Venue

All matches were played in:

Riyadh
King Fahd II Stadium
Capacity: 67,000
KingFahd2Stadium.jpg

Match officials

Africa
Asia
North, Central America and Caribbean
South America
  • Brazil Ulisses Tavares da Silva


Tournament

  Semifinals Final
15 October – Riyadh
  Saudi Arabia  3  
  United States  0  
 
20 October – Riyadh
      Saudi Arabia  1
    Argentina  3
Third place
16 October – Riyadh 19 October – Riyadh
  Argentina  4   United States  5
  Côte d'Ivoire  0     Côte d'Ivoire  2

Semi-finals

15 October 1992
Saudi Arabia  3 – 0  United States King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Da Silva (Brazil)
Al Bishi Goal 48'
Al-Thunayan Goal 74'
Al Muwallid Goal 84'
Report

16 October 1992
Argentina  4 – 0  Côte d'Ivoire King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Al Sharif (Syria)
Batistuta Goal 2'10'
Altamirano Goal 67'
Acosta Goal 81'
Report

Third place play-off

19 October 1992
United States  5 – 2  Côte d'Ivoire King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
Attendance: 9,500
Referee: Badilla (Costa Rica)
Balboa Goal 12'
Jones Goal 31'
Wynalda Goal 56'
Murray Goal 67'83'
Report Traoré Goal 16'
Sie Goal 76'

Final

20 October 1992
Saudi Arabia  1 – 3  Argentina King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
Attendance: 75,000
Referee: Chong (Mauritius)
Al-Owairan Goal 65' Report Rodríguez Goal 18'
Caniggia Goal 24'
Simeone Goal 64'

Squads

Goalscorers

2 goals
1 goal
1 goal (cont.)
1 goal (cont.)

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