1995 King Fahd Cup


1995 King Fahd Cup
1995 King Fahd Cup
1995 السعودية
Tournament details
Host country  Saudi Arabia
Dates January 6 - January 13
Teams (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Denmark (1st title)
Runners-up  Argentina
Third place  Mexico
Fourth place  Nigeria
Tournament statistics
Matches played 8
Goals scored 19 (2.38 per match)
Attendance 165,000 (20,625 per match)
Top scorer(s) Mexico Luis García (3 goals)
1992
1997

The 1995 King Fahd Cup tournament was the second and last tournament held under the King Fahd Cup name before the competition was taken over by FIFA and renamed the FIFA Confederations Cup. It was hosted by Saudi Arabia in January 1995. It was won by Denmark, who beat defending champions Argentina 2–0 in the final.

Contents

Participating teams

1995 King Fahd Cup participating teams
Team Confederation Qualification Participation
 Saudi Arabia AFC Hosts 2nd
 Argentina CONMEBOL 1993 Copa América Winners 2nd
 Nigeria CAF 1994 African Cup of Nations Winners 1st
 Denmark UEFA UEFA Euro 1992 Winners 1st
 Mexico CONCACAF 1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup Winners 1st
 Japan AFC 1992 AFC Asian Cup Winners 1st

Venue

All matches were played in:

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

Match officials

Africa
Asia
Europe
  • Romania Ion Craciunescu
North America, Central America and Caribbean
South America
  • Chile Salvador Imperatore Marcone

Squads

See 1995 King Fahd Cup squads

Group stage

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Denmark 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 4
 Mexico 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 4
 Saudi Arabia 2 0 0 2 0 4 −4 0
6 January 1995
18:15 AST
Saudi Arabia  0 – 2  Mexico King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Imperatore (Chile)
(Report) L. García Goal 65'82'

8 January 1995
00:00 AST
Saudi Arabia  0 – 2  Denmark King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Chong (Mauritius)
(Report) B. Laudrup Goal 43'
Wieghorst Goal 90'

10 January 1995
00:00 AST
Mexico  1 – 1
(a.e.t.)
 Denmark King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Imperatore (Chile)
L. García Goal 25' (Report) P. Rasmussen Goal 48'
  Penalties  
Suárez Scored
Bernal Missed
Del Olmo Scored
L. García Missed
2 – 4 Scored Schjønberg
Scored M. Laudrup
Scored Høgh
Scored Rieper

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 2 1 1 0 5 1 +4 4
 Nigeria 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 4
 Japan 2 0 0 2 1 8 −7 0
6 January 1995
01:00 AST
Japan  0 – 3  Nigeria King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Craciunescu (Romania)
(Report) Amunike Goal 4'
Adepoju Goal 55'
Amokachi Goal 65'

8 January 1995
20:00 AST
Japan  1 – 5  Argentina King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Badilla (Costa Rica)
Miura Goal 57' (Report) Rambert Goal 31'
Ortega Goal 45'
Batistuta Goal 47'86' (pen.)
Chamot Goal 54'

10 January 1995
01:00 AST
Nigeria  0 – 0  Argentina King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Bujsaim (United Arab Emirates)
(Report)

Third place play-off

13 January 1995
18:00 AST
Mexico  1 – 1
(a.e.t.)
 Nigeria King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Craciunescu (Romania)
Ramírez Goal 20' (Report) Amokachi Goal 31'
  Penalties  
García Aspe Scored
L. García Scored
Galindo Scored
Hermosillo Scored
Suárez Scored
5 – 4 Scored Okocha
Scored Adepoju
Scored Eguavoen
Scored Iroha
Missed Amunike

Final

13 January 1995
20:15 AST
Denmark  2 – 0  Argentina King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Bujsaim (United Arab Emirates)
M. Laudrup Goal 8'
P. Rasmussen Goal 75'
(Report)

Goalscorers

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

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