1993 FIFA World Youth Championship

1993 FIFA World Youth Championship
FIFA Youth World Cup
Australia 1993
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Tournament details
Host countryAustralia
Dates5–20 March
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Brazil 22 (3rd title)
Runners-up Ghana
Third place England
Fourth place Australia
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored82 (2.56 per match)
Attendance478,003 (14,938 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Gian
Brazil Adriano
Australia Ante Milicic
Mexico Nieto
United States Chris Faklaris
Colombia Henry Zambrano
Ghana Augustine Ahinful
(3 goals)
Best player(s)Brazil Adriano
Fair play award England
1991
1995
International football competition

The 1993 FIFA World Youth Championship, known as the 1993 FIFA/Coca-Cola World Youth Championship for sponsorship purposes, was the 9th edition FIFA World Youth Championship. U20 Brazil defeated Ghana, 2–1 for its third title. It took place across five cities in Australia. The tournament was originally to be held in Yugoslavia, but due to the Yugoslav Wars, was moved to Australia.

Venues

Sydney Melbourne Adelaide
Sydney Football Stadium Olympic Park Stadium Football Park
Capacity: 45,500 Capacity: 18,500 Capacity: 51,240
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Location of venues
Brisbane Canberra
Lang Park Bruce Stadium
Capacity: 52,500 Capacity: 25,011
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Qualification

For the first time ever, Russia competed after the dissolution of Soviet Union. It was also the first time Germany played after the reunification. However, as they are designated as descendant of East Germany and West Germany respectively, they are not considered as tournament debutants.

Confederation Qualifying Tournament Qualifier(s)
AFC (Asia) 1992 AFC Youth Championship  Saudi Arabia
 South Korea
CAF (Africa) 1993 African Youth Championship  Cameroon
 Ghana1
CONCACAF
(North, Central America & Caribbean)
1992 CONCACAF U-20 Tournament  Mexico
 United States
CONMEBOL (South America) 1992 South American Youth Championship  Brazil
 Colombia
 Uruguay
OFC (Oceania) Host nation  Australia
UEFA (Europe) 1992 UEFA European Under-18 Football Championship  England
 Germany2
 Norway
 Portugal
 Russia3
 Turkey1
1.^ Teams that made their debut.
2.^ Germany made their debut as a unified nation. They were chosen as the descendant of the now-defunct West Germany, which qualified in 1981 and 1987 tournaments. The now-defunct East Germany qualified in 1987 and 1989 tournaments.
3.^ Russia made their debut as independent nation. They were chosen as the descendant of the now-defunct Soviet Union, which qualified in 1977, 1979, 1983, 1985, 1989, and 1991 tournaments.

Squads

Group stage

The 16 teams were split into four groups of four teams. Four group winners, and four second-place finishers qualify for the knockout round.

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Group stage result
1  Russia 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 4 Advance to knockout stage
2  Australia (H) 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1 4
3  Cameroon 3 1 0 2 4 5 −1 2
4  Colombia 3 1 0 2 5 7 −2 2
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host
Australia 2–1 Colombia
Milicic 39'
Muscat 78'
Report Zambrano 35'

Russia 2–0 Cameroon
Zazulin 1'
Karataev 37'
Report
Attendance: 5,362

Colombia 3–2 Cameroon
Zambrano 43', 83'
Restrepo 45'
Report Foé 12'
Ndiefi 44'
Attendance: 3,749
Referee: Essa Rashed Al Jassas (Kuwait)

Australia 3–1 Russia
Magomedov 12' (o.g.)
Milicic 69'
Agostino 81'
Report Chudin 18'

Colombia 1–3 Russia
Betancourth 63' (pen.) Report Karataev 6' (pen.)
Ananko 19'
Savchenko 86'

Australia 0–2 Cameroon
Report Tchoutang 44'
Embe 90'

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Group stage result
1  Uruguay 3 2 1 0 5 3 +2 5 Advance to knockout stage
2  Ghana 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2 4
3  Germany 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 3
4  Portugal 3 0 0 3 1 5 −4 0
Source:[citation needed]
Portugal 0–1 Germany
(Report) Jancker 86'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Rémi Harrel (France)

Uruguay 1–1 Ghana
Correa 22' (Report) Ahinful 72'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Ahmet Çakar (Turkey)

Germany 2–2 Ghana
Breitenreiter 39'
Jancker 80'
(Report) Kuffour 36'
Duah 70'
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Letchmanasamy Kathirveloo (Malaysia)

Portugal 1–2 Uruguay
Bambo 32' (Report) O'Neill 8', 87'
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Fredy Burgos Escobar (Guatemala)

Germany 1–2 Uruguay
Breitenreiter 74' (Report) López 2'
Correa 65'
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Ahmet Çakar (Turkey)

Portugal 0–2 Ghana
(Report) Lamptey 5'
Akonnor 42'
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Letchmanasamy Kathirveloo (Malaysia)

Group C

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Group stage result
1  England 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 5 Advance to knockout stage
2  United States 3 1 1 1 8 4 +4 3
3  South Korea 3 0 3 0 3 3 0 3
4  Turkey 3 0 1 2 1 7 −6 1
Source:[citation needed]
South Korea 1–1 England
Steve Watson (own goal) 32' (Report) Pearce 82'
Olympic Park Stadium, Melbourne
Attendance: 15,732

Turkey 0–6 United States
(Report) Baba 22'
Joseph 26', 72'
Faklaris 28', 46', 90'
Olympic Park Stadium, Melbourne
Attendance: 15,732

England 1–0 United States
Bart-Williams 69' (Report)
Olympic Park Stadium, Melbourne
Attendance: 9,274

South Korea 1–1 Turkey
Cho Jin-ho 32' (Report) Reçber 85'
Olympic Park Stadium, Melbourne
Attendance: 9,274
Referee: Dodji Mawuk Hounnake Kouassi (Togo)

England 1–0 Turkey
Joachim 12' (Report)
Olympic Park Stadium, Melbourne
Attendance: 12,972

South Korea 2–2 United States
Lee Ki-hyung 39', 52' (Report) Kelly 37'
Zavagnin 78'
Olympic Park Stadium, Melbourne
Attendance: 12,972

Group D

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Group stage result
1  Brazil 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 5 Advance to knockout stage
2  Mexico 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 4
3  Saudi Arabia 3 0 2 1 1 2 −1 2
4  Norway 3 0 1 2 0 5 −5 1
Source:[citation needed]
Mexico 3–0 Norway
Nieto 45', 71'
Olalde 84'
(Report)
Attendance: 10,000

Brazil 0–0 Saudi Arabia
(Report)
Attendance: 10,000

Norway 0–0 Saudi Arabia
(Report)
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Omer Yengo (Congo)

Mexico 1–2 Brazil
Nieto 80' (Report) Adriano 22' (pen.)
Gian 56' (pen.)
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Armando Pérez Hoyos (Colombia)

Norway 0–2 Brazil
(Report) Gian 59'
Adriano 62'
Attendance: 7,000

Mexico 2–1 Saudi Arabia
Salazar 60', 72' (Report) Al Takrouni 5'
Attendance: 7,000

Knockout stage

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
13 March - Sydney
 
 
 Russia 0
 
17 March - Sydney
 
 Ghana3
 
 Ghana2
 
14 March - Melbourne
 
 England1
 
 England (pen.)0 (4)
 
20 March - Sydney
 
 Mexico0 (3)
 
 Ghana1
 
13 March - Brisbane
 
 Brazil2
 
 Uruguay1
 
17 March - Melbourne
 
 Australia (aet)2
 
 Australia0
 
14 March - Adelaide
 
 Brazil2 Third place
 
 Brazil3
 
20 March - Sydney
 
 United States0
 
 England2
 
 
 Australia 1
 

Quarter-finals

Uruguay 1–2 (a.e.t.) Australia
Sena Lamela 21' (Report) Agostino 59'
Carbone gold-colored soccer ball 99'
Attendance: 14,000
Referee: Rémi Harrel (France)

Russia 0–3 Ghana
(Report) Ahinful 72'
Addo 75'
Asare 83

England 0–0 (a.e.t.) Mexico
(Report)
Penalties
Pollock soccer ball with check mark
Caskey soccer ball with check mark
Thompson soccer ball with check mark
Bart-Williams soccer ball with check mark
4–3 soccer ball with red X Olalde
soccer ball with check mark Amante
soccer ball with check mark Astivia
soccer ball with check mark C. González
soccer ball with red X Solis
Olympic Park Stadium, Melbourne
Attendance: 11,000

Brazil 3–0 United States
Bruno 32', 90'
Adriano 51'
(Report)
Attendance: 12,000

Semi-finals

Australia 0–2 Brazil
(Report) Marcelinho 77'
Catê 89'
Olympic Park Stadium, Melbourne
Attendance: 22,100

Ghana 2–1 England
Ahinful 14' (pen.)
Gargo 24'
(Report) Pollock 49' (pen.)
Attendance: 21,069
Referee: Armando Pérez Hoyos (Colombia)

Third place play-off

England 2–1 Australia
Unsworth 39'
Joachim 85'
(Report) Milicic 52'
Attendance: 40,015
Referee: Letchmanasamy Kathirveloo (Malaysia)

Final

Ghana 1–2Brazil 
Duah 15' (Report) Yan 50'
Gian 88'
Attendance: 40,015
Referee: Ahmet Çakar (Turkey)

Result

 FIFA World Youth Championship 1993 Winners 

Brazil
Third title

Awards

Golden Shoe Golden Ball Fair Play Award
Colombia Henry Zambrano Brazil Adriano  England

Goalscorers

Henry Zambrano of Colombia won the Golden Shoe award for scoring three goals. In total, 82 goals were scored by 56 different players, with two of them credited as own goals.

3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

Final ranking

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Final result
1  Brazil 6 5 1 0 11 2 +9 11 Champions
2  Ghana 6 3 2 1 11 6 +5 8 Runners-up
3  England 6 3 2 1 6 4 +2 8 Third place
4  Australia (H) 6 3 0 3 8 9 −1 6 Fourth place
5  Mexico 4 2 1 1 6 3 +3 5 Eliminated in
Quarter-finals
6  Uruguay 4 2 1 1 6 5 +1 5
7  Russia 4 2 0 2 6 7 −1 4
8  United States 4 1 1 2 8 6 +2 3
9  Germany 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 3 Eliminated in
Group stage
10  South Korea 3 0 3 0 4 4 0 3
11  Cameroon 3 1 0 2 4 5 −1 2
12  Colombia 3 1 0 2 5 7 −2 2
13  Saudi Arabia 3 0 2 1 1 2 −1 2
14  Norway 3 0 1 2 0 5 −5 1
15  Turkey 3 0 1 2 1 8 −7 1
16  Portugal 3 0 0 3 1 5 −4 0
Source: rsssf.com
(H) Host

External links

  • FIFA World Youth Championship Australia 1993 Archived 4 March 2020 at the Wayback Machine, FIFA.com
  • RSSSF > FIFA World Youth Championship > 1993
  • FIFA Technical Report (Part 1), (Part 2), (Part 3) and (Part 4)