Football at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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Football at the 1964 Summer Olympics
1964 Olympics football stamp of Japan.jpg
Football at the 1964 Olympics on a stamp of Japan
Tournament details
Host countryJapan
Dates11–23 October
Teams14 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)8 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
ChampionsFlag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Runners-upFlag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
Third placeFlag of Germany.svg  Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played29
Goals scored123 (4.24 per match)
Top scorer(s) Flag of Hungary.svg Ferenc Bene (12 goals)
1960
1968

The football competition at the 1964 Summer Olympics started on October 11 and ended on October 23. Only one event, the men's tournament, was contested. The tournament features 14 men's national teams from six continental confederations. The 14 teams are drawn into two groups of four and two groups of three and each group plays a round-robin tournament. At the end of the group stage, the top two teams advanced to the knockout stage, beginning with the quarter-finals and culminating with the gold medal match at the Olympic Stadium on October 23, 1964. There was also three consolation matches played by losing quarter-finalists. The winner of these matches placed fifth in the tournament. [1]

Contents

Qualification

Regional qualifying tournaments were held. A riot in Lima during the decisive PeruArgentina match resulted in 328 deaths. [2]

16 teams qualified and were divided into 4 groups:

Two best teams of each group competed in the quarter-finals.

Italy and Korea D.P.R. withdrew: Italy because their team was not amateur, and North Korea because some Koreans were prevented from playing.

Venues

Tokyo
Prince Chichibu Football Field (1) National Olympic Stadium (2) Komazawa Olympic Park Stadium (3)
Capacity: 17,569Capacity: 71,556Capacity: 20,780
Chichibunomiya3.JPG Yamazaki-nabisco-Cup final 2004.jpg Komazawa feeld.jpg
Saitama
Ōmiya Football Field (4)
Capacity: 14,392
Omiya Park Soccer Stadium, R1068484.jpg
Yokohama
Mitsuzawa Football Field (5)
Capacity: 10,102
Mitsuzawa1.jpg

Medalists

GoldSilverBronze
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Ferenc Bene
Tibor Csernai
János Farkas
József Gelei
Kálmán Ihász
Sándor Katona
Imre Komora
Ferenc Nógrádi
Dezső Novák
Árpád Orbán
Károly Palotai
Antal Szentmihályi
Gusztáv Szepesi
Zoltán Varga
Jan Brumovský
Ludovít Cvetler
Ján Geleta
František Knebort
Karel Knesl
Karel Lichtnégl
Vojtech Masný
Štefan Matlák
Ivan Mráz
Karel Nepomucký
Zdeněk Pičman
František Schmucker
Anton Švajlen
Anton Urban
František Valošek
Josef Vojta
Vladimír Weiss
Gerd Backhaus
Wolfgang Barthels
Bernd Bauchspieß
Gerhard Körner
Otto Fräßdorf
Henning Frenzel
Dieter Engelhardt
Herbert Pankau
Manfred Geisler
Jürgen Heinsch
Klaus Lisiewicz
Jürgen Nöldner
Peter Rock
Klaus-Dieter Seehaus
Hermann Stöcker
Werner Unger
Klaus Urbanczyk
Eberhard Vogel
Manfred Walter
Horst Weigang

Note: Only players from the East Germany represented the joint Olympic team of East and West Germany.

Squads

First round

Group A

TeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 321071+65
Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg  Romania 321052+35
Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).svg Mexico 30122641
State Flag of Iran (1964).svg  Iran 30121651
Source: [ citation needed ]
Romania  Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg3–1 Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).svg Mexico
Creiniceanu Soccerball shade.svg 20'
Pârcălab Soccerball shade.svg 33'
Ionescu Soccerball shade.svg 47'
Report Fragoso Soccerball shade.svg 73'
Omiya Park Soccer Stadium, Omiya, Saitama
Attendance: 12,932
Referee: Yokoyama (JPN)

Germany  Flag of Germany.svg4–0State Flag of Iran (1964).svg  Iran
Bauchspieß Soccerball shade.svg 7'
Vogel Soccerball shade.svg 20', 63'
Frenzel Soccerball shade.svg 44'
Report
Mitsuzawa Soccer Stadium, Yokohama, Kanagawa
Attendance: 12.671
Referee: De Queiroz (BRA)

Iran  State Flag of Iran (1964).svg1–1 Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).svg Mexico
Nayyerloo Soccerball shade.svg 59' Report González Dávila Soccerball shade.svg 54'
Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium, Shinjuku, Tokyo
Attendance: 15,938
Referee: Wontumi (GHA)

Germany  Flag of Germany.svg1–1Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg  Romania
Frenzel Soccerball shade.svg 22' Report Pavlovici Soccerball shade.svg 27'
Komazawa Olympic Park Stadium, Setagaya, Tokyo
Attendance: 18,970
Referee: Korelus (TCH)

Germany  Flag of Germany.svg2–0 Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).svg Mexico
Barthels Soccerball shade.svg 37'
Nöldner Soccerball shade.svg 66'
Report
Mitsuzawa Soccer Stadium, Yokohama, Kanagawa
Attendance: 12,814
Referee: De Silva (MAS)

Romania  Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg1–0State Flag of Iran (1964).svg  Iran
Pavlovici Soccerball shade.svg 26' Report
Omiya Park Soccer Stadium, Omiya, Saitama
Attendance: 13,026
Referee: Comesaña (ARG)

Group B

TeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 2200125+74
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia 210187+12
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco 20021980
Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea [lower-alpha 1] 0-----0
Source: [ citation needed ]
Notes:
  1. Withdrew
Hungary  Flag of Hungary.svg6–0Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco
Bene Soccerball shade.svg 13', 38' (pen.), 70', 74', 78', 87' Report

Yugoslavia  Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg3–1Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco
Samardžić Soccerball shade.svg 8'
Belin Soccerball shade.svg 12', 59'
Report Bouachra Soccerball shade.svg 2'
Mitsuzawa Soccer Stadium, Yokohama, Kanagawa
Attendance: 12,675
Referee: Imam (UAE)

Hungary  Flag of Hungary.svg6–5Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia
Csernai Soccerball shade.svg 5', 11', 44', 63' (pen.)
Farkas Soccerball shade.svg 18'
Bene Soccerball shade.svg 25' (pen.)
Report Osim Soccerball shade.svg 1', 82'
Belin Soccerball shade.svg 12', 35'
Zambata Soccerball shade.svg 31'

Group C

TeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 3300122+106
Flag of the United Arab Republic.svg  United Arab Republic 3111126+63
Flag of Brazil (1960-1968).svg  Brazil 311152+33
Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).svg  South Korea 3003120190
Source: [ citation needed ]
Brazil  Flag of Brazil (1960-1968).svg1–1Flag of the United Arab Republic.svg  United Arab Republic
Roberto Soccerball shade.svg 10' Report Shanin Soccerball shade.svg 88'
Komazawa Olympic Park Stadium, Setagaya, Tokyo
Attendance: 16,450
Referee: Glöckner (GDR)

Czechoslovakia  Flag of the Czech Republic.svg6–1Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).svg  South Korea
Lichtnégl Soccerball shade.svg 25'
Vojta Soccerball shade.svg 26'
Mráz Soccerball shade.svg 32', 68'
Masný Soccerball shade.svg 43', 71'
Report Lee Yi-Woo Soccerball shade.svg 59'
Omiya Park Soccer Stadium, Omiya, Saitama
Attendance: 12,943
Referee: Valenzuela (MEX)

Czechoslovakia  Flag of the Czech Republic.svg5–1Flag of the United Arab Republic.svg  United Arab Republic
Vojta Soccerball shade.svg 5', 27'
Urban Soccerball shade.svg 36'
Mráz Soccerball shade.svg 83'
Cvetler Soccerball shade.svg 84'
Report Riad Soccerball shade.svg 53'
Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium, Shinjuku, Tokyo
Attendance: 15,903
Referee: Zsolt (HUN)

Brazil  Flag of Brazil (1960-1968).svg4–0Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).svg  South Korea
Zé Roberto Soccerball shade.svg 30'
Elizeu Soccerball shade.svg 44', 54'
Roberto Soccerball shade.svg 73'
Report
Mitsuzawa Soccer Stadium, Yokohama, Kanagawa
Attendance: 12,672
Referee: Boukkili (MAR)

United Arab Republic  Flag of the United Arab Republic.svg10–0Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).svg  South Korea
Riad Soccerball shade.svg 14', 17', 40', 48', 72', 77'
Mohamed Soccerball shade.svg 50'
El-Fanagily Soccerball shade.svg 61'
Etman Soccerball shade.svg 66'
Hassan Soccerball shade.svg 78'
Report
Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium, Shinjuku, Tokyo
Attendance: 16,039
Referee: Glöckner (GDR)

Czechoslovakia  Flag of the Czech Republic.svg1–0Flag of Brazil (1960-1968).svg  Brazil
Valošek Soccerball shade.svg 77' Report
Omiya Park Soccer Stadium, Omiya, Saitama
Attendance: 13,120
Referee: Tehrani (IRN)

Group D

TeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
Ghana flag 1964.svg  Ghana 211043+13
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan 21015502
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 20113411
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy [lower-alpha 1] 0-----0
Source: [ citation needed ]
Notes:
  1. Withdrew, disqualified for using professional players during qualifications. Poland were offered to take Italy's place but declined the offer. [3]
Argentina  Flag of Argentina.svg1–1Ghana flag 1964.svg  Ghana
Bulla Soccerball shade.svg 26' Report E. Acquah Soccerball shade.svg 80'
Mitsuzawa Soccer Stadium, Yokohama, Kanagawa
Attendance: 12,452
Referee: Ashkenazi (ISR)

Japan  Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg3–2Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina
Sugiyama Soccerball shade.svg 54'
Kawabuchi Soccerball shade.svg 81'
Ogi Soccerball shade.svg 82'
Report Domínguez Soccerball shade.svg 24', 62'
Komazawa Olympic Park Stadium, Setagaya, Tokyo
Attendance: 19,049
Referee: Škorić (YUG)

Japan  Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg2–3Ghana flag 1964.svg  Ghana
Sugiyama Soccerball shade.svg 12'
Yaegashi Soccerball shade.svg 52'
Report Agyemang Soccerball shade.svg 27'
S. Acquah Soccerball shade.svg 69'
Fulaiteh Soccerball shade.svg 80'

Quarter-finals

Germany  Flag of Germany.svg1–0Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia
Frenzel Soccerball shade.svg 1' Report
Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium, Shinjuku, Tokyo
Attendance: 15,767
Referee: De Silva (MAS)

Hungary  Flag of Hungary.svg2–0Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg  Romania
Csernai Soccerball shade.svg 2', 84' (pen.) Report
Mitsuzawa Soccer Stadium, Yokohama, Kanagawa
Attendance: 12,841
Referee: Ashkenazi (ISR)

United Arab Republic  Flag of the United Arab Republic.svg5–1Ghana flag 1964.svg  Ghana
Badawi Soccerball shade.svg 42', 61'
Riad Soccerball shade.svg 65'
El-Fanagily Soccerball shade.svg 69', 85'
Report Mfum Soccerball shade.svg 37'
Omiya Park Soccer Stadium, Omiya, Saitama
Attendance: 13,121
Referee: Glöckner (GDR)

Czechoslovakia  Flag of the Czech Republic.svg4–0Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Brumovský Soccerball shade.svg 43', 59'
Vojta Soccerball shade.svg 69' (pen.)
Mráz Soccerball shade.svg 86'
Report
Komazawa Olympic Park Stadium, Setagaya, Tokyo
Attendance: 18,940
Referee: De Queiroz (BRA)

Semi-finals

Hungary  Flag of Hungary.svg6–0Flag of the United Arab Republic.svg  United Arab Republic
Bene Soccerball shade.svg 7', 20', 66', 77'
Komora Soccerball shade.svg 29', 58'
Report

Czechoslovakia  Flag of the Czech Republic.svg2–1Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Lichtnégl Soccerball shade.svg 47'
Mráz Soccerball shade.svg 89'
Report Nöldner Soccerball shade.svg 25'
Komazawa Olympic Park Stadium, Setagaya, Tokyo
Attendance: 19,435
Referee: Ashkenazi (ISR)

Bronze Medal match

Germany  Flag of Germany.svg3–1Flag of the United Arab Republic.svg  United Arab Republic
Frenzel Soccerball shade.svg 17'
Vogel Soccerball shade.svg 48'
Stöcker Soccerball shade.svg 56'
Report Attia Soccerball shade.svg 75' (pen.)
Olympic Stadium, Tokyo
Attendance: 65,610
Referee: Yokoyama (JPN)

Gold Medal match

Hungary  Flag of Hungary.svg2–1Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
Weiss Soccerball shade.svg 47' (o.g.)
Bene Soccerball shade.svg 59'
Report Brumovský Soccerball shade.svg 80'
Olympic Stadium, Tokyo
Attendance: 65,610
Referee: Ashkenazi (ISR)

First Consolation Round

Played by losing quarter-finalists.

Japan  Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg1–6Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia
Kamamoto Soccerball shade.svg 61' Report Zambata Soccerball shade.svg 3', 5', 43', 63'
Osim Soccerball shade.svg 28', 60'
Nagai Stadium, Osaka
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Imam (UAE)
Romania  Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg4–2Ghana flag 1964.svg  Ghana
Pavlovici Soccerball shade.svg 12', 19', 74'
Creiniceanu Soccerball shade.svg 41'
Report Fulaiteh Soccerball shade.svg 25', 44'
Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium, Kyoto
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: De Silva (MAS)

Consolation Final (5th place match)

Romania  Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg3–0Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia
Pavlovici Soccerball shade.svg 50'
Pârcălab Soccerball shade.svg 72'
Constantin Soccerball shade.svg 78'
Report
Nagai Stadium, Osaka
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Zsolt (HUN)

Brackets

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
         
Flag of the United Arab Republic.svg  United Arab Republic 5
Ghana flag 1964.svg  Ghana 1
Flag of the United Arab Republic.svg  United Arab Republic 0
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 6
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 2
Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg  Romania 0
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 2
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 1
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 4
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan 0
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 2Third place
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 1
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 1Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 3
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia 0 Flag of the United Arab Republic.svg  United Arab Republic 1

Goalscorers

With 12 goals, Ferenc Bene of Hungary is the top scorer in the tournament. In total, 123 goals were scored by 56 different players, with only one of them credited as own goal.

12 goals
8 goals
6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

Final ranking

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
1Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 5500226+1610
2Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 6501195+1410
3Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 6411124+89
4Flag of the United Arab Republic.svg  United Arab Republic 62131816+25
5Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg  Romania 6411126+69
6Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia 52031412+24
7Ghana flag 1964.svg  Ghana 411271253
8Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan 410361592
9Flag of Brazil (1960-1968).svg  Brazil 311152+33
10Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 20113411
11 Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).svg Mexico 30122641
12State Flag of Iran (1964).svg  Iran 30121651
13Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco 20021980
14Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).svg  South Korea 3003120190
Source: rsssf.com

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