Games of the XXVII. Olympiad

Football Qualifying Tournament

(Sydney, Australia, 2000)

The 16 participants to consist of:

EUROPE

more details on European qualifying

First Round

Group 1

04.09.1998	Belarus		0-2 Denmark
04.09.1998	Wales		1-2 Italy
09.10.1998	Denmark		2-2 Wales
09.10.1998	Italy		1-0 Switzerland
13.10.1998	Switzerland	2-0 Denmark
13.10.1998	Wales		0-0 Belarus
26.03.1999 	Denmark 	1-2 Italy
30.03.1999 	Switzerland 	1-0 Wales
31.03.1999 	Italy 		4-1 Belarus
04.06.1999 	Denmark 	2-0 Belarus
04.06.1999 	Italy 		6-2 Wales
08.06.1999 	Wales 		1-2 Denmark
10.06.1999 	Switzerland 	0-0 Italy
18.08.1999 	Belarus		1-0 Switzerland
03.09.1999 	Belarus 	1-0 Wales
03.09.1999 	Denmark 	1-3 Switzerland
07.09.1999 	Switzerland 	2-1 Belarus
08.09.1999 	Italy 		3-1 Denmark
08.10.1999 	Belarus 	1-2 Italy
08.10.1999 	Wales 		0-0 Switzerland

 1.Italy        8  7  1  0 20- 7 22
 2.Switzerland  8  4  2  2  8- 4 14
 3.Denmark      8  3  1  4 11-13 10
 4.Belarus      8  2  1  5  5-12  7
 5.Wales        8  0  3  5  6-14  3

Group 2

04.09.1998	Georgia		0-1 Albania
05.09.1998	Norway		2-0 Latvia
05.09.1998	Greece		2-2 Slovenia
09.10.1998	Latvia		1-2 Georgia
09.10.1998	Slovenia 	1-3 Norway
13.10.1998	Greece		3-2 Georgia
13.10.1998	Norway		4-1 Albania
14.10.1998	Slovenia	0-1 Latvia
17.11.1998	Albania		0-5 Greece
26.03.1999 	Greece 		2-1 Norway
27.03.1999 	Georgia		0-0 Slovenia
30.03.1999 	Latvia 		0-2 Greece
28.04.1999 	Latvia          0-0 Albania
28.04.1999 	Georgia 	0-3 Norway
30.05.1999 	Norway 		0-0 Georgia
04.06.1999 	Albania 	1-2 Norway
04.06.1999 	Georgia 	1-1 Greece
05.06.1999 	Latvia 		1-1 Slovenia
08.06.1999 	Greece 		6-0 Latvia  
09.06.1999 	Albania 	1-1 Slovenia
17.08.1999 	Slovenia 	3-1 Albania
03.09.1999 	Norway 		2-1 Greece  
04.09.1999 	Albania         1-1 Latvia
04.09.1999 	Slovenia 	2-2 Georgia 
07.09.1999 	Georgia 	4-2 Latvia  
07.09.1999 	Norway 		3-0 Slovenia
07.09.1999 	Greece 		5-2 Albania 
08.10.1999 	Albania 	0-0 Georgia 
08.10.1999 	Latvia 		2-1 Norway  
08.10.1999 	Slovenia 	0-5 Greece  

 1.Greece      10  7  2  1 32-10 23
 2.Norway      10  7  1  2 21- 8 22
 3.Georgia     10  2  5  3 11-13 11
 4.Latvia      10  2  3  5  8-19  9
 5.Slovenia    10  1  5  4 11-20  8
 6.Albania     10  1  4  5  8-21  7

Group 3

04.09.1998	Finland		1-0 Moldova
04.09.1998	Turkey		2-0 Northern Ireland
09.10.1998	Turkey		2-0 Germany
09.10.1998	N. Ireland	1-1 Finland
13.10.1998	Moldova		0-2 Germany
13.10.1998	Turkey		1-1 Finland
17.11.1998	N. Ireland 	1-1 Moldova
26.03.1999 	N. Ireland 	1-0 Germany
26.03.1999 	Turkey 		2-0 Moldova
30.03.1999 	Germany 	2-0 Finland
30.03.1999 	Moldova 	0-0 Northern Ireland
03.06.1999 	Germany 	2-0 Moldova
04.06.1999 	Finland 	0-0 Turkey 
08.06.1999 	Moldova 	1-1 Finland
03.09.1999 	Finland 	3-1 Germany
03.09.1999 	N. Ireland 	1-2 Turkey 
07.09.1999 	Germany 	1-0 Northern Ireland
07.09.1999 	Moldova 	1-1 Turkey 
08.10.1999 	Finland 	2-1 Northern Ireland
09.10.1999 	Germany 	1-1 Turkey 

 1.Turkey       8  4  4  0 11- 4 16
 2.Germany      8  4  1  3  9- 7 13  [2 1 0 1 3-3] [1 away goal]
 3.Finland      8  3  4  1  9- 7 13  [2 1 0 1 3-3] [0 away goals]
 4.N. Ireland   8  1  3  4  5- 9  6
 5.Moldova      8  0  4  4  3-10  4

Group 4

04.09.1998	Ukraine		1-0 Russia
05.09.1998	Iceland 	0-2 France
10.10.1998	Armenia		3-1 Iceland
10.10.1998	Russia		2-1 France
13.10.1998	Ukraine		8-0 Armenia
14.10.1998	Iceland		1-2 Russia
26.03.1999 	France 		4-0 Ukraine
27.03.1999 	Armenia 	0-2 Russia    
30.03.1999 	Ukraine 	5-1 Iceland   
31.03.1999 	France 		3-1 Armenia   
05.06.1999 	France 		2-0 Russia    
05.06.1999 	Iceland 	2-0 Armenia   
08.06.1999 	Armenia 	1-1 Ukraine   
09.06.1999 	Russia 		3-0 Iceland   
03.09.1999 	Ukraine 	0-0 France  
04.09.1999 	Russia 		6-0 Armenia 
08.09.1999 	Iceland 	4-1 Ukraine 
08.09.1999 	Armenia 	1-4 France  
08.10.1999 	Russia 		2-0 Ukraine 
09.10.1999 	France 		2-0 Iceland 

 1.France       8  6  1  1 18- 4 19
 2.Russia       8  6  0  2 17- 5 18
 3.Ukraine      8  3  2  3 16-12 11
 4.Iceland      8  2  0  6  9-18  6
 5.Armenia      8  1  1  6  6-27  4

Group 5

04.09.1998	Sweden		0-2 England
05.09.1998	Bulgaria 	2-2 Poland
09.10.1998	Poland		5-0 Luxembourg
09.10.1998	England		1-0 Bulgaria
13.10.1998	Bulgaria	2-1 Sweden
13.10.1998	Luxembourg	0-5 England
26.03.1999 	England 	5-0 Poland    
26.03.1999 	Sweden 		3-0 Luxembourg
30.03.1999 	Luxembourg 	0-3 Bulgaria  
30.03.1999 	Poland 		2-0 Sweden    
04.06.1999 	England 	3-0 Sweden    
04.06.1999 	Poland 		3-3 Bulgaria  
08.06.1999 	Bulgaria 	0-1 England   
08.06.1999 	Luxembourg 	0-4 Poland    
03.09.1999 	England 	5-0 Luxembourg
03.09.1999 	Sweden 		1-4 Bulgaria  
07.09.1999 	Luxembourg 	0-1 Sweden    
07.09.1999 	Poland 		3-1 England   
08.10.1999 	Sweden 		1-2 Poland    
09.10.1999 	Bulgaria 	3-0 Luxembourg

 1.England      8  7  0  1 23- 3 21
 2.Poland       8  5  2  1 21-12 17
 3.Bulgaria     8  4  2  2 17- 9 14
 4.Sweden       8  2  0  6  7-15  6
 5.Luxembourg   8  0  0  8  0-29  0

Group 6

04.09.1998	Austria		0-1 Israel
04.09.1998	Cyprus		1-3 Spain
09.10.1998	Cyprus		2-1 Austria
09.10.1998	Netherlands	3-0 Israel
13.10.1998	Israel		0-4 Spain
14.10.1998	Netherlands	3-2 Austria
09.02.1999 	Cyprus		0-3 Netherlands
26.03.1999 	Spain		4-0 Austria
27.03.1999 	Israel 		1-1 Cyprus     
30.03.1999 	Netherlands 	0-1 Spain      
28.04.1999 	Austria 	0-1 Netherlands
04.06.1999 	Spain 		4-1 Netherlands
05.06.1999 	Israel 		2-1 Austria    
08.06.1999 	Netherlands 	5-1 Cyprus     
03.09.1999 	Austria 	1-2 Spain      
04.09.1999 	Cyprus 		1-1 Israel     
07.09.1999 	Israel 		0-1 Netherlands
07.09.1999 	Spain 		1-1 Cyprus     
09.10.1999 	Austria 	3-0 Cyprus     
09.10.1999 	Spain 		2-1 Israel     

 1.Spain        8  7  1  0 21- 5 22
 2.Netherlands  8  6  0  2 17- 8 18
 3.Israel       8  2  2  4  6-13  8
 4.Cyprus       8  1  3  4  7-18  6
 5.Austria      8  1  0  7  8-15  3

Group 7

04.09.1998	Slovakia	2-1 Azerbaijan
05.09.1998	Hungary		0-3 Portugal
09.10.1998	Azerbaijan	2-1 Hungary
09.10.1998	Portugal	1-1 Romania
13.10.1998	Slovakia	1-0 Portugal
13.10.1998	Hungary		1-2 Romania 
25.03.1999 	Portugal 	5-0 Azerbaijan  
26.03.1999 	Romania 	0-1 Slovakia    
30.03.1999 	Azerbaijan 	0-2 Romania     
30.03.1999 	Slovakia 	4-1 Hungary    
04.06.1999 	Portugal 	1-1 Slovakia  
04.06.1999 	Romania 	2-1 Hungary   
08.06.1999 	Hungary 	3-0 Slovakia  
08.06.1999 	Romania 	1-1 Azerbaijan
02.09.1999 	Azerbaijan 	0-2 Portugal  
03.09.1999 	Slovakia 	0-0 Romania   
07.09.1999 	Hungary 	4-1 Azerbaijan
07.09.1999 	Romania 	2-3 Portugal  
08.10.1999 	Azerbaijan 	0-3 Slovakia  
08.10.1999 	Portugal 	2-1 Hungary   

 1.Slovakia     8  5  2  1 12- 6 17  [2 1 1 0 2-1 4]
 2.Portugal     8  5  2  1 17- 6 17  [2 0 1 1 1-2 1]
 3.Romania      8  3  3  2 10- 8 12
 4.Hungary      8  2  0  6 12-16  6
 5.Azerbaijan   8  1  1  6  5-20  4

Group 8

04.09.1998	Ireland		2-2 Croatia
06.09.1998	Macedonia	1-0 Malta
09.10.1998	Malta		0-3 Croatia
13.10.1998	Ireland		2-1 Malta
14.10.1998	Croatia 	4-0 Macedonia
17.11.1998	Malta		5-1 Macedonia
18.11.1998	Yugoslavia 	1-1 Ireland
09.02.1999 	Malta 		1-5 Yugoslavia
05.06.1999 	Macedonia 	0-2 Croatia   
08.06.1999 	Ireland 	3-0 Macedonia
08.06.1999 	Yugoslavia 	7-0 Malta     
17.08.1999 	Yugoslavia 	2-6 Croatia   
21.08.1999 	Croatia 	1-0 Malta     
31.08.1999 	Ireland		0-2 Yugoslavia
03.09.1999 	Croatia 	5-1 Ireland   
04.09.1999 	Yugoslavia 	2-0 Macedonia 
07.09.1999 	Macedonia 	0-8 Yugoslavia
07.09.1999 	Malta 		1-3 Ireland   
08.10.1999 	Croatia 	2-2 Yugoslavia
08.10.1999 	Macedonia 	0-1 Ireland   
Note: Ireland - Macedonia originally ended 0-0, but Macedonia fielded an
      ineligible player, and thus Ireland won by the default score of 3-0.

 1.Croatia      8  6  2  0 25- 7 20
 2.Yugoslavia   8  5  2  1 29-10 17
 3.Ireland      8  4  2  2 13-12 14
 4.Malta        8  1  0  7  8-23  3  [2 1 0 1 5-2 3]
 5.Macedonia    8  1  0  7  2-25  3  [2 1 0 1 2-5 3]

Group 9

04.09.1998	Lithuania	0-0 Scotland
04.09.1998	Bosnia-H.	3-2 Estonia
04.09.1998	Belgium 	0-2 Czech Republic
07.10.1998	Lithuania	0-1 Belgium
09.10.1998	Bosnia-H.	0-0 Czech Republic
09.10.1998	Scotland	2-0 Estonia
13.10.1998	Lithuania	4-0 Bosnia-Herzegovina
13.10.1998	Czech Republic	3-0 Estonia
14.10.1998	Belgium		2-0 Scotland
18.11.1998	Scotland 	2-2 Belgium
26.03.1999 	Czech Republic 	1-0 Lithuania  
30.03.1999 	Lithuania 	4-1 Estonia 
30.03.1999 	Scotland 	0-1 Czech Republic
28.04.1999 	Belgium 	4-0 Bosnia-Herzegovina
04.06.1999 	Bosnia-H.	1-2 Lithuania
04.06.1999 	Estonia 	0-3 Czech Republic
08.06.1999 	Czech Republic 	3-2 Scotland 
08.06.1999 	Estonia 	0-2 Lithuania
17.08.1999 	Estonia 	1-7 Belgium  
03.09.1999 	Belgium 	5-0 Estonia  
03.09.1999 	Lithuania 	0-2 Czech Republic
04.09.1999 	Bosnia-H.	2-5 Scotland   
07.09.1999 	Belgium 	3-0 Lithuania  
07.09.1999 	Czech Republic 	1-0 Bosnia-Herzegovina
07.09.1999 	Estonia 	0-4 Scotland 
22.09.1999 	Bosnia-H. 	3-4 Belgium 
05.10.1999 	Scotland 	2-0 Bosnia-Herzegovina
08.10.1999 	Czech Republic 	1-3 Belgium  
08.10.1999 	Estonia 	0-2 Bosnia-Herzegovina
08.10.1999 	Scotland 	1-2 Lithuania 

 1.Belgium     10  8  1  1 31- 9 25  [2 1 0 1 3-3]  [3 away goals]
 2.Czech Rep.  10  8  1  1 17- 5 25  [2 1 0 1 3-3]  [2 away goals]
 3.Lithuania   10  5  1  4 14-10 16
 4.Scotland    10  4  2  4 18-12 14
 5.Bosnia-H.   10  2  1  7 11-24  7
 6.Estonia     10  0  0 10  4-35  0

Second Round

Nine group winners and seven runners-up (those beat against the teams
finishing first, third and fourth) qualify for 1/8 finals.

Group winners: Italy, Greece, Turkey, France, England,
               Spain, Slovakia, Croatia and Belgium

Runners-up classification:

 1.Czech Rep.   6  5  0  1 10- 5 15
 2.Netherlands  6  4  0  2 13- 6 12
 3.Russia       6  4  0  2  9- 5 12
 4.Yugoslavia   6  3  2  1 19-10 11
 5.Portugal     6  3  2  1 10- 6 11 
 6.Poland       6  3  2  1 12-12 11
 7.Norway       6  3  1  2  9- 5 10
 8.Switzerland  6  3  1  2  7- 4 10
 9.Germany      6  2  1  3  5- 7  7  

Best seven qualified.

13.11.1999      Portugal        2-0 Croatia
17.11.1999      Croatia         3-0 Portugal        (aet)

13.11.1999      Czech Republic  3-0 Greece
17.11.1999      Greece          1-0 Czech Republic

12.11.1999      Poland          2-1 Turkey
16.11.1999      Turkey          1-0 Poland          (Turkey on away goals rule)

13.11.1999      Netherlands     2-2 Belgium
17.11.1999      Belgium         0-2 Netherlands

13.11.1999      Norway          1-3 Spain
16.11.1999      Spain           4-0 Norway

14.11.1999      England         n/p Yugoslavia      (in Luxembourg)
29.03.2000      England         3-0 Yugoslavia      (in Barcelona)

13.11.1999      Russia          0-1 Slovakia
17.11.1999      Slovakia        3-1 Russia

14.11.1999      France          1-1 Italy
17.11.1999      Italy           2-1 France          (aet)

Third Round

Final Tournament in Slovakia

Group A
27.05.2000      Spain           1-1 Czech Republic
27.05.2000      Croatia         1-2 Netherlands
29.05.2000      Spain           0-0 Croatia
29.05.2000      Czech Republic  3-1 Netherlands
01.06.2000      Netherlands     0-1 Spain
01.06.2000      Czech Republic  4-3 Croatia

 1.CZECH REP.   3  2  1  0  8- 5  7
 2.SPAIN        3  1  2  0  2- 1  5
 3.Netherlands  3  1  0  2  3- 5  3
 4.Croatia      3  0  1  2  4- 6  1

Group B

27.05.2000      Italy           2-0 England
27.05.2000      Slovakia        2-1 Turkey
29.05.2000      Italy           1-1 Slovakia
29.05.2000      England         6-0 Turkey
01.06.2000      Turkey          1-3 Italy
01.06.2000      England         0-2 Slovakia

 1.ITALY        3  2  1  0  6- 2  7
 2.SLOVAKIA     3  2  1  0  5- 2  7
 3.England      3  1  0  2  6- 4  3
 4.Turkey       3  0  0  3  2-11  0

Third Place Match
04.06.2000      Spain           1-0 Slovakia

Final
04.06.2000      Czech Republic  1-2 Italy

Italy, Czech Republic, Spain and Slovakia qualify for Sydney 2000.

SOUTH AMERICA

First Round

Group A

[Tournament played in Londrina, Brazil]

19.01.2000      Colombia        4-2 Ecuador
19.01.2000      Brazil          1-1 Chile
21.01.2000      Chile           2-1 Ecuador
21.01.2000      Colombia        1-1 Venezuela
23.01.2000      Chile           3-0 Venezuela
23.01.2000      Brazil          2-0 Ecuador
26.01.2000      Colombia        5-1 Chile
26.01.2000      Brazil          3-0 Venezuela
30.01.2000      Ecuador         2-4 Venezuela
30.01.2000      Brazil          9-0 Colombia

 1.Brazil       4  3  1  0 15- 1 10
 2.Chile        4  2  1  1  7- 7  7
 3.Colombia     4  2  1  1 10-13  7
 4.Venezuela    4  1  1  2  5- 9  4
 5.Ecuador      4  0  0  4  5-12  0

Group B

[Tournament played in Cascavel, Brazil]

18.01.2000      Uruguay         2-0 Peru
18.01.2000      Argentina       3-1 Paraguay
20.01.2000      Paraguay        3-1 Bolivia
20.01.2000      Argentina       1-1 Peru
22.01.2000      Paraguay        3-4 Peru
22.01.2000      Uruguay         2-1 Bolivia
25.01.2000      Uruguay         1-0 Paraguay
25.01.2000      Argentina       2-0 Bolivia
29.01.2000      Peru            5-2 Bolivia
29.01.2000      Argentina       1-2 Uruguay

 1.Uruguay      4  4  0  0  7- 2 12
 2.Argentina    4  2  1  1  7- 4  7
 3.Peru         4  2  1  1 10- 8  7
 4.Paraguay     4  1  0  3  7- 9  3
 5.Bolivia      4  0  0  4  4-12  0

Final Round



[Tournament played in Curitiba, Brazil]

02.02.2000      Uruguay         1-4 Chile
02.02.2000      Brazil          4-2 Argentina 
04.02.2000      Uruguay         0-3 Argentina
04.02.2000      Brazil          3-1 Chile
06.02.2000      Uruguay         2-2 Brazil
06.02.2000      Argentina       0-1 Chile

 1.BRAZIL       3  2  1  0  9- 5  7
 2.CHILE        3  2  0  1  6- 4  6
 3.Argentina    3  1  0  2  5- 5  3
 4.Uruguay      3  0  1  2  3- 9  1

NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA

Preliminary Round

Central America

05.09.1999      El Salvador     1-2 Panama
12.09.1999      Panama          1-1 El Salvador

05.09.1999      Nicaragua       0-6 Honduras
12.09.1999      Honduras        4-2 Nicaragua

12.09.1999      Belize          1-3 Guatemala
19.09.1999      Guatemala       6-1 Belize

Caribbean

Preliminary 1

27.01.1999      St. V/Grenadine 1-5 Trinidad and Tobago
28.02.1999      Trinidad/Tobago 4-0 St. Vincent/Grenadine

21.03.1999      St. Lucia       2-1 Barbados
13.04.1999      Barbados        4-1 St. Lucia

04.07.1999      Dominica        1-1 St. Kitts & Nevis
18.07.1999      St. Kitts & N.  2-0 Dominica

15.08.1999      Guyana          4-1 Surinam
29.08.1999      Surinam         3-4 Guyana

25.07.1999      Aruba           0-6 Dutch Antilles
15.08.1999      Dutch Antilles  7-1 Aruba

22.08.1999      Haiti           3-2 Dominican Republic
05.09.1999      Dominican Rep.  1-0 Haiti       (Dominican Rep. on away goals rule)

Walkover: Cuba (Bahamas withdrew).

Preliminary 2

19.09.1999      St. Kitts & N.  1-3 Jamaica
26.09.1999      Jamaica         2-1 St. Kitts & Nevis

19.09.1999      Guyana          1-1 Netherlands Antilles
26.09.1999      Neth. Antilles  0-0 Guyana      (Neth. Antilles on away goals rule)

19.09.1999      Dominican Rep.  0-4 Cuba
24.10.1999      Cuba            4-0 Dominican Republic

03.10.1999      Trinidad & T.   4-1 Barbados
17.10.1999      Barbados        2-2 Trinidad & Tobago

Qualifying Round


Group A

[Tournament played in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago]

21.03.2000      Canada          0-0 Guatemala
21.03.2000      Trinidad/Tobago 6-0 Dutch Antilles
23.03.2000      Canada          1-0 Dutch Antilles
23.03.2000      Trinidad/Tobago 0-0 Guatemala
25.03.2000      Dutch Antilles  1-9 Guatemala
25.03.2000      Trinidad/Tobago 0-2 Canada 

 1.Canada       3  2  1  0  3- 0  7
 2.Guatemala    3  1  2  0  9- 1  5
 3.Trinidad/T.  3  1  1  1  6- 2  4
 4.D. Antilles  3  0  0  3  1-16  0

Group B

[Tournament played in Guadalajara, Mexico]

04.04.2000      Jamaica         1-2 Costa Rica
04.04.2000      Mexico          2-2 Honduras 
06.04.2000      Costa Rica      1-1 Honduras 
06.04.2000      Mexico          5-0 Jamaica
08.04.2000      Jamaica         0-2 Honduras 
08.04.2000      Mexico          5-1 Costa Rica

 1.Mexico       3  2  1  0 12- 3  7
 2.Honduras     3  1  2  0  5- 3  5
 3.Costa Rica   3  1  1  1  4- 7  4
 4.Jamaica      3  0  0  3  1- 9  0

Group C

[Tournament played in Panama City, Panama]

05.04.2000      Panama          1-0 Bermuda
07.04.2000      Cuba            0-0 Bermuda
09.04.2000      Panama          1-1 Cuba   

 1.Panama       2  1  1  0  2- 1  4
 2.Cuba         2  0  2  0  1- 1  2
 3.Bermuda      2  0  1  1  0- 1  1


Final Round

[Tournament played in Hershey, Pa, USA]

Group D

21.04.2000      USA             3-0 Honduras
23.04.2000      Canada          0-2 Honduras
25.04.2000      USA             0-0 Canada

 1.USA          2  1  1  0  3- 0  4
 2.Honduras     2  1  0  1  2- 3  3 
 3.Canada       2  0  1  1  0- 2  1

Group E

21.04.2000      Panama          1-2 Guatemala
23.04.2000      Mexico          1-1 Guatemala
25.04.2000      Mexico          3-0 Panama

 1.Mexico       2  1  1  0  4- 1  4
 2.Guatemala    2  1  1  0  3- 2  4
 3.Panama       2  0  0  2  1- 5  0

Semifinals

28.04.2000      USA             4-0 Guatemala
28.04.2000      Mexico          0-0 Honduras              [4-5 pen]

Third place

30.04.2000      Mexico          5-0 Guatemala

Final

30.04.2000      Honduras        2-1 USA 

AFRICA

Preliminary Round

06.12.1998      Seychelles      0-2 Mauritius
13.12.1998      Mauritius       4-0 Seychelles

29.11.1998      Kenya           1-0 Tanzania
13.12.1998      Tanzania        2-0 Kenya       (asdet)

29.11.1998      Uganda          2-1 Sudan
13.12.1998      Sudan           0-0 Uganda

29.11.1998      Botswana        3-0 Swaziland
13.12.1998      Swaziland       2-2 Botswana

29.11.1998      Namibia         0-0 Mozambique
13.12.1998      Mozambique      3-3 Namibia     (Namibia on away goals rule)

29.11.1998      Congo-Brazzav.  1-0 Equatorial Guinea
12.12.1998      Equat. Guinea   1-1 Congo-Brazzaville

Walkovers: Gabon (Sierra Leone withdrew), Mali (Guinea Bissau withdrew) and
Congo-Kinshasa (Libya withdrew).

First Round

Group 1

12.06.1999      Uganda          1-0 Zambia
27.06.1999      Zambia          2-1 Uganda

13.06.1999      Nigeria         4-0 Namibia
27.06.1999      Namibia         3-2 Nigeria

13.06.1999      Angola          4-2 Botswana
27.06.1999      Botswana        0-4 Angola

13.06.1999      Zimbabwe        4-1 Mauritius
27.06.1999      Mauritius       wo. Zimbabwe    (Mauritius withdrew) 

Group 2

13.06.1999      Cameroon        5-0 Congo-Brazzaville
27.06.1999      Congo-Brazzav.  0-0 Cameroon

13.06.1999      Guinea          4-1 Gabon
27.06.1999      Gabon           0-1 Guinea

13.06.1999      Ghana           2-1 Tanzania
27.06.1999      Tanzania        1-2 Ghana

13.06.1999      Togo            2-2 South Africa
27.06.1999      South Africa    1-0 Togo

Group 3

13.06.1999      Algeria         1-3 Ivory Coast
27.06.1999      Ivory Coast     1-1 Algeria

13.06.1999      Tunisia         1-1 Senegal
27.06.1999      Senegal         1-2 Tunisia

13.06.1999      Mali            1-1 Egypt
27.06.1999      Egypt           3-1 Mali

13.06.1999      Congo-Kinshasa  2-1 Morocco
27.06.1999      Morocco         wo. Congo-Kinshasa (Congo-Kinshasa withdrew)

Second Round

To be played in 3 groups of 4 teams on a home/away basis. The three group
winners qualify for Sydney 2000, and the best runner-up play off against
the Oceania winner.

Group 1

16.10.1999      Nigeria         2-0 Angola
17.10.1999      Uganda          0-3 Zimbabwe
31.10.1999      Angola          3-1 Uganda
31.10.1999      Zimbabwe        2-1 Nigeria
13.02.2000      Zimbabwe        3-2 Angola
19.02.2000      Uganda          2-3 Nigeria
26.02.2000      Nigeria         1-0 Uganda
26.02.2000      Angola          4-2 Zimbabwe
12.03.2000      Angola          3-1 Nigeria
12.03.2000      Zimbabwe        1-0 Uganda
26.03.2000      Uganda          0-1 Angola
26.03.2000      Nigeria         4-0 Zimbabwe

 1.NIGERIA      6  4  0  2 12- 7 12
 2.Angola       6  4  0  2 13- 9 12
 3.Zimbabwe     6  4  0  2 11-11 12
 4.Uganda       6  0  0  6  3-12  0

Group 2

17.10.1999      Ghana           2-2 South Africa
17.10.1999      Guinea          0-3 Cameroon
30.10.1999      South Africa    3-1 Guinea
31.10.1999      Cameroon        abd Ghana        [abd at 2-2 in 89' due to poor visibility]
05.12.1999      Cameroon        2-1 Ghana        [replay]
19.02.2000      South Africa    2-0 Cameroon
19.02.2000      Ghana           2-0 Guinea
26.02.2000      Cameroon        2-0 South Africa
27.02.2000      Guinea          1-2 Ghana
11.03.2000      South Africa    1-0 Ghana
12.03.2000      Cameroon        2-1 Guinea
26.03.2000      Ghana           0-3 Cameroon
26.03.2000      Guinea          1-4 South Africa

 1.CAMEROON     6  5  0  1 12- 4 15
 2.South Africa 6  4  1  1 12- 6 13
 3.Ghana        6  2  1  3  7- 9  7
 4.Guinea       6  0  0  6  4-16  0

South Africa (as best runners-up) play off against New Zealand
(winners Oceania).

Playoffs
19.05.2000      New Zealand     2-3 South Africa
27.05.2000      South Africa    1-0 New Zealand

South Africa qualified 4-2 on aggregate

Group 3

16.10.1999      Morocco         1-0 Egypt
17.10.1999      Tunisia         1-1 Ivory Coast
31.10.1999      Egypt           2-1 Tunisia
31.10.1999      Ivory Coast     4-1 Morocco
20.02.2000      Tunisia         2-4 Morocco
20.02.2000      Ivory Coast     3-3 Egypt
27.02.2000      Egypt           2-1 Ivory Coast
27.02.2000      Morocco         2-0 Tunisia
12.03.2000      Egypt           1-1 Morocco
12.03.2000      Ivory Coast     3-1 Tunisia
26.03.2000      Morocco         2-1 Ivory Coast
26.03.2000      Tunisia         0-3 Egypt

 1.MOROCCO      6  4  1  1 11- 8 13
 2.Egypt        6  3  2  1 11- 7 11
 3.Ivory Coast  6  2  2  2 13-10  8
 4.Tunisia      6  0  1  5  5-15  1

ASIA

First Round

Group 1
(in Sharjah, UAE)
20.05.1999      Yemen           0-3 Qatar
23.05.1999      UAE             6-1 Yemen
26.05.1999      UAE             0-1 Qatar
(in Doha, Qatar)
01.06.1999      Qatar           3-1 Yemen
04.06.1999      Yemen           0-5 UAE
07.06.1999      Qatar           2-2 UAE

 1.Qatar        4  3  1  0  9- 3 10
 2.UAE          4  2  1  1 13- 4  7
 3.Yemen        4  0  0  4  2-17  0

Group 2

06.05.1999      Oman            2-2 Kuwait
14.05.1999      Syria           1-2 Kuwait
20.05.1999      Oman            1-5 Syria
25.05.1999      Kuwait          3-2 Syria
31.05.1999      Syria           0-1 Oman
05.06.1999      Kuwait          3-1 Oman

 1.Kuwait       4  3  1  0 10- 6 10
 2.Oman         4  1  1  2  5-10  4
 3.Syria        4  1  0  3  8- 7  3

Group 3
(all matches in Amman, Jordan)
01.07.1999      Jordan          1-3 Saudi Arabia
03.07.1999      Iraq            4-2 Jordan
05.07.1999      Saudi Arabia    1-1 Iraq
08.07.1999      Saudi Arabia    2-0 Jordan
10.07.1999      Jordan          5-0 Iraq
12.07.1999      Iraq            2-2 Saudi Arabia

 1.Saudi Arabia 4  2  2  0  8- 4  8
 2.Iraq         4  1  2  1  7-10  5
 3.Jordan       4  1  0  3  8- 9  3

Group 4

14.05.1999      Iran            2-1 Bahrain
20.05.1999      Bahrain         2-1 Lebanon
06.06.1999      Lebanon         2-0 Iran
11.06.1999      Bahrain         2-0 Iran
18.06.1999      Lebanon         0-2 Bahrain
25.06.1999      Iran            1-1 Lebanon

 1.Bahrain      4  3  0  1  7- 3  9
 2.Lebanon      4  1  1  2  4- 5  4
 3.Iran         4  1  1  2  3- 6  4

Central Asia

Group 5

03.04.1999      Uzbekistan      3-1 Kyrgyzstan (other sources indicate 3-0)
03.04.1999      Tajikistan      1-2 Turkmenistan
10.04.1999      Uzbekistan      3-0 Tajikistan
24.04.1999      Tajikistan      0-0 Kazakhstan
24.04.1999      Turkmenistan    1-1 Uzbekistan
08.05.1999      Kazakhstan      4-1 Turkmenistan
08.05.1999      Kyrgyzstan      1-0 Tajikistan
15.05.1999      Turkmenistan    3-0 Kyrgyzstan
15.05.1999      Uzbekistan      0-2 Kazakhstan
29.05.1999      Kyrgyzstan      2-1 Turkmenistan
29.05.1999      Kazakhstan      3-1 Uzbekistan
05.06.1999      Turkmenistan    3-2 Kazakhstan
05.06.1999      Tajikistan      1-2 Kyrgyzstan
12.06.1999      Kazakhstan      5-1 Tajikistan
12.06.1999      Uzbekistan      3-0 Turkmenistan (other sources indicate 3-1)
19.06.1999      Kazakhstan      1-1 Kyrgyzstan
26.06.1999      Tajikistan      0-2 Uzbekistan
26.06.1999      Kyrgyzstan      2-3 Kazakhstan
03.07.1999      Kyrgyzstan      0-2 Uzbekistan
03.07.1999      Turkmenistan    6-1 Tajikistan

 1.Kazakhstan   8  5  2  1 20- 9 17
 2.Uzbekistan   8  5  1  2 15- 7 16
 3.Turkmenistan 8  4  1  3 17-14 13
 4.Kyrgyzstan   8  3  1  4  9-14 10
 5.Tajikistan   8  0  1  7  4-21  1

South, Southeast and East Asia

Group 6
(in Hong Kong)
12.06.1999      Philippines     0-13 Japan
12.06.1999      Hong Kong       1-2 Nepal
14.06.1999      Nepal           0-5 Japan
14.06.1999      Hong Kong       2-2 Malaysia
16.06.1999      Philippines     0-1 Nepal
16.06.1999      Malaysia        0-4 Japan
18.06.1999      Malaysia        6-1 Philippines
18.06.1999      Hong Kong       1-4 Japan
20.06.1999      Nepal           1-1 Malaysia          [abandoned in 88']
20.06.1999      Hong Kong       4-1 Philippines
(in Tokyo, Japan)
26.06.1999      Philippines     0-1 Hong Kong
26.06.1999      Japan           9-0 Nepal
28.06.1999      Nepal           1-2 Hong Kong
28.06.1999      Japan           4-0 Malaysia
30.06.1999      Nepal           2-2 Philippines
30.06.1999      Malaysia        0-3 Hong Kong
02.07.1999      Philippines     0-5 Malaysia
02.07.1999      Japan           2-0 Hong Kong
04.07.1999      Malaysia        3-2 Nepal
04.07.1999      Japan          11-0 Philippines

 1.Japan        8  8  0  0 52- 1 24
 2.Hong Kong    8  4  1  3 14-12 13
 3.Malaysia     8  3  2  3 17-17 11
 4.Nepal        8  2  2  4  9-23  8
 5.Philippines  8  0  1  7  4-43  1

Group 7
(in Hanoi, Vietnam)
23.05.1999      Myanmar         0-1 North Korea
23.05.1999      Vietnam         0-4 China
26.05.1999      Vietnam         1-2 North Korea
26.05.1999      Myanmar         0-4 China
29.05.1999      Vietnam         1-2 Myanmar
29.05.1999      North Korea     0-1 China
(in Shanghai, China)
12.06.1999      North Korea     6-0 Myanmar
12.06.1999      China           3-0 Vietnam
15.06.1999      North Korea     1-1 Vietnam (other sources indicate 2-2)
15.06.1999      China           6-0 Myanmar
18.06.1999      Myanmar         0-0 Vietnam
18.06.1999      China           2-0 North Korea

 1.China        6  6  0  0 20- 0 18
 2.North Korea  6  3  1  2 10- 5 10
 3.Myanmar      6  1  1  4  2-18  4
 4.Vietnam      6  0  2  4  3-12  2

Group 8
(all matches in Seoul, South Korea)
25.05.1999      Taiwan          1-2 Indonesia
25.05.1999      South Korea     5-0 Sri Lanka
27.05.1999      Indonesia       2-1 Sri Lanka
27.05.1999      South Korea     7-0 Taiwan
29.05.1999      Taiwan          4-1 Sri Lanka
29.05.1999      South Korea     7-0 Indonesia

 1.South Korea  3  3  0  0 19- 0  9
 2.Indonesia    3  2  0  1  4- 9  6
 3.Taiwan       3  1  0  2  5-10  3
 4.Sri Lanka    3  0  0  3  2-11  0

Group 9

17.07.1999      Thailand        2-0 India
24.07.1999      India           0-0 Thailand

 1.Thailand     2  1  1  0  2- 0  4
 2.India        2  0  1  1  0- 2  1

Withdrew: Singapore, Brunei and Laos.

Second Round

Group A

01.10.1999      Qatar           4-1 Saudi Arabia
08.10.1999      Saudi Arabia    2-1 Kuwait
15.10.1999      Kuwait          4-0 Qatar
29.10.1999      Saudi Arabia    2-0 Qatar
07.11.1999      Kuwait          3-0 Saudi Arabia
12.11.1999      Qatar           1-2 Kuwait

 1.KUWAIT       4  3  0  1 10- 3  9
 2.Saudi Arabia 4  2  0  2  5- 8  6
 3.Qatar        4  1  0  3  5- 9  3

Group B

03.10.1999      South Korea     1-0 China
10.10.1999      China           2-1 Bahrain
17.10.1999      Bahrain         0-1 South Korea
29.10.1999      China           1-1 South Korea
05.11.1999      Bahrain         1-0 China
13.11.1999      South Korea     2-1 Bahrain

 1.SOUTH KOREA  4  3  1  0  5- 2 10
 2.China        4  1  1  2  3- 4  4
 3.Bahrain      4  1  0  3  3- 5  3

Group C

02.10.1999      Kazakhstan      0-0 Thailand
09.10.1999      Kazakhstan      0-2 Japan
17.10.1999      Japan           3-1 Thailand
30.10.1999      Thailand        1-4 Kazakhstan
06.11.1999      Japan           3-1 Kazakhstan
13.11.1999      Thailand        0-6 Japan

 1.JAPAN        4  4  0  0 14- 2 12
 2.Kazakhstan   4  1  1  2  5- 6  4
 3.Thailand     4  0  1  3  2-13  1

OCEANIA

all matches in Auckland, New Zealand

Group A
11.12.99        Fiji            4-0 West Samoa 
11.12.99        Solomon Islands 7-0 Tonga
13.12.99        Fiji            9-0 Tonga
13.12.99        Solomon Islands 2-1 West Samoa
15.12.99        West Samoa      4-1 Tonga
15.12.99        Solomon Islands 2-0 Fiji

 1.Solomon Isl. 3  3  0  0 11- 1  9
 2.Fiji         3  2  0  1 13- 2  6
 3.West Samoa   3  1  0  2  5- 7  3
 4.Tonga        3  0  0  3  1-20  0

Group B
12.12.99        New Zealand     4-0 Vanuatu
14.12.99        Papua Nw Guinea 2-0 Vanuatu
16.12.99        Papua Nw Guinea 0-5 New Zealand

 1.New Zealand  2  2  0  0  9- 0  6
 2.Papua NG     2  1  0  1  2- 5  3
 3.Vanuatu      2  0  0  2  0- 6  0

Semifinals 
18.12.99        Solomon Islands 3-1 Papua Nw Guinea
18.12.99        New Zealand     5-2 Fiji

Third Place Match
20.12.99        Fiji            3-0 Papua Nw Guinea

Final
20.12.99        New Zealand     4-1 Solomon Islands

New Zealand play off against South Africa (best African runners-up).

Playoffs
19.05.2000      New Zealand     2-3 South Africa
27.05.2000      South Africa    1-0 New Zealand

New Zealand eliminated 4-2 on aggregate


About this document

Thanks to James Allnutt, Javier Aizpurúa and James Goloboy for information on North and Central America, Jose Luis Pierrend, Francisco Fernández and Juan Pablo Andrés for information on South America, Mohamed S. Chbaro and Alisher Nikimbaev for information on Asia, and Julián Díaz Rubio, Neil Morrison and Andre Zlotkowski for information on Oceania

Prepared and maintained by Lars Aarhus for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Lars Aarhus
Last updated: 16 Aug 2018

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