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When Saudi Arabia hosted Batistuta, Caniggia and Co. - Arab News

LONDON: Twenty-five years ago this week, over the course of five muggy days in October 1992, a collection of some of the globe's leading players turned out for their countries in territory familiar to neither them nor the international footballing ...

Germany beats Chile to win 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup - Jagran Josh

The FIFA Confederations Cup is an international association football tournament for national teams. • It is held every four years by FIFA. • The tournament was originally organized by and held in Saudi Arabia and called the King Fahd Cup, contested in ...

5 Top Facts About African Teams In FIFA Confederations Cup History - Complete Sports Nigeria

Shaibu Amodu – Youngest African Coach at the Confederation Cup. The Shuaibu Amodu, born 18 April 1958, was only 37 years old when he led Nigeria's Super Eagles to the second edition of the King Fahd Cup which later became the FIFA Confederations Cup ...

Confederations Cup 2017: Missing football already? Here's your fix - The Hindu

When FIFA adopted the King Fahd Cup, rechristened it the Confederations Cup and transformed it into a global event, the tournament seemed to have sealed a permanent deal. Instead, into its 25th year and 10th edition — it all started in Saudi Arabia as ...

CHAMPIONS OF CHAMPIONS!: Past Winners Of FIFA Confederations Cup - Complete Sports Nigeria

Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) eventually took over the organisation of the tournament in the 1997 edition in Saudi Arabia and officially named it FIFA Confederations Cup. The final of the 1996 edition was between Brazil and ...

FIFA Confederations Cup history and regulations - TASS

The tournament that was played prior to the Confederations Cup was held in Saudi Arabia in 1992 and 1995 and was called the King Fahd Cup. Four teams participated in the first such tournament and six in the second competition. The winners of ...

GHANAsoccernet reviews Africa's Confederations Cup history - Ghanasoccernet.com

Ghana's leading football website looks back at the continent's history at the FIFA Confederations Cup through the years as Cameroon is set to mark their return to the competition this weekend. Ivory Coast were CAF's representatives at the first King ...

The Joy of Six: Confederations Cup moments - The Guardian (blog)

The first two iterations of the Confederations Cup were called nothing of the sort. In 1992 the King Fahd Cup, staged in Saudi Arabia and named after the nation's monarch at the time, appeared inconspicuously in the fixture calendar and took place over ...

How African Teams Have Fared At FIFA Confederations Cup - Complete Sports Nigeria

Cote d' Ivoire was the first African team to participate in the FIFA Confederations Cup when it was known as the King Fahd Cup in 1992. The Ivorians had won that year's African Cup of Nations beating Ghana in the final in Senegal. Cote d' Ivoire were ...

List of Confederations Cup winners - FanSided

... had won the European Championship in 1992. The tournament's most successful side won the next edition in 1997. Brazil have won the title four times. The first of these was secured thanks to a handsome 6-0 triumph over Australia. Much like their ...

What is the Confederations Cup? - FanSided

Here's what you need to know about FIFA's other quadrennial tournament. Tuning into a soccer tournament these days can often be confusing. Gold Cup, Confederations Cup, World Cup, Copa America — it's a lot to keep track of. This summer, the ...

25 days to go: The Laudrup brothers' only joint triumph - FIFA.com

Brian Laudrup was 25 years old when he competed alongside older brother Michael at the 1995 FIFA Confederations Cup, which was then known as the King Fahd Cup. The famous brothers never played together at club level and Michael was not involved in his ...

Danish Dynamite on top of the world - FIFA.com

Back then, the Confederations Cup was still known as the King Fahd Cup. Played in Saudi Arabia, the competition boasted just six teams. But it was no slouch of a competing field, with Mexico, Argentina and Nigeria – then in their prime, with some of ...

48 days to go: Al-Bishi's historic strike - FIFA.com

It took 48 minutes to celebrate the first goal in the history of the FIFA Confederations Cup. In the opening game at the debut tournament in 1992 – which was then known as the King Fahd Cup – legendary Saudi Arabia midfielder Fahad Al-Bishi wrote ...

Goycochea: Mexico are Confederations Cup contenders - FIFA.com

The former keeper was accompanied throughout by the FIFA Confederations Cup trophy, continuing the prize's tour of the eight nations represented at Russia 2017. Mexico represents the fourth stop on that tour, following on from Australia, New Zealand ...

5 reasons to look forward to the Confederations Cup - Sportskeeda

The Confederations Cup is a relatively new tournament, with FIFA taking over from 1997 before which it was simply known as the King Fahd Cup. The brainchild of the late Saudi Prince Faisal ibn Fahd, the competition began in 1992 as a four-team ...

How the Brazilian Government Tried to Stamp Out the Country's Soccer Protests - The Slatest (blog)

The Confederations Cup began life as a PR exercise for the House of Saud. Having built one of the most opulent but underused stadiums in the world—the King Fahd—the Saudis created the tournament in 1992 to fill up the schedule and play soft-power ...

Worst Teams in Confederations Cup History - Sportige

Anything but three resounding losses would be a huge surprise considering Tahiti have only one, over the hill professional player in their squad. Playing with Spain, Uruguay and Nigeria in their group isn't helping, making them excellent candidates in ...

The DT guide to caring about the 2013 Confederations Cup - Yahoo! Sports (blog)

We are officially less than a year away from the start of the World Cup, which means it's time for the "is the host nation ready?" handwringing to really get into gear (spoiler alert: it will be). It also means it's time for the Confederations Cup ...

How African teams have done at the FIFA Confederations Cup - KickOff

With Nigeria as the CAF representatives in this year's FIFA Confederations Cup, KICK OFF looks at the history of the tournament and how African teams have fared in the continental showdown. 1992. The now FIFA Confederations Cup was previously known as ...

The 1992 King Fahd Cup , named after Fahd of Saudi Arabia, was the first association football tournament of the competition that would later be known as the FIFA Confederations Cup. It was hosted by Saudi Arabia in October 1992, and 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 featured four nations.

1992 King Fahd Cup
كأس الملك فهد 1992
Tournament details
Host country Saudi Arabia
Dates 15 October – 20 October
Teams 4 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Argentina (1st title)
Runners-up  Saudi Arabia
Third place  United States
Fourth place  Ivory Coast
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)
Best player Argentina Fernando Redondo
1995

The 1992 King Fahd Cup (Arabic: كأس الملك فهد‎‎), named after Fahd of Saudi Arabia, was the first association football tournament of the competition that would later be known as the FIFA Confederations Cup. It was hosted by Saudi Arabia in October 1992, and 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 featured four nations.