Football at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Football at the 1960 Summer Olympics
Tournament details
Host country Italy
Dates August 26 – September 10
Teams 16 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s) 7 (in 7 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Yugoslavia
Runners-up  Denmark
Third place  Hungary
Fourth place  Italy
Tournament statistics
Matches played 28
Goals scored 120 (4.29 per match)
1956
1964

The football tournament at the 1960 Summer Olympics was held from 26 August to 10 September in 1960 throughout Italy. The tournament features 16 men's national teams from four continental confederations. The 16 teams are drawn into four groups of four and each group plays a round-robin tournament. At the end of the group stage, the first-ranked teams of each group advanced to the semi-finals, and culminating with the gold medal match in Rome on September 10, 1960.

Venues[edit]

Rome Florence
Stadio Flaminio Stadio Comunale
Capacity: 32,000 Capacity: 47,920
Stadio Flaminio a Roma.jpg Stadio Comunale Giovanni Berta.jpg
Grosseto Livorno
Stadio Olimpico Comunale Stadio Ardenza
Capacity: 10,200 Capacity: 19,238
20100410GrStadioVonCurvaNord.JPG Stadio Armando Picchi 2.jpg
Pescara Naples L'Aquila
Stadio Adriatico Stadio Fuorigrotta Stadio Comunale
Capacity: 24,400 Capacity: 60,240 Capacity: 9,285
San Paolo - Curva A.jpg Stadio fattori.JPG

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Yugoslavia  Denmark  Hungary
Andrija Anković
Zvonko Bego
Vladimir Durković
Milan Galić
Fahrudin Jusufi
Tomislav Knez
Borivoje Kostić
Aleksandar Kozlina
Dušan Maravić
Željko Matuš
Žarko Nikolić
Željko Perušić
Novak Roganović
Velimir Sombolac
Milutin Šoškić
Silvester Takač
Blagoje Vidinić
Ante Žanetić
Poul Andersen
John Danielsen
Henning Enoksen
Henry From
Erik Gaardhøje
Bent Hansen
Jørgen Hansen
Henning Hellbrandt
Poul Jensen
Bent Krog
Erling Linde Larsen
Poul Mejer
Flemming Nielsen
Hans Chr. Nielsen
Harald Nielsen
Poul Pedersen
Jørn Sørensen
Finn Sterobo
Tommy Troelsen
Flórián Albert
Jenő Dalnoki
Zoltán Dudás
János Dunai
Lajos Faragó
János Göröcs
Ferenc Kovács
Dezső Novák
Pál Orosz
Tibor Pál
Gyula Rákosi
Imre Sátori
Ernő Solymosi
Gábor Török
Pál Várhidi
Oszkár Vilezsál

Qualification[edit]

Squads[edit]

First round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Yugoslavia 3 2 1 0 13 4 +9 5
 Bulgaria 3 2 1 0 8 3 +5 5
 United Arab Republic 3 0 1 2 4 11 −7 1
 Turkey 3 0 1 2 3 10 −7 1
Bulgaria  3–0  Turkey
Diev Goal 13'58'
Hristov Goal 67'
Report
Attendance: 3.000
Referee: Cesare Jonni (ITA)

Yugoslavia  6–1  United Arab Republic
Rifai Goal 3' (o.g.)
Galić Goal 30' (pen.)
Kostić Goal 32'61'63'
Knez Goal 49'
Report Attia Goal 72'

Bulgaria  2–0  United Arab Republic
Naidenov Yordanov Goal 42'
Diev Goal 88'
Report
Attendance: 3.500
Referee: Leo Helge (DNK)

Yugoslavia  4–0  Turkey
Kostić Goal 10'89'
Galić Goal 46'
Tomislav Knez Goal 61'
Report

United Arab Republic  3–3  Turkey
Attia Goal 10'
Qotb Goal 58'65'
Report Tahran Goal 15'
Koken Goal 30'
Yalcinkaya Goal 69'

Yugoslavia  3–3  Bulgaria
Galić Goal 50'57'69' Report Kovachev Goal 59'
Debarski Goal 81'89'
Attendance: 15.000
Referee: Cesare Jonni (ITA)

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Italy 3 2 1 0 9 4 +5 5
 Brazil 3 2 0 1 10 6 +4 4
 Great Britain 3 1 1 1 8 8 0 3
 Taiwan 3 0 0 3 3 12 −9 0
Brazil  4–3  Great Britain
Gérson Goal 2'
China Goal 61'72'
Wanderley Goal 64'
Report Brown Goal 32'87'
Lewis Goal 47'

Italy  4–1  Taiwan
Rivera Goal 10'33'
Fanello Goal 49'
Tomeazzi Goal 67'
Report Mok Chun Wah Goal 29'

Brazil  5–0  Taiwan
Gérson Goal 13'16'47'
Roberto Dias Goal 73'87'
Report
Referee: E. Erlich (YUG)

Italy  2–2  Great Britain
Rossano Goal 11'55' Report Brown Goal 23'
Hasty Goal 75'

Italy  3–1  Brazil
Rivera Goal 69'
Rossano Goal 70'86'
Report Didi Goal 4'

Great Britain  3–2  Taiwan
Lewis Goal 35'
Brown Goal 58'
Hasty Goal 85'
Report Yiu Cheuk Yin Goal 70'88'

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Denmark 3 3 0 0 8 4 +4 6
 Argentina 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 4
 Poland 3 1 0 2 7 5 +2 2
 Tunisia 3 0 0 3 3 11 −8 0
Denmark  3–2  Argentina
Sørensen Goal 31'
H. Nielsen Goal 46'85'
Report Oleniak Goal 20'
Bilardo Goal 88'
Referee: Liverani (ITA)

Poland  6–1  Tunisia
Pohl Goal 7'40'42'84'89'
Hachorek Goal 67'
Report Kerrit Goal 3'
Attendance: 3.000
Referee: Lo Bello (ITA)

Denmark  2–1  Poland
H. Nielsen Goal 15'
Pedersen Goal 86'
Report Gadecki Goal 62'
Attendance: 3.700
Referee: Lo Bello (ITA)

Argentina  2–1  Tunisia
Oleniak Goal 15'82' Report Kerrit Goal 25'
Referee: Zsolt (HUN)

Argentina  2–0  Poland
Oleniak Goal 38'
Pérez Goal 55'
Report
Attendance: 10.000
Referee: S. Garan (TUR)

Denmark  3–1  Tunisia
F. Nielsen Goal 24'
H. Nielsen Goal 27'88'
Report Cherif Goal 48'
Attendance: 2.000
Referee: Campanati (ITA)

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Hungary 3 3 0 0 15 3 +12 6
 France 3 1 1 1 3 9 −6 3
 Peru 3 1 0 2 6 9 −3 2
 India 3 0 1 2 3 6 −3 1
France  2–1  Peru
Giamarchi Goal 67'
Quédec Goal 90'
Report Uribe Goal 1'
Referee: Erlich (YUG)

Hungary  2–1  India
Göröcs Goal 23'
Albert Goal 56'
Report Balaram Goal 79'
Referee: Ben Said (TUN)

France  1–1  India
Coinçon Goal 82' Report P.K.Banerjee Goal 71'

Hungary  6–2  Peru
Albert Goal 17'87'
Rákosi Goal 27'
Göröcs Goal 33'
Dunai Goal 46'63'
Report Ramirez Goal 25'79'
Referee: Bonetto (ITA)

Peru  3–1  India
Nieri Goal 27'53'
Iwasaki Goal 85'
Report Balaram Goal 88'
Referee: Imam (UAR)

Hungary  7–0  France
Albert Goal 12'85'
Göröcs Goal 34'59'77'
Dunai Goal 41'79'
Report
Referee: Orlandini (ITA)

Semi-finals[edit]

Italy  1–1 (a.e.t.)  Yugoslavia
Tumburus Goal 109' Report Galić Goal 107'
Referee: Kandlbinder (FRG)

(Yugoslavia declared winners by lot)


Denmark  2–0  Hungary
H. Nielsen Goal 19'
Enoksen Goal 81'
Report
Attendance: 10.000
Referee: Leafe (GBR)

Bronze Medal match[edit]

Hungary  2–1  Italy
Orosz Goal 32'
Dunai Goal 69'
Report Tomeazzi Goal 84'
Referee: Leafe (GBR)

Gold Medal match[edit]

Yugoslavia  3–1  Denmark
Galić Goal 1'
Matuš Goal 11'
Kostić Goal 69'
Report F. Nielsen Goal 90'
Attendance: 40.000
Referee: Lo Bello (ITA)

Semi-final bracket[edit]

      Gold Medal match
             
   Italy 1  
   Yugoslavia (a.e.t.) 1    
       Yugoslavia 3
       Denmark 1
   Denmark 2    
   Hungary 0   Bronze Medal match
 
 Italy 1
   Hungary 2

Goalscorers[edit]

With seven goals, Milan Galić of Yugoslavia is the top scorer in the tournament. In total, 120 goals were scored by 56 different players, with only one of them credited as own goal.

7 goals
6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goals

Final Ranking[edit]

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Yugoslavia (YUG) 5 3 2 0 17 6 +1 8
2  Denmark (DEN) 5 4 0 1 11 7 +4 8
3  Hungary (HUN) 5 4 0 1 17 6 +11 8
4  Italy (ITA) 5 2 2 1 11 7 +4 6
5  Bulgaria (BUL) 3 2 1 0 8 3 +5 5
6  Brazil (BRA) 3 2 0 1 10 6 +4 4
7  Argentina (ARG) 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 4
8  Great Britain (GBR) 3 1 1 1 8 8 0 3
9  France (FRA) 3 1 1 1 3 9 –6 3
10  Poland (POL) 3 1 0 2 7 5 +2 2
11  Peru (PER) 3 1 0 2 6 9 –3 2
12  United Arab Republic (UAR) 3 0 1 2 4 11 –7 1
13  India (IND) 3 0 1 2 3 6 –3 2
14  Turkey (TUR) 3 0 1 2 3 10 –7 2
15  Tunisia (TUN) 3 0 0 3 3 11 –8 1
16  Republic of China (ROC) 3 0 0 3 3 12 –9 1

External links[edit]