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1999 FIFA World Youth Championship


The 1999 FIFA World Youth Championship took place in Nigeria between April 3 and April 24, 1999. The 1999 championship was the 12th contested.

Contents

  • Qualification 1
  • Venues 2
  • Squads 3
  • Group stage 4
    • Group A 4.1
    • Group B 4.2
    • Group C 4.3
    • Group D 4.4

Qualification

The following 24 teams qualified for the 1999 FIFA World Youth Championship.

{ class=wikitable|- !Confederation !Qualifying Tournament !Qualifier(s) |- |AFC (Asia) |AFC Youth Championship 1998 |


|- |CAF (Africa) |1999 African Youth Championship |


|- |CONCACAF
(North, Central America & Caribbean)
|1998 CONCACAF U-20 Tournament |


|- |CONMEBOL (South America) |1999 South American Youth Championship |


|- |OFC (Oceania) |1998 OFC U-20 Championship | |- |UEFA (Europe) |1998 UEFA European Under-18 Football Championship |




|- |colspan=2|Host nation | |}

1.Teams that made their debut.

Venues

Ibadan Lagos Enugu Port Harcourt
Liberty Stadium National Stadium Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium Liberation Stadium
Capacity: 40,000 Capacity: 45,000 Capacity: 22,000 Capacity: 25,000

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Kano Calabar Kaduna Bauchi
Sani Abacha Stadium U.J. Esuene Stadium Ahmadu Bello Stadium Abubarkar Tafawa Balewa Stadium
Capacity: 18,000 Capacity: 16,000 Capacity: 16,500 Capacity: 15,000

Squads

Group stage

The 24 teams were split into six groups of four teams. Six group winners, six second-place finishers and the four best third-place finishers qualify for the knockout round.

Key to colours in group tables
Group winners, runners-up, and best four third-placed teams advance to the Round of 16

Group A

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
6 3 2 0 1 5 6 −1
4 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1
4 3 1 1 1 4 5 −1
3 3 1 0 2 5 4 +1

|score=1–1 |team2= |goals1=Aghahowa |goals2=Meléndez |stadium=National Stadium, Lagos | attendance = 37,500 | referee = Siarhei Shmolik (Belarus) |report=(Report)}}


|score=4–0 |team2= |goals1=Kern
Falk |goals2= |stadium=National Stadium, Lagos | attendance = 2,500 | referee = Mohamed Guezzaz (Morocco) |report=(Report)}}


|score=2–0 |team2= |goals1=Shittu
Garba |goals2= |stadium=National Stadium, Lagos | attendance = 20,000 | referee = Ángel Sánchez (Argentina) |report=(Report)}}


|score=1–3 |team2= |goals1=Garita |goals2=Santa Cruz
Vera
Cuevas |stadium=National Stadium, Lagos | attendance = 18,000 | referee = Jan Wegereef (Netherlands) |report=(Report)}}


|score=1–2 |team2= |goals1=Shittu |goals2=Fernández
Maldonado |stadium=National Stadium, Lagos | attendance = 25,000 | referee = Jan Wegereef (Netherlands) |report=(Report)}}


|score=2–1 |team2= |goals1=Brenes
Santana |goals2=Timm |stadium=National Stadium, Lagos | attendance = 22,000 | referee = Ángel Sánchez (Argentina) |report=(Report)}}

Group B

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
7 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4
5 3 1 2 0 6 2 +4
4 3 1 1 1 1 1 0
0 3 0 0 3 1 9 −8

|score=1–1 |team2= |goals1=Ofori-Quaye |goals2=Deranja |stadium=Ahmadou Bello Stadium, Kaduna | attendance = 16,000 | referee = Lu Jun (China) |report=(Report)}}


|score=1–0 |team2= |goals1=Cambiasso |goals2= |stadium=Ahmadou Bello Stadium, Kaduna | attendance = 16,000 | referee = Claus Bo Larsen (Denmark) |report=(Report)}}


|score=1–0 |team2= |goals1=Ofori-Quaye |goals2= |stadium=Ahmadou Bello Stadium, Kaduna | attendance = 5,000 | referee = Claus Bo Larsen (Denmark) |report=(Report)}}


|score=5–1 |team2= |goals1=Deranja
Miladin
Sabolčki
Banović
Bjelanović |goals2=Urazayev |stadium=Ahmadou Bello Stadium, Kaduna | attendance = 5,000 | referee = Lu Jun (China) |report=(Report)}}


|score=3–0 |team2= |goals1=Gyan
Adu |goals2= |stadium=Ahmadou Bello Stadium, Kaduna | attendance = 2,000 | referee = Claus Bo Larsen (Denmark) |report=(Report)}}


|score=0–0 |team2= |goals1= |goals2= |stadium=Ahmadou Bello Stadium, Kaduna | attendance = 4,000 | referee = Lu Jun (China) |report=(Report)}}

Group C

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
7 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3
6 3 2 0 1 6 1 +5
3 3 1 0 2 4 8 −4
1 3 0 1 2 2 6 −4

|score=3–1 |team2= |goals1=Culina
Maisano
Al-Garni |goals2=Dabo |stadium=Liberty Stadium, Ibadan | attendance = 2,000 | referee = Gustavo Méndez (Uruguay) |report=(Report)}}


|score=1–0 |team2= |goals1=Márquez |goals2= |stadium=Liberty Stadium, Ibadan | attendance = 3,000 | referee = Carlos Eugênio Simon (Brazil) |report=(Report)}}


|score=1–3 |team2= |goals1=Sterjovski |goals2=Márquez
J. Rodríguez
Osorno |stadium=Liberty Stadium, Ibadan | attendance = 500 | referee = Carlos Eugênio Simon (Brazil) |report=(Report)}}


|score=0–2 |team2= |goals1= |goals2=McPhail
Duff |stadium=Liberty Stadium, Ibadan | attendance = 1,000 | referee = Gustavo Méndez (Uruguay) |report=(Report)}}


|score=0–4 |team2= |goals1= |goals2=Sadlier
Duff
Healy
Crossley |stadium=Liberty Stadium, Ibadan | attendance = 800 | referee = Gustavo Méndez (Uruguay) |report=(Report)}}


|score=1–1 |team2= |goals1=Al-Saqri |goals2=L. González |stadium=Liberty Stadium, Ibadan | attendance = 2,000 | referee = Siarhei Shmolik (Belarus) |report=(Report)}}

Group D

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