1993 FIFA World Youth Championship

The 1993 FIFA World Youth Championship, known as the 1993 FIFA/Coca-Cola World Youth Championship for sponsorship purposes, was the 9th staging of the FIFA World Youth Championship. It took place across five cities in Australia. The tournament was to be held originally in Yugoslavia, but was moved to Australia due to the Yugoslav Wars.

1993 FIFA World Youth Championship
FIFA Youth World Cup
Australia 1993
Tournament details
Host countryAustralia
Dates5–20 March
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (3rd title)
Runners-up Ghana
Third place England
Fourth place Australia
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored82 (2.56 per match)
Attendance478,003 (14,938 per match)
Top scorer(s) Gian
Adriano
Ante Milicic
Vicente Nieto
Chris Faklaris
Henry Zambrano
Augustine Ahinful
(3 goals)
Best player(s) Adriano
Fair play award England

Brazil won their third World Youth Championship title after beating Ghana 2–1.

Qualification

For the first time ever, Russia competed after the dissolution of Soviet Union. It was also the first time Germany played after the reunification. However, as they are designated as descendant of Soviet and West Germany respectively, they are not considered as tournament debutants.

Confederation Qualifying Tournament Qualifier(s)
AFC (Asia) 1992 AFC Youth Championship  Saudi Arabia
 South Korea
CAF (Africa) 1993 African Youth Championship  Cameroon
 Ghana1
CONCACAF
(North, Central America & Caribbean)
1992 CONCACAF U-20 Tournament  Mexico
 United States
CONMEBOL (South America) 1992 South American Youth Championship  Brazil
 Colombia
 Uruguay
OFC (Oceania) Host nation  Australia
UEFA (Europe) 1992 UEFA European Under-18 Football Championship  England
 Germany2
 Norway
 Portugal
 Russia3
 Turkey1
1.^ Teams that made their debut.
2.^ Germany made their debut as a unified nation. They were chosen as the descendant of the now-defunct West Germany, which qualified in 1981 and 1987 tournaments. The now-defunct East Germany qualified in 1987 and 1989 tournaments.
3.^ Russia made their debut as independent nation. They were chosen as the descendant of the now-defunct Soviet Union, which qualified in 1977, 1979, 1983, 1985, 1989, and 1991 tournaments.

Squads

Group stage

The 16 teams were split into four groups of four teams. Four group winners, and four second-place finishers qualify for the knockout round.

Group A

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD Status
 Russia 4320164+2Advanced to the quarter-finals
 Australia 4320154+1
 Cameroon 2310245−1
 Colombia 2310257−2
Australia 2−1 Colombia
Milicic  39'
Muscat  78'
Report Zambrano  35'

Russia 2−0 Cameroon
Zazulin  1'
Karataev  37'
Report
Attendance: 5,362

Colombia 3−2 Cameroon
Zambrano  43', 83'
Restrepo  45'
Report Foé  12'
Ndiefi  44'
Attendance: 3,749
Referee: Essa Rashed Al Jassas (Kuwait)

Australia 3−1 Russia
Magomedov  12' (o.g.)
Milicic  69'
Agostino  81'
Report Chudin  18'

Colombia 1−3 Russia
Betancourth  63' (pen.) Report Karataev  6' (pen.)
Ananko  19'
Savchenko  86'

Australia 0−2 Cameroon
Report Tchoutang  44'
Embe  90'

Group B

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD Status
 Uruguay 5321053+2Advanced to the quarter-finals
 Ghana 4312053+2
 Germany 33111440
 Portugal 03003154
Portugal 0–1 Germany
(Report) Jancker 86'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Rémi Harrel (France)

Uruguay 1–1 Ghana
Correa 22' (Report) Ahinful 72'

Germany 2–2 Ghana
Breitenreiter 39'
Jancker 80'
(Report) Kuffour 36'
Duah 70'
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Letchmanasamy Kathirveloo (Malaysia)

Portugal 1–2 Uruguay
Bambo 32' (Report) O'Neill 8', 87'
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Fredy Burgos Escobar (Guatemala)

Germany 1–2 Uruguay
Breitenreiter 74' (Report) López 2'
Correa 65'

Portugal 0–2 Ghana
(Report) Lamptey 5'
Akonnor 42'
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Letchmanasamy Kathirveloo (Malaysia)

Group C

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD Status
 England 5321031+2Advanced to the quarter-finals
 United States 3311183+5
 South Korea 33030440
 Turkey 13012187
South Korea 1–1 England
Watson 32' (o.g.) (Report) Pearce 82'
Attendance: 15,732

Turkey 0–6 United States
(Report) Baba 22'
Joseph 26', 72'
Faklaris 28', 46', 90'
Attendance: 15,732

England 1–0 United States
Bart-Williams 69' (Report)

South Korea 1–1 Turkey
Cho 48' (Report) Reçber 85'
Attendance: 9,274
Referee: Dodji Mawuk Hounnake Kouassi (Togo)

England 1–0 Turkey
Joachim 12' (Report)
Attendance: 12,972

South Korea 2–2 United States
Lee 39', 52' (Report) Kelly 37'
Zavagnin 78'
Attendance: 12,972

Group D

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD Status
 Brazil 5321041+3Advanced to the quarter-finals
 Mexico 4320163+3
 Saudi Arabia 23021121
 Norway 13012055
Mexico 3–0 Norway
Nieto 45', 71'
Olalde 84'
(Report)
Attendance: 10,000

Brazil 0–0 Saudi Arabia
(Report)
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Serguei Khussainov (Russia)

Norway 0–0 Saudi Arabia
(Report)
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Omer Yengo (Congo)

Mexico 1–2 Brazil
Nieto 80' (Report) Adriano 22' (pen.)
Gian 56' (pen.)
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Armando Pérez Hoyos (Colombia)

Norway 0–2 Brazil
(Report) Gian 59'
Adriano 62'
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Serguei Khussainov (Russia)

Mexico 2–1 Saudi Arabia
Salazar 60', 72' (Report) Al Takrouni 5'
Attendance: 7,000

Knockout stage

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
13 March - Sydney
 
 
 Russia 0
 
17 March - Sydney
 
 Ghana3
 
 Ghana2
 
14 March - Melbourne
 
 England1
 
 England (pen.)0 (4)
 
20 March - Sydney
 
 Mexico0 (3)
 
 Ghana1
 
13 March - Brisbane
 
 Brazil2
 
 Uruguay1
 
17 March - Melbourne
 
 Australia (aet)2
 
 Australia0
 
14 March - Adelaide
 
 Brazil2 Third place
 
 Brazil3
 
20 March - Sydney
 
 United States0
 
 England2
 
 
 Australia 1
 

Quarter-finals

Uruguay 1–2 (a.e.t.) Australia
Sena Lamela 21' (Report) Agostino 59'
Carbone  99'
Attendance: 14,000
Referee: Rémi Harrel (France)

Russia 0–3 Ghana
(Report) Ahinful 72'
Addo 75'
Asare 83

England 0–0 (a.e.t.) Mexico
(Report)
Penalties
Pollock
Caskey
Thompson
Bart-Williams
4–3 Olalde
Amante
Astivia
C. González
Solis
Attendance: 11,000

Brazil 3–0 United States
Bruno 32', 90'
Adriano 51'
(Report)
Attendance: 12,000

Semi-finals

Australia 0–2 Brazil
(Report) Marcelinho 77'
Catê 89'
Attendance: 22,100

Ghana 2–1 England
Ahinful 14' (pen.)
Gargo 24'
(Report) Pollock 49' (pen.)
Attendance: 21,069
Referee: Armando Pérez Hoyos (Colombia)

Third place play-off

England 2–1 Australia
Unsworth 39'
Joachim 85'
(Report) Milicic 52'
Attendance: 40,015
Referee: Letchmanasamy Kathirveloo (Malaysia)

Final

Ghana 1–2 Brazil
Duah 15' (Report) Yan 50'
Gian 88'
Attendance: 40,015
Referee: Ahmet Çakar (Turkey)

Result

 FIFA World Youth Championship 1993 Winners 

Brazil
Third title

Awards

Golden Shoe Golden Ball Fair Play Award
Henry Zambrano Adriano  England

Goalscorers

Henry Zambrano of Colombia won the Golden Shoe award for scoring three goals. In total, 82 goals were scored by 56 different players, with two of them credited as own goals.

3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

Final ranking

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Brazil 6510112+911
2  Ghana 6321116+58
3  England 632164+28
4  Australia 630389–16
Eliminated in the quarter-finals
5  Mexico 421163+35
6  Uruguay 421165+15
7  Russia 420267–14
8  United States 411286+23
Eliminated at the group stage
9  Germany 31114403
10  South Korea 30304403
11  Cameroon 310245–12
12  Colombia 310257–22
13  Saudi Arabia 302112–12
14  Norway 301205–51
15  Turkey 301218–71
16  Portugal 300315–40
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