Football at the 1959 Mediterranean Games

The 1959 Mediterranean Games football tournament was the 3rd edition of the Mediterranean Games men's football tournament. The football tournament was held in Beirut, Lebanon between the 12–23 October 1959 as part of the 1959 Mediterranean Games.[1]

1959 Mediterranean Games
football tournament
Tournament details
Host country Lebanon
Dates12–23 October 1959
Teams3 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Italy B (1st title)
Runners-up Turkey B
Third place Lebanon
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored18 (3 per match)

Participating teams

The following countries have participated for the final tournament:

AFC Asia Lebanon (hosts)
UEFA Europe Italy B
Turkey B


Beirut Beirut Municipal Stadium 20 000


Final tournament

All times local : CET (UTC+2)


1st leg

2nd leg

Tournament classification

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Italy B 4310102+87
2 Turkey B 421174+45
3  Lebanon 4004112–110


  1. "Mediterranean Games 1959 (Beirut, Lebanon)". RSSSF. Dinant Abbink & Erik Garin. September 22, 2016. Retrieved September 9, 2017.
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