1997 MATCHES

INTERCONTINENTAL

04/01/1997, Viña del Mar, Sausalito, 17726
Friendly International
CHILE               7 (Fernando Vergara 4', 43', Cristián Castañeda 19',
                       Jaime Riveros 68', 74', Fernando Cornejo 79', Pedro González 87')
ARMENIA             0
Chile:              Nelson Cossio (Nelson Tapia 71'), Cristián Castañeda, Pedro Reyes,
                    Ronald Fuentes (Dante Poli 71'), Marcelo Miranda, Fernando Cornejo,
                    Juan Carlos González (Luis Chavarría 74'), Jaime Riveros, Jorge Contreras
                    (Cristián Mora 67'), Rodrigo Goldberg, Fernando Vergara 
                    (Pedro González 67').
Armenia:            Armen Avagyan, Vardan Khachatryan (Vardan Minasyan 46'), Sargis Hovsepyan,
                    Tigran Gsepyan, Harutyun Vardanyan, Hakob Ter-Petrosyan, Hamlet Mkhitaryan,
                    Artur Petrosyan (Gagik Manukyan 81'), Armen Sanamyan
                    (Harutyun Karapetyan 54'), Arsen Avetisyan (Tigran Yesayan 63'),
                    Karapet Mikaelyan.
Referee:            Mario Sánchez (Chile).
Coaches:            Chile: Nelson Acosta (Uruguay).
                    Armenia: Khoren Oganesyan.
Notes               Armen Avagyan saved a penalty by Rodrigo Goldberg at 79'.
                    Date also reported as 05/01/1997.

05/01/1997, Alexandria, 10000
Friendly International
EGYPT               2 (Hossan Hassan 25', Ahmed Sari 80')
BELARUS             0
Egypt:              Hussein El-Said (Nader El-Said 69'), Ibrahim Hassan, Hani Ramzi,
                    Haytham Farouk, Medhat Abdel Hady, Ismail Yousef, Hossam Hassan 
                    (Abdel Media 75'), Tolba (Osama Nabih 70'), Ahmed Sari (Nabil Mahmud 81'),
                    Tarek Mustafa, Ahmed Hassan.
Belarus:            Valeri Shantalosov (Yuri Afanasenko 73'), Viktor Bezmen
                    (Sergei Yaskovich 76'), Sergei Shtanyuk, Sergei Polyakov
                    (Andrei Dovnar 65'), Vyacheslav Gerashchenko, Radislav Orlovski,
                    Yuri Antonovich, Oleg Chernyavski (Mikhail Patsko 38'), Aleksandr Kulchiy
                    (Vladimir Zhuravel 55'), Andrei Khlebosolov (Mikhail Makovski 67'),
                    Vladimir Makovski.
Referee:            Abdulhamid Radwan Abdulkareem (Egypt).
Coaches:            Egypt:
                    Belarus: Mikhail Vergeyenko.
Cards:              Egypt: Hossam Hassan [Y], Haytham Farouk [Y], Ibrahim Hassan [Y].
                    Belarus: Vladimir Makovski [Y].

06/01/1997, Asunción
Friendly International
PARAGUAY            2 (Estanislao Struway 38', Carlos Gamarra 65')
ARMENIA             0
Paraguay:           Danilo Aceval, Pedro Sarabia, Carlos Gamarra, Jorge Alcaraz 
                    (Derlis Soto 65'), Francisco Arce (Néstor Isasi 46'), 
                    Juan Carlos Villamayor, Julio César Enciso, Estanislao Struway, 
                    Roberto Acuña (Harles Bourdier 46'), Arístides Rojas 
                    (Justo Javier Meza 32'), Richart Báez (Osvaldo Cohener 58').
Armenia:            [Armenak Petrosyan (Harutyun Abrahamyan), Yervand Sukiasyan, Tigran Gsepyan,
                    Harutyun Vardanyan, Harutyun Karapetyan, Arsen Avetisyan,
                    Hakob Ter-Petrosyan, Aramayis Yepiskoposyan, Varazdat Avetisyan,
                    Gagik Manukyan, Armen Sanamyan, Vardan Minasyan, Karapet Mikaelyan.]
Referee:            Felix Benegas Caballero (Paraguay).
Coaches:            Paraguay:
                    Armenia: Khoren Oganesyan.

12/01/1997, Beirut, 12000
Friendly International
LEBANON             2 (Vartan Ghazarian 72', Wael Nazha 81')
ALGERIA             2 (Lonissi 45' pen, Abdelfahid Tasfaout 88')
Referee:            Ammar Ammar (Lebanon).

17/01/1997, San Diego (USA), 35232
US Cup
MEXICO              3 (Enrique Alfaro 39', Luis Hernández 54', Carlos Hermosillo 73')
DENMARK LEAGUE      1 (Brian Steen Nielsen 64')
Mexico:             Adolfo Ríos, Pavel Pardo (José Manuel Abundis 81'), Claudio Suárez,
                    Duilio Davino, Ramón Ramírez, Alberto Coyote, Marcelino Bernal
                    (Nicolás Ramírez 78'), Benjamín Galindo, Enrique Alfaro,
                    Carlos Hermosillo (Luis García, 78), Luis Roberto Alves 'Zague'
                    (Luis Hernández 45').
Denmark League:     Mogens Krogh, Søren Colding, Carsten Hemmingsen, Claus Jensen,
                    ?. Nielsen, Kim Daugaard, Bjarne Goldbæk, Brian Steen Nielsen,
                    Stig Tøfting, Søren Andersen, Peter Møller.
Referee:            Joshua Patlak (USA).
Coaches:            Mexico:
                    Denmark League: Bo Johansson.
Cards:              Mexico: none.
                    Denmark League: Søren Colding [Y 38'].
Note:               This match is a full FIFA international.

17/01/1997, San Diego, Qualcomm Stadium, 35232
US Cup
USA                 0
PERU                1 (Germán Carty 8')
USA:                Brad Friedel, Alexi Lalas, Jeff Agoos, Mike Burnes, Steve Ralston
                    (Jovan Kirovski), Claudio Reyna, Predrag Radosavljevic (Cobi Jones),
                    Joe-Max Moore, Frankie Hejduk (Jason Kreis), Brian McBride, Roy Lassiter.
Peru:               Julio Balerio, Alfonso Dulanto, Juan Reynoso, Percy Olivares, 
                    Nolberto Solano, Roger Serrano, Juan Jayo, Paolo Maldonado, José Pereda,
                    Alex Magallanes (Waldir Sáenz 58'), Germán Carty (Roberto Farfán 68').
Referee:            Arturo Brizio Carter (Mexico).
Coaches:            USA: Steve Sampson.
                    Peru: Juan Carlos Oblitas.
Cards:              USA: none.
                    Peru: Julio Balerio [Y 45'], Waldir Sáenz [Y 71'].

18/01/1997, Melbourne (Australia), Bob Jane Stadium, 8000
Four Nations Tournament
SOUTH KOREA         1 (Kim Do-Hoon 57')
NORWAY              0
South Korea:        Kim Byung-Ji, Hong Myung-Bo, Choi Young-Il [c], Lee Im-Saeng,
                    Kim Tae-Young, Lee Ki-Hyung, Ko Jong-Soo (Yoon Jung-Hwan 85'), 
                    Yoo Sang-Cheol, Ha Seok-Joo (Cho Hyun-Doo 63'), Choi Moon-Shik
                    (Kim Sang-Hoon 85'), Kim Do-Hoon.
Norway:             Jørn Jamtfall, Jonny Hanssen (André Bergdølmo 79'), Tore Pedersen, 
                    Dan Eggen, Thomas Pereira, Erik Mykland [c] (Trond Egil Soltvedt 63'),
                    Bent Skammelsrud, Håvard Flo, Ståle Solbakken, Stig Johansen
                    (Roger Helland 63'), Tore André Flo.
Referee:            Gerry Connolly (Australia).
Coaches:            South Korea: Cha Bum-Keoun.
                    Norway: Egil Olsen.
Cards:              South Korea: Choi Young-Il [Y 37'], Choi Moon-Shik [Y 42'],
                                 Yoon Jung-Hwan [Y].
                    Norway: Jonny Hanssen [Y 26'].

19/01/1997, Pasadena (USA), Rose Bowl, 35232
US Cup
DENMARK LEAGUE      2 (Søren Andersen 8', Søren Colding 81')
PERU                1 (Nolberto Solano 32')
Denmark League:     Mogens Krogh, Søren Colding, Carsten Hemmingsen, Frank (Jessen 46'),
                    P. Nielsen, Brian Steen Nielsen (Stig Tøfting 75'), Bjarne Goldbæk
                    (U. Pedersen 60'), Søren Andersen, Peter Møller (Per Pedersen 81'),
                    ?. Nedergaard, ?. Thygesen.
Peru:               Miguel Miranda, Percy Olivares, Nolberto Solano, Juan Jayo, Germán Carty,
                    Paolo Maldonado (Waldir Sáenz 46'), Alex Magallanes (Roberto Farfán 67'),
                    ?. Barco, José Pereda, Alfonso Dulanto, Juan Bazalar.
Coaches:            Denmark League: Bo Johansson.
                    Peru: Juan Carlos Oblitas.
Cards:              Denmark League: P. Nielsen [Y 49'].
                    Peru: Percy Olivares [Y 32'].
Note:               This match is a full FIFA international.

22/01/1997, Pasadena, 17342
US Cup
USA                 1 (Joe-Max Moore 45')
DENMARK LEAGUE      4 (Per Pedersen 16', 26', 45', 55')
USA:                Brad Friedel (Mark Dodd), Alexi Lalas, Dan Calichman, Jeff Agoos, 
                    Steve Ralston (Jason Kreis), Mike Bruns, Claudio Reyna, Joe-Max Moore,
                    Cobi Jones, Roy Lassiter (Brian McBride), Jovan Kirovski
                    (Predrag Radosavljevic).
Denmark League:     Mogens Krogh, Søren Colding, Carsten Hemmingsen, P. Nielsen,
                    Jens Jessen, Steen Nedergaard, Brian Steen Nielsen (Kim Daugaard 79'), 
                    Jesper Thygesen, U. Pedersen (Stig Tøfting 71'), Søren Andersen
                    (Miklos Molnar 66'), Per Pedersen (Peter Møller 87').
Note:               This match is a full FIFA international.

22/01/1997, Pasadena (USA), Rose Bowl, 17342
US Cup
MEXICO              0
PERU                0
Mexico:             Adolfo Ríos, Pavel Pardo, Claudio Suárez, Duilio Davino, Ramón Ramírez,
                    Alberto Coyote, Alberto García Aspe, Benjamín Galindo (Luis García 67'),
                    Enrique Alfaro, Carlos Hermosillo (Ricardo Peláez 81'), 
                    Luis Roberto Alves 'Zague' (Luis Hernández 46').
Peru:               Julio Balerio, Nolberto Solano, Juan Reynoso, José Soto, Percy Olivares,
                    Roger Serrano, Juan Jayo, Alex Magallanes (Paolo Maldonado 67'), 
                    José Pereda (Juan Bazalar 81'), Roberto Farfán, Waldir Sáenz.
Referee:            Esfandiar Baharmast (USA).
Coaches:            Mexico: Bora Milutinovic (Yugoslavia).
                    Peru: Juan Carlos Oblitas.

22/01/1997, Brisbane, Suncorp Stadium, 15161
Four Nations Tournament
AUSTRALIA           2 (Matthew Bingley 36', Alistair Edwards 72')
SOUTH KOREA         1 (Ha Seok-Joo 75')
Australia:          Zeljko Kalac, Mark Babic, Milan Ivanovic, Alexander Tobin [c],
                    Matthew Bingley, Kris Krajanovski (Ernie Tapai 67'), Robert Enes
                    (Alistair Edwards 70'), Robbie Hooker, Craig Foster, Paul Trimboli 
                    (Warren Spink 78'), David Zdrilic.
South Korea:        Kim Byung-Ji, Hong Myung-Bo, Choi Young-Il [c], Lee Im-Saeng, Kim Sang-Hoon,
                    Yoo Sang-Cheol (Kim Jung-Soo 87'), Ko Jong-Soo (Cho Hyun-Doo 58'),
                    Lee Ki-Hyung (Kim Tae-Young 80'), Ha Seok-Joo, Choi Moon-Shik 
                    (Yoon Jung-Hwan 53'), Kim Do-Hoon.
Referee:            Simon Micallef (Australia).
Coaches:            Australia: Terry Venables (England).
                    South Korea: Cha Bum-Keoun.
Cards:              Australia: Robert Enes [Y], Ernie Tapai [Y].
                    South Korea: Lee Im-Saeng [Y], Kim Sang-Hoon [R 47'].

22/01/1997, Brisbane (Australia), Suncorp Stadium, 10000
Four Nations Tournament
NORWAY              3 (Bent Skammelsrud 60', Chris Zoricich 80' OG, Håvard Flo 84')
NEW ZEALAND         0
Norway:             Thomas Gill, Jonny Hanssen, Dan Eggen, Tore Pedersen, André Bergdølmo,
                    Tore André Flo, Erik Mykland, Ståle Solbakken, Trond Egil Soltvedt
                    (Roger Helland 66'), Stig Johansen (Bent Skammelsrud 46'), Håvard Flo.
New Zealand:        Jason Batty, Chris Zoricich, Andy Rennie, Rodger Gray, Neil Harlock,
                    Mark Burton, Danny Hay (Graham Marshall 68'), Stuart Jacobs, Simon Elliott
                    (Nick Viljoen 83'), Vaughn Coveny, Darren McClennan (Mark Elrick 83').
Referee:            Marc Shield (Australia).
Coaches:            Norway: Egil Olsen.
                    New Zealand: Keith Pritchett.
Cards:              Norway: None.
                    New Zealand: Darren McClennan [Y 14'], Chris Zoricich [Y 62'].

25/01/1997, Sydney, Sydney Football Stadium, 17429
Four Nations Tournament
AUSTRALIA           1 (Robbie Hooker 73')
NORWAY              0
Australia:          Zeljko Kalac, Milan Ivanovic, Matthew Bingley, Mark Babic, Alex Tobin,
                    Craig Foster, Robert Enes, Robbie Hooker, David Zdrilic, Paul Trimboli 
                    (Warren Spink 72'), Kris Trajanovski (Ernie Tapai 70').
Norway:             Thomas Gill, Tore Pedersen, Dan Eggen, Erik Hoftun, André Bergdølmo
                    (Thomas Pereira 39', Tore André Flo, Erik Mykland (Trond Egil Soltvedt 77'),
                    Bent Skammelsrud, Ståle Solbakken, Sigurd Rushfeldt (Stig Johansen 69'),
                    Håvard Flo.
Referee:            Eddie Lennie (Australia).
Coaches:            Australia: Terry Venables (England).
                    Norway: Egil Olsen.
Cards:              Australia: Matthew Bingley [Y 61'], Paul Trimboli [Y 62'].
                    Norway: Dan Eggen [Y 42'].

25/01/1997, Sydney (Australia), Sydney Football Stadium, 
Four Nations Tournament
SOUTH KOREA         3 (Park Keon-Ha 76', Ko Jong-Soo 82', Yoo Sang-Cheol 85')
NEW ZEALAND         1 (Vaughan Coveny 33')
South Korea:        Kim Byung-Ji, Kim Jung-Soo, Lee Im-Saeng, Kim Hyun-Soo (Choi Young-Il 46'),
                    Yoo Sang-Cheol, Lee Ki-Hyung, Yoon Jung-Hwan (Ko Jong-Soo 46'), 
                    Ha Seok-Joo (Kim Tae-Young 65'), Choi Moon-Shik (Seo Jung-Won 46'
                    (Cho Hyun-Doo 63')), Kim Do-Hoon, Park Keon-Ha.
New Zealand:        Jason Batty, Rodger Gray, Danny Hay, Neil Horlock, Chris Zoricich 
                    (Graham Marshall 82'), Stuart Jacobs, Michael McGarry, Simon Elliott,
                    Mark Burton, Vaughan Coveny, Mark Elrick.
Referee:            Brett Hugo (Australia).
Coaches:            South Korea: Cha Bum-Keoun.
                    New Zealand: Keith Pritchett.
Cards:              South Korea: None.
                    New Zealand: Stuart Jacobs [Y], Rodger Gray [Y], Mark Elrick [Y].

26/01/1997, Santiago, Estadio Nacional, 15000
Friendly International
CHILE               3 (Rodrigo Goldberg 15', Diaz 43', Pérez 67')
HONDURAS            2 (Flores 34', 90')
Referee:            Aros (Chile).
Note:               Apparently not a full international for Chile, although it is recognised 
                    as a full international by FIFA.

26/01/1997, Beirut, 10000
Friendly International
LEBANON             2 (Papken Malikian 75', Wael Nazha 82')
ESTONIA             0
Lebanon:
Estonia:            Mart Poom, Urmas Kirs, Sergei Hohlov-Simson, Ravio Nömmik, Gert Olesk,
                    Martin Reim, Anders Oper (Kristen Viikmãe), Mati Pari (Meelis Rooba),
                    Marko Kristal, Indrek Zelinski, Argo Arbeiter (Viktor Alonen).
Referee:            Taleb Ramadan (Lebanon).
Coaches:            Lebanon:
                    Estonia: Teitur Þórðarson (Iceland).

29/01/1997, Kunming, 40000
Friendly International
CHINA               2 (Hao Haidong 11', Li Tie 30')
USA                 1 (Eric Wynalda 72')
China:              Ou Chuliang, Sun Jihai, Zhang Enhua (Wu Bing 60'), Fan Zhiyi, Li Tie,
                    Ma Mingyu, Sui Dongliang (Cao Xiandong 78'), Peng Weiguo, Hao Haidong
                    (Zhang Xiaorui 54'), Su Maozhen (Wang Tao 66'), Li Bing.
USA:                Mark Dodd, Mike Burns, Dan Calichman (Alexi Lalas), Marcelo Balboa, 
                    Steve Pittman (Ramiro Corrales), Steve Ralston (Tony Sanneh),
                    Jason Kreis (Roy Lassiter), Martin Vasquez, Miles Joseph (Cobi Jones),
                    Brian McBride, Eric Wynalda.
Referee:            Jun Lu (China).
Coaches:            China: Qi Wusheng.
                    USA: Steve Sampson.

01/02/1997, Guangzhou, 45000
Friendly International
CHINA               1 (Su Maozhen 32')
USA                 1 (Alexi Lalas 25')
China:              Ou Chuliang, Sun Jihai, Wu Bing (Xu Hong 44'), Fan Zhiyi, Li Tie,
                    Li Ming (Cao Xiandong 86'), Ma Mingyu (Zhang Xiaorui 63'), Sui Dongliang
                    (Li Jinyu 65'), Peng Weiguo, Su Maozhen, Li Bing.
USA:                Mark Dodd, Mike Burns, Alexi Lalas, Marcelo Balboa, Ramiro Corrales, 
                    Cobi Jones, Martin Vasquez (Jason Kreis), Eric Wynalda, Tony Sanneh,
                    Brian McBride, Roy Lassiter.
Referee:            
Coaches:            China: Qi Wusheng.
                    USA: Steve Sampson.
Cards:              China:
                    USA: Alexi Lalas [Y  YR 81'].

02/02/1997, Cochabamba, 30000
Friendly International
BOLIVIA             0
SLOVAKIA            1 (Jozef Kožlej 86')
Bolivia:            José Carlo Fernández, Miguel Rimba, Oscar Sánchez, Marco Antonio Sandy,
                    Luis Héctor Cristaldo (Iván Castillo 65'), Ramiro Castillo 
                    (Milton Melgar 68'), Rubén Tufiño, Vladimir Soria, Sergio Castillo,
                    Jaime Moreno (Juan Berthy Suárez 65'), Limberg Gutiérrez 
                    (Richard Cuero 75').
Slovakia:           Miroslav König, Ivan Kozák, Dušan Tittel, Miroslav Karhan, Dušan Tóth
                    (Igor Demo 46'), Samuel Slovák (Jozef Kožlej 78'), Julius Šimon,
                    Robert Tomaschek, Vladislav Zvara (Marián Bochnovič 46'), Marek Špilár,
                    Szillárd Németh (Robert Semeník 64').
Referee:            Juan Carlos Lugones (Bolivia).
Coaches:            Bolivia: Antonio López (Spain).
                    Slovakia: Josef Jankech.

05/02/1997, Alajuela, Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto, 12000
Friendly International
COSTA RICA          2 (Norman Gómez 1', Rónald González 90' pen)
SLOVAKIA            2 (Szillárd Németh 71', Robert Semeník 78')
Costa Rica:         Hermidio Barrantes, Hárold Wallace, Ronald González, Mauricio Wright,
                    Austín Berry, Luis Arnáez (Oscar Ramírez 65'), Wílmer López 
                    (Johnny Murillo 41'), Benjamín Mayorga, Norman Gómez, Rónald Chavez 
                    (Joaquín Guillén 64'), Gérald Drummond (Kérvin Lacey 71').
Slovakia:           Miroslav Hýll, Dušan Tittel, Iván Kozák, Stanislav Varga (Miroslav Karhan 60'),
                    Dušan Tóth, Vladislav Zvara, Julius Šimon, Rastislav Kostka 
                    (Robert Tomaschek 46'), Marián Bochnovič (Samuel Slovák 78'), Robert Semeník,
                    Jozef Kožlej (Szillárd Németh 55').
Referee:            Wílliam Mattus Vega (Costa Rica).
Coaches:            Costa Rica: Horacio Cordero (Argentina).
                    Slovakia: Josef Jankech.
Cards:              Costa Rica:
                    Slovakia: Julius Šimon [R 90'].

05/02/1997, Ciudad de México, Azteca, 15000
Friendly International
MEXICO              3 (Eustacio Rizo 35', Jared Borguetti 43', Damián Álvarez 77')
ECUADOR             1 (Agustin Delgado 82')
Mexico:             Adolfo Ríos, Germán Villa, Joel Sánchez, Carlos Turrubiates
                    (Rafael Márquez 61'), David Oteo (Gilberto Jiménez 55'), Markus López
                    (Damián Álvarez 46'), Jesús Arellano (Raúl Lara 59'),
                    Nicolás Ramírez, José Manuel Abundis, Eustacio Rizo 
                    (Alejandro Avilán 73'), Jared Borguetti.
Ecuador:            Geovanny Ibarra, Wagner Rivera, Máximo Tenorio, Alberto Montaño,
                    Luis Enrique Capurro, Simon Ruíz, Jimmy Blandón, Gilson Simoes, 
                    Oswaldo De la Cruz, Kléber Chalá (Ángel Fernández 59'),
                    Agustín Delgado.
Referee:            Armando Archundia (Mexico).
Coaches:            Mexico: Bora Milutinovic (Yugoslavia).
                    Ecuador: Francisco Maturana (Colombia).
Cards:              Mexico: Eustacio Rizo [Y 35'], Jared Borguetti [Y 42'], Damián Álvarez [Y 73'].
                    Ecuador: None.

07/02/1997, Hong Kong, 30000
Carlsberg Cup
HONG KONG LEAGUE    1 (Muir 55')
SWITZERLAND         4 (Murat Yakin 32' pen, Adrian Kunz 38', 70', René Weiler 90+')
Hong Kong League:   Derbounov, Kalkanov, Da Silva, Caesar, Masefield, Bredbury, Hunt (Lee 60'),
                    Radislav, Bullen (Perkins 45'), Muir (Martin 77'), Wu.
Switzerland:        Joël Corminboeuf, Régis Rothenbühler, Beat Studer, Stefan Wolf, 
                    Johann Vogel (David Sesa 77'), Mario Cantaluppi, Antonio Esposito, 
                    Murat Yakin, Massimo Lombardo (René Weiler 71'), Adrian Kunz, 
                    Frédéric Chassot (Pascal Castillo 71').
Coaches:            Hong Kong League:
                    Switzerland: Rolf Fringer.
Referee:            Sundell (Sweden).

08/02/1997, Pereira, Estadio Hernán Ramírez Villegas, 18000
Friendly International
COLOMBIA            1 (Faustino Asprilla 49')
SLOVAKIA            0
Colombia:           Farid Mandragón (Miguel Ángel Calero), Wilmer Cabrera, Jorge Bermúdez, 
                    Osman López, Hugo Galeano, Andrés Estrada (Luis Quiñónez 62'), 
                    Mauricio Serna, Carlos Valderrama, Víctor Pacheco, Anthony De Ávila,
                    Faustino Asprilla (Hamilton Ricard 62').
Slovakia:           Miroslav König, Ivan Kozák, Dušan Tittel, Miroslav Karhan, Dušan Tóth
                    (Marián Bochnovič), Samuel Slovák, Marek Špilár,
                    Robert Tomaschek, Vladislav Zvara (Igor Demo 77'), Robert Semeník,
                    Szillárd Németh (Jozef Kožlej 77').
Referee:            Dárraga (Columbia).
Coaches:            Colombia: Hernán Darío Gómez.
                    Slovakia: Josef Jankech.

10/02/1997, Hong Kong, Government Stadium, 18000
Carlsberg Cup
HONG KONG LEAGUE    1 (Aurelio Silva 60')
YUGOSLAVIA          3 (Savo Milosevic 7', Anto Drobnjak 17', 32')
Hong Kong League:   Derbounov, Kalkanov, Aurelio Silva, Cesar, Ignjic, Bredbery, Wu Qunli,
                    J. Moore (I. Muir 60'), Lorfa, D. Martin (Masefield 75'), Perkins
                    (Bullen 46').
Yugoslavia:         Zvonko Milojevic, Zoran Mirkovic, Drazen Bolic (Zeljko Petrovic 75'),
                    Sasa Curcic, Sinisa Mihajlovic, Dejan Stefanovic, Ljubinko Drulovic 
                    (Bratislav Zivkovic 65'), Dejan Govedarica, Anto Drobnjak, Dejan Savicevic
                    (Ljubisa Dundjerski 46'), Savo Milosevic.
Referee:            Leif Sundell (Sweden).
Coaches:            Hong Kong League: William Kirkwood.
                    Yugoslavia: Slobodan Santrac.
Cards:              Hong Kong League: Cesar [Y].
                    Yugoslavia: Dejan Govedarica [Y].

11/02/1997, Bangkok (Thailand), 25000
King's Cup
ROMANIA XI          1 (Mugur Cristian Bolohan)
JAPAN               1 (Kazuyoshi Miura 84')
Romania XI:
Japan:              Nobuyuki Kojima, Yutaka Akita, Toshihide Saito, Norio Omura, Naoki Soma,
                    Hiroshige Yanagimoto, Yasuto Honda, Ryuji Michiki, Toshiya Fujita 
                    (Hiroaki Morishima 24' (Masayuki Okano 72')), Takuya Takagi,
                    Kazuyoshi Miura.
Referee:            Mohamed Nazri Abdullah (Malaysia).
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

11/02/1997, Bangkok, 25000
King's Cup
THAILAND            0
SWEDEN LEAGUE       0
Note:               A full FIFA international.

12/02/1997, Kingston, 5000
Friendly International
JAMAICA             0
VENEZUELA           0

13/02/1997, Bangkok, Suphachalasai Stadium, 20000
King's Cup
THAILAND            1 (Piyapong Pue-On 54')
ROMANIA XI          0
Thailand:           Wacharapong Somjith, Natee Tongsukkaew [c], Jakarat Tonehongsa, 
                    Surachai Jirasirichote, Kritsada Piandit, Dusit Chalermsan, 
                    Sanor Longsawang, Sasom Pobpasert (Chukiat Noosalung 80'),
                    Surachai Jaturapatarapong (Therdsak Jaiman 46'), Natipong Sritrong-in,
                    Pongtorn Thiubthong (Piyapong Pue-On 46').
Romania XI:         Marius Bratu, Cosmin Marius Contra, Marius Achim Baciu, 
                    Mihai Adrian Iensci, Mugur Cristian Bolohan, Dennis Georgian Şerban,
                    Ion Ionuţ Luţu (Eugen Trică 58'), Florin Constantinovici, 
                    Daniel Gabriel Pancu (Bogdan Ioan Andone 77'), Ionel Daniel Dănciulescu
                    (Viorel Ion 58'), Sabin Ilie.
Referee:            Mohammed Nazri Abdullah (Malaysia).
Coaches:            Thailand: Chanwit Polchivin.
                    Romania XI: Anghel Iordănescu.
Cards:              Thailand: Sanor Longsawang [Y 27'], Sasom Pobpasert [Y 66'], 
                              Wacharapong Somjith [Y 71']..
                    Romania XI: None.
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

13/02/1997, Bangkok (Thailand), 20000
King's Cup
SWEDEN LEAGUE       1 (Andreas Andersson 14')
JAPAN               0
Sweden League:
Japan:              Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi, Hiroshige Yanagimoto, Yutaka Akita, Masami Ihara,
                    Toshihiro Hattori, Tsuyoshi Kitazawa (Shoji Jo 46'), Motohiro Yamaguchi,
                    Yasuto Honda (Ryuji Michiki 80'), Hiroshi Nanami, Hisashi Kurosaki 
                    (Hiroaki Morishima 65'), Masayuki Okano.
Referee:            Nik Ahmad (Malaysia).
Note:               A full FIFA international.

14/02/1997,
Friendly International
SAUDI ARABIA        0
USA OLYMPIC         2
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

16/02/1997, Bangkok (Thailand), 25000
King's Cup
JAPAN               2 (Hisashi Kurosaki 65', Masayuki Okano 86')
ROMANIA XI          0
Japan:              Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi, Tadashi Nakamura, Norio Omura (Toshihide Saito 46'),
                    Masami Ihara, Naoki Soma, Masakiyo Maezono, Motohiro Yamaguchi, 
                    Yasuto Honda, Hiroshi Nanami (Masayuki Okano 80'), Shoji Jo 
                    (Hisashi Kurosaki 46'), Kazuyoshi Miura.
Romania XI:         Robert Emil Tufişi, Liviu Ciobotariu, Cătălin Petre Crăciunescu, 
                    Mihai Tararache, Marius Achim Baciu, Daniel Gabriel Pancu, 
                    Dennis Georgian Şerban, Eugen Trică (Ion Ionuţ Lutu 46'), Daniel Florea,
                    Viorel Ion, Bogdan Ioan Andone (Ionel Daniel Dănciulescu 69').
Referee:            Praseert Pongsathon (Thailand).
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

16/02/1997, Bangkok, Suphachalasai Stadium, 25000
King's Cup
THAILAND            1 (Sasom Pobprasert 88')
SWEDEN LEAGUE       3 (Gary Sundgren 68', Joakim Persson 82', Robert Steiner 90')
Thailand:           Chaiyong Khumpiam, Natee Tongsukkaew [c], Jakarat Tonehongsa,
                    Surachai Jirasirichote, Kritsada Piandit, Dusit Chalermsan, Sajja Sirikeat
                    (Sasom Pobprasert 79'), Worravut Srimaka (Piyapong Pue-On 51'), 
                    Surachai Jaturapatarapong, Natipong Sritrong-In, Pongtorn Thiubthong
                    (Therdsak Jaiman 66').
Sweden League:      Thomas Ravelli, Roland Nilsson [c], Gary Sundgren, Niclas Alexandersson,
                    Andreas Anderson, Peter Wibran (Joakim Persson 71'), Christian Karlsson, 
                    Andreas Jacobsson, Stefan Landberg (Daniel Tjernström 83'),
                    Anders Andersson, Marino Rahmberg (Robert Steiner 60').
Referee:            Mohammed Nazri Abdullah (Malaysia).
Coaches:            Thailand: Chanwit Polchivin.
                    Sweden League: Tommy Svensson.
Notes:              A full FIFA international.
                    It is also reported that Steiner replaced Anders Andersson (not Rahmberg).

18/02/1997, Kuwait, 4000
Friendly International
KUWAIT              2
EGYPT               0
Referee:            Ibrahim Al-Ansari (Kuwait).

19/02/1997, Heredia, Estadio Rosabal Cordero, 5109
Friendly International
COSTA RICA          5 (Allan Oviedo 12', 90', Mauricio Solís 45', Gérald Drummond 50', 
                       Luis Arnáez 57')
VENEZUELA           2 (Gerson Díaz 29', Osvaldo Palencia 59')
Costa Rica:         Erick Lonnis, Hárold Wallace (Mauricio Wright), Austín Berry,
                    Rónald González, Luis Marín, Mauricio Solís, Rónald Chavez, 
                    Gérald Drummond (Norman Gómez), Allan Oviedo, Benjamín Mayorga 
                    (Joaquín Guillén), Luis Arnáez.
Venezuela:          Baena, José Valenilla, Alexander Echenique, John Medina, 
                    Elvis Martínez, Luis Ramos, Félix Hernández (Mathias 65'),
                    Contreras (Rafael Castelín 46'), Jesús Rodríguez (Nabolin 80'),
                    Osvaldo Palencia (Ruberth Morán 85'), Gerson Díaz.
Referee:            Víctor Rodríguez Ugalde (Costa Rica).
Coaches:            Costa Rica: Horacio Cordero (Argentina).
                    Venezuela: Eduardo Barrero.

21/02/1997, Kuala Lumpur
Dunhill Cup
MALAYSIA            2 (K. Sanbagamaran 6', 75')
FINLAND             1 (Toni Tervonen 55')
Malaysia:
Finland:            Mikko Kavén, Aarno Turpeinen, Jukka Koskinen, Sami Mahlio, 
                    Saku Puhakainen (Mika Motturi 72'), Jari Vanhala [c] (Jarkko Wiss 63'),
                    Jonatan Johansson, Toni Tervonen, Arto Halonen, Toni Kuivasto, 
                    Jari Jäväjä (Sami Väisänen 82').
Referee:
Coaches:            Malaysia:
                    Finland: Richard M#248;ller-Nielsen (Denmark).

22/02/1997, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Merdeka Stadium
Dunhill Cup
INDONESIA           0
ZIMBABWE            0

22/02/1997, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), 15000
Dunhill Cup
VIETNAM             0
BOSNIA              4 (Dželaludin Muharemović 29', Sanin Pintul 45' pen,
                       Džemo Smječanin 52' pen, Senad Repuh 87')
Vietnam:
Bosnia:             Mirsad Dedić, Senad Begić, Sanin Pintul, Džemo Smječanin,
                    Admir Adžem, Nudžeim Geča, Almir Turković, Pavo Dadić, Sedam Osmić
                    (Senad Repuh 60'), Dželaludin Muharemović (Samir Bajtarević 85'),
                    Nermin Važda (Asim Hrnjić 63').
Referee:            Nik Ahmad Haji Yaakub (Malaysia).
Coaches:            Vietnam:
                    Bosnia: Fuad Muzurović.

23/02/1997, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
Dunhill Cup
CHINA               2 (Li Ming 16', Hao Haidong 55')
FINLAND             1 (Su Maozhen 53' OG)
China:
Finland:            Tommi Kainulainen, Jukka Koskinen [c], Lasse Karjalainen, Toni Huttunen 
                    (Sami Väisänen 75'), Jarkko Wiss, Sami Mahlio, Saku Puhakainen,
                    Jonatan Johansson, Arto Halonen, Mika Motturi, Toni Kuivasto.
Referee:            
Coaches:            China:
                    Finland: Richard Møller-Nielsen (Denmark).
Note:               Finland's goal-scorer also reported as Saku Puhakainen.

24/02/1997, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
Dunhill Cup
ZIMBABWE            2 (Dinyero 24', Gorowa 75')
BOSNIA              2 (Asim Hrnjić 50', Dželaludin Muharemović 68')
Zimbabwe:
Bosnia:             Mirsad Dedić, Senad Begić, Sanin Pintul, Džemo Smječanin
                    (Izet Arslanović 86'), Admir Adžem, Nudžeim Geča, Almir Turković,
                    Senad Repuh, Omer Joldić (Samir Bajtarević 72'), Seval Zahirović,
                    (Asim Hrnjić 50'), Dželaludin Muharemović.
Referee:            
Coaches:            Zimbabwe:
                    Bosnia: Fuad Muzurović.

25/02/1997, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
Dunhill Cup
FINLAND             1 (Saku Puhaikainen 6')
SINGAPORE           0
Finland:            Mikko Kavén, Aarno Turpeinen, Lasse Karjalainen, Jarkko Wiss, 
                    Sami Mahlio [c], Saku Puhakainen (Arto Halonen 46'), Saku Laaksonen 
                    (Sami Väisänen 67'), Toni Tervonen, Mika Motturi, Toni Kuivasto, 
                    Jari Jäväjä.
Singapore:
Coaches:            Finland: Richard Møller-Nielsen (Denmark).
                    Singapore:

26/02/1997, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
Dunhill Cup
ZIMBABWE            6 (Mushangakhize 5', 8', 55', Bungria 7', 83', Zviripari 70')
VIETNAM             0

26/02/1997, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Merdeka Stadium
Dunhill
BOSNIA              2 (Sanin Pintul 31' pen, Asim Hrnjić 43')
INDONESIA           0
Bosnia:             Mirsad Dedić, Senad Begić, Sanin Pintul, Džemo Smječanin,
                    Admir Adžem, Almir Turković, Asim Hrnjić (Sedam Osmić 60'), Senad Repuh,
                    Omer Joldić, Pavo Dadić (Izet Arslanović 83'), Dželaludin Muharemović
                    (Nermin Važda 69').
Indonesia:
Referee:            Nik Ahmad Haji Yaakub (Malaysia).
Coaches:            Bosnia: Fuad Muzurović.
                    Indonesia:

26/02/1997, Goiânia, Estádio Serge Dourada, 50000
Friendly International
BRAZIL              4 (Giovanni 7', 27', Ronaldo 49', 70')
POLAND              2 (Cezary Kucharski 86', Marek Citko 90')
Brazil:             Carlos Germano, Cafu, Aldair (Célio Silva 65'), Cléber,
                    Roberto Carlos (Zé Roberto 78'), Doriva, Giovanni (Juninho Paulista 46'),
                    Mauro Silva, Leonardo [c], Romário, Ronaldo.
Poland:             Grzegorz Szamotulski, Paweł Wojtala, Piotr Jegor, Marek Jóźwiak,
                    Tomasz Hajto (Radosław Kałużny 46'), Adam Ledwoń (Paweł Skrzypek 70'),
                    Piotr Nowak [c], Piotr Świerczewski, Tomasz Sokołowski 
                    (Cezary Kucharski 46'), Marek Citko, Krzysztof Warzycha 
                    (Wojciech Kowalczyk 46').
Referee:            Antônio da Silva (Brazil).
Coaches:            Brazil: Mario Zagallo.
                    Poland: Antoni Piechniczek.
Cards:              Brazil: None.
                    Poland: Cezary Kucharski [Y].
Note:               Carlos Germano saved a penalty by Marek Citko at 90' (although Citko
                    scored with the rebound).

26/02/1997, Beirut, 4000
Friendly International
LEBANON             3 (Nazha Kehyaian 31', Vartan Ghazarian 85', Nasser Al-Indari 90')
CZECH REPUBLIC U21  3 (Michal Nehoda 9', Patrik Siegl 56', 78')
Lebanon:            Hachem, Yenkibarian, Chahroud, Karapetian, Taha, Karake (Ayoub 56'),
                    Melikian, Hamzea, Kihyayan (Kobeissi 75'), Nazha Kehyaian
                    (Nasser Al-Indari 75'), Vartan Ghazarian.
Czech Republic U21: Antonín Kinský, Martin Hyský, Aleš Pikl (Petr Pokorný 46'),
                    Milan Fukal, Patrik Ježek (TomᚠKuchař 46'), Patrik Siegl
                    (Bronislav Červenka 80'), Jiří Rosický, Jiří Jarošík,
                    Václav Koloušek (Martin Čupr 46'), Michal Nehoda
                    (Miroslav Holeňák 46'), Radim Holub (TomᚠKučera 60').
Referee:            Ammar (Lebanon).
Coaches:            Lebanon: Terry Yorath.
                    Czech Republic U21: Ivan Kopecký.
Notes:              Not a full FIFA international.
                    Lebanon names (apart from scorers) from a Czech source, and seem to be 
                    a mix of first and second names.

28/02/1997, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).
Dunhill Cup
CHINA               3 (Fan Zhiyi 22', 58', Li Ming 29')
ZIMBABWE            1 (Nkathazo 88')

28/02/1997, Kuala Lumpur
Dunhill Cup
MALAYSIA            0
BOSNIA              1 (Asim Hrnjić 35')
Malaysia:
Bosnia:             Mirsad Dedić, Senad Begić, Sanin Pintul, Džemo Smječanin,
                    Admir Adžem, Pavo Dadić, Almir Turković, Senad Repuh, Asim Hrnjić,
                    Omer Joldić, Dželaludin Muharemović.
Referee:            
Coaches:            Malaysia:
                    Bosnia: Fuad Muzurović.
Note:               Bosnia substitutions unknown.

02/03/1997, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), 15000
Dunhill Cup
CHINA               3 (Li Jinyu 56', Zhang Xiqorui 59', Hao Haidong 81')
BOSNIA              0
China:
Bosnia:             Mirsad Dedić, Senad Begić, Džemo Smječanin, Admir Adžem, Pavo Dadić,
                    Nudžeim Geča, Senad Repuh, Asim Hrnjić (Samir Bajtarević 72'), Omer Joldić,
                    Nermin Važda, Dželaludin Muharemović (Izet Arslanović 85').
Referee:            Nik Ahmad Haji Yaakub (Malaysia).
Coaches:            China:
                    Bosnia: Fuad Muzurović.

03/03/1997,
Friendly International
SAUDI ARABIA        3
SUDAN               0
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

09/03/1997, San José, Estadio Ricardo Saprissa, 10000
Friendly International
COSTA RICA          5 (Paulo Wanchope 22', 38', 43', Austin Berry 54', 66')
CAMEROON            0
Costa Rica:         Hermidio Barrantes, Hárold Wallace, Rónald González, Luis Marín,
                    Austin Berry, Wílmer López, Benjamín Mayorga, Mauricio Solís, Rónald Chávez,
                    Allan Oviedo, Paulo Wanchope. Subs Used: [Joaquín Guillén, Oscar Ramírez,
                    Gérald Drummond, Norman Gómez, Javier Delgado].
Cameroon:           Boukar Alioum, Constantine Etot, Ernest Etchi, Romarin Billong, 
                    Joseph Tchango, Joel Epalle, Samuel Eto'o, Kima, Mukwele, Etougou, Oben.
                    Subs Used: [Mabongue, Oyíe, Kom].
Referee:            Rodrigo Badilla (Costa Rica).

12/03/1997, Skopje, 4000
Friendly International
MACEDONIA           0
AUSTRALIA           1 (Aurelio Vidmar 89')
Macedonia:          Danco Celeski, Goce Sedloski, Ljupco Markovski, Igor Nikolovski,
                    Zoran Jovanovski, Mitko Stojkovski, Vlatko Gosev, Dzevdet Sajnovski,
                    Milan Stojanovski, Gjorgi Hristov, Sasa Ciric.
Australia:          Mark Bosnich, Steve Horvat, Mehmet Durakovic, George Kulscar, Tony Vidmar,
                    Robbie Slater, Steve Corica (Josip Skoko), Ned Zelic (Danny Tiatto),
                    Aurelio Vidmar, Mark Viduka, John Aloisi (Damian Mori).
Referee:            Slavko Radulovic (Yugoslavia).
Coaches:            Macedonia: Gjoko Hadzievski.
                    Australia: Terry Venables (England).
Note:               Macedonia substitutions unknown.

22/03/1997, Baku, Tofik Bahramov
Friendly International
AZERBAIJAN          3 (Rasim Abushev 12', Yunis Huseynov 86', Kurban Kurbanov 88')
TURKMENISTAN        0
Azerbaijan:         Elkhan Gasanov, Emin Agaev (Arif Asadov 43'), Mirbaghir Isayev
                    (Elmir Khankishiev 87'), Tarlan Akhmedov (Deni Gaisumov 88'),
                    Vyacheslav Lychkin (Ruslan Musayev 88'), Rasim Abushev, Yunis Huseynov
                    (Khagani Mamedov 88'), Rufat Guliyev, Makhmud Kurbanov
                    (Khalid Mardanov 78'), Kurban Kurbanov (Elkhim Rakhmanov 89'),
                    Mekhman Yunusov (Igor Getman 46').
Turkmenistan:
Referee:            Khagani Mamedov (Azerbaijan).
Coaches:            Azerbaijan: Vagif Sadikov.
                    Turkmenistan:
Cards:              Azerbaijan: Rufat Guliev [Y].
                    Turkmenistan: Kakhi Gogaladze [Y, YR 89'].

23/03/1997, Oruro, 5000
Friendly International
BOLIVIA             6 (Oscar Sánchez 13', 63', Mauro Blanco 23', 86', 
                       Juan Berthy Suárez 26', 78')
JAMAICA             0
Bolivia:            Mauricio Soria, Iván Castillo, Marco Sandy (Salguero 46'), 
                    Miguel Rimba, Oscar Sánchez, Sergio Castillo (Demetrio Angola 46'),
                    Milton Melgar, Mauro Blanco, Limberg Gutiérrez (Gonzalo Galindo 46'),
                    Juan Berthy Suárez, Miguel Mercado.
Jamaica:
Referee:            René Ortubé (Bolivia).
Coaches:            Bolivia: Antonio López (Spain).
                    Jamaica: 

25/03/1997, Ciudad de Guatemala
Friendly International
GUATEMALA           0
ECUADOR             0

29/03/1997, London, Wembley, 48076
Friendly International
ENGLAND             2 (Teddy Sheringham 19' pen, Robbie Fowler 56')
MEXICO              0
England:            David James, Martin Keown, Stuart Pearce, Gareth Southgate, Graeme Le Saux,
                    David Batty (Jamie Redknapp 54'), Robert Lee, Paul Ince [c],
                    Steve McManaman (Nicky Butt 69'), Teddy Sheringham (Ian Wright 38'),
                    Robbie Fowler.
Mexico:             Adolfo Ríos (Hugo Pineda 58'), Pavel Pardo, Claudio Suárez, Duilio Davino,
                    Ramón Ramírez, Alberto Coyote (Nicolas Ramírez 67'), Luis Alfaro,
                    Benjamin Galindo (Marcelino Bernal 55'), Luis García, Carlos Hermosillo
                    (Ricardo Pelaez 46'), Luis Roberto Alves 'Zague' (Luis Hernández 46').
Referee:            Vítor Manuel Melo Pereira (Portugal).
Coaches:            England: Glenn Hoddle.
                    Mexico: Bora Milutinović (Yugoslavia).
Cards:              England: none.
                    Mexico: Alberto Coyote [Y 18'], Luis García [Y 49'].

29/03/1997, Sharjah, 1000
Friendly International
UAE                 1 (Bakhit Saad 18')
NORWAY              4 (Tore André Flo 2', 38', 66', Ståle Solbakken 90')
UAE:                Muhsin Musabbah, Mohamed Rabea, Ismail Rashid, Mohamed Obaid
                    (Hassan Suhail 46'), Munzir Ali, Abdul Salam Jumaa, Bakhit Saad,
                    Adil Mattar (Hasan Saeed 46'), Nasir Khamis (Zuhair Bakhit 46'),
                    Adil Mohammed (Jumaa Darwish 80'), Mohammed Omar (Adnan Altanyani 46').
Norway:             Frode Grodås, Henning Berg (Alf Inge Håland 27'), Dan Eggen,
                    Ronny Johnsen, Roger Nilsen (Ståle Solbakken 46'), Ole Gunnar Solskjær
                    (Egil Østenstad 80'), Petter Rudi, Kjetil Rekdal, Øyvind Leonhardsen
                    (Bent Skammelsrud 59'), Stig Inge Bjørnebye, Tore André Flo.
Referee:            Yonis Hosan (UAE).
Coaches:            UAE:
                    Norway: Egil Olsen.
Cards:              UAE: Bakhit Saad [Y 60'], Mushin Musabbah [Y 69'].
                    Norway: None.

02/04/1997, Budapest, Nepstadion, 18000
Friendly International
HUNGARY             1 (László Klausz 31')
AUSTRALIA           3 (Aurelio Vidmar 4', 90', Kevin Muscat 89')
Hungary:            Laszlo Babos, András Keresztúri (Attila Plókai 78'), János Bánfi, 
                    Norbert Nagy, Attila Kuttor, Gábor Halmai, Elek Nyilas (Tibor Dombi 60'), 
                    Flórián Urbán (Béla Illés 46'), Gábor Torma (Ferenc Horváth 70'), 
                    Tibor Balog (Imre Aranyos 82'), László Klausz.
Australia:          John Filan, Robbie Slater, Stan Lazaridis, Tony Vidmar, Steve Horvat,
                    Tony Popovic, Josip Skoko (Kevin Muscat 46'), Ned Zelic, Graham Arnold 
                    (John Aloisi 75'), Aurelio Vidmar, Mark Viduka.
Referee:            Hermann Albrecht (Germany).
Coaches:            Hungary: János Csank.
                    Australia: Terry Venables (England).
Cards:              Hungary: Tibor Balog [Y].
                    Australia: Josip Skoko [Y].

03/04/1997, (India), 20000
Nehru Cup
GHANA XI            0
CHINA               0
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

04/04/1997,
Friendly International
LEBANON             0
NORWAY              0
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

05/04/1997, (India), 7000
Nehru Cup
IRAQ                1 (Sadiq Hassan 70')
GHANA XI            0
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

07/04/1997, (India), 20000
Nehru Cup
UZBEKISTAN XI       3 (Ponamarev 43', Mataliev 75', Soliev 85')
GHANA XI            2 (Yaw Sekyi [Sekyi Yam] 33', 57')
Notes:              Not a full FIFA international.
                    Uzbekistan 3rd scorer also reported as Andrei Akopyants.

08/04/1997, 35000
Nehru Cup
INDIA               2 (Invalappil Mani Vijayan 10', Baichung Bhutia 53')
GHANA XI            2 (Alex Donkor 37', Princeton Oa 80')
Notes:              Not a full FIFA international.
                    Ghana 2nd scorer also reported as Tugah.

21/04/1997, Tehran, Azadi, 25000
Friendly International
IRAN                3 (Khodadad Azizi 8', Mehdi Mahdavikia 78', Mohsen Garousi 90')
KENYA               0
Iran:               Ahmedreza Abedzadeh, Farshad Falahatzadeh, Yahya Golmohamadi, 
                    Hedayat Ghaffari, Reza Shahroudi, Naim Saadavi, Farhad Majidi,
                    Karim Bagheri, Esmael Halali, Khodadad Azizi, Ali Mousavi.
Kenya:
Referee:            Ahmed Abharan (Iran).
Coaches:            Iran: Mohammad Mayeli-Kohan.
                    Kenya:
Note:               Iran substitutions unknown.

25/04/1997, Ashkabad, Nissa, 2000
Friendly International
TURKMENISTAN        2 (Agabayev 54', Yuri Magdiev 75')
AZERBAIJAN          0
Turkmenistan:       Aleksandr Klimenko, D. Meredov, Ignatov (Kurbanmamedov 65'), Shumilov,
                    Aman Annadurdyyev (Durdyyev 78'), Yuri Magdiev, Mingazov (Plyuschenko 61'),
                    Valeri Broshin, Kopetdag Ashabad, Bordolimov (Khalikov 46'), Tkavadze
                    (Agabayev 46'), Kakhi Gogaladze.
Azerbaijan:         Kazimir Gudiev, Igor Getman (Mekhman Yunusov 76'), Deni Gaisumov,
                    Mirbaghir Isayev (Aslan Kerimov 69'), Vyacheslav Lychkin, Rasim Abushev
                    (Khagani Mamedov 81'), Yunis Huseynov (Makhmud Kurbanov 72'),
                    Vidadi Rzayev, Rufat Guliyev, Kurban Kurbanov, Narvik Sirkhaev.
Referee:            Khudainazar Redzhepov (Turkmenistan).
Coaches:            Turkmenistan:
                    Azerbaijan: Vagif Sadikov.
Cards:              Turkmenistan: Tkavadze [Y], Kakhi Gogaladze [Y].
                    Azerbaijan: Vidadi Rzayev [R 35'], Rufat Guliyev [Y], Yunis Huseynov [Y].
Note:               Not a full FIFA international (reason unknown).

27/04/1997, Beirut, 5000
Friendly International
LEBANON             2 (Hassan Ayyoub 7' pen, Wartan Ghazarian 63')
LIBYA               0
Referee:            Ammar Ammar (Lebanon).

30/04/1997, Miami (USA), Orange Bowl, 51500
Friendly International
BRAZIL              4 (Leonardo 5', Romário 13' pen, 18', 75')
MEXICO              0
Brazil:             Taffarel, Cafu, Márcio Santos (Célio Silva 70'), André Cruz, Roberto Carlos
                    (André 81'), Dunga, Mauro Silva, Leonardo, Djalminha (Donizetti 86'), Romário
                    (Edmundo 81'), Ronaldo.
Mexico:             Adolfo Ríos, Pavel Pardo, Claudio Suárez, Duilio Davino,
                    Ramón Ramírez (Camilo Romero 67'), Alberto Coyote, Alberto García Aspe,
                    Benjamin Galindo (Marcelino Bernal 30'), Luis Hernández (Cuahtémoc Blanco 72'),
                    Carlos Hermosillo (Luis García 46'), Luis Roberto Alves 'Zague'
                    (Germán Villa 30').
Referee:            Esfandiar Baharmast (USA).
Coaches:            Brazil: Mario Zagallo.
                    Mexico: Bora Milutinovic (Yugoslavia).
Cards:              Brazil: Djalminha [Y 40'].
                    Mexico: Alberto Coyote [Y 42'], Luis García [Y 85']. 
Note:               It is also reported that César Sampaio replaced Mauro Silva at 74'.

21/05/1997, Bangkok, National Stadium, 15000
Friendly International
THAILAND            0
NORTHERN IRELAND    0
Thailand:           Chaiyong Khumpiam, ?. Tinnakorn, Kritsada Piandit, Surachai Jirisirichote,
                    Choketawee Promrut, Dusit Chalermsan, ?. Kiimonkolsak,
                    Surachai Jaturapattarapong, Thawatchai Damrong-Ongtrakul
                    (Sanor Longsawang 63'), ?. Ongtrakul (Pongtorn Thiubthong 72'),
                    Piyapong Pue-On.
Northern Ireland:   Aidan Davidson (Roy Carroll 46'), Iain Jenkins (Jeff Whitley 46'),
                    Colin Hill, Pat McGibbon, Danny Griffin, Jon McCarthy (Gerry McMahon 46'),
                    Steve Lomas, Phil Mulryne (James Quinn 46'), Iain Dowie
                    (Stephen Robinson 63'), Neil Lennon, Kevin Horlock.
Referee:            Pania Hanlumyaung (Thailand).
Coaches:            Thailand: Chanvit Polchivin.
                    Northern Ireland: Bryan Hamilton.

24/05/1997, Manchester, Old Trafford, 52676
Friendly International
ENGLAND             2 (Robert Lee 20', Ian Wright 76')
SOUTH AFRICA        1 (Phil Masinga 43')
England:            Nigel Martyn, Phil Neville, Stuart Pearce [c], Martin Keown,
                    Gareth Southgate, Graeme Le Saux (David Beckham 67'), Jamie Redknapp
                    (David Batty 57'), Paul Gascoigne (Sol Campbell 89'), Ian Wright,
                    Teddy Sheringham (Paul Scholes 64'), Robert Lee (Nicky Butt 80').
South Africa:       Andre Arendse, Sizwe Motaung, Mark Fish, Neil Tovey, Lucas Radebe [c],
                    John Moeti, Theophilus Khumalo (Helman Mkhalele 77'), Eric Tinkler 
                    (Shaun Bartlett 88'), John Moshoeu, Phil Masinga (Linda Buthelezi 88'), 
                    Brendan Augustine (Jerry Sikhosana 55').
Referee:            Andres Frisk (Sweden).
Coaches:            England: Glenn Hoddle.
                    South Africa: Clive Barker.
Cards:              England: none.
                    South Africa: John Moshoeu [Y], Linda Buthelezi [Y].

27/05/1997, Kuwait
Friendly International
KUWAIT              2
ZAMBIA              1
Referee:            Abbas Al-Dashti Essa (Kuwait).

28/05/1997, San Salvador, 8000
Friendly International
EL SALVADOR         0
ECUADOR             2 (Ariel Graziani 9', Ulises De la Cruz 81')

30/05/1997, Oslo, Ullevaal, 21799
Friendly International
NORWAY              4 (Petter Rudi 9', Tore André Flo 17', 33', Egil Østenstad 73')
BRAZIL              2 (Djalminha 20', Romário 68')
Norway:             Frode Grodås (Thomas Gill 46'), Alf-Inge Håland (Gunnar Halle 46'),
                    Henning Berg, Ronny Johnsen, Bent Skammelsrud, Petter Rudi 
                    (Egil Østenstad 46'), Erik Mykland, Kjetil Rekdal, Øyvind Leonhardsen
                    (Ståle Solbakken 46'), Frank Strandli (Jostein Flo 90'), Tore André Flo.
Brazil:             Taffarel, Cafu, Célio Silva, Márcio Santos, Roberto Carlos, Djalminha,
                    Dunga, Mauro Silva, Leonardo, Romário, Ronaldo.
Referee:            Stephen Lodge (England).
Coaches:            Norway: Egil Olsen.
                    Brazil: Mario Zagallo.
Cards:              Norway: Øyvind Leonhardsen [Y 19'].
                    Brazil: Mauro Silva [Y 52'].

03/06/1997, Lyon, Gerland, 28193
Tournoi de France
FRANCE              1 (Marc Keller 60')
BRAZIL              1 (Roberto Carlos 22')
France:             Fabien Barthez, Vincent Candela, Laurent Blanc, Marcel Desailly 
                    (Lilian Thuram 67'), Bixente Lizarazu, Christian Karembeu 
                    (Patrick Vieira 15'), Zinedine Zidane, Didier Deschamps, Ibrahim Ba,
                    Florian Maurice, Robert Pires (Marc Keller 46').
Brazil:             Taffarel, Cafu, Célio Silva, Aldair (Gonçalves 88'),  
                    Roberto Carlos, Giovanni (Djalminha 73'), Dunga, Mauro Silva, Leonardo, 
                    Romário (Paulo Nunes 79'), Ronaldo.
Referee:            Kim Milton Nielsen (Denmark).
Coaches:            France: Aimé Jacquet.
                    Brazil: Mario Zagallo.
Cards:              France: Bixente Lizarazu [Y 70'], Didier Deschamps [Y 90'].
                    Brazil: Dunga [Y 15'], Mauro Silva [Y 39'], Cafu [Y 46'].

04/06/1997, Johannesburg, Soccer City, 25000
Nelson Mandela Challenge
SOUTH AFRICA        0
NETHERLANDS         2 (Giovanni van Bronckhorst 8', Jean-Paul van Gastel 61')
South Africa:       Brian Baloyi, Lucas Radebe [c], Andrew Rabutla (Gavin Lane 81'),
                    Neil Tovey, Clinton Larsen (Brandon Silent 72'), Thomas Madigage 
                    (Thabo Mooki 63'), Dumisa Ngobe (Bradley Carnell 86'), Linda Buthelezi,
                    Helman Mkhalele, Mark Williams (Benedict McCarthy 72'), 
                    George Koumantarakis (Pollen Ndlanya 46').
Netherlands:        Ed de Goey, Michael Reiziger (Johan de Kock 55'), Philip Cocu,
                    Ferdi Vierklau, Artur Numan, Clarence Seedorf (Jean-Paul van Gastel 55'),
                    Aron Winter [c], Win Jonk, Giovanni van Bronckhorst, Boudewijn Zenden
                    (Roy Makaay 82'), John Bosman (Pierre van Hooijdonk 69').
Referee:            ?. Lodge (England).
Coaches:            South Africa: Clive Barker.
                    Netherlands: Guus Hiddink.
Cards:              South Africa: Andrew Rabutla [Y 22'].
                    Netherlands: None.

04/06/1997, St. Louis, 7000
Friendly International
USA                 0
PARAGUAY            0
USA:                Brad Friedel, Mike Burns, Marcelo Balboa, Alexi Lalas, Jeff Agoos, 
                    Michael Mason (Dante Washington 64'), Mike Sorber, Dario Brose
                    (Brian Maisonneuve 46'), John Harkes, Jovan Kirovski, Eric Wynalda.
Paraguay:           José Luis Chilavert, Juan Villamayor, Jorge Alcaraz, Pedro Sarabia,
                    Estanislao Struway, Ricardo Rojas, Richard Gómez, Gustavo Ángel Sotelo
                    (Harles Bourdier 77'), José Cardozo (Hugo Brizuela 69'), Roberto Acuña 
                    (Juan Jara 84'), Derlis Soto (Hugo Ovelar 82').
Referee:            Esfandiar Baharmast (USA).
Coaches:            USA: Steve Sampson.
                    Paraguay: Paulo César Carpeggiani (Brazil).

08/06/1997, Tokyo, National Stadium, 50164
Kirin Cup
JAPAN               4 (Takashi Hirano 34', Kazuyoshi Miura 49', 53', Hiroaki Morishima 90')
CROATIA             3 (Aljoša Asanović 77', 86' pen, Goran Vlaović 90')
Japan:              Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi, Yutaka Akita, Masami Ihara, Naoki Soma, 
                    Tadashi Nakamura, Hidetoshi Nakata (Teruyoshi Ito 78'), Yasuto Honda 
                    (Motohiro Yamaguchi 69'), Hiroshi Nanami, Toshihide Saito, Takashi Hirano 
                    (Hiroaki Morishima 78'), Kazuyoshi Miura.
Croatia:            Dražen Ladić, Darko Butorović, Andrija Balajić, Dario Šimić,
                    Nikola Jerkan, Dubravko Pavličić (Ivo Ergović 46'), Aljoša Asanović,
                    Robert Prosinečki (Tomislav Erceg 75'), Nenad Pralija (Krunoslav Jurčić 60'),
                    Goran Vlaović, Igor Cvitanović.
Referee:            Kim Tae-Young (South Korea).
Coaches:            Japan: Shu Kamo.
                    Croatia: Miroslav Blažević.
Cards:              Japan: Hiroshi Nanami [Y 59'], Yasuto Honda [Y 64'], Yutaka Akita [Y 85'].
                    Croatia: Dubravko Pavličić [Y 30'], Krunoslav Jurčić [Y 76'].

08/06/1997, Lyon (France), Stade de Garland
Tournoi de France
ITALY               3 (Alessandro Del Piero 7', 62', Demetrio Albertini 24')
BRAZIL              3 (Romário 35', 85', Ronaldo 71')
Italy:              Gianluca Pagliuca, Christian Panucci, Fabio Cannavaro, 
                    Alessandro Costacurta, Paolo Maldini [c] (Angelo Di Livio 88'),
                    Demetrio Albertini, Dino Baggio (Diego Fuser 46'), Attilio Lombardo,
                    Roberto Di Matteo, Alessandro Del Piero, Christian Vieri 
                    (Filippo Inzaghi 60').
Brazil:             Taffarel, Cafu, Aldair, Célio Silva, Roberto Carlos, Dunga,
                    Mauro Silva (Flávio Conceição), Leonardo, Denílson, Romário,
                    Ronaldo.
Referee:            Serge Muhmenthaler (Switzerland).
Coaches:            Italy: Cesare Maldini.
                    Brazil: Mario Zagallo.
Cards:              Italy: Dino Baggio [Y 32'], Alessandro Costacurta [Y 88']
                    Brazil: Mauro Silva [Y 60'].

10/06/1997, Paris (France), Parc des Princes, 50000
Tournoi de France
ENGLAND             0
BRAZIL              1 (Romário 61')
England:            David Seaman, Phil Neville, Martin Keown (Gary Neville 20'), 
                    Gareth Southgate, Sol Campbell, Graeme Le Saux, Paul Scholes 
                    (Robert Lee 75'), Paul Ince, Paul Gascoigne, Teddy Sheringham
                    (Ian Wright 75'), Alan Shearer [c].
Brazil:             Taffarel, Cafu, Célio Silva, Aldair, Roberto Carlos, Dunga, 
                    Flávio Conceição, Leonardo (Zé Roberto 83'),
                    Denílson (Djalminha 22'), Romário, Ronaldo.
Referee:            John Jairo Toro Rendón (Colombia).
Coaches:            England: Glenn Hoddle.
                    Brazil: Mario Zagallo.
Cards:              England: Alan Shearer [Y 42'], Paul Scholes [Y 62'], Sol Campbell [Y 65'].
                    Brazil: Ronaldo [Y 42'], Dunga [Y 62'], Célio Silva [Y 66'].

12/06/1997, Seoul (South Korea), Shamsil, 20000
Korea Cup
GHANA               1 (Robert Boateng 56')
YUGOSLAVIA          3 (Slavisa Jokanovic 57' pen, Rade Bogdanovic 68', 90')
Ghana:              Simon Addo, Foster Batios, Kwabena Boateng, Jacob Nettey, Sammy Adjei,
                    Isaac Kuffour, Robert Boateng, Yaw Sakyi, Robert Owusu-Ansah,
                    Emmanuel Armah, Ebenezer Dadzie.
Yugoslavia:         Ivica Kralj (Dragoje Lekovic 80'), Zoran Mirkovic 
                    (Vladimir Martinovic 46'), Nisa Saveljic, Slavisa Jokanovic,
                    Miroslav Djukic, Gordan Petric (Misko Mirkovic 46'), Zeljko Petrovic,
                    Albert Nagy (Rade Bogdanovic 46'), Darko Kovacevic, Nenad Maslovar,
                    Ljubinko Drulovic.
Referee:            Ahn Bong-Ki (South Korea).
Coaches:            Ghana: Rinus Israel.
                    Yugoslavia: Slobodan Santrac.
Cards:              Ghana: Robert Owusu-Ansah [Y].
                    Yugoslavia: Albert Nagy [Y], Darko Kovacevic [Y], Nisa Saveljic [Y].
Note:               Ghana's substitutions unknown (if any).

12/06/1997, Seoul, Olympic Stadium, 10000
Korea Cup
SOUTH KOREA         3 (Park Keon-Ha 12', Yoo Sang-Cheol 65', Choi Moon-Shik 77')
EGYPT               1 (Hady Khashaba 23')
South Korea:        Seo Dong-Myong, Kim Sang-Hoon, Choi Sung-Yong, Choi Young-Il [c],
                    Ha Seok-Joo, Lee Min-Sung, Yoo Sang-Cheol, Kim Do-Keoun 
                    (Choi Moon-Shik 46'), Ko Jung-Woon (Ko Jong-Soo 64'), Seo Jung-Won,
                    Park Keon-Ha.
Egypt:              Esam El-Hadary, Ibrahim Hassan [c], Abdel Zaher El-Sakka, Medhat Abdel Hady
                    (Ayman Moheb 83'), Mohammed Youssef, Walid Latif, Hady Khashaba, 
                    Abdel Sabry (Ahmed Abdallah 79'), Hesham Hanafi, Hossam Hassan, 
                    Mohammed Salah (Tarek Mostafa 54').
Referee:            Selearajen Subramaniam (Malaysia).
Coaches:            South Korea: Cha Bum-Keoun.
                    Egypt: Mahmoud El-Gohary.
Cards:              South Korea: Lee Min-Sung [Y], Park Keon-Ha [Y], Kim Sang-Hoon [Y].
                    Egypt: Ibrahim Hassan [Y].

13/06/1997, Santa Cruz (Bolivia), Ramón Aguilera, 25000
Copa América
MEXICO              2 (Luis Hernández 7', 11')
COLOMBIA            1 (Hamilton Ricard 58')
Mexico:             Hugo Pineda (Martín Zúñiga 46'), Pavel Pardo, Duilio Davino, 
                    Claudio Suárez, Camilo Romero, Paulo César Chávez (Raúl Rodrigo Lara 72'),
                    Germán Villa, Nicolás Ramírez, Cuauhtémoc Blanco, Luis Hernádez,
                    José Manuel Abundis (Rafael García 80').
Colombia:           Farid Mondragón, José Santa, Jorge Bermúdez, Carlos Asprilla, Luis Moreno,
                    Herman Gaviria (Víctor Bonilla 46'), John Pérez, Wilmer Cabrera,
                    Edison Mafla (Neider Morantes 57'), Hamilton Ricard, Víctor Aristizábal.
Referee:            Horacio Elizondo (Argentina).
Coaches:            Mexico: Manuel Lapuente.
                    Colombia: Hernán Darío Gómez.
Cards:              Mexico: Luis Hernández [Y 21'], Paulo César Chávez [Y 60'], 
                            Germán Villa [Y 75'].
                    Colombia: Herman Gaviria [Y 21'], Wilmer Cabrera [Y 55'], 
                              Luis Moreno [Y 82'].

13/06/1997, Santa Cruz (Bolivia), Ramón Aguilera, 35000
Copa América
BRAZIL              5 (Djalminha 20', Ronald González 34' OG, Ronaldo 47', 54', Romário 60')
COSTA RICA          0
Brazil:             Taffarel, Cafu (Zé Maria 65'), Aldair, Gonçalves, Roberto Carlos,
                    Dunga, Flávio Conceição, Leonardo, Djalminha (Edmundo 61'),
                    Romário (Giovanni 72'), Ronaldo.
Costa Rica:         Erick Lonnis, Harold Wallace (Javier Delgado 61'), Ronald González,
                    Mauricio Wright, Austin Berry, Mauricio Solís, Wilmer López,
                    Joaquín Guillén, Jaffet Soto (Roy Myers 65'), Hernán Medford
                    (Allan Oviedo 88'), Ronald Gómez.
Referee:            Epifanio González (Paraguay).
Coaches:            Brazil: Mario Zagallo.
                    Costa Rica: Horacio Cordero.
Cards:              Brazil: Roberto Carlos [Y 7'], Aldair [Y 40'].
                    Costa Rica: Jaffet Soto [Y 22'].

14/06/1997, Suwon, Public Stadium, 7329
Korea Cup 
SOUTH KOREA         3 (Seo Jung-Won 5', Choi Moon-Shik 59', Choi Yong-Soo 64')
GHANA               0
South Korea:        Kim Bong-Soo, Kim Sang-Hoon, Choi Sung-Yong (Lee Ki-Hyung 57'),
                    Choi Young-Il [c], Lee Min-Sung (Kim Young-Cheol 70'), Yoo Sang-Cheol
                    (Kim Tae-Young 63'), Choi Moon-Shik, Ha Seok-Joo, Ko Jung-Woon,
                    Choi Yong-Soo, Seo Jung-Won.
Ghana:              Simon Addo, Jacob Nettey, Emmanuel Armah, Foster Batios, 
                    Robert Owusi-Ansah, Sammy Adjei, Robert Boateng, Isaac Kuffour,
                    K.Asamoah, Ebenezer Dadzie (Yaw Sakyi 57'), Joseph Farneye
                    (Kwabena Boateng 57').
Referee:            Russamee Jindamai (Thailand).
Coaches:            South Korea: Cha Bum-Keoun.
                    Ghana:
Cards:              South Korea: Ha Seok-Joo [Y], Kim Sang-Hoon [Y].
                    Ghana: Jacob Nettey [Y], Foster Batios [Y], Isaac Kuffour [Y].

14/06/1997, Suwon (South Korea), 17000
Korea Cup
YUGOSLAVIA          0
EGYPT               0
Yugoslavia:         Dragoje Lekovic (Ivica Kralj 85'), Zoran Mirkovic, Nisa Saveljic, 
                    Slavisa Jokanovic, Miroslav Djukic, Vladimir Martinovic (Vuk Rasovic 87'),
                    Zeljko Petrovic, Albert Nagy, Darko Kovacevic, Nenad Maslovar, 
                    Rade Bogdanovic.
Egypt:              Nader El-Sayed, Ibrahim Hassan, Mohammed Youssef, Hazem Emam,
                    Abdel Zaher El-Sakka, Medhat Abdel Hady, Ahmed Abdallah, Hesham Hanafi,
                    Hossam Hassan, Hady Khashaba, Tawfik Sakr.
Referee:            Kwon Jong-Cheol (South Korea).
Coaches:            Yugoslavia: Slobodan Santrac.
                    Egypt: Mahmoud Al-Gohary.
Cards:              Yugoslavia: Albert Nagy, Rade Bogdanovic.
                    Egypt: ?. Hassan [Y], Mostafa [Y].
Notes:              Egypt's substitutions unknown; presumably Mostafa was a substitute, maybe
                    Tarek Mostafa.

15/06/1997, Osaka, Nagai, 35000
Kirin Cup
JAPAN               1 (Hiroaki Morishima 25')
TURKEY              0
Japan:              Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi, Masami Ihara, Yutaka Akita, Naoki Soma, 
                    Akira Narahashi, Toshihide Saito, Motohiro Yamaguchi, Hiroaki Morishima, 
                    Hiroshi Nanami, Hidetoshi Nakata, Kazuyoshi Miura.
Turkey:             Kerim Volkan Kilimci, Selim Özer, Saffet Akbaş, Vural Korkmaz 
                    (Arif Erdem 70'), Hakan Ünsal, Abdullah Ercan (Celil Sağır 72'), 
                    Evren Nuri Turhan (Hakkı Tolunay Kafkas 46'), Tayfur Havutçu, 
                    Tayfun Korkut, Oktay Derelioğlu (Mehmet Özdilek 80'), Cafer Aydın 
                    (Ertuğrul Sağlam 46').
Referee:            Park Jong-Kyu (South Korea).
Coaches:            Japan: Shu Kamo.
                    Turkey: Mustafa Denizli.
Cards:              Japan: 
                    Turkey: Evren Nuri Turhan [Y 20'].

16/06/1997, Seoul, Olympic Stadium, 21563
Korea Cup
SOUTH KOREA         1 (Seo Jung-Won 19')
YUGOSLAVIA          1 (Slavisa Jokanovic 55' pen)
South Korea:        Seo Dong-Myong, Choi Sung-Yong, Choi Young-Il [c], Lee Min-Sung,
                    Yoo Sang-Cheol (Ko Jong-Soo 46'), Chang Dae-Il, Ha Seok-Joo, Seo Jung-Won,
                    Choi Moon-Shik (Chung Jae-Kwon 59' (Choi Yong-Soo 79')), Ko Jung-Woon,
                    Park Keon-Ha.
Yugoslavia:         Ivica Kralj (Dragoje Lekovic 87'), Zoran Mirkovic, Nisa Saveljic,
                    Miroslav Djukic, Gordan Petric, Vladimir Martinovic, Slavisa Jokanovic [c],
                    Nenad Maslovar (Misko Mirkovic 80'), Vuk Rasovic (Radivoje Manic 89'),
                    Darko Kovacevic, Rade Bogdanovic.
Referee:            Selearajen Subramaniam (Malaysia).
Cards:              South Korea: Lee Min-Sung [Y].
                    Yugoslavia: Nisa Saveljic [Y], Slavisa Jokanovic [Y], Vuk Rasovic [Y],
                                Nenad Maslovar [Y], Gordan Petric [R 44'].
Coaches:            South Korea: Cha Bum-Keoun.
                    Yugoslavia: Slobodan Santrac.
Note:               Goals also reported as Ha Seok-Joo 36', and Slavisa Jokanovic 59' pen, by a 
                    Yugoslavian source. 

16/06/1997, Santa Cruz (Bolivia), Ramón Aguilera, 25000
Copa América
COLOMBIA            4 (Neider Morantes 13', 23', Wilmer Cabrera 62' pen, 
                       Víctor Aristizábal 78')
COSTA RICA          1 (Mauricio Wright 66')
Colombia:           Miguel Calero, José Santa, Jorge Bermúdez, Iván Córdoba, Luis Moreno,
                    Wilmer Cabrera, John Pérez, Víctor Pacheco (Luis Zuleta 82'),
                    Neider Morantes (Edison Mafla 82'), Víctor Aristizábal, Hamilton Ricard
                    (Víctor Bonilla).
Costa Rica:         Hermidio Barrantes, Giovanni Jara, Ronald González, Mauricio Wright,
                    Austin Berry, Mauricio Solís (Roy Myers 54'), Joaquín Guillén, 
                    Wilmer López, Jafet Soto (Oscar Ramírez 63'), Hernán Medford,
                    Ronald Gómez (Allan Oviedo 57').
Referee:            Esfandiar Baharmast (USA).
Coaches:            Colombia: Hernán Darío Gómez.
                    Costa Rica: Horacio Cordero.
Cards:              Colombia: Luis Moreno [Y 62'].
                    Costa Rica: Mauricio Solís [Y 23'], Ronald González [Y 35'], 
                                Jafet Soto [Y 42'], Joaquín Guillén [Y 50'].

16/06/1997, Santa Cruz (Bolivia), Ramón Aguilera, 35000
Copa América
BRAZIL              3 (Aldair 47', Camilo Romero 59' OG, Leonardo 77')
MEXICO              2 (Luis Hernández 13', 31')
Brazil:             Taffarel, Cafu, Célio Silva, Aldair, Roberto Carlos, Dunga,
                    Flávio Conceição, Leonardo (Zé Roberto 81'), Djalminha
                    (Deníilson 47'), Ronaldo, Romário.
Mexico:             Adolfo Ríos, Pavel Pardo, Joel Sánchez, Claudio Suárez, Duilio Davino,
                    Germán Villa, Raúl Rodrigo Lara, Camilo Romero (José Manuel Abundis 85'),
                    Nicolás Ramírez, Luis Hernández, José Francisco Palencia 
                    (Cuauhtémoc Blanco 65').
Referee:            José Arana (Peru).
Coaches:            Brazil: Mario Zagallo.
                    Mexico: Manuel Lapuente.
Cards:              Brazil: Cafu [Y 18'], Roberto Carlos [Y 37'], Flávio Conceição [R 87'].
                    Mexico: José Francisco Palencia [Y 20'], Duilio Davino [Y 22'], Germán Villa [Y],
                            Pavel Pardo [Y 64'], Claudio Suárez [Y 72'].
Note:               It is also reported that Flávio Conceição received a two yellow cards,
                    at 64' and 79'

17/06/1997, Jacksonville, Alltel Stadium, 8436
Friendly International
USA                 2 (Alexi Lalas 28', Jovan Kirovski 63')
ISRAEL              1 (Moshe Glam 83')
USA:                Brad Friedel (Juergen Sommer 63'), Mike Burns, Alexi Lalas, Eddie Pope,
                    Jeff Agoos (Ted Chronopoulos 71'), Cobi Jones (Mike Mason 71'),
                    Mike Sorber, John Harkes, Chad Deering (Jovan Kirovski 46'),
                    David Wagner (Roy Lassiter 63'), Eric Wynalda.
Israel:             Rafi Cohen (Itzik Korenfein 65'), Alon Harazi, Arik Benado, Amir Shelah,
                    David Amsalem, Alon Hazan (Avishai Jano 72'), Ran Ben-Shimon, Tal Banin,
                    Asi Domb (Moshe Glam 46'), Itzik Zohar (Hezi Shirazi 78'), Alon Mizrahi.
Referee:            Boulos Zimmerman (USA).
Cards:              USA: Steve Sampson.
                    Israel: David Amsalem [Y 27'], Tal Banin [Y 30'], Itzik Zohar [Y 49'],
                            Alon Harazi [R 58'], Amir Shelah [R 90'].
Coaches:            USA: Jovan Kirovski [Y 50'].
                    Israel: Shlomo Scharf.

22/06/1997, Cochabamba (Bolivia), Félix Capriles
Copa América
MEXICO              1 (Cuauhtémoc Blanco 17')
ECUADOR             1 (Luis Capurro 6' pen)
Mexico won 4-3 on penalties.
Referee:            Antônio Pereira (Brazil).
Mexico:             Adolfo Ríos, Pavel Pardo (Eustacio Rizo 55'), Duilio Davino, 
                    Claudio Suárez, Camilo Romero, Joel Sánchez, Germán Villa,
                    Raúl Rodrigo Lara, Nicolás Ramírez (Paulo César Chávez 61'), 
                    Cuauhtémoc Blanco, Luis Hernández.
Ecuador:            Oswaldo Ibarra, Edmundo Méndez, Luis Capurro, Máximo Tenorio 
                    (Alberto Montaño 46'), Ulises De la Cruz, Wellington Sánchez 
                    (Vilson Rosero 81'), Marco Constante, Héctor Jhonny Carabalí, 
                    José Gavica (Ángel Fernández 73'), Ariel Graziani, Eduardo Hurtado.
Coaches:            Mexico:
                    Ecuador: Francisco Maturana (Colombia).
Cards:              Mexico: Camilo Romero [Y 70'], Cuauhtémoc Blanco [Y].
                    Ecuador: Edmundo Méndez [Y 45'], Héctor Jhonny Carabalí [Y 78'].
Penalties:          0-1 Alberto Montaño, 1-1 Luis Hernández, 1-1 Luis Capurro (save),
                    2-1 Claudio Suárez, 2-1 Ulises De la Cruz (save), 
                    2-1 Cuauhtémoc Blanco (save), 2-2 Ariel Graziani, 3-2 Paulo César Chávez,
                    3-3 Ángel Fernández, 3-3 Germán Villa (miss), 3-3 Vilson Rosero (save),
                    4-3 Joel Sánchez.

25/06/1997, La Paz, Hernando Siles, 40000
Copa América
BOLIVIA             3 (Erwin Sánchez 27', Ramiro Castillo 39', Jaime Moreno 79')
MEXICO              1 (Nicolás Ramírez 8')
Bolivia:            Carlos Trucco, Oscar Sánchez, Juan Manuel Peña, Marco Sandy, 
                    Sergio Castillo, Julio César Baldivieso, Vladimir Soria, Erwin Sánchez 
                    (Jaime Moreno 59' (Mauro Blanco 76')), Ramiro Castillo (Milton Melgar 73'),
                    Marco Etcheverry.
Mexico:             Adolfo Ríos, Pavel Pardo, Claudio Suárez, Camilo Romero 
                    (José Manuel Abundis 73'), Joel Sánchez, Germán Villa, Nicolás Ramírez
                    (Rafael García 59'), Raúl Rodrigo Lara, Paulo César Chávez, Luis Hernández,
                    José Francisco Palencia (Cuauhtémoc Blanco 46').
Referee:            Epifanio González (Paraguay).
Coaches:            Bolivia: Antonio López (Spain).
                    Mexico: Manuel Lapuente.
Cards:              Bolivia: Marco Etcheverry [Y 10'], Oscar Sánchez [Y 52'], 
                             Vladimir Soria [Y 70'], Milton Melgar [Y].
                    Mexico: Raúl Rodrigo Lara [Y 6'], Claudio Suárez [Y 15' YR 42'],
                            Joel Sánchez [Y 74' YR 75'].
Notes:              The match was stopped for a 10 minute period at 28'.
                    It is also reported that both Mexican red cards were direct red cards, and 
                    that Milton Melgar did not receive a yellow card.

28/06/1997, Oruro (Bolivia), Jesús Bermúdez, 8000
Copa América
MEXICO              1 (Luis Hernández 82')
PERU                0
Mexico:             Adolfo Ríos, Pavel Pardo, Gilberto Jiménez, Francisco Gabriel, 
                    Camilo Romero, Germán Villa (Joel Sánchez 83'), Raúl Rodrigo Lara,
                    Nicolás Ramírez (Paulo César Chávez 45'), Cuauhtémoc Blanco,
                    José Francisco Palencia (José Manuel Abundis 57'), Luis Hernández.
Peru:               Miguel Miranda, José Reyna, Alfonso Dulanto, César Miguel Rebosio,
                    Giuliano Portilla, Orlando Prado, Erick Torres (Germán Muñoz 71'),
                    César Rosales (Martín Hidalgo 14'), Roberto Palacios, Frank Palomino,
                    Paul Cominges (Alex Magallanes 20').
Referee:            Paolo Borgosano (Venezuela).
Coaches:            Mexico: Manuel Lapuente.
                    Peru: Freddy Ternero.
Cards:              Mexico: Pavel Pardo [Y], Raúl Rodrigo Lara [Y].
                    Peru: Claudio Reyna [Y], Martín Hidalgo [Y].

13/07/1997, Tripoli (Lebanon)
Pan-Arab Games
KUWAIT B            3 (Youssof, El-Outaybi, Omran)
MAURITANIA          1 (Mahmoud)
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

14/07/1997, Beirut (Lebanon)
Pan-Arab Games
OMAN                2 (Hamdan, Ali)
LIBYA               2 (Saada, Ramadan) 
Referee:            Mahmoud Ashek Abbas (Syria).

17/07/1997, Beirut (Lebanon)
Pan-Arab Games
JORDAN              1
LIBYA               1
Referee:            Qasem Haban (Kuwait).

17/07/1997, Tripoli (Lebanon)
Pan-Arab Games
UAE U21             2
MAURITANIA          1
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

19/07/1997, Beirut
Pan-Arab Games
LEBANON             2
LIBYA               1
Referee:            Naser Rashed Al-Hamdan (Saudi Arabia).

20/07/1997, Tripoli (Lebanon)
Pan-Arab Games
SYRIA               1
MAURITANIA          0
Referee:            Sobhi Sweelem (Jordan).

06/08/1997, Kingston, National Stadium, 8000
Friendly International
JAMAICA             1 (Ricardo Gardener 10')
COLOMBIA            0
Jamaica:            Warren Barrett, Dean Sewell (Stephen Malcolm 67'), Linval Dixon, 
                    Ian Goodison, Ricardo Gardner, Peter Cargill, Fitzroy Simpson 
                    (Theodore Whitmore 46'), Andrew Williams (Gregory Messam 85'), Paul Hall, 
                    Paul Young.
Colombia:           Oscar Córdoba (Miguel Calero 46'), Hugo Galeano, Jorge Bermúdez, 
                    Iván Córdoba, Antonio Moreno (Neider Morantes 63'), Freddy Rincón 
                    (Herman Gaviria 70'), John Harold Lozano (Pelusa Pérez 46'), Mauricio Serna,
                    Carlos Valderrama, Hamilton Ricard (Victor Pacheco 46'), John Pérez.
Referee:            Peter Prendergast (Jamaica).
Coaches:            Jamaica: René Simoes (Brazil).
                    Colombia: Hernán Darío Gómez.
Note:               Attendance also reported as 15000.

07/08/1997, Baltimore, 13629
Friendly International
USA                 0
ECUADOR             1 (Wellington Sánchez 83')
USA:                Brad Friedel, Greg Vanney, Robin Fraser, Thomas Dooley, Mark Santel,
                    Brian Maisonneuve (Steve Ralston 66'), Martin Vasquez, Mark Chung 
                    (Chris Henderson 59'), Tab Ramos, Predrag Radosavljevic, Roy Lassiter 
                    (Frankie Hejduk 83').
Ecuador:            José Francisco Cevallos, Wagner Rivera, Ulises De la Cruz, 
                    Eduardo Smith, Luis Capurro, Alberto Montaño, Jimmy Blandón,
                    José Gavica, Wellington Sánchez, Edison Maldonado,
                    Ariel Graziani.
Referee:            Raúl Domínguez (USA).
Coaches:            USA: Steve Sampson.
                    Ecuador: Francisco Maturana (Colombia).
Note:               Ecuador substitutes unknown.

10/08/1997, Seoul, Olympic Stadium, 60000
Friendly International
SOUTH KOREA         1 (Kim Do-Keoun 7')
BRAZIL              2 (Ronaldo 83' pen, 'Sonny' Anderson 90')
South Korea:        Seo Dong-Myong, Hong Myung-Bo, Choi Young-Il [c], Lee Min-Sung
                    (Choi Jin-Cheol 87'), Lee Ki-Hyung (Choi Sung-Yong 81'), Yoo Sang-Cheol,
                    Ha Seok-Joo, Kim Do-Keoun (Choi Moon-Shik 76'), Lee Sang-Yoon,
                    Ko Jung-Woon (Roh Sang-Rae 74'), Choi Yong-Soo (Park Keon-Ha 71').
Brazil:             Taffarel, Cafu, Gonçalves (Júnior Baiano 46'), Aldair, Dunga [c],
                    Roberto Carlos, Dodô ('Sonny' Anderson 76'), Flávio Conceição,
                    Ronaldo, Leonardo (Juninho Paulista 73'), Denílson.
Referee:            Mohamed Nazri Abdullah (Malaysia).
Coaches:            South Korea: Cha Bum-Keoun.
                    Brazil: Mario Zagallo.
Cards:              South Korea: None.
                    Brazil: Júnior Baiano [Y 81'].

13/08/1997, Osaka, Nagai, 45754
Friendly International
JAPAN               0
BRAZIL              3 (Flávio Conceição 20', 57', Júnior Baiano 63')
Japan:              Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi, Akira Narahashi (Takeshi Watanabe 77'), Yutaka Akita,
                    Masami Ihara, Toshihide Saito, Naoki Soma (Ryuji Michiki 68'),
                    Motohiro Yamaguchi (Takuya Takagi 68'), Yasuto Honda, Takashi Hirano 
                    (Shoji Jo 46'), Hidetoshi Nakata, Kazuyoshi Miura.
Brazil:             Carlos Germano, Cafu, Aldair, Júnior Baiano, Roberto Carlos,
                    Dunga (César Sampaio), Flávio Conceição, Leonardo
                    (Juninho Paulista), Denílson, 'Sonny' Anderson (Dodô), Ronaldo
                    (Donizetti).
Referee:            Pirom Un-Prasert (Thailand).
Coaches:            Japan: Shu Kamo.
                    Brazil: Mario Zagallo.

17/08/1997, Toronto, Varsity Stadium, 10000
Friendly International
CANADA              0
IRAN                1 (Karim Bagheri 45')
Canada:             Paul Dolan, Iain Fraser, Jason De Vos, Mark Watson, Carl Fletcher 
                    (Jeff Clarke 53'), Geoff Aunger, Nick De Santis, Tom Kouzmanis
                    (Paul Stalteri 46'), Mauro Biello (Robert Aristodemo 46'), Garret Kusch,
                    Eddy Berdusso.
Iran:               Ahmedreza Abedzadeh, Ali Akbar Ostadasadli, Mohammad Khakpour, 
                    Afshin Peyravani, Mehrdad Minavand, Farhad Majidi, Karim Bagheri,
                    Mehdi Mahdavikia, Esmail Halali (Navazi 86'), Ali Asghar Modirrousta 
                    (Hashem Heydari 90'), Khodadad Azizi.
Referee:            Esfandiar Baharmast (USA).
Coaches:            Canada: Bob Lenarduzzi.
                    Iran: Mansour Pourhaidary.
Cards:              Canada: Nick De Santis [Y 82'].
                    Iran: Afshin Peyravani [Y 36'], Mehdi Mahdavikia [Y 60'],
                          Farhad Majidi [Y 73'].

04/09/1997, Sharjah
Friendly International
UAE                 0
GHANA B             2
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

07/09/1997, New York (USA), Giants Stadium, 25000
Friendly International
COLOMBIA            2 (Ricardo Pérez 48', Ever Palacios 69')
EL SALVADOR         2 (Alexánder Amaya 6', Wilfredo Sanabria 79')
Colombia:           René Higuita, Flaminio Rivas (Jairo Ampudia 46'), Ever Palacios,
                    Alexis Mendoza, Harold Lozano (Roberto Carlos Cortés 69'), John Pérez, 
                    Leonel Álvarez, John Ramírez (William Zapata 78'), Arley Betancourt
                    (Giovanni Hernández 46'), Ricardo Pérez, Luis Zuleta (Carlos Rodas 46').
El Salvador:        Raúl Antonio Garcia, Roberto Martínez, Vladan Vicevic, Luis Lazo,
                    José Guillermo Rivera, Alexánder Amaya, William Renderos, 
                    José Luis Ferrera (Wilfredo Sanabria 46'), Israel Castro,
                    Nidelson Silva de Mello.
                    Sub Used: [Wilfred Iraheta].
Coaches:            Colombia: Juan José Peláez.
                    El Salvador: Milovan Djoric (Yugoslavia).

14/09/1997, Bandung, Siliwangi Stadium, 7000
Friendly International
INDONESIA           3 (Fachry Husaini 22', Kurniawan Dwi Yulianto 28', 83')
TANZANIA            1 (Edibilly Lunyamilla 23')
Indonesia:          Listyanto Raharjo, Anang Mar'uf, Aji Santoso, Nuralim, Chairil Anwar, 
                    Robby Darwis, Bima Sakti, Ansyari Lubis (Uston Nawawi 65'), 
                    Fachry Husaini, Kurniawan Dwi Yulianto, Widodo C. Putro.
Tanzania:           Stephen Nemes, Alexander Wilson, Iddi Moshi, Victor Bambo, 
                    Sekilojo Chambua, Edibilly Lunyamilla (Duwa Said 70'), Al Ponche Modest, 
                    Paul John Masanya, Salvatory Edward, Joseph Napunda, Ildefonce Amila.
Referee:            Sobandi Mulyana (Indonesia).
Coaches:            Indonesia: Henk Wullems (Netherlands).
                    Tanzania: Roy Whelan ().

20/09/1997, Tripoli
Great Artificial River Championship
LIBYA               2
BAHRAIN             1

21/09/1997, Surabaya, Gelora 10th November Stadium, 5000
Friendly International
INDONESIA           5 (Mark Paston 2' OG, Aji Santoso 26', Kuriawan Dwi Yulianto 30', 70',
                       Fachri Husaini 78')
NEW ZEALAND         0
Indonesia:          Kurnia Sandy, Anang Ma’ruf, Sugiantoro, Nuralim (Herman Pulalo),
                    Chairil Anwar (Aples Tecuari 46’), Aji Santoso (Ronny Wabia 65’),
                    Bima Sakti, Ansyari Lubis, Fachri Husaini, Kurniawan Dwi Yulianto
                    (Rocky Putiray 75’), Widodo C. Putro.
New Zealand:        Mark Paston, Ivan Vicelich, Stuart Jacobs, Gareth Rowe, Noah Hickey
                    (Riki Van Steeden 50' (Ross Goodacre 80')), Heremaia Ngata
                    (Tinoi Christie 60'), Michael McGarry, Phil Patterson, Martin Akers,
                    Mark Foy, Nik Viljoen.
Referee:            Setiawan Wardiono (Indonesia).
Coaches:            Indonesia: Henk Wullems (Netherlands).
                    New Zealand:

21/09/1997, Tripoli (Libya)
Great Artificial River Championship
JORDAN              1
CHAD                0

25/09/1997, Tripoli (Libya)
Great Artificial River Championship
BAHRAIN             1
CHAD                1

25/09/1997, Tripoli
Great Artificial River Championship
LIBYA               1
JORDAN              1

25/09/1997, Riyadh, 20000
Friendly International
SAUDI ARABIA        5 (Mossad, Sami Al-Jaber 2, Al-Dossary, Al-Jamaan)
MALI                1 (Yahia)

01/10/1997, Tunis, El Menzah Olympic Stadium, 20000
Friendly International
TUNISIA             0
AUSTRALIA           3 (Aurelio Vidmar 1', Mark Viduka 23', Matthew Bingley 76')
Tunisia:            Boubaker Zitouni (Sofiane Khabir 46'), Tarek Thabet, Hakim Nouira
                    (Mounir Boukadida 46'), Sami Trabelsi (Sabri Jaballah 81'), Khaled Badra
                    (Mohammed Mkacher 81'), Sofiane Fekih (Nabil Kouki 81'), Sirajeddine Chihi
                    (Riadh Bouazizi 46'), Zoubeir Beya (Sami Laaroussi 46'), Skander Souayah,
                    Hassen Gabsi, Mehdi Ben Slimane (Jameleddine Limam 65').
Australia:          Zeljko Kalac, Tony Vidmar, Kevin Muscat, Milan Ivanovic, Alex Tobin,
                    Robert Hooker (Paul Trimboli 85'), Josip Skoko (Matthew Bingley 65'), 
                    Ned Zelic, Aurelio Vidmar (Robbie Slater 64'), Mark Viduka 
                    (Damian Mori 85'), John Aloisi (Harry Kewell 46').
Referee:            Abdesslem Benbekta (Algeria).
Coaches:            Tunisia: Henryk Kasperczak (Poland).
                    Australia: Terry Venables (England).
Note:               Australian source gives referee as Abderrahmane Ben Bekta.

03/10/1997, Kuwait
Friendly International
KUWAIT              8
MALI                1
Referee:            Khaled Abul Sadeq (Kuwait).
Note:               Date also reported as 05/09/1997 (by FIFA).

08/10/1997, Oslo, Ullevaal, 18028
Friendly International
NORWAY              0
COLOMBIA            0
Norway:             Thomas Gill, Bjørn Tore Kvarme (Steinar Nilsen 84'), Ronny Johnsen,
                    Erik Hoftun, Bent Skammelsrud, Petter Rudi (Odd Inge Olsen 46'),
                    Erik Mykland (Ståle Solbakken 74'), Kjetil Rekdal, Bjørn Viljugrein
                    (Vidar Riseth 60'), Stig Inge Bjørnebye (Frank Strandli 84'),
                    Tore André Flo.
Colombia:           René Higuita, Wilson Pérez, Ever Palacios, Iván Córdoba, Jairo Ampudia,
                    John Wilmer Pérez (Nelson Hurtado 62'), Herman Gaviria,
                    John Mario Ramírez (Leonardo Fabio Moreno 66'), Mauricio Serna,
                    Hamilton Ricard, Ricardo Pérez (Carlos Asprilla 81').
Referee:            Karl-Erik Nilsson (Sweden).
Coaches:            Norway: Egil Olsen.
                    Colombia: Hernán Darío Gómez.
Cards:              Norway: none.
                    Colombia: John Mario Ramírez [Y 14'], Nelson Hurtado [Y 79'],
                              Herman Gaviria [Y 90'].

09/10/1997, Belem, Estádio do Mangueirão, 45000
Friendly International
BRAZIL              2 (Denílson 80', 89' pen)
MOROCCO             0
Brazil:             Taffarel, Cafu (Russo 70'), Júnior Baiano, Gonçalves (Cléber 90'),
                    Zé Roberto, Zé Elias, Émerson, Juninho Paulista, Denílson,
                    Donizetti, Dodô (Christian 67').
Morocco:            Driss Benzekri, Abdelilah Saber, Noureddine Naybet, Smahi Triki
                    (Tahar El Khalej 57'), Abdelkrim El Hadrioui (Lahcen Abrami 76'), Youssef Chippo,
                    Rachid Azzouzi (Rachid Neqrouz 57'), Said Chiba, Mustapha El Hadji,
                    Youssef Fertout, Khalid Raghib.
Referee:            Rafael Sanabria (Colombia).
Coaches:            Brazil: Mario Zagallo.
                    Morocco: 
Cards:              Brazil: Zé Elias [Y], Juninho [Y].
                    Morocco: Said Chiba [Y], Rachid Azzouzi [Y], Tahar El Khalej [Y].
Note:               Dodô missed a penalty at 8'.

10/10/1997, Abu Dhabi
Friendly International
UAE                 3
TOGO                0

11/10/1997, Lens, Félix Bollaert, 29677
Friendly International
FRANCE              2 (Stéphane Guivarc'h 53', Ibrahim Ba 83')
SOUTH AFRICA        1 (Shaun Bartlett 40')
France:             Lionel Letizi, Lilian Thuram, Laurent Blanc, Marcel Desailly,
                    Vincent Candela (Pierre Laigle 73'), Didier Deschamps, Emmanuel Petit 
                    (Alain Boghossian 31'), Youri Djorkaeff (Ibrahim Ba 78'),
                    Robert Pires (Zinedine Zidane 46'), Stéphane Guivarc'h, Thierry Henry.
South Africa:       Andre Arendse, Sizwe Motaung, Lucas Radebe, Neil Tovey, Willem Jackson,
                    Eric Tinkler (Clinton Larsen 74'), John Moeti, John Moshoeu 
                    (Benedict McCarthy 89'), Helman Mkhalele (Isaac Shai 64'), Shaun Bartlett 
                    (Mark Williams 79'), Phil Masinga.
Referee:            Roger Philippi (Luxembourg).
Coaches:            France: Aimé Jacquet.
                    South Africa: Clive Barker.
Cards:              France: none.
                    South Africa: Sizwe Motaung [Y 16'], John Moeti [Y 63'].

20/10/1997
Haiti Tournament
MARTINIQUE          2
CAMEROON            1
Note:               Not a full FIFA international.

22/10/1997, Port-au-Prince
Haiti Tournament
CUBA                1
CAMEROON            1
Cuba won 4-1 on penalties.

05/11/1997, Tunis, Stade Olympique El-Menzah, 15000
Friendly International
TUNISIA             2 (Imed Ben Younes 5', 33')
BOSNIA              1 (Elvir Bolić 42')
Tunisia:            Boubaker Zitouni (Redouane Sahli 46'), Khalid Badra (Ferid Chouchane 75'),
                    Mounir Boukadida, Sabri Jaballah, Tarek Thabet (Khais Godhbane 46'),
                    Mohamed Mkacher, Sirajeddine Chihi, Maher Sediri, Hassan Gabsi 
                    (Riadh Bouazizi 66'), Faouzi Rouissi, Imed Ben Younes (Sami Laroussi 62').
Bosnia:             Mirsad Dedić, Edin Šmajić, Džemo Smječanin (Nedžad Zerić 50'),
                    Elvedin Beganović, Nudžeim Geča (Nedžad Bajrović 46'), Ekrem Bradarić,
                    Alen Mešanović (Marko Topić 68'), Enes Demirović, Vedin Mušić,
                    Sead Halilović, Elvir Bolić (Adis Obad 81').
Referee:            Mohamed Al-Habib (Libya).
Coaches:            Tunisia:
                    Bosnia: Fuad Muzurović.

07/11/1997, Antofagasta, Estadio Regional, 18000
Friendly International
CHILE               4 (Javier Margas 25', Claudio Núñez 27', 30', 71')
GUATEMALA           1 (Martín Machón 57' pen)
Chile:              Nelson Tapia, Fernando Cornejo, Ronald Fuentes (Ricardo Rojas 75'),
                    Javier Margas, Miguel Ponce, Clarence Acuña (Jorge Gómez 75'),
                    Luis Musrri (Wilson Contreras 63'), Esteban Valencia, Marcelo Vega
                    (Cristián Castañeda 50'); Claudio Núñez; Rodrigo Barrera.
Guatemala:          Vinicio Obando, Germán Ruano, Erick Miranda, Julio Girón (J. Molina),
                    Nelson Cáceres, C. Rojas, Jorge Pérez (C. Flores), Juan Manuel Funes
                    (Guillermo Ramírez), Martín Machón (J. Quiroa), Juan Carlos Plata,
                    Evaraldo Valencia.
Referee:            Cristián Lemus (Chile).
Coaches:            Chile: Nelson Acosta (Uruguay).
                    Guatemala: Miguel Ángel Brindisi.
Note:               Nelson Tapia saved a penalty by Juan Carlos Plata at 53'.

11/11/1997, Brasília, Estádio Mané Garrincha, 30000
Friendly International
BRAZIL              3 (Zinho 32', Rivaldo 37', Rodrigo 50')
WALES               0
Brazil:             Taffarel, Cafu (Zé Maria 70'), Aldair, André Cruz (Júnior Baiano 69'), 
                    Zé Roberto, Doriva, Flávio Conceição (Émerson 70'),
                    Zinho, Rivaldo, Müller, Dodô (Rodrigo 46').
Wales:              Paul Jones (Andy Marriott 81'), Steve Jenkins (Andrew Williams 81'),
                    Robert Page, Karl Ready, Mark Pembridge (Paul Trollope 52'), John Robinson,
                    John Oster, Gary Speed, Chris Coleman, Dean Saunders, Simon Howarth
                    (Adrian Williams 60').
Referee:            Javier Castrilli (Argentina).
Coaches:            Brazil: Mario Zagallo.
                    Wales: Bobby Gould (England).
Cards:              Brazil: Zé Roberto [Y].
                    Wales: Steve Jenkins [Y], Karl Ready [Y].
Note:               Another source does not include the Paul Trollope substitution.

15/11/1997, London, Wembley, 46176
Friendly International
ENGLAND             2 (Robbie Fowler 44', Paul Scholes 45')
CAMEROON            0
England:            Nigel Martyn, Andy Hinchcliffe, Phil Neville, Sol Campbell,
                    Gareth Southgate (Rio Ferdinand 38'), Paul Ince [c], David Beckham,
                    Paul Gascoigne (Robert Lee 73'), Robbie Fowler, Paul Scholes
                    (Chris Sutton 79'), Steve McManaman.
Cameroon:           Vincent Ongandzi, Rigobert Song, Pierre Womé, Tobie Mimboe, Raymond Kalla,
                    Joseph-Désiré Job, Patrick Mboma (Geremi Njitap 75'), Samuel Etchi,
                    Laurent Etame (Salomon Olembé 73'), Marc-Vivien Foé, Samuel Ipoua 
                    (Romarin Billong 46').
Referee:            Terje Hauge (Norway).
Coaches:            England: Glenn Hoddle.
                    Cameroon: 
Cards:              England: None.
                    Cameroon: Samuel Ipoua [Y], Marc-Vivien Foe [Y].
Note:               Another source gives Phil Neville instead of Gary Neville.

15/11/1997, Düsseldorf, 27000
Friendly International
GERMANY             3 (Dietmar Hamann 13', Oliver Bierhoff 32', Jorg Heinrich 70')
SOUTH AFRICA        0
Germany:            Oliver Kahn, Christian Wörns, Thomas Linke, Mario Basler, Thomas Helmer 
                    (Michael Tarnat 78'), Christian Ziege (Jorg Heinrich 46'), Dietmar Hamann, 
                    Jens Jeremies, Thomas Häßler, Oliver Bierhoff, Ulf Kirsten 
                    (Olaf Marschall 46').
South Africa:       Mark Anderson, Pierre Issa, Mark Fish, Lucas Radebe, David Nyathi,
                    Eric Tinkler, Brendan Augustine, Helman Mkhalele (Junaid Hartley 75'),
                    Jabu Mnguni (Benedict McCarthy 53'), Phil Masinga, Shaun Bartlett 
                    (Pollen Ndlanya 69').
Referee:            Lubos Michel (Slovakia).
Coaches:            Germany: Hans-Hubert 'Berti' Vogts.
                    South Africa: Clive Barker.
Cards:              Germany: Mario Basler [Y].
                    South Africa: Lucas Radebe [Y], Junaid Hartley [Y].

22/11/1997, Tehran, Azadi, 128000
World Cup Qualifying
IRAN                1 (Khodadad Azizi 40')
AUSTRALIA           1 (Harry Kewell 19')
Iran:               Ahmadreza Abedzadeh [c], Naim Saadavi, Mohammad Khakpour,
                    Mohammad Ali Peyravani, Mehdi Pashazadeh (Farhad Majidi 75'), 
                    Mehdi Mahdavikia, Hamid Reza Estili, Alireza Mansourian
                    (Ebrahim Seyed Tahami 64'), Reza Shahroudi, Khodadad Azizi, Ali Daei.
Australia:          Mark Bosnich, Steve Horvat, Craig Moore, Alex Tobin [c], Tony Vidmar,
                    Robbie Slater (Stan Lazaridis 58'), Craig Foster, Ned Zelic,
                    Aurelio Vidmar (Ernie Tapai 58'), Harry Kewell (Graham Arnold 89'),
                    Mark Viduka.
Referee:            Pierluigi Pairetto (Italy).
Coaches:            Iran: Valdir Vieira (Brazil).
                    Australia: Terry Venables (England).
Cards:              Iran: Mohammad Khakpour [Y 40'].
                    Australia: Aurelio Vidmar [Y 20'], Harry Kewell [Y 40'],
                               Alex Tobin [Y 50'], Ernie Tapai [Y 85'].

27/11/1997, Manila, 3000
Friendly International
PHILIPPINES         0
ESTONIA             1 (Marko Kristal 46')
Philippines:        
Estonia:            Toomas Tohver, Marek Lemsalu, Urmas Kris, Raivo Nömmik (Gert Olesk 75'),
                    Urmas Rooba (Anniste 85'), Viktor Alonen (Erkko Saviauk 71'),
                    Kristen Viikmãe (Magi 74'), Sergei Terehov (Janek Meet 46'),
                    Marko Kristal, Martin Reim, Anders Oper (Maksi Smirnov 65').
Referee:            Andres (Philippines).
Coaches:            Philippines:
                    Estonia: Teitur Þórðarsson (Iceland).

29/11/1997, Melbourne, Melbourne Cricket Ground, 85022
World Cup Qualifying
AUSTRALIA           2 (Harry Kewell 32', Aurelio Vidmar 48')
IRAN                2 (Karim Bagheri 71', Khodadad Azizi 75')
Australia:          Mark Bosnich, Craig Moore (Graham Arnold 78'), Steve Horvat, 
                    Alex Tobin [c], Stan Lazaridis, Robbie Slater (Tony Vidmar 76'),
                    Ned Zelic, Aurelio Vidmar (Ernie Tapai 76'), Craig Foster, Harry Kewell,
                    Mark Viduka.
Iran:               Ahmadreza Abedzadeh [c], Naim Saadavi (Ebrahmi Tahami 70'
                    (Ali Akbar Ostadasadi 84')), Mohammad Khakpour, Mohammad Ali Peyravani,
                    Mehdi Pashazadeh, Hamid Reza Estili, Karim Bagheri, Mehdi Mahdavikia,
                    Reza Shahroudi (Alireza Mansourian 52'), Khodadad Azizi, Ali Daei
Referee:            Sandor Puhl (Hungary).
Coaches:            Australia: Terry Venables (England).
                    Iran: Valdir Vieira (Brazil).
Cards:              Australia: Harry Kewell [Y 72'].
                    Iran: Mohammad Khakpour [Y 29'], Mehdi Mahdavikia [Y 61'], 
                          Karim Bagheri [Y 75'], Ebrahim Sayed Tahami [Y 89'].
Note:               At 48' the match was stopped for a five minute period to repair a goal-net
                    which was damaged by a spectator celebrating Aurelio Vidmar's goal.

07/12/1997, Riyadh, 7000
Friendly International
SAUDI ARABIA        0
ICELAND             0
Saudi Arabia:
Iceland:            Kristján Finnbogason [c], Óskar Hrafn Þorvaldsson, Ívar Bjarklind,
                    Gunnlaugur Jónsson, Brynjar Björn Gunnarsson, Pétur Marteinsson,
                    Gunnar Már Másson (Jóhann B. Guðmundsson 48'), Sverrir Sverrisson,
                    Tryggvi Guðmundsson (Jakob Jónharðsson 85'), Helgi Kolviðsson,
                    Helgi Sigurðsson (Hilmar Björnsson 28').
Coaches:            Saudi Arabia: Otto Pfister (Germany).
                    Iceland: Guðjón Þórðarson.
Note:               Attendance also reported as 30000.

07/12/1997, Johannesburg, Ellen Park, 45000
Friendly International
SOUTH AFRICA        1 (Helman Mkhalele 77')
BRAZIL              2 (Romário 11', Bebeto 38')
South Africa:       Andre Arendse, Sizwe Motaung, Neil Tovey, Lucas Radebe [c], Mark Fish,
                    Willem Jackson (Helman Mkhalele 52'), Eric Tinkler (Dumisa Ngobe 73'),
                    John Moeti (Brendan Augustine 53'), Doctor Khumalo, John Moshoeu 
                    (Pollen Ndlanya 85'), Phil Masinga.
Brazil:             Dida, Zé Maria, Aldair (Gonçalves 76'), Júnior Baiano, César Sampaio, 
                    Zé Roberto, Dunga (Russo 89'), Rodrigo, Denílson, Romário, 
                    Bebeto (Doriva 81').
Referee:            Alucios Sesikwe (Botswana).
Coaches:            South Africa: Clive Barker.
                    Brazil: Mario Zagallo.
Cards:              South Africa: John Moeti [Y 46'].
                    Brazil: Aldair [Y 66'].

12/12/1997, Riyadh, King Fahd, 45000
Confederations Cup
SAUDI ARABIA        0
BRAZIL              3 (César Sampaio 65', Romário 74', 81')
Saudi Arabia:       Mohammed Al-Deayea, Mohammed Al-Jahani, Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi,
                    Abdullah Zubromawi, Ibrahim Al-Harbi, Hussain Sulimani,
                    Saeed Al-Owairan (Khaled Al-Temawi 43'), Khalid Al-Mowalad [c], 
                    Khamis Al-Dossary, Sami Al-Jaber, Fahad Mehalel (Ibrahim Al-Shahrani 62').
Brazil:             Dida, Cafu (Zé Maria 75'), Aldair, Júnior Baiano, Zé Roberto,
                    Flávio Conceição, Leonardo (Juninho Paulista 71'),
                    César Sampaio, Denílson (Rivaldo 74'), Ronaldo, Romário.
Referee:            Nikolai Levnikov (Russia).
Coaches:            Saudi Arabia: Otto Pfister (Germany).
                    Brazil: Mario Zagallo.
Cards:              Saudi Arabia: Abdullah Zubromawi [Y 28' YR 65'].
                    Brazil: Cafu [Y 72'].
Notes:              RSSSF Brazil does not include the Zé Maria substitution.
                    FIFA reports Khaled Al-Temawi substitution at 14'.

12/12/1997, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), King Fahd, 25000
Confederations Cup
AUSTRALIA           3 (Mark Viduka 45', John Aloisi 61', Damian Mori 90+')
MEXICO              1 (Luis Hernández 80' pen)
Australia:          Zeljko Kalac, Steve Horvat, Stan Lazaridis, Alex Tobin [c], Tony Vidmar,
                    Ned Zelic, Robbie Slater (Ernie Tapai 80'), Craig Foster, John Aloisi,
                    Mark Viduka (Damian Mori 72'), Aurelio Vidmar (Robert Hooker 46').
Mexico:             Oswaldo Sánchez, Claudio Suárez, José Francisco Gabriel de Anda 
                    (Luis Hernández 62'), Braulio Luna, Raúl Rodrigo Lara, Jesús Ramírez,
                    Pavel Pardo, Isaac Terrazas (Salvador Carmona 66'), José Manuel Abundis,
                    Paulo César Chávez (Luis García 46'), Cuauhtémoc Blanco.
Coaches:            Australia: Terry Venables (England).
                    Mexico: Manuel Lapuente.
Cards:              Australia: Ned Zelic [Y 65'], Robbie Slater [Y 77'], Zeljko Kalac [Y 80'].
                    Mexico: None.
Referee:            Pirom Un-Praset (Thailand).

13/12/1997, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), King Fahd, 3500
Confederations Cup
URUGUAY             2 (Nicolás Olivera 45', Antonio Pacheco 90')
UAE                 0
Uruguay:            Claudio Flores, Diego López, Paolo Montero [c], Gustavo Méndez,
                    Gonzalo De los Santos, Edgardo Adinolfi, Pablo García, Líber Vespa 
                    (Pablo Hernández 90'), Marcelo Zalayeta, Nicolás Olivera 
                    (Antonio Pacheco 75'), Alvaro Recoba (Darío Silva 54').
UAE:                Mushin Musabbeh Faraj [c], Hassan Suhail Mubarak, Ismail Rashid Marzooq, Saad Bakhit Mubarak, 
                    Adel M. Ahmed, Mohamed Ali Kasla (Adnan Al-Talyani 73'), Abdulsalam Juma Al-Janoubi 
                    (Abdullah Munther 90+'), Yaser Salem (Khamis Saad Mubarak 73'), Hassan Said Ahmed,
                    Ali Hassan Gholam, Mohamed Obaid Al-Zahiri.
Referee:            Ramesh Ramdhan (Trinidad/Tobago).
Coaches:            Uruguay: Víctor Haroldo Púa.
                    UAE: Milan Máčala (Czech Republic).
Cards:              Uruguay: None.
                    UAE: Adel Ahmed [Y 27'].

13/12/1997, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), King Fahd, 3500
Confederations Cup
CZECH REPUBLIC      2 (Vladimír Šmicer 20', 40')
SOUTH AFRICA        2 (Brendan Augustine 39', Helman Mkhalele 86')
Czech Republic:     Pavel Srníček, Pavel Nedvěd, Michal Horňák, Zdeněk Svoboda, Jiří Němec [c],
                    Pavel Kuka (Radek Slončik 90'), Radek Bejbl, Karel Rada, Petr Vlček,
                    Edvard Lasota, Vladimír Šmicer (Karel Poborský 85').
South Africa:       Andre Arendse, Sizwe Motaung [c], Willem Jackson, Mark Fish, Phil Masinga,
                    Neil Tovey, John Moshoeu, Helman Mkhalele, Brendan Augustine 
                    (Mark Williams 74'), Theophilus 'Doctor' Khumalo (Dumisa Ngobe 37'),
                    John Moeti.
Referee:            Javier Castrilli (Argentina).
Coaches:            Czech Republic: Dušan Uhrin.
                    South Africa: Clive Barker.
Cards:              Czech Republic: Petr Vlček [Y 9'], Jiří Němec [Y 76' YR 83'].
                    South Africa: Phil Masinga [Y 45+'].

14/12/1997, Riyadh, King Fahd, 10000
Confederations Cup
SAUDI ARABIA        0
MEXICO              5 (Juan Palencia 19', 62', Cuauhtémoc Blanco 70', 78', Braulio Luna 76')
Saudi Arabia:       Mohammed Al-Deayea, Mohammed Al-Jahani, Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi,
                    Hussain Sulimani, Mohammed Al-Sahafi, Ibrahim Al-Harbi, 
                    Khalid Al-Mowallid [c], Khamis Al-Dossary, Said Al-Owairan 
                    (Khaled Al-Temawi 66'), Sami Al-Jaber, Fahad Mehalel.
Mexico:             Oswaldo Sánchez, Claudio Suárez [c], Duilio Davino, Pavel Pardo,
                    Salvador Carmona, Germán Villa, Raúl Rodrigo Lara (Markus López 57'),
                    Braulio Luna, Paulo César Chávez (Luis Hernández 46'),
                    Cuauhtémoc Blanco, Juan Palencia.
Referee:            Nikolai Levnikov (Russia).
Coaches:            Saudi Arabia: Otto Pfister (Germany).
                    Mexico: Manuel Lapuente.
Cards:              Saudi Arabia: Khamis Al-Dossary [Y 49'], Khalid Al-Mowalad [Y 51'].
                    Mexico: None.
Note:               FIFA gives the referee as Ian McLeod (South Africa).

14/12/1997, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), 10000
Confederations Cup
AUSTRALIA           0
BRAZIL              0
Australia:          Mark Bosnich, Steve Horvat, Stan Lazaridis, Milan Ivanovic, Alex Tobin [c],
                    Tony Vidmar, Ned Zelic, Craig Foster, Aurelio Vidmar (Ernie Tapai 60'),
                    John Aloisi (Damian Mori 68'), Mark Viduka (Matthew Bingley 89').
Brazil:             Dida, Aldair, Júnior Baiano, Roberto Carlos, Zé Maria, Flávio Conceição,
                    Leonardo [c], César Sampaio (Doriva 88'), Rivaldo (Denílson 63'), Bebeto,
                    Ronaldo.
Coaches:            Australia: Terry Venables (England).
                    Brazil: Mario Zagallo.
Cards:              Australia: Steve Horvat [Y 45+'], Damian Mori [Y 78'].
                    Brazil: Bebeto [Y 27'].
Referee:            Lucien Bouchardeau (Niger).
Note:               RSSSF Brazil does not include the Denílson substitution.

15/12/1997, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), King Fahd, 5000
Confederations Cup
SOUTH AFRICA        0
UAE                 1 (Hassan Suhail Mubarak 1')
South Africa:       Andre Arendse, Sizwe Motaung [c], Willem Jackson (David Nyathi 46'),
                    Mark Fish, Phil Masinga, Neil Tovey, John Moeti (Pollen Ndlanya 83'),
                    Dumisa Ngobe, John Moshoeu, Helman Mkhalele, Brendan Augustine 
                    (Mark Williams 59').
UAE:                Muhsin Musabbeh Faraj, Hassan Suhail Mubarak, Ismail Rashid Marzooq, Adel M. Ahmed, 
                    Mohamed Obaid Al-Zahiri, Saad Bakhit Mubarak, Hassan Said Ahmed, Adnan Al-Talyani [c]
                    (Khamis Saad Mubarak 67'), Yaser Salem (Abdullah Munther 82'), Ali Hassan Gholam, Mohamed Ali Kasla
                    (Abdulsalam Juma Al-Janoubi 67').
Referee:            René Ortubé (Bolivia).
Coaches:            South Africa: Clive Barker.
                    UAE: Milan Máčala (Czech Republic).
Cards:              South Africa: None.
                    UAE: Mohamed Obaid Al-Zahiri [Y 44'], Muhsin Musabbeh Faraj [Y 82'].

15/12/1997, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), King Fahd, 4000
Confederations Cup
URUGUAY             2 (Nicolás Olivera 26', Marcelo Zalayeta 89')
CZECH REPUBLIC      1 (Horst Siegl 90')
Uruguay:            Claudio Flores, Diego López, Paolo Montero [c], Gustavo Méndez,
                    Gonzalo De los Santos, Edgardo Adinolfi, Pablo García, Líber Vespa 
                    (Pablo Hernández 86'), Darío Silva (Christian Callejas 75'),
                    Marcelo Zalayeta, Nicolás Olivera (Álvaro Recoba 65').
Czech Republic:     Pavel Srníček, Michal Horňák (Luboš Kozel 68'), Zdeněk Svoboda, Karel Rada,
                    Petr Vlček, Edvard Lasota (Martin Frýdek 46'), Pavel Nedvěd,
                    Karel Poborský, Radek Bejbl, Pavel Kuka [c] (Horst Siegl 59'),
                    Vladimír Šmicer.
Referee:            Saad Kamel Manei (Kuwait).
Coaches:            Uruguay: Víctor Harlodo Púa.
                    Czech Republic: Dušan Uhrin.
Cards:              Uruguay: Paolo Montero [Y 22'], Gustavo Méndez [Y 45'], 
                             Gonzalo De los Santos [Y 49'], Edgardo Adinolfi [Y 54'], 
                             Darío Silva [Y 70'], Marcelo Zalayeta [Y].
                    Czech Republic: Michal Horňák [Y 19'], Karel Poborský [R 40'],
                                    Karel Rada [Y 43'], Zdeněk Svoboda [Y 72'],  
                                    Pavel Nedvěd [Y 88'].

16/12/1997, Riyadh, 30000
Confederations Cup
SAUDI ARABIA        1 (Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi 40')
AUSTRALIA           0
Saudi Arabia:       Mohammed Al-Deayea, Ahmed Al-Dossari, Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi, 
                    Abdullah Zubromawi, Hussain Sulimani, Ibrahim Al-Harbi,
                    Said Al-Owairan (Khamis Al-Zahrani 90+'), Khalid Al-Mowallid [c]
                    (Khalid Al-Temawi 76'), Khamis Al-Dossary, Sami Al-Jaber, Fahad Mehalel
                    (Obeid Al-Dossary 67').
Australia:          Mark Bosnich, Steve Horvat, Stan Lazaridis, Milan Ivanovic, Alex Tobin [c],
                    Ned Zelic, Robbie Slater, Craig Foster, Josip Skoko (Aurelio Vidmar 74'),
                    Damian Mori (Mark Viduka 66'), John Aloisi (Harry Kewell 66').
Referee:            Javier Castrilli (Argentina).
Coaches:            Saudi Arabia: Otto Pfister (Germany).
                    Australia: Terry Venables (England).
Cards:              Saudi Arabia: Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi [Y 51'].
                    Australia: Steve Horvat [Y 42'], Milan Ivanovic [Y 86'].

16/12/1997, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), King Fahd, 30000
Confederations Cup
BRAZIL              3 (Romário 41' pen, Denílson 58', Júnior Baiano 66')
MEXICO              2 (Cuauhtémoc Blanco 52', Jesús Ramírez 90')
Brazil:             Dida (Rogério Ceni 73'), Aldair, Júnior Baiano, Roberto Carlos, Zé Maria,
                    Dunga, Flávio Conceição, Denílson, Juninho Paulista, Ronaldo (Bebeto 46'),
                    Romário.
Mexico:             Oscar Pérez, Claudio Surez [c], José Francisco Gabriel de Anda (Luis García 61'),
                    Duilio Davino, Pavel Pardo, Raúl Rodrigo Lara, Braulio Luna 
                    (Jesús Ramírez 46'), Juan Palencia, Salvador Carmona, Cuauhtémoc Blanco,
                    Luis Hernández.
Referee:            Ian McLeod (South Africa) / Pirom Un-Prasert (Thailand).
Coaches:            Brazil: Mario Zagallo.
                    Mexico: Manuel Lapuente.
Cards:              Brazil: Dunga [Y 45'].
                    Mexico: None.
Note:               At the start of the second half, the referee (Ian McLeod) was injured, and 
                    was replaced by Pirom Un-Prasert.

17/12/1997, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), King Fahd, 5000
Confederations Cup
CZECH REPUBLIC      6 (Mohamed Obaid 11' OG, Pavel Nedvěd 22', 42', 
                       Vladimír Šmicer 31', 68', 71')
UAE                 1 (Adnan Al-Talyani 78')
Czech Republic:     Pavel Srníček, Michal Horňák (Edvard Lasota 65'), Zdeněk Svoboda,
                    Karel Rada, Petr Vlček, Jiří Němec, Pavel Nedvěd,
                    Radek Bejbl, Horst Siegl (Vratislav Lokvenc 82'), Pavel Kuka,
                    Vladimír Šmicer (Ivo Ulich 75').
UAE:                Mushin Musabbeh Faraj, Hassan Suhail Mubarak, Ismail Rashid Marzooq, Saad Bakhit Mubarak, 
                    Adel M. Ahmed (Abdullah Munther 59'), Adnan Al-Talyani [c], Yaser Salem (Khamis Saad Mubarak 46'),
                    Mohamed Ali Kasla, Hassan Said Ahmed, Ali Hassan Gholam, Mohamed Obaid Al-Zahiri
                    (Abdulsalam Juma Al-Junaibi 46').
Referee:            René Ortubé (Bolivia).
Coaches:            Czech Republic: Dušan Uhrin.
                    UAE: Milan Máčala (Czech Republic).
Cards:              Czech Republic: Jiří Němec [Y 22'].
                    UAE: Adel Ahmed [Y 10'], Ismail Rashed [Y 24'], Munther Abdulla [Y 84'].
Notes:              The names of the UAE players are from the FIFA technical report, and are 
                    reported differently by various sources.
                    A Czech source gives Rashed's card to Bakhit.

17/12/1997, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), King Fahd, 5000
Confederations Cup
URUGUAY             4 (Darío Silva 12', 66', Álvaro Recoba 42', Christian Callejas 90')
SOUTH AFRICA        3 (Lucas Radebe 11', Helman Mkhalele 70', Pollen Ndlanya 77')
Uruguay:            Carlos Nicola, Diego López (Gonzalo De los Santos 68'), Pablo Hernández,
                    Carlos Díaz, César Pellegrín, Fabián Coelho (Líber Vespa 78'), 
                    Martín Rivas, Antonio Pacheco (Pablo García 68'), Darío Silva,
                    Christian Callejas, Álvaro Recoba [c].
South Africa:       Brian Baloyi, Sizwe Motaung (Willem Jackson 46'), David Nyathi, Mark Fish,
                    Philemon Masinga, John Moshoeu (Jabu Mnguni 78'), Helman Mkhalele,
                    Mark Williams (Pollen Ndlanya 70'), John Moeti, Lucas Radebe [c], 
                    Eric Tinkler.
Referee:            Ramesh Ramdhan (Trinidad/Tobago).
Coaches:            Uruguay: Víctor Haroldo Púa.
                    South Africa: Clive Barker.
Cards:              Uruguay: None.
                    South Africa: John Moeti [Y 20'], Eric Tinkler [Y 54'].

19/12/1997, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), King Fahd, 30000
Confederations Cup
BRAZIL              2 (Romário 53', Ronaldo 82')
CZECH REPUBLIC      0
Brazil:             Dida, Cafu, Aldair, Roberto Carlos, Júnior Baiano (Gonçalves 69'),
                    Dunga [c], Flávio Conceição (César Sampaio 88'), Leonardo (Denílson 46'),
                    Juninho Paulista, Ronaldo, Romário.
Czech Republic:     Pavel Srníček, Michal Horňák (Karel Poborský 82'), Zdeněk Svoboda,
                    Karel Rada, Petr Vlček, Edvard Lasota, Jiří Němec [c], Pavel Nedvěd
                    (Ivo Ulich 73'), Radek Bejbl (Luboš Kozel 90'), Pavel Kuka, 
                    Vladimír Šmicer.
Referee:            Lucien Bouchardeau (Niger).
Coaches:            Brazil: Mario Zagallo.
                    Czech Republic: Dušan Uhrin.
Cards:              Brazil: Júnior Baiano [Y 21'], Cafu [Y 24'], Aldair [Y 35'], Dunga [Y 78'].
                    Czech Republic: Pavel Nedvěd [Y 7'], Petr Vlček [Y 65'], 
                                    Jiří Němec [Y 68'].
Note:               FIFA does not include the César Sampaio or Luboš Kozel 
                    substitutions.

19/12/1997, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), King Fahd, 30000
Confederations Cup
AUSTRALIA           1 (Harry Kewell 92')
URUGUAY             0
After sudden death extra time.
Australia:          Mark Bosnich, Stan Lazaridis, Milan Ivanovic, Alex Tobin [c], Tony Vidmar,
                    Ned Zelic, Craig Foster, Aurelio Vidmar (Josip Skoko 81'), Kevin Muscat,
                    Mark Viduka, Harry Kewell.
Uruguay:            Claudio Flores, Diego López, Paolo Montero [c], Gustavo Méndez,
                    Gonzalo De los Santos, Edgardo Adinolfi, Pablo García, Líber Vespa,
                    Álvaro Recoba (Darío Silva 80'), Marcelo Zalayeta, Nicolás Olivera.
Referee:            Nikolai Levnikov (Russia).
Coaches:            Australia: Terry Venables (England).
                    Uruguay: Víctor Haroldo Púa.
Cards:              Australia: Kevin Muscat [Y 29'].
                    Uruguay: Marcelo Zalayeta [Y 4'], Gustavo Méndez [Y 6'].

21/12/1997, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), King Fahd, 27000
Confederations Cup
CZECH REPUBLIC      1 (Edvard Lasota 63')
URUGUAY             0
Czech Republic:     Pavel Srníček, Vratislav Lokvenc (Michal Horňák 87'), Zdeněk Svoboda,
                    Karel Rada, Petr Vlček, Milan Fukal, Jiří Němec [c], Pavel Nedvěd,
                    Radek Bejbl (Edvard Lasota 58'), Pavel Kuka, Vladimír Šmicer 
                    (Karel Poborský 77').
Uruguay:            Claudio Flores, Diego López (Pablo Hernández 68'), Paolo Montero [c], 
                    Gustavo Méndez, Gonzalo De los Santos (Christian Callejas 46'), 
                    Edgardo Adinolfi, Pablo García, Líber Vespa (Darío Silva 79'),
                    Marcelo Zalayeta, Nicolás Olivera, Álvaro Recoba.
Referee:            Lucien Bouchardeau (Niger).
Coaches:            Czech Republic: Dušan Uhrin.
                    Uruguay: Vítor Haroldo Púa.
Cards:              Czceh Republic: Zdeněk Svoboda [Y 29'], Jiří Němec [Y 34'], 
                                    Milan Fukal [Y 75'], Karel Poborský [Y 83'].
                    Uruguay: Gonzalo De los Santos [Y 30'], Nicolás Olivera [Y 36'],
                             Darío Silva [Y 90+'].

21/12/1997, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), King Fahd, 65000
Confederations Cup
AUSTRALIA           0
BRAZIL              6 (Ronaldo 15', 28', 59', Romário 38', 53', 75' pen)
Australia:          Mark Bosnich, Steve Horvat (Matthew Bingley 56'), Stan Lazaridis,
                    Milan Ivanovic, Alex Tobin [c], Aurelio Vidmar (John Aloisi 30'),
                    Tony Vidmar (Kevin Muscat 30'), Craig Foster, Harry Kewell, Mark Viduka.
Brazil:             Dida, Cafu, Aldair, Roberto Carlos, Júnior Baiano, Dunga [c], 
                    César Sampaio, Denílson, Juninho Paulista, Ronaldo, Romário.
Referee:            Pirom Un-Prasert (Thailand).
Coaches:            Australia: Terry Venables (England).
                    Brazil: Mario Zagallo.
Cards:              Australia: Mark Viduka [R 24'].
                    Brazil: Ronaldo [Y 72'].

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