Games of the XXII. Olympiad

Football Qualifying Tournament

(Moscow, Soviet Union, 1980)

The 16 participants to consist of: The final list of qualified countries.

EUROPE

4 countries to qualify

QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT

FIRST ROUND

France           bye
Poland           bye
West Germany     bye
Yugoslavia       bye

4 Groups of 4 teams each. Groups 1, 2 and 4 play in two pairs. Winners hereof
proceed to Second Round. Group 3 play a round-robin. Winner and Runner-up
proceed to Second Round.

Group 1

Bulgaria         1-0 Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia   4-0 Bulgaria        (Czechoslovakia win 4-1 on aggregate)

Romania          2-0 Hungary
Hungary          3-0 Romania         (Hungary win 3-2 on aggregate)

Group 2

Greece           1-0 Italy
Italy            4-0 Greece          (Italy win 4-1 on aggregate)

Austria          1-0 Turkey
Turkey           2-1 Austria         (Turkey win 4-3 pen.; 3-3 on aggregate)

Group 3

Belgium          3-1 Spain           1. Belgium         6  4  2  0   9- 3 10
Spain            1-1 Belgium         2. Spain           6  2  3  1  10- 6  7
Belgium          0-0 Israel          3. Israel          6  1  3  2   6-10  5
Israel           0-2 Belgium         4. Netherlands     6  0  2  4   6-12  2
Belgium          1-0 Netherlands
Netherlands      1-2 Belgium
Spain            1-1 Israel
Israel           0-3 Spain
Spain            3-0 Netherlands
Netherlands      1-1 Spain
Israel           1-1 Netherlands
Netherlands      3-4 Israel

Group 4

Ireland          0-0 Norway
Norway           2-1 Ireland         (Norway win 2-1 on aggregate)

Denmark          1-1 Finland
Finland          4-1 Denmark         (Finland win 5-2 on aggregate)

SECOND ROUND

4 groups with 3 teams each. Winner of each group to qualify for the Final
Tournament.

Group 1 [Czechoslovakia qualify]

Czechoslovakia   3-2 Hungary         1. Czechoslovakia  4  3  0  1   5- 5  6
Hungary          3-0 Czechoslovakia  2. Hungary         4  2  0  2   7- 4  4
Czechoslovakia   1-0 Poland          3. Poland          4  1  0  3   1- 4  2
Poland           0-1 Czechoslovakia
Hungary          2-0 Poland
Poland           1-0 Hungary

Group 2 [Yugoslavia qualify]

Yugoslavia       5-2 Italy           1. Yugoslavia      4  3  0  1   9- 3  6
Italy            1-0 Yugoslavia      2. Italy           4  3  0  1  10- 5  6
Yugoslavia       3-0 Turkey          3. Turkey          4  0  0  4   0-11  0
Turkey           0-1 Yugoslavia
Italy            5-0 Turkey
Turkey           0-2 Italy

Group 3 [Spain qualify]

Spain            3-0 Belgium         1. Spain           4  2  1  1   7- 4  5
Belgium          2-0 Spain           2. Belgium         4  2  0  2   7- 8  4
Spain            3-1 France          3. France          4  1  1  2   7- 9  3
France           1-1 Spain
Belgium          4-2 France
France           3-1 Belgium

Group 4 [Norway qualify]

Norway           2-0 West Germany    1. Norway          4  3  1  0   5- 1  7
West Germany     0-1 Norway          2. West Germany    4  1  1  2   2- 3  3
Norway           1-1 Finland         3. Finland         4  0  2  2   1- 4  2
Finland          0-1 Norway
West Germany     2-0 Finland
Finland          0-0 West Germany

SOUTH AMERICA

2 countries to qualify

7-team tournament played in Colombia. Winner and Runner-up to qualify for the
Final Tournament [Argentina and Colombia qualify]

23- 1-80  Cali          Brazil      2-1 Venezuela
23- 1-80  Pereira       Chile       2-0 Bolivia
24- 1-80  Bogotá        Colombia    2-1 Peru

27- 1-80  Bogotá        Argentina   1-0 Chile
27- 1-80  Barranquilla  Peru        3-0 Brazil
27- 1-80  Cali          Colombia    0-1 Venezuela

30- 1-80  Bogotá        Brazil      4-0 Bolivia
31- 1-80  Pereira       Colombia    3-1 Chile
31- 1-80  Barranquilla  Argentina   1-0 Venezuela

 3- 2-80  Cali          Argentina   4-1 Peru
 3- 2-80  Cali          Venezuela   5-1 Bolivia
 3- 2-80  Barranquilla  Brazil      0-0 Chile

 6- 2-80  Cali          Peru        1-0 Chile
 6- 2-80  Barranquilla  Colombia    0-1 Bolivia
 7- 2-80  Bogotá        Brazil      1-3 Argentina

10- 2-80  Cali          Colombia    5-1 Brazil
10- 2-80  Bogotá        Peru        2-0 Venezuela
10- 2-80  Bogotá        Argentina   4-0 Bolivia

13- 2-80  Barranquilla  Chile       0-0 Venezuela
14- 2-80  Pereira       Bolivia     1-1 Peru
15- 2-80  Bogotá        Argentina   0-0 Colombia

 1. Argentina       6  5  1  0  13- 2 11
 2. Colombia        6  3  1  2  10- 5  7
 3. Peru            6  3  1  2   9- 7  7
 4. Venezuela       6  2  1  3   7- 6  5
 5. Brazil          6  2  1  3   8-12  5
 6. Chile           6  1  2  3   3- 5  4
 7. Bolivia         6  1  1  4   3-16  3

NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA

2 countries to qualify

FIRST ROUND

8 groups of 2 teams each. Winners proceed to Second Round.

Barbados         1-2 Surinam
Surinam          5-1 Barbados        (Surinam win 7-2 on aggregate)

Bermuda          3-0 Canada          (also qualifier for Panamerican Games 1979)
Canada           2-5 Bermuda         (Bermuda win 8-2 on aggregate)

Costa Rica       4-0 Panama
Panama           0-2 Costa Rica      (Costa Rica win 6-0 on aggregate)

Dutch Antilles   2-3 Trinidad
Trinidad         6-1 Dutch Antilles  (Trinidad win 9-3 on aggregate)

Guatemala        2-0 El Salvador
El Salvador      1-0 Guatemala       (Guatemala win 2-1 on aggregate)

Haiti            4-1 Dominican Rep.
Dominican Rep.   0-3 Haiti           (Haiti win 7-1 on aggregate)

Jamaica          0-3 Cuba
Cuba             2-0 Jamaica         (Cuba win 5-0 on aggregate)

Mexico           4-0 USA
USA              0-2 Mexico          (Mexico win 6-0 on aggregate)

USA filed a protest with the IOC over Mexico's use of professional players
(in both matches, club side Unión de Curtidores had represented Mexico).
Mexico withdrew its team which was replaced by USA.

SECOND ROUND

4 groups of 2 teams each. Two Winners proceed by toss to Fourth Round, the
two others proceed to a Third - play-off - Round.

Bermuda          0-3 USA
USA              5-0 Bermuda         (USA win 8-0 on aggregate)

Costa Rica       1-2 Guatemala
Guatemala        0-1 Costa Rica

Playoff:
Costa Rica       1-0 Guatemala       (Costa Rica win 3-2 on aggregate)

Cuba             0-1 Haiti
Haiti            0-0 Cuba            (Haiti win 1-0 on aggregate)

Trinidad         2-0 Surinam
Surinam          3-1 Trinidad

Playoff:
Trinidad         0-2 Surinam         (Surinam win 5-3 on aggregate)

THIRD ROUND

1 group of 2 teams. Winner proceed to Fourth Round.


Haiti            2-0 Surinam
Surinam          2-0 Haiti

Playoff:
Haiti            0-2 Surinam         (Surinam win 4-2 on aggregate)

FOURTH ROUND [Costa Rica and USA qualify]

Winner and Runner-up qualify for the Final Tournament.

Costa Rica       0-1 USA             1. Costa Rica      4  2  1  1   7- 6  5
USA              1-1 Costa Rica      2. USA             4  2  1  1   6- 6  5
Costa Rica       3-2 Surinam         3. Surinam         4  1  0  3   9-10  2
Surinam          2-3 Costa Rica
USA              2-1 Surinam
Surinam          4-2 USA

AFRICA

3 countries to qualify

FIRST ROUND

Ghana            bye
Zambia           bye

9 groups of 2 teams each. Winners proceed to Second Round.

Algeria          1-0 Mali
Mali             1-0 Algeria         (aet, Algeria win 4-2 pen.; 1-1 on aggregate)

Egypt            vs. Tanzania        (Egypt walk-over; Tanzania withdrew)

Kenya            vs. Sudan           (Kenya walk-over; Sudan withdrew)

Lesotho          4-1 Mauritius
Mauritius        2-3 Lesotho         (Lesotho win 7-3 on aggregate)

Liberia          vs. Ivory Coast     (Liberia walk-over;Ivory Coast withdrew)

Madagascar       2-1 Ethiopia
Ethiopia         1-1 Madagascar      (Madagascar win 3-2 on aggregate)

Morocco          1-0 Senegal
Senegal          1-0 Morocco         (aet, Morocco win 6-5 pen.; 1-1 on aggregate)

Sierra Leone     vs. Guinea          (Sierra Leone walk-over;Guinea withdrew)

Tunesia          1-0 Libya
Libya            3-0 Tunesia         (Libya win 3-1 on aggregate)

SECOND ROUND

Libya            bye

5 groups of 2 teams each. Winners proceed to Third Round.

Algeria          5-1 Morocco
Morocco          0-3 Algeria         (Algeria win 8-1 on aggregate)

Ghana            4-1 Kenya
Kenya            0-1 Ghana           (Ghana win 5-1 on aggregate)

Lesotho          0-0 Zambia
Zambia           5-0 Lesotho         (Zambia win 5-0 on aggregate)

Liberia          vs. Sierra Leone    (Liberia walk-over; Sierra Leone withdrew)

Madagascar       1-1 Egypt
Egypt            1-1 Madagascar      (aet, Egypt win 4-3 pen.; 2-2 on aggregate)

THIRD ROUND [Algeria, Egypt and Ghana qualify]

3 groups of 2 teams each. Winners qualify for the Final Tournament.

Algeria          vs. Libya           (Algeria qualify; Libya withdrew)

Egypt            4-1 Zambia
Zambia           1-1 Egypt           (Egypt qualify 5-2 on aggregate)

Liberia          0-2 Ghana
Ghana            2-2 Liberia         (Ghana qualify 4-2 on aggregate)

ASIA

3 countries to qualify

QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT

3 groups of which 2 have 6 teams each and 1 has 5 teams. Winner and Runner-up
of each group to play a play-off match to qualify for the Final Tournament.

Group 1, played in Iraq [Kuwait qualify]

Iraq             0-0 Kuwait          1. Iraq            4  3  1  0   8- 0  7
Iraq             1-0 Syria           2. Kuwait          4  3  1  0   7- 1  7
Iraq             3-0 Yemen           3. Syria           4  2  0  2   4- 3  4
Iraq             4-0 Jordan          4. Yemen           4  1  0  3   4-11  2
Kuwait           1-0 Syria           5. Jordan          4  0  0  4   1- 9  0
Kuwait           5-1 Yemen
Kuwait           1-0 Jordan
Syria            2-1 Yemen
Syria            2-0 Jordan
Yemen            2-1 Jordan

Playoff:
Iraq             2-3 Kuwait

Group 2, played in Malaysia [Malaysia qualify]

Malaysia         3-0 South Korea     1. Malaysia        5  4  1  0  21- 3  9
Malaysia         1-1 Japan           2. South Korea     5  4  0  1  15- 4  8
Malaysia         3-1 Brunei          3. Japan           5  3  1  1  16- 5  7
Malaysia         6-1 Indonesia       4. Brunei          5  2  0  3   7-10  4
Malaysia         8-0 Philippines     5. Indonesia       5  1  0  4   7-12  2
South Korea      3-1 Japan           6. Philippines     5  0  0  5   0-32  0
South Korea      3-0 Brunei
South Korea      1-0 Indonesia
South Korea      8-0 Philippines
Japan            2-1 Brunei
Japan            2-0 Indonesia
Japan           10-0 Philippines
Brunei           3-2 Indonesia
Brunei           2-0 Philippines
Indonesia        4-0 Philippines

Playoff:
Malaysia         2-1 South Korea

Group 3, played in Singapore [Iran qualify]

Iran             3-0 Singapore       1. Iran            5  3  2  0  18- 2  8
Iran             2-2 China           2. Singapore       5  4  0  1   8- 4  8
Iran             0-0 North Korea     3. China           5  2  2  1  11- 4  6
Iran             2-0 India           4. North Korea     5  2  2  1  11- 5  6
Iran            11-0 Sri Lanka       5. India           5  1  0  4   5- 6  2
Singapore        1-0 China           6. Sri Lanka       5  0  0  5   0-32  0
Singapore        3-1 North Korea
Singapore        1-0 India
Singapore        3-0 Sri Lanka
China            1-1 North Korea
China            1-0 India
China            7-0 Sri Lanka
North Korea      2-1 India
North Korea      7-0 Sri Lanka
India            4-0 Sri Lanka

Playoff:
Iran             4-0 Singapore

QUALIFIED COUNTRIES

Automatically    Soviet Union (hosts), East Germany (holders)
Europe           Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Spain, Norway
South America    Argentina, Colombia
North and
Central America  Costa Rica, USA
Africa           Algeria, Egypt, Ghana
Asia             Kuwait, Malaysia, Iran

Due to political boycott many of the above countries did not enter the Final
Tournament in Moscow. These countries are as follows (with their replacements
in brackets):

Europe           Norway (Finland)
South America    Argentina (Venezuela)
North and
Central America  USA (Cuba)
Africa           Egypt (Zambia), Ghana (Nigeria)
Asia             Malaysia (Iraq), Iran (Syria)


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