World Youth Cup (U-20) Overview

Palmares Youth's World Cup (sub 20)

Year  Venue          Champion     Second Place  Result             Third Place

1977  Tunis          Soviet Union Mexico         2-2 (7-6 pen)     Brazil
1979  Japan          Argentina    Soviet Union   3-1               Uruguay
1981  Australia      West Germany Qatar          4-0               Romania
1983  Mexico         Brazil       Argentina      1-0               Poland
1985  USSR           Brazil       Spain          1-0               Nigeria
1987  Chile          Yugoslavia   West Germany   1-1 (5-4 pen)     East Germany
1989  Saudi Arabia   Portugal     Nigeria        2-0               Brazil
1991  Portugal       Portugal     Brazil         0-0 (4-2 pen)     Soviet Union
1993  Australia      Brazil       Ghana          2-1               England
1995  Qatar          Argentina    Brazil         2-0               Portugal
1997  Malaysia       Argentina    Uruguay        2-1               Ireland
1999  Nigeria        Spain        Japan          4-0               Mali
2001  Argentina      Argentina    Ghana          3-0               Egypt                    
2003  UAE            Brazil       Spain          1-0               Colombia
2005  Netherlands    Argentina    Nigeria        2-1               Brazil
2007  Canada         Argentina    Czech Republic 2-1               Chile
2009  Egypt          Ghana        Brazil         0-0 (4-3 pen)     Hungary
2011  Colombia       Brazil       Portugal       3-2               Mexico         
2013  Turkey         France       Uruguay        0-0 (4-1 pen)     Ghana         


Number of wins

Argentina         6

Brazil            5

Portugal          2

France            1
Ghana             1
Soviet Union      1
Spain             1
West Germany      1
Yugoslavia        1

Semifinalists

               1st  2nd  3rd  4th         wins finals semis
Argentina        6    1         1           6     7     8
Brazil           5    3    3                5     8    11
Portugal         2    1    1                2     3     4
Ghana            1    2    1    1           1     3     5
Spain            1    2         1           1     3     4
Soviet Union     1    1    1    1           1     2     4
West Germany     1    1                     1     2     2
France           1             1            1     1     2
Yugoslavia       1                          1     1     1
Uruguay               2    1    2                 2     5
Nigeria               2    1                      2     3
Mexico                1    1                      1     2
Czech Republic        1                           1     1
Japan                 1                           1     1
Qatar                 1                           1     1
Chile                      1    1                       2
England                    1    1                       2
Poland                     1    1                       2
Colombia                   1                            1
Egypt                      1                            1
East Germany               1                            1
Hungary                    1                            1
Ireland                    1                            1
Mali                       1                            1
Romania                    1                            1
Australia                       2                       2
Austria                         1                       1
Costa Rica                      1                       1
Iraq                            1                       1
Morocco                         1                       1
Paraguay                        1                       1
South Korea                     1                       1
USA                             1                       1



total           19   19   19   19          19    38    76



All-Time Table World Youth Cup

Squads of Winners


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Prepared and maintained by Héctor Villa Martínez for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Héctor Villa Martínez
Last updated: 9 Aug 2013

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