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2001 FIFA World Youth Championship
Copa Mundial Juvenil de la FIFA
Argentina 2001
Tournament details
Host country  Argentina
Dates June 17 – July 8
Teams 24 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 6 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Argentina (4th title)
Runner-up  Ghana
Third place  Egypt
Fourth place  Paraguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played 52
Goals scored 149 (2.87 per match)
Attendance 506,320 (9,737 per match)
Top scorer(s) Argentina Javier Saviola (11 goals)
Best player Argentina Javier Saviola

The 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship took place in Argentina between June 17 and July 8, 2001. The 2001 championship was the 13th contested. The tournament took part in six cities, Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Mendoza, Rosario, Salta, and Mar del Plata. The Golden Boot was won by Javier Saviola of Argentina who scored 11 goals.

Contents

Qualification

The following 24 teams qualified for the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship. Argentina qualified automatically as host.

See: 2001 African Youth Championship

See: AFC Youth Championship 2000

See: 2001 CONCACAF U20 Tournament

See: 2001 South American Youth Championship

See: 2000 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship

Squads

Group stage

Group A

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Argentina 9 3 3 0 0 14 2 +12
 Egypt 4 3 1 1 1 3 8 −5
 Finland 3 3 1 0 2 2 4 −2
 Jamaica 1 3 0 1 2 1 6 −5
June 17, 2001
14:00
Argentina  2 – 0  Finland Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 24,000
Referee: Sun Baojie (China)
Rodríguez Goal 38'
D'Alessandro Goal 67'
(Report)

June 17, 2001
16:45
Egypt  0 – 0  Jamaica Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Guido Aros (Chile)
(Report)

June 20, 2001
14:00
Jamaica  0 – 1  Finland Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Shamsul Maidin (Singapore)
(Report) Väyrynen Goal 87'

June 20, 2001
16:45
Egypt  1 – 7  Argentina Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Alain Hamer (Luxembourg)
El Yamany Goal 5' (Report) Saviola Goal 7'15'44' (pen.)
Coloccini Goal 20'
Romagnoli Goal 55'
Rodríguez Goal 64'
Amin Goal 67' (o.g.)

June 23, 2001
14:00
Argentina  5 – 1  Jamaica Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 27,000
Referee: Naser Al Hamdan (Saudi Arabia)
Coloccini Goal 3'
Saviola Goal 7'86' (pen.)
Herrera Goal 14'38'
(Report) Dawkins Goal 78'

June 23, 2001
16:45
Finland  1 – 2  Egypt Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Wilson De Souza (Brazil)
Sjölund Goal 74' (Report) Hamza Goal 10'
Riad Goal 62'

Group B

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Brazil 9 3 3 0 0 10 1 +9
 Germany 6 3 2 0 1 7 3 +4
 Iraq 3 3 1 0 2 5 9 −4
 Canada 0 3 0 0 3 0 9 −9
June 17, 2001
14:00
Brazil  2 – 0  Germany Estadio Olímpico Chateau Carreras, Córdoba
Attendance: 5,100
Referee: Kevin Stott (United States)
Robert Goal 9'11' (Report)

June 17, 2001
16:45
Iraq  3 – 0  Canada Estadio Olímpico Chateau Carreras, Córdoba
Attendance: 5,100
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)
Mohammed Goal 21'
Siamand Goal 33'
Hanoosh Goal 43'
(Report)

June 20, 2001
14:00
Canada  0 – 4  Germany Estadio Olímpico Chateau Carreras, Córdoba
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Hailemelak Tessema (Ethiopia)
(Report) Auer Goal 18'67'70'
Preuss Goal 83'

June 20, 2001
16:45
Iraq  1 – 6  Brazil Estadio Olímpico Chateau Carreras, Córdoba
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Sorin Corpodean (Romania)
Mohammed Goal 82' (Report) Fernando Goal 8' (pen.)
Pinga Goal 13'
Robert Goal 27'72'
Adriano Goal 29'45'

June 23, 2001
14:00
Brazil  2 – 0  Canada Estadio Olímpico Chateau Carreras, Córdoba
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Jagdeesh Bhimull (Trinidad and Tobago)
Adriano Goal 21'
Robert Goal 65'
(Report)

June 23, 2001
16:45
Germany  3 – 1  Iraq Estadio Olímpico Chateau Carreras, Córdoba
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Hichem Guirat (Tunisia)
Preuss Goal 40'
Munaim Goal 60' (o.g.)
Auer Goal 65'
(Report) Lapaczinksi Goal 37' (o.g.)

Group C

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Ukraine 5 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2
 United States 4 3 1 1 1 5 3 +2
 China PR 4 3 1 1 1 1 1 0
 Chile 3 3 1 0 2 4 8 −4
June 17, 2001
14:00
United States  0 – 1  China PR Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza
Attendance: 7,500
Referee: Hichem Guirat (Tunisia)
(Report) Qu Bo Goal 50'

June 17, 2001
16:45
Chile  2 – 4  Ukraine Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza
Attendance: 7,500
Referee: Naser Al Hamdan (Saudi Arabia)
Millar Goal 38'
Pardo Goal 90+2'
(Report) Byelik Goal 14'50'
Oyarzun Goal 36' (o.g.)
Valeyev Goal 78'

June 20, 2001
14:00
Ukraine  0 – 0  China PR Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Jagdeesh Bhimull (Trinidad and Tobago)
(Report)

June 20, 2001
16:45
Chile  1 – 4  United States Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza
Attendance: 5,500
Referee: Claudio Martín (Argentina)
Valdés Goal 28' (Report) Beasley Goal 6'40'
Davis Goal 69'
Buddle Goal 75'

June 23, 2001
14:00
United States  1 – 1  Ukraine Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Carlos Amarilla (Paraguay)
Arena Goal 39' (Report) Stoyan Goal 89'

June 23, 2001
16:45
China PR  0 – 1  Chile Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)
(Report) Berrios Goal 87'

Group D

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Angola 5 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1
 Czech Republic 4 3 1 1 1 3 3 0
 Australia 4 3 1 1 1 3 4 −1
 Japan 3 3 1 0 2 4 4 0
June 18, 2001
14:00
Angola  0 – 0  Czech Republic Estadio Newell's Old Boys, Rosario
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: José Pineda (Honduras)
(Report)

June 18, 2001
16:45
Japan  0 – 2  Australia Estadio Newell's Old Boys, Rosario
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Orhan Erdemir (Turkey)
(Report) Haneda Goal 59' (o.g.)
Owens Goal 69'

June 21, 2001
14:00
Australia  0 – 3  Czech Republic Estadio Newell's Old Boys, Rosario
Attendance: 1,200
Referee: Carlos Amarilla (Paraguay)
(Report) Musil Goal 27'
Jun Goal 30'
Macek Goal 47'

June 21, 2001
16:45
Japan  1 – 2  Angola Estadio Newell's Old Boys, Rosario
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Manuel Mejuto González (Spain)
Yamase Goal 61' (Report) Mendonça Goal 9'
Rascas Goal 81'

June 24, 2001
14:00
Angola  1 – 1  Australia Estadio Newell's Old Boys, Rosario
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Alain Hamer (Luxembourg)
Mantorras Goal 12' (Report) Owens Goal 82' (pen.)

June 24, 2001
16:45
Czech Republic  0 – 3  Japan Estadio Newell's Old Boys, Rosario
Attendance: 8,500
Referee: Kevin Stott (United States)
(Report) Morisaki Goal 74'
Yamase Goal 80'
Tahara Goal 87'

Group E

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Costa Rica 9 3 3 0 0 7 2 +5
 Ecuador 4 3 1 1 1 3 3 0
 Netherlands 4 3 1 1 1 5 6 −1
 Ethiopia 0 3 0 0 3 4 8 −4
June 18, 2001
14:00
Ecuador  2 – 1  Ethiopia Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta
Attendance: 14,000
Referee: Mark Shield (Australia)
Miña Goal 25'
Guagua Goal 63'
(Report) Andargachw Goal 4'

June 18, 2001
16:45
Netherlands  1 – 3  Costa Rica Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta
Attendance: 14,000
Referee: Abdullhakim Shelmani (Libya)
Hersi Goal 63' (Report) Montero Goal 38'
Parks Goal 48'54'

June 21, 2001
14:00
Costa Rica  3 – 1  Ethiopia Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Thomas McCurry (Scotland)
Parks Goal 8'49'
Scott Goal 61'
(Report) Yordanos Goal 90+2'

June 21, 2001
16:45
Ecuador  1 – 1  Netherlands Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Toru Kamikawa (Japan)
Vargas Goal 85' (Report) Colin Goal 21'

June 24, 2001
14:00
Ecuador  0 – 1  Costa Rica Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Terje Hauge (Norway)
(Report) Hernández Goal 85'

June 24, 2001
16:45
Ethiopia  2 – 3  Netherlands Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta
Attendance: 17,000
Referee: Abdullhakim Shelmani (Libya)
Zewdu Goal 52' (pen.)
Andargachw Goal 90+2'
(Report) Kolk Goal 22'
Hersi Goal 41'
Huntelaar Goal 78'

Group F

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Ghana 7 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2
 France 5 3 1 2 0 7 2 +5
 Paraguay 4 3 1 1 1 5 4 +1
 Iran 0 3 0 0 3 0 8 −8
June 18, 2001
14:00
Ghana  2 – 1  Paraguay Estadio José María Minella, Mar del Plata
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Terje Hauge (Norway)
Essien Goal 58'
Boateng Goal 63'
(Report) Guzmán Goal 69'

June 18, 2001
16:45
France  5 – 0  Iran Estadio José María Minella, Mar del Plata
Attendance: 4,500
Referee: Wilson de Souza (Brazil)
Bugnet Goal 59'
Mexès Goal 62'
Cissé Goal 66'87'90'
(Report)

June 21, 2001
14:00
France  2 – 2  Paraguay Estadio José María Minella, Mar del Plata
Attendance: 4,575
Referee: Mark Shield (Australia)
Bugnet Goal 10'
Cissé Goal 48'
(Report) Fretes Goal 53'
Devaca Goal 72'

June 21, 2001
16:45
Ghana  1 – 0  Iran Estadio José María Minella, Mar del Plata
Attendance: 3,950
Referee: Alain Hamer (Luxembourg)
Boateng Goal 44' (Report)

June 24, 2001
14:00
Ghana  0 – 0  France Estadio José María Minella, Mar del Plata
Attendance: 13,000
Referee: Claudio Martín (Argentina)
(Report)

June 24, 2001
16:45
Paraguay  2 – 0  Iran Estadio José María Minella, Mar del Plata
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Manuel Mejuto González (Spain)
González Goal 72'
Giménez Goal 89'
(Report)

Four best teams in third place

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Paraguay 4 3 1 1 1 5 4 +1
 China PR 4 3 1 1 1 1 1 0
 Netherlands 4 3 1 1 1 5 6 −1
 Australia 4 3 1 1 1 3 4 −1
 Finland 3 3 1 0 2 2 4 −2
 Iraq 3 3 1 0 2 5 9 −4

Knockout Round

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
           
  Argentina  2
  China PR  1  
  Argentina  3
    France  1  
  France  3
  Germany  2  
  Argentina  5
    Paraguay  0  
  Paraguay  2
  Ukraine  1  
  Paraguay  1
    Czech Republic  0  
  Czech Republic  2
  Costa Rica  1  
  Argentina  3
    Ghana  0
  Ghana  1
  Ecuador  0  
  Ghana  2
    Brazil  1  
  Brazil  4
  Australia  0  
  Ghana  2
    Egypt  0   Third place
  Egypt  2
  United States  0  
  Egypt  2   Egypt  1
    Netherlands  1     Paraguay  0
  Netherlands  2
  Angola  0  

Knockout stage

Round of 16

June 27, 2001
14:00
 United States 0 – 2  Egypt Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Romania Sorin Corpodean (Romania)
(Report) Riad Goal 76' (pen.)
El Yamany Goal 88'

June 27, 2001
17:00
 Argentina 2 – 1  China PR Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 32,000
Referee: Thomas McCurry (Scotland)
Rodríguez Goal 4'
Domínguez Goal 79'
(Report) Qu Bo Goal 55'

June 27, 2001
14:00
 France 3 – 2  Germany Estadio Olímpico Chateau Carreras, Córdoba
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Guido Aros (Chile)
Cissé Goal 34' (pen.)90+3'
Mendy Goal 41'
(Report) Auer Goal 19'
Burkhardt Goal 78'

June 27, 2001
17:00
 Brazil 4 – 0  Australia Estadio Olímpico Chateau Carreras, Córdoba
Attendance: 7,895
Referee: Toru Kamikawa (Japan)
Adriano Goal 27'66'
Kaká Goal 53'
Eduardo Costa Goal 74'
(Report)

June 28, 2001
14:00
 Ukraine 1 – 2  Paraguay Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza
Attendance: 9,000
Referee: José Pineda (Honduras)
Bielyk Goal 90' (Report) Benítez Goal 19'
González Goal 43'

June 28, 2001
16:45
 Angola 0 – 2  Netherlands Estadio Newell's Old Boys, Rosario
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Shamsul Maidin (Singapore)
(Report) Mustapha Goal 52'
Huntelaar Goal 86'

June 28, 2001
14:00
 Costa Rica 1 – 2  Czech Republic Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta
Attendance: 13,000
Referee: Hailemelak Tessema (Ethiopia)
Scott Goal 24' (Report) Musil Goal 21'
Jun Goal 71'

June 28, 2001
16:45
 Ghana 1 – 0  Ecuador Estadio José María Minella, Mar del Plata
Attendance: 11,000
Referee: Orhan Edemir (Turkey)
Mensah Goal 37' (Report)

Quarter-finals

July 1, 2001
14:00
 Argentina 3 – 1  France Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 32,000
Referee: Terje Hauge (Norway)
Saviola Goal 5'45+1' (pen.)83' (Report) Mexès Goal 44'

July 1, 2001
16:45
 Ghana 2 – 1  Brazil Estadio Olímpico Chateau Carreras, Córdoba
Attendance: 11,000
Referee: Manuel Mejuto González (Spain)
Abdul Razak Goal 80'
Mensah Goal 90+3'
(Report) Adriano Goal 44'

July 1, 2001
14:00
 Czech Republic 0 – 1  Paraguay Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)
(Report) Salcedo Goal 31'

July 1, 2001
16:45
 Netherlands 1 – 2  Egypt Estadio Newell's Old Boys, Rosario
Attendance: 6,500
Referee: Claudio Martín (Argentina)
van der Vaart Goal 33' (Report) Amin Goal 47'
El-Yamany Goal 65'

Semi-finals

July 4, 2001
14:00
 Egypt 0 – 2  Ghana Estadio Olímpico Chateau Carreras, Córdoba
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Mark Shield (Australia)
(Report) Inusah Goal 83'
El Atrawy Goal 88' (o.g.)

July 4, 2001
16:45
 Argentina 5 – 0  Paraguay Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 32,000
Referee: Wilson de Souza (Brazil)
Saviola Goal 18'24'
Romagnoli Goal 41'
D'Alessandro Goal 52'
Herrera Goal 70'
(Report)

Third place play-off

July 8, 2001
13:00
 Paraguay 0 – 1  Egypt Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Toru Kamikawa (Japan)
(Report) El Yamany Goal 64'

Final

July 8, 2001
15:45
 Argentina 3 – 0  Ghana Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 32,000
Referee: Manuel Mejuto González (Spain)
Colotto Goal 6'
Saviola Goal 14'
Rodríguez Goal 73'
(Report)

Result

 FIFA World Youth Championship 2001 Winners 

Argentina
Fourth title

Awards

Golden Shoe Golden Ball FIFA Fair Play Award
Argentina Javier Saviola Argentina Javier Saviola  Argentina

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