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1992 King Fahd Cup

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Host country  Saudi Arabia
Champions  Argentina (1st title)
Fourth place  Ivory Coast
Dates  15 Oct 1992 – 20 Oct 1992
Teams  4
Venue(s)  1 (in 1 host city)
Runners-up  Saudi Arabia
Matches played  4
Best player  Fernando Redondo
Attendance  196,500
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Champion  Argentina national football team
Third place  United States men's national soccer team
Similar  1995 King Fahd Cup, 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup, 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup, 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup, 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup

1992 king fahd cup

The 1992 King Fahd Cup (Arabic: كأس الملك فهد‎‎), named after Fahd of Saudi Arabia, was the first association football tournament of the competition that would later be known as the FIFA Confederations Cup. It was hosted by Saudi Arabia in October 1992, and was won by Argentina, who beat Saudi Arabia 3–1 in the final. The 1992 tournament was the only one not to feature a group stage and only featured four nations.


1992 king fahd cup


All matches were played at the 67,000-capacity King Fahd II Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Match officials

  • Lim Kee Chong
  • Asia
  • Jamal Al Sharif
  • North, Central America and Caribbean
  • Rodrigo Badilla
  • South America
  • Ulisses Tavares da Silva
  • Goalscorers

    With two goals, Gabriel Batistuta and Bruce Murray were the top scorers in the tournament. In total, 18 goals were scored by 16 different players, with none of them credited as own goal.

    2 goals
  • Gabriel Batistuta
  • Bruce Murray
  • 1 goal


    1992 King Fahd Cup Wikipedia