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1993 FIFA World Youth Championship

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Host country  Australia
Venue(s)  5 (in 5 host cities)
Runners-up  Ghana
Start date  1993
End date  March 20, 1993
Attendance  478,003
Dates  5–20 March
Champions  Brazil (3rd title)
Third place  England
Best player  Adriano Gerlin da Silva
Teams  16
Goals scored  82
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Similar  1981 FIFA World Youth Ch, 1985 FIFA World Youth Ch, 1995 FIFA World Youth Ch, 1989 FIFA World Youth Ch, 1991 FIFA World Youth Ch

The 1993 FIFA World Youth Championship took place in Australia for second time from 5 to 20 March 1993. The 1993 championship was the 9th contested. The tournament took place in five venues: Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide. The tournament was to be held originally in Yugoslavia, but was moved to Australia due to the Yugoslav Wars.


Group stages

The 16 teams were split into four groups of four teams. Four group winners, and four second-place finishers qualify for the knockout round.


Henry Zambrano of Colombia won the Golden Shoe award for scoring three goals. In total, 82 goals were scored by 56 different players, with two of them credited as own goals.

3 goals
  • Ante Milicic
  • Gian
  • Adriano
  • Henry Zambrano
  • Augustine Ahinful
  • Vicente Nieto
  • Chris Faklaris
  • 2 goals
    1 goal
    Own goal
  • Steve Watson (playing against South Korea)
  • Murad Magomedov (playing against Australia)
  • References

    1993 FIFA World Youth Championship Wikipedia