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1996 Intercontinental Cup

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Date  26 November 1996
Attendance  48,305
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Venue  National Stadium, Tokyo
Man of the match  Alessandro Del Piero (Juventus F.C.)
Referee  Márcio Rezende de Freitas (Brazilian Football Confederation)
Similar  1993 Intercontinental Cup, 2002 Intercontinental Cup, 2001 Intercontinental Cup, 1992 Intercontinental Cup, 2004 Intercontinental Cup

The 1996 Intercontinental Cup was a football match played on November 26, 1996, between Juventus, winners of the 1995–96 UEFA Champions League, and River Plate, winners of the 1996 Copa Libertadores. The match was played at the National Stadium in Tokyo. It was Juventus' third appearance into the competition, after the defeat in 1973 and the victory in 1985 against Argentinos Juniors, whereas it was River Plate's second appearance after the victory in 1986 against Steaua Bucharest.
Alessandro Del Piero was named as man of the match and got the only goal of the game when he shot right footed to the top of the net in the 81st minute.

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1996 Intercontinental Cup Wikipedia


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