1971 Mediterranean Games
football tournament
Tournament details
Host countryTurkey
Cityİzmir
Dates6 – 16 October
Teams8 (from 3 confederations)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Yugoslavia Ol. (1st title)
Runners-up Tunisia
Third placeTurkey Turkey B
Fourth place Egypt
Tournament statistics
Matches played12
Goals scored24 (2 per match)
1967
1975

The 1971 Mediterranean Games football tournament was the 6th edition of the Mediterranean Games men's football tournament. The football tournament was held in İzmir, Turkey between the 6–16 October 1971 as part of the 1971 Mediterranean Games.

Participating teams

The following countries have participated for the final tournament:

Federation Nation
CAF Africa  Egypt
 Morocco
 Tunisia
AFC Asia  Syria
UEFA Europe France France Amateurs (holders)
 Greece Ol.
Turkey Turkey B (hosts)
 Yugoslavia Ol.

Venues

Cities Venues Capacity
İzmir İzmir Atatürk Stadium 70 000

Squads

Main article: Football at the 1971 Mediterranean Games – squads

Tournament

All times local : Time zone (UTC+3)

Key to colours in group tables
Advance to the Final
Advance to the Third place match
Advance to the Fifth place match

Group stage

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Tunisia 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 5
Turkey Turkey B 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 5
France France Amateurs 3 1 0 2 2 3 −1 2
 Syria 3 0 0 3 1 4 −3 0

Tunisia won group on draw.

Turkey B Turkey2 – 1 Syria
Goal Goal Goal
France Amateurs France1 – 2 Tunisia
Goal Chakroun Goal 85'86'

Turkey B Turkey0 – 0 Tunisia
France Amateurs France1 – 0 Syria
Goal

Tunisia 1 – 0 Syria
Khouini Goal 79'
İzmir
Attendance: 60 000
France Amateurs France0 – 1Turkey Turkey B
Goal

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Yugoslavia Ol. 2 1 1 0 7 2 +5 3
 Egypt 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 2
 Greece Ol. 2 0 1 1 1 6 −5 1
 Morocco (disqualified) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Yugoslavia Ol. 6 – 1 Greece Ol.
Goal Goal Goal Goal Goal Goal Goal
Egypt 0 – 1 Morocco
Faras Goal 34'

Yugoslavia Ol. 1 – 1 Egypt
Goal Mekhaimar Goal 89'
Morocco 1 – 0 Greece Ol.
Goal

Yugoslavia Ol. 1 – 0
(Abandoned)
 Morocco
Novak Goal

Match abandoned at 1-0, Morocco walked off after two players sent off. Morocco disqualified and all their results annulled

Greece Ol. 0 – 0 Egypt

Knockout stage

Fifth place match

France Amateurs France3 – 1 Greece Ol.
Goal Goal Goal Goal

Third place match

Turkey B Turkey1 – 0 (a.e.t.) Egypt
Goal

Final

Tunisia 0 – 1 Yugoslavia Ol.
Novak Goal
İzmir
Attendance: 30 000

Tournament classification

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Yugoslavia Ol. 3 2 1 0 8 2 +6 5
2  Tunisia 4 2 1 1 3 2 +1 5
3 Turkey Turkey B 4 3 1 0 4 1 +3 7
4  Egypt 3 0 2 1 1 2 –1 2
Eliminated in the group stage
5 France France Amateurs 4 2 0 2 5 4 +1 4
6  Greece Ol. 3 0 1 2 2 9 –7 1
7  Syria 3 0 0 3 1 4 –3 0