World Cup XVI

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World Cup XVI
Tournament details
Host India
Season(s) Seasons 44-45
17 Dec. 2010 - 8 July 2011
Teams 124
Final positions
Champions Flag of Danmark.PNG
Danmark
Runner-up  Sverige
Semi-finalists  Polska
 Malaysia 
Tournament statistics
Matches played 927 
Goals scored Adam Wala
8 goals
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The Sixteenth World Cup tournament took place from 13 May 2011 to 8 July 2011 held in India.

Starting 17 December 2010, 124 national teams (no new entrants) played a total of 840 matches in the 16 groups of qualification in order to define the 32 participants to the final stage. In this tournament the host country India failed to qualify.

In semi-finals, Sverige defeated Polska 2-1 and Danmark easily beat Malaysia 0-4. Final was a Scandinavian affair and the Danes proved stronger than the Swedes, scoring the winning goal 10 minutes from the end of the game.

Polska player Adam Wala was top scorer with 8 goals.

Group Stage

Round I (Qualification)

This round started on 17/12/2010 at 20:00.

Group #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8
Group 1 Norway Russia Brazil Bosnia & Herzegovina Kenya Wales Venezuela
Group 2 Bolivia Belarus Oceania Hong Kong France Azerbaijan Ivory Coast
Group 3 Moldova Singapore Albania South Africa United Arab Emirates Brunei Iraq
Group 4 Sweden Malaysia Cape Verde India Georgia Suriname Ecuador
Group 5 Switzerland Spain Malta Canada North Macedonia Qatar Trinidad & Tobago Dominican Republic
Group 6 Portugal Uruguay Lithuania Indonesia Faroe Islands Tanzania Andorra Saudi Arabia
Group 7 Italy USA Scotland Finland Armenia Angola Bangladesh Maldives
Group 8 Netherlands Honduras Algeria Egypt Bulgaria Mozambique Panama Senegal
Group 9 Thailand Czech Republic Cyprus Slovakia Nicaragua Estonia Kampuchea Morocco
Group 10 Denmark Chile Austria Iran Japan Bahrain Uganda Kyrgyzstan
Group 11 Hungary China Croatia Kuwait El Salvador South Korea Ghana Jordan
Group 12 Israel Turkey Mexico Peru Republic of Ireland Kazakhstan Belgium Costa Rica
Group 13 Serbia England Ukraine Romania Barbados Mongolia Tunisia Jamaica
Group 14 Liechtenstein Poland Colombia Guatemala Greece Pakistan Oman Syria
Group 15 Luxembourg Slovenia Germany Benin Vietnam Iceland Lebanon Montenegro
Group 16 Argentina Latvia Nigeria Philippines Paraguay Northern Ireland Yemen Taiwan


Round II

This round started on 13/05/2011 at 20:00 and was played in India.

Group 1

Team Pts GD
 Danmark 7 4
 Singapore 6 1
 Moldova 3 -1
 Slovenija 1 -4

Group 2

Team Pts GD
 Italia 9 9
 Rossiya 6 3
 USA 3 -2
 Bolivia 0 -10

Group 3

Team Pts GD
 Magyarország 6 3
 Norge 6 1
 Uruguay 3 1
 Belarus 3 -5

Group 4

Team Pts GD
 Polska 7 2
 Sverige 6 2
 Lëtzebuerg 4 0
 Türkiye 0 -4

Group 5

Team Pts GD
 Argentina 9 5
 England 4 -1
 Schweiz 2 -1
 Honduras 1 -3

Group 6

Team Pts GD
 Nederland 9 6
 Malaysia 6 3
 Israel 3 -2
 China 0 -7

Group 7

Team Pts GD
 Prathet Thai 6 1
 Portugal 4 0
 Latvija 4 0
 España 3 -1

Group 8

Team Pts GD
 Liechtenstein 5 3
 Česká republika 4 1
 Srbija 4 -2
 Chile 2 -2


Round III

This round started on 17/06/2011 at 20:00 and was played in India.

Group 1

Team Pts GD
 Rossiya 6 +4
 Italia 6 +3
 England 3 -1
 Liechtenstein 3 -6

Group 2

Team Pts GD
 Nederland 6 +2
 Malaysia 6 +2
 Portugal 6 0
 Prathet Thai 0 -4

Group 3

Team Pts GD
 Sverige 7 +2
 Argentina 5 +4
 Magyarország 4 +2
 Česká republika 0 -8

Group 4

Team Pts GD
 Polska 9 +5
 Danmark 6 +4
 Norge 3 -1
 Singapore 0 -8


Round IV

This round started on 27/06/2011 at 20:00 and was played in India.

Group 1

Team Pts GD
 Danmark 9 +4
 Polska 6 +2
 Argentina 1 -2
 Nederland 1 -4

Group 2

Team Pts GD
 Sverige 6 +5
 Malaysia 6 0
 Italia 3 -1
 Rossiya 3 -4


Knockout Stage

Semi-finals   Final
           
08 July 2011 - Salt Lake Stadium      
  Sverige  2
10 July 2011 - Swatantra Hind Stadium
  Polska  1  
  Sverige  1
08 July 2011 - Swatantra Hind Stadium
      Danmark  2
  Malaysia  0
 
  Danmark  4  


Semi-Finals

This round started on 08/07/2011 at 20:00 and was played in India.

ID Match Result
(333455448)  Sverige 2 - 1  Polska
(333455449)  Malaysia 0 - 4  Danmark


Final

This round started on 10/07/2011 at 20:00 and was played in India.

ID Match Result
(333989941)  Danmark 2 - 1  Sverige


HT Announcements

03/12/2010 And the host of the World Cup XVI is?
applicant countries
  • Albania 6 pts
  • Venezuela 14 pts
  • Yemen 16,5 pts
  • Hungary 19 pts

And so the winner is… drum roll…

India by a hair with 19,5 points.

Once again a very close battle between all countries! A total of 274 302 votes were casted by the community this time around. We look forward to seeing and participating in all the activities planned by the Indian community.

To all the countries who threw their hat into the ring, thank you for your great work and dedication. To the others, maybe next season we will have the pleasure of seeing what you are capable of!

10/07/2011 Congrats Denmark!
In a very tight game that ended with the score 2-1, Denmark, lead by national team coach Junker, beat Sweden in the XVI World Cup final!

We'd also like the recognize the magnificent work that the community of India has done in organizing this competition and animating the World Cup forum for this entire 2 seasons. Thank you for your hard work!


World Cup

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U-20 World Cup

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