Kirin Cup (World Soccer) 1993

Japan Football Association Logo 1931-2016 [Reference: 1]

Final Table

PWDLFAPts
Hungary (C)2110104
Japan2101323
USA2011131
Kirin Cup (World Soccer) 1993 [Reference: Compiled from Results in 2]

Results

DateVenueHome TeamAway Team
07.03.1993FukuokaJapan0Hungary1
10.03.1993NagoyaHungary0USA0
14.03.1993TokyoJapan3USA1
Kirin Cup (World Soccer) 1993 [Reference: 2]

Report

Hungary won the Kirin Cup in Japan in 1993 with a 1-0 victory over the hosts followed by a 0-0 draw with the United States of America. Japan finished runners-up in the three-team tournament with a 3-1 win over USA.

The Kirin Cup in Japan in 1993 was similar to the US Cup in USA in 1992 and 1993 in that it was a way of promoting Soccer in the two countries prior to the establishment of Professional Leagues (J League in Japan and MLS – Major League Soccer in USA) and the hosting of World Cups (USA ’94 and Japan 2002).

References

Newspapers

[1] Anon. (1992) “Results Service” World Soccer. May 1993. pg. 59

Images

[2] Fandom Logos (1992) Japan_Football_Association_Logo [Internet] Available from: https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/logopedia/images/0/03/Japan_Football_Association_Logo.svg/revision/latest/scale-to-width-down/250?cb=20190724033954 %5BAccessed 4 October 2020]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Rose McCabe, Gabriel McCloyne, Ciaran Simms, Peter Lemass, Cathal Gallagher, Paul Foley, Gerry Tully and Paul Leech.

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 4 October 2020

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and Eirball 2020

You may quote this document in part provided that proper acknowledgement is given to the authors. All Rights Reserved.Advertisementsabout:blankREPORT THIS AD

Leave a Reply