Cup of Ancient Civilizations - Tehran 2001

Played in the Azadi Stadium in Tehran, Iran

Mexico, Greece, Japan and Iran were also invited but did not enter.

Semifinals [Jan 17]
Iran      2-2 Italy U-21      [3-4 pen]
  [Ali Daei 74, Mehdi Hashemi-Nasab 86; Vincenzo Areono 23, 7pen; att: 30,000] 
Egypt     0-0 China           [3-2 pen]
 [att: 30,000]

Third Place Match [Jan 19]
Iran      4-0 China
  [Ali Daei 14, Mohamadreza Mahdavi 25, Alireza Nikbakht-Vahedi 39, 
   Yadollah Akbari 83; att: 15,000]

Final [Jan 19]
Egypt     1-1 Italy U-21      [3-4 pen]
  [Hossam Hassan 85; Vincenzo Areono 72pen; att: 15,000]

Winners: Italy U-21, manager: Roberto Boninsegna

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