1988 UEFA European Under-18 Championship

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1988 UEFA European Under-18 Championship
Tournament details
Host country Czechoslovakia
Dates 22 July - 27 July
Teams 8
Final positions
Champions  Soviet Union (5th title)
Runners-up  Portugal
Third place  East Germany
Fourth place  Spain
Tournament statistics
Matches played 10
Goals scored 26 (2.6 per match)

The UEFA European Under-18 Championship 1988 Final Tournament was held in Czechoslovakia. It also served as the European qualification for the 1989 FIFA World Youth Championship.


The following teams qualified for the tournament:


East Germany  2 – 0  Denmark
Lars Hermel Goal 15'
Uwe Jähnig Goal 38'
Referee: Joaquin Ramos Marcos (Spain)

Spain  1 – 0  Czechoslovakia
Referee: Peter Mikkelsen (Denmark)

Soviet Union  4 – 2  Norway
Referee: Ignace van Swieten (Netherlands)

Portugal  3 – 0  Netherlands
João Pinto Goal 26'
Valido Goal 41'
Folha Goal 74'
Referee: Alexey Spirin (CIS)


Places 5-8

Norway  1 – 1  Denmark
5 – 4
Referee: Zdenek Havlicek (Czechoslovakia)

Czechoslovakia  1 – 0  Netherlands
Referee: Klaus Peschel (East Germany)

Places 1-4

Spain  0 – 2  Portugal
Valido Goal 46' (g.p.)
João Pinto Goal 52'
Referee: Thorodd Presberg (Norway)

Soviet Union  3 – 0  East Germany
Referee: Jose Guedes (Portugal)

Third place match

East Germany  2 – 0  Spain
Henri Fuchs Goal 56'73'
Referee: Hubert Forstinger (Austria)


Soviet Union  3 – 1
Andrei Timochenko Goal 78'
Yuri Nikiforov Goal 102'
Oleg Salenko Goal 117'
João Pinto Goal 55'
Referee: Andrzej Libich (Poland)

 1988 UEFA European Under-18 Championship 

Soviet Union
Fifth title

Qualification to World Youth Championship

The six best performing teams qualified for the 1989 FIFA World Youth Championship.

See also

External links

  • Results by RSSSF
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