Tournament Details


Details:
Host country: USA
Dates: 17 June 1994 - 17 July 1994
Teams: 24

Stages:
Round 1: 24 teams split in 6 groups of 4.
Group A | Group B | Group C | Group D | Group E | Group F
Round 2: 16 Team Playoff
Playoffs

Notes:
  • Brazil became the first nation to win in a penalty shootout when they beat Italy 3–2 in the shootout .
  • The total attendance of nearly 3.6 million for the final tournament remains the highest in World Cup history, despite the expansion of the competition from 24 to 32 teams (and from 52 to 64 matches) in the 1998 World Cup.


    Qualification:
          Countries qualified for World Cup       Country failed to qualify       Countries that did not enter World Cup       Country not a FIFA member
    Qualified Teams:
    Placing ELO Rating Team Coach Region
    1 1188 Brazil Carlos Alberto Parreira CONMEBOL
    2 1083 Italy Arrigo Sacchi UEFA
    3 1143 Sweden Tommy Svensson UEFA
    4 1034 Bulgaria Dimitar Penev UEFA
    5 1053 Germany Berti Vogts UEFA
    5 1040 Netherlands Dick Advocaat UEFA
    5 1023 Romania Anghel Iordanescu UEFA
    5 1056 Spain Javier Clemente UEFA
    9 1000 Argentina Alfio Basile CONMEBOL
    9 997 Belgium Paul Van Himst UEFA
    9 967 Mexico Miguel Mejía Barón CONCACAF
    9 1016 Nigeria Clemens Westerhof CAF
    9 954 Republic of Ireland Jack Charlton UEFA
    9 991 Saudi Arabia Jorge Solari AFC
    9 952 Switzerland Roy Hodgson UEFA
    9 971 USA Bora Milutinovic CONCACAF
    17 932 Bolivia Xabier Azkargorta CONMEBOL
    17 887 Cameroon Henri Michel CAF
    17 990 Colombia Francisco Maturana CONMEBOL
    17 860 Greece Alketas Panagoulias UEFA
    17 970 Korea Republic Kim Ho AFC
    17 915 Morocco Abdellah Blinda CAF
    17 995 Norway Egil Olsen UEFA
    17 983 Russia Pavel Sadyrin UEFA