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Colombia


Federation founded: 1924
FIFA member since: 1936

 
WORLD CUP HISTORY
1930 - Did not participate
1934 - Did not participate
1938 - Did not participate
1950 - Did not participate
1954 - Did not participate
1958 - Did not qualify
1962 - First round exit
1966 - Did not qualify
1970 - Did not qualify
1974 - Did not qualify
1978 - Did not qualify
1982 - Did not qualify
1986 - Did not qualify
1990 - Second round exit
1994 - First round exit
1998 - First round exit
2002 - Did not qualify
2006 - Did not qualify

 
STATISTICS
Played
13
Won
3
Drawn
2
Lost
8
Goals for
14
Goals against
23
Points
11
Colombia are 36th on the all-time table.

 
TEAM RECORDS
Biggest victory:
2-0 vs UAE in 1990 and Switzerland in 1994.
Biggest defeat:
0-5 vs Yugoslavia in 1962.
Overall topscorers:
Adolfo Valencia and Bernardo Redin, 2 goals
Most appearances:
Carlos Valderrama and Fredy Rincon, 10 matches
Hosted the World Cup:
Never

 
GREATEST PLAYERS
Carlos Valderrama

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

1930 to 1954

COLOMBIA did not participate
in the qualifying rounds.

1958

(CONMEBOL Group 3)
16.Jun 57 COLOMBIA 1-1 Uruguay 20.Jun 57 COLOMBIA 2-3 Paraguay 30.Jun 57 Uruguay 1-0 COLOMBIA 07.Jul 57 Paraguay 3-0 COLOMBIA
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Paraguay 4 3 0 1 11- 4 6 2.Uruguay 4 2 1 1 4- 6 5 3.COLOMBIA 4 0 1 3 3- 8 1 COLOMBIA failed to qualify for Sweden 1958

1962

(CONMEBOL Group 3)
30.Apr 61 COLOMBIA 1-0 Peru 07.May 61 Peru 1-1 COLOMBIA
COLOMBIA qualified for Chile 1962.

1966

(CONMEBOL Group 2)
20.Jul 65 COLOMBIA 0-1 Ecuador 25.Jul 65 Ecuador 2-0 COLOMBIA 01.Aug 65 Chile 7-2 COLOMBIA 07.Aug 65 COLOMBIA 2-0 Chile
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Chile 4 2 1 1 12- 7 5 Ecuador 4 2 1 1 6- 5 5 3.COLOMBIA 4 1 0 3 4-10 2 COLOMBIA failed to qualify for England 1966.

1970

(CONMEBOL Group 2)
27.Jul 69 COLOMBIA 3-0 Venezuela 02.Aug 69 Venezuela 1-1 COLOMBIA 06.Aug 69 COLOMBIA 0-2 Brazil 10.Aug 69 COLOMBIA 0-1 Paraguay 21.Aug 69 Brazil 6-2 COLOMBIA 24.Aug 69 Paraguay 2-1 COLOMBIA
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Brazil 6 6 0 0 23- 2 12 2.Paraguay 6 4 0 2 6- 5 8 3.COLOMBIA 6 1 1 4 7-12 3 4.Venezuela 6 0 1 5 1-18 1 COLOMBIA failed to qualify for Mexico 1970.

1974

(CONMEBOL Group 1)
21.Jun 73 COLOMBIA 1-1 Ecuador 24.Jun 73 COLOMBIA 0-0 Uruguay 28.Jun 73 Ecuador 1-1 COLOMBIA 05.Jul 73 Uruguay 0-1 COLOMBIA
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Uruguay 4 2 1 1 6- 2 5 2.COLOMBIA 4 1 3 0 3- 2 5 3.Ecuador 4 0 2 2 3- 8 2 COLOMBIA failed to qualify for West Germany 1974.

1978

(CONMEBOL First round - Group A)
20.Feb 77 COLOMBIA 0-0 Brazil 24.Feb 77 COLOMBIA 0-1 Paraguay 06.Mar 77 Paraguay 1-1 COLOMBIA 09.Mar 77 Brazil 6-0 COLOMBIA
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Brazil 4 2 2 0 8- 1 6 2.Paraguay 4 1 2 1 3- 3 4 3.COLOMBIA 4 0 2 2 1- 8 2 COLOMBIA failed to qualify for Argentina 1978.

1982

(CONMEBOL Group 2)
26.Jul 81 COLOMBIA 1-1 Peru 09.Aug 81 Uruguay 3-2 COLOMBIA 16.Aug 81 Peru 2-0 COLOMBIA 13.Sep 81 COLOMBIA 1-1 Uruguay
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Peru 4 2 2 0 5- 2 6 2.Uruguay 4 1 2 1 5- 5 4 3.COLOMBIA 4 0 2 2 4- 7 2 COLOMBIA failed to qualify for Spain 1982.

1986

(CONMEBOL Group 1)
26.May 85 COLOMBIA 1-0 Peru 02.Jun 85 COLOMBIA 1-3 Argentina 09.Jun 85 Peru 0-0 COLOMBIA 16.Jun 85 Argentina 1-0 COLOMBIA 23.Jun 85 Venezuela 2-2 COLOMBIA 30.Jun 85 COLOMBIA 2-0 Venezuela
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Argentina 6 4 1 1 12- 6 9 2.Peru 6 3 2 1 8- 4 8 3.COLOMBIA 6 2 2 2 6- 6 6 4.Venezuela 6 0 1 5 5-15 1 Peru and COLOMBIA advanced to South American play-offs. South American play-offs (First round)
27.Oct 85 Paraguay 3-0 COLOMBIA 03.Nov 85 COLOMBIA 2-1 Paraguay
COLOMBIA failed to qualify for Mexico 1986.

1990

(CONMEBOL Group 2)
20.Aug 89 COLOMBIA 2-0 Ecuador 27.Aug 89 Paraguay 2-1 COLOMBIA 03.Sep 89 Ecuador 0-0 COLOMBIA 17.Sep 89 COLOMBIA 2-1 Paraguay
P W D L Gls Pts 1.COLOMBIA 4 2 1 1 5- 3 5 2.Paraguay 4 2 0 2 6- 7 4 3.Ecuador 4 1 1 2 4- 5 3 COLOMBIA required to play off with the winner of the Oceania/Israel pool for one spot in the World Cup.
15.Oct 89 COLOMBIA 1-0 Israel 30.Oct 89 Israel 0-0 COLOMBIA
COLOMBIA qualified for Italy 1990.

1994

(CONMEBOL Group 1)
01.Aug 93 COLOMBIA 0-0 Paraguay 08.Aug 93 Peru 0-1 COLOMBIA 18.Aug 93 COLOMBIA 2-1 Argentina 22.Aug 93 Paraguay 1-1 COLOMBIA 29.Aug 93 COLOMBIA 4-0 Peru 05.Sep 93 Argentina 0-5 COLOMBIA
P W D L Gls Pts 1.COLOMBIA 6 4 2 0 13- 2 10 2.Argentina 6 3 1 2 7- 9 7 3.Paraguay 6 1 4 1 6- 7 6 4.Peru 6 0 1 5 4-12 1 COLOMBIA qualified for USA 1994.

1998

(CONMEBOL league)
24.Apr 96 COLOMBIA 1-0 Paraguay 02.Jun 96 Peru 1-1 COLOMBIA 07.Jul 96 COLOMBIA 3-1 Uruguay 01.Sep 96 COLOMBIA 4-1 Chile 09.Oct 96 Ecuador 0-1 COLOMBIA 10.Nov 96 Bolivia 2-2 COLOMBIA 15.Dec 96 Venezuela 0-2 COLOMBIA 12.Feb 97 COLOMBIA 0-1 Argentina 02.Apr 97 Paraguay 2-1 COLOMBIA 30.Apr 97 COLOMBIA 0-1 Peru 08.Jun 97 Uruguay 1-1 COLOMBIA 05.Jul 97 Chile 4-1 COLOMBIA 20.Jul 97 COLOMBIA 1-0 Ecuador 20.Aug 97 COLOMBIA 3-0 Bolivia 10.Sep 97 COLOMBIA 1-0 Venezuela 16.Nov 97 Argentina 1-1 COLOMBIA
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Argentina 16 8 6 2 23-13 30 2.Paraguay 16 9 2 5 21-14 29 3.COLOMBIA 16 8 4 4 23-15 28 4.Chile 16 7 4 5 32-18 25 5.Peru 16 7 4 5 19-20 25 6.Ecuador 16 6 3 7 22-21 21 7.Uruguay 16 6 3 7 18-21 21 8.Bolivia 16 4 5 7 18-21 17 9.Venezuela 16 0 3 13 8-41 3 COLOMBIA qualified for France 1998.

2002

(CONMEBOL league)
28.Mar 00 COLOMBIA 0-0 Brazil 26.Apr 00 Bolivia 1-1 COLOMBIA 04.Jun 00 COLOMBIA 3-0 Venezuela 29.Jun 00 COLOMBIA 1-3 Argentina 19.Jul 00 Peru 0-1 COLOMBIA 25.Jul 00 Ecuador 0-0 COLOMBIA 15.Aug 00 COLOMBIA 1-0 Uruguay 02.Sep 00 Chile 0-1 COLOMBIA 07.Oct 00 COLOMBIA 0-2 Paraguay 15.Nov 00 Brazil 1-0 COLOMBIA 27.Mar 01 COLOMBIA 2-0 Bolivia 24.Apr 01 Venezuela 2-2 COLOMBIA 03.Jun 01 Argentina 3-0 COLOMBIA 16.Aug 01 COLOMBIA 0-1 Peru 05.Sep 01 COLOMBIA 0-0 Ecuador 07.Oct 01 Uruguay 1-1 COLOMBIA 07.Nov 01 COLOMBIA 3-1 Chile 14.Nov 01 Paraguay 0-4 COLOMBIA
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Argentina 18 13 4 1 42-15 43 2.Ecuador 18 9 4 5 23-20 31 3.Brazil 18 9 3 6 31-17 30 4.Paraguay 18 9 3 6 29-23 30 5.Uruguay 18 7 6 5 19-13 27 6.COLOMBIA 18 7 6 5 20-15 27 7.Bolivia 18 4 6 8 21-33 18 8.Peru 18 4 4 10 14-25 16 9.Venezuela 18 5 1 12 18-44 16 10.Chile 18 3 3 12 15-27 12 COLOMBIA failed to qualify for Korea/Japan 2002.

2006

(CONMEBOL league)
07.Sep 03 COLOMBIA 1-2 Brazil 10.Sep 03 Bolivia 4-0 COLOMBIA 15.Nov 03 COLOMBIA 0-1 Venezuela 19.Nov 03 COLOMBIA 1-1 Argentina 31.Mar 04 Peru 0-2 COLOMBIA 02.Jun 04 Ecuador 2-1 COLOMBIA 06.Jun 04 COLOMBIA 5-0 Uruguay 05.Sep 04 Chile 0-0 COLOMBIA 09.Oct 04 COLOMBIA 1-1 Paraguay 13.Oct 04 Brazil 0-0 COLOMBIA 17.Nov 04 COLOMBIA 1-0 Bolivia 26.Mar 05 Venezuela 0-0 COLOMBIA 30.Mar 05 Argentina 1-0 COLOMBIA 04.Jun 05 COLOMBIA 5-0 Peru 08.Jun 05 COLOMBIA 3-0 Ecuador 04.Sep 05 Uruguay 3-2 COLOMBIA 08.Oct 05 COLOMBIA 1-1 Chile 12.Oct 05 Paraguay 0-1 COLOMBIA
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Brazil 18 9 7 2 35-17 34 2.Argentina 18 10 4 4 29-17 34 3.Ecuador 18 8 4 6 23-19 28 4.Paraguay 18 8 4 6 23-23 28 5.Uruguay 18 6 7 5 23-28 25 6.COLOMBIA 18 6 6 6 24-16 24 7.Chile 18 5 7 6 18-22 22 8.Venezuela 18 5 3 10 20-28 18 9.Peru 18 4 6 8 20-28 18 10.Bolivia 18 4 2 12 20-37 14 COLOMBIA failed to qualify for Germany 2006.



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