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Friday List of Little or No Consequence #219




Country File


21 International Teams And The First Opponents They Faced In An Official Match

1. Argentina: v Uruguay (won 3-2, 1901)
2. Australia: v New Zealand (lost 3-1, 1922)
3. Brazil: v Argentina (lost 3-0, 1914)
4. Canada: v Australia (lost 3-2, 1924)
5. Cameroon: v Djibouti (won 9-2, 1960)
6. China: v Finland (lost 4-0, 1952)
7. Egypt: v Italy (lost 4-2, 1928)
8. France: v Belgium (drew 3-3, 1904)
9. Germany: v Switzerland (lost 5-3, 1908)
10. Ireland: v Bulgaria (as Irish Free State, won 1-0, 1924)
11. Israel: v USA (lost 3-1, 1948)
12. Italy: v France (won 6-2, 1910)
13. Japan: v Republic of China / Chinese Taipei (lost 5-0, 1917)
14. Mexico: v Guatemala (won 3-2, 1923)
15. Morocco: v Iraq (drew 3-3, 1957)
16. Netherlands: v Belgium (won 4-1, 1905)
17. Portugal: v Spain (lost 3-1, 1921)
18. South Korea: v Mexico (won 5-3, 1948)
19. Spain: v Denmark (won 1-0, 1920)
20. Tunisia: v Algeria (lost 2-1, 1957)
21. USA: v Sweden (won 3-2, 1916)

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