Very beautiful football medal , top design. The Argentine Football Association Spanish. AFA is the governing body of football in Argentina.
It organises the lower divisions of Argentine league system. To Torneo Regional Federal Amateur. The body also manages all the Argentina national teams, including the Senior. Secondly, it also organizes the amateur leagues for women. And other local leagues, as well as the national women's team.
The AFA also organised all the Primera División. , an entity which is administrated independently and has its own statute, took over the Primera División championships. Nevertheless, the Superliga is contractually linked with the main football body. The 1978 FIFA World Cup , the 11th staging of the FIFA World Cup. World championship tournament, was held in Argentina between 1 and 25 June.
The Cup was won by the Argentine. Hosts, who defeated the Netherlands. 31 in the final, after extra time. The final was held at River Plate.S home stadium, Estadio Monumental. In the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires. This win was the first World Cup title for Argentina, who became the fifth team after Uruguay. To be both hosts and world champions. Argentina, the Netherlands and Brazil were the gold, silver and bronze medalists, respectively. Iran and Tunisia made their first appearances in the tournament. This was also the last World Cup tournament to use the original inclusion of 16 teams. Since the first World Cup in 1930, only 15 teams (plus the host, who automatically qualified) had been allowed to qualify (the reigning title holders also received automatic qualification from 1934 through 2002); but for the next World Cup, in Spain, FIFA expanded that tournament to 24 teams. The official match ball was the Adidas Tango. Argentina vs Netherlands, was also controversial, as the Dutch accused the Argentines of using stalling tactics to delay the match.
The host team came out late and questioned the legality of a plaster cast on René van de Kerkhof. S wrist, which the Dutch claimed allowed tension to build in front of a hostile Buenos Aires.
Opened the scoring for the hosts before Dick Nanninga. Equalized a few minutes from the end. Had a glorious stoppage-time opportunity to win it for the Netherlands but his effort came back off the goal post. Argentina won the final 31 after extra time. Scored and Kempes, who finished as the tournament's top scorer with six goals, added his second of the day.
The Netherlands, because of the controversial game events, refused to attend the post-match ceremonies after the match ended. They had lost their second consecutive World Cup final, both times to the host nation, after losing to West Germany in 1974. Argentina won 5 games but became the first team to win the World Cup after failing to win two matches, where they had lost to Italy in the first round and drawn with Brazil in the second round. Four years later, Italy would win the next World Cup despite failing to win three games.The item "1978 FIFA World Cup football Argentina Gilt sterling silver medal RARE" is in sale since Monday, August 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Exonumia\Medals".collection" and is located in Petach Tikva. This item can be shipped worldwide.