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LG Cup (association football)

The LG Cup is an exhibition association football tournament organised by LG Electronics. LG describe the competition as a "social marketing experiment".

The first competition took place in 1997 in Tunis, Tunisia.[1]

Year Host Participants Venue(s) Winner
1997  Tunisia Stade El Menzha (Tunis)  Tunisia
1998  Iran Azadi Stadium (Tehran)  Hungary
1999  Morocco Stade Mohammed V (Casablanca)  France
2000  Iran Azadi Stadium (Tehran)  South Korea
2000  United Arab Emirates Al Nasr Stadium (Dubai)  United Arab Emirates
2001  Egypt Cairo International Stadium (Cairo)  South Korea
 Iran Azadi Stadium (Tehran)  Iran
2002  Morocco Stade Mohammed V (Casablanca)  Iran
2002  Iran Takhti Stadium (Tabriz)  Iran
2003  Nigeria National Stadium Abuja & National Stadium Lagos  Nigeria
2003  Iran Azadi Stadium (Tehran)  Uruguay
2004  Nigeria National Stadium in Lagos (Lagos)  Senegal
2004  Libya National Stadium in Lagos (Tripoli)  Libya
2005  Egypt Cairo International Stadium (Cairo)  Egypt
2006  Tunisia National Stadium "7 November Rades" (Tunis)  Uruguay
2011  Kenya Nyayo National Stadium (Nairobi)  Sudan
 Morocco Stade de Marrakech (Marrakech)  Cameroon
 Australia NIB Stadium (Perth)

Most successful national teams

Team Champions
 Iran 3
 South Korea 2
 Uruguay 2


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