2000 OFC Nations Cup
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2000 OFC Nations Cup

2000 OFC Nations Cup
2000 Coupe d'Océanie des nations
2000 OFC Aibu te Fenua
Tournament details
Host countryTahiti
Dates19-28 June
Teams6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Australia
Runners-up New Zealand
Third place Solomon Islands
Fourth place Vanuatu
Tournament statistics
Matches played10
Goals scored48 (4.8 per match)
Top scorer(s)Australia Craig Foster
Australia Clayton Zane
(5 goals each)
1998
2002

The 2000 OFC Nations Cup was held in Papeete, Tahiti. The six participating teams were Australia and New Zealand who qualified as of right, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu who qualified from the Melanesia Cup, the Cook Islands and Tahiti who qualified from the Polynesia Cup. Australia beat New Zealand 2-0 in the final. The Solomon Islands beat Vanuatu 2-1 for third place.

Fiji qualified to this edition but then withdrew due to the 2000 Fijian coup d'état and was replaced by Vanuatu.

Qualification

2000 Melanesia Cup

Team P W D L GF GA Pts
1  Fiji 4 3 1 0 13 4 10
2  Solomon Islands 4 2 1 1 10 9 7
3  Vanuatu 4 2 0 2 12 7 6
4  New Caledonia 4 2 0 2 11 11 6
5  Papua New Guinea 4 0 0 4 4 19 0

Solomon Islands and Vanuatu* qualified.

  • Fiji were replaced by Vanuatu due to civil unrest taking place in Fiji.

2000 Polynesia Cup

Team P W D L GF GA Pts
1  Tahiti 4 4 0 0 30 2 12
2  Cook Islands 4 3 0 1 8 5 9
3  Samoa 4 2 0 2 13 6 6
4  Tonga 4 1 0 3 4 15 3
5  American Samoa 4 0 0 4 2 29 0

Tahiti and Cook Islands qualified.

Group stage

Group A

Team P W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Australia 2 2 0 0 23 0 +23 6
2  Solomon Islands 2 1 0 1 5 7 -2 3
3  Cook Islands 2 0 0 2 1 22 -21 0
Australia 17-0 Cook Islands
Agostino Goal 1868
Muscat Goal 2145 (pen.)
Tiatto Goal 24
Foster Goal 30425180
Zdrilic Goal 3565
Lazaridis Goal 55
Popovic Goal 60
Corica Goal 70
Zane Goal 828789
[1]
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Ronan Leaustic (Tahiti)

Solomon Islands 5-1 Cook Islands
Suri Goal 33
Menapi Goal 47
Samani Goal 63
Omokirio Goal 74
Koto Goal 88
[2] Shepherd Goal 55
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Harry Attison (Vanuatu)

Australia 6-0 Solomon Islands
Chipperfield Goal 6
Zane Goal 1335
Omokirio Goal 36 (o.g.)
Muscat Goal 39 (pen.)
Cardozo Goal 43
[3]
Attendance: 300
Referee: Joakim Sosongan (Papua New Guinea)

Group B

Team P W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  New Zealand 2 2 0 0 5 1 +4 6
2  Vanuatu 2 1 0 1 4 5 -1 3
3  Tahiti 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3 0
Attendance: 1,000

Attendance: 500

Attendance: 300

Knockout stage

Semifinals

Attendance: 300
Attendance: 500

Third place match

Attendance: 300

Final

Attendance: 300
Referee: Harry Attison (Vanuatu)

Goalscorers

5 goals
4 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

External links

  • RSSSF Accessed 21 February 2010.

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