Football At the 2015 Pan American Games - Women's Tournament
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Football At the 2015 Pan American Games %E2%80%93 Women's Tournament
Football - Women's tournament at the
Football pictogram.svg
VenueHamilton Pan Am Soccer Stadium
DatesJuly 11 - July 25
Competitors144 from 8 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«2011
2019»

The women's football tournament at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada was held at the Hamilton Pan Am Soccer Stadium in Hamilton from July 11 to 25.[1]

For the football competition in these Games, the women competed in an eight-team tournament. The teams were grouped into two pools of four teams each for a round-robin preliminary round. The top two teams in each group advanced to a single elimination bracket. The women's competition was an open-age competition with no age restrictions.[2]

Canada were the defending champions from the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara. The gold medal was won by Brazil.

Qualification

A total of eight women's teams qualified to compete at the games. Hosts Canada and Mexico qualified automatically. The winners of the regional Caribbean and Central American championships also qualified. The top four teams at the South American Championships also qualified.[2][3]

Summary

Event Date Location Vacancies Qualified
Host Nation N/A N/A 1  Canada
Qualified automatically N/A N/A 1  Mexico
Central American Qualifier[4] May 20-26, 2014 Guatemala Guatemala 1  Costa Rica
Caribbean Qualifier August 19-26, 2014 Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 1  Trinidad and Tobago
South American Qualifier September 11-28, 2014 Ecuador Ecuador 4  Brazil
 Colombia
 Ecuador
 Argentina
Total 8

Qualified teams

The following eight teams qualified for the final tournament.

Team Appearance Previous best performance
 Canada (hosts) 5th Gold medal (2011)
 Mexico 5th Silver medal (1999)
 Costa Rica 4th Bronze medal (1999)
 Trinidad and Tobago 3rd Fifth place (1999)
 Brazil 4th Gold medal (2003, 2007)
 Colombia 2nd Fourth place (2011)
 Ecuador 2nd Seventh place (2011)
 Argentina 4th Fourth place (2011)

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
 Brazil  Colombia  Mexico

Rosters

At the start of tournament, all eight participating countries had to submit up to 18 players on their rosters.

Competition format

Tim Hortons Field (Hamilton Pan Am Soccer Stadium), was the venue for the football competitions

In the first round of the competition, teams were divided into two groups of four teams, played in round-robin format with each of the teams playing all other teams in the group once. Teams were awarded three points for a win, one point for a draw and zero points for a loss. The teams were ranked as follows:[5]

  1. Points
  2. Goal difference
  3. Goals scored
  4. Head-to-head points
  5. Drawing of lots

Following the completion of the group games, the top two teams in each group advanced to the semifinals, with the winners of one group playing the runners-up of another group. The winners of the semifinals advanced to the gold medal match and the losers advanced to the bronze medal match.[5]

All games were played in two 45-minute halves. In the medal round, if the match ended in a draw after 90 minutes, extra time was played (two 15-minute halves), followed by penalty kicks competition if the match still remained tied.[5]

First round

The official detailed schedule and draw was revealed on April 24, 2015.[6]

All times were Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4)

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Colombia 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 7 Medal round
2  Mexico 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 6
3  Trinidad and Tobago 3 0 2 1 4 6 −2 2
4  Argentina 3 0 1 2 3 7 −4 1
Source: Toronto 2015




Trinidad and Tobago 1-3 Mexico
Shade Goal 51 (pen.) Report Mayor Goal 2845
Ocampo Goal 70

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Brazil 3 3 0 0 12 1 +11 9 Medal round
2  Canada (H) 3 1 0 2 5 6 −1 3
3  Costa Rica 3 1 0 2 2 5 −3 3
4  Ecuador 3 1 0 2 5 12 −7 3
Source: Toronto 2015
(H) Host.

Canada 5-2 Ecuador
Beckie Goal 1277
Zadorsky Goal 4448
Fletcher Goal 79
Report Moreira Goal 2990

Brazil 7-1 Ecuador
Monica Goal 17
Cristiane Goal 4455677078
Maurine Goal 84
Report Pesántes Goal 5


Ecuador 2-0 Costa Rica
Real Goal 1090+1 Report

Medal round

 
SemifinalsGold medal match
 
      
 
July 22 - Hamilton
 
 
 Brazil4
 
July 25 - Hamilton
 
 Mexico2
 
 Brazil4
 
July 22 - Hamilton
 
 Colombia0
 
 Colombia1
 
 
 Canada0
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
July 24 - Hamilton
 
 
 Mexico2
 
 
 Canada1

Semifinals

Brazil 4-2 Mexico
Cristiane Goal 4
Rafaelle Goal 45+173
Romero Goal 46 (o.g.)
Report Fabiana Goal 25 (o.g.)
Rangel Goal 70

Bronze medal match

3rd, bronze medalist(s) Mexico 2-1 Canada
Ocampo Goal 29
Mayor Goal 37
Report Fleming Goal 88 (pen.)

Gold medal match

1st, gold medalist(s) Brazil 4-0 Colombia 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Formiga Goal 7
Maurine Goal 75
Alves Goal 86
Fabiana Goal 90+3
Report

Competition summary

2015 Pan American Games
women's football tournament
Tournament details
Host country Canada
CityHamilton, Ontario
Dates11-25 July 2015
Teams8 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Brazil
Runners-up Colombia
Third place Mexico
Fourth place Canada
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored55 (3.44 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Cristiane
2011
2019

Goalscorers

7 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

Final standings

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Final result
1st, gold medalist(s)  Brazil 5 5 0 0 20 3 +17 15 Gold medal
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Colombia 5 3 1 1 5 5 0 10 Silver medal
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Mexico 5 3 0 2 10 8 +2 9 Bronze medal
4  Canada (H) 5 1 0 4 6 9 −3 3 Fourth place
5  Costa Rica 3 1 0 2 2 5 −3 3 Eliminated in
First round
6  Ecuador 3 1 0 2 5 12 −7 3
7  Trinidad and Tobago 3 0 2 1 4 6 −2 2
8  Argentina 3 0 1 2 3 7 −4 1
Source: Toronto 2015
(H) Host.

References

  1. ^ "Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Ticket Program Guide" (PDF). toronto2015.org. TO2015. 20 April 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Football (Soccer)" (PDF). http://ontariosoccer.net/. Ontario Soccer. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 July 2014. Retrieved 2014. External link in |website= (help)
  3. ^ Milton, Steve (7 January 2015). "Field of teams for Pan Am soccer tournament taking shape". Hamilton Spectator. Hamilton, Canada. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ "Costa Rica women secure Pan American Games spot". concacaf.com/. Concacaf. 27 May 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  5. ^ a b c "Sport Technical manual Football (Soccer)". scribd.com. TO2015. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ Campbell, Morgan (24 April 2015). "Pan Am Soccer draw set: Canadian men to tackle Brazil". Toronto Star. Toronto, Canada. Retrieved 2015.

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