AUCKLAND, Jul. 14, 2002 (AMP) — New Zealand 2002 : Tahiti secured the consolation of third place at the 2002 OFC Nations Cup with a 1-0 win against Vanuatu (halftime: 0-0) on Sunday at the Ericsson Stadium in Auckland.
45 minutes of play and neither the Tahitians nor the Vanuatuans have managed to pull ahead. 0-0 at half time. Everything was settled in the second period with a saving goal by Auraa in the 65th minute.
Fixtures and Results : Second Round
Tahiti at the OFC Nations Cup
- 6 appearances (first in 1973)
- 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1973)
- Statistics: Runners-up (1973, 1980, 1996) Fourth Place (1998)
Vanuatu at the OFC Nations Cup
- 3 appearances (first in 1998)
- 3 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)
- Statistics: Fourth Place (2000)
- 14 July 2002
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