PORT MORESBY, Jun. 4, 2016 (AMP) — Papua New Guinea 2016 : Vanuatu defeated the Fiji by a score of 3-2 (halftime: 2-0), in a OFC Nations Cup group stage game on Saturday afternoon at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby.
Vanuatu dominated the first half thanks to goals from Fred ('19) and Masauvakalo ('41). Leading 2-0 at the break, the Vanuatuans further widened their lead in the second period with a goal by B. Kaltack on penalty in the 75th minute.Both teams are eliminated.
Fixtures and Results : Group B
Fiji at the OFC Nations Cup
- 8 appearances (first in 1973)
- 8 participations in the qualifications (first in 1973)
- Statistics: Third Place (1998, 2008) Fourth Place (1980)
Vanuatu at the OFC Nations Cup
- 7 appearances (first in 1998)
- 7 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)
- Statistics: Fourth Place (2000, 2002, 2008)
- 4 June 2016
- Port Moresby
Read on to know more on the history and origin of the Oceania Nations Cup.