OFC Nations Cup 2016 : Fiji and Vanuatu both exit OFC Nations Cup

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OFC Nations Cup 2016
OFC Nations Cup 2016

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

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Overview

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)
2016 OFC Nations Cup Poster
Fiji
2:3
Vanuatu
2:3 (0:2)
  • 4 June 2016
  • 16:00
  • Port Moresby

Group B

TeamPts
New Zealand6
Solomon Islands3
Fiji3
Vanuatu3

Matches

OFC Nations Cup History

Oceania Nations Cup History

Read on to know more on the history and origin of the Oceania Nations Cup.

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