New Zealand and Solomon Islands qualify for the semi-finals

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OFC Nations Cup 2016
OFC Nations Cup 2016

PORT MORESBY, Jun. 4, 2016 (AMP) — Papua New Guinea 2016 : New Zealand defeated the Solomon Islands by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a OFC Nations Cup group stage game on Saturday night at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby.

The Solomon Islands made the New Zealanders doubt themselves for forty-five minutes. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with a saving goal by Adams with just 10 minutes remaining in regulation time.

New Zealand and Solomon Islands both advance to the Semifinals.

Fixtures and Results : Group B

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Overview

New Zealand at the OFC Nations Cup

  • 4 titles (1973, 1998, 2002, 2008)
  • 10 appearances (first in 1973)
  • 10 participations in the qualifications (first in 1973)
  • Statistics: Champions (1973, 1998, 2002, 2008) Runners-up (2000) Third Place (2012)

Solomon Islands at the OFC Nations Cup

  • 7 appearances (first in 1980)
  • 7 participations in the qualifications (first in 1980)
  • Statistics: Runners-up (2004) Third Place (2000) Fourth Place (2012)
2016 OFC Nations Cup Poster
New Zealand
1:0
Solomon Islands
1:0 (0:0)
  • 4 June 2016
  • 19:00
  • Port Moresby

Group B

TeamPts
New Zealand9
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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