New Zealand beats New Caledonia to reach OFC Nations Cup final

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OFC Nations Cup 2016
OFC Nations Cup 2016

PORT MORESBY, Jun. 8, 2016 (AMP) — Papua New Guinea 2016 : New Zealand reached the OFC Nations Cup final for the fifth time in their history with a 1-0 win against New Caledonia (halftime: 0-0) on Wednesday afternoon at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby.

Both teams held off against each other during the first 45 minutes of the game. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with a saving goal by New Zealand forward Chris Wood in the 49th minute.

Fixtures and Results : Second Round

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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)

New Caledonia at the OFC Nations Cup

  • 6 appearances (first in 1973)
  • 7 participations in the qualifications (first in 1973)
  • Statistics: Runners-up (2008, 2012) Third Place (1973, 1980)
2016 OFC Nations Cup Poster
New Zealand
1:0
New Caledonia
1:0 (0:0)
  • 8 June 2016
  • 16:10
  • Port Moresby

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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