PORT MORESBY, Jun. 11, 2016 (AMP) — Papua New Guinea 2016 : New Zealand claimed a fifth OFC Nations Cup crown after defeating Papua New Guinea 4-2 on penalties (after a 0-0 draw) in the final on Saturday afternoon at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby.
The score was still nil-all at the end of the regulation game time and overtime. The New Zealanders finally emerged the victors in the penalty shootout session by winning 4-2.
Fixtures and Results : Second Round
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)
Papua New Guinea at the OFC Nations Cup
- 4 appearances (first in 1980)
- 5 participations in the qualifications (first in 1980)
- 11 June 2016
- Port Moresby
Read on to know more on the history and origin of the Oceania Nations Cup.