World Cup 1998 Qualifiers : Fiji beats Papua New Guinea 3-1

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SUVA, Jun. 15, 1997 (AMP) — France 98 (Oceania Qualifiers) : The Fiji defeated Papua New Guinea by a score of 3-1 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 1998 FIFA World Cup on Sunday afternoon.

The result put the Fijians second in Group 2 with 3 points. Papua New Guinea is bottom with 3 points. In their next game, the Fiji will meet group leaders New Zealand on June 18, while Papua New Guinea will face the Fiji.

Fixtures and Results : 2nd Round - Group 2

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Overview

Fiji at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 4 participations in the qualifications (first in 1982)

Papua New Guinea at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 1 participation in the qualifications
1998 World Cup Poster
Fiji
3:1
Papua New Guinea
3:1 (1:0)
  • 15 June 1997
  • 14:00
  • Suva

2nd Round - Group 2

TeamPts
New Zealand6
Fiji3
Papua New Guinea3

Matches

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