2013 OFC U-20 Championship

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2013 OFC U-20 Championship
Tournament details
Host country Fiji
Dates 21–29 March
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  New Zealand (5th title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 10
Goals scored 52 (5.2 per match)
Top scorer(s) Fiji Rusiate Matarerega
Best player New Zealand Louis Fenton
New Zealand 2011
2014

The 2013 OFC U-20 Championship is the 19th edition of the OFC Under 20 Qualifying Tournament, the biennial football championship of Oceania (OFC). The competition is currently being held at two venues in Fiji, from the 21 to 29 March, with the winner qualifying as Oceania's representative at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

New Zealand are the current title holders

Participating teams[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 2013 OFC U-20 Championship squads.

Venues[edit]

Four matchdays will be held at Churchill Park in Lautoka with the last matchday being held at Govind Park in Ba.

Group stage[edit]

The competition draw was conducted on February 8 at the headquarters of the Oceania confederation in Auckland, New Zealand.[1]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 New Zealand 4 4 0 0 13 2 +11 12
 Fiji 4 3 0 1 8 8 0 9
 Vanuatu 4 2 0 2 12 7 +5 6
 New Caledonia 4 1 0 3 15 13 +2 3
 Papua New Guinea 4 0 0 4 4 22 –18 0
21 March 2013
14:00 UTC+12
Fiji  3 – 2  Vanuatu
Rao Goal 58'
Qasevakatini Goal 68'
Matarerega Goal 84'
Report Damalip Goal 5'
Manuhi Goal 23'
Churchull Park, Lautoka
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Norbert Hauata (Tahiti)
21 March 2013
16:30 UTC+12
Papua New Guinea  0 – 5  New Zealand
[1] Fenton Goal 5' (pen.)11'
Watson Goal 44'
Higham Goal 79'
Boyd Goal 81' (pen.)
Churchull Park, Lautoka
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Gerald Oiaka (Solomon Islands)

23 March 2013
14:00 UTC+12
Vanuatu  0 – 1  New Zealand
[2] Elia Goal 23'
Churchull Park, Lautoka
Attendance: 2,300
Referee: Bertrand Billon (New Caledonia)
23 March 2013
16:30 UTC+12
Fiji  3 – 2  New Caledonia
Nakalevu Goal 9'
Matarerega Goal 33'43'
[3] Waelua Goal 28'
Wadriako Goal 88'
Churchull Park, Lautoka
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Kader Zitouni (Tahiti)

25 March 2013
14:00 UTC+12
New Zealand  3 – 2  New Caledonia
Fenton Goal 29' (pen.)
Elia Goal 51'
Turner Goal 56'
[4] Xalite Goal 17'
Wadriako Goal 25'
Churchull Park, Lautoka
Attendance: 500
Referee: Salesh Sand (Fiji)
25 March 2013
16:30 UTC+12
Vanuatu  6 – 1  Papua New Guinea
Damalip Goal 25'44'58'
Shem Goal 48'
Tasso Goal 64'
Tabilip Goal 88'
[5] Aisa Goal 1'
Churchull Park, Lautoka
Attendance: 500
Referee: Norbert Hauata (Tahiti)

27 March 2013
14:00 UTC+12
New Caledonia  9 – 3  Papua New Guinea
Xalite Goal 24' (pen.)30'
Bob Goal 28'61'
Ranchain Goal 57'64'
Decoire Goal 71'
Nonmeu Goal 72'
Wadra Goal 77'
Report Awele Goal 4'
Komolong Goal 19'
Airem Goal 39'
27 March 2013
16:30 UTC+12
New Zealand  4 – 0  Fiji
Fenton Goal 48' (pen.)
Howieson Goal 67'
Watson Goal 69'
Thomas Goal 83'
[6]
Churchull Park, Lautoka
Referee: Bertrand Billon (New Caledonia)

29 March 2013
14:00 UTC+12
Papua New Guinea  0 – 2  Fiji
[7] Matarerega Goal 13'39'
Govind Park, Ba
Referee: Kader Zitouni (Tahiti)
29 March 2013
16:30 UTC+12
New Caledonia  2 – 4  Vanuatu
Waelua Goal 69'
Goal 84' (o.g.)
[8] Kaltack Goal 9'51'64'
Tari Goal 73'
Govind Park, Ba
Referee: Salesh Sand (Fiji)

Awards[edit]

The Golden Ball Award is awarded to the most outstanding player of the tournament. The Golden Glove Award is awarded to the best goalkeeper of the tournament. The Golden Boot Award is awarded to the top scorer of the tournament. The Fair Play Award is awarded to the team with the best disciplinary record at the tournament.

Award Recipient [2]
Golden Ball New Zealand Louis Fenton
Golden Glove New Zealand Max Crocombe
Golden Boot Fiji Rusiate Matarerega (5 goals)
Fair Play Award Vanuatu Vanuatu

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.oceaniafootball.com/ofc/News/ViewArticle/tabid/125/Article/bae74b6a-ef90-490e-bb7a-3ee7dd6ab321/language/en-US/Default.aspx
  2. ^ Oceania Football Confederation. "Kiwi duo add to accolades". oceaniafootball.com. 

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