Women's football at the 2007 South Pacific Games

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Women's Football at the Pacific Games 2007
Tournament details
Host country Samoa
Dates 25 August – 7 September
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Papua New Guinea (2nd title)
Runners-up  Tonga
Third place  Fiji
Fourth place  Tahiti
Tournament statistics
Matches played 20
Goals scored 55 (2.75 per match)
Top scorer(s) Papua New Guinea Lydia Banabas
(8 goals)
2003
2011

The 2007 Pacific Games women's football tournament was the second edition of Pacific Games women's football tournament. The competition was held in Samoa from 25 August to 7 September 2011 with the final played at the Toleafoa J.S. Blatter Complex in Apia.

This tournament was the first stage of qualification for the 2008 Olympic Games Women's Football Tournament. Vanuatu was listed as an entrant initially, but withdrew before the draw.

Group seedings[edit]

Group A Group B

Note: Rankings shown are as of March 2007.

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Fiji 4 4 0 0 11 1 +10 12
 Papua New Guinea 4 3 0 1 14 2 +12 9
 Solomon Islands 4 1 1 2 4 8 −4 4
 Cook Islands 4 0 2 2 4 10 −6 2
 American Samoa 4 0 1 3 1 13 −12 1

25 August 2007
12:30 UTC-11
Papua New Guinea  6 – 0  American Samoa
Konalalai Goal 41' Goal 45+1'
Siniu Goal 44'
Banabas Goal 55'
Midi Goal 68' Alau Goal 89'
Report
25 August 2007
12:30 UTC-11
Fiji  4 – 1  Cook Islands
Ratu Goal 17'
Vatulili Goal 57' Goal 70'
Regu Goal 78'
Report Patia Goal 81'

28 August 2007
18:00 UTC-11
Papua New Guinea  4 – 0  Solomon Islands
Banabas Goal 12' Goal 44'
Agunam Goal 65' Goal 72'
Report

30 August 2007
12:30 UTC-11
American Samoa  0 – 3  Fiji
Report Kurikaba Goal 45+3'
Moce Goal 55' Goal 72'

1 September 2007
15:00 UTC-11
Papua New Guinea  0 – 1  Fiji
Report Vanua Goal 14'

3 September 2007
10:00 UTC-11
Solomon Islands  0 – 3  Fiji
Report Adiela Kurikaba Goal 11' Goal 49' Goal 64'

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Tahiti 3 2 1 0 6 0 +6 7
 Tonga 3 1 2 0 2 0 +2 5
 Samoa 3 1 1 1 2 4 −2 4
 New Caledonia 3 0 0 3 0 6 −6 0

30 August 2007
12:30 UTC-11
Tonga  2 – 0  New Caledonia
Feke Goal 47' Goal 87' Report
30 August 2007
18:00 UTC-11
Tahiti  4 – 0  Samoa
Hauata Goal 31'
Bryce Goal 31' (o.g.)
Mimosa Marmouyet Goal 45+2'
Maima Marmouyet Goal 88'
Report

1 September 2007
10:00 UTC-11
Tahiti  0 – 0  Tonga
Report

3 September 2007
18:00 UTC-11
New Caledonia  0 – 2  Tahiti
Report Hauata Goal 60' Goal 78'

Note: while all other groups had the two final matches played simultaneously, this was not the case here.

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

5 September 2007
12:30 UTC-11
Fiji  0 – 1  Tonga
Report Feke Goal 80' (pen.)
5 September 2007
20:30 UTC-11
Papua New Guinea  5 – 0  Tahiti
Midi Goal 55'
Banabas Goal 62' Goal 65'
Alau Goal 80'
Winas Goal 85'
Report

Bronze medal match[edit]

7 September 2007
15:00 UTC-11
Fiji  1 – 0 Tahiti 
Vatulili Goal 49' Report

Gold medal match[edit]

7 September 2007
20:30 UTC-11
Tonga  1 – 3 (a.e.t.)  Papua New Guinea
Feke Goal 21' Report Winas Goal 69'
Midi Goal 108'
Banabas Goal 119'

Note: Penateti Feke's goal in the final gave her the tournament's Golden Boot (with 4 goals), and marked the first time in South Pacific Games history that a single player has scored every one of their team's goals en route to the final.

Papua New Guinea advanced to face New Zealand in a playoff game for a spot at the 2008 Olympics.

Goalscorers[edit]

8 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

See also[edit]

References[edit]