1988 OFC U-20 Championship

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1988 OFC U-20 Championship
Tournament details
Host country Fiji
Dates 3 September - 10 September
Teams 7
Final positions
Champions  Australia (5th title)
Runners-up  New Zealand
Third place  Taiwan
Fourth place  Fiji
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The OFC U-20 Championship 1988 was held in Suva, Fiji. It also served as qualification for the intercontinental play-offs for the 1989 FIFA World Youth Championship.

Teams[edit]

The following teams entered the tournament:

Group stage[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 New Zealand 3 3 0 0 19 0 +19 6
 Fiji 3 1 1 1 11 4 +7 3
 Papua New Guinea 3 1 1 1 6 2 +4 3
 Samoa 3 0 0 3 1 31 –30 0


3 September Fiji  0–2  New Zealand
Samoa  0–5  Papua New Guinea
5 September Fiji  1–1  Papua New Guinea
New Zealand  16–0  Samoa
6 September Fiji  10–1  Samoa
New Zealand  1–0  Papua New Guinea

Group 2[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Australia 2 2 0 0 11 1 +10 4
 Taiwan 2 1 0 1 4 8 –4 2
 Vanuatu 2 0 0 2 2 8 –6 0


3 September Taiwan  3–2  Vanuatu
5 September Australia  5–0  Vanuatu
6 September Australia  6–1  Taiwan

Semifinals[edit]

8 September 1988 (1988-09-08)
Australia  4 – 2  Fiji

8 September 1988 (1988-09-08)
New Zealand  2 – 1  Taiwan

Third place match[edit]

10 September 1988 (1988-09-10)
Taiwan  2 – 0  Fiji

Final[edit]

10 September 1988 (1988-09-10)
Australia  1 – 0  New Zealand
Goal 26' Zoran Ilic


 1988 OFC U-20 Championship 

Australia
Fifth title

Qualification to World Youth Championship[edit]

Australia and New Zealand both failed to qualify for the 1989 FIFA World Youth Championship. They finished 3rd and 4th in an intercontinental play-off group with Syria and Qatar. All matches were played in Aleppo, Syria.

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Syria 3 2 1 0 3 0 +3 5
 Qatar 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 4
 Australia 3 1 1 1 4 2 +2 3
 New Zealand 3 0 0 3 0 6 –6 0


18 January Australia  3–0  New Zealand
Qatar  0–0  Syria
20 January Australia  1–1  Qatar
Syria  2–0  New Zealand
22 January Qatar  1–0  New Zealand
Syria  1–0  Australia

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