2001 OFC U-17 Championship

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2001 OFC Under-17 Championship
Tournament details
Host countryAustralia
New Zealand
Samoa
Vanuatu
Dates3 December 2000 – 8 April 2001
Teams10
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Australia (8th title)
Runners-up New Zealand
Tournament statistics
Matches played21
Goals scored131 (6.24 per match)
1999
2003

The 2001 OFC U-17 Championship was the 9th edition of the OFC U-17 Championship, the biennial international youth football championship organised by OFC for the men's under-17 national teams of Oceania. Vanuatu and Samoa each hosted one group in the group stage, while the final was played over two legs in the qualifying countries: Australia and New Zealand.

A total of ten teams played in the tournament, following the withdrawals of Cook Islands and New Caledonia. Defending champions Australia retained their title after defeating New Zealand 9–0 on aggregate in the final.

Group stage[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Australia 4 4 0 0 43 0 +43 12 Final
2  Papua New Guinea 4 3 0 1 11 9 +2 9
3  Solomon Islands 4 2 0 2 20 3 +17 6
4  Samoa (H) 4 1 0 3 5 17 −12 3
5  American Samoa 4 0 0 4 3 53 −50 0
6  New Caledonia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Withdrew
Source: [1]
(H) Host.


Samoa 4–3 American Samoa
Papua New Guinea 2–1 Solomon Islands

Australia 30–0 American Samoa
Samoa 1–2 Papua New Guinea

Australia 7–0 Papua New Guinea
Samoa 0–7 Solomon Islands

Australia 1–0 Solomon Islands
Papua New Guinea 7–0 American Samoa

Samoa 0–5 Australia
Solomon Islands 12–0 American Samoa

Group 2[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  New Zealand 4 4 0 0 14 1 +13 12 Final
2  Vanuatu (H) 4 2 1 1 16 3 +13 7
3  Tahiti 4 1 2 1 1 2 −1 5
4  Fiji 4 1 0 3 9 5 +4 3
5  Tonga 4 0 1 3 0 29 −29 1
6  Cook Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Withdrew
Source: [2]
(H) Host.
Tahiti 0–0 Vanuatu
Fiji 0–1 New Zealand

Vanuatu 3–0 Fiji
New Zealand 8–0 Tonga

Tonga 0–12 Vanuatu
Tahiti 1–0 Fiji

New Zealand 2–0 Tahiti
Tonga 0–9 Fiji

Tahiti Not played (awarded 0–0) Tonga
Vanuatu 1–3 New Zealand

Final[edit]

First leg[edit]

Australia 3–0 New Zealand
Holman Goal 47'
Agius Goal 66'90+2'
Report
West Belconnen Sports Ground, Canberra
Attendance: 1,400

Second leg[edit]

New Zealand 0–6 Australia
Report Howe Goal 14' (o.g.)
Danze Goal 39'
Engele Goal 56'78'
Hunter Goal 70'
Smith Goal 74'
Bill McKinlay Park, Wellington
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Lencie Fred (Vanuatu)

References[edit]

  • Andre Zlotkowski (1 February 2006). "Oceania Preliminary Competition for the U-17 World Cup 2001". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 11 November 2018.</ref>

External links[edit]