2009 OFC Beach Soccer Championship

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2009 OFC Beach Soccer Championship
2009 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup qualifiers for (OFC)
Tournament details
Host country Tahiti
Dates 27–31 July 2009
Teams 4 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Solomon Islands (3rd title)
Runners-up  Vanuatu
Third place  Tahiti
Fourth place  Fiji
Tournament statistics
Matches played 8
Goals scored 67 (8.38 per match)
2007
2011

The 2009 OFC Beach Soccer championship also known as the 2009 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup qualifiers for (OFC) was the third beach soccer championship for Oceania, held from late July, in Moorea, Tahiti, French Polynesia. The Solomon Islands won the championship and moved on to play in the 2009 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from July 27 to July 31.[1] 4 Oceanian teams played a group stage. The first 2 played each other for the only ticket to the 2009 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup. 3rd and 4th place played each other for the 3rd place in the final standing.[2]

Group stage [3][edit]

Team Pld W W+ L GF GA GD Pts
 Vanuatu 3 1 2 0 14 9 +5 7
 Solomon Islands 3 2 0 1 17 8 +9 6
 Tahiti 3 1 0 2 15 14 +1 3
 Fiji 3 3 0 3 11 26 -15 0

27 July 2009
 Vanuatu 4 – 2 (AEX)  Solomon Islands

27 July 2009
 Tahiti 10 – 5  Fiji

28 July 2009
 Fiji 4 – 5 (AEX)  Vanuatu

28 July 2009
 Tahiti 2 – 4  Solomon Islands

29 July 2009
 Solomon Islands 11 – 2  Fiji

29 July 2009
 Tahiti 3 – 5  Vanuatu

3rd/4th Place match
     
1 French Polynesia Tahiti 6
2 Fiji Fiji 3
Final
     
1 Vanuatu Vanuatu 0
2 Solomon Islands Solomon Islands 1

Third Place Play-off[edit]

31 July 2009
 Tahiti 6 – 3  Fiji

Final[edit]

31 July 2009
 Vanuatu 0 – 1  Solomon Islands

Winners[edit]

 2009 OFC Beach Soccer Championship Winners 

Solomon Islands
Third title

Final standing[edit]

Rank Team
1  Solomon Islands
2  Vanuatu
3  Tahiti
4  Fiji

References[edit]