2014 FIFA World Cup qualification – OFC Third Round

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This page provides the summaries of the OFC Third Round matches for 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification.

Format[edit]

The third round saw the two group winners and two group runners-up from the 2012 OFC Nations Cup compete in a single group of four teams.[1]

The matches were played in a double round-robin between 7 September 2012 and 26 March 2013, with the top team advancing to the play-off against the fourth-placed team from the CONCACAF Fourth Round.

Qualified teams[edit]

Group A Group B

 Tahiti
 New Caledonia

 New Zealand
 Solomon Islands

Matches[edit]

Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 New Zealand 6 6 0 0 17 2 +15 18
 New Caledonia 6 4 0 2 17 6 +11 12
 Tahiti 6 1 0 5 2 12 −10 3
 Solomon Islands 6 1 0 5 5 21 −16 3
  New Caledonia New Zealand Solomon Islands French Polynesia
New Caledonia  0–2 5–0 1–0
New Zealand  2–1 6–1 3–0
Solomon Islands  2–6 0–2 2–0
Tahiti  0–4 0–2 2–0
  Winner advanced to for the CONCACAF v OFC play-off

The draw for the fixtures was conducted at OFC Headquarters in Auckland, New Zealand on 26 June 2012.[2]

7 September 2012
15:00 UTC+11
Solomon Islands  2–0  Tahiti
Fa'arodo Goal 17'
Teleda Goal 60'
Report
Lawson Tama Stadium, Honiara
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Jamie Cross (New Zealand)

7 September 2012
18:00 UTC+11
New Caledonia  0–2  New Zealand
Report Smeltz Goal 11'
Wood Goal 39'

11 September 2012
19:35 UTC+12
New Zealand  6–1  Solomon Islands
Smeltz Goal 12'
Barbarouses Goal 25'
Killen Goal 53'
Lochhead Goal 69'
Wood Goal 80'
Rojas Goal 83'
Report Fa'arodo Goal 51'

11 September 2012
20:00 UTC−10
Tahiti  0–4  New Caledonia
Report Samin Goal 59' (o.g.)
Kaï Goal 60'
Gope-Fenepej Goal 63'90'
Stade Pater Te Hono Nui, Pirae
Attendance: 574
Referee: Andrew Achari (Fiji)

12 October 2012
15:00 UTC+11
Solomon Islands  2–6  New Caledonia
Tanito Goal 33'
Nawo Goal 59'
Report R. Kayara Goal 8'
Gope-Fenepej Goal 45'81'90+1'
Faisi Goal 77' (o.g.)
Haeko Goal 89'

12 October 2012
20:00 UTC−10
Tahiti  0–2  New Zealand
Report Smeltz Goal 24'
Sigmund Goal 82'

16 October 2012
19:40 UTC+13
New Zealand  3–0  Tahiti
McGlinchey Goal 2'90+3'
Killen Goal 89'
Report
AMI Stadium, Christchurch
Attendance: 10,751
Referee: Gerald Oiaka (Solomon Islands)

16 October 2012
19:30 UTC+11
New Caledonia  5–0  Solomon Islands
Gope-Fenepej Goal 4'
R. Kayara Goal 8'
Kabeu Goal 30'
Lolohea Goal 42'87'
Report
Stade Numa-Daly Magenta, Nouméa
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Kader Zitouni (Tahiti)

22 March 2013
19:45 UTC+13
New Zealand  2–1  New Caledonia
Killen Goal 10'
Smith Goal 90+3'
Report Lolohea Goal 56'

22 March 2013
20:00 UTC−10
Tahiti  2–0  Solomon Islands
Bourebare Goal 25'
Hyanine Goal 78'
Report
Stade Pater Te Hono Nui, Pirae
Attendance: 550
Referee: Andrew Achari (Fiji)

26 March 2013
15:00 UTC+11
Solomon Islands  0–2  New Zealand
Report Payne Goal 3'88'
Lawson Tama Stadium, Honiara
Attendance: 5,600
Referee: Averii Jacques (Tahiti)

26 March 2013
18:00 UTC+11
New Caledonia  1–0  Tahiti
Lolohea Goal 86' Report
Stade Numa-Daly Magenta, Nouméa
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Rakesh Varman (Fiji)

Goalscorers[edit]

There were 41 goals scored in 12 games, for an average of 3.42 goals per game.

6 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

References[edit]

External links[edit]