2019 Cup of Nations

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2019 Cup of Nations
Tournament details
Host countryAustralia
Dates28 February – 6 March
Teams4 (from 3 confederations)
Venue(s)3 (in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Australia (1st title)
Runners-up South Korea
Third place New Zealand
Fourth place Argentina
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored19 (3.17 per match)
Attendance17,325 (2,888 per match)
Top scorer(s)South Korea Ji So-yun (4 goals)
Best player(s)South Korea Ji So-yun
All statistics correct as of 6 March 2019.

The 2019 Cup of Nations was the inaugural edition of the Cup of Nations, an international women's football tournament, consisting of a series of friendly games. It was held in Australia from 28 February to 6 March 2019, and featured four teams.[1]

Australia won the tournament for the first time after beating Argentina 3–0.

Format[edit]

The four invited teams played a round-robin tournament. Points awarded in the group stage followed the formula of three points for a win, one point for a draw, and zero points for a loss. A tie in points will be decided by goal differential.

Teams[edit]

Team FIFA Rankings
(December 2018)
 Australia
6
 South Korea
14
 New Zealand
19
 Argentina
36

Squads[edit]

Venues[edit]

Three cities were used as venues for the tournament.[1]

Jubilee Oval was formerly the Sydney venue, but on 25 February 2019 it was changed to Leichhardt Oval due to poor pitch conditions.

Sydney Brisbane Melbourne
Leichhardt Oval Suncorp Stadium AAMI Park
Capacity: 20,000 Capacity: 52,500 Capacity: 30,050
Leichhardt Oval Football Stadium (7).jpg Suncorpstadium071006.JPG Melbourne Rectangular Stadium interior 2.jpg

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Australia (H, C) 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 9
2  South Korea 3 2 0 1 8 4 +4 6
3  New Zealand 3 1 0 2 2 4 −2 3
4  Argentina 3 0 0 3 0 10 −10 0
Source: [1]
(C) Champion; (H) Host.

All times are local (AEDT in Sydney and Melbourne, AEST in Brisbane).

Fixtures[edit]

Argentina 0–5 South Korea
Report
Summary
Australia 2–0 New Zealand
Report
Summary
Attendance: 6,805

Argentina 0–2 New Zealand
Report
Summary
Australia 4–1 South Korea
Report
Summary
Attendance: 10,520

Australia 3–0 Argentina
Report
Summary
Attendance: 6,834

Goalscorers[edit]

There have been 19 goals scored in 6 matches, for an average of 3.17 goals per match.

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Broadcasters[edit]

Australia & New Zealand[edit]

Country Broadcaster Summary Ref
 Australia (host) Fox Sports All 6 matches live, also available on MyFootball and Kayo Sports. [2]
SBS 3 Matildas matches only, 2 live on Viceland, 1 on delay.
 New Zealand Sky Sport All 6 matches exclusively live.

Rest of the world[edit]

Country/Region Broadcaster Summary
International YouTube All 6 matches exclusively live and free on MyFootball channel.
 South Korea SBS Taegeuk Nangja vs Matildas only, live on Sport channel also available on Naver.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "FFA to host inaugural 'Cup of Nations' ahead of FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™". Football Federation Australia. 18 December 2018.
  2. ^ "How to watch the Cup of Nations". Matildas. Retrieved 2019-02-28.
  3. ^ KFA (2019-02-27). "[FT] 대한민국 5-0 아르헨티나 시원시원한 골 폭죽을 터뜨리며 5-0 대승을 거둡니다! 호주와의 2차전도 많은 응원 바랍니다! #CupofNations v #호주 03.03(일) 17:15 SBS sports, NAVER v #뉴질랜드 03.06(수) 13:05 #대한민국 #축구 #여자대표팀 #FIFAWWC #DareToShine #Ettie". Twitter (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-02-28.