Football at the 2011 Belau Games

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Palau 2011 Belau Games - Football
Tournament details
Host country Palau
Dates 17–18 July 2011
Teams 4
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Ngeremlengui (1st title)
Runners-up Airai
Third place Ngardmau
Fourth place Koror
Tournament statistics
Matches played 10
Goals scored 63 (6.3 per match)
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The 2011 edition of the Belau Games was the first in which football was played. The tournament ran from 17 to 18 July 2011 and featured four teams from Palau. The teams that entered were not actual football clubs from Palau, but were instead teams representing four of the sixteen states of Palau.

The tournament featured a group stage which would determine which teams played each other in the semi-finals.

Ngeremlengui were the eventual winners, beating Airai 6-0 in the Gold Medal match.

Entered Teams[edit]

The states that entered the tournament (all in red)

Teams representing the following four states entered the tournament:

Group Stage[edit]

The group stage matches were played from 17–18 July. The matches would determine whether each team would be in semi-final 1 or 2.


Qualification or relegation
1 Ngeremlengui (Q SF1) 3 2 0 1 12 4 +8 6
2 Ngardmau (Q SF2) 3 2 0 1 9 8 +1 6
3 Airai (Q SF2) 3 1 1 1 7 10 −3 4
4 Koror (Q SF1) 3 0 1 2 7 13 −6 1

Source: Results of 8th Belau Games from Palau FA website
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.


17 July 2011
Koror 3-3 Airai
Unknown Source Unknown

17 July 2011
Ngeremlengui 4-0 Ngardmau
Unknown Source Unknown

18 July 2011
Koror 2-7 Ngeremlengui
Unknown Source Unknown

18 July 2011
Ngardmau 6-2 Airai
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18 July 2011
Ngeremlengui 1-2 Airai
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18 July 2011
Koror 2-3 Ngardmau
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Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
 Ngeremlengui  8  
 Koror  1  
     Ngeremlengui  6 1st
   Airai  0 2nd
Third place
 Ngardmau  2  Ngardmau  6 3rd
 Airai  3    Koror  3
  • note 1: The third place play-off is the Bronze Medal match.
  • note 2: The final is the Gold Medal match.

Semi Finals[edit]

All four teams qualified from the group stage, which was played simply to decide which teams would be in which semi-final. The semis both took place on 18 July.

18 July 2011
Ngeremlengui 8-1 Koror
Unknown Source Unknown

18 July 2011
Ngardmau 2-3 Airai
Unknown Source Unknown

Bronze Medal match[edit]

The Bronze Medal match (third place play-off) was played between the two losing semi-finalists on 18 July.

18 July 2011
Ngardmau 6-3 Koror
Unknown Source Unknown

Gold Medal match[edit]

The Gold Medal match (the final) was played between the two semi final winners on 18 July. This would decide which team would win Gold, and which would win Silver.

18 July 2011
Ngeremlengui 6-0 Airai
Unknown Source Unknown

Final Ranking[edit]

Medal/Rank Team
1st Ngeremlengui
2nd Airai
3rd Ngardmau
4 Koror

See also[edit]

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