Semi-finalists decided at OFC Women’s Olympic Qualifier tournament

New Zealand will play Fiji in Friday’s semi-finals of the OFC Women’s Olympic Qualifier tournament in Samoa.

A 5-0 win against Vanuatu ensured the Football Ferns topped Group B, meaning they’ll play Fiji who finished second in Group A.

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Samoa beat Tonga 2-0 to delight the home crowd and clinch a last four spot, with a semi-final on Friday against Group A leaders Solomon Islands.

The final group results mean American Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Tonga and Vanuatu are eliminated from the tournament.

The winners of the eight-nation tournament will represent Oceania at the Paris Olympics in July.

Main photo: American Samoa (blue shirts) lost their third match at the tournament, beaten 9-0 by Papua New Guinea. Photo credit: OFC Media / Shane Wenzlick / Phototek.


Games played on Tuesday February 13, 2024

Group A

American Samoa 0
Papua New Guinea 9 ( Marie Kaipu 8’, 13’, 20’, 46’, 57’, 63’, 66’, Phylis Pala 82’, Cynthia Banita 87’)

Solomon Islands 3 (Ileen Pegi 16’, 45+1’, 90+4′)
Fiji 1 (Narieta Leba 80’)

Final positions in Group A

Group B

Vanuatu 0
New Zealand 5 (Jacqui Hand 12′,  Betsy Hassett 21′, Indiah-Paige Riley 31′, 43′, Macey Fraser 51′)

Tonga 0
Samoa 2 (Monique Fischer 37′, Jayda Stewart 80′)

Final positions in Group B


Games to be played on Friday February 16, 2024


Solomon Islands v Samoa
FFS Football Stadium, Apia, 1pm (NZT)

New Zealand v Fiji
FFS Football Stadium, Apia, 5pm (NZT)

Game to be played on Monday February 19, 2024


Winner semi-final 1 v winner semi-final 2
FFS Football Stadium, Apia, 5pm (NZT)

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