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The 1996 OFC Nations Cup
OFC Nations Cup
was not held as a cohesive tournament, but consisted of semi-finals and a final played on a two-legged basis, stretched out between November 1995 and November 1996. The four participating teams were Australia
Australia
and New Zealand who qualified as of right, Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands
who qualified as Melanesia Cup holders, and Tahiti
Tahiti
who qualified as Polynesia Cup holders. The semifinals between Australia
Australia
and New Zealand was also valid for the 1995 Trans-Tasman Cup.

Contents

1 Qualifying tournaments

1.1 Melanesia Cup
Melanesia Cup
1994

1.1.1 Results

1.2 Polynesia Cup 1994

1.2.1 Results

2 Final tournament

2.1 Semi-final 2.2 Final round

3 Goalscorers 4 References

Qualifying tournaments[edit] Melanesia Cup
Melanesia Cup
1994[edit] Results[edit]

  Pld W D L GF GA Pts

 Solomon Islands 4 4 0 0 10 1 12

 Fiji 4 3 0 1 8 4 9

 Papua New Guinea 4 1 1 2 2 4 4

 New Caledonia 4 1 0 3 5 9 3

 Vanuatu 4 0 1 3 5 12 1

Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands
qualified. Polynesia Cup 1994[edit] Results[edit]

  Pld W D L GF GA Pts

 Tahiti 3 3 0 0 10 1 9

 Tonga 3 1 1 1 4 4 4

 Samoa 3 1 1 1 5 10 4

 American Samoa 3 0 0 3 3 7 0

Tahiti
Tahiti
qualified. Final tournament[edit] Semi-final[edit]

10 November 1995

New Zealand  0–0  Australia

Queen Elizabeth II Park, Christchurch Attendance: 8,000 Referee: Barry Tasker (NZL)

15 November 1995

Australia  3–0  New Zealand

Damian Mori 33' Paul Wade 45' (pen) Joe Spiteri 51'

Breakers Stadium, Newcastle Attendance: 8,858 Referee: Simon Micallef (AUS)

Australia
Australia
won 3–0 on aggregate

17 November 1995

Solomon Islands  0–1  Tahiti

Jean-Loup Rousseau 72'

Lawson Tama Stadium, Honiara Attendance: 15,000 Referee: Intaz Shah (FIJ)

11 May 1996

Tahiti  2–1  Solomon Islands

Jean-Loup Rousseau 46' Macha Gatien 88'

Robert Seni 81'

Stade Pater, Papeete Attendance: 15,000 Referee: Derek Rugg (NZL)

Tahiti
Tahiti
won 3–1 on aggregate Final round[edit] Main article: 1996 OFC Nations Cup
OFC Nations Cup
Final

27 October 1996

Tahiti  0–6  Australia

Ernie Tapai 5' Paul Trimboli 20' Kris Trajanovski 25', 28', 44', 89'

Olympic Stadium, Papeete Attendance: 5,000 Referee: Barry Tasker (NZL)

1 November 1996

Australia  5–0  Tahiti

Robbie Hooker 11' Kris Trajanovski 21', 36', 54' Rupena Raumati 31' (og)

Bruce Stadium, Canberra Attendance: 9,421 Referee: Intaz Shah (Fiji)

Australia
Australia
won 11–0 on aggregate Goalscorers[edit]

7 goals

Kris Trajanovski

2 goals

Jean-Loup Rousseau

1 goal

Damian Mori Ernie Tapai Joe Spiteri Paul Trimboli Paul Wade Robbie Hooker Robert Seni Macha Gatien

Own goal

Rupena Raumati (playing against Australia)

References[edit]

RSSF. Accessed 21 February 2010.

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OFC Nations Cup

Tournaments

New Zealand 1973 New Caledonia 1980 1996 (no fixed host) Australia
Australia
1998 Tahiti
Tahiti
2000 New Zealand 2002 Australia
Australia
2004 2008 (no fixed host) Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands
2012 Papua New Guinea 2016 TBA 2020

Qualifying

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Squads

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Finals

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