The 1999 Algarve Cup was the sixth edition of the Algarve Cup, an invitational women's association football tournament. It took place between 14 and 20 March 1999 in Portugal with China winning the event defeating the US, 2-1, in the final game. The Chinese triumph also became China's first victory against the USA since 1993.
|Teams||8 (from 3 confederations)|
|Champions||China (1st title)|
|Goals scored||40 (2.5 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)||Tiffeny Milbrett|
The eight teams were split into two groups that played a round-robin group stage. On completion of this, the fourth placed teams from each group would playoff to determine seventh and eighth place, the third placed teams from each group would play each other to decide fifth and sixth place, the second placed teams in each group would play to determine third and fourth place and the winners of the groups would compete for first and second place.
Points awarded in the group stage are three points for a win, one point for a draw and none for a loss.
| 38' (own goal)
44' Merete Pedersen
45' Janne Rasmussen
66' Jeanne Axelsen
77' Mette Jokumsen
Portugal finished bottom of their group for the sixth year in a row but won the seventh place playoff with a 2–1 win against Finland.
|1 own goal|
|1999 Algarve Cup|
- "Soccer; Algarve Cup Goes to China". New York Times. 21 March 1999. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
- 1999 Algarve Cup on RSSSF