2006 Four Nations Tournament (women's football)

The 2006 Four Nations Tournament was the sixth edition of the Four Nations Tournament, an invitational women's football tournament held in China.[1] The venue for this edition of the tournament was Guangdong Olympic Stadium, in the city of Guangzhou.

2006 Four Nations Tournament
Tournament details
Host countryChina
CityGuangzhou
Dates18–22 January, 2006
Teams4 (from 3 confederations)
Venue(s)Guangdong Olympic Stadium
2005
2007

ParticipantsEdit

Team FIFA Rankings
(December 2005)[2]
  United States
2
  Norway
3
  France
7
  China (host)
9

VenuesEdit

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Guangzhou
 
 
Guangdong Olympic Stadium
 
Guangdong Olympic Stadium
23°08′16″N 113°24′13″E / 23.137656°N 113.403519°E / 23.137656; 113.403519 (Guangdong Olympic Stadium)
Capacity: 80,012

Final standingsEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  United States 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7
  China 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
  France 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
  Norway 3 0 1 2 3 7 −4 1

Match resultsEdit

Norway  1–3  United States
Rønning   81' (pen.) [3] Lilly   72'
Boxx   77'
Wambach   85'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Zhang Dong Qing (China)
China  1–1  France
Han Duan   90' Bussaglia   72'

United States  0–0  France
[4]
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Deng Jun Xia (China)
China  3–1  Norway
Han Duan   45'
Bi Yan   63'
Ma Xiaoxu   63'
Knutsen   60'

France  1–1  Norway
Tonazzi   19' Kaufmann   88'
China  0–2  United States
[5] Lilly   24' (pen.), 41'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Ann Helen Ostervold (Norway)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Women Four Nations Tournament (China) 2006". rsssf.com.
  2. ^ FIFA Rankings December 2005
  3. ^ "Lilly Earns 300th Cap as U.S. Women Defeat Norway, 3–1, to Open Four Nations Tournament". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on 2012-07-27.
  4. ^ "U.S. Women Tie France, 0–0, at Four Nations Tournament". U.S.Soccer.
  5. ^ "U.S. Women Defeat China, 2–0, to Win 2006 Four Nations Tournament". U.S.Soccer.