2008 Four Nations Tournament (women's football)

The 2008 Four Nations Tournament was the eighth 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.

2008 Four Nations Tournament
Tournament details
Host countryChina
CityGuangzhou
Dates16–20 January 2008
Teams4 (from 3 confederations)
Venue(s)Guangdong Olympic Stadium
2007
2009

ParticipantsEdit

Team FIFA Rankings
(December 2007)[2]
  United States
2
  Canada
9
  China PR (host)
13
  Finland
16

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 3 0 0 9 1 +8 9
  China PR 3 1 1 1 2 1 +1 4
  Canada 3 0 2 1 1 5 −4 2
  Finland 3 0 1 2 2 7 −5 1

Match resultsEdit

China PR  2–0  Finland
Jie Lie   23'
Liu Yali   43'
[3]
United States  4–0  Canada
Rodriguez   51', 65'
Tarpley   71', 78'
[4][5]
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Kirsi Savolainen (Finland)

United States  4–1  Finland
Tarpley   37', 39'
Cheney   69'
Woznuk   80'
[7] Sainio   54'
Attendance: 500
Referee: Gu Ying (China)

China PR  0–1  United States
[9] Boxx   77'
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Carol Anne Chenard (Canada)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Women Four Nations Tournament (China) 2008". rsssf.com.
  2. ^ FIFA Rankings December 2007
  3. ^ "Women's soccer team spinning its wheels". China Daily.
  4. ^ "U.S. Women's National Team Tops Canada, 4–0, at Four Nations Tournament". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on 2013-04-25.
  5. ^ "Canada vs USA - 2008-01-16". Canada Soccer. Archived from the original on 2013-07-06. Retrieved 2013-06-30.
  6. ^ "Canada vs China PR - 2008-01-18". Canada Soccer.
  7. ^ "Lindsay Tarpley Scores Twice and U.S. Women Defeat Finland 4–1". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on 2013-04-25.
  8. ^ "Canada vs Finland - 2008-01-20". Canada Soccer.
  9. ^ "U.S. WNT Wins 2008 Four Nations Tournament With 1–0 Victory Against China". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on 2012-08-18.