Football at the 2011 Pan American Games – Women's tournament
The women's association football tournament at the 2011 Pan American Games was held in Guadalajara, Mexico at the Omnilife Stadium from October 18 to October 27. Associations affiliated with FIFA that qualified were invited to send their full women's national teams.
|Women's football tournament at the XVI Pan American Games|
|Dates||October 18 – October 27|
|Competitors||143 from 8 nations|
A National Olympic Committee may enter one women's team for the football competition. Mexico, the host nation and Canada (automatic qualification) along with six other countries qualified through regional competitions.
|Central American and Caribbean Qualifying Tournament||October 28 – November 8, 2010||Mexico||2|| Costa Rica |
Trinidad and Tobago
|South American Qualifying Tournament||November 4–21, 2010||Ecuador||4|| Brazil |
The women's tournament is a full international tournament with no restrictions on age. Each nation must submit a squad of 18 players September 2011. A minimum of two goalkeepers (plus one optional alternate goalkeeper) must be included in the squad.
- Eight teams are split into 2 preliminary round groups of 4 teams each. The top 2 teams from each group qualify for the knockout stage.
- The third and fourth placed teams are eliminated from the competition.
- In the semifinals, the matchups are as follows: A1 vs. B2 and B1 vs. A2
- The winning teams from the semifinals play for the gold medal. The losing teams compete for the bronze medal.
The draw for the tournament was held at the offices of CONCACAF in New York City, United States. The draw was conducted by CONCACAF Deputy General Secretary Ted Howard. The seeding information was not provided, rather the results of the draw were given.
- Team (World ranking as of July 2011)
|Group A||Group B|
|Qualified for the semifinals|
|Trinidad and Tobago||3||0||1||2||1||5||–4||1|
|Colombia||1–0||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Mexico||1–1||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Dominguez 42' (pen.)||Report||Attin-Johnson 21'|
|Trinidad and Tobago||0–3||Chile|
|Report||Cruz 28' (pen.)|
Ugalde 16' (o.g.)
- A drawing of lots was used to separate Canada and Brazil after they were tied on every tiebreaker. Brazil won the draw.
|Canada (pen.)||1 (4)|
|Usme 83'||Report||Kyle 48'|
Bronze Medal MatchEdit
Gold medal matchEdit
|Débora 4'||Report||Sinclair 87'|
|2011 Pan American Games Winners|
- 2 goals
- 1 goals
- 1 own goal
- Marianne Ugalde (playing against Argentina)
|8||Trinidad and Tobago||0–1–2|