Football at the 2015 Pan American Games – Women's tournament

The women's football tournament at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada was held at the Hamilton Pan Am Soccer Stadium in Hamilton from July 11 to 25.[1]

Football – Women's tournament at the XVII Pan American Games
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VenueHamilton Pan Am Soccer Stadium
DatesJuly 11 – July 25
Competitors144 from 8 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«2011
2019»

For the football competition in these Games, the women competed in an eight-team tournament. The teams were grouped into two pools of four teams each for a round-robin preliminary round. The top two teams in each group advanced to a single elimination bracket. The women’s competition was an open-age competition with no age restrictions.[2]

Canada were the defending champions from the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara. The gold medal was won by Brazil.

QualificationEdit

A total of eight women's teams qualified to compete at the games. Hosts Canada and Mexico qualified automatically. The winners of the regional Caribbean and Central American championships also qualified. The top four teams at the South American Championships also qualified.[2][3]

SummaryEdit

Event Date Location Vacancies Qualified
Host Nation N/A N/A 1   Canada
Qualified automatically N/A N/A 1   Mexico
Central American Qualifier[4] May 20–26, 2014   Guatemala 1   Costa Rica
Caribbean Qualifier August 19–26, 2014   Trinidad and Tobago 1   Trinidad and Tobago
South American Qualifier September 11–28, 2014   Ecuador 4   Brazil
  Colombia
  Ecuador
  Argentina
Total 8

Qualified teamsEdit

The following eight teams qualified for the final tournament.

Team Appearance Previous best performance
  Canada (hosts) 5th Gold medal (2011)
  Mexico 5th Silver medal (1999)
  Costa Rica 4th Bronze medal (1999)
  Trinidad and Tobago 3rd Fifth place (1999)
  Brazil 4th Gold medal (2003, 2007)
  Colombia 2nd Fourth place (2011)
  Ecuador 2nd Seventh place (2011)
  Argentina 4th Fourth place (2011)

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Women's tournament   Brazil   Colombia   Mexico

RostersEdit

At the start of tournament, all eight participating countries had to submit up to 18 players on their rosters.

Competition formatEdit

 
Tim Hortons Field (Hamilton Pan Am Soccer Stadium), was the venue for the football competitions

In the first round of the competition, teams were divided into two groups of four teams, played in round-robin format with each of the teams playing all other teams in the group once. Teams were awarded three points for a win, one point for a draw and zero points for a loss. The teams were ranked as follows:[5]

  1. Points
  2. Goal difference
  3. Goals scored
  4. Head-to-head points
  5. Drawing of lots

Following the completion of the group games, the top two teams in each group advanced to the semifinals, with the winners of one group playing the runners-up of another group. The winners of the semifinals advanced to the gold medal match and the losers advanced to the bronze medal match.[5]

All games were played in two 45-minute halves. In the medal round, if the match ended in a draw after 90 minutes, extra time was played (two 15-minute halves), followed by penalty kicks competition if the match still remained tied.[5]

First roundEdit

The official detailed schedule and draw was revealed on April 24, 2015.[6]

All times were Eastern Daylight Time (UTC−4)

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Colombia 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 7 Medal round
2   Mexico 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 6
3   Trinidad and Tobago 3 0 2 1 4 6 −2 2
4   Argentina 3 0 1 2 3 7 −4 1
Source: Toronto 2015
Mexico  0–1  Colombia
Report Usme   65'

Argentina  2–2  Trinidad and Tobago
Larroquette   52'
Potassa   88'
Report Shade   59'
Attin-Johnson   90'

Argentina  1–3  Mexico
Bonsegundo   82' Report Noyola   1'
Rangel   73'
Ruiz   76'

Colombia  1–1  Trinidad and Tobago
Vidal   4' Report Cordner   87'

Trinidad and Tobago  1–3  Mexico
Shade   51' (pen.) Report Mayor   28'45'
Ocampo   70'

Argentina  0–2  Colombia
Report Arias   44'
Usme   51'

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Brazil 3 3 0 0 12 1 +11 9 Medal round
2   Canada (H) 3 1 0 2 5 6 −1 3
3   Costa Rica 3 1 0 2 2 5 −3 3
4   Ecuador 3 1 0 2 5 12 −7 3
Source: Toronto 2015
(H) Host.
Costa Rica  0–3  Brazil
Report Raquel   14'
Thaisa   34'
Formiga   90'

Canada  5–2  Ecuador
Beckie   12'77'
Zadorsky   44'48'
Fletcher   79'
Report Moreira   29'90'

Brazil  7–1  Ecuador
Monica   17'
Cristiane   44'55'67'70'78'
Maurine   84'
Report Pesántes   5'

Costa Rica  2–0  Canada
Cruz   60'
Villalobos   74'
Report

Ecuador  2–0  Costa Rica
Real   10'90+1' Report

Canada  0–2  Brazil
Report Alves   55'
Cristiane   87'

Medal roundEdit

 
SemifinalsGold medal match
 
      
 
July 22 – Hamilton
 
 
  Brazil4
 
July 25 – Hamilton
 
  Mexico2
 
  Brazil4
 
July 22 – Hamilton
 
  Colombia0
 
  Colombia1
 
 
  Canada0
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
July 24 – Hamilton
 
 
  Mexico2
 
 
  Canada1

SemifinalsEdit

Brazil  4–2  Mexico
Cristiane   4'
Rafaelle   45+1'73'
Romero   46' (o.g.)
Report Fabiana   25' (o.g.)
Rangel   70'

Colombia  1–0  Canada
Ospina   29' Report

Bronze medal matchEdit

  Mexico  2–1  Canada
Ocampo   29'
Mayor   37'
Report Fleming   88' (pen.)

Gold medal matchEdit

  Brazil  4–0  Colombia  
Formiga   7'
Maurine   75'
Alves   86'
Fabiana   90+3'
Report

Competition summaryEdit

2015 Pan American Games
women's football tournament
Tournament details
Host country  Canada
CityHamilton, Ontario
Dates11–25 July 2015
Teams8 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Brazil (3rd title)
Runners-up  Colombia
Third place  Mexico
Fourth place  Canada
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored55 (3.44 per match)
Top scorer(s)  Cristiane (7 goals)
2011
2019

GoalscorersEdit

7 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Final result
    Brazil 5 5 0 0 20 3 +17 15 Gold medal
    Colombia 5 3 1 1 5 5 0 10 Silver medal
    Mexico 5 3 0 2 10 8 +2 9 Bronze medal
4   Canada (H) 5 1 0 4 6 9 −3 3 Fourth place
5   Costa Rica 3 1 0 2 2 5 −3 3 Eliminated in
First round
6   Ecuador 3 1 0 2 5 12 −7 3
7   Trinidad and Tobago 3 0 2 1 4 6 −2 2
8   Argentina 3 0 1 2 3 7 −4 1
Source: Toronto 2015
(H) Host.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Ticket Program Guide" (PDF). toronto2015.org. TO2015. 20 April 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 April 2015. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Football (Soccer)" (PDF). http://ontariosoccer.net/. Ontario Soccer. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 July 2014. Retrieved 18 September 2014. External link in |website= (help)
  3. ^ Milton, Steve (7 January 2015). "Field of teams for Pan Am soccer tournament taking shape". Hamilton Spectator. Hamilton, Canada. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Costa Rica women secure Pan American Games spot". concacaf.com/. Concacaf. 27 May 2014. Archived from the original on 19 September 2014. Retrieved 18 September 2014.
  5. ^ a b c "Sport Technical manual Football (Soccer)". scribd.com. TO2015. Retrieved 19 May 2015.
  6. ^ Campbell, Morgan (24 April 2015). "Pan Am Soccer draw set: Canadian men to tackle Brazil". Toronto Star. Toronto, Canada. Retrieved 19 May 2015.

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