Melanesia Cup

The Melanesia Cup was an association football championship played between the Melanesian countries, it was used (along with the Polynesia Cup) for qualification to the Oceania Nations Cup. The last edition of the cup was in 2000. The tournament used a round-robin format involving every team playing each other once at the tournaments location.

In 2008, the Wantok Cup was established as a competition between Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. It was described by the Oceania Football Confederation as "a tournament reminiscent of the now defunct Melanesian Cup".[1]

ParticipantsEdit

Total winsEdit

5   Fiji 1988, 1989, 1992, 1998, 2000
1   Vanuatu 1990
1   Solomon Islands 1994

ResultsEdit

[2]

Year Host Winner Runner-up 3rd Place 4th Place
1988
Details
Solomon Islands  
Fiji
 
Solomon Islands
 
Vanuatu
 
New Caledonia
1989
Details
Fiji  
Fiji
 
New Caledonia
 
Solomon Islands
 
Papua New Guinea
1990
Details
New Caledonia  
Vanuatu
 
New Caledonia
 
Fiji
 
Solomon Islands
1992
Details
Vanuatu  
Fiji
 
New Caledonia
 
Solomon Islands
 
Vanuatu
1994
Details
Solomon Islands  
Solomon Islands
 
Fiji
 
Papua New Guinea
 
New Caledonia
1998
Details
Vanuatu  
Fiji
 
Vanuatu
 
Solomon Islands
 
Papua New Guinea
2000
Details
Fiji  
Fiji
 
Solomon Islands
 
Vanuatu
 
New Caledonia

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wantok Cup Honiara 2008 - Solomon Islands name 64-man squad" Archived 2008-09-05 at the Wayback Machine, Oceania Football Confederation, June 19, 2008
  2. ^ "Melanesian Cup". RSSSF. Retrieved 29 December 2014.