The 2022 OFC Women’s Nations Cup will take place from 13th till 20th July 2022 in Fiji. The tournament will serve as Oceania’s qualifiers for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. New Zealand won’t participate because they have already qualified automatically for the World Cup as a co-host.
Nine teams will compete in the OFC Women’s Nations Cup 2022, In Group A, Polynesian rivals Tonga, Cook Islands, and Samoa will face off. Group B will see the highest-ranked nation Papua New Guinea aim to fend off the challenge of Tahiti and Vanuatu while, in Group C, hosts Fiji will take on New Caledonia and the Solomon Islands.
2022 OFC Women’s Nations Cup Group List
|Group A||Group B||Group C|
|Papua New Guinea||New Caledonia||Samoa|
|Fiji||Cook Islands||Solomon Islands|
2022 OFC Women’s Nations Cup Schedule
The first match will be held on 13th July 2022, Samoa will play against Tonga at ANZ Stadium. The format of the tournament will involve a first round with nine teams playing three groups of three, with the top two in each group plus the two best third-place teams advancing to the quarterfinals. Fiji was picked to be the host in April 2022.
|Date||Game||Time (UTC +12)||Where|
|13th July 2022||Samoa vs Tonga||19:00||ANZ Stadium|
|14th July 2022||Vanuatu vs Papua New Guinea||16:00||ANZ Stadium|
|14th July 2022||Solomon Islands vs Fiji||19:00||ANZ Stadium|
|16th July 2022||Tonga vs Cook Islands||19:00||ANZ Stadium|
|17th July 2022||Papua New Guinea vs Tahiti||16:00||ANZ Stadium|
|17th July 2022||Fiji vs New Caledonia||19:00||ANZ Stadium|
|19th July 2022||Cook Islands vs Samoa||19:00||ANZ Stadium|
|20th July 2022||Tahiti vs Vanuatu||16:00||ANZ Stadium|
|20th July 2022||New Caledonia vs Solomon Islands||19:00||ANZ Stadium|
|23rd July 2022||Quarter-finals: Match 1||16:00||ANZ Stadium|
|23rd July 2022||Quarter-finals: Match 2||19:00||ANZ Stadium|
|24th July 2022||Quarter-finals: Match 3||16:00||ANZ Stadium|
|24th July 2022||Quarter-finals: Match 4||19:00||ANZ Stadium|
|27th July 2022||Semi-finals: Match 1||16:00||ANZ Stadium|
|27th July 2022||Semi-finals: Match 2||19:00||ANZ Stadium|
|30th July 2022||Third Place Match||16:00||ANZ Stadium|
|30th July 2022||Final Match||19:00||ANZ Stadium|
How To watch OFC Women’s Nations Cup 2022?
All matches of the 2022 OFC Women’s Nations Cup will be broadcasted live and free-to-air on Pasifika TV in all 11 and two Associate Member Associations, and streamed live and free on the OFC website and Eleven Sports.