Football at the 1966 South Pacific Games

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Football at the 1966 South Pacific Games
Tournament details
Host countryNew Caledonia
DatesOctober
Teams6 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions Tahiti (1st title)
Runners-up New Caledonia
Third place New Hebrides
Tournament statistics
Matches played10
Goals scored59 (5.9 per match)
1963
1969

The 1966 South Pacific Games was the second games where football was played and was held in New Caledonia during December 1966. In the final, Tahiti upset all predictions by defeating New Caledonia by 2-0.[1][2]

Group stage[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Tahiti 4 2 2 0 0 9 3 +6
 Papua New Guinea 2 2 1 0 1 12 5 +7
 Wallis and Futuna 0 2 0 0 2 1 14 -13
Tahiti 4 - 3 Papua New Guinea

Tahiti 5 - 0 Wallis and Futuna

Group 2[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 New Caledonia 4 2 2 0 0 13 0 +13
 New Hebrides 1 2 0 1 1 4 9 -5
 Solomon Islands 1 2 0 1 1 4 12 -8
New Caledonia 8 - 0 Solomon Islands

New Caledonia 5 - 0 New Hebrides

Solomon Islands 4 - 4 New Hebrides

Semi finals[edit]

New Caledonia 4 - 0 Papua New Guinea

Tahiti 3 - 0 New Hebrides

Bronze medal match[edit]

 New Hebrides5 - 2 Papua New Guinea

Gold medal match[edit]

New Caledonia 0 - 2 Tahiti


 1966 South Pacific Games Winners 

Tahiti
First title

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "South Pacific Games 1966 (Papua New Guinea)". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 1966. Retrieved 16 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Pacific Games teams' title won by New Caledonia". The Canberra Times. 19 December 1966. Retrieved 16 May 2015.