1981 Women's Nordic Football Championship

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1981 Women's Nordic Football Championship
Tournament details
Host countryFinland
Dates15 July – 19 July 1981
Teams4
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
ChampionsFlag of Sweden.svg  Sweden (5th title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored12 (2 per match)
Attendance2,970 (495 per match)
Top scorer(s) Flag of Sweden.svg Pia Sundhage
Flag of Sweden.svg Birgitta Söderström (2 goals each)
1980
1982

1981 Women's Nordic Football Championship was the eighth edition of the Women's Nordic Football Championship tournament. It was held from 15 July to 19 July in Finland.

Women's Nordic Football Championship was an international football competition contested by the women's national football teams of the Nordic countries. The tournament was held annually between 1974 and 1982. Finland, Denmark and Sweden competed from the start, Norway joined the tournament in 1978. Iceland and Faroe Islands did not take part at the competition.

Finland Republic in Northern Europe

Finland, officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east. Finland is a Nordic country and is situated in the geographical region of Fennoscandia. The capital and largest city is Helsinki. Other major cities are Espoo, Vantaa, Tampere, Oulu and Turku.

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Standings

TeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 330061+56
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 31113414
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 30211212
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 30122531

Results

Norway  Flag of Norway.svg0–2Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Report Andersson Soccerball shade.svg ?'
Ödlund Soccerball shade.svg ?'
Centralplan, Karis
Attendance: 285

Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg0–0Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
Report
Töölön Pallokenttä, Helsinki
Attendance: 550
Referee: Ari Petäjä, Finland


Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg0–0Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Report
Keskuskenttä, Porvoo
Attendance: 300
Referee: Taisto Mäkelä, Finland

Finland  Flag of Finland.svg0–2Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Report Sundhage Soccerball shade.svg 30'
Söderström Soccerball shade.svg 52'
Urheilupuisto, Hyvinkää
Attendance: 300
Referee: Erkki Multanen, Finland


Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg1–2Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Own goal Soccerball shade.svg ?' Report Söderström Soccerball shade.svg 7'
Sundhage Soccerball shade.svg 20'
Töölön Pallokenttä, Helsinki
Attendance: 750
Referee: Heikki L. Tuominen, Finland

Finland  Flag of Finland.svg3–2Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Rautiainen Soccerball shade.svg 8'
Mortensen Kvistnes Soccerball shade.svg 18' (o.g.)
Jääskeläinen Soccerball shade.svg 23'
Report Støre Soccerball shade.svg 39'
Bjørkli Soccerball shade.svg 76'
Töölön Pallokenttä, Helsinki
Attendance: 785
Referee: Gunnar Hellgren, Finland

Goalscorers

2 goals
1 goal

Eva Maria "Tjorven" Andersson is a retired Swedish swimmer who won a bronze medal in the 4 × 100 m freestyle relay at the 1970 European Aquatics Championships. She finished sixth in the same event at the 1972 Summer Olympics.

Heidi Støre is a former Norwegian footballer and world champion as captain for the national team.

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