1991 CONCACAF Women's Championship

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1991 CONCACAF Women's Championship
1991 Coupe d'Or CONCACAF Femmes
1991 Chanpyona CONCACAF Fi a
Tournament details
Host countryHaiti
Dates18–28 April 1991
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
ChampionsFlag of the United States.svg  United States (1st title)
Runners-upFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Third placeFlag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago
Fourth placeFlag of Haiti.svg  Haiti
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored101 (6.31 per match)
1993

The 1991 CONCACAF Women's Championship was the first staging of the CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup, the international women's association football tournament for North America, Central America and Caribbean nations organized by CONCACAF. The tournament took place in Port-au-Prince, Haiti between 18 and 27 April 1991 and consisted of 8 national teams. The matches were 80 minutes long.

Womens association football association football when played by women

Women's association football, also commonly known as women's football or women's soccer is the most prominent team sport played by women around the globe. It is played at the professional level in numerous countries throughout the world and 176 national teams participate internationally.

North America Continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas. It is bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, and to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean Sea.

Central America central geographic region of the Americas

Central America is located on the southern tip of North America, or is sometimes defined as a subcontinent of the Americas, bordered by Mexico to the north, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the east, and the Pacific Ocean to the west and south. Central America consists of seven countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. The combined population of Central America has been estimated to be 41,739,000 and 42,688,190.

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The United States won the tournament after defeating Canada 5–0 in the final match and became CONCACAF's single qualifier for the 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup, celebrated in the People's Republic of China in November.

United States womens national soccer team womens national association football team representing the United States

The United States Women's National Soccer Team (USWNT) represents the United States in international women's soccer. The team is the most successful in international women's soccer, winning three Women's World Cup titles, four Olympic women's gold medals, eight CONCACAF Gold Cups, and ten Algarve Cups. It medaled in every single World Cup and Olympic tournament in women's soccer history from 1991 to 2015, before being knocked out in the quarterfinal of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The team is governed by United States Soccer Federation and competes in CONCACAF.

Canada womens national soccer team womens national association football team representing Canada

The Canada women's national soccer team is overseen by the Canadian Soccer Association and competes in the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF).

1991 FIFA Womens World Cup 1991 edition of the FIFA Womens World Cup

The 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup was the inaugural FIFA Women's World Cup, the world championship for women's national association football teams. It took place in Guangdong, China from 16 to 30 November 1991. FIFA, football's international governing body selected China as host nation as Guangdong had hosted a prototype world championship three years earlier, the 1988 FIFA Women's Invitation Tournament. Matches were played in the state capital, Guangzhou, as well as in Foshan, Jiangmen and Zhongshan. The competition was sponsored by Mars, Incorporated. With FIFA still reluctant to bestow their "World Cup" brand, the tournament was officially known as the 1st FIFA World Championship for Women's Football for the M&M's Cup.

Participating teams

Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica
Flag of Haiti.svg  Haiti (hosts)
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
Snake Flag of Martinique.svg  Martinique
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago

Results

Group stage

Group A

TeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 3300340+346
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago 3111412−83
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 3102916−72
Snake Flag of Martinique.svg  Martinique 3012221−191
United States  Flag of the United States.svg12–0Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
Hamm Soccerball shade.svg 8'
Akers Soccerball shade.svg 10', 25'
Heinrichs Soccerball shade.svg 21', 36'
Foudy Soccerball shade.svg 28'
Chastain Soccerball shade.svg 40', 43', 47', 66', 74'
Jennings Soccerball shade.svg 77'
Report
Attendance: 40,000 [1]

United States  Flag of the United States.svg12–0Snake Flag of Martinique.svg  Martinique
Heinrichs Soccerball shade.svg ?', ?', ?'
Akers Soccerball shade.svg ?', ?'
Hamm Soccerball shade.svg ?', ?'
Biefeld Soccerball shade.svg ?', ?'
Foudy Soccerball shade.svg ?'
Gebauer Soccerball shade.svg ?'
Chastain Soccerball shade.svg ?'
Report

United States  Flag of the United States.svg10–0Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago
Hamm Soccerball shade.svg ?', ?'
Jennings Soccerball shade.svg ?', ?'
Gebauer Soccerball shade.svg ?', ?'
Akers Soccerball shade.svg ?', ?'
Bates Soccerball shade.svg ?'
Chastain Soccerball shade.svg ?'
Report

Group B

TeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 3300170+176
Flag of Haiti.svg  Haiti 320152+34
Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica 3102211−92
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 3003112−110
Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg6–0Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica
Hooper Soccerball shade.svg ?', ?'
McEachern Soccerball shade.svg ?'
Vamos Soccerball shade.svg ?'
Gareau Soccerball shade.svg ?'
Caron Soccerball shade.svg ?'
Report
Attendance: 40,000
Jamaica  Flag of Jamaica.svg0–1Flag of Haiti.svg  Haiti
Attendance: 40,000

Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg9–0Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
Hooper Soccerball shade.svg ?', ?', ?', ?'
Gareau Soccerball shade.svg ?', ?', ?'
Mairs Soccerball shade.svg ?' (o.g.)
Report
Attendance: 40,000
Haiti  Flag of Haiti.svg4–0Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica
Attendance: 40,000

Jamaica  Flag of Jamaica.svg1–2Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica
Report Alemán Soccerball shade.svg ?'
Álvarez Soccerball shade.svg ?'
Attendance: 40,000
Haiti  Flag of Haiti.svg0–2Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Report Hooper Soccerball shade.svg ?'
Vamos Soccerball shade.svg ?'
Attendance: 40,000

Knockout stage

Bracket

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
24 April
 
 
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 6
 
27 April
 
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago 0
 
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 0
 
25 April
 
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 5
 
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 10
 
 
Flag of Haiti.svg  Haiti 0
 
Third place
 
 
28 April
 
 
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago 4
 
 
Flag of Haiti.svg  Haiti 2

Semi-finals

Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg6–0Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago
Caron Soccerball shade.svg ?', ?', ?'
Vamos Soccerball shade.svg ?', ?'
Cant Soccerball shade.svg ?'
Report

United States  Flag of the United States.svg10–0Flag of Haiti.svg  Haiti
Heinrichs Soccerball shade.svg ?', ?'
Akers Soccerball shade.svg ?', ?'
Jennings Soccerball shade.svg ?', ?'
Bates Soccerball shade.svg ?', ?'
Lilly Soccerball shade.svg ?'
Biefeld Soccerball shade.svg ?'
Report
Attendance: 40,000

Third place playoff

Final

Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg0–5Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Report Akers Soccerball shade.svg 3', 13', 70'
Lilly Soccerball shade.svg 15'
Heinrichs Soccerball shade.svg 66'
Attendance: 30,000 [2]

Awards

 1991 CONCACAF's Women's Championship Winners 
Flag of the United States.svg
United States
First title

Statistics

Goalscorers

11 goals
8 goals
7 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

Joan McEachern is a Canadian footballer who played as a midfielder for the Canada women's national soccer team. She was part of the team at the 1995 FIFA Women's World Cup.

Own goals

Final ranking

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
1Flag of the United States.svg  United States 5500490+4910
2Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 5401235+188
3Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago 5212820−125
4Flag of Haiti.svg  Haiti 5203716−94
Eliminated in the group stage
5Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 3102916−72
6Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica 3102211−92
7Snake Flag of Martinique.svg  Martinique 3012221−191
8Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 3003112−110

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