2000 Algarve Cup

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2000 Algarve Cup
Tournament details
Host country Portugal
Dates 1218 March 2000
Teams 8 (from 3 confederations)
Final positions
ChampionsFlag of the United States.svg  United States (1st title)
Runners-upFlag of Norway.svg  Norway
Third placeFlag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 50 (3.13 per match)
Top scorer(s) Flag of Norway.svg Dagny Mellgren
(4 goals)
1999
2001

The 2000 Algarve Cup was the seventh edition of the Algarve Cup, an invitational women's association football tournament. It took place between 12 and 18 March 2000 in Portugal with United States winning the event defeating Norway, 1-0, in the final-game. China ended up third defeating Sweden, 1-0, in the third prize game. [1]

The Algarve Cup, nicknamed the Mini FIFA Women's World Cup, is a global invitational tournament for national teams in women's association football hosted by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF). Held annually in the Algarve region of Portugal since 1994, it is one of the most prestigious and longest-running women's international football events.

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.

Portugal Republic in Southwestern Europe

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located mostly on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost sovereign state of mainland Europe. It is bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean and to the north and east by Spain. Its territory also includes the Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira, both autonomous regions with their own regional governments.

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Format

The eight participating teams are Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Portugal, Sweden and the United States.

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).

China womens national football team womens national association football team representing the Peoples Republic of China

The Chinese women's national football team, recognized as China PR by FIFA, is governed by the Chinese Football Association. The team is colloquially referred to as "Zhōngguó Nǚzú".

Denmark womens national football team womens national association football team representing Denmark

The Denmark women's national football team represents Denmark in international women's football. The team is controlled by the Danish Football Association (DBU).

The eight teams were split into two groups that played a round-robin group stage. On completion of this, the fourth placed teams from each group would playoff to determine seventh and eighth place, the third placed teams from each group would play each other to decide fifth and sixth place, the second placed teams in each group would play to determine third and fourth place and the winners of the groups would compete for first and second place.

A round-robin tournament is a competition in which each contestant meets all other contestants in turn. A round-robin contrasts with an elimination tournament, in which participants are eliminated after a certain number of losses.

Points awarded in the group stage are three points for a win, one point for a draw and none for a loss.

Group A

TeamPtsPldWDLGFGAGD
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 93300101+9
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 6320162+4
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 33102330
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 0300311413
United States  Flag of the United States.svg70Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
Soccerball shade.svg 5'Soccerball shade.svg 11'Soccerball shade.svg 63' Cindy Parlow
Soccerball shade.svg 6' Shannon McMillan
Soccerball shade.svg 22' Joy Fawcett
Soccerball shade.svg 67' Tisha Venturini
Soccerball shade.svg 88' Julie Foudy
Report
Report

Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg10Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
Soccerball shade.svg Elin Flyborg

United States  Flag of the United States.svg21Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
Soccerball shade.svg 67' Lorrie Fair
Soccerball shade.svg 86' Shannon McMillan
Report Soccerball shade.svg 10' Gitte Krogh

Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg51Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
Soccerball shade.svgSoccerball shade.svg Kristin Bengtsson
Soccerball shade.svgSoccerball shade.svg Tina Nordlund
Soccerball shade.svg Sundh
Report Soccerball shade.svg 31' Paula Reis

United States  Flag of the United States.svg10Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Soccerball shade.svg 65' Mia Hamm Report

Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg20Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
Soccerball shade.svg Merete Pedersen
Soccerball shade.svg Gitte Krogh
Report

Group B

TeamPtsPldWDLGFGAGD
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 9330071+6
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 6320184+4
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 33102374
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 03003286
China PR  Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg40Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
Soccerball shade.svg 12'Soccerball shade.svg 52' Sun Wen
Soccerball shade.svg 19' Jin Yan
Soccerball shade.svg 35' Zhang Ouying
Report

Norway  Flag of Norway.svg20Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
Soccerball shade.svg 38' Marianne Pettersen
Soccerball shade.svg 57' Dagny Mellgren
Report

China PR  Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg41Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
Soccerball shade.svg Jin Yan
Soccerball shade.svg Zhang Ouying
Soccerball shade.svg Zhao Lihong
Soccerball shade.svg Liu Ying
Soccerball shade.svg Christina Forssell

Norway  Flag of Norway.svg21Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
Soccerball shade.svg 14' Marianne Pettersen
Soccerball shade.svg 45' Linda Ørmen
Report Soccerball shade.svg 8' Christine Sinclair

China PR  Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg03Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Report Soccerball shade.svg 7'Soccerball shade.svg 28'Soccerball shade.svg 63' Dagny Mellgren

Finland  Flag of Finland.svg12Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
Soccerball shade.svg 24' Satu Kinnas Report Soccerball shade.svg 32' Isabelle Harvey
Soccerball shade.svg 89' Amy Walsh

Seventh place

Finland  Flag of Finland.svg30Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
Soccerball shade.svg Heidi Kackur
Soccerball shade.svg Christina Forssell
Soccerball shade.svg Laura Kalmari
Report

Fifth place

Canada  Flag of Canada.svg32Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
Soccerball shade.svg 4'Soccerball shade.svg 57' Christine Sinclair
Soccerball shade.svg 29' Breanna Boyd
Report Soccerball shade.svg 10' Merete Pedersen
Soccerball shade.svg 58' Lene Jensen

Third place

China PR  Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg10Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Soccerball shade.svg Sun Wen

Final

United States  Flag of the United States.svg10Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Soccerball shade.svg 9' (penalty) Brandi Chastain Report

Final standings

RankTeam
Gold medal icon.svgFlag of the United States.svg  United States
Silver medal icon.svgFlag of Norway.svg  Norway
Bronze medal icon.svgFlag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR
4Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
5Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
6Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
7Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
8Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal

Goal scorers

Goals
Soccerball shade.svg
Player
4
Flag of Norway.svg Dagny Mellgren
3
Flag of Canada.svg Christine Sinclair
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Sun Wen
Flag of the United States.svg Cindy Parlow
2
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Jin Yan
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhang Ouying
Flag of Denmark.svg Gitte Krogh
Flag of Denmark.svg Merete Pedersen
Flag of Finland.svg Christina Forssell
Flag of Norway.svg Marianne Pettersen
Flag of Sweden.svg Tina Nordlund
Flag of Sweden.svg Kristin Bengtsson
Flag of the United States.svg Shannon MacMillan
1
20 athletes
0 own goal
 2000 Algarve Cup 
Flag of the United States.svg
United States
First title

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References

  1. Jack Thompson (19 March 2000). "Chastain's Goal Powers US to Tournament Title". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2 February 2017.