2008 Peace Queen Cup

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2008 Peace Queen Cup
Peace Queen Cup 2008 Suwon
Peace Queen Cup 2008.png
Tournament details
Host countrySouth Korea
Dates14 – 21 June
Teams8 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
ChampionsFlag of the United States.svg  United States (2nd title)
Runners-upFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Tournament statistics
Matches played13
Goals scored31 (2.38 per match)
Top scorer(s) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Christine Sinclair
(5 goals)
Best player(s) Flag of the United States.svg Angela Hucles
2006
2010

The 2008 Peace Queen Cup was the second edition of the Peace Queen Cup. It was held from 14 to 21 June 2008 in Suwon, South Korea.

The Peace Queen Cup was an invitational women's association football tournament for national teams organized by the Sunmoon Peace Football Foundation. Its three editions were all been hosted by South Korea. The foundation also organized the Peace Cup, a men's tournament featuring club teams.

Suwon Specific city in Sudogwon, South Korea

Suwon is the capital and largest metropolis of Gyeonggi-do, South Korea's most populous province which surrounds Seoul, the national capital. Suwon lies about 30 kilometres south of Seoul. It is traditionally known as "The City of Filial Piety". With a population close to 1.2 million, it is larger than Ulsan, although it is not governed as a metropolitan city.

South Korea Republic in East Asia

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (ROK), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying to the east of the Asian mainland. The name Korea is derived from Goguryeo which was one of the great powers in East Asia during its time, ruling most of the Korean Peninsula, Manchuria, parts of the Russian Far East and Inner Mongolia, under Gwanggaeto the Great. South Korea lies in the north temperate zone and has a predominantly mountainous terrain. It comprises an estimated 51.4 million residents distributed over 100,363 km2 (38,750 sq mi). Its capital and largest city is Seoul, with a population of around 10 million.

Contents

Venues

Suwon
Suwon World Cup Stadium Suwon Civic Stadium
Capacity: 43,959Capacity: 24,670
Suwon Sports Complex.JPG

Group stage

All times are Korean Standard Time (KST) – UTC+9

Group A

TeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 3300101+99
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 320154+16
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 310224−23
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 300308−80
South Korea  Flag of South Korea.svg2 – 1Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Kwon Ha-Neul Soccerball shade.svg 68'
Park Hee-young Soccerball shade.svg 70'
Yallop Soccerball shade.svg 13'

Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg5 – 0Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina
Matheson Soccerball shade.svg 25'
Sinclair Soccerball shade.svg 46', 54'
Tancredi Soccerball shade.svg 59'
Timko Soccerball shade.svg 87' (pen.)

South Korea  Flag of South Korea.svg1 – 3Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Kim Su-Yeon Soccerball shade.svg 74' Lang Soccerball shade.svg 36'
Sinclair Soccerball shade.svg 47', 73'

Argentina  Flag of Argentina.svg0 – 1Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Hearn Soccerball shade.svg 7'

New Zealand  Flag of New Zealand.svg0 – 2Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Sinclair Soccerball shade.svg 2'
Lang Soccerball shade.svg 52' (pen.)

Argentina  Flag of Argentina.svg0 – 2Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
Cha Yun-Hee Soccerball shade.svg 27'
Jeon Ga-Eul Soccerball shade.svg 84'

Group B

TeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 330051+49
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 320152+36
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 310223−13
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 300317−60
United States  Flag of the United States.svg2 – 1Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Kai Soccerball shade.svg 35'
Wambach Soccerball shade.svg 77'
Garriock Soccerball shade.svg 57'

Brazil  Flag of Brazil.svg2 – 1Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Érika Soccerball shade.svg 6'
Maurine Soccerball shade.svg 77'
Zorri Soccerball shade.svg 45' (pen.)

United States  Flag of the United States.svg1 – 0Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
Rodriguez Soccerball shade.svg 41'

Italy  Flag of Italy.svg0 – 3Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Garriock Soccerball shade.svg 66', 68'
Chapman Soccerball shade.svg 89'

Australia  Flag of Australia (converted).svg1 – 0Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
Simon Soccerball shade.svg 90+2'

Italy  Flag of Italy.svg0 – 2Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Wambach Soccerball shade.svg 41', 51'

Final

Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg0 – 1Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Hucles Soccerball shade.svg 90+2'

Awards

Winners

 Peace Queen Cup 2008 Winners 
Flag of the United States.svg
United States
Second title

Individual awards

Top GoalscorersMost Valuable PlayerFair Play Award
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Christine Sinclair Flag of the United States.svg Angela Hucles Flag of Italy.svg  Italy

Scorers

5 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

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