2016 Algarve Cup

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2016 Algarve Cup
Tournament details
Host countryFlag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
Dates2–9 March 2016
Teams8 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
ChampionsFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada (1st title)
Runners-upFlag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
Third placeFlag of Iceland.svg  Iceland
Fourth placeFlag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored38 (2.38 per match)
Top scorer(s) Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Janice Cayman
(4 goals)
Best player(s) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Kadeisha Buchanan
Fair play awardFlag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
2015
2017

The 2016 Algarve Cup was the 23rd edition of the Algarve Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Portugal. It took place from 2 to 9 March. [1] [2]

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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Teams

Team FIFA Rankings
(December 2015)
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
28
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
7
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
11
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
15
Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland
19
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
16
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
40
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
22

Referees

On 19 February 2016, FIFA announced the referees and the assistant referees for the tournament. [3]

FIFA International governing body of association football

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association is an organization which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, fútsal, beach soccer, and eFootball. FIFA is responsible for the organization of football's major international tournaments, notably the World Cup which commenced in 1930 and the Women's World Cup which commenced in 1991.

ConfederationRefereesAssistant referees
AFC

Flag of Myanmar.svg Aye Thein

Flag of South Korea.svg Lee Seul Gi
Flag of Vietnam.svg Thi Le Trinh Truong

CAF

Flag of Ethiopia.svg Ledya Tafesse

Flag of Ghana.svg Emmanuella Aglago
Flag of Cameroon.svg Josiane Mbakop

CONMEBOL

Flag of Costa Rica.svg Marianela Araya Cruz
Flag of Paraguay.svg Olga Miranda

Flag of Cuba.svg Nereida Diaz
Flag of Costa Rica.svg Katherine Jimenez
Flag of Brazil.svg Neuza Back
Flag of Venezuela.svg Yoleida Lara

OFC

Flag of the Cook Islands.svg Tupou Patia

Flag of Samoa.svg Maria Tamalelagi
Flag of Fiji.svg Lonisa Elite Dilioni

UEFA

Flag of Portugal.svg Sandra Braz
Flag of Poland.svg Monika Mularczyk
Flag of Sweden.svg Sara Persson

Flag of Portugal.svg Olga Martins
Flag of North Macedonia.svg Biljana Atanasovski
Flag of Poland.svg Anna Dabrowska
Flag of Poland.svg Katarzyna Wojs
Flag of Sweden.svg Annica Johansson
Flag of Sweden.svg Julia Magnusson

Squads

Group stage

The groups were announced on 14 December 2015, [4] with the match schedule being announced on 10 February 2016. [5]
All times WET (UTC±00:00).

Western European Time time zone

Western European Time is a time zone covering parts of western and northwestern Europe. The following countries and regions use WET in winter months:

UTC±00:00 identifier for the UTC

UTC±00:00 is the following time:

Tie-breaking criteria

For the group stage of this tournament, where two or more teams in a group tied on an equal number of points, the finishing positions will be determined by the following tie-breaking criteria in the following order: [6]

In games and sports, a tiebreaker or tiebreak is used to determine a winner from among players or teams that are tied at the end of a contest, or a set of contests.

  1. number of points obtained in the matches among the teams in question
  2. goal difference in all the group matches
  3. number of goals scored in all the group matches
  4. fair-play ranking in all the group matches
  5. FIFA ranking

Group A

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
1Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 320121+16
2Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland 320163+36
3Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 31023413
4Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 31023633
Source: [ citation needed ]
Iceland  Flag of Iceland.svg2–1Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Jónsdóttir Soccerball shade.svg 5'
Brynjarsdóttir Soccerball shade.svg 90+2'
Report Cayman Soccerball shade.svg 42'
Lagos Municipal Stadium, Lagos
Referee: Ledya Tafesse (Ethiopia)
Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg0–1Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
Report Nadim Soccerball shade.svg 55'
Albufeira Municipal Stadium, Albufeira
Referee: Olga Miranda (Paraguay)

Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg1–0Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Clarke Soccerball shade.svg 87' Report
VRS António Sports Complex, Vila Real de Santo António
Referee: Sandra Braz (Portugal)
Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg1–4Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland
Nadim Soccerball shade.svg 53' Report Þorvaldsdóttir Soccerball shade.svg 11'
Ómarsdóttir Soccerball shade.svg 12'
Magnúsdóttir Soccerball shade.svg 56', 90'
Bela Vista Municipal Stadium, Parchal
Referee: Tupou Patia (Cook Islands)
Note: The Football Association of Iceland match report lists Elín Metta Jensen (10'), Denmark own goal (12'), Sandra Jessen (59') and Hólmfríður Magnúsdóttir (90') as the goal scorers of this match. [7] However, for the statistics purpose of this page, the data provided by the tournament's organizer (Portuguese Football Federation) is being used.

Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg1–2Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Sandvej Soccerball shade.svg 90+3' Report Sørensen Soccerball shade.svg 43' (o.g.)
Cayman Soccerball shade.svg 86'
Albufeira Municipal Stadium, Albufeira
Referee: Aye Thein (Myanmar)
Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg1–0Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland
Beckie Soccerball shade.svg 41' Report
Lagos Municipal Stadium, Lagos
Referee: Monika Mularczyk (Poland)

Group B

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
1Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 330071+69
2Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 31111104
3Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 31111324
4Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 30031540
Source: [ citation needed ]
Portugal  Flag of Portugal.svg0–1Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Report Makarenko Soccerball shade.svg 58'
Albufeira Municipal Stadium, Albufeira
Referee: Sara Persson (Sweden)
Brazil  Flag of Brazil.svg1–0Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Debinha Soccerball shade.svg 20' Report
Lagos Municipal Stadium, Lagos
Referee: Marianela Araya (Costa Rica)

New Zealand  Flag of New Zealand.svg0–0Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Report
Bela Vista Municipal Stadium, Parchal
Referee: Aye Thein (Myanmar)
Portugal  Flag of Portugal.svg1–3Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
T. Pinto Soccerball shade.svg 30' Report Cristiane Soccerball shade.svg 17'
Marta Soccerball shade.svg 22'
Raquel Soccerball shade.svg 74'
VRS António Sports Complex, Vila Real de Santo António
Referee: Monika Mularczyk (Poland)

Brazil  Flag of Brazil.svg3–0Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Formiga Soccerball shade.svg 51'
Bia Soccerball shade.svg 66'
Thaís Guedes Soccerball shade.svg 89'
Report
Lagos Municipal Stadium, Lagos
Referee: Sandra Braz (Portugal)
Portugal  Flag of Portugal.svg0–1Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Report Hearn Soccerball shade.svg 78'
Albufeira Municipal Stadium, Albufeira
Referee: Ledya Tafesse (Ethiopia)
Note: The New Zealand Football match report lists Annalie Longo (69') as the goal scorer of this match. [8] However, for the statistics purpose of this page, the data provided by the tournament's organizer (Portuguese Football Federation) is being used.

Placement matches

Matches times and venues were announced on 7 March 2016. [9]

7th Place

Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg3–1Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
Troelsgaard Soccerball shade.svg 4', 11'
Rasmussen Soccerball shade.svg 81'
Report Di. Silva Soccerball shade.svg 73'
Bela Vista Municipal Stadium, Parchal
Referee: Tupou Patia (Cook Islands)

5th Place

Belgium  Flag of Belgium (civil).svg5–0Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Wullaert Soccerball shade.svg 18'
Cayman Soccerball shade.svg 42', 73'
Schryvers Soccerball shade.svg 51'
Coutereels Soccerball shade.svg 61' (pen.)
Report
VRS António Sports Complex, Vila Real de Santo António
Referee: Marianela Araya Cruz (Costa Rica)

3rd Place

Note: The official match report lists just the players who converted the penalties, in no particular order. New Zealand Football reports the missed penalty as being the sixth from New Zealand, citing Anna Green as the player who missed (contradicting the official report), without providing any information on the players who successfully converted their penalties. [10] For the statistics purpose of this page, the data provided by the tournament's organizer (Portuguese Football Federation) is being used.

Final

Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg2–1Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
Zadorsky Soccerball shade.svg 60'
Beckie Soccerball shade.svg 67'
Report Andressa Alves Soccerball shade.svg 90'
Bela Vista Municipal Stadium, Parchal
Referee: Sara Persson (Sweden)
Note: The Brazilian Football Confederation match report lists Cristiane as the Brazilian goal scorer of this match. [11] However, for the statistics purpose of this page, the data provided by the tournament's organizer (Portuguese Football Federation) is being used.

Final standings

Goalscorers

4 goals
2 goals
Janine Beckie American association football player

Janine Elizabeth Beckie is a Canadian soccer player who plays for Manchester City and the Canada women's national soccer team. She previously played for Sky Blue FC and the Houston Dash in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL). She is a dual citizen of Canada and the United States.

Nadia Nadim Danish national team forward

Nadia Nadim is an Afghan-Danish football player who plays as a striker for Paris Saint-Germain.

Hólmfríður Magnúsdóttir Icelandic footballer

Hólmfríður "Frida" Magnúsdóttir is an Icelandic footballer who plays for KR. She plays as a left winger or as an attacking midfielder. Hólmfríður is part of Iceland's national team and represented her country at the 2009 and 2013 editions of the UEFA Women's Championship.

1 goal
Own goal

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