OFC U-19 Championship

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OFC U-19 Championship
Founded1974
Region Oceania (OFC)
Number of teams8 (final stage)
11 (total)
Current championsFlag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand (7th title)
Most successful team(s)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia (12 titles)
Website http://www.oceaniafootball.com
Soccerball current event.svg 2020 OFC U-19 Championship

The OFC U-19 Championship is a tournament held once every two years to decide the under-19 champions of Oceania and also decides who will represent Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) at the biennial FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Contents

Between 1974 and 2012, the competition was open to teams under 20 years of age and called the OFC U-20 Championship. Since 2014, the age limit was darkreduced to under 19 years of age, [1] and since 2018, the tournament name was changed to the OFC U-19 Championship.

Eligible teams

Fourteen nations are eligible to participate in the tournament, these are:

Former teams

Results

Summaries

EditionYearHostWinnersScoreRunners-upThird placeScoreFourth place
1 1974 Flag of French Polynesia.svg Tahiti Flag of French Polynesia.svg
Tahiti
2–0Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
Flag of New Hebrides.svg
New Hebrides
Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg
New Caledonia
2 1978 Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Australia
Round RobinFlag of Fiji.svg
Fiji
Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
Round RobinFlag of Papua New Guinea.svg
Papua New Guinea
3 1980 Flag of Fiji.svg Fiji Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
2–0Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Australia
Flag of Fiji.svg
Fiji
4–3Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg
New Caledonia
4 1982 Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg Papua New Guinea Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Australia
4–3 (aet)Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
Flag of Fiji.svg
Fiji
2–1Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg
Papua New Guinea
5 1985 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Australia Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Australia
Round RobinFlag of Israel.svg
Israel
Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
Round RobinFlag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg
Chinese Taipei
6 1986 Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Australia
Round RobinFlag of Israel.svg
Israel
Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
Round RobinFlag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg
Chinese Taipei
7 1988 Flag of Fiji.svg Fiji Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Australia
1–0Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg
Chinese Taipei
2–0Flag of Fiji.svg
Fiji
8 1990 Flag of Fiji.svg Fiji Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Australia
Round RobinFlag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
Flag of Vanuatu.svg
Vanuatu
Round RobinFlag of French Polynesia.svg
Tahiti
9 1992 Flag of French Polynesia.svg Tahiti Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
Round RobinFlag of French Polynesia.svg
Tahiti
Flag of Fiji.svg
Fiji
Round RobinFlag of Vanuatu.svg
Vanuatu
10 1994 Flag of Fiji.svg Fiji Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Australia
1–0Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg
Solomon Islands
0–0 (4–2 on pen)Flag of Vanuatu.svg
Vanuatu
11 1997 Flag of French Polynesia.svg Tahiti Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Australia
2–1Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
Flag of Fiji.svg
Fiji
1–1 (5–4 on pen)Flag of French Polynesia.svg
Tahiti
12 1998 Flag of Samoa.svg Samoa Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Australia
2–0Flag of Fiji.svg
Fiji
Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
2–1Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg
Solomon Islands
13 2001 Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg New Caledonia & Flag of the Cook Islands.svg Cook Islands Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Australia
Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
No third place match
14 2002 Flag of Vanuatu.svg Vanuatu & Flag of Fiji.svg Fiji Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Australia
Flag of Fiji.svg
Fiji
No third place match
15 2005 Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg Solomon Islands Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Australia
3–0Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg
Solomon Islands
Flag of Vanuatu.svg
Vanuatu
4–1Flag of Fiji.svg
Fiji
16 2007 Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
Round RobinFlag of Fiji.svg
Fiji
Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg
Solomon Islands
Round RobinFlag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg
New Caledonia
17 2008 Flag of French Polynesia.svg Tahiti Flag of French Polynesia.svg
Tahiti
Round RobinFlag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg
New Caledonia
Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
Round RobinFlag of Fiji.svg
Fiji
18 2011 Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
3–1Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg
Solomon Islands
Flag of Vanuatu.svg
Vanuatu
2–0Flag of Fiji.svg
Fiji
19 2013 Flag of Fiji.svg Fiji Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
Round RobinFlag of Fiji.svg
Fiji
Flag of Vanuatu.svg
Vanuatu
Round RobinNew Caledonia flags merged (2017).svg
New Caledonia
20 2014 [nb 1] Flag of Fiji.svg Fiji Flag of Fiji.svg
Fiji
Round RobinFlag of Vanuatu.svg
Vanuatu
New Caledonia flags merged (2017).svg
New Caledonia
Round RobinFlag of the Solomon Islands.svg
Solomon Islands
21 2016 Flag of Vanuatu.svg Vanuatu Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
5–0Flag of Vanuatu.svg
Vanuatu
No third place match
22 2018 Flag of French Polynesia.svg Tahiti [2] Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
1–0Flag of French Polynesia.svg
Tahiti
New Caledonia flags merged (2017).svg
New Caledonia
4–1Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg
Solomon Islands
Notes
  1. The age restriction was reduced to 19 years of age to ensure those who entered were also eligible for the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Performances by team

TeamChampionsRunners-upThird-placeFourth-place
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 12 (1978, 1982, 1985*, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1994, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2005)1 (1980)
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 7 (1980, 1992, 2007*, 2011*, 2013, 2016, 2018)7 (1974, 1982, 1988, 1990, 1994, 1996, 2001)5 (1978*, 1985, 1986*, 1998, 2008)
Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Tahiti 2 (1974*, 2008*)2 (1992*, 2018*)2 (1990, 1997*)
Flag of Fiji.svg  Fiji 1 (2014*)5 (1978, 1998, 2002*, 2007, 2013*)4 (1980*, 1982, 1992, 1997)4 (1988*, 2005, 2008, 2011)
Flag of Vanuatu.svg  Vanuatu 2 (2014, 2016*)5 (1974, [lower-alpha 1] 1990, 2002*, 2007, 2013)2 (1992, 1994)
Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg  Solomon Islands 2 (2005*, 2011)2 (1994, 2007)3 (1998, 2014, 2018)
Flag of Israel.svg  Israel 2 (1985, 1986)
New Caledonia flags merged (2017).svg  New Caledonia 1 (2008)2 (2014, 2018)4 (1974, 1980, 2007, 2013)
Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg  Chinese Taipei 1 (1988)2 (1985, 1986)
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea 2 (1978, 1982*)
* = As hosts
Notes
  1. This 1974 third place was achieved by Vanuatu under its former name New Hebrides.

Participating nations

Legend
Team Flag of French Polynesia.svg
1974
Flag of New Zealand.svg
1978
Flag of Fiji.svg
1980
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg
1982
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
1985
Flag of New Zealand.svg
1986
Flag of Fiji.svg
1988
Flag of Fiji.svg
1990
Flag of French Polynesia.svg
1992
Flag of Fiji.svg
1994
Flag of French Polynesia.svg
1997
Flag of Samoa.svg
1998
Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg Flag of the Cook Islands.svg
2001
Flag of Vanuatu.svg Flag of Fiji.svg
2002
Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg
2005
Flag of New Zealand.svg
2007
Flag of French Polynesia.svg
2008
Flag of New Zealand.svg
2011
Flag of Fiji.svg
2013
Flag of Fiji.svg
2014
Flag of Vanuatu.svg
2016
Flag of French Polynesia.svg
2018
Years
Flag of American Samoa.svg  American Samoa ×××××××××××GS×××××GS×6thPRPR5
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia ×1st2nd1st1st1st1st1st×1st1st1st1st1st1stPart of AFC 13
Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg  Chinese Taipei ××××4th4th3rdPart of AFC 3
Flag of the Cook Islands.svg  Cook Islands ××××××××××××GS×××××××GSPR3
Flag of Fiji.svg  Fiji ×2nd3rd3rd5th5th4th5th3rdGS3rd2ndGS2nd4th2nd4th4th2nd1stGSGS21
Flag of Israel.svg  Israel ××××2nd2nd××Part of UEFA 2
New Caledonia flags merged (2017).svg  New Caledonia 4th×4th×××××××××GSGSGS4th2ndGS4th3rdSF3rd12
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 2nd3rd1st2nd3rd3rd2nd2nd1st2nd2nd3rd2ndGSGS1st3rd1st1st×1st1st21
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea ×4th6th4th6th×GS×5thGS××GSGS×××GS5th5thGSGS14
Flag of Samoa.svg  Samoa ××××××GS××GS×GSGSGSGS7th××××PRPR9
Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg  Solomon Islands ×××××××××3rd×4thGS×2nd3rd×2nd×4thSF4th9
Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Tahiti 1st×5th××××4th2ndGS4th×GS××5th1st×××GS2nd11
Flag of Tonga.svg  Tonga ×××××××××××GSGSGSGS×××××PRGS6
Flag of Vanuatu.svg  Vanuatu 3rd×××××GS3rd4th4th×GSGSGS3rd6th×3rd3rd2nd2ndGS15

FIFA U-20 World Cup performances

Legend
Team Flag of Tunisia (1959-1999).svg
1977
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
1979
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
1981
Flag of Mexico.svg
1983
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
1985
Flag of Chile.svg
1987
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg
1989
Flag of Portugal.svg
1991
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
1993
Flag of Qatar.svg
1995
Flag of Malaysia.svg
1997
Flag of Nigeria.svg
1999
Flag of Argentina.svg
2001
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg
2003
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
2005
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
2007
Flag of Egypt.svg
2009
Flag of Colombia.svg
2011
Flag of Turkey.svg
2013
Flag of New Zealand.svg
2015
Flag of South Korea.svg
2017
Flag of Poland.svg
2019
Flag of Indonesia.svg
2021
Total
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia QFR1R1R14th4thQFR2R1R2R1R1 AFC member12
Flag of Fiji.svg  Fiji R11
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand R1R1R1R2R2R26
Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Tahiti R1R12
Flag of Vanuatu.svg  Vanuatu R11

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