Peace Queen Cup

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The Peace Queen Cup was an invitational women's association football tournament for national teams organized by the Sunmoon Peace Football Foundation. [1] Its three editions were all been hosted by South Korea. The foundation also organized the Peace Cup, a men's tournament featuring club teams.

Womens association football association football when played by women

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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. 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. Its capital, Seoul, is a major global city and half of South Korea's 51 million people live in the Seoul Capital Area, the fourth largest metropolitan economy in the world.

Peace Cup football tournament

The Peace Cup is an invitational pre-season friendly football tournament for club teams which was held every two years by the Sunmoon Peace Football Foundation. It was usually contested by eight clubs from several continents, though 12 teams participated in 2009. The first three competitions were held in South Korea, and the 2009 Peace Cup was held in Madrid and Andalusia, Spain. Previous winners are PSV, Tottenham Hotspur, Lyon, Aston Villa, and Hamburger SV, who were the final champions.

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Results by year

YearFinal [2] Group Runner-Up
WinnerScoreRunner-UpGroup Runner-UpandGroup Runner-Up
2006 Flag of the United States.svg  United States 10
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark andFlag of Italy.svg  Italy
2008 Flag of the United States.svg  United States 10
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada Flag of Australia.svg  Australia andFlag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
2010 Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 21
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico andFlag of England.svg  England

Medal summary

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2002
2Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 1012
3Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 0202
4Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 0112
5Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 0011
6Flag of England.svg  England 0011
7Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 0011
8Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 0011
Total33612

General statistics

As 2010

RankTeamPartPldWDLGFGADifPts
1Flag of the United States.svg  United States 28710122+1022
2Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 28602208+1218
3Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 3832376+111
4Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 39324911-211
5Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 1321042+27
6Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 2512224-25
7Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 131115504
8 Flag of Brazil.svg São Paulo XI 1311145-14
9Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 1310223-13
10Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 1210123-13
11Flag of England.svg  England 120200002
12Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei 1200202-20
13Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 1300304-40
14Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 1300308-80

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References

  1. "Peace Queen Cup 2006". RSSSF. Retrieved 2008-06-14.
  2. "Peace Cup (South Korea)". RSSSF. September 24, 2009. Retrieved November 8, 2009.