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OFC U-20 Championship

OFC U-20 Championship
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Founded 1974
Region Oceania (OFC)
Number of teams 7
Current champions 23x15px Fiji (1st title)
Most successful team(s) 23x15px Australia (12 titles)
Website http://www.oceaniafootball.com
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The OFC U-20 Championship is a tournament held once every two years to decide the Under-20 champions of Oceania and also decides who will represent Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) at the biannual FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Between 1974 and 2012, the competition was open to teams under 20 years of age. In 2013, the age limit was reduced to under 19 years of age.[1]

Eligible teams

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

Former Participating Teams

Results

Summaries

Year Host Country
Champions Second Place Third Place Fourth Place
1974 Tahiti 23x15px Tahiti 23x15px New Zealand 23x15px New Hebrides 23x15px New Caledonia
1978 New Zealand 23x15px Australia 23x15px Fiji 23x15px New Zealand 23x15px Papua New Guinea
1980 Fiji 23x15px New Zealand 23x15px Australia 23x15px Fiji 23x15px New Caledonia
1982 Papua New Guinea 23x15px Australia 23x15px New Zealand 23x15px Fiji 23x15px Papua New Guinea
1985 Australia 23x15px Australia Template:Country data Israel Israel 23x15px New Zealand 23x15px Chinese Taipei
1986 New Zealand 23x15px Australia Template:Country data Israel Israel 23x15px New Zealand 23x15px Chinese Taipei
1988 Fiji 23x15px Australia 23x15px New Zealand 23x15px Chinese Taipei 23x15px Fiji
1990 Fiji 23x15px Australia 23x15px New Zealand 23x15px Vanuatu 23x15px Tahiti
1992 Tahiti 23x15px New Zealand 23x15px Tahiti 23x15px Fiji 23x15px Vanuatu
1994 Fiji 23x15px Australia 23x15px New Zealand 23x15px Solomon Islands 23x15px Vanuatu
1997 Tahiti 23x15px Australia 23x15px New Zealand 23x15px Fiji 23x15px Tahiti
1998 Samoa 23x15px Australia 23x15px Fiji 23x15px New Zealand 23x15px Solomon Islands
2001 New Caledonia & Cook Islands 23x15px Australia 23x15px New Zealand No third place match
2002 Vanuatu & Fiji 23x15px Australia 23x15px Fiji No third place match
2005 Solomon Islands 23x15px Australia 23x15px Solomon Islands 23x15px Vanuatu 23x15px Fiji
2007 New Zealand 23x15px New Zealand 23x15px Fiji 23x15px Solomon Islands 23x15px New Caledonia
2008 Tahiti 23x15px Tahiti 23x15px New Caledonia 23x15px New Zealand 23x15px Fiji
2011 New Zealand 23x15px New Zealand 23x15px Solomon Islands 23x15px Vanuatu 23x15px Fiji
2013 Fiji 23x15px New Zealand 23x15px Fiji 23x15px Vanuatu 23x15px New Caledonia
2014[nb 1] Fiji 23x15px Fiji 23x15px Vanuatu 23x15px New Caledonia 23x15px 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 Countries

Team Champions Runners-up Third-place Fourth-place
23x15px Australia 12 (1978, 1982, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1994, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2005) 1 (1980) - -
23x15px New Zealand 5 (1980, 1992, 2007, 2011, 2013) 7 (1974, 1982, 1988, 1990, 1994, 1996, 2001) 4 -
23x15px Tahiti 2 (1974, 2008) 1 (1992) - 2
23x15px Fiji 1 (2014) 5 (1978, 1998, 2003, 2007, 2013) 4 4
23x15px Solomon Islands - 2 (2005, 2011) 2 2
Template:Country data ISR - 2 (1985, 1987) - -
23x15px New Caledonia - 1 (2008) 2 3
23x15px Vanuatu - 1 (2014) 4 2
23x15px Chinese Taipei - - 1 2
23x15px Papua New Guinea - - - 2

^ This 1973 third place was achieved by Vanuatu under its former name New Hebrides.

FIFA U-20 World Cup Performances

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1983
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1985
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1987
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1989
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1991
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1993
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1995
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1999
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2001
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2005
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2007
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2009
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2011
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2013
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2015
Total
23x15px Australia QF R1 R1 R1 4th 4th QF R2 R1 R2 R1 R1 AFC member 12
23x15px Fiji q 1
23x15px New Zealand R1 R1 R1 q 4
23x15px Tahiti R1 1

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