Puneet Varma

1996 OFC Nations Cup

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Champions  Australia (2nd title)
Dates  10 Nov 1995 – 1 Nov 1996
Teams  4
Matches played  6
Runners-up  Tahiti
Top scorer  Kris Trajanovski
Goals scored  18
1996 OFC Nations Cup
Champion  Australia national soccer team
Similar  2008 OFC Nations Cup, 2016 OFC Nations Cup, 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup, 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification, 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup

The 1996 OFC Nations Cup was not held as a cohesive tournament, but consisted of semi-finals and a final played on a two-legged basis, stretched out between November 1995 and November 1996.


The four participating teams were Australia and New Zealand who qualified as of right, Solomon Islands who qualified as Melanesia Cup holders, and Tahiti who qualified as Polynesia Cup holders.

The semifinals between Australia and New Zealand was also valid for the 1995 Trans-Tasman Cup.


Solomon Islands qualified.


Tahiti qualified.


Australia won 3–0 on aggregate

Tahiti won 3–1 on aggregate

Final round

Australia won 11–0 on aggregate


7 goals
  • Kris Trajanovski
  • 2 goals
    1 goal
    Own goal
  • Rupena Raumati (playing against Australia)
  • References

    1996 OFC Nations Cup Wikipedia

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