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2016 Algarve Cup

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Host country  Portugal
Champions  Canada (1st title)
Third place  Iceland
Dates  2 Mar 2016 – 9 Mar 2016
Location  Algarve, Portugal
Teams  8
Venue(s)  4 (in 4 host cities)
Runners-up  Brazil
Fourth place  New Zealand
Top scorer  Janice Cayman
Best player  Kadeisha Buchanan
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Champion  Canada women's national soccer team
Similar  2015 Algarve Cup, 2014 Algarve Cup, 2009–10 Primeira Liga, 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup

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.

Contents

Referees

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

Group stage

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

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:

  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
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. However, for the statistics purpose of this page, the data provided by the tournament's organizer (Portuguese Football Federation) is being used. Note: The New Zealand Football match report lists Annalie Longo (69') as the goal scorer of this match. 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.

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. For the statistics purpose of this page, the data provided by the tournament's organizer (Portuguese Football Federation) is being used.

Final

Note: The Brazilian Football Confederation match report lists Cristiane as the Brazilian goal scorer of this match. However, for the statistics purpose of this page, the data provided by the tournament's organizer (Portuguese Football Federation) is being used.

Goalscorers

4 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal
  • Simone Boye Sørensen (playing against Belgium)
  • References

    2016 Algarve Cup Wikipedia


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