MENS – Oceanian teams

By Motin Yeung

Image retrieved from Wikimedia Commons

Image retrieved from Wikimedia Commons


Fiji qualified by winning the OFC Men’s Olympic Football Tournament Qualifying competition. Fiji breezed through the group stage matches, but Vanuatu gave them a tough time in the finals extending the match to a penalty shootout. Jale Dreloa was able to secure Fiji’s passage to Rio by converting the last kick.

How to cite this page: “MENS – Oceanian teams”, Written by Motin Yeung (2016). Journey to Rio, Olympic Football 2016 Guide, Soccer Politics Blog, Duke University, (accessed on (date)).


  1. FIFA website. Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016 page.