By Motin Yeung
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, http://sites.duke.edu/wcwp/tournament-guides/olympic-football-2016-guide/journey-to-rio-qualification-process-rules-for-2016-olympic-games/oceanian-teams/ (accessed on (date)).
- FIFA website. Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016 page. http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/teams/