2016 Algarve 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.[1][2]

2016 Algarve Cup
Tournament details
Host country Portugal
Dates2–9 March 2016
Teams8 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Canada (1st title)
Runners-up Brazil
Third place Iceland
Fourth place New Zealand
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored38 (2.38 per match)
Top scorer(s)Belgium Janice Cayman
(4 goals)
Best player(s)Canada Kadeisha Buchanan
Fair play award Denmark

Teams

Team FIFA Rankings
(December 2015)
 Belgium
28
 Brazil
7
 Canada
11
 Denmark
15
 Iceland
19
 New Zealand
16
 Portugal
40
 Russia
22

Referees

On 19 February 2016, FIFA announced the referees and the assistant referees for the tournament.[3]

Confederation Referees Assistant referees
AFC

Myanmar Aye Thein

South Korea Lee Seul Gi
Vietnam Thi Le Trinh Truong

CAF

Ethiopia Ledya Tafesse

Ghana Emmanuella Aglago
Cameroon Josiane Mbakop

CONMEBOL

Costa Rica Marianela Araya Cruz
Paraguay Olga Miranda

Cuba Nereida Diaz
Costa Rica Katherine Jimenez
Brazil Neuza Back
Venezuela Yoleida Lara

OFC

Cook Islands Tupou Patia

Samoa Maria Tamalelagi
Fiji Lonisa Elite Dilioni

UEFA

Portugal Sandra Braz
Poland Monika Mularczyk
Sweden Sara Persson

Portugal Olga Martins
North Macedonia Biljana Atanasovski
Poland Anna Dabrowska
Poland Katarzyna Wojs
Sweden Annica Johansson
Sweden Julia Magnusson

Group stage

The groups were announced on 14 December 2015,[4] with the match schedule being announced on 10 February 2016.[5]
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:[6]

  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

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Canada 3 2 0 1 2 1 +1 6
2  Iceland 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 6
3  Belgium 3 1 0 2 3 4 −1 3
4  Denmark 3 1 0 2 3 6 −3 3
Iceland 2–1 Belgium
Jónsdóttir Goal 5'
Brynjarsdóttir Goal 90+2'
Report Cayman Goal 42'
Canada 0–1 Denmark
Report Nadim Goal 55'
Canada 1–0 Belgium
Clarke Goal 87' Report
Denmark 1–4 Iceland
Nadim Goal 53' Report Þorvaldsdóttir Goal 11'
Ómarsdóttir Goal 12'
Magnúsdóttir Goal 56'90'
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.[7] However, for the statistics purpose of this page, the data provided by the tournament's organizer (Portuguese Football Federation) is being used.
Denmark 1–2 Belgium
Sandvej Goal 90+3' Report Sørensen Goal 43' (o.g.)
Cayman Goal 86'
Canada 1–0 Iceland
Beckie Goal 41' Report

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Brazil 3 3 0 0 7 1 +6 9
2  New Zealand 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 4
3  Russia 3 1 1 1 1 3 −2 4
4  Portugal 3 0 0 3 1 5 −4 0
Portugal 0–1 Russia
Report Makarenko Goal 58'
Brazil 1–0 New Zealand
Debinha Goal 20' Report
New Zealand 0–0 Russia
Report
Portugal 1–3 Brazil
T. Pinto Goal 30' Report Cristiane Goal 17'
Marta Goal 22'
Raquel Goal 74'
Brazil 3–0 Russia
Formiga Goal 51'
Bia Goal 66'
Thaís Guedes Goal 89'
Report
Portugal 0–1 New Zealand
Report Hearn Goal 78'
Note: The New Zealand Football match report lists Annalie Longo (69') as the goal scorer of this match.[8] 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.[9]

7th Place

Denmark 3–1 Portugal
Troelsgaard Goal 4'11'
Rasmussen Goal 81'
Report Di. Silva Goal 73'

5th Place

Belgium 5–0 Russia
Wullaert Goal 18'
Cayman Goal 42'73'
Schryvers Goal 51'
Coutereels Goal 61' (pen.)
Report

3rd Place

Iceland 1–1 New Zealand
A. Hauksdóttir Goal 27' Report Hearn Goal 70'
Penalties
Viggósdóttir Penalty scored
Viðarsdóttir Penalty scored
Brynjarsdóttir Penalty scored
Jessen Penalty scored
Þorsteinsdóttir Penalty scored
Friðriksdóttir Penalty scored
6–5 Penalty scored Percival
Penalty scored Anna Green
Penalty scored Stott
Penalty scored Hassett
Penalty scored White
Penalty missed ???
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.[10] For the statistics purpose of this page, the data provided by the tournament's organizer (Portuguese Football Federation) is being used.

Final

Canada 2–1 Brazil
Zadorsky Goal 60'
Beckie Goal 67'
Report Andressa Alves Goal 90'
Note: The Brazilian Football Confederation match report lists Cristiane as the Brazilian goal scorer of this match.[11] However, for the statistics purpose of this page, the data provided by the tournament's organizer (Portuguese Football Federation) is being used.

Final standings

Rank Team
1st, gold medalist(s)  Canada
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Brazil
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Iceland
4  New Zealand
5  Belgium
6  Russia
7  Denmark
8  Portugal
Tournament's best player[12] Team
Kadeisha Buchanan  Canada
Fair play award[12]
 Denmark

Goalscorers

4 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

References

  1. ^ "Algarve Cup 2016 guide". Women's Soccer United. 24 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Fixtures and Results - Algarve Cup". FPF. March 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-03-07.
  3. ^ "Referees & Assistant Referees for the 2016 Algarve Cup" (PDF). FIFA. Retrieved 3 March 2016.
  4. ^ "Algarve Cup: Portugal vai defrontar o Brasil". Federação Portuguesa de Futebol (in Portuguese). 14 December 2015.
  5. ^ "Algarve Cup: match schedule". Federação Portuguesa de Futebol. Retrieved 3 March 2016.
  6. ^ Regulations
  7. ^ "Denmark 1–4 Iceland / Match Report" (in Icelandic). KSÍ. Retrieved 4 March 2016.
  8. ^ "Longo winner downs Portugal". New Zealand Football. Archived from the original on 2016-03-08. Retrieved 7 March 2016.
  9. ^ "Algarve Cup: Competition last day times and venues" (in Portuguese). FPF. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  10. ^ "Ferns fourth after shootout loss". New Zealand Football. Archived from the original on 2016-03-10. Retrieved 9 March 2016.
  11. ^ "Canada beats Brazil in the final" (in Portuguese). Brazilian Football Confederation. Retrieved 9 March 2016.
  12. ^ a b "Kadeisha Buchanan elected tournament's best player" (in Portuguese). FPF. Retrieved 9 March 2016.
2016 Algarve Cup squads

This article lists the squads for the 2016 Algarve Cup, held in Portugal.

Players marked (c) were named as captain for their national squad.

Age, caps and goals as of 2 March 2016.

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Aimee Phillips

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In 2018, she represented ZFK Spartak Subotica where she made 9 (apps) and scored 6 (gls) in the Serbian SuperLiga and won the Serbian Superliga. In June 2018, she moved to Cardiff Met. Ladies F.C. to play in the UEFA Champions League qualifying rounds. Cardiff Met. Ladies F.C. lost 3-2 to WFC Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv, 5-2 to CFF Olimpia Cluj and drew 2-2 with Birkirkara F.C.. She scored 1 (gls) and 2 (assists) during the UEFA Champions League.

Allysha Chapman

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Almuth Schult

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Berglind Björg Þorvaldsdóttir

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Canada women's national soccer team results

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Win

Draw

Loss

Scorers list only the Canadian scorers.

Gunnhildur Yrsa Jónsdóttir

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Janice Cayman

Janice Cayman is a Belgian football attacking midfielder currently playing for Montpellier HSC in the D1 Féminine. She previously played for FCF Juvisy in the French First Division, OH Leuven and DVC Eva's Tienen in the Belgian First Division and Florida State Seminoles in the NCAA, also playing the European Cup with Tienen.

She is a member of the Belgian national team and scored four goals during their appearance at the 2016 Algarve Cup, making her top scorer of that tournament.

Kailen Sheridan

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Louise Kristiansen

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Margarita Chernomyrdina

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Mie Leth Jans

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Pernille Harder (footballer)

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Sarah Dyrehauge Hansen

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Tine Schryvers

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