Micronesia Games 1998


The first soccer tournament of the Micronesia Games, held in August 1998 in Koror (Palau). Official name: 'WCTC Shell Soccer Exhibition'


Participants:
Northern Marianas
Guam
Palau
Palau B
Yap
Pohnpei

NB: Yap and Pohnpei are two states in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM).
    Yap played with a real selection from the island, while Pohnpei featured
    foreign players with little connection to Pohnpei.
    The Yap team may be considered a national selection of the FSM, but the first
    real internationals of FSM only took place in June 1999 on Guam (0-3 and 1-4
    losses against the hosts).

Final Table:

Group Stage (Jul 28-Aug 2):
Guam       15-0 Yap
N.Marianas  8-0 Yap
Guam        2-1 N.Marianas (on Jul 30)
Guam       15-2 Palau A    (on Aug 1)
Guam        4-0 Palau B
Guam       16-1 Pohnpei
N.Marianas  8-0 Palau B
N.Marianas  bt  Palau A
N.Marianas  bt  Pohnpei
Palau B     bt  Palau A
Palau B     bt  Yap
Palau B     bt  Pohnpei
Palau A     7-1 Yap
Palau A     7-1 Pohnpei
Yap         bt  Pohnpei

 1.Guam                5  5  0  0  52- 4  15
 2.Northern Marianas   5  4  0  1  40- 5  12
 3.Palau B             5  3  0  2  30-26   9
 4.Palau A             5  2  0  3  26-40   6
 5.Yap                 5  1  0  4  13-39   3
 6.Pohnpei             5  0  0  5  GD -47  0

Fifth Place Match [Aug 3]
Yap         5-4 Pohnpei          [or 5-4 on pen?]

Third Place Match [Aug 3]
Palau A     6-3 Palau B
  [Stephen Stefano scored 5 goals for Palau A]

Final [Aug 3]
N.Marianas  3-0 Guam
  [Charles Kewo, Chris Guerrero (2)]

Top scorer - Matt Naputi (Guam) - 13 goals
Most Valuable Player - Nizamuddin (Palau B)


Micronesian Cup 1999

Micronesian Games 2001


About this document

Sources: President of the FA of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)

Prepared and maintained by Mark Cruickshank and Piet Veroeveren for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Authors: Mark Cruickshank (mcruic@essex.ac.uk) and Piet Veroeveren (Pieter.Veroeveren@tvd.be)
Last updated: 2 Mar 2007

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