Monday, 3 March 2008

One of the most fascinating and entertaining women’s football tournaments in the World kicks off on Wednesday 5th March, 2008

THE XVth ALGARVE Women’s Football Cup kicks off on Wednesday 5th of March 2008 at the Algarve Stadium, Almancil near Faro, with Germany playing Denmark (1.15PM local time) and Portugal playing Republic of Ireland (3.45PM local time).

Twelve teams will battle it out in 3 rounds: US, Republic of Ireland, Portugal, Germany, Poland, Italy, China, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden and Iceland.

3 of the 24 matches will take place at the Restinga Stadium in Alvor. The Restinga Stadium is the football grounds of the Portuguese club Alvorense. It’s easy to get to the grounds by taxi from Praia da Rocha, Portimão or Alvor.

Alvor Riverside Area

Norway will play at the Restinga Stadium against Italy on March 5th at 4.15PM and later on Friday 7th March at 1.45PM the USA will play Italy. The third match will be the USA Vs Norway at 3PM on Monday 10th March.

The Cup final is on Wednesday March 12 at the Municipal Stadium in the town of Vila Real Santo António at 2.30PM local time.

Apart from Alvor, VR Santo António & Almancil other venues in the Algarve include Lagos, Albufeira, Faro, Loulé and Olhão.

Enjoy the football! And may the best team win!


Flyer with all the information

Algarve Stadium

Restinga Stadium, Alvor

Venue details for matches


5th March Results:

Portugal 2-0 Ireland
Iceland 2-0 Poland
Denmark 1-0 Germany
Sweden 3-1 Finland
USA 4-0 China
Norway 4-2 Italy

7th March Results:

Denmark 1-0 Sweden
Germany 3-0 Finland
USA 2-0 Italy
Norway 3-1 China
Poland 1-3 Portugal
Ireland 1-4 Iceland

10th March Results:

Finland 0-1 Denmark
2-0 Sweden
USA 4-0 Norway
China 0-2 Italy
Portugal 0-3 Iceland
Poland 0-1 Ireland

12th March Results

11th Place Match : Ireland 5-6 Poland (10AM; Complexo Desportivo Arsénio Catuna, Guia)
9th Place Match : China 5–4 Portugal (10AM; Complexo Desportivo Montechoro)
7th Place Match : Finlând 0–3 Iceland (10.30AM; Estádio Municipal de Loulé)
5th Place Match : Sweden 3–0 Italy (10.30AM; Estádio José Arcanjo, Olhão)
3rd Place Match : Germany 0–2 Norway (10.AM; Estádio Municipal de Vila Real de Santo António)

Match for the Championship : Denmark 1–2 USA (14.30PM ; Estádio Municipal de Vila Real de Santo António)


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