First stage

Group Melanesian
DateHome Team ResultsAway Team
20 September 96 Papua New Guinea2:1 (0:1)Vanuatu
18 September 96 Solomon Islands1:1 (1:1)Vanuatu
16 September 96 Papua New Guinea1:1 (1:0)Solomon Islands
TeamPlayedWonDrawLostGoals ForGoals AgainstPoints
Papua New Guinea2110324
Solomon Islands2020222
Vanuatu2011231
Group Polynesian
DateHome Team ResultsAway Team
11 November 96 Tonga2:0 (1:0)Cook Islands
13 November 96 Samoa2:1 (2:0)Cook Islands
15 November 96 Tonga1:0 (1:0)Samoa
TeamPlayedWonDrawLostGoals ForGoals AgainstPoints
Tonga2200306
Samoa2101223
Cook Islands2002140

Second stage

Group 1
DateHome Team ResultsAway Team
15 February 97 Tonga0:4 (0:1)Solomon Islands
01 March 97 Solomon Islands9:0 (4:0)Tonga
11 June 97 Australia13:0 (4:0)Solomon Islands
13 June 97 Australia5:0 (3:0)Tahiti
15 June 97 Solomon Islands4:1 (2:0)Tahiti
17 June 97 Solomon Islands2:6 (0:3)Australia
19 June 97 Tahiti0:2 (0:1)Australia
21 June 97 Tahiti1:1 (1:1)Solomon Islands
TeamPlayedWonDrawLostGoals ForGoals AgainstPoints
Australia440026212
Solomon Islands6312202110
Tahiti40132121
Tonga20020130
Group 2
DateHome Team ResultsAway Team
31 May 97 Papua New Guinea1:0 (0:0)New Zealand
07 June 97 Fiji0:1 (0:0)New Zealand
11 June 97 New Zealand7:0 (5:0)Papua New Guinea
15 June 97 Fiji3:1 (2:0)Papua New Guinea
18 June 97 New Zealand5:0 (1:0)Fiji
21 June 97 Papua New Guinea0:1 (0:1)Fiji
TeamPlayedWonDrawLostGoals ForGoals AgainstPoints
New Zealand43011319
Fiji4202476
Papua New Guinea41032113

Third stage

Group Play-off
DateHome Team ResultsAway Team
28 June 97 New Zealand0:3 (0:2)Australia
06 July 97 Australia2:0 (1:0)New Zealand

Tournaments
FIFA World Cup™ Final All editions