Stage 2 teams for Adelaide confirmed

OFC Auckland, 20th May 2004: The teams for Stage 2 of the 2004 OFC Nations Cup/2006 FIFA World Cup Oceania Preliminaries have been confirmed after today's final group results from Stage 1 in Samoa.

Vanuatu's stunning 3-0 victory over Fiji in today's final round of Group 2 confirmed their place alongside their vanquished opponents for Stage 2. Fiji had already booked their place with three previous wins.

They will join Group 1 winner Solomon Islands and runner up Tahiti who drew 1-1 yesterday in the final results from Group 1.

All four qualifiers will join Australia and New Zealand in Adelaide for the Stage 2 qualifiers which run from 29 May - 6 June 2004.

The match schedule for Stage 2 is enclosed.

2004 OFC NATIONS CUP / 2006 FIFA WORLD CUP
STAGE 2 - PRELIMINARY COMPETITION
29 May to 6 June 2004, ADELAIDE
MATCH SCHEDULE

SATURDAY 29 MAY
Vanuatu v Solomon Islands 1400 hrs Marden Sport Complex
Tahiti v Fiji 1730 hrs Hindmarsh
Australia v New Zealand 2000 hrs Hindmarsh

MONDAY 31 MAY
New Zealand v Solomon Islands 1400 hrs Marden Sport Complex
Australia v Tahiti 1730 hrs Hindmarsh
Fiji v Vanuatu 2000 hrs Hindmarsh

WEDNESDAY 2 JUNE
Australia v Fiji 1400 hrs Marden Sport Complex
Tahiti v Solomon Islands 1730 hrs Hindmarsh
New Zealand v Vanuatu 2000 hrs Hindmarsh

FRIDAY 4 JUNE
New Zealand v Tahiti 1400 hrs Marden Sport Complex
Fiji v Solomon Islands 1730 hrs Hindmarsh
Vanuatu v Australia 2000 hrs Hindmarsh

SUNDAY 6 JUNE
Tahiti v Vanuatu 1400 hrs Marden Sport Complex
Fiji v New Zealand 1730 hrs Hindmarsh
Solomon Islands v Australia 2000 hrs Hindmarsh

* all kick-off times are local in Adelaide


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