1996 Algarve Cup

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1996 Algarve Cup
Tournament details
Host countryPortugal
Teams8 (from 2 confederations)
Final positions
Champions Norway (2nd title)
Runners-up Sweden
Third place China
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored52 (3.25 per match)
Best player(s)Norway Hege Riise

The 1996 Algarve Cup was the third edition of the Algarve Cup, a women's association football tournament. It took place between 11 and 17 March 1996 in Portugal. Norway won the event for the second time in its history, beating Sweden, 4-0 in the final-game.[1]

Awards[change | change source]

 1996 Algarve Cup 

Second title
Best player
Norway Hege Riise

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ny förlust mot Norge" (in Swedish). Dagens nyheter. 18 March 1996. Retrieved 2 February 2017.

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