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1997 Algarve Cup

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1997 Algarve Cup
Tournament details
Host countryPortugal
Teams8 (from 2 confederations)
Final positions
Champions Norway (3rd title)
Runners-up China
Third place Sweden
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored41 (2.56 per match)
Best player(s)Norway Marianne Pettersen

The 1997 Algarve Cup was the fourth edition of the Algarve Cup, an invitational women's association football tournament. It took place between 10 and 16 March 1997 in Portugal with Norway winning the event for the third time in its history, defeating the PR China, 1-0 in the final-game. Sweden ended up third defeating Denmark, 6-5 following a penalty shootout, in the third prize-game.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sverige trea i Algarve Cup" (in Swedish). Dagens nyheter. 17 March 1996. Retrieved 2 February 2017.