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Oceania

The winner from each group play each other in a home-and-home series to decide whom shall meet the fourth place Asian team in another home-and-home series Nov. 22 and 29, 1997. The winner of that series qualifies for France '98.

Group 1GmWLTGFGAPts
Australia440026212
Solomon Islands41217214
Tahiti40312121
Group 2GmWLTGFGAPts
New Zealand43011319
Fiji4220476
Papua New Guinea41302113

Third Round

The winner qualifies to play against the fourth-place Asian team. Home team listed first.

June 28New Zealand 0Australia 3
July 5Australia 2New Zealand 0
Australia wins on aggregate, 5-0

South AmericaWorld Cup '98 Qualifying