Ba 0 - 5 Tefana

Tefana have beaten Ba 5-0 at Bill McKinlay Park in Auckland to earn a meeting in the 2012 O-League final with Auckland City.

Ba's Ronil Kumar shields the ball from Heimano Bourebare.
Photo: OFC via Phototek

See below for all the play-by-play action.

Starting line-ups:

Ba: 1. Jone RALULU [GK], 4. Manueli KALOU, 5. Ronil KUMAR, 6. Jone VESIKULA, 11. Alvin SINGH, 12. Remueru TEKIATE, 13. Kini VILIAME (c), 16. Malakai TIWA, 26. Marika MADIGI, 28. Jone SALEUNEUNE, 29. Osea VAKATALESAU
Coach: Yogendra DUTT

Tefana: 23. Xavier SAMIN [GK], 2. Stephane FAATIARAU, 3. Pierre KUGOGNE, 6. Heimano BOUREBARE, 7. Taufa NEUFFER, 8. Tetiamana MARMOUYET (c), 11. Jean-Claude CHANG KOEI CHANG, 13. Stanley ATANI, 16. Sebastien LABAYEN, 19. Alvin TEHAU, 21. Angelo TCHEN
Coach: Laurent HEINIS

Match officials:

Referee: Gerald OIAKA [SOL]
Assistant referee 1: Nick VAN DER SALM [NZL]
Assistant referee 2: Folio MOEAKI [TGA]
Fourth official: George TIME [SOL]

The match kicks off.

1' Ronil Kumar shoots for Ba from the edge of the box but the effort is not struck cleanly and it blocked

3' Angelo Tchen picks up an injury for Tefana and play is held up while he receives treatment

5' Alvin Singh lofts a free kick over for Ba but Tefana goalkeeper Xavier Samin gathers comfortably

6' Tchen has now recovered and crosses from the left for Tefana but the ball is cleared

7' Tefana have the first real chance of the game when a chipped cross from Taufa Neuffer is volleyed just over the bar by Stanley Atani

9' Ba have the first chance when Jone Salauneune nips in ahead of the advancing Samin and strikes the post from an acute angle. The follow up is scuffed by Manueli Kalou and is cleared away

12' Marika Madigi drags an effort across the face of goal from the corner of the Tefana area

14' Ba hit the woodwork again when Tiwa heads a deep Kalou cross against the post

16' Jone Vesikula is injured for Ba and play is held up while he receives treatment

17' Vesikula has gone off the field for further treatment and play continues

19' YELLOW CARD: Osea Vaketalesau is cautioned for Ba

19' Vesikula comes back on and appears to have recovered

22' Play is held up again after Tefana's Pierre Kugogne picks up an injury but he is soon back on the field

24' Neuffer races away to go one on one with Jone Ralulu but hits his effort straight at the Ba goalkeeper

25' Ba captain Kini Viliame strikes a loose ball on the edge of the Tefana box but it is deflected out for a corner

26' Viliame has another chance from Madigi's corner but puts his shot just over the bar

30' Tefana captain Tetiamana Marmouyet sends a free kick into the box but it is headed clear and he volleys the rebound well over the bar

33' Neuffer heads a Stephane Faatiarau cross towards the Ba goal but Ralulu makes a comfortable save

36' GOAL!!! Ba 0 - 1 Tefana: Tefana go in front when Tchen gets his head to a Marmouyet corner and Ralulu can only palm it into the net

41' SUBSTITUTION: Vesikula has obviously not recovered fully from his earlier injury and is replaced by Laisenia Raura

42' GOAL!!! Ba 0 - 2 Tefana: Tchen has his second when he prods home an intended shot from Bourebare

45' Vakatalesau heads a Madigi free kick towards the Tefana goal but Samin saves

45' Three minutes of injury time will be played

45' + 1' YELLOW CARD: Salauneune is cautioned for Ba

45' + 2' Tchen comes back onto the field after leaving it briefly to receive treatment for an injury

45 + 3' Goalkeeper Ralulu has to leave his area to head away a bouncing Tefana long ball

The first half comes to an end.

The second half kicks off.

47' Ralulu claims a Marmouyet free kick

50' Alvin Tehau picks up an injury for Tefana and hobbles off the field to receive treatment

53' GOAL!!! Ba 0 - 3 Tefana: Tefana extend their lead when the recovered Tehau plays in Neuffer and the striker places a low effort past Ralulu

55' Tiwa heads a Madigi corner just wide of the Tefana goal

57' Salauneune hits a free kick towards goal for Ba but it is put out for a corner

58' Ba have a chance to get back into the game when they are awarded a penalty after a handball in the Tefana box but Vakatalesau puts it wide

60' YELLOW CARD: Sebastian Labayen is cautioned for Tefana

62' YELLOW CARD: Tehau is cautioned for Tefana

64' SUBSTITUTION: Salauneune is replaced by Isimeli Narisia for Ba

67' Faatiarau fires a free kick straight at Ralulu for Tefana

71' Ralulu dives at his near post to cut out a Tehau pullback

72' SUBSTITUTION: Marmouyet is replaced by Lorenzo Tehau for Tefana

74' GOAL!!! Ba 0 - 4 Tefana: Alvin Tehau makes the game safe for Tefana when he runs onto a Lorenzo Tehau through ball and tucks home past Ralulu

77' SUBSTITUTION: Neuffer is replaced by Roihau Degage for Tefana

84' The ball breaks to Vakatalesau in the Tefana box but he doesn't connect properly with his effort on goal

85' SUBSTITUTION: Alvin Tehau is replaced by Axel Williams for Tefana

86' GOAL!!! Ba 0 - 5 Tefana: Williams makes an immediate impact by striking Tefana's fifth from close range

87' SUBSTITUTION: Ronil Kumar is replaced by Josefata Neibuli for Ba

90' YELLOW CARD: Alvin Singh is cautioned for Ba

90' Four minutes of injury time will be played

90' + 3' Ralulu leaves his line to pinch the ball off the feet of substitute Degage

The final whistle is blown.

Updated On Sunday, April 15, 2012