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Solomon Islands 15 - 0 Tonga

Solomon Islands have beaten Tonga 15-0 in the second match on day six at the OFC U-17 Championship. In the earlier Group B game this afternoon, Tahiti beat Cook Islands 1-0.


Solomon Islands - Tonga Match Summary Download PDF

See below for the play-by-play action.

The starting line-ups:

Solomon Islands: 1. Jerry MISIMAKE (GK), 2. Fred BALA, 4. Rickson UVI, 5. Junior ALBERT, 6. Jimmy RARAMANE, 8. Dickson BUA (c), 9. Gabriel BOSI, 11. John BITIAI, 15. Solo KUKI, 16. Alex WAIMORA, 18. George LADOGA

Tonga: 1. Shannon FRIZELL (GK), 3. Siosiua AFU, 7. Piokalafi FAKA'OSI, 8. Siosifa MOIMOI, 9. Oliveti VAI, 10. Kinitoni FALATAU (c), 11. Hemaloto POLOVILI, 12. Saimone PAHULU, 13. Misinale LUTU, 15. Talanoa FANGUNA, 16. Titie VAKA'UTA

The match kicks off

4' Solomon Islands nearly take the lead when John Bitiai runs onto a bouncing throw ball but Tonga goalkeeper Shannon Frizell does well to deny him

6' Bitiai has another chance when he latches onto a Gabriel Bosi pass but Frizell smothers his effort again

7' Solomon Islands have the ball in the net when Bitiai finishes off a Bosi run and cross but the goal is ruled out for offside

9' Bitiai hits a powerful shot from the edge of the area but Frizell tips it over the bar

12' A spell of pressure results in several corners for Solomon islands but they are unable to make the most of any of them

14' Tonga are struggling to get out of their half but now have goal kick and can relieve the pressure

16' Tonga win a corner of their own through Siosifa Moimoi but it results in nothing and the Solomon Islands break to the other end of the field

17' Alex Waimora has a shot from the right hand side of the box but Frizell beats it away at his near post

19' GOAL!!! Solomon Islands 1, Tonga 0: The Solomons finally make their pressure count when Gabriel Bosi breaks down the left and squares for Alex Waimora. His first shot hits the crossbar but he manages to force home the rebound

23' Bosi does brilliantly to evade a couple of challenges in the box and make room for a shot but he touches the ball at the wrong time with his other foot and swings at nothing

24' GOAL!!! Solomon Islands 2, Tonga 0: Jimmy Raramane makes it two for the Solomons when he finishes off a move

25' Alex Waimora nearly has his second when he goes runs onto a through ball and goes round Frizell but his shot strikes the far post

26' Bitiai has a good chance moments later when another through ball puts him one-one-one with Frizell but the goalkeeper saves

27' The Solomons have another opportunity when Bosi crosses for Kuki, who hits the crossbar with his shot

28' GOAL!!! Solomon Islands 3, Tonga 0: The Solomons go further in front when Waimora breaks down the right and squares for Bitiai to finish off

31' GOAL!!! Solomon Islands 4, Tonga 0: Solo Kuki gets his name on th scoresheet when the ball breaks to him after a bit of pin-ball in the area and his shot his too hot to handle for Frizell, who gets a solid hand to it but can't keep it out

35' Bitiai has a close range shot after a goalmouth scramble but his strike goes straight to Frizell

36' Bosi shows good skill to create a chance for himself on the edge of the area but he drags his shot wide

37' Bitiai has another chance to score in the box but again shoots straight at Frizell

40' Solomon Islands captain Dickson Bua is desperately unlucky when he hits the crossbar twice in quick succession

41' GOAL!!! Solomon Islands 5, Tonga 0: Waimora has his second of the game when Bosi slides the ball into him from the back post and he makes no mistake with his finish

43' GOAL!!! Solomon Islands 6, Tonga 0: Waimora completes his hat-trick when he bursts forward and slides the ball past Frizell

45' GOAL!!! Solomon Islands 7, Tonga 0: Bosi gets in on the goal-scoring fun when he smashes the ball home at the far post

45' GOAL!!! Solomon Islands 8, Tonga 0: Bitiai has his second when he tucks the ball underneath Frizell from inside the box

45' One minute of injury time will be played

The first half comes to an end

The second half kicks off

46' SUBSTITUTIONS: Titie Vaka'uta is replaced by Mikaele Pahulu and Talanoa Fanguna is replaced by Sioeli Ahovelo for Tonga

47' GOAL!!! Solomon Islands 9, Tonga 0: Alex Waimora scores his fourth goal of the afternoon with another clinical finish

51' Tonga make a rare break down the left through Hemaloto Polovili but the attack comes to nothing

52' Siosifa Moimoi charges forward for Tonga and release Polovili on the left again but he can't find a team mate with his low centre

54' Solomon Islands 10, Tonga 0: Solomon Islands hit double figures when Bosi crosses for Kuki to volley home his second goal

55' SUBSTITUTION: Goalkeeper Jerry Misimake is replaced by Phillip Mango for Solomon Islands

59' SUBSTITUTION: John Bitiai is replaced by Harrison Mala for Solomon Islands

61' Mala makes his presence felt straight away when a Waimora pass puts him in on goal but Frizell does well to keep out his effort

64' GOAL!!! Solomon Islands 11, Tonga 0: Bosi scores his second when Mala shows his pace down the right and crosses for him to tap in at the far post

69' Solomon Islands are hungry for more goals and are continuing to press forward but Tonga have managed to keep them out for the last five minutes

70' SUBSTITUTION: Hemaloto Polovili is replaced by Tevita Maamaloa for Tonga

71' SUBSTITUTION: Captain Dickson Bua is replaced by Maeron Fa'arodo for Solomon Islands

76' Wairoa goes in search of his fifth goal but Frizell palms away his effort at the near post

78' Tonga have shown a bit more resistance since the last goal but are still camped in their half and must be starting to tire

80' Raramane tries his luck from outside the box but his strike sails well over the bar

82' GOAL!!! Solomon Islands 12, Tonga 0: Solo Kuki completes his hat-trick when he finishes off a Harrison Mala cross

84' GOAL!!! Solomon Islands 13, Tonga 0: Solomon Islands are on the scoresheet again but it's not through one of their own players as Tonga's Saimone Pahulu puts the ball into his own net

88' GOAL!!! Solomon Islands 14, Tonga 0: Substitute Harrison Mala adds his name to the list when he controls the ball and slides the ball past Frizell

89' GOAL!!! Solomons Islands 15, Tonga 0: Fellow substitute Maeron Fa'arodo places the ball into the corner after it breaks to him on the edge of the box

The final whistle is blown

Updated On Thursday, January 13, 2011