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Tonga 0 - 17 New Caledonia

New Caledonia have beaten Tonga 17-0 at North Harbour Stadium on day ten of the OFC U-17 Championship. Solomon Islands beat Cook Islands 4-1 in the other Group B match this afternoon to book a meeting with Vanuatu in the 3rd/4th play-off.


Tonga - New Caledonia Match Summary Download PDF

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

The starting line-ups:

Tonga: 1. Shannon FRIZELL (GK), 2. Silaivai MAILE, 3. Siosiua AFU, 5. Mikaele PAHULU, 8. Siosifa MOIMOI, 9. Oliveti VAI, 10. Kinitoni FALATAU (c), 12. Saimone PAHULU, 13. Misinale LUTU, 14. Poasi TALANOA, 16. Titie VAKA'UTA

New Caledonia: 1. Colas GORANT (GK), 2. Daninoin SHIGETOMI, 4. Curtis MARLIER, 5. Bernard STREIFF, 6. Geordy GONY, 8. Cedric DECOIRE, 10. Renaldo NONMEU (c), 12. Erwan DJAMALI, 13. Neyl AUSU, 16. Ben MALAKAI, 17. Leon SAKILIA, 19. Ricardo PASSIL

The match kicks off

1' New Caledonia have the ball in the opening seconds and look to press forward

1' New Caledonia have the first chance when Ricardo Passil finds Cedric Decoire but he drags his shot across the face of goal

3' Erwan Djamali has another effort for New Caledonia with a chipped shot from the edge of the box but the ball goes over the bar

7' Tonga have their first chance when Siosifa Moimoi whips a cross onto the head of captain Kinitoni Falatau but he is too far from goal to get a strong enough effort on target

10' This is the first day of rain we have had here in Auckland for the tournament but the moisture will do the fields the world of good as Wednesday's final approaches

10' GOAL!!! New Caledonia 1, Tonga 0: New Caledonia take the lead when captain Renaldo Nonmeu runs onto a through ball and goes round goalkeeper Shannon Frizell

12' The leaders nearly go further in front just moments later when the ball breaks to Ben Malakai in the box but he blazes his strike wide

14' New Caledonia 2, Tonga 0: Neyl Ausu notches his side's second with a clean strike past Frizell from the edge of the area

17' Nonmeu hits a free kick at the Tonga goal from 25 yards out and it is a good effort but goes just over the bar

20' Tonga put some pressure on the New Caledonia defence from a Misinale Lutu long through but they defend well and break forward

23' Nonmeu thinks he is away for New Caledonia but the offside flag is raised

28' Ausu goes in search of his second goal with a powerful run in the box but Siosifa Moimoi defends well

30' Falatau tries to get his side back into the game with he surges forward but loses his balance on the edge of the box and the ball is cleared

31' Ben Malakai tees up Ausu on the edge of the box for New Caledonia but Frizell makes a good save to his left

34' Nonmeu fires off a powerful shot from long range but Frizell beats it away

36' New Caledonia have the ball in the net through Curtis Marlier but the goal is ruled out for offside

38' New Caledonia 3, Tonga 0: Shannon Frizell charges out to deal with a through ball but can't make a clean connection to his clearance and the ball falls to Neyl Ausu, who tucks away his second into an empty net

41' Ricardo Passil tries his luck with a curler from the edge of the box but it lacks power and falls into the arms of Frizell

43' Tonga enjoy a spell of pressure but New Caledonia again defend well and break themselves

44' Erwan Djamali hits a low effort from the edge of the box which skids across the slick surface but Frizell maes a good save

The first half comes to an end

The second half kicks off

46' SUBSTITUTION: Shannon Frizell is replaced by Siminone Folau in goal for Tonga at half time

46' GOAL!!! New Caledonia 4, Tonga 0: Ben Malakai makes it four when he slots the ball past Folau from the left hand side of the box

47' GOAL!!! New Caledonia 5, Tonga 0: Leon Sakilia adds a fifth from close range

49' GOAL!!! New Caledonia 6, Tonga 0: Renaldo Nonmeu keeps his composure well to tuck away a penalty

55' GOAL!!! New Caledonia 7, Tonga 0: Neyl Ausu completes his hat-trick when Geordy Gony strikes the post and he finishes off the rebound

57' Cedric Decoire waltzes through the Tonga defence in the box but Folau makes a good save from his close range effort

59' GOAL!!! New Caledonia 8, Tonga 0: Ricardo Passil rises well to head the ball into the net

60' GOAL!!! New Caledonia 9, Tonga 0: Ben Malakai notches his side's ninth goal of the afternoon

60' SUBSTITUTION: Mikaele Pahulu is replaced by Tevita Maamaloa for Tonga

64' GOAL!!! New Caledonia 10, Tonga 0: Neyl Ausu scores his fourth goal of the afternoon as New Caledonia hit double figures

66' GOAL!!! New Caledonia 11, Tonga 0: Renaldo Nonmeu lifts the ball over Folau for his side's 11th goal

68' GOAL!!! New Caledonia 12, Tonga 0: Cedric Decoire scores a spectacular 12th goal for New Caledonia when he brings the ball down and lobs a well-flighted shot over Folau

70' GOAL!!! New Caledonia 13, Tonga 0: Nonmeu scores again when he nearly finishes of a cutback from Decoire

70' SUBSTITUTION: Cedric Decoire is replaced by Thomas Buscaglia for New Caledonia

73' GOAL!!! New Caledonia 14, Tonga 0: Nonmeu smashes another strike the Tongan net from close range

78' SUBSTITUTION: Neyl Ausu is replaced by Stephane Tein-Padom for New Caledonia

79' Tonga have a rare attacking opportunity with a free kick but Hemaloto Polovili can't get enough power in his effort to cause goalkeeper Colas Gorant much trouble

80' GOAL!!! New Caledonia 15, Tonga 0: Substitute Thomas Buscaglia gets in on the act when he breaks forward and places the ball past Folau

82' GOAL!!! New Caledonia 16, Tonga 0: Fellow substitute Stephane Tein-Padom also gets on the scoresheet with he hits home a low free kick from just outside the box

89' GOAL!!! New Caledonia 17, Tonga 0: Erwan Djamali cuts in from the right of the box and finishes well

The final whistle is blown

























Updated On Monday, January 17, 2011