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Solomon Islands 0 – 1 Papua New Guinea

See below for the play-by-play action.
Starting line-ups:
Solomon Islands: 20. Geli ANNIE (GK), 2. Rose GWALI (c), 3. Margeret BELO, 4. Brenda MASAE, 5. Audrey GALO, 6. Mesalyn SAEPIO, 7. Alice OLOMANE, 9. Betty MAENU’U, 10. Prudence FULA, 11. Laydah SAMANI, 19. Crystal BWAKOLO
Papua New Guinea: 23. Linda BUNAGA (GK), 3. Lina HONEAKII, 4. Agai MAX, 7. Kathrina SALAIAU, 8. Janie NORI, 10. Esther KURABI, 12. Jaqlyne CHALAU, 13. Deslyne SINIU, 16. Sandra BIRUM, 19. Ramona MORRIS, 20. Miriam LANTA (c)
Referee: Finau VULIVULI (FIJ)
Assistant referee 1: Lata I Sia TUIFUTUNA (TGA)
Assistant referee 2: Didier HMUZO (NCL)
4th official: Tupou PATIA (COK)
The match kicks off.
3′ Solomon Islands striker Laydah Samani shows good footwork to weave past two players but is tackled by a third defender inside the box
6′ Papua New Guinea win the first corner of the match after a nice through ball by Deslyne Siniu
7′ Janie Nori’s corner flies over everyone to roll out for a throw in
10′ Laydah Samani bursts into the box and shoots with the outside of her right foot but goalkeeper Linda Bunaga saves
14′ Solomon Islands goalkeeper Geli Annie claims a deep cross from Esther Kurabi
16′ A corner for the Solomon Islands is cleared by Papua New Guinea
19′ Laydah Samani looks dangerous for the Solomon Islands on attack. She drives into the box once again but this time commits a foul
24′ Papua New Guinea earn a corner but the ball is cleared
30′ SUBSTITUTION: Ileem Pegi replaces Mesalyn Saepio for the Solomon Islands
32′ Ileem Pegi is in the action immediately but she pulls her shot wide
36′ Papua New Guinea’s Esther Kurabi breaks through down the right but slices her cross out for a goalkick
37′ Solomon Islands midfielder Alice Olomane sees her long range effort saved
40′ Best chance of the game so far as Papua New Guinea’s Jaqlyne Chalau cuts the ball back to Sandra Birum who volleys just over the crossbar
45′ A Solomon Islands freekick is well saved by Linda Bunuga
The referee brings the first half to an end.
The second half kicks off.
46′ SUBSTITUTION: Barbra Muta replaces Esther Kurabi for Papua New Guinea
46′ Rose Gwali hits the ball out to give Papua New Guinea their first corner of the second half
47′ GOAL!!! Solomon Islands 0 Papua New Guinea 1: Solomon Islands fail to clear the corner and Miriam Lanta is there to smack the ball in from around the penalty spot
52′ Papua New Guinea almost have a second as Deslyne Siniu latches onto a through ball but Geli Annie comes out to smother the ball
54′ The offside flag is up against Papua New Guinea
57′ SUBSTITUTION: Vanessa Inifiri replaces Prudence Fula for the Solomon Islands
61′ Alice Olomane is at the centre of a good move by the Solomon Islands but eventually Crystal Bwakolo loses the ball in the attacking third
66′ SUBSTITUTION: Cathy Aihunu replaces Margaret Belo for the Solomon Islands
73′ Papua New Guinea’s Deslyne Siniu sees her shot go just wide
76′ Barbra Muta hooks her shot wide. Papua New Guinea continue to apply the pressure
83′ Solomon Islands substitute Ileem Pegi sees her shot saved
89′ SUBSTITUTION: Miriam Louma replaces Ramona Morris for Papua New Guinea
90′ There will two minutes of additional time
The final whistle is blown.

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