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Tahiti: 1. Vaiarii HALLIGAN [GK], 4. Vaianui DROLLET (c), 5. Joachim TENUANUA, 6. Rayan PETITGAS, 7. Keali WONG, 9. Ariinui TIATOA, 10. Michel MAIHI, 11. Heirauarii SALEM, 15. Marc SIEJIDR, 17. Kaena ONUU, 22. Roy VONGEY
Substitutes: 2. Heimana TAVERE, 8. Roonui TEHAU, 12. Kitin MARO, 13. Etienne TETARIA, 14. Rainui NORDMAN, 18. Mauri HEITAA, 19. Honoarii KOHUMOETINI, 20. Romain COURTADE, 21. Hauragi HURI, 16. Moana PITO [GK],
Absent 3. Brandon AUTAI
Coach: Ludovic GRAUGNARD [TAH]
New Caledonia: 20. Patrick NYIKEINE [GK] (GK), 2. Lucas BITAUD, 3. Jean-Marc KAUDRE, 5. Sam TIAOU (c), 6. Renzo WEJIEME, 7. Marino AKAPO, 8. Joseph HNAGONE, 9. Henri BOUCHERON, 10. Joris KENON, 16. Nelson KAI, 19. Nelson KAKUE
Substitute: 1. Jacques WAZIZI, 4. Jimmy GUSEAL, 11. Armand HARPER, 12. Valerian MICHALAK, 13. Takiave TEIHOTAATA, 14. Maxime BETOULLE, 15. Brandon STREETER, 17. Ernest AKON, 18. Etienne POANOUI
Coach: Kamali FITIALEATA [NCL]
Referee: Salesh CHAND [FIJ]
Assistant Referee 1: Ravinesh KUMAR [FIJ]
Assistant Referee 2: Ujwaal MUDLIAR [FIJ]
4th Official: Nelson SOGO [SOL]
Weather conditions in Pago Pago: Sunny-cloudy / 31 °C / Feels 37 °C / 70% Humidity
The match kicks off.
4′ Tahiti’s Michel Maihi is close to open the score for Tahiti but his shot is caught by Patrick Nyikeine.
6′ Henri Boucheron finds Joseph Hnagone in the box but his shot is off target. Grest opportunity to score for New Caledonia.
9′ Joseph Hnagone finds Jean-Marc Kaudre in the box but his shot is off target
14′ Ball to Henri Boucheron but Joachim Tenuanua coverts well to clear the danger.
16′ Marc Siejidr crosses for Keali Wong who shoots but his shot is deflected and clears by the defense.
18′ GOAL!! Tahiti 0-1 New Caledonia Joris Kenon passes to Joseph Hnagone who opens the scoring for New Caledonia with a shot from inside the box.
23′ Marc Siejidr is caught offside for Tahiti.
27′ Marino Akapo is stopped by a tackle from Joachim Tenuanua.
29′ Good defending by Vaianui Drollet on Marino Akapo.
30′ Water break.
33′ The match goes underway
36′ Free kick for Tahiti.
37′ GOAL!! Tahiti 1-1 New Caledonia Ariinui Tiatoa’s free kick finds Michel Maihi alone at the far post who scores with a header.
41′ Keali Wong finds Michel Maihi and Sam Tiaou (NCL) defends well.
43′ Keali Wong connects with Roy Vongey who shoots but it goes off target.
44′ Kaena Onuu receives medical treatments for Tahiti.
45′ Four minutes of additional time.
45+2′ YELLOW CARD Sam Tiaou is cautioned for New Caledonia.
The first half comes to an end.
The second half kicks off.
48′ Ariinui Tiatoa finds Michel Maihi in the box but he is caught offside.
50′ GOAL!! Tahiti 2-1 New Caledonia Renzo Wejieme misses his kick and Heirauarii Salem uses the opportunity to score. for Tahiti.
54′ Henri Boucheron’s shot is deflected in corner for New Caledonia.
55′ Free kick for New Caledonia.
56′ GOAL!! Tahiti 2-2 New Caledonia Joris Kenon equalises with a super direct free kick.
58′ SUBSTITUTION Keali Wong is replaced by Rainui Nordman for Tahiti.
60′ Kaena Onuu receives medical tretments for Tahiti.
65′ Great work by Joris Kenon on the right side, he crosses to Nelson Kai at the penalty spot but Joachim Tenuanua clears the ball.
67′ Rainui Nordman’s shot is off target for Tahiti.
68′ Nelson Kai receives the ball in the box but Vaiarii Halligan interfers and the ball goes over the crossbar.
70′ YELLOW CARD Ariinui Tiatoa is cautioned for Tahiti.
73′ Roy Vongey leaves the field to receive medical treatments.
75′ Henri Boucheron connects with Joris Kenon but Vaianui Drollet defends well in his box.
76′ SUBSTITUTION Lucas Bitaud is replaced by Ernest Akon for New Caledonia.
79′ Jean-Marc Kaudre receives medical treatments.
81′ GOAL!! Tahiti 3-2 New Caledonia Heirauarii Salem scores his second goal following Michel Maihi’s assist.
85′ SUBSTITUTIONS Nelson Kai is replaced by Etienne Poanoui and Nelson Kakue is replaced by Brandon Streeter for New Caledonia.
86′ SUBSTITUTION Roy Vongey is replaced by Hauragi Huri for Tahiti.
89′ Henri Boucheron’s shot is off target for New Caledonia.
90′ Three minutes of additional time.
90+2′ YELLOW CARD Renzo Wejieme is cautioned for New Caledonia.
90+3′ Salem’s free kick hits the post for Tahiti.
The final whistle is blown.
Tahiti 3-2 New Caledonia
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