NCL 3-2 SOL

New Caledonia have defeated Solomon Islands 3-2 in the semi-final of the OFC U-17 Championship 2017, earning them a place at the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

 

New Caledonia: 20. Unë KECINE (GK), 2. Josuah HLEMU, 3. Titouan RICHARD, 5. Cameron WADENGES, 6. Abiezer JENO (C), 7. Raymond LUEWADRIA, 11. Paul GOPE-FENEPEJ, 12. Bernard IWA, 13. Raoul WENISSO, 16. Pierre BAKO, 18. Robert CAIHE.
Substitutions: 1. Germain ITA (RGK), 8. Cyril NYIPIE, 9. Vita LONGUE, 10. Lionel THAHNAENA, 14. Japhet QAEZE, 15. Ezeckiel TAOUAVAMA, 17. Jean-Pierre ENOKA, 19. Henri KAPOERI.
Suspensions: 4. Kiam WANESSE.

Coach: Michel CLARQUE (NCL)

Solomon Islands: 1. Joel NANAGO (GK), 2. John AETA (C), 3. Aengari GAGAME, 4. Junior ASHLEY, 5. Raymond DAUABU, 7. Junior KAONI, 9. Don KEANA, 10. Elis MANA, 11. Ali MEKAWIR, 15. Alfred ELVIS, 18. Steward TOATA.
Substitutes: 12. John BROWN (RGK), 8. Simon JEDZINI, 13. Stanley RYNIKER, 14. Danny OFENI, 16. John MANA, 17. Michael LALO, 19. Richmond HATARAU, 20. Junior ALLEN.

Coach: 
Marlon HOUKARAWA (SOL)

FULL TIME: New Caledonia 3-2 Solomon Islands 

90’+4 GOAL!! NCL 3-2 SOL | Junior ALLEN fires into the back of the net 

90’+4 Michael LALO fires just wide of goal

90’+1 SUB SOL | Steward TOATA is replaced by Simon JEDZINI 

90′ Five minutes additional time

90′ Aengari GAGAME blocks an attempt from Vita LONGUE but gives New Caledonia the corner

89′ Free kick to New Caledonia after a foul on Cameron WADENGES

88′ Both teams battle for possession in the New Caledonia half

84′ Free kick to Solomon after a tackle from Lionel THAHNAENA

82′ Raymond LUEWADRIA has a long range attempt but Joel NANAGO easily picks it up

80′ SUB NCL | Paul GOPE-FENEPEJ makes room for Lionel THAHNAENA 

79′ GOAL!!! NCL 3-1 SOL | Vita LONGUE follows up a save from Joel NANAGO and smashes the ball into the back of the net 

77′ SUB SOL | Don KEANA is replaced by Junior ALLEN 

76′ Both teams battle for possession in the middle of the park

73′ WATER BREAK

73′ Paul GOPE-FENEPEJ fires the free kick over the cross bar

72′ YELLOW CARD | Alfred ELVIS is cautioned for a tackle just outside the Solomon box 

70′ Vita LONGUE chases a through ball but Joel NANAGO just beats him to it

69′ Cyril NYIPIE fires in a long range attempt forcing Joel NANAGO to jump to make the save

68′ GOAL!! NCL 2-1 SOL | Abiezer JENO regains the lead after getting his foot to the free kick 

66′ YELLOW CARD | Aengari GAGAME is cautioned for a tackle on Vita LONGUE as he approached the Solomon box 

65′ Michael LALO has a long range attempt and wins the corner when the ball bounces off a New Caledonia player and out of plat

63′ GOAL!!! NCL 1-1 SOL | Steward TOATA scores the equaliser from back post 

61′ YELLOW CARD | John AETA is cautioned for a tackle 

61′ Don KEANA turns and shoots after an impressive build up from Solomons but can’t get enough power behind his attempt

60′ Junior ASHLEY fires in a free kick forcing Unë KECINE to punch it over the crossbar

59′ Vita LONGUE charges towards the Solomon goal but can’t get enough power behind his attempt with Aengari GAGAME on his shoulder

57′ Solomon push into the New Caledonia half but can’t find a clear attempt at goal

56′ SUB NCL | Raoul WENISSO is replaced by Vita LONGUE 

54′ Cyril NYIPIE sends in an an attempt along the ground but Joel NANAGO picks up the ball

54′ Free kick to Solomon after a tackle from Abiezer JENO on Michael LALO

53′ Raymond LUEWADRIA gets his head to Paul GOPE-FENEPEJ’s free kick but sends the ball out of play

52′ YELLOW CARD | Raymond DAUABU is cautioned for a tackle on Cyril NYIPIE 

51′ Free kick to New Caledonia after a foul from Alfred ELVIS

50′ Junior ASHLEY sends a free kick well over the crossbar

48′ Raoul WENISSO charges up the line but can’t keep the ball in play giving Solomon the throw in

47′ Don KEANA attempts to cross but Unë KECINE makes the catch

46′ Free kick to New Caledonia

46′ The second half is underway with Solomon Islands kick off

HALF TIME: New Caledonia 1-0 Solomon Islands 

45′ Three minutes additional time

45′ YELLOW CARD | Pierre BAKO is also cautioned after the collision

45′ YELLOW CARD | Junior ASHLEY is cautioned for a tackle on Pierre BAKO 

44′ Paul GOPE-FENEPEJ lays a ball off to Raymond LUEWADRIA but he sends his attempt across goal and out of play.

44′ Michael LALO sends in a dangerous cross but Unë KECINE is first to ball

42′ Pierre BAKO fires from well outside the box but his attempt goes wide of goal

41′ Elis MANA and Michael LALO both have attempts on goal but neither can break through the New Caledonia backline

40′ Joel NANAGO jumps up and catches the corner ball

39′ SUB NCL | Titouan RICHARD is replaced by Cyril NYIPIE 

39′ Junior ASHLEY blocks a cross from Pierre BAKO but gives away the corner

38′ Free kick to Solomon after a tackle from Raymond LUEWADRIA

35′ New Caledonia push into the Solomon half but John AETA makes the clearance up the field

32′ Junior ASHLEY sends an attempt from well outside the box but the ball flies over the crossbar

29′ SUB SOL | Ali MEKAWIR is replaced by Michael LALO 

27′ WATER BREAK 

23′ GOAL!! NCL 1-0 | Pierre BAKO follows up a clearance from Solomon well outside the box and smashes it into the back of the net 

21′ Solomon switch the play across their backline looking for a break through the midfield

20′ Pierre BAKO runs the ball down to the corner but Junior KAONI makes the tackle and sends the ball back up field

19′ John AETA meets the corner with his head but Unë KECINE makes the save

18′ Steward TOATA is tackled by Josuah HLEMU but wins the corner for Solomon

17′ Ali MEKAWIR miscues an attempt just outside the penalty box and returns possession to New Caledonia

16′ Titouan RICHARD charges through two Solomon players and lays a ball off to Paul GOPE-FENEPEJ who fires straight to Joel NANAGO’s hands

15′ Junior KAONI has an attempt but its bounces off the New Caledonia backline and out of play

14′ Solomon press forward but can’t break the New Caledonia backline

13′ Free kick to New Caledonia in their defensive third after a foul from Steward TOATA

12′ Both teams battle for possession in the middle of the park

11′ Don KEANA turns to shoot in the New Caledonia box but his attempt is blocked by the backline

10′ Raoul WENISSO has an attempt on goal but can’t get enough power behind the ball

8′ Titouan RICHARD charges down the line but Aengari GAGAME slides in and clears the ball wide

7′ Free kick to Solomon after a tackle from Paul GOPE-FENEPEJ on Junior ASHLEY

6′ Paul GOPE-FENEPEJ sends the free kick well wide of goal

5′ Free kick to New Caledonia just outside the Solomon box after a foul from Junior ASHLEY

4′ Titouan RICHARD sends in a dangerous cross but a heavy touch from Raymond LUEWADRIA gives possession back to Solomons

3′ New Caledonia are first to the ball but send it out to give Solomon another corner

3′ Steward TOATA runs the ball into the New Caledonia box and wins the corner

2′ Raoul WENISSO chases a through ball but Unë KECINE beats him to it

1′ The match is underway with New Caledonia’s kick off

Match Officials:
Referee: Mathew CONGER (NZL)
Assistant Referee 1: Tevita MAKASINI (TGA)
Assistant Referee 2: Gareth SHEEHAN (NZL)
Fourth Official: Kader ZITOUNI (TAH)

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