COK 3-1 TGA

Cook Islands have defeated Tonga 3-1 on Match Day 1 of the OFC U-16 Women’s Championship 2017.

 

Cook Islands: 1. Dora IRIPA (GK), 2. Lyric DAVISON, 3. Teretia TEINAKI, 4. Ngame TARINGA, 5. Tia TUIVAGA (C), 6. Esther POTORU, 7. Piri MURARE, 8. Tehinnah TATUAVA, 9. Viorangi KITE, 11. Merran MUNRO, 12. Nathalia VIKING
Substitutes: 10. Keana MAAKA, 13. Tepaeru NGAROI, 14. Eitiare TANGIRERE, 15. Alma NGAMETUA (RGK), 16. Ngarangi MAPU

Coach: Theresa TATUAVA (COK)

Tonga: 20. Kaloaine TOPUI (GK), 3. Mele KAFA, 4. Trish LIKILIKI, 5. Siunipa TALASINGA, 6. Carmel ‘UHILA, 7. Florence HAKALO, 8. Seini LUTU (C), 9. Ana POLOVILI, 10. Lositika FEKE, 11. Taipaleti VAI, 15. Ofa ATAONGO
Substitutes: 1. Mele AHOME’E (RGK), 2. Ofa FISI, 12. Kaloaine TONGA, 13. Mele TU’ITAVUKI, 14. Malia OTUKOLO, 16. Luseane ‘AKOLO, 17. Mafi PASIKALA, 18. Mele ‘AHO, 19. Keleni TAUKAPO (GK)

Coach: Lafaele MOALA (TGA)

FULL TIME | Cook Islands 3-1 Tonga

90’+4 SUB COK | Piri MURARE is replaced by Tepaeru NGAROI 

90′ Three minutes additional time

89′ SUB TGA | Patricia LIKILIKI is replaced by Ofa FISI 

86′ GOAL!!! COK 3-1 TGA | Ana POLOVILI carefully places the ball into the back of the net after receiving a perfect pass from Lositika FEKE 

84′ Luseane AKOLO has an attempt off Dora IRIPA’s clearance but Teretia TEINAKI jumps in front to block the shot

80′ Dora IRIPA runs out to meet a ball at the top of the box but misjudges the speed of the Tonga defender and has to scramble back and dive on the ball

78′ A high ball threatens the Tonga goal but Kalolaine TOPUI quickly repositions herself to make the safe

75′ Tonga push numbers forward but can’t break through the Cook Islands backline

71′ Lositika FEKE charges towards the Cook Islands goal but the offside call is given

70′ SUB TGA | Florence HAKALO is replaced by Luseane AKOLO 

68′ SUB COK | An injured Ngame TARINGA is replaced by Keane MAAKA 

67′ Ngame TARINGA is carried off the field to receive treatment

66′ Free kick to Cook Islands after a foul from Florence HAKALO on Teretia TEINAKI

65′ Substitute Ngarangi MAPU makes an immediate impact on the field, just missing the goal after an impressive build-up of play

62′ SUB COK | Double goalscorer Nathalia VIKING is replaced by Ngarangi MAPU 

61′ Florence HAKALO runs and meets a ball in the box but sends her attempt over the crossbar

58′ Lositika FEKE gets her head to a high ball in the box but the offside call is given

57′ Taipaleti VAI charges after a through ball but Dora IRIPA runs out of her box and clears the ball up the field

54′ Piri MURARE picks up a miscued clearance at the top of the Tonga box but sends her attempt wide of goal

51′ Teretia TEINAKI makes the tackle in the box but sends the ball out of play to give Tonga a corner kick

47′ Viorangi KITE has a powerful attempt but the ball is sent straight to Kalolaine TOPUI’s hands

46′ Tonga get the second half underway

HALF-TIME | Cook Islands 3-0 Tonga 

45′ One minute additional time

43′ Piri MURARE fires the ball at goal but it hits the crossbar and bounces back into play for Kalolaine TOPUI to catch

41′ Florence HAKALO sends a pass through to a running Taipaleti VAI but the Cook Islands backline manage to reach a foot to it first

36′ Taipaleti VAI and Ana POLOVILI sprint after a through ball but Dora IRIPA runs out to meet it first

33′ Dora IRIPA misses a dangerous cross along the ground from Florence HAKALO but dives on the ball before Taipaleti VAI can follow up

31′ GOAL!!! COK 3-0 TGA | Nathalia VIKING follows up with another as soon as play restarts!

29′ GOAL!!! COK 2-0 TGA | Nathalia VIKING carefully places the ball in at front post to bring Cook Islands’ tally up to two

28′ Viorangi KITE receives a ball in front of goal but Mele KAFA clears the ball before the Cook Islands striker can line up a shot

26′ A long ball is fed through the Cook Islands backline but Dora IRIPA runs out of her box and clears it up the field

21′ Seini LUTU has an attempt from the top of the box but the ball drifts just over the crossbar

20′ Tia TUIVAGA gets her head to Seini LUTU’s free kick but sends the ball out of play for a corner kick

19′ Free kick to Tonga after a foul from Tia TUIVAGA

16′ Free kick to Cook Islands after a handball from Taipaleti VAI as she fought to win the corner kick from Seini LUTU

13′ GOAL!!! COK 1-0 TGA | Ngame TARINGA sends a screamer towards goal, too powerful for Kalolaine TOPUI to save

12′ Merran MUNRO has an attempt at goal from out wide but sends the ball out of play and into the side net

10′ Viorangi KITE meets a ball in the box but the offside call is given

9′ Viorangi KITE meets a perfect cross in front of goal but sends her following attempt over the crossbar

8′ Cook Islands dominate possession in Tonga’s half but can’t find a break in the backline

6′ Nathalia VIKING has an attempt for nearly half way but can’t get enough power behind it to challenge Kalolaine TOPUI

4′ Tonga press forward forcing Tia TUIVAGA to clear the ball out wide

4′ Merran MUNRO attempts to kick the ball up the line but doesn’t get enough angle, sending it wide and out of play

3′ Lyric DAVISON sends a dangerous ball into the box but the Tonga backline just get to it first

2′ Viorangi KITE charges down the line but Siunipa TALASINGA sweeps in and clears the ball wide

1′ Cook Islands get the first half underway

Match Officials
Referee: Ben AUKAWI (SOL)
Assistant Referee 1: Maria SALAMASINA (SAM)
Assistant Referee 2: Heloise SIMONS (NZL)
Fourth Official: Fina ANGELO (VAN)

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