FIJ 0-0 TGA

Fiji have drawn 0-0 with Tonga on the second day of action for Group B at the OFC U-16 Women’s Championship 2017.

Fiji: 1. Seru VASUITOGA (GK), 2. Avisaki TORO, 3. Viniana BUKE, 5. Eseta SINUKULA, 7. Tabua LIKUMOTOVAI, 10. Fatima TABUANITOGA, 11. Harina ERASITO, 12. Titilia WAQABACA, 13. Emily ROKOCIRI, 15. Luisiana LAGILEVU (C), 16. Dilaisana DRODROLAGI.
Substitutes: 20. Raijel PASIRIO (RGK), 4. Sovaia RANADI, 6. Amelia CEVARIKI, 8. Kelera RADINICALIA, 9. Losana BAINIVALU, 14. Alisi QEREQERETABUA, 17. Vani BAINIVALU, 18. Ulita ALFRED, 19. Filomena RACEA.

Coach: Marika RODU (FIJ)

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

Coach: Lafaele MOALA (TGA)

FULL TIME | Fiji 0-0 Tonga

90’+4 Ofa FISI just misses Seini LUTU’s corner kick as it crosses the goal face

90’+4 Another corner for Tonga

90’+2 Back-to-back attempts from Tonga are blocked but Fiji give away the corner

90’+2 SUB TGA | Taipaleti VAI is replaced by Kalolaine TONGA 

90′ Four minutes additional time

89′ Ofa ATAONGO makes the tackle but sends the ball out for a corner

86′ Free kick to Tonga after a foul on Avisaki TORO just inside Tonga’s half

85′ SUB FIJ | Viniana BUKE is replaced by Vani BAINIVALU 

83′ Ana POLOVILI has an attempt but can’t get enough power behind the ball to challenge Seru VASUITOGA

82′ SUB TGA| Luseane AKOLO is replaced by Ofa FISI 

81′ Siunipa TALASINGA blocks a Fiji attempt but gives away the corner

80′ Play resumes with a Fiji goal kick

77′ WATER BREAK

74′ Ana POLOVILI chases a through ball but Seru VASUITOGA calmly comes out and catches the ball

71′ Fiji switch play over to Avisaki TORO who makes a dangerous run down the line

69′ Seini LUTU sends in a dangerous corner kick but no Tonga player runs in to meet it

68′ Free kick to Tonga after a foul on Taipaleti VAI just inside Fiji’s half

66′ Avisaki TORO follows up with another attempt, just scraping past the goal post

65′ Viniana BUKE sends an attempt just wide of goal

63′ Free kick to Fiji after a foul on Filomena RACEA just inside Fiji’s half

57′ Fiji dominate possession in Tonga’s half but can’t break through the backline

55′ Viniana BUKE sends a dangerous ball to Filomena RACEA but the offside call is given

53′ Seini LUTU beats three defenders then crosses the ball but Lositika FEKE just misses it as it drifts across the goal face

52′ Seini LUTU sends in the corner but the wind picks up the ball and sends it out of play

50′ Viniana BUKE chases a through ball but Mele KAFA manages a foot to the ball and calmly passes it to safety

46′ SUB FIJ | Eseta SINUKULA is replaced by Filomena RACEA 

46′ SUB FIJ | Titilia WAQABACA is replaced by Alisi QEREQERETABUA 

46′ Tonga get the second half underway

HALF-TIME | Fiji 0-0 Tonga

45’+3 Viniana BUKE charges after a ball in the box but Kalolaine TOPUI picks it up just in time

45’+1 Taipaleti VAI takes on the Fiji backline but lets the ball too far in front and Seru VASUITOGA picks it up

45′ Three minutes additional time

45′ Seini LUTU sends the free kick into Fiji’s wall

44′ Free kick to Fiji after a handball from Lositika FEKE just outside the Fiji box

43′ Seini LUTU has a long range attempt but can’t get enough power behind the ball to challenge Seru VASUITOGA

42′ Fiji win another corner but the Tonga backline are first to ball and clear up the field

41′ Dilaisana DRODROLAGI has a long range attempt but sends the ball well wide of goal

39′ A physical battle for possession from both teams in the middle of the field

37′ Free kick to Tonga after a foul on Siunipa TALASINGA

36′ Emily ROKOCIRI sends in an attempt but Kalolaine TOPUI makes the catch

35′ Lositika FEKE attempts to dribble into the box but is tackled hard by Avisaki TORO

34′ Play resumes with a throw-in from Tonga

31′ WATER BREAK

31′ Emily ROKOCIRI charges the length of the Tonga half but can’t line up a shot before she is tackled by the Tonga backline

30′ Another corner kick for Tonga

27′ Titilia WAQABACA fires from the top of the box but sends the ball over the crossbar

26′ Eseta SINUKULA sends in a cross but can’t get enough weight behind the ball to challenge Kalolaine TOPUI

25′ Free kick to Tonga after a foul from Eseta SINUKULA just inside the Tonga half

23′ Kalolaine TOPUI pulls off back-to-back saves, punching away the corner kick then clearing the follow-up attempt

21′ Ana POLOVILI has a shot from the top of the box but sends her attempt wide of goal

19′ Viniana BUKE charges into the Tonga box chasing a high ball but Kalolaine TOPUI jumps up and makes the save

18′ Viniana BUKE counter attacks with a run down the line but Seini LUTU intercepts her following pass to Dilaisana DRODROLAGI

17′ Pressure from Luseane AKOLO forces Lusiana LAGILEVU to send the ball out of play and give Tonga the corner kick

16′ Both teams battle for possession in the middle of the field

13′ Free kick to Tonga after a tackle on Siunipa TALASINGA

11′ Mele KAFA closes down a dangerous run from Eseta SINUKULA then wins a free kick from SINUKULA’s following tackle

10′ Lositika FEKE picks up a miscued clearance from Avisaki TORO but Seru VASUITOGA is quick to react

9′ Luseane AKOLO makes a run down the line but Fatima TABUANITOGA sweeps in and makes the tackle

8′ Seini LUTU attempts to cross but can’t get enough power behind the ball to challenge Seru VASUITOGA

6′ Viniana BUKE sets up Titilia WAQABACA with an attempt at goal but the kick is miscued ad Tonga counter attack

4′ Siunipa TALASINGA sends a ball down the line but Lusiana LAGILEVU picks it up first and clears it wide

1′ Tonga earn the corner kick

1′ Fiji get the match underway

Match Officials
Referee: Arnold TARI (VAN)
Assistant Referee 1: Maria SALAMASINA (SAM)
Assistant Referee 2: Heloise SIMONS (NZL)
Fourth Official: Rani PERRY (TAH)

 

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