NCL 2-1 FIJ

New Caledonia's starting line-up for their first 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ - OFC Stage 3 leg against Fiji.

New Caledonia have defeated Fiji 2-1 in the second leg of their 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Qualifiers – OFC Stage 3 encounter.

 

New Caledonia: 23. Mickael ULILE (GK), 2. Romaric WALONE, 4. Pierre KAUMA, 5. Jeremie DOKUNENGO, 7. Joel WAKANUMUNE (C), 11. Mone WAMOWE, 12. Richard SELE, 15. Joseph ATHALE, 16. Cedrick SANSOT, 21. Emile OUNEI, 22. Roy KAYARA.
Substitutes: 20. Thomas SCHMIDT (RGK), 8. Jacques WAMYTAN, 14. Didier SIMANE, 10. Shene WELEPANE, 17. Willy WAIA, 3. Iler HNAUK, 6. Geordy GONY
Suspended: Emile BEARUNE.

Coach: Thierry SARDO (NCL)

Fiji: 1. Tevita KOROI (GK) (C), 3. Kavaia RAWAQA, 5. Remueru TEKIATE, 6. Christopher WASASALA, 7, Epeli SAUKURU, 8. Amani MAKOE, 11. Waisake TABUCAVA, 12. Saula WAQA, 14. Laitia TUILAU, 15. Samuela KAUTOGA, 16. Laisenia NAIOKO
Substitutes: 2. Vuniuci TIKOMAIMEREKE, 4. Kolinio SIVOKI, 9. Roy KRISHNA, 10. Dave RADRIGAI, 17. Sitiveni CAVUILAGI, 18. Madhwan GOUNDER, 19. Iosefo VEREVOU, 22. Beniamino MATEINAQARA (RGK).

Coach: Christophe GAMEL (FRA)

FULL TIME | New Caledonia 2-1 Fiji

90’+3 Two impressive saves from Mickael ULILE keep Roy KRISHNA out of goal

90′ Four minutes additional time 

90′ SUB NCL | Romaric WALONE is replaced by Jacques WAMYTAN  

88′ New Caledonia pressure the Fiji backline and win the corner kick

87′ Free kick to New Caledonia after a foul from Christopher WASASALA

86′ YELLOW CARD | Richard SELE is cautioned for a tackle on Laitia TUILAU 

84′ Free kick to New Caledonia after a swarm of players go for the ball in the New Caledonia box

82′ SUB FIJ | Amani MAKOE is replaced by Iosefo VEREVOU 

81′ Richard SELE charges at Tevita KOROI forcing the keeper to clear the ball wide

77′ Roy KAYARA fires the ball well wide of the Fiji goal

75′ SUB NCL | Mone WAMOWE is replaced by Willy WAIA 

73′ GOAL!!! NCL 2-1 FIJ | Richard SELE follows up an attempt at goal to put New Caledonia back in the lead

72′ Free kick to New Caledonia just outside the Fiji box

71′ Samuela KAUTOGA charges towards goal but the offside call is given

69′ SUB NCL | Emile OUNEI makes room for Shene WELEPANE 

66′ GOAL!! NCL 1-1 FIJ | Epeli SAUKURU gets his body behind a cross and sends the ball into the net

65′ Richard SELE has a shot from inside the Fiji box but Tevita KOROI pulls off an impressive save

64′ Emile OUNEI and Roy KAYARA have attempts on goal but both are blocked by the Fiji backline

62′ Free kick to Fiji after a foul on Roy KRISHNA just inside the New Caledonia half

59′ YELLOW CARD | Joseph ATHALE is cautioned for a foul on Roy KRISHNA

58′ Emile OUNEI sends an attempt just wide of goal

57′ Emile OUNEI wins the corner for New Caledonia

54′ SUB FIJ | Laisenia NAIOKO is replaced by Dave RADRIGAI

53′ YELLOW CARD | Christopher WASASALA is cautioned

52′ SUB FIJ | Saula WAQA is replaced by Roy KRISHNA

50′ Kavaia RAWAQA takes a free kick for Fiji but can’t get past the New Caledonia backline

46′ Fiji get the second half underway

HALF TIME: New Caledonia 1-0 Fiji

45’+2 Emile OUNEI gets his head on a free kick from Roy KAYARA but sends the ball just over the crossbar

45′ Four minutes additional time

43′ GOAL!! NCL 1-0 FIJ | Emile OUNEI scores off the penalty

42′ Penalty for New Caledonia after a hand ball in the box by Kavaia RAWAQA

38′ Saula WAQA sends in a dangerous cross but Pierre KAUMA just manages a foot to it and taps it away from goal

37′ Free kick to Fiji after a foul on Samuela KAUTOGA just inside Fiji’s half

35′ Free kick to Fiji after a foul from Cedrick SANSOT

33′ Free kick to New Caledonia after a foul on Richard SELE from Amani MAKOE

31′ Kavaia RAWAQA crosses from inside the Fiji half but Mickael ULILE jumps and punches the ball clear

30′ Roy KAYARA tries to dribble into the box but is tackled by two Fiji defenders

28′ Tevita KOROI punches away the corner kick but is now on the ground receiving treatment

27′ Roy KAYARA wins another corner kick of a dangerous cross cleared by the Fiji backline

26′ Roy KAYARA wins a corner kick

24′ Mone WAMOWE wins a throw for New Caledonia deep in Fiji’s half

23′ Emile OUNEI chases a through ball but Tevita KOROI runs out of his box and clears it wide

21′ Samuela KAUTOGA dives to get his head to a cross from Epeli SAUKURU but just misses the ball as it crosses the goal face

19′ Roy KAYARA crosses to Richard SELE but he sends his attempt over the crossbar

18′ Tevita KOROI is back on his feet and play resumes

17′ Tevita KOROI is on the ground receiving treatment

15′ Saula WAQA sends a ball across the New Caledonia goal face but no Fiji player comes to meet it

14′ Epeli SAUKURU sends in a dangerous cross but the New Caledonia backline clear the ball

12′ Romaric WALONE has a long range attempt but Tevita KOROI makes an easy save

12′ Free kick to Fiji after a foul on Saula WAQA

9′ Free kick to Fiji just outside the New Caledonia box

7′ Emile OUNEI has an attempt from inside the Fiji box but his shot is blocked

4′ Mone WAMOWE charges at goal but is tackled by Remueru TEKIATE

2′ Free kick to Fiji after a foul on Remueru TEKIATE from Mone WAMOWE

1′ New Caledonia get the match underway

Match Officials:
Referee: Norbert HAUATA (TAH)
Assistant Referee 1:
 Philippe REVEL (TAH)
Assistant Referee 2: 
Hilmon SESE (VAN)
Fourth Official: 
Averii JACQUES (TAH)

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