NZL 2-1 PNG

New Zealand has defeated Papua New Guinea 2-1 after a last minute goal in the semi-final of the OFC U-17 Championship 2017, earning them a place at the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India.

 

New Zealand: 12. Zac JONES (GK), 2. Jordan SPAIN, 3. Josh ROGERSON, 4. Liberato CACACE, 5. Jake WILLIAMS, 7. Elijah JUST, 8. Oliver DUNCAN (C), 10. Willem EBBINGE, 13. Matthew JONES, 14. Kingsley SINCLAIR, 18. Charles SPRAGG.
Substitutes: 1. Dylan BENNETT (RGK), 6. Leon VAN DEN HOVEN, 9. Max MATA, 11. Matthew CONROY, 15. Ben DEELEY, 16. Oliver WHYTE, 17. Matthew PALMER.

Coach: Danny HAY (NZL)

Papua New Guinea: 20. Graham BERIGAMI (GK), 3. Kimson KAPAI, 4. Sylvester LUKE, 5. Freeman GIWI, 7. Emmanuel SIMONGI, 8. Aben PUKUE, 9. Barthy KEROBIN, 10. Oberth SIMON, 11. Yagi YASASA, 16. Jonathan ALLEN, 17. Dopson NOI (C).
Substitutes: 1. Charley NINGIKAU (RGK), 2. Milton BIWA, 6. Samuel DETNOM, 13. Thomas KONGRAGLE, 14. Emmanuel YOPIYOPI, 15. Dunstan JEFFEREY, 18. Wolfram KOB, 19. Abraham ALLEN.
Suspensions: 12. Ricky WADUNAH.

Coach: Harrison KAMAKE (PNG)

FULL TIME: New Zealand 2-1 Papua New Guinea 

90’+5 RED CARD | Kimson KAPAI receives his second yellow card and is given his marching orders

90’+3 GOAL!!! NZL 2-1 PNG | Oliver WHYTE receives a ball in the penalty box and gets enough to it to place in past Charley NINGIKAU 

90′ Four minutes additional time

90′ SUB PNG | Oberth SIMON is replaced by Emmanuel YOPIYOPI 

89′ SUB NZL | Kingsley SINCLAIR is replaced by Oliver WHYTE 

88′ Graham BERIGAMI dives on a through ball before a New Zealand foot can get to it

85′ Aben PUKUE meets a ball at back post but sends his attempt over the cross bar

82′ Free kick to Papua New Guinea after a tackle from Jake WILLIAMS just outside the New Zealand box

81′ The free kick slides over Max MATA’s head and goes out of play

80′ Free kick to New Zealand just outside the Papua New Guinea box after a tackle on Elijah JUST

79′ Play resumes with a free kick from Graham BERIGAMI

77′ WATER BREAK

76′ The ball finds the back of the net but the goal is not given after a foul on Graham BERIGAMI

76′ Elijah JUST’s attempt bounces off a Papua New Guinea player giving New Zealand the corner

75′ Charles SPRAGG charges into the box but is tackled by Thomas KONGRAGLE before he can send in an attempt

74′ Papua New Guinea block back-to-back attempts from New Zealand

73′ Elijah JUST fires an attempt over the crossbar

73′ Papua New Guinea send a free kick wide and out of play

71′ Papua New Guinea dominating possession in the New Zealand half

68′ SUB NZL | Oliver DUNCAN is replaced by Max MATA 

65′ Barthy KEROBIN sends a long range attempt over the New Zealand crossbar

65′ Play remains in the Papua New Guinea half but New Zealand can’t break through the backline

63′ Oliver DUNCAN is on the ground in the Papua New Guinea box requiring treatment

63′ Free kick to Papua New Guinea after a foul from Elijah JUST

61′ Elijah JUST charges all the way up the field but Graham BERIGAMI wins the 1v1 with an impressive save

60′ Dopson NOI is forced to clear wide when Elijah JUST charges towards a ball in front of Graham BERIGAMI

59′ Charles SPRAGG turns and shoots but a Papua New Guinea defender jumps in front of the ball

58′ Charles SPRAGG charges into the box but the Papua New Guinea backline make the clearance

55′ Papua New Guinea push forward but New Zealand hold them out wide

53′ Elijah JUST sends the free kick well over the crossbar

53′ Free kick to New Zealand just outside the Papua New Guinea box after a foul on Charles SPRAGG

50′ New Zealand hold possession in the Papua New Guinea half but can’t break through the backline

49′ Free kick to New Zealand after a foul on Charles SPRAGG

48′ New Zealand pressure the Papua New Guinea box but the clearance is made after a save from Graham BERIGAMI

46′ The second half is underway with Papua New Guinea’s kick off

HALF TIME SUB NZL | Willem EBBINGE is replaced by Leon VAN DEN HOVEN 

HALF TIME: New Zealand 1-1 Papua New Guinea

45’+5 SUB PNG | Freeman GIWI is replaced by Thomas KONGRAGLE 

45’+4 Josh Rogerson sends a throw deep into the box but Graham BERIGAMI catches the following attempt

45’+3 Play resumes with a dropped ball

45’+2 Freeman GIWI is carried off the field by stretcher

45′ Four minutes additional time

44′ Freeman GIWI is on the ground in the Papua New Guinea box requiring treatment

43′ YELLOW CARD | Dopson NOI is cautioned for a foul on Charles SPRAGG just outside the Papua New Guinea box

42′ Free kick to Papua New Guinea after a hand-ball from Josh Rogerson

40′ Barthy KEROBIN meets a cross in front of goal but the offside call is given

39′ Oliver DUNCAN is off the field receiving treatment

38′ The New Zealand backline blocks back-to-back attempts from Papua New Guinea in the New Zealand box

36′ Jake WILLIAMS is forced to make a clearance wide with a Papua New Guinean on his tail

36′ New Zealand lift and push play back into the Papua New Guinea half

34′ GOAL!!! NZL 1-1 PNG | Barthy KEROBIN scores the equaliser with a volley off a deflection

34′ Matthew JONES closes down a Papua New Guinea attack with the clearance wide

33′ Charles SPRAGG meets a long ball but the offside call is given

33′ Play resumes with a Papua New Guinea throw

30′ WATER BREAK

30′ Kimson KAPAI has a long range attempt but Zac JONES jumps and makes the save

30′ Papua New Guinea push into New Zealand’s half but can’t break through the backline

29′ Free kick to Papua New Guinea after a foul from Jordan SPAIN

28′ Free kick to Graham BERIGAMI after a collision with a New Zealand player in the box

27′ Graham BERIGAMI charges out of goal and receives a ball on his chest before taking a few touches then sending it up the field

27′ Charles SPRAGG cuts back to Elijah JUST but he sends his attempt just wide of goal

26′ Emmanuel SIMONGI receives a ball at the top of the New Zealand box but can’t line up a shot before he’s closed down

25′ Free kick to Papua New Guinea after a tackle on Freeman GIWI

24′ Josh Rogerson throws the ball all the way into the box but the connecting header bounces off the crossbar

23′ Free kick to Papua New Guinea after a foul from Willem EBBINGE on Freeman GIWI

22′ Kimson KAPAI makes a hard tackle in the Papua New Guinea box to close down an attacking New Zealand player

20′ Matthew JONES heads the free kick over the crossbar

19′ YELLOW CARD | Kimson KAPAI is cautioned for a hard tackle to shut down an attacking New Zealand player 

18′ Both teams battle for possession but keep sending the ball out of play

15′ Oberth SIMON receives the ball in the New Zealand box but the offside call is given

14′ Papua New Guinea counter attack forcing the New Zealand backline to make the clearance wide

13′ Free kick to Papua New Guinea after a tackle on Emmanuel SIMONGI from Kingsley SINCLAIR

12′ Both teams battle for possession in the Papua New Guinea half

11′ Jonathan ALLEN charges towards the New Zealand goal but let’s the ball too far ahead of him and Zac JONES picks it up

10′ Graham BERIGAMI runs out and catches the free kick

9′ Free kick to New Zealand after a foul from Dopson NOI just outside the Papua New Guinea box

8′ Charles SPRAGG’s cross is blocked but wins New Zealand the corner

7′ YELLOW CARD | Willem EBBINGE is cautioned for a tackle in the Papua New Guinea box 

5′ New Zealand push back into the Papua New Guinea half and win the corner

4′ Barthy KEROBIN has an attempt on goal and wins the corner

3′ GOAL!! NZL 1-0 PNG | Aben PUKUE tries to clear a cross but finds the back of his own net

2′ Elijah JUST tries to get behind a long throw from Kingsley SINCLAIR but the ball goes out of play before he can reach it.

2′ New Zealand push into the Papua New Guinea half but can’t break through the backline

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

Match Officials:
Referee: Norbert HAUATA (TAH)
Assistant Referee 1: Folio MOEAKI (TGA)
Assistant Referee 2: John PAREANGA (COK)
Fourth Official: Arnold TARI (VAN)

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