PNG 4-1 TGA

Credit: OFC via Phototek

Papua New Guinea have defeated Tonga 4-1 in the opening match of Day 3 at the OFC U-19 Women’s Championship 2017.

 

Papua New Guinea: 1. Faith KASIRAY (GK), 2. Natasha SAGEM, 3. Margret JOSEPH (C), 4. Isabella NATERA, 9. Selina UNAMBA, 10. Nicollete AGEVA, 12. Belinda GIADA, 13. Ramona PADIO, 14. Leah KARO, 16. Serah TAMGOL, 18. Jacklyn MAIYOSI.
Substitutes: 5. Bridget PAIME, 7. Marity SEP, 17. Melisa JOFARI.

Coach: Rachel Wadunah (PNG)

Tonga: 1. Mele AKOLO (GK), 2. Fifi MOALA, 4. Meleseini TUFUI, 6. Siunipa TALASINGA, 7. Seini LUTU, 8. Halaunga TAHOLO (C), 9. Carmel UHILA, 11. Mele KAFA,13. Peta FENUKITAU, 16. Katalina TALIAULI, 18. Sosefina HAVEA.
Substitutes: 20. Helen TAHITUA (RGK), 3. Michelle TUITUPOU, 5. Manusiu LATAVAO, 10. Teisa FUSI, 12. Ofa ATAONGO, 14. Patricia LIKILIKI, 15. Luseane VIVILI, 17. Kalolaine TALIAULI, 19. Alexandra FIFITA.

Coach: Christian KOANETI (TGA)

FULL TIME | Papua New Guinea 4-1 Tonga

90’+2 Free kick to Tonga after a foul from Jacklyn MAIYOSI

90′ Three minutes of additional time

88′ GOAL!! PNG 4-1 TGA | Nicollete AGEVA places the ball into the back of the net after a perfect pass from Ramona PADIO 

86′ SUB TGA | Katalina TALIAULI is replaced by Luseane VIVILI 

85′ Mele KAFA has an attempt from outside the box but sends the ball straight to Faith KASIRAY

84′ Seini LUTU pressures the Papua New Guinea backline but the offside call is given

83′ Ramona PADIO sends a ball into the box but no Papua New Guinea player chases

79′ SUB TGA | Halaunga TAHOLO is replaced by Kalolaine TALIAULI  

79′ Nicollete AGEVA is set up with another opportunity at goal but sends the ball straight to the gloves off Mele AKOLO

77′ SUB PNG  | Serah TAMGOL makes room for Marity SEP 

76′ Mele AKOLO is on the ground requiring treatment

74′ Carmel UHILA attempts to cross but is blocked by Belinda GIADA

73′ Nicollete AGEVA lines up an attempt at goal but can’t get enough power behind the ball to challenge Mele AKOLO

68′ SUB TGA | Peta FENUKITAU is replaced by Alexandra FIFITA 

67′ Serah TAMGOL has an attempt from outside the penalty box but sends the ball straight to Mele AKOLO

65′ YELLOW CARD | Margret JOSEPH is also cautioned 

65′ YELLOW CARD | Halaunga TAHOLO is cautioned after a collision with Margret JOSEPH 

65′ Ramona PADIO and Fifi MOALA sprint after a ball rolling towards the Tonga goal but Mele AKOLO steps off her line to come out and meet it first

63′ Jacklyn MAIYOSI receives a ball out wide from Ramona PADIO but sends her attempt into the side net

62′ Nicollete AGEVA carries the ball into the box but is shut down by three Tongan defenders

60′ SUB PNG  | Selina UNAMBA is replaced by Melisa JOFARI 

60′ Nicollete AGEVA is fed a dangerous ball from Ramona PADIO but sends her attempt into the side net

56′ Free kick to Tonga after a foul from Ramona PADIO

51′ GOAL!! PNG 3-1 TGA | Ramona PADIO finds the net again after an exciting build up of play in the Tonga box 

50′ Selina UNAMBA sends in a cross along the ground but a Tonga defender clears the ball up the field

48′ Selina UNAMBA chases a through ball but can’t get a foot to it before it rolls out of play

46′ Papua New Guinea kick off the second half

HALF-TIME | Papua New Guinea 2-1 Tonga

42′ Mele KAFA’s attempt at goal is just blocked by Faith KASIRAY

40′ Mele KAFA chases a high ball into the Papua New Guinea box but Faith KASIRAY runs to the edge of the box and catches it

39′ GOAL!!! PNG 2-1 TGA | Ramona PADIO follows up her first attempt – blocked by Mele AKOLO – and fires the ball into goal 

36′ Nicollete AGEVA runs into the box to chase a through ball but the offside call is given

33′ Papua New Guinea counter attack but Mele AKOLO makes the save and sends the ball back up the field

32′ Seini LUTU sends in the free kick but the Papua New Guinea backline are quick to the ball and clear it up the field

31′ Seini LUTU fires the ball towards the top corner off the goal but Faith KASIRAY jumps up and punches the ball over the crossbar

30′ Free kick for Tonga after a foul from Margret JOSEPH on Mele KAFA just outside the box

26′ GOAL!! PNG 1-1 TGA | Selina UNAMBA fires the ball into the back of the net after chasing a perfect through ball from Ramona PADIO 

25′ Nicollete AGEVA follows up with another run into goal but again, Papua New Guinea are given the offside call

25′ Jacklyn MAIYOSI finds the back of the net but the offside call is given

24′ Free kick to Tonga after a foul from Belinda GIADA on Seini LUTU

22′ Seini LUTU fires the free kick towards goal but Faith KASIRAY catches the powerful attempt

21′ Free kick to Tonga after a foul from Natasha SAGEM on Siunipa TALASINGA deep in the Papua New Guinea half

20′ Free kick to Papua New Guinea after a foul on Margret JOSEPH inside the penalty box

18′ Ramona PADIO sends a long ball but Selina UNAMBA is unable to get a foot on it before it rolls out of play

17′ Selina UNAMBA crosses the ball into the Tonga box but Mele AKOLO is first to the ball

15′ Ramona PADIO charges into the box for a 1v1 against Mele AKOLO but the keeper pulls off another impressive save

13′ Selina UNAMBA sends a powerful shot towards goal but Mele AKOLO pulls off an impressive save

12′ Nicollete AGEVA meets a high ball in the box but is tackled before she can line up an attempt at goal

11′ Ramona PADIO has a long range attempt but sends the ball over the crossbar and out of play

8′ Nicollete AGEVA wins the ball in a 1v1 with Mele AKOLO to set up Belinda GIADA but GIADA’s following attempt drifts just over the crossbar

6′ GOAL!! PNG 0-1 TGA | Mele KAFA breaks through the Papua New Guinea and smashes the ball into the back of the net after a quick counter attack from Tonga 

5′ Nicollete AGEVA nearly breaks through the Tonga backline but Meleseini TUFUI manages to clear the ball

3′ Selina UNAMBA shoots from outside the box but can’t get enough power behind her attempt to challenge Mele AKOLO

2′ Papua New Guinea push into Tonga’s half but can’t find a break in the backline

1′ Tonga get the match underway

Match Officials
Referee: Nadia BROWNING (NZL)
Assistant Referee 1: Maria SALAMASINA (SAM)
Assistant Referee 2: Regina TEUA (TAH)
Fourth Official: Torika DELAI (FIJ)

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