TGA 6-1 ASA

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Tonga have defeated American Samoa 6-1 on the last day of action for Group B at the OFC U-16 Women’s Championship 2017.

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

Coach: Lafaele MOALA (TGA)

American Samoa: 23. Zena FOMA’I (GK), 2. Maricar PARUNGO, 4. Jane FAUMUINA, 5. Princess FEGAUIA’I, 6. Aileen IEREMIA, 8. Diedra STEFFANY, 9. Blanche HERRERA, 10. Elcy NAOLAVOA (C), 11. Oloataua TOFAEONO, 13. Lima MAUGA, 14. Jodynn LIU-KUEY.
Substitutes: 1. Maraea NAUTU (RGK), 3. Nancy SATELE, 7. Mercy SEUI, 12. Agnes SIAOSI, 15. Faafeu AMISONE, 16. Olyanna TAASE, 17. Jessica SATELE, 18. Mykaela PAOLO, 19. Lourdes AFOA.

Coach: Ruth TUATO’O (ASA)

FULL TIME | Tonga 6-1 American Samoa

90’+5 Tonga hold possession in American Samoa’s half but can’t break through the backline

90’+2 RED CARD | Oloataua TOFAEONO receives her second yellow card and is given her marching orders

90′ Five minutes additional time

90′ YELLOW CARD | Jane FAUMUINA is cautioned for a tackle just outside the American Samoa box 

89′ Carmel UHILA sends a powerful attempt across the goal face and out of play

88′ Litea TAUKAPO sends an attempt well wide of goal

86′ GOAL!!! TGA 6-1 ASA | Seini LUTU brings Tonga’s tally up to six

85′ Lositika FEKE chases a through ball but Zena FOMA’I runs out to meet it first

84′ Seini LUTU sends in a dangerous cross but Zena FOMA’I has it well-covered

82′ Possession switches between the teams as they both try to break through the backlines

78′ Play resumes with American Samoa’s throw

76′ WATER BREAK

73′ GOAL!! TGA 5-1 ASA | Siunipa TALASINGA charges up the wing then carefully places the ball under a diving Zena FOMA’I 

72′ GOAL!! TGA 4-1 ASA | Litea TAUKAPO finds the back of the net from outside the box after multiple saved attempts from Tonga

71′ Lositika FEKE runs the length of the American Samoa half but sends her attempt straight to Zena FOMA’I

69′ Lositika FEKE chases a through ball and finds the back of the net but the offside call is given

68′ Oloataua TOFAEONO receives the ball at her feet up front but the offside call is given

66′ Both teams battle for possession in the middle of the park

64′ SUB TGA | Florence HAKALO makes room for Patricia LIKILIKI 

62′ Lositika FEKE connects with a corner kick from Carmel UHILA but her attempt at goal is blocked

59′ Lositika FEKE races Zena FOMA’I to a ball in the box but the offside call is given

58′ Kalolaine TOPUI saves another long range attempt from American Samoa

56′ Oloataua TOFAEONO has another dangerous run but sends her attempt into the side net of the goal

55′ Free kick to American Samoa after a foul on Elcy NAOLAVOA

52′ Seini LUTU fires an attempt over the crossbar

50′ Florence HAKALO has an attempt from inside the box but sends the shot just wide of goal

48′ Back-to-back impressive saves from Zena FOMA’I deny another goal for Tonga

47′ Ana POLOVILI runs in to the box to receive a ball but is tackled before she can line up a shot

46′ American Samoa get the second half underway

46′ SUB ASA  | An injured Mercy SEUI is replaced by Olyanna TAASE 

HALF-TIME | Tonga 3-1 American Samoa

45’+3 Mercy SEUI is on the ground requiring treatment

45’+2 GOAL!!! TGA 3-1 ASA | Oloataua TOFAEONO charges through the Tonga backline and carefully places the ball in goal

45′ Three minutes additional time

45′ Seini LUTU hits the crossbar with a long range attempt

43′ Free kick to American Samoa after a foul from Carmel UHILA just inside the Tonga half

41′ Free kick to Tonga after a foul on Seini LUTU in the American Samoa half

39′ Lositika FEKE sends a powerful attempt just wide of goal

37′ GOAL!! TGA 3-0 ASA | Ana POLOVILI follows up an American Samoa clearance and drills the ball along the ground and into goal 

36′ Florence HAKALO charges into the American Samoa box but sends her attempt straight into Zena FOMA’I’s hands

35′ Free kick to American Samoa after a foul on Elcy NAOLAVOA

34′ Play resumes with a Tonga throw

31′ WATER BREAK

30′ SUB ASA | Jodynn LIU-KUEY is replaced by Mercy SEUI 

28′ Free kick to Tonga after a foul on Litea TAUKAPO

27′ Oloataua TOFAEONO battles hard to beat a Tonga defender but runs out of steam before she can take on another

25′ GOAL!!! TGA 2-0 ASA | Lositika FEKE receives a ball in the box and calmly taps it in to goal

21′ Oloataua TOFAEONO charges after a through ball but can’t get it under control before it rolls out of play

20′ YELLOW CARD | Oloataua TOFAEONO is cautioned for a hard tackle

19′ Florence HAKALO receives a perfect ball from Siunipa TALASINGA but can’t get enough power behind her attempt

18′ SUB TGA | Malia OTUKOLO is replaced by Siunipa TALASINGA 

17′ GOAL!!! TGA 1-0 ASA | Seini LUTU finds the back of the net 

16′ Malia OTUKOLO makes a dangerous run down the line but the offside call is given

14′ Seini LUTU receives a ball in the box from Ana POLOVILI but sends her following attempt just wide of goal

13′ Florence HAKALO sends in a long range attempt but can’t get enough power behind it to challenge Zena FOMA’I

12′ Lositika FEKE dribbles the ball into the box then sends her attempt straight to Zena FOMA’I

11′ Both teams battle for possession in the middle of the park

7′ Free kick to Tonga after a foul on Seini LUTU

5′ Malia OTUKOLO chases a ball to the corner but can’t keep it in play, giving American Samoa the goal kick

4′ Seini LUTU battles hard in the middle but can’t break through the American Samoa backline

2′ Zena FOMA’I beats Lositika FEKE to a through ball from Seini LUTU

1′ Florence HAKALO fires in a shot along the ground but Zena FOMA’I dives on the ball

1′ Tonga get the match underway

Match Officials
Referee: Fina ANGELO (VAN)
Assistant Referee 1: Heloise SIMONS (NZL)
Assistant Referee 2: Hilary OSBORN (NZL)
Fourth Official: Arnold TARI (VAN)

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