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OFC U-19 Championship 2022: Fiji, Tahiti, New Caledonia and Samoa awarded 3-0 wins

The Oceania Football Confederation can confirm that Fiji and Tahiti’s OFC U-19 Championship 2022 Group B fixtures v Papua New Guinea and New Caledonia respectively and Samoa’s Group C fixture v Vanuatu will not be rescheduled. 

In Group B, Papua New Guinea had been scheduled to play Fiji on September 8 at 5.00pm local time and Tahiti on September 11 at 8.00pm local time.  

In Group C, Vanuatu was scheduled to play New Caledonia on September 8 at 2.00pm local time and Samoa on September 11 at 2.00pm local time.  However, the Vanuatu Football Federation (VFF) and Papua New Guinea Football Association (PNGFA) were unable to fulfil their respective fixtures 

All four games will not be rescheduled and are therefore abandoned. 

In accordance with Article 7 of the OFC U-19 Championship 2022 Regulations, Fiji and Tahiti will be awarded 3-0 victories and the resultant three points from their abandoned Group B fixtures with Papua New Guinea.  

New Caledonia and Samoa will also be awarded 3-0 victories and three points from their abandoned Group C fixtures with Vanuatu.  

The matter is now being referred to the appropriate bodies. 

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