The Oceania Football Confederation and the Local Organising Committee of the OFC U-17 Championship announced the emergency decision, under Article 2 and 45 of the Regulations of the OFC U-17 Championship after assessing the surface of the pitch.
The safety of the players, match officials and general public have been considered as paramount to any decisions, along with the logistics of delaying the match schedule.
The updated match schedule is as follows:
Friday 17 February
16:00 Vanuatu vs. New Caledonia
19:00 Papua New Guinea vs. Tahiti