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Fiji lose to Solomon Islands in OFC U19 Championship

14:48 Fri Aug 10, 2018


Tuita Maeobia of the Solomon Islands scores the lone goal against Fiji in OFC U19 Championship

Taken from/By: OFC
Report by: Meli Tavaga

The Vodafone Fiji football side lost its second match 1-0 against the Solomon Islands in the OFC U19 Championship in Tahiti today.

It was a tight game as both teams failed to score any goal in the first half.

Substitute, Tuita Maeobia scored the winning goal for Solomon Islands in the 88th minute of play to seal their victory.

Fiji earlier defeated Vanuatu 3-1 on Wednesday.

The Bal Sanju Reddy-coched side will have to win its final match if they are to progress in the finals.

They will meet New Caledonia in their last pool match at 4pm next Monday.

Meanwhile, New Caledonia thrashed Vanuatu 8-1.

Solomon Islands defeated New Caledonia 3-2 in their first pool match.



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