Gameday 1: Results and fixtures from OFC U-17 Championship in Fiji

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New Zealand and Tahiti were first-day winners at the OFC U-17 Championship tournament in Fiji.

New Zealand beat New Caledonia 3-2 while Tahiti overcame Vanuatu 2-1 in the first games in their respective groups.

The two finalists at the tournament will automatically qualify for November’s FIFA U-17 World Cup in Peru.

Match highlights


Group B

Game played on Wednesday January 11, 2023

New Zealand 3 (Luke Sukyp 9′, 72′ pen, 76′)
New Caledonia 2 (Ronald Nganyane 16′, Joseph Hnaissilin 69′ pen)

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Group C

Game played on Wednesday January 11, 2023

Tahiti 2 (Titouan Guillemant 24′, own goal 36′)
Vanuatu 1 (Delickson Judah 82′)


Group A

Game to be played on Thursday January 12, 2023

Fiji v Samoa
HFC Bank Stadium, Fiji, 8pm (NZT)

New Zealand’s next fixture

Game to be played on Saturday January 14, 2023

New Zealand v American Samoa
Fiji FA Academy, Ba (4pm, NZT)


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