Tuesday, February 28, 2017

OFC Champions League: Madang, Magenta Pick Up Tuesday Wins; Lupe o le Soaga Eliminated

Group-stage play in the OFC Champions League resumed on Tuesday with two Group A contests, both taking place at Numa Daly Stadium in Noumea, New Caledonia.

In the opener, Samuel Kini scored the winning goal in the 84th minute as Madang, from Papua New Guinea, defeated Lupe o le Soaga 4-3, eliminating the Samoan club from the tournament.

In the nightcap, Nicolas Marin scored twice (11', 80') as Magenta, from the host nation, doubled up Tahiti's Central Sport 4-2.

Group A Standings:

1.    AS Magenta (GP: 2; GD: +3; PTS: 6)
2.    Central Sport (GP: 2; GD: +2; PTS: 3)
3.    Madang (GP: 2; GD: -2; PTS: 3)
4. z-Lupe o le Soaga (GP: 2; GD: -2; PTS: 0)

z-Eliminated from tournament

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