Saturday, March 04, 2017

OFC Champions League: Team Wellington Wraps Up Semifinal Berth By Nuking Ba FC

Action from Group B of the OFC Champions League wrapped up on Saturday with two matches contested at Yoshida Stadium in Kone, New Caledonia.

In the opener, Tom Jackson produced a hat trick (PK-19', 56', 59') and Ben Harris added a double (33', 51') as New Zealand's Team Wellington laid waste to Fiji's Ba FC 8-0 to claim the Group B title and a berth in the semifinal round.

In the nightcap, Bertrand Kei scored twice (7', 40') as New Caledonia's Heinghene Sport defeated Pauikura from the Cook Islands 3-1.

Final Group B Standings:

1. Team Wellington (GP: 3; GD: +13; PTS: 9)
2. Hienghene Sport (GP: 3; GD: 0; PTS: 4)
3. Ba FC (GP: 3; GD: -7; PTS: 4)
4. Puaikura FC (GP: 3; GD: -6; PTS: 0)

Team Wellington won Group B and advanced to the semifinal round.

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