PNG leads Group B after win over Tahiti

July 17, 2022 4:37 pm

Papua New Guinea has secured the top spot in Group B of the OFC Women’s Nations Cup after a 2-1 win over Tahiti at the HFC Bank Stadium today.

Ramona Padio’s first-half penalty put PNG into the lead just before the break.

Meagen Gunemba’s second-half breakaway finish ensured PNG advance as group winners.

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Tahiti pulled one back with a penalty to Tahia Tamarii to end the game at 2-1.

The final game in Group B takes place on Wednesday when Tahiti face Vanuatu with both teams hunting for a positive result to ensure safe passage into the last eight.