Day 7 Match Reports

In the second half, substitute Willie Talonga opened the books to put Guadalcanal further out at 4 to 1. Central quickly replied to keep themselves close with a superb effort by Vahid Namo to make it 4 - 2.

As the match drew on the Central players became more tired and this allowed Guadalcanal to run freely at the front. Tony Lua who came on in the 60th minute immediately made an impact with his goal in the 63rd minute that wrote the game off for Central Province.

Guadalcanal’s outstanding striker Karol Kakate added 1 to his tally in the 71st before Tony Lua wrapped up the formalities with his second in the 74th minute.

Guadalcanal, however, will miss Danny Rande who was instrumental in their win. He was given his marching orders in the 67th minute after being booked for the second time. He will miss the semi finals and the grand final if Guadalcanal go that far.

Match 16 Pool A: Temotu 5 v Western Province 1

It was going to be a difficult match for Western Province who needed a win against Temotu to stay in contention. Temotu, on the other hand, are already out of contention and had only their pride to play for and they absolutely regained exactly that with their 5 – 1 win.

An extended period of lapse of concentration in the first half allowed Temotu to net 3 unanswered goals for healthy 3 – 0 lead going into the half time break.

Joses Nawo who has been outstanding in the tournament collected a pass from the midfield and he powered forward past the Western defenders before he slotted the ball to Frank Tuputa who tapped it past Paul Huia after 17 minutes of play. Three minutes later Tuputa scored his second with a powerful run towards the 6-yard box where he fired with top class accuracy.

To make matters worse for Western Province a bad pass by Samson Takayama allowed youngster Paul Seda an opportunity to shoot and he made no mistake against 2 defenders and the Western goalkeeper to put Temotu 3 – 0 out in front.

It was the referee’s half time whistle that saved Western Province from further humiliation in the first half where most of the ball was played in their own half. Their midfield section was in total disarray and they had to use 3 substitutes in the first half to bolster their lines.

In the second half, Western Province was much more organised and this time it was the Temotu side who were back peddling from their advances. Takayama moved up to the midfield area and offered better control and distribution for his forwards from there.

Western’s only goal in the match came in the 71st minute through Cornelly Rata who found his way through after several unsuccessful attempts in the early stages of the second half.

Temotu, though, had the last say adding 2 more goals through Lenson Bisili and Frank Tuputa. Tuputa’s third was almost a mirror image of his first where he ran through 3 defenders before firing home.

Temotu move to 6 points with his win and Western Province remain at 4 points. Western can go through to the semi finals if they beat Choiseul on Monday with a good goal margin.

Match 17 Pool A: Makira Ulawa 0 v Honiara 1

Honiara were comfortable leaders at 7 points coming into this match. Makira Ulawa, however, were desperate for points and needed a win to strengthen their campaign for a semi final berth.

The match was equally fought technically but Makira Ulawa were the more entertaining of the 2 sides. Using their faster players up front they were able to attack down the lines but their crosses were not well received by the forwards. They also had the backing of the afternoon crowd and should have scored in the first half.

Honiara had a couple of clear chances in the first half but like their opponent they were not able to capitalise on their hard work. Ezra Sale missed a tap in right in front of the Makira Ulawa goalkeeper which he should have scored. Jack Wetney tried his best from the right but the Makira backline was good enough.

Nil all was the half time score as the teams went to the sidelines for the break.

Makira Ulawa were even stronger in the second half and a number of good opportunities came to them but again and again the pressure of the game was too high and the players faltered at the crucial moment. John Anita had to 2 chances handed to him on a platter but he failed to make use of both.

The game was settled with a Ian Paia header in the 64th minute which caught the otherwise outstanding Dida Qwaina off guard. Jeffery Bule who hit in the corner kick can have an equal claim on the goal but it was Ian Paia who would make the history books with the header that confirmed Honiara’s ticket to the semis.

Max Menapi had his best attempt at goal for Makira Ulawa ruled offside in a decision that the crowd found no favour for.

Honiara were happy winners and look forward to meet the second best team from Pool A for the semis. Their biggest loss for their next match will be Jack Wetney who was red carded after a studs-up tackle on Makira Ulawa player found him no mercy with the referee.

Makira Ulawa will need a big win against Isabel on Monday and hope for Malaita to lose to Rennell Bellona for a chance to go through.





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Golden Boot Race

 No.
 Player Name
Team Name
 No. Goals
 1 Batram Suri
Malaita 7
 2 Ben Hibiscus
Lauru  4
 3  Dickson Eddie
 Guadalcanal  3
 4 Kingston Billy
Malaita  3
 5  Nick Na'amoana
 Avaiki  2
 6  Nelson Sale
 Malaita  2
 7  Oscar Sara
 Central  2
 8  Ian Tolei
 Real Kakamora
 2
 9  John Anita
 Real Kakamora
 2
 10  Phillip Ahsley
 Honiara  2

Womens Golden Boot Race

 No.  Player Name
 Team Name
 No. of Goals
 1 Sally Saeni
Isabel Frigatesl  5
 2  Veronica  Guadalcanal 2
 3 Betty Maenu
Guadalcanal  2
 4  Benedeth  Malaita  1
 5  Jennifer.T.  Guadalcanal  1
 6  Christina Gwaman
 Guadalcanal  1
 7  Layda Samani
 Honiara Warriors
 1
 8  Mirriam.O.  Guadalcanal  1
 9  Korina Hasi
 Honiara Warriors
 1
 10  Sarah  Western Turtles

Match Standings - Men

Teams

 P

GF 

GA 

GD 

Points 

Choiseul

 4

3


1


 0

8

3

5

 10

 Guadalcanal

4

2

2

 0

12

4

8

8

Temotu


4

2

2


10

 6

4


 6

 Western

4

 1

 1

2

 5

 9

-4

 4

 Central 

4

 0

 0

 4

4

 17

 -13

 0

Teams

 P

GF 

GA 

GD 

Points

 Honiara 

4

 3

 1

 0

8


 0

 8

10

 Malaita

 4

 2

 0

 1

 17

 3

 14

 9

 Makira Ulawa

4

2

 0

 2

 8

5

3

6

 Rennel Bellona

 4

 1

 0

3

3


 21

-18

 3

 Isabel

4

 0

 1

3

 2

 9

 -7

 1

Match Standings - Women

Teams

GF 

GA 

GD 

Points

Isabel

3

 2

 1

 0

 7

 0

 7

 7

 Guadalcanal

3

 1

2

 0

7

1

 6

 5

 Honiara

2

 0

 1

 1

1

 2

 -1

 1

 Renbel

2

 0

 0

 2

 0

 12

 -12

 0

Team

 P

 D

 DF

 GA

 GD

 Points

Western

 2

 1

1


3

 3

 Western

2

1

 1

 0

2

 0

2

 4

 Temotu

 2

 0

 0

 2

 0

 5

 -5

 0

Women Fixtures

 Match #
 Day Date
Time
Pool
Team A
Team B
Venue
 1  Mon  16/11/09  2pm  B  Temotu  Malaita  SA
 2  Mon  16/11/09  4pm  A  Guadalcanal  Isabel  SA
 3  Tue  17/11/09  2pm  A  Isabel  Honiara  SA
 4  Tue  17/11/09  4pm  A  Avaiki  Guadalcanal  SA
 5  Wed  18/11/09  2pm  B  Western  Temotu  SA
 6  Wed  18/11/09  4pm  A  Avaiki  Isabel  SA
 7  Thur  19/11/09  2pm  A  Honiara  Guadalcanal  SA
 8  Thur  19/11/09  4pm  B  Western  Malaita  SA
 9  Fri  20/11/09  3pm  A  Avaiki  Honiara  SA
 10  Mon  23/11/09  2pm  Pool A Winner
 v  Pool B Runner Up
 SA
 11  Mon  23/11/09  4pm  Pool B Winner
 v  Pool A Runner Up
 SA
 12  Wed  25/11/09  2pm  L Match 10
 v  L Match 11
 SA
 13  Wed  25/11/09  4pm  W Match 10
 v  W Match 11
 SA

Mens Fixtures


 Match #
 Day Date
Time
Pool
 Team A
 Team B
 Venue
 1  Sat  14/11/09  2pm A
 Temotu  Guadalcanal  LTS
 2 Sat
 14/11/09  4pm  B  Malaita  Honiara LTS
LTS
 3  Mon  16/11/09  12noon  B  Isabel  Avaiki LTS
 4  Mon  16/11/09  2pm  A  Western  Central LTS
 5  Mon  16/11/09  4pm B
 Malaita  R.kakamora LTS
 6  Tue  17/11/09  12noon  A  Lauru  Guadalcanal LTS
 7  Tue  17/11/09  2pm  B  Honiara  Isabel LTS
 8  Tue  17/11/09  4pm  A  Temotu  Central LTS
 9  Wed  18/11/09  12noon  A  Guadalcanal  Western LTS
 10  Wed  18/11/09  2pm  A  Temotu  Lauru LTS
 11  Wed  18/11/09  4pm  B  R.Kakamora  Honiara LTS
 12  Thur  19/11/09  12noon  A  Central  Lauru LTS
 13  Thur  19/11/09  2pm  B  Avaiki  R.Kakamoa LTS
 14  Thur  19/11/09  4pm  B  Malaita  Isabel LTS
 15  Sat  21/11/09  12noon  B  R.Kakamora  Isabel LTS
 16  Sat  21/11/09  2pm  A Temotu
 Western LTS
 17  Sat  21/11/09  4pm  B  Honiara  Avaiki LTS
 18  Mon  23/11/09  12noon  A  Western  Lauru LTS
 19  Mon  23/11/09 2pm
 B  Malaita  Avaiki LTS
 20  Mon  23/11/09 4pm
 A  Guadalcanal Central
LTS
 21  Wed  25/11/09 2pm
LTS
 22  Wed  25/11/09  4pm LTS
 23  Sat  28/11/09  2pm LTS
 24  Sat  28/11/09  4pm LTS































































































































































































































































































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