OFC women's nations cup

PNG leads Group B of OFC Women’s Nations Cup

The side beat Tahiti 2-1 at the HFC Stadium in Suva, Sunday.

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

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

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.


Kiana Swift’s long-range strike earns Tonga 1-1 draw with Cook Islands at Women’s Nations Cup

Lyric Davison’s goal early in the second-half and 15-year-old goalkeeper Kimberly Uini’s first-half penalty save had previously looked like earning the Cook Islands a win in their first game of the competition. However, Swift’s moment of magic means the points were shared and the tournament fate of both teams remains in the balance.