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Men’s Pool B powers duke it out

The game was also a re-match of 2010’s President’s Cup final that went two halves and two extra periods before Vailoatai’s Ryan Petaia scored the game winner for a 3-2 score.
In other Pool B games it was Black Roses 5, Green Bay 0, Atu’u Broncos 4, Tafuna Jets 4 and Pago Youth B 2, PanSa 1 with Ilaoa & To’omata on its bye week.
VAILOATAI YOUTH 1, LION HEART A 0
Petaia has become a nemesis for Lion Heart after scoring the game-winner with about 10 minutes to go in the match.
He threatened constantly in both halves before finally sneaking one past replacement goalie Pona Heleta. Lion Heart’s No. 1 goalie Kasteel Tasele left near the end of the first half with an injury.
PAGO YOUTH B 2, PANSA 1
After a surprise 4-2 upset of Black Roses a week ago, PanSa were upset themselves by Pago Youth B 2-1 .
Pago B, made up of mostly high school players, dominated possession throughout most of the first half and some of the second to lead 2-0 and managed to hold on to the lead despite a flurry of activity on their goal end.
ATU’U BRONCOS A 4, TAFUNA JETS 4
Atu’u A let the win slip away after leading throughout most of the match.
A determined Shalom Luani matched Junior of Atu’u’s hat trick with one of his own, including a late equalizer.
BLACK ROSES 5, GREEN BAY 0
Black Roses bounced back from a shock defeat to PanSa a week ago with a 5-0 dominating win behind a hat trick from Mafutaga Leasiolagi.
POOL A
Pago Youth A edges Fagasa Youth by a differential in goals to take the top spot while four other teams have three points apieace after Match Day 2 results of Pool A.
Pago A has the No. 1 spot thanks to an 11-0 drubbing of Lion Heart B. Fagatogo Blue also opened their first match of competition with a 17-0 thrashing of Atu’u Broncos B.
In other games it was Fagasa Youth 4, Vaitogi United 2 and Kiwi Soccers 4, Vaiala Tongan 1.
PAGO A 11, LION HEART B 0
Pago A only got started going in the second half after being held to only three in the first.
Nu’u Fa’avi led the way with a hat trick, followed by a brace of goals from Ryan Samuelu, Gene Ne’emia and Ben Satele.
FAGASA YOUTH 4, VAITOGI UNITED 2
Both teams traded equally in the first half with one goal apiece but Fagasa, last year’s 3rd place finisher, managed a 3-1 second half put out to win against one of FFAS’ newest clubs in the competition.
KIWI SOCCERS 3, VAIALA TONGAN 1
A second straight upset was not to be for the Tongan team from Pava’ia’i as the fell 3-1 against Kiwi Soccers.
Joe helped Kiwi win with a hat trick performance.
FAGATOGO BLUE 17, ATU’U BRONCOS B 0
Atu’u B played the entire match with only eight players and Fagatogo took advantage of that with a a 10-goal performance in the second half.
Junior Fa’agata led the way with five goals while Michael Punefu and Jordan Faamaoni score four apiece.

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