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Utulei Youth squeezes by undermanned Vaiala Tongan A

In the only other game Lion Heart defeated PanSa 6-2 while FC SKBC was off with a bye.
Vaiala Tongan A fielded nine players during the entire match and came back from a a 2-0 hole to equalize the match early in the second half.
The clincher for Vaiala Tongan A came with less than 10 minutes to play when Ne’emia Kaleopa scored from a point blank shot on goal. The score came by way of a cross from Pesamino Victor to Peter Harrington on the far edge of the box and then the extra pass from Harrington to the uncovered Kaleopa for the game winner.
Ryan Samuelu had a hand in Utulei Youth’s first two goals, connecting with Victor on a pass inside the six-yard box for an easy slot in while scoring the other himself for a 2-0 lead in very wet and slippery conditions.
In the second half Sinisa Tua started the comeback with a goal 10 minutes into the match and 10 minutes later Eneasi Taofa knocked in a rebound off of a direct kick for the equalizer.
Both teams had a few scoring chances for the game winner before Kaleopa sealed it for Utulei Youth.
Lion Heart took a 2-0 lead at the end of the first half before reeling off four unanswered goals to win 6-2 against PanSa.
Sam Kome completed a hat trick for Lion Heart while Fred Maiava had a brace for PanSa.

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