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Vaiala Tongan retains women’s cup; Royal Puma tops in league

Vaiala Tongan retained the Women’s FFAS National Cup with a 4-1 showing against Black Roses, while Royal Puma is No. 1 in the league through six games of the competition.

In other games played on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 at Pago Park Soccer Stadium, it was Royal Puma 2, PanSa 0; Ilaoa & To’omata 0, Pago Youth 0, and Green Bay by forfeit over the Tafuna Jets. Taputimu Youth was off with a bye as Lion Heart has been removed from the league after earning its second forfeited loss on Sept. 30, 2017.

Any team that forfeits twice is disqualified form continuing in the competition.

Women’s games set for Saturday, Oct. 21 have been pushed back to Oct. 28 due to a FIFA referee course that will start on that day.

VAIALA TONGAN 4, BLACK ROSES 1

Elcy Lui broke the game wide open for Vaiala Tongan in the second half of the game, completing a hat trick that saw her team retain the cup for another week thanks to a 4-1 score.

Oloataua Tofaeono scored Vaiala Tongan’s fourth goal.

Audrey Hall scored Black Roses’ only goal of the game, and they gave it their best shot by holding Vaiala Tongan scoreless in the first half.

Green Bay will challenge for the cup when the women’s Match Day 7 resumes on Oct. 28.

ROYAL PUMA 2, PANSA 0

Royal Puma leads the league with 16 points following their fifth win out of six games, while Vaiala Tongan is a close second with 14 points.

These two teams met on the first weekend of the league, a game that ended in a 1-1 draw.

Royal Puma scored both goals in the first half, thanks to a brace from Vaileu Sua.

ILAOA & TO’OMATA 0, PAGO YOUTH 0

Both teams played to a scoreless tie, missing multiple chances at earning a goal during the game.

Pago Youth is currently 8th in the stnadings while Ilaoa & To’omata is 9th.

GREEN BAY 3, TAFUNA JETS 0

The forfeited win helped Green Bay move up to the third spot in the standings, behind No. 1 Royal Puma and No. 2 Vaiala Tongan.

The Jets did not have enough players to field a team, and one more forfeit and they will be disqualified from the league.

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