Papua New Guinea beats Samoa to advance to OFC Nations Cup semifinals

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OFC Nations Cup 2016
OFC Nations Cup 2016

PORT MORESBY, Jun. 5, 2016 (AMP) — Papua New Guinea 2016 : Papua New Guinea defeated Samoa by a big score of 8-0 (halftime: 2-0), in a OFC Nations Cup group stage game on Sunday afternoon at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby.

Gunemba scored tripple goals

Papua New Guinea dominated the first half thanks to goals from Foster ('13) and Gunemba ('33). Leading 2-0 at the break, the Papua New Guineans further widened their lead in the second period by scoring six times (Foster '51, Dabinyaba '58, '74, Gunemba '63, '83 and Upaiga '67).

Papua New Guinea advance to the Semifinals. Samoa is eliminated.

Fixtures and Results : Group A

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Overview

Papua New Guinea at the OFC Nations Cup

  • 4 appearances (first in 1980)
  • 5 participations in the qualifications (first in 1980)

Samoa at the OFC Nations Cup

  • 2 appearance (2012)
  • 4 participations in the qualifications (first in 2002)
2016 OFC Nations Cup Poster
Papua New Guinea
8:0
Samoa
8:0 (2:0)
  • 5 June 2016
  • 16:00
  • Port Moresby

Group A

TeamPts
Papua New Guinea5
New Caledonia4
Tahiti4
Samoa0

Matches

OFC Nations Cup History

Oceania Nations Cup History

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