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Amicale 1 Tupuji Imere 1

In the most heart-warming and unforeseen development of Football in Port Vila that may just be starting to catch fire, Tupuji Imere held the champions Amicale FC 1-1 on Saturday.
It was a performance that deserved the terms that will be thrown the Tupuji players’ way – heroic, romantic, dramatic.
Coach Toroi Sokomanu said: ‘It was great to see that our young boys played beautifully today against a strong side, Amicale. It shows how far we’ve come with dedication and discipline.’
“We have six of our players are futsal players and today people can see that futsal can develop skills and once you put those players in eleven aside football, you can see quality football display.” he said.
Tupuji were upfront in 25 minutes when young Morsen Sope’s free kick goes straight into Amicale’s net.
Scrunched up against the defensive wall, Morsen managed to boot it over a line of defending heads with enough spin for the ball to dip back and head straight into the back of the net so quickly and precisely keeper Chikau Mansale didn’t have time to move.
Former Imere striker Fenedy Masauvakalo score his first goal of 2011 of the afternoon to brings the game to 1-1 in 35 minutes after receiving a great pass from Jack Whitney and hit the ball with his left foot from a relatively tight angle.
Amicale dominates all the areas of the field but fail to increase the score before the final whistle.
Vanuatu Champion Club plays New Caledonia senior selection this Saturday at Port Vila Stadium in their second friendly.

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