Vanuatu National U-17 team lost their first match to host Tahiti 0-1 today Sunday 12 February 2017 in the first day of Group A action at the OFC U-17 Championship 2017 at Stade Mahina in Papeete, Tahiti.
Tahiti striker Yann VIVI heads a long ball on the full and straight over the keeper into the back of the net in 11 minutes.
In the other match in Group A, New Caledonia beat Papua New Guinea 3-2.
Vanuatu second match in the competition is against Papua New Guinea on Wednesday 15 February 2017 and host Tahiti will meet neighbor New Caledonia.
Vanuatu must put their heads together and think seriously before they meet wantok Papua New Guinea on Wednesday.
Group B will start their competition tomorrow, Monday 13 February 2017 when Samoa will take on New Zealand and Fiji meets Solomon Islands.
Latest Group A Standing
1. New Caledonia 3
2. Tahiti 3
3. Papua New Guinea 0
4. Vanuatu 0