VFF National League: Noah Roger shines for Tafea FA; Shefa FA reach the top of the table

The second matchday of 2020 VFF National League’s Group B took place on this Monday as two matches were contested at Korman Stadium in Port Vila – the capital of Vanuatu.

Shefa FA and Port Vila FA clashed in the first match of the day in a very interesting match. After a nil-nil draw in the first half, Shefa FA took the lead in the second half with a goal scored by youngster Keiben Kalotang in the 62nd minute. The victory by 1-0 placed Shefa FA on top of the table while Port Vila FA are now in the second position.

Kalotang (right) scored Shefa’s winning goal against Port Vila FA – Vanuatu Sports News

After Shefa’s win, Malampa FA and Tafea FA came to the pitch in the second match of the day. Malampa showed their power as Jordy Tasip opened the scoreboard in the third minute while Andre Batick extended the lead nine minutes later. Tafea FA managed to find the net in the final minutes of the first half with a goal scored by Noah Roger.

Things have changed in the second half when Tafea FA equalized with a goal scored by Roger Dick Noukout and Noah Roger scored his second goal in the game to put his side ahead by 3-2. Andrew Barry came from the bench and equalized for Malampa in the 79th minute but it was not enough because Noah Roger found the net for the third time in the day to put Tafea FA ahead. After the final whistle the score was 4-3 in favour of Tafea.

Tafea FA starting eleven – Vanuatu Sports News

The final round is scheduled to take place on this Wednesday while the final of the tournament will be contested on Saturday. Shefa are leading the group with four points in two matches while Port Vila and Tafea are tied in the second positions with three points each. You can check the current standings and the tournament’s schedule by clicking here.

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