Malampa upset Ifira Black Bird 2-1

Andre Batick and Wala Jacob ended Ifira Black Bird’s dream to reach the final of the TVL NSL Competition as Santo club champion, Malampa Revivors FC recorded a stunning 2-1 success at Luganville Soccer Stadium on Wednesday.

Revivor’s striker Andre Batcik scores the fastest goal in a semifinal of the competition after he netted Malampa’s first goal in 39 seconds just after the kick off.

Port Vila club Ifira Black Bird failed to close down Wala Jacob on the edge of their penalty area as the young striker made no mistake but fire home a great goal to help his team 2-0 before half time as 6000 fans go crazy at Luganville Soccer Stadium.

After the break, Ifira came back strongly and won a penalty in 65 minutes and Captain Andrew Chichirua converted the penalty shot.

Black Bird continues to put more pressure on Malampa and won another penalty but striker Danstan Quanafia missed to score from the penalty spot as host continue to work hard to hold on their lead until the final whistle even one of their player was shown red card by referee Alick Lukai.

In the other semifinal, Amicale FC beat Vaum United of Luganville 2-0, thanks to goals from James Naka and Fenedy Masauvakalo.

Malampa FC is the first club outside Port Vila to play in a grand final of the TVL National Super League after Port Vila Football have been dominating the finals since TVL National Super League starts in 2007.

Fixtures

Saturday 26 September 2015

12pm- ( Third place playoff) Ifira Black Bird FC vs Vaum United FC
2pm ( Grand Final) Malampa Revivors FC vs Amicale FC

The winner of the final will represent Vanuatu Football in the OFC Champions League 2016.

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