12 Apr 2014

Own goal saves Waitakere from OFC loss

8:35 pm on 12 April 2014

An own goal saved highly favoured Waitakere United from a loss against Solomon Warriors in their Oceania football Champions League match in Fiji.

The sides played out a thrilling 1-all draw in their Group A match in Lautoka.

The champions of Solomon Islands scored seconds before the break and kept Waitakere out for the majority of the game.

It wasn't until the 86th minute from a corner when the ball was lofted just in front of the goal mouth that

Waitakere was let off the hook, the Warriors goalkeeper went to clear but fumbled it towards the goal.