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Match 8 Ravenna - Stadio del Mare
weatherCode11
02 September
5:2 (1:1, 3:1, 1:0)
  • Teva ZAVERONI (6'15", 19'06")
  • Naea BENNETT (15'22")
  • Marama AMAU (17'55")
  • Tearii LABASTE (32'55")
  • Edgar QUINTERO (6'17")
  • Carlos LONGA (21'50")

Referee Istvan MESZAROS (HUN)

Summary

Islanders start strong

Islanders start strong

Oceania representatives Tahiti opened their FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup account with a comprehensive 5-2 win over Venezuela, who qualified for Ravenna 2011 with a fourth-place finish in the South American qualifiers. The Tahitians, the lone standard bearers from the OFC region at the 2011 Beach Soccer finals, started strong from the opening whistle and always looked the better side with a ...

Highlights

Line-up

TAH
VEN
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Teva ZAVERONI (TAH)
(VEN) Roberto CAVALLO
Officials
  • Referee: MESZAROS Istvan (HUN)
  • Second referee: AKCER Serdar (TUR)
  • Third referee: ONODERA Tasuku (JPN)
  • Timekeeper: MAT HASSAN Suhaimi (MAS)

Photos

  • Marama Amau of Tahiti (#3) celebrates with team mates
  • Tahiti celebrate
  • Marama Amau(#3) and Franck Revel (#12) of Tahiti celebrate
  • Tahiti Coach, Teva Zaveroni looks on
  • Tearii Labaste of Tahiti weats a traditional necklace
  • Naea Bennett (#9) of Tahiti celebrates
  • Goalkeeper, Franck Revel of Tahiti makes a save
  • Tearii Labaste(#10) of Tahiti celebrates
  • Marama Amau of Tahiti (#3) celebrates

Quotes

"We knew that Venezuela have some quick and pacy players so we had to stay sharp, not get beaten in one-on-one situations and we did it, playing like we know how," Tahiti coach Teva Zaveroni.

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    STATISTICS
    TahitiStatisticsVenezuela
    34Shots29
    1Corner kicks3
    1Yellow cards0
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    49%Possession (%)51%