First win for Marist FC


Marist have won their first game in the 2017 OFC Champions League.

The home side beat a nine-man Rewa FC 4-2 to claim an opening victory in the OFC Champions League in Tahiti today.

Andre Morosini of Marist finishes a free kick with style to put Marist ahead early with 1 nil within 3 minutes of the games start.

Rewa FC fought back and leveled the score line to 1-1 44 minutes before half time.

With high momentum to prevail, Marist Brazillian import player, Guilherme Guedes makes no mistake from the spot, converting a penalty to return the lead to Marist 2-1 just after Peniame Drova of Rewa FC red carded.

The 71 minutes shows Timothy Bakale fires in a third goal for Marist FC.

Rewa FC wasted no time slot in their second goal 89 minutes to pull in the score margin to 3-2.

Guedes with a cheeky backheel flick past Tamanisau fires in Marist final goal to lock the score line 4-2 until the final whistle.

Rewa FC issued with two Red Cards.

Marist second game will be played on Wednesday against Erakor Golden Star.

Meanwhile, Western United lost their first match against Auckland City 3-2 yesterday.