Auckland waltz into OFC Finals
The NZFC champions came from a goal down to score eight unanswered second half goals in the last 38 minutes of their semifinal on North Harbour Stadium's outer oval. South African marksman Grant Young and Scottish striker Graham Little lead the way for Auckland with two goals apiece while midfielder Paul Seaman scored the all-important game-breaker in the 52nd minute after captain Neil Sykes had equalised in the 37th minute. YoungHeart Manawatu meet Tahiti's AS Pirae in tonight's second semifinal at 6pm.
OCEANIA CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS – SEMIFINALS Auckland City 9 (Neil Sykes 37, Paul Seaman 52, Keryn Jordan 55, Grant Young 61, 62; Jason Hayne 68, Che Bunce 84, Graham Little 89, 90+) Eagles United 1 (Malakai Tiwa). Halftime: 1-1.
YoungHeart Manawatu v AS Pirae, Kickoff: 6pm, North Harbour Stadium.
News source: http://www.nzsoccer.com/