Samoa fails to score against Fiji in their OFC Under-17 Championship opener

Samoa failed to score a goal in their first game at the OFC Under-17 Championship in Fiji, last night.

The team was defeated by hosts, Baby Bula Boys 3-0 in wet conditions at the HFC Bank Stadium in Suva.

Fiji took a 1-0 lead through a William Khan goal in the first half before Prashant Kumar and Vinayak Rao struck in the second spell.

Australia-based Ibraheem Afazal was named the player of the match.

The Baby Bula Boys will face Tonga in its next pool match next Wednesday.