‘A goal would be incredible’

Tahiti captain Nicolas Vallar has reflected on what it would mean to score against Spain and how he would react.

The second round of games in Group B of the Confederations Cup are played on Thursday evening, with minnows Tahiti expected to face a tough time of it against world and double European champions Spain.

For the French Polynesians’ captain, doing better than losing by the 6-1 scoreline in their opening match against Nigeria would be a start.

“Hopefully we can concede fewer than six goals. Although I do not know how many we will score,” Vallar half-joked to reporters this week.

“If we were to score against Spain then it will be incredible.

“I hope to score a goal. If I succeed, I’ll the Coach to get me out of the field, because then I can return to Tahiti.

“It would be more incredible than the goal scored against Nigeria.”

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