The Mediterranean-Middle East will take on Africa United in the Confederation Cup Final as part of an eight-game Rugby League Emerging Nations World Championship finale at St Marys Leagues Stadium on Saturday 13 October despite a narrow 32-28 loss to ASEAN at Windsor Sporting Complex today (Thursday 11 October).
The Mediterranean-Middle East clinched the finals berth because of a superior points difference, while Africa United beat Latin America 48-10 to claim the other spot.
In other matches, New Zealand forced the three-match Disbabilty Test series to a decider after beating Australia 16-10 in Game Two; while Japan pipped Hong Kong 32-30 in Game Two of the Emerging Nations Plate Final Series.
ASEAN 32 def Mediterranean-Middle East 28
Africa United 48 def Latin America 10
Physical Disability Test Series, Game Two
New Zealand 16 def Australia 10
Emerging Nations Plate Finals Series, Game Two
Japan 32 def Hong Kong 30
NEXT GAMES: Saturday 13 October
Venue: St Marys Leagues Stadium, Fields 1 and 2
10.30am 3rd place play-off, ASEAN v Latin Heat
11am Final, Africa United v Mediterranean-Middle East
Emerging Nations World Championship
12.15pm 7th place play-off, Turkey v Vanuatu
1.55pm 3rd place play-off, Greece v Hungary
2pm Trophy Final, 5th v 6th, Philippines v Poland
3.40pm Plate Final, Solomon Islands v Hong Kong
3.50pm Championship Final, Niue v Malta
Physical Disability Test, Decider, Game Three
12.45pm Australia v New Zealand