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Labasa beats Nasinu 3-0 to keep Fiji FACT hopes alive

Labasa beats Nasinu 3-0 to keep Fiji FACT hopes alive

By Shanil Singh
Wednesday 25/11/2020
[Photo: Fiji-FA]

The Labasa soccer team has beaten Nasinu 3-0 to keep their chances of qualifying for the semi-final of the Vodafone Fiji FACT alive.

Antonio Tuivuna, Ilisoni Logaivou and Melvin Mani scored a goal each in the win.

Labasa will now need to beat Ba tomorrow to qualify for the semifinal.

Ba and Rewa just need a draw in their matches.

In Pool B, a win by three or more goals for Nadi against Navua will see Nadi qualify while Suva will need a draw against Lautoka to book their spot in the semi-final.

In other matches today, Lautoka beat Navua 3-2, Suva defeated Nadi 3-2 while the Ba and Rewa match ended in a one all draw.

Nadi play Navua at 12pm tomorrow, Rewa takes on Nasinu at 2pm, Suva takes on Lautoka at 4pm while Labasa play Ba at 6pm at Subrail Park.

You can catch the live commentaries of the Lautoka-Suva and Ba-Labasa matches on Radio Sargam.

Match Report

71st minutes: Ilisoni Logaivou misses the penalty but Melvin Mani scores the rebound to put Labasa up by 3-0.

70th minute: Penalty to Labasa

58th minute: Ilisoni Logaivou doubles Labasa’s lead with a tidy finish from inside the box. Labasa 2 vs Nasinu 0.

2nd half underway: Labasa 1 vs Nasinu 0

Halftime : Labasa 1 vs Nasinu 0

39th minute: Antonio Tuivuna opens the scoring for Labasa after his shot from outside the box deflects off a Nasinu player and finds the net. Labasa 1 vs Nasinu 0.

24th minute: Labasa has settled down and are now applying pressure after sustaining early pressure from Nasinu. Labasa 0 vs Nasinu 0.

14th minute: Antonio Tuivuna hits the crossbar with a powerful free kick. Labasa 0 vs Nasinu 0

12th minute: Nasinu creating several opportunities but fail to score. Labasa 0 vs Nasinu 0

5TH MINUTE: Labasa applying early pressure but the scores remain 0-0.

Kick-off – Labasa 0 vs Nasinu 0


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