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Nalaubu double gives Suva 3-2 win over Nadi

Nalaubu double gives Suva 3-2 win over Nadi

By Naveel Krishant
Wednesday 25/11/2020
[Photo: Fiji-FA]

Star striker Sairusi Nalaubu scored twice as Suva beat Nadi 3-2 in their second match of the Vodafone Fiji FACT.

Christopher Wasasala scored the other goal for Suva while Shivneel Pillay and Afraz Ali got a goal each for Nadi.

Suva now needs just a draw against Lautoka to qualify for the semifinal.

In other matches today Lautoka beat Navua 3-2 while Ba and Rewa drew 1-1.

You can catch the live commentary of the Labasa-Nasinu match at 6.30pm on our sister station Radio Sargam

Match Report

Full time : Suva 3 vs Nadi 2

89th minute- Afraz Ali pulls one goal back for Nadi from a free-kick. Suva 3 vs Nadi 2.

80th minute - Nalaubu misses an opportunity to extend Suva’s lead. Suva 3 vs Nadi 1.

68th minute - Nalaubu nearly gets his hat-trick but his shot from close range is saved by Nadi goalkeeper Vereti Dickson.

58th minute- Nalaubu scores his second to put Suva up by 3-1.

54th minute- Sairusi Nalaubu puts Suva 2-1 up through a header.

47th minute - Christopher Wasasala misses a golden opportunity to give Suva the lead.

Half-time – Suva 1 vs Nadi 1

41st minute – Suva and Nadi still locked at one all.

30th minute- Suva’s Christopher Wasasala gets the equalizer for Suva with a bullet header. Suva 1 vs Nadi 1

28th minute - Suva’s Sairusi Nalaubu heads the ball wide from inside Nadi’s penalty box. Nadi 1 vs Suva 0

20th minute - Suva’s Christopher Wasasala misses an opportunity from inside the Nadi penalty box to equalize. Nadi 1 vs Suva 0.

10th minute – Nadi’s Shivneel Pillay scores the first goal of the match from the edge of the penalty box. Nadi 1 vs Suva 0

8th minute – Suva have settled into the match and are starting to find gaps in the Nadi mid-field. Nadi 0 vs Suva 0.

3rd minute – Nadi holds the early advantage as they apply pressure on the Suva goalmouth. Nadi 0 vs Suva 0.

Match kicks off: Suva 0 vs Nadi 0


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