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Nadi, Labasa and Suva victors on day one

22:53 Thu May 18, 2017

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Report by: Rohit Deo

The Labasa,Nadi and Suva football teams recorded wins on day one of the Vodafone Fiji FACT tournament.

Suva, up against Rakiraki in the first match struggled but came away with a 2-nil win.

The whites goals came from Sahil Dave and Ravinesh Karan Singh.

Labasa was quite impressive in their encounter against Dreketi thumping them 4-nil.

Defending champion Nadi defeated Ba 3-1.

Waisake Tabudavu put the Jetsetters ahead but Malakai Rakula equalised from the penalty spot to tie the scores 1-all at the break.

Goals from Napolioni Qasevakatini and Rusiate Matererega was enough to give the green machine the three points.

Nadi interim president Javed Ahmed commended his team for gallant effort.

“It was the result we wanted. It wasn’t easy against a good Ba team but we studied them well. Now our focus turns to the Dreketi match which should be a good one.”

In the last match of day one,Rewa and Lautoka played to a nil all draw.

Pool matches continue on Saturday with Nadi taking on Dreketi in the first match at 12.30pm and you can catch a live coomentary of the match on Radio Fiji Two with the voice of soccer, Raymond Stoddart.

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