November 19, 2016
  Follow @ Twitter

9-man Labasa holds Ba

Ba and Labasa played to a 1-1 draw in their 2016 Pacific Cup fixture at Prince Charles Park in Nadi today to keep Pool A wide open.

Labasa led 1-0 at halftime with a 28th minute penalty to Ilisoni Logaivou.

The Babasiga Lions lost defender Lekima Gonerau to a red card early in the second half and Ba managed to draw the scores level through Fiji U20 rep Suliano Tawanakoro who neatly headed in a Meli Codro  corner kick.

Labasa was further reduced to nine players towards the end of the game following a second booking to Ilisoni Loloivalu.

With the result, both teams remain in contention for a semifinal berth.

Ba has 7 points after completing all its matches while Labasa has 4 points and will play NZFFI All Stars in the last match of the day later tonight.

By Reginald Chandar


Post a Comment
Bookmark and Share


Posted Comments
No comments, but you can post the first comment!



Former reps to feature for Rewa in Sydney
Former Fiji age-group and Rewa reps Garish Prasad, Jone Kaloutani and Betsy Ali will don the Delta Tigers jumper in the 2018 Pacific Cup which kicks off in Sydney tomorrow.
Sau grabs hat-trick on Flying Fijians debut
Winger Eroni Sau made a perfect debut for the Fiji Airways Flying Fijians today and scored a hat-trick of tries in their 68-7 win over Uruguay in London.
Cyclone Winston moves towards Tonga
Category 2 Tropical Cyclone Winston is moving away from the Lau group and towards Tonga.
Obama unveils gun violence proposals
President Barack Obama today demanded an assault weapons ban and universal background checks for gun buyers, stoking a generational clash with the firearms lobby after the Newtown school massacre.
Afghan street kid heads for the Oscars red carpet
An Afghan street kid is off to Hollywood and the red-carpet treatment at the Oscars -- a fairytale ending to a chance encounter that led to a starring role in a movie.
Online registration for foreign investors
Fiji will soon launch online registration and approvals system for foreign investors.