December 02, 2017
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Fiji wallops Tuvalu in Mini Games opener

In-form Lautoka marksman Christopher Wasasala scored five goals as Fiji thrashed Tuvalu in their opening match of the 2017 Mini Pacific Games in Port Villa, Vanuatu on Saturday.

The Fijians were in complete control of the match and Wasasala scored the opening goal just 55 seconds after the kick-off.

Lanky Ba marksman Saula Waqa scored a double in the match while Nadi striker Rusiate Matarerega scored Fiji’s other goal.

The Christophe Gamel coached side plays the Solomon Islands in its next match at 6pm (Fiji Time) on Wednesday.

In the matches played on Saturday, host Vanuatu defeated New Caledonia 2-1 while the Solomon Islands outclassed Tonga 3-0.

The football competition at the Mini Pacific Games is played on a round-robin format between the six nations and the team that finishes on top after its five matches will win the gold medal and the second and third placed countries will claim the silver and bronze medals.

By Reginald Chandar

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