August 13, 2022
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Nadi beats Labasa, moves to third spot

In-form striker Siotame Kubu netted a brace as Nadi defeated Labasa 2-1 in Round 17 of the Digicel Premier League at Subrail Park today.

The win pushes the Jetsetters in third spot on the standing.

The Viliame Toma coached side has 29 points, equal with champions Lautoka, but have less goal difference.

The western giants have now gone 11 games in a row without conceding a loss.

Nadi was in control from the start with two quick goals from super boot Kubu securing them a strong 2-0 lead by halftime.

Labasa attempted a fight back in the second half but could not break the strong green wall.

The Babasiga Lions managed a lone goal through a successful penalty from veteran Christopher Wasasala.

The teams:

Labasa- Simione Tamanisau, Ratu Apenisa Anare, Lino Iliesa, Lekima Gonerau, Sailosi Tawake, Christopher Wasasala, Ilisoni Lolavalu, Ashnil Raju, Akeimi Ralulu, Sekove Naivakananumi, Taniela Waqa.

Substitutions: Atunaisa Naucukidi, Ilaisa Vulimainavuso, France Catarogo, Mosese Nabose, Simione Ragoneturaga, Shivam Shandil, Nehal Lal.

Nadi- Tevita Ravia, William Valentine, Christopher Kumar, Eneriko Matau, Jaygray Sipakana, Ilimotama Jese, Ame Votoniu, Josua Tawake, Vuniuci Tikomaimereke, Barrie Limoki, Siotame Kubu.

Substitutions: Vereti Dickson, Rahul Krishna, Vishant Reddy, Mohammed Ayman, Laisenia Naioko, Patrick Ralulu, Tuiba Batiratu.

By Noa Biudole

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