Bula Boys down Tahiti in hard fought game

June 23, 2024 6:33 am

The Fiji men’s football team secured a hard-fought 1-0 victory against Tahiti in their final pool match of the OFC Men’s Nations Cup at HFC Bank Stadium in Suva last night.

Both teams struggled to score in the first 20 minutes of play.

The breakthrough came within the first half-hour when Tahiti goalkeeper Teave Teamotuaitau rushed out to stop Sairusi Nalaubu but fouled him, resulting in a penalty.

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Both teams showcased strong defensive play, preventing further goals.

Fiji’s goalkeeper Isikeli Sevanaia delivered an impressive performance making crucial saves to maintain the lead.

The Bula Boys intensified their efforts in the second half, keeping the Tahitians on their toes until the final whistle.