Lautoka through to semi-final after seven-goal thriller

June 2, 2024 12:02 pm

Sairusi Nalaubu scores Lautoka's second goal from the penalty spot

The Lautoka football team has booked the semi-final spot in the Digicel Pacific Fiji FACT after defeating Nadi 4-3 at Subrail Park in Labasa.

The Blues had to come from two-goal down to earn the maximum points.

The goal scoring sensation, Sairusi Nalaubu was in top form after scoring a hat-trick for Lautoka.

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Sairusi Nalaubu [middle] being congratulated by team mates after scoring one of his goals

Nadi scored two quick goals in the first half through Shravan Sharma and Siotame Kubu for a 2-all scoreline at the breather.

Ilimotama Jese scored Lautoka’s fourth goal while Eneriko Matau pulled one back for Nadi in the second half for a 4-3 final scoreline.