Lautoka through to the IDC final after beating Nadi
October 9, 2018 4:05 am
The Lautoka soccer team defeated Nadi 3-1 in the first semifinal of the Courts IDC to qualify for the finals at the ANZ Stadium.
The Blues were a goal down in the first half but came back strongly in the second half as Nadi goalkeeper Vereti Dickson scored an own goal.
Benjamin Totori and Jone Vesikula scored Lautoka’s two goals to seal the victory.
Rusiate Matererenga scored for Nadi in the 35th minute of the first half after a blunder by Lautoka goalkeeper Beniamino Mateinaqara.
Coach Kamal Swamy says it was the team effort that gave them the victory.
“They were rushing a lot in the first half and they need to keep possession which worked for us. The boys believed in themselves and that is how we got the victory.”
The second semifinal will see Labasa against host Suva at 7pm.
In the senior division final, defending champions Nadroga takes on Navua at 12pm.
You can catch the live commentary of the matches on Radio Fiji TWO.