Suva wins first match at Fiji FACT

By: Aliki Bia

 

14761Suva football team made a good start on the opening day of the Vodafone Fiji Fact at Nausori’s Ratu Cakobau Park.

The Capital City side defeated Rakiraki two nil in their opening pool match.

Both teams were locked at nil all in the first half.

As the second half progressed Suva was reduced to ten men when goalkeeper Emori Ragata was shown the red card.

Rakiraki were awarded a penalty but missed from the spot kick.

Suva then applied pressure and they also won a penalty.

Sahil Dave stepped up and made no mistake from the spot kick.

Ravinesh Karan Singh then increased the lead to two nil to give Suva the first three points.

Suva’s next pool match will be against Lautoka on Saturday.

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