Weather Fiji, Suva   Max 30°C, Min 23°C

Fiji Sun


Nukuloa College Win Start

Nukuloa College Win Start
The Vunimono High School U19 team at Ratu Cakobau Park on August 13, 2017. Photo: Jone Luvenitoga
August 14
11:00 2017

Defending champions Nukuloa College made a flying start in their campaign to win the Vodafone Fijian Secondary Schools Football Inter-District Championship (IDC) at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori yesterday.

This was after they beat Sangam Sadhu Kuppuswami Memorial College (SSKMC) of Nadi 2-0 in the opening match.

The IDC sees big names playing for their respective schools teams. Vashist Muni College of Navua has national rep Manav Permal, Nadi Muslim College with district reps in Patrick Joseph and Peni Tuigulagula and Natabua High with Rewa rep Savenaca Baleidrokadroka.

Association’s secretary Bimlesh Kumar commended the teams’ performance on the first day of the IDC.

““A lot of teams have fielded their national and district reps and they played well,”Kumar said.

“ Nukuloa, Nadi Muslim and Vashist Muni College have done well on day one and they are favourites to qualify for the quarterfinals.”

Meanwhile, Vodafone Fijian Women Football U-19 Oceania Championship golden boot winner Luisa Tamanitokula played an impressive game for the defending champions AD Patel College.

Tamanitokula scored 11 goals in AD Patel’s two pool game wins yesterday. The stylish striker scored four goals in their 6-0 win against Vunimono and scored seven goals in their 12-0 win against Tailevu North.

The IDC continues today.

Results: U-19: Nadi Muslim 1-0 DAV Suva, Balata 0 -2Vunimono, Vashist 3-1 Natabua, Kamil 4-0 Sigatoka Methodist, Cuvu 1-1 Central Lautoka, Labasa College 2 -0 Tavua College, Nukuloa 2-0 SSKMC, Savusavu  1- 0 Gospel, Tavua 0- 1 Baulevu, Vashist 1 – 0 Sigatoka  Methodist, Khalsa 3- 1Natabua, Nadi Muslim 1- 0 Vunimono, SSKMC 0 -1 Saint Vincent, Savusavu 0- 0 Nukuloa, All Saints 1-0Balata, Labasa College 1- 1Cuvu.

U-17: Vashist 1-0 Seaqaqa, Kamil 1- 0 Nadi Muslim.

Edited by Osea Bola




Related Articles