Football

Stallions Unbeaten

It is tough to play Nadroga on their own turf. They had a lot fans and it is good for the sport. However, we will need to work on our finishing.
08 Mar 2021 14:26
Stallions Unbeaten
Nadroga striker Osea Vakatalesau (15) scores his second goal against Nadi during the Digicel Premier League clash at Lawaqa Park, Sigatoka, on March 7, 2021. Photo: Waisea Nasokia

The Tomasi Tuicakau captained- Nadroga side continued on their unbeaten 26-match run, which had started from last year.

The Stallions came from behind to hold Nadi 2-2 at Lawaqa Park, Sigatoka, yesterday.

What happened: The hosts took the lead in the 22nd minute when veteran striker, Osea Vakatalesau headed the ball past Nadi goalkeeper Vereti Dickson.

A mix-up in the Nadroga defence in the 28th minute saw nippy Rahul Krishna score Nadi’s equaliser.

Halftime: Nadroga 1-1 Nadi.

In the second spell Nadroga took heat as tempers flared as the match got heated up.

In the 49th minute Vakatalesau scored his  second goal after it was set-up by Jibola Afonza.

In the 52nd minute it was Nadi striker Napolioni Qasevakatini who slotted the equaliser past Nadroga goalkeeper Sakeo Taganeca.

Comments: Nadroga coach Ramesh Sharma said, “No doubt there is a lot of improvement to be carried out especially in our defence.”

Nadi coach Shalen Lal said: “It is tough to play Nadroga on their own turf. They had a lot fans and it is good for the sport. However, we will need to work on our finishing.”

 

Nadi: Vereti Dickson, Rusiate Matererega, Napolioni Qasevakatini, Vuniuci Tikomaimereke, Ame Votoniu, Christopher Kumar, William Valentine, Sakaraia Naisua, Serevi Waqa, Rahul Krishna, Tuiba Batiratu

Nadroga: Sakeo Taganeca, Krishneel Datt, Setareki Vola, Amani Makoe, Mitieli Naiviro, Paula Buke, Ato Yankson, Tomasi Tuicakau, Jibola Afonja, Taniela Raubula, Osea Vakatalesau

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