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Labasa Sangam Triumphs

The Peni Raicula captained- Labasa Sangam Kup­puswamy Memorial (SKM) College football side scooped the Sadhu Kuppuswamy Memorial Trophy 2022 at Penang Sangam High School ground in Rakiraki on Tuesday.
06 Aug 2022 10:36
Labasa Sangam Triumphs
Labasa Sangam College football players, officials and fans at the Penang Sangam Primary School ground in Rakiraki on August 2, 2022. Photo: Waisea Nasokia

The Peni Raicula captained- Labasa Sangam Kup­puswamy Memorial (SKM) College football side scooped the Sadhu Kuppuswamy Memorial Trophy 2022 at Penang Sangam High School ground in Rakiraki on Tuesday.

The Labasa Sangam side beat Penang Sangam High School 2-1, hammered Ba Sangam College 3-0 and edged Nadi’s SSKMC 1-0 in a round robin competition.

Team head coach Ashneel Pras­ad thanked the players and man­agement for their dedication, which resulted in their unbeaten run.

“Our players were injured but we managed to perform. It was a great match and it’s good to come over the Bligh Waters and win this title,” Prasad said.

“This is one of our exciting mo­ments, not forgetting the support from our principal Ishwar Prasad and the school management.

“They provided great support throughout the entire tourna­ment. We expected to come out stronger next year and defend our title.”

The side had four Fijian Un­der-17 reps like Salimone Ravo­nokula, Avish Pyare Nath, Peni Raicula and Dan Steiner.

Also among them were Under-19 reps like Rivansh Reddy, Shivnesh Sami, and Raunak Kumar who are part of the Labasa football district team.

Results

Secondary schools (football): LSKMC 2–1 PSHS, PSHS 2-0 SSK­MC, LSKMC 3-0 BSC, LSKMC 1–0 SSKMC, PSHS 2-2 BSC

Primary school (football): Pen­ang Primary 4-0 Nanuku Primary.

Secondary schools (netball): LSKMC 14–11 PSHS, SSC 6–10 LSKMC, PSHS 13–10 LSKMC, BSC 4–6 SSC, LSKMC 8–15 SSKMC, PSHS 11-5 BSC, SSC 7-12 LSKMC, LSKMC 15-5 BSC, PSHS wbd SSC, SSKMC 5-0 BSC.

Primary schools (netball): Na­nuku Primary 6-0 Madhuvani Sangam, Penang Primary 9-0 Madhuvani Sangam, Penang Pri­mary 10-0 Nanuku Primary.

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