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Nadi Edge Tailevu-Naitasiri

The Samuela Drudru-captained Jack’s Nadi side fought back to beat Tailevu-Naitasiri 2-1 in the Rewa Galaxy Premier League match at Prince Charles Park in Nadi yesterday. What happened: Nadi started
01 Jun 2015 09:52
Nadi Edge Tailevu-Naitasiri
Referee Dina Mani (left), tries to cool Tailevu/Naitasiri coach Tagi Vonolagi (wearing cap) during the Rewa Galaxy Premier League match at Prince Charles Park in Nadi yesterday. Photo: Waisea Nasokia

The Samuela Drudru-captained Jack’s Nadi side fought back to beat Tailevu-Naitasiri 2-1 in the Rewa Galaxy Premier League match at Prince Charles Park in Nadi yesterday.

What happened: Nadi started well but it was the visitors who scored first after Ilimotama Jese was penalised for a hand ball offence. Nathan Kumar scored in the 27th minute.

In the 30th minute Eliki Ravosai scored the equaliser for Nadi.

In the 44 minute Tailevu-Naitasiri’s Joseph Elder was red carded by referee Dina Mani for a a foul on Munit Krishna.

Half-time: Nadi 1 –1 Tailevu-Naitasiri.

In the 66th minute the visitors copped their second red card. This was after Nasoni Mereke fouled Rahul Krishna.

In the 87th minute, Nathan Kumar scored an own goal to seal the win for Nadi.

Big play: Striker Apisai Sesewa and goalkeeper Josaia Ratu played well.

Star turn: Defender Eliki Ravosai hard work paid off for the jetsetters.

Comments:

Nadi coach Kamal Swamy said: “The boys played well. The plan was to counter attack and it was not a bad strategy. This is our first match to be played at 1pml.”

Tailevu/Naitasiri coach Tagi Vonolagi said: Nadi had experienced players but we gave what we had when we played with nine men.”

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