SPORTS

Ba Youth Edge Lautoka

What happened: The Ba Youth team beat Lautoka Youth 3-2 in the Rewa Galaxy Youth League at the Fiji Football Academy ground in Ba yesterday. Lautoka surprised Ba by scoring
07 Sep 2015 10:59
Ba Youth Edge Lautoka
Lautoka Youth and Ba Youth in action during their match at the Ba Football Academy ground yesterday. Photo: Luke Nacei

What happened:

The Ba Youth team beat Lautoka Youth 3-2 in the Rewa Galaxy Youth League at the Fiji Football Academy ground in Ba yesterday.

Lautoka surprised Ba by scoring their goal for the 1-0 lead two minutes into the game.

Ba quickly reshuffled their game plan and fired back. The ‘Men in Black’ produced good attacks and levelled scores 1-all eight minutes later.

In the 12th minute Marika Ratoto managed another goal for his side to extend their lead 2-1. Ba maintained their dominance blocking Lautoka in every way they could. The side managed to score another goal in the 44th minute just before halftime.

Half time: Ba Youth 3-1 Lautoka Youth

Lautoka, with the fighting spirit, stopped Ba from more goals. They used great passing skills and attacks to score 3-2 midway into the spell.

But, they their finishing let them down as Ba victors 3-2 at the end.

Star turn:

Ba football team showed an outstanding performance.

Big play: Marika Ratoto who scored the second goal for his Ba side had great kicking skills which added to his side’s performance.

Comments

Ba coach Sunil Kumar: “Hats off to the boys for the great effort made. We could have scored more goals, but with a lot of pressure we couldn’t.

Lautoka coach Shanim Mohhamed: “We gave a good tough competition to Ba and we congratulate them for their win. It was a good performance shown by the boys and I am very happy with what we have achieved. Pressure is what had cost us in the first-half.

Feedback: luke.nacei@fijisun.com.fj



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