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Tilt: Competition Heating Up

A total of 11 goals were scored in two pulsating clashes in both the girls and boys divisions of the Fiji Ultimate Cup on Thursday.
07 Dec 2019 17:54
Tilt: Competition Heating Up
Action from the IanHollis girls senior IFG NSW and Fiji West match during the 2019 Ultimate Fiji Football Cup at Prince Charles Park in Nadi. Photo: Waisea Nasokia

A total of 11 goals were scored in two pulsating clashes in both the girls and boys divisions of the Fiji Ultimate Cup on Thursday.

Fiji North and Manukau United played to a 3-3 draw in the boys senior division, while in the girls senior division, IFG NSW scored in the dying stages of the match to beat Fiji West 3-2 at the Prince Charles Park in Nadi.

Competition director Bruce Tilt said he was looking forward to the finals today given the level of competition on display.

“Lautoka and Ba are fighting for the championship in the boys development, once again showing the progress Fiji Football is making in the younger levels,” Tilt said.

The girls division will see the two Australian teams face off, with IFG NSW playing against IFG South Australia.

IanHollis girls senior IFG NSW v Fiji West2 copy

“IFG NSW have been very strong throughout the week and it will be interesting to see if South Australia will change tactics to gain some momentum,” Tilt said.

In the boyss development division, Ba toppled Lautoka 2-1 to finish top of the group with 11 points.

Lautoka finished second on five points meaning the two Fijians outfits will face off in the final.

IFG New South Wales beat Nadi 1-0 in the other match and the sides will play in the third and fourth place playoff.

Results: Boys Development (U12) IFG New South Wales 1-0 Nadi, Ba 2-1 Lautoka, Boys Junior (U14s), IFG NSW 3-1 Auckland Knights, Ba 1-1 Nadi, Boys Youth (U15s) Engadine 1-4 IFG NSW, IFG South Australia 2-1 Fiji North, Fiji South – Fiji West, Boys Senior (U18s) IFG NSW 0-0 Auckland All-Stars, Fiji West – Fiji South, Fiji North 3-3 Manukau United, Girls Junior (U14s) IFG NSW 2-1 Ba, Nadi 0-2 Lautoka, Girls Youth (U16s) IFG NSW 0-2 Fiji West, Girls Senior IFG NSW 3-2 Fiji West.

 

Edited by Sheldon Chanel

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