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Navua Keeps Hopes Alive In A Comeback Thriller

In a thriller, Aldex Trading Navua came from a 2-0 deficit to hold defending Punjas Battle of the Giants champions Rewa 2-2 at Churchill Park, Lautoka, this afternoon. The draw
27 Aug 2022 16:14
Navua Keeps Hopes Alive In A Comeback Thriller
Aldex Trading Navua goalkeeper Bill Rakuro fails to stop Rewa’s Ilisoni Tuinawaivuvu attempt during the Punjas Battle of the Giants tournament at Churchill Park, Lautoka, on August 27, 2022. Photo: Waisea Nasokia

In a thriller, Aldex Trading Navua came from a 2-0 deficit to hold defending Punjas Battle of the Giants champions Rewa 2-2 at Churchill Park, Lautoka, this afternoon.

The draw means Rewa must beat Bargain Box Ba is tomorrow’s final Group B clash if they are to make the semifinal while Navua has to win against Naidu Holdings Limited (NZ) Lautoka to keep their hopes alive.

Classy midfielder Tevita Waranaivalu drew first blood in the 44th minute as Rewa led 1-0 at halftime. Then in the 60th minute Ilisoni Tuinawaivuvu extended their lead to 2-0.
When it seemed they were heading to a handy win then Navua struck in the 80th minute from a Netani Doli goal and in the 90th minute Suliano Doli netted the equaliser.

 

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