VAKABALEA Football Club has surrendered their top of the table spot after suffering their first loss of the season during the Navua Football Association local league competition yesterday.
With two wins in the bag from the opening two games, Vakabalea lost to a star-studded League FC 3-1 during their top of the table clash. League had provincial reps such as Seveci Rokotakala, Netani Doli, Simione Maikali, Parneel Kumar and Siga Ali.
League now tops Pool One.
In Pool Two, Naitonitoni Rovers was held to a 1-all draw with Combine Brothers to prevent them from further extending their lead. Naitonitoni has a win in the bag and two draws against Combine development and Brothers.
The Navua local league will continue for the next three rounds before the top four teams qualify for the quarter-finals.
Association secretary Ashwin Chand said they were hoping to conclude the competition on time.
"We got some exciting games coming up," he said.
"Today (yesterday) all the top teams from each pool played against each other. We are hoping to finish the round robin within three weeks before the quarter-finals."