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Mishra on target as Cuvu wins Sanatan opener

Maciu Malo
Saturday, April 19, 2014

DEFENDING champion Rewa was defeated by Cuvu 5-2 in the first game of the Sanatan IDC tournament at Nadi's Prince Charles Park yesterday.

Former Labasa and Suva striker Joseph Mishra was instrumental for Cuvu as he opened the floodgates with a powerful strike to register the first goal.

The Delta boys replied to level the scores before man of the match Ravinesh Karan Singh tore apart the opposition with two classic goals to increase his team's tally to three goals.

A lapse of concentration allowed Rewa to hit back before Alvin Prasad blasted a killer shot to increase Cuvu's tally.

Veteran Nitlesh Mani sealed the game in the dying seconds to destroy Rewa's hope of winning the game.

Tournament organiser Arvind Narayan said the defending champion could not match the class and pace displayed by Cuvu.

He said Rewa tried its best to win but it was not enough to give them the outcome they wanted.

"Cuvu is the first team to stamp its dominance in the tournament after the convincing win over Rewa," said Narayan.

"There are some talented players in the team and if they continue from where they left off today, Cuvu will be the team to watch this year."

The side is one of the top contenders to win the title but will face tough challenge from Labasa who thumped Uluisila 6-1 in its opening game.

In other games played yesterday, Nabua defeated Varoka Tavarau 3-1 while Votualevu downed Tuva 1-0

The pool games will be completed today.








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