Fiji Time: 6:34 AM on Saturday 1 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Avinesh nails winner

Maciu Malo
Monday, April 21, 2014

LAUTOKA soccer rep Alvin Avinesh scored a crucial goal for Lautoka Sangam team to book a spot in today's TIV Sangam IDC soccer semi-final.

Avinesh combined well with his Lautoka Blues teammates Salesh Bula Sami and Arvindra Naidu in their quest to defend the title.

Lautoka had many scoring chances but the tough Nadi defenders gave the Lautoka forwards a good run for their money before Avinesh scored the winner in the dying stages of the game.

Nadi gave its best but it was the combination and skills of the Lautoka trio that enabled the Sugar City boys to secure a 1-0 win.

Tournament official Gopal Naidu said Lautoka was stretched to the wire by a gutsy Nadi outfit.

He admitted the class and experience of the Lautoka reps made the difference for the two teams.

Naidu is also rating Lautoka to win the title after its impressive outing over the past three days.

"Lautoka is highly likely to defend the title after their narrow win to Nadi," he said.

"The side has some experienced and skillful players in its outfit and it will be tough for any team to beat Lautoka."

The semi-final and finals will be held at Lawaqa Park today.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.64940.6304
JPY 50.608347.6083
GBP 0.37960.3716
EUR 0.44010.4281
NZD 0.68800.6550
AUD 0.65010.6251
USD 0.49600.4790

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 30th September 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Carjack case on to High Court
  2. Suspended MP vows to fight on
  3. Life on a thread
  4. BAF fines Times
  5. 'Interviews not allowed'
  6. Coach's tough call
  7. Nakaora under probe
  8. Carjacking in broad daylight
  9. More suspects arrested in carjacking case
  10. ALLOWANCE Parliament approves raise for MPs

Top Stories this Week

  1. Dire straits Thursday (29 Sep)
  2. Carjack case on to High Court Friday (30 Sep)
  3. Rugby death Tuesday (27 Sep)
  4. Road closure Saturday (24 Sep)
  5. Rawaca out Sunday (25 Sep)
  6. Private jets attract attention at Nadi Airport Sunday (25 Sep)
  7. Three Cavuilati, 6 Olympians in Fiji 7s squad Sunday (25 Sep)
  8. Police investigate rugby 7s organiser Monday (26 Sep)
  9. Rawaca boosts program Monday (26 Sep)
  10. Judge convicts pastor in rape trial Monday (26 Sep)