Fiji Time: 3:00 AM on Saturday 25 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Tuivuna double sinks Men in Black

Rashneel Kumar
Monday, September 01, 2014

A DOUBLE from Vodafone Fiji under-20 rep Antonio Tuivuna helped Suva beat Ba 2-1 to finish third in the Inkk Mobile Battle of the Giants tournament at the ANZ Stadium yesterday.

Tournament favourites Suva and Ba lost to Rewa 1-2 and Lautoka 4-5, respectively, in the semi-finals on Saturday.

Both teams used most of its reserved players for the third place playoff.

Ba scored the opener midway in the opening spell through Fiji U20 striker Saula Waqa to head into the break with a slender 1-0 lead.

Suva came back stronger in the second spell and their continuous pressure at the Rewa goalmouth paid off when Tuivuna equalised in the 67th minute.

Ten minutes later, Tuivuna caught Ba goalkeeper Jone Sorolo off guard when he lobbed the ball over the Ba defence for a 2-1 lead.

Ba tried hard to equalise but Suva stood tall in defence and held on to their lead to settle for $1500.

Suva: Tomasi Uculoa, Waisake Navunigasau, Sahil Dave, Sakaraia Naisua, Kolinio Sivoki, Nickel Chand, Ravinesh Singh (C), Leone Damudamu, Antonio Tuivuna, Inia Boko, Ulaiasi Tamanisau

Ba: Jone Sorolo (C), Avinesh Suwamy, Ronil Kumar, Jone Vesikula, Manasa Nawakula, Abbu Zahid, Remueru Tekiate, Narendra Rao, Saula Waqa, Laisenia Naioko, Aisea Codro








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 0.64440.6254
JPY 55.991852.9918
GBP 0.39020.3822
EUR 0.46380.4518
NZD 0.68630.6533
AUD 0.63990.6149
USD 0.49320.4762

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 24th February, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Players sign 7s contract
  2. Teachers charged
  3. Locally owned health centre begins operation
  4. $1500 disappointment
  5. FLP defers choice
  6. Climate diplomacy talk begin small
  7. Former Fiji rep laid to rest
  8. Help for victim, 86
  9. On the hunt
  10. LCPA says North farmers not frustrated

Top Stories this Week

  1. Villagers burn objects used for 'witchcraft' at village cleansing Saturday (18 Feb)
  2. Man dies in custody Saturday (18 Feb)
  3. Family given son's post mortem exam results Monday (20 Feb)
  4. 2 dead in 48 hours Wednesday (22 Feb)
  5. Qoro resigns as exchange boss Tuesday (21 Feb)
  6. A lifetime try as Jasa weds sweetheart Saturday (18 Feb)
  7. $95,000 payout Monday (20 Feb)
  8. No more sleeping in car Saturday (18 Feb)
  9. $30,000 richer Thursday (23 Feb)
  10. Day of fate Monday (20 Feb)