Visitors off to strong start in OFC final
20 May, 2018, 2:39 pm
TEAM Wellington made a strong start scoring the first goal early in the first against Vodafone Lautoka in the OFC final at Lautoka’s Churchill Park this hour.
The Blues are playing without their ace goalkeeper Beniamino Mateinaqara who will start from the with defender Kolinio Sivoki leading the side.
A blunder by replacement goalkeeper Senirusi Bokini allowed Mario Ilich to scored the first goal.
Edwin Justin and Zibraz Sahib also forced their way in the starting line-up alongside young Shazil Ali.
Lautoka needed to win by clear seven goals to win the title after losing last week’s encounter 6-0 in Wellington. The visitors lead 1-0.
Lautoka: Bokini, Edward Justin, Zibraaz Sahib, Shazil Ali, Dave Radregai, Kavaia Rawaqa, Cory Chettleburgh, Osea Vakatakesau, Kolinio Sivoki Benjamin Totori, Brian Kaltack
Reserves: Beniamino Mateinaqara, Poasa Bainivalu, Jone Vesikula, Arami Manumanubai
Wellington: Scott Basalaj, Justin Gulley, Mario Ilich, Teylor Schrijvers, Eric Molloy, Natahaniel Hailemariam, Mario Barcia, Andrew Bevin, Roy Kayara Jack Henry Sinclair, Angus Kilkolly
Reserves: Marcel Kampman, Liam Wood, Ross Allen, Daniel Mulholland, Hamish Watson