2019 Courts IDC: Lautoka’s dream shattered after Labasa win

Ba goalkeeper Atunaisa Naucukidi stops a shot from Labasa striker Siotame Kubu during their match in the Courts IDC at Prince Charles Park in Nadi. Picture: REINAL CHAND

LABASA dashed Lautoka’s hopes of a three peat in the Courts Inter District Championship after defeating Ba 1-0 in the final Group A match at Prince Charles Park in Nadi last night.

Lauoka having won the IDC title back to back in 2017 and 2018 trounced Tavua 7-3 but the 2-0 loss against Ba on Day Two of competition came back to haunt them.

Atonio Tuivuna scored the winner for the Babasiga Lions in the second spell.

In the premier semi-final Suva will face Ba while Labasa will take on Nadi. Ba last won the IDC title in 2015, Suva in 2014, Labasa in 2011 and Nadi in 2002.

In the senior division semi-finals Lami will take on defending champions Navua while Nadroga will play Savusavu.

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