2019 IDC: Lautoka fights back to hold Labasa to a draw
8 October, 2019, 8:47 pm
THE Lautoka football side had to come back from a goal down to hold Labasa to a 1-all draw at the 2019 Courts Inter District Championship in Nadi.
Labasa led 1-nil at the break via a goal from Siotame Kubu.
Lautoka pushed hard in the second spell and they were eventually awarded with a goal to Benjamin Totori in the dying stages.
Totori beat two defenders inside the Labasa box before taking a powerful shot that was too hot to handle for Labasa stopper Akuila Mataisuva.
Lautoka captain Beniaminio Mateinaqara was satisfied with the draw.
“We came to win but it was a difficult match. Down at half-time, we needed to push hard and we did that in the second spell. Our aim is to defend our title and we will work towards that,” Matainaqara said.