2019 IDC: Rewa registers first win

Rewa's Gabiriele Matanisiga (10) celebrates after scoring against Nadi at the 2019 Courts IDC pool match tonight - Wednesday, October 09, 2019, at the Prince Charles Park in Nadi. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

THE Rewa football side registered its first win of the 2019 Courts Inter District Championship defeating host Nadi 2-nil tonight.

Gabrielle Matanisiga scored the lone goal of the first spell, which saw the Delta Tigers take a 1-nil lead at the break.

Rewa’s central midfielder Tevita Waranivalu slotted in Rewa’s second goal, which secured the much-needed three points for the reds.

Waranivalu thanked his team for a good comeback after the loss in the first round to Nasinu.

“It’s a great feeling to beat the home team. It wasn’t an easy game for us and I’m glad we came out with three points,” he said.

All four teams in Group A – Rewa, Nadi, Suva and Nasinu have three points each heading into the last round of pool matches tomorrow.

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