Vodafone Premier League: Lautoka win over capital side

The Lautoka FC team. Picture: Lautoka Football Club/Facebook

THE Lautoka football side is through to next season’s OFC Champions League after a 2-nil win over Suva in the Vodafone Premier League today.

The win sees Lautoka move up to 28 points on the table, guaranteeing the side a top two spot in this year’s competition.

Poasa Bainivalu scored Lautoka’s first goal with a long range clearance from his own half which Suva stopper Simione Tamanisau misjudged.

Benjamin Totori scored Lautoka’s second in the dying minutes of the second spell.

Ba, Suva, Labasa and Nadi will be fighting for the second spot available from Fiji to take part in the regional meet.

Meanwhile, Lautoka needs a draw in its last league match to retain the VPL title.

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