Football

2022 Digicel Fiji FACT: Suva through to semis

Defending champions of the 2022 Digicel Fiji FACT have booked a spot in the semi-finals next week after a controversial 1-nil win over Tailevu Naitasiri at Lawaqa Park today. Both teams were locked nil-all at...

Good Samaritans help Navua

Some good Samaritans turned up in time to help the Navua football side reach Lawaqa Park in time for their first match of day two at the 2022 Digicel Fiji FACT yesterday. The Koromakawa bus that the Navua side was travelling in had a puncture at Korovisilou Village in Serua. The team was rushing to...

Host records draw in first match

Host Nadroga started its 2022 Digicel Fiji FACT campaign with a 1-all draw against Tailevu Naitasiri at Lawaqa Park in Sigatoka last night. The Stallions were on a bye in the first round and came out of the blocks strongly in front of its home fans. Zoeb Rahim, 18, opened the scoring for Nadroga with...

Defending champs thumps Nasinu

Defending champion Suva has all but secured a spot in the semi-finals of the 2022 Digicel Fiji FACT after securing two wins in as many matches so far. The Babz Khan-coached side thumped Nasinu 3-nil in their second match yesterday. They had defeated Ba 1-nil in their earlier match last Sunday. Suva started the match...

Navua holds Rewa

The Navua football side defied all odds and held a much stronger Rewa side to a 1-all draw in the first match of round two of the 2022 Digicel Fiji FACT at Lawaqa Park yesterday. Both goals came in the first spell of the match. Rewa captain Setareki Hughes opened the scoring from an Ivan...

26th May

Suva eyes semi-finals

Suva, the defending champion of the 2022 Digicel Fiji FACT, is not taking any teams lightly heading into the tournament proper which resumes at Sigatoka’s Lawaqa Park today. The Capital City side edged Ba 1-nil through a Simione Nabenu goal in the first round last Sunday. Coach Babz Khan said they would be cautious. “We...

2022 Digicel Fiji FACT: Suva thumps Nasinu

The Suva football side thumped Nasinu 3-nil at the 2022 Digicel Fiji FACT in Sigatoka today. A Malakai Rakula strike saw the whites leading 1-nil at halftime. Samuela Drudru and Waisea Navunigasau added second half goals in the impressive win.    

2022 Digicel Fiji FACT: Suva leads Nasinu at half-time

The Suva football side leads Nasinu 1-nil at halftime in the second match of the day at the 2022 Digicel Fiji FACT at Lawaqa Park in Sigatoka. Malakai Rakula scored the lone goal in the 19th minute. Second half begins shortly.  

2022 Digicel Fiji FACT: Navua holds Rewa

The Navua football side held Rewa 1-all in its second pool match of the 2022 Digicel Fiji FACT in Sigatoka today. Rewa scored through Setareki Hughes in the 16th minute while Navua equalised through Arami Manumanubai in the 27th minute. The teams rested tied 1-all at halftime which was the full-time socre. More in tomorrow’s...

Tickets affordable, says Fiji FA

The chief executive officer of the Fiji Football Association, Mohammed Yusuf, said the ticket prices for the 2022 Fiji FACT had been reasonably priced. Yusuf said it would enable fans to turn up in numbers at Lawaqa Park in Sigatoka to watch matches starting today. “We’ve tagged the prices reasonably to allow as many supporters...

2022 Digicel Fiji FACT: Rewa and Navua tied 1-all at halftime

It was a captains show in the first half of the first match on day two of the 2022 Digicel Fiji FACT at Lawaqa Park today. Rewa captain Setareki Hughes put Rewa ahead with a powerful header early on. Navua pressed and was rewarded when their captain Arami Manumanubai headed in from a Ajesh Chand...

25th May

West Ham defender Kurt Zouma pleads guilty to kicking, slapping his pet cat

West Ham’s English Premier League defender Kurt Zouma pleaded guilty on Tuesday to kicking and slapping his pet cat in abuse caught on video. The 27-year-old France international appeared at a hearing at Thames Magistrates’ Court in London accused of three offences under the Animal Welfare Act in relation to footage of the abuse that...

23rd May

Impressive – Fiji FACT day one outcome excites officials

If the first round of the 2022 Digicel Fiji FACT yesterday, is anything to go by, expect more interesting and entertaining matches when the tournament proper begins at Sigatoka’s Lawaqa Park this Thursday. This is according to Fiji Football Association chief executive officer Mohammed Yusuf, who said to expect competition to tighten when the second...

Suva wins Fiji FACT opener

Defending champion Suva made a winning start to the 2022 Digicel Fiji FACT edging a strong Ba outfit 1-nil yesterday. In a match of missed chances, both teams failed to score as they rested tied nil-all at halftime. Suva defender Simione Nabenu proved to be the hero for the whites heading home the winner in...

Nadi thumps Navua

Solomon Island import in the Nadi football side got the job done for them in an impressive 4-2 win over Navua in the 2022 Digicel Fiji FACT yesterday. It took Nadi 12 minutes to break the deadlock when Barrie Limoki turned beautifully and powered in a drive to open the scoring for Nadi. The weak...

Deo scores late winner

The Tailevu Naitasiri football side edged Nasinu 2-1 in the opening match of the 2022 Digicel Fiji FACT at Suva’s ANZ Stadium yesterday. Midfielder Abhishek Deo proved to be the difference, scoring the winning goal in the second minute of the second spell injury time. Tailevu Naitasiri started on a high when Epeli Valevou tapped...

22nd May

Back after 18 months

Local football tournament returns to the forefront in the country today after a lapse of 18 months. The Digicel Fiji Football Association Cup Tournament (FACT) first round pool games kick off at Suva’s ANZ Stadium today with the tournament proper to begin at Sigatoka’s Lawaqa Park from next Thursday. Fiji FA chief executive officer Mohammed...

Man City’s Foden named Premier League’s best young player

(Reuters) – Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden has been named Premier League Young Player of the Season for the second year in a row, the league announced on Saturday. Foden beat seven others to the award, including Trent Alexander-Arnold, Declan Rice and Bukayo Saka, after he received the most combined votes from the public and...

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