21st November 12:44 AM
Labasa beats Lautoka to win their third Champion versus Champion title
By Dhanjay Deo
Saturday 13/01/2018
Labasa celebrate their victory [Photo: Anushil Kumar]

A nine men Labasa soccer team beat Lautoka 1-0 at Churchill Park to win their third Champion versus Champion title.

Antonio Tuivuna was the hero for Labasa as he scored the winning goal in the 16th minute of the second half through a header.

Ashneel Raju and Ilisoni Logaivou of Labasa were shown the red card in the second half for fouls committed against Lautoka players.

The Babasiga Lions won $5000.

The match was played at a frantic pace as both teams displayed good football throughout the match.

Lautoka had some good chances to score in the first half but their finishing let them down.

In the last ten minutes of the match, Lautoka applied tremendous pressure on Labasa but the Babasiga Lions held their own.

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