17th July 11:27 AM
Ten men Fiji beat New Caledonia 3-0 in soccer friendly
By Naveel Krishant
Tuesday 19/03/2019
Rusiate Matarerega scored the third goal for Fiji

Samuela Drudru was the hero for the Vodafone Fiji soccer team as he scored two goals as a ten men Fiji side beat New Caledonia 3-0 in a international friendly match.

Rusiate Matarerega scored the third goal for Fiji.

Fiji led 2-0 at halftime.

Fiji players celebrate Drudru's goal  [Photo: Fiji FA]

Drudru gave a man of the match performance as he tirelessly worked for the national side.

Debutant Nicholas Prasad had to be taken off the field as he suffered a injury however his performance at central defence was impressive.

Nicholas Prasad being helped off the field [Photo: Fiji FA]

Players like Kishan Sami, Kavaia Rawaqa, Zibraaz Sahib and Dave Radrigai also gave good performances.

Captain, Laisenia Raura was shown the red card for a off the ball incident.

Fiji captain Laisenia Raura being shown the red card [Photo: Fiji FA]

Both teams also observed a moment of silence for the victims of the mass shooting at the two mosques in Christchurch.

A moment of silence for victims of Christchurch terror attack [Photo: Fiji FA]

Fiji will now play Mauritius at 3pm on Sunday at Churchill Park and you can catch the live commentary on our sister station, Radio Sargam.


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