Nasinu into danger zone after loss to Ba

Nasinu’s chances of remaining in the Vodafone Premier League is now hanging by a thread after losing to Ba 2-nil at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori.

The Men in Black edged the Giant Killers to increase their points on the standings by 23.

Nasinu put on a strong first-half performance to hold Ba to a nil-all draw in the first half.

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Ba was the better half of the two, storming the second half and applying pressure on the Nasinu goal line.

Ba was rewarded with a penalty kick to Savenaca Nakalevu who netted the first goal of the match 8 minutes into the second half.

Ba continued their scoring momentum giving a chance to Samuela Drudru to score their second goal in the third quarter giving them a 2-nil lead over Nasinu.

Ba team technical adviser Imdad Ali says the team is slowly finding their rhythm.


“The performance I think it’s coming up. The boys are doing well, they’re combining together now and we are looking forward to the next game.”

Nasinu striker Isikeli Ratucava had several chances at goal but Ba maintained their strong defense until the final whistle.

Coach Tagi Vonolagi says it’s not over yet for the Giant-Killers.

“We had to defend in the second half and at the end it cost us the game, one penalty and a goal by Ba. It not over yet.”

Ba moves up to third place with 23 points while Nasinu remains in the last position with eight points.

TEAM P W D L GF GA GD POINTS
SUVA 13 7 5 1 24 12 +12 26
REWA 13 7 3 3 16 12 +4 24
BA 13 7 2 4 21 17 +4 23
NADI 13 7 0 6 25 17 +8 21
LABASA 13 6 1 6 15 14 +1 19
LAUTOKA 13 4 4 5 22 13 +9 16
NAVUA 13 3 1 9 16 32 -16 10
NASINU 13 2 2 9 13 35 -22 8

DATE & DAY TIME HOST SCORE VISITOR VENUE
Round 13
31 Oct – Saturday 2:00PM Lautoka 3 – 1 Navua Churchill Park
01 Nov – Sunday 1:00PM Nasinu 0 – 2 Ba Ratu Cakobau Park
01 Nov – Sunday 3:00PM Rewa 0 – 0 Suva Ratu Cakobau Park
01 Nov – Sunday 3:00PM Nadi 0 – 1 Labasa Prince Charles Park
Round 12
24 Oct – Saturday 1:30PM Labasa 2 – 0 Lautoka Subrail Park
24 Oct – Saturday 3:00PM Ba 0 – 1 Nadi Fiji FA Academy
25 Oct – Sunday 3:00PM Suva 5 – 0 Nasinu ANZ Stadium
25 Oct – Sunday 3:00PM Navua 2 – 0 Rewa Uprising Ground
Round 11
19 Sept – Saturday 3:00PM Ba 0 – 0 Lautoka Fiji FA Academy
20 Sept – Saturday 1:00PM Nasinu 1 – 3 Nadi ANZ Stadium
20 Sept – Saturday 3:00PM Suva 4 – 1 Navua ANZ Stadium
20 Sept – Saturday 3:00PM Rewa 1 – 2 Labasa Ratu Cakobau Park
Round 10
12 Sept – Saturday 4:00PM Navua 0 – 3 Ba Uprising Ground
13 Sept – Sunday 1:30PM Labasa 2 – 0 Nasinu Subrail Park
13 Sept – Sunday 2:00PM Suva 1 – 1 Lautoka ANZ Stadium
13 Sept – Sunday 3:30PM Rewa 2 – 1 Nadi Ratu Cakobau Park [LIVE on FBC Sports/Commentary on Mirchi FM]
Round 9
05 Sept – Saturday 7:00PM Navua 2 – 1 Labasa Uprising Ground [LIVE on FBC Sports/Commentary on Mirchi FM]
06 Sept – Sunday 1:00PM Nadi 3 – 2 Lautoka Prince Charles Park
06 Sept – Sunday 2:00PM Rewa 1 – 0 Nasinu Ratu Cakobau Park
06 Sept – Sunday 3:00PM Suva 2 – 1 Ba ANZ Stadium
Round 8
29 Aug – Saturday 3:00PM Ba 1 – 1 Rewa Fiji Football Academy Ground, Ba
30 August – Sunday 1:00PM Nadi 5 – 0 Navua Prince Charles Park
30 August – Sunday 2:00PM Nasinu 1 – 1 Lautoka Ratu Cakobau Park
30 August – Sunday 3:00PM Suva 3 – 1 Labasa ANZ Stadium
Round 7
01 Aug – Saturday 3:00PM Ba 3 – 1 Suva Fiji Football Academy Ground, Ba
Round 6
22 Jul – Wednesday 6:00PM Nadi 5 – 1 Ba Prince Charles Park
25 Jul – Saturday 3:00PM Ba 2 – 1 Labasa Fiji Football Academy Ground, Ba
26 Jul – Saturday 1:00PM Rewa 1 – 0 Lautoka Ratu Cakobau Park
26 Jul – Saturday 2:00PM Nadi 0 – 1 Suva Prince Charles Park
26 Jul – Saturday 3:00PM Nasinu 2 – 3 Navua Ratu Cakobau Park
Round 5
19 Jul – Sunday 3:00PM Navua 1 – 2 Lautoka Uprising Resort Ground
19 Jul – Sunday 3:00PM Suva 0 – 0 Rewa ANZ Stadium
18 Jul – Saturday 2:00PM Labasa 1 – 0 Nadi Subrail Park
18 Jul – Saturday 3:00PM Ba 2 – 0 Nasinu Fiji Football Academy Ground, Ba
15 Jul – Wednesday 6:30PM Lautoka 1 – 2 Ba Churchill Park
11 Jul – Saturday 3:00PM Ba 5 – 3 Navua Fiji Football Academy Ground, Ba
Round 4
8th Mar – Sunday 3:00PM Lautoka 0 – 1 Suva Churchill Park
1st Mar – Sunday 1:30PM Nasinu 3 – 3 Suva Ratu Cakobau Park
1st Mar – Sunday 3:00PM Rewa 2 – 1 Navua Ratu Cakobau Park
1st Mar – Sunday 3:00PM Lautoka 0 – 0 Labasa Churchill Park
Round 3
22nd Feb – Saturday 1:30PM Labasa 1 – 3 Rewa Subrail Park
23rd Feb – Sunday 3:00PM Nadi 5 – 0 Nasinu Prince Charles Park
16th Feb – Sunday 3:00PM Nasinu 1 – 0 Labasa Ratu Cakobau Park
16th Feb – Sunday 3:00PM Nadi 0 – 1 Rewa Prince Charles Park
Round 2
8th Feb – Saturday 1:30PM Labasa 2 – 0 Navua Subrail Park
9th Feb – Sunday 3:00PM Suva Postponed Ba ANZ Stadium
9th Feb – Sunday 3:00PM Nasinu 3 – 4 Rewa Ratu Cakobau Park
9th Feb – Sunday 3:00PM Lautoka 6 – 0 Nadi Churchill Park
Round 1
1st Feb – Saturday 1:30PM Labasa 1 – 2 Suva Subrail Park
02nd Feb – Sunday 3:00PM Rewa 0 – 1 Ba Ratu Cakobau Park
02nd Feb – Sunday 3:00PM Lautoka 6 – 0 Nasinu Churchill Park
02nd Feb – Sunday 3:00PM Navua 1 – 2 Nadi Uprising Grounds

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