Lautoka: a strong defense ready for the challenge

In 2018 Lautoka ended the OFC Champions League as runners-up after being defeated by Team Wellington in the finals. In that year, the attack of the Fijian powerhouse was very strong, couting on players as Benjamin Totori and Samuela Drudru.

This year, three of the four foreign players brought by the Blues are defensive players, showing Lautoka for the 2020 edition of the OFC Champions League is coming with very storng defensive system.

Liam Anderson and Jack Counter; the latest signings from New Zealand of Lautoka

Lautoka brought the goalkeeper Liam Anderson and the central defender Jack Caunter from New Zealand to boost their squad for the OFC Champions League. Both players have experience in the ISPS Handa Premiership, the top-tier of football in their homecountry.

Lautoka, that already counted with the good local defenders Arami Manumanubai and Poasa Bainivalu, had the reinforcement of their squad with Andersom and Caunter, but another very known player at Oceania stage was signed by the team also for their defensive system.

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Jason Thomas, new player of Lautoka – VFF Media

The Ni-Vanuatu international Jason Thomas that already defended Erakor Golden Star and Solomon Warriors in previous editions of the OFC Champions is now a player of Lautoka. The still young defender is one of the most prolific defensive players in Oceania scenario currently and he can be a rock for Lautoka back.

Lautoka will have its match in the tournament when they enter the pitch in Luganville to face the locals of Malampa Revivors.


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