Fijian international Kishan Sami leaves Manukau’s match injured

Former Ba man and current Fijian international Kishan Sami was forced to leave the pitch at the 16th minute in the match of his side Manukau United against Birkenhead United in Auckland, New Zealand. Sami is playing his first season overseas in the NRFL Premier League – being a regular starter for the team coached by former All Whites head coach Kevin Fallon.

Sami was forced to be subbed after receiving a knock in his knee. According to updatres received from Manukau United squad, Sami’s injury was not serious – he only had a cut in his knee and due the knock could not continue in the match.

Kishan Sami

Manukau United could not defend their 2-0 lead – goals scored by Maro Bonsu-Maro and team captain Agustin Contratti. Birkenhead managed to cut the deficit still in the first half through Nicolas Zambrano; unfortunately for Kishan Sami’s side, Emmanuel Darkwa scored a late equaliser for his team to secure a point for Birkenhead. Manukau is currently sitting 5th in the process with eleven points earned from a total of seven matches played.

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