Nadi smashes Navua as 2020 Battle of Giants starts at Churchill Park

It was Nadi the first team to record a win in 2020 edition of the traditional Battle of Giants; the Green Machine won Navua in both sides debut to collect their first three points in the table. Nadi did not have much problems to overcome the current bottom ranked side of Vodafone Premier League as in the first they were leading by two thanks to two goals of the winger Josua Tawake.

In the second half the Jetsetters continue to attack to increase their advantage and it came in the 65th minute through a mistake from Navua’s goalkeeper Rusiate Amasio that scored an own goal. The team coached by Kamal Swamy controlled possesion and was satisfied with this important victory, it was exactly when Nadi’s defense commited a foul inside the box – a penalty kick was awarded and Navua team captain Vineet Chand cut the deficit at the 80th minute of play.

Nadi started in fashion the 2020 BOG – FFA Media

But Navua could not continue their comeback – in the 86th minute Nadi’s captain Avinesh Suwamy added another for the green side to give final numbers to the clash: final result, Nadi wins Navua by 4-1 – click here to watch the goals of this match.

This was the first match of the competition that continues all over this weekend in Lautoka.

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