Akuila Mateisuva praised by superb performance despite defeat to Suva at Fiji FACT

One of the top goalkeepers of Fiji continues to prove his capabilities; Labasa’s shot-stopper Akuila Mateisuva could not prevent his team defeat against national champions Suva this Saturday at Subrail Park – but the problems were not in defense, but yes the lack of quality in the finishing for Labasa’s attack, they did not takeContinue reading “Akuila Mateisuva praised by superb performance despite defeat to Suva at Fiji FACT”

Mateisuva shows versatility in Labasa’s victory over Nadi

Labasa faced Nadi at Prince Charles Park last weekend and the Babasiga Lions defeated their opponents by 1-0 with a goal scored by Ilisoni Lolaivalu to remain in the fifth position in 2020 Vodafone Premier League with nineteen points in thirteen matches. Despite the important victory, there is a particular fact that must be highlighted.Continue reading “Mateisuva shows versatility in Labasa’s victory over Nadi”

Akuila Mateisuva: the best goalkeeper at 2020 IDC in Fiji

After losing to Navua in the first day of 2020 Inter-District Championship, Labasa bounced back incredibly to clinch the tournament’s title for the second straight year by beating Lautoka in the final clash by 2-1. Labasa’s success in the tournament can be credited to their defensive system as they suffered only three goals in fiveContinue reading “Akuila Mateisuva: the best goalkeeper at 2020 IDC in Fiji”

Labasa makes history with back-to-back titles in Fiji

Labasa and Lautoka clashed at ANZ Stadium to decide which team would lift 2020 Inter-District Championship’s trophy. Labasa came from behind to beat their opponents by 2-1 to clinch the title for the second straight year. In the first minutes of the second half, Labasa’s goalkeeper Akuila Mateisuva fouled Dave Radrigai inside the box. Lautoka’sContinue reading “Labasa makes history with back-to-back titles in Fiji”

IDC: Labasa’s chance for redemption in 2020

After a successful 2019 season, Labasa is not performing in a high level this year. Despite having beaten Rewa by 2-1 in their last official match, the Babasiga Lions have just thirteen points in eleven matches at Vodafone Premier League – the top-tier footbal league from Fiji. The team coached by Ronil Lal has nowContinue reading “IDC: Labasa’s chance for redemption in 2020”

Akuila Mateisuva to represent Rewa in Futsal Inter-District Championship

One of the most important players of Labasa is set to represent Rewa in this weekend’s Futsal Inter-District Championship. The goalkeeper Akuila Mateisuva will be one of the most known player of Rewa’s squad in the competition that will take place this weekend FMF Gymnasium in Suva. Mateisuva represented Fiji in the last OFC FutsalContinue reading “Akuila Mateisuva to represent Rewa in Futsal Inter-District Championship”

Akuila Mateisuva should not be blamed on Labasa’s BOG faillure

The 2020 edition of Battle of Giants in Fiji approaches its decisive moments, the group stage had finished and the four teams qualified for the semi-finals are already known – and the title holders Labasa are not among them. Despite counting on important players such as Siotame Kubu and Akeimi Ralulu, the current title holdersContinue reading “Akuila Mateisuva should not be blamed on Labasa’s BOG faillure”

Reigning champions Labasa knocked out of BOG as they drew against Nasinu

The last day of 2020 Battle of the Giants’ group stage started with a clash between Labasa and Nasinu at Churchill Park in Lautoka. Both teams did not have a good performance which is understandable because most players were playing for the third time in three days. Ilisoni Lolaivalu opened the scoreboard for Labasa inContinue reading “Reigning champions Labasa knocked out of BOG as they drew against Nasinu”

Siotame Kubu leads Labasa over Nadi

Labasa received Nadi at Subrail Park in Labasa on this Saturday. Both teams were playing an official match for the first time in fourth months and the hosts took the advantage of playing at home to grab all three points. Nadi did not count on talented Jeshal Kumar who is recovering from an injury. OnContinue reading “Siotame Kubu leads Labasa over Nadi”

Can Labasa continue its winning streak?

The Babasiga Lions had a great season in 2019; winning the Inter-District Championship and the Battle of the Giants in the same season is not too common for a Fijian club. Labasa fans can be very proud of their team’s performances last season and hope that the good form will continue in 2020. A goodContinue reading “Can Labasa continue its winning streak?”