Labasa fans celebrate IDC title in Auckland

It has been six days since Labasa won the 2020 Inter-District Championship (IDC), but the team’s supporters cannot stop celebrating this title – the second in a row – won after a 2-1 victory against Lautoka at ANZ Stadium. Dozens of Labasa fans gathered at Allenby Park in Auckland, New Zealand, to celebrate the title.Continue reading “Labasa fans celebrate IDC title in Auckland”

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”

Ilisoni Lolaivalu wins IDC’s Golden Boot Award in Fiji

The 2020 Inter-District Championship (IDC) reached its end on this Sunday when Labasa faced Lautoka at ANZ Stadium in Suva. Ilisoni Lolaivalu and Ratu Anare scored once each as Labasa clinched the tournament’s title for the second straight year. It was a special day for Lolaivalu. In addition to winning the championship title, he alsoContinue reading “Ilisoni Lolaivalu wins IDC’s Golden Boot Award 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”

Anare shines as Labasa reach IDC final for the second straight year

After a bad start in the tournament, Labasa reached 2020 Inter-District Championship semi-finals. The Babasiga Lions arose from the ashes and the semi-final clash against current Vodafone Premier League leaders Rewa at ANZ Stadium was very exciting. Rewa had many opportunities to open the scoreboard in the first half but they were not very luckContinue reading “Anare shines as Labasa reach IDC final for the second straight year”

Like a phoenix, Labasa arises from ashes at 2020 IDC

A phoenix is a mythological bird that cyclically regenerates or is otherwise born again. Associated with fire and the sun, a phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor. Some legends say it dies in a show of flames and combustion, others that it simply dies and decomposes before being bornContinue reading “Like a phoenix, Labasa arises from ashes at 2020 IDC”

Labasa bounce back as Lolaivalu shines against Nadi at IDC

After a bad start at 2020 Inter-District Championship (IDC), Labasa are back on the right track by smashing Nadi by 4-0 at ANZ Stadium in Suva to stay alive in the fight for a spot in the semi-finals of the tournament. Ilisoni Lolaivalu opened the scoreboard for Babasiga Lions in the fourth minute after aContinue reading “Labasa bounce back as Lolaivalu shines against Nadi at IDC”

Nasinu and Navua upset their rivals as 2020 IDC kicks-off in Fiji

The 2020 Inter-District Championship’s opening day brought lots of excitement to Fijian football. All four matches in Premier Division Championship were tough and the final scores prove it. While Ba, Lautoka, Nadi and Rewa collected one point each, Nasinu and Navua spiced up the first day of the tournament by surprising their opponents. Nasinu faced hostsContinue reading “Nasinu and Navua upset their rivals as 2020 IDC kicks-off 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”

Fiji: 2020 Inter-District Championship squads released

One of the most important football tournaments from Fiji is about to start as 2020 Inter-District Championship – most known as IDC – will kick-off on Tuesday at ANZ Stadium in Suva with eight teams fighting for the title in the Premier Tournament. Currently living a bad moment in Vodafone Premier League – the top-tierContinue reading “Fiji: 2020 Inter-District Championship squads released”