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Suva, FIJI – July 6, 2022: 3.15pm (FBC SPORTS): The Fiji Football women’s team looks promising ahead of the OFC Women’s Nations Cup with a 5-0 win over Tonga in its first friendly match.

Coach Lisa Cole was particularly excited for the match as it would give her a clear idea of where the team stands against overseas opponents.

Vanisha Kumar opened Fiji’s account in the 22nd minute before captain Sofi Diyalowai extended their lead to 2-0.

Ba’s Koleta Likuculacula’s 60th minute goal brought the scoreline to 3-0 before striker Cema Nasau added Fiji’s fourth 10 minutes later.

Twenty-year-old Filomena Racea drew the curtain in the 85th minute with Fiji’s fifth goal.

Members of the Tonga women’s team in Lautoka yesterday. Photo: TFA

Fiji is expected to meet the Cook Islands in its second friendly match.


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