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Suva sends Lautoka packing, Nadi tops group A

Ram’s Cleaning / Jacks sponsored Nadi topped group A despite going down to Suva during their 2015 Courts Inter-district Championship’s third pool match at Govind Park in Ba.#The defending champions were in a do-or-die situation and needed a minimum of three clear goals against Nadi to book a semi-final spot.#And the Capital City boys did it in style.#Sensational striker Maciu Dunadamu scored a hat-trick against the Jetsetters keeping the overall goal tally to the top with four goals to his name so far.#However, the 3-0 win to Suva did not go in favour of the Shop N Save/Reebok Lautoka who already had four points in with a plus one goal advantage. #Blues had to kiss the tournament goodbye after a dramatic Nadi versus Suva encounter.#Meanwhile, newcomers Lotus Constructions Dreketi created the major upset of the tournament after defeating Lautoka 2-1 before bowing out of the tournament.#Once again Dreketi struck first with Sanaila Waqanicakau giving the northerners a 1-0 lead in the 30th minute before Kelvin Naidu equalised for #the Blues in the 43rd minute.#Despite knowing it was their final match of IDC this year, Dreketi meant business and displayed a constructive football which saw Peni Sokia getting the winning goal midway into the second half to secure their first win in the Premier division.#All four teams ended the pool plays with four points in bag, however better goal difference gave Nadi and Suva the upper hand to march into the knockout stages.#Nadi will play the first semifinal on Saturday at 5pm while Suva will feature in the second semifinal at 7pm.

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