2019 Pacific Games: New Caledonia beats Fiji footballers

The Fiji men's football team warming up before its match against New Caledonia. Picture: FIJI FA MEDIA

THE Fiji men’s football side’s chances of winning Gold at the 2019 Pacific Games suffered a major blow today after it went down to New Caledonia 1-nil in its third pool match.

The defending champions scored the winning goal via a penalty in the first spell.

Fiji had earlier defeated Tahiti 2-1 and accounted for American Samoa 9-nil.

Fiji are yet to play Tuvalu and Solomon Islands.

 

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