2019 Pacific Games: Fiji men’s win bronze in football competition

Roy Krishna leads the Fiji team out for the Bronze medal playoff against Fiji. Picture: SUPPLIED.

THE Fiji men’s football side beat Papua New Guinea 4-2 on penalty kicks to claim the bronze medal at the Pacific Games in Samoa.

Fiji trailed 1-nil and half-time and equalised in the second spell.

Stopper Benaminio Matainaqara proved to be the hero saving two penalties.

Meanwhile, New Zealand won gold beating Papua New Guinea 2-1 in the gold medal playoff.



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