Fiji takes home Pacific Nations Cup

Fiji enjoyed one of the most significant moments in its sporting history after it defeated Tonga  34-21 to win  the Pacific Nations Cup for the first time since the tournament began in 2006.

Tonga took an early 11-0 lead at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium in Tokyo last Sunday June 24  with a try by Fraser Anderson and two penalties by Thomas Palu.

Sireli Bobo and Nalaga tries for Fiji levelled the scores at 14-14 at halftime.

After the break Nadolo and Nalaga crossed raising Fiji’s hope for a win higher and a late penalty by Seremaia Baikeinuku in the 34th minute hit the last nail in ‘Ikale Tahi’s coffin.

A penalty by Palu and a late try by Tonga captain Nili Latu were the only scoring Tonga had after the break.

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