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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