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By RITESH KUMAR
Nathan Shivam marked his perfect return from injury for Fiji FACT champions Suva.
He scored the winning goal in their 1-0 win against Navua in the Fiji Sun/GP Batteries National Football League at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori yesterday.
Shivam was injured after scoring the winning goal for Suva in their FACT win in Ba.
Shivam scored the winning goal in the 33rd minute through a penalty.
Suva Football president Mahend Prasad was happy with the win.
“This is a good start for us as we prepare for the Battle of the Giants tournament next month,” Prasad said.
“We are happy that we have the services of our regular players who have recovered from their injuries.
“We are taking our BOG preparations seriously.”
Experienced campaigners, Shivam, Joseph Mishra and Inosi Cava played an important role for Suva.
Fulltime: Suva 1 Navua 0
Suva Goal: Nathan Shivam 33’ (PK)
Suva Cautions: Leone Damudamu 43’; Inosi Cava 50’; Joseph Mishra 86’; Abdul Mosheen 90’
Navua Cautions: Lepani S 26’; Sheik Moshin 32’; Seveci Rokotakala 76’.