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2017 Fiji Premier League

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2017 Fiji Premier League
Season2017
ChampionsLautoka F.C. (4th title)
RelegatedRakiraki F.C.
Matches played56
Goals scored165 (2.95 per match)
Top goalscorerSaula Waqa
(10 goals)
2016
2018

The 2017 Fiji Premier League[1] was the 41st season of the Fiji Premier League (Vodafone Premier League[2][3][4][5] for sponsorship reasons) organized by the Fiji Football Association[6] since its establishment in 1977.

Team changes

Teams

Stadiums and locations

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Ba Ba Govind Park 13,500
Dreketi Labasa Subrail Park 10,000
Labasa Labasa Subrail Park 10,000
Lautoka Lautoka Churchill Park 18,000
Rewa Nausori Vodafone Ratu Cakobau Park 8,000
Nadi Nadi Prince Charles Park 18,000
Rakiraki Ra Garvey Park 4,500
Suva Suva ANZ Stadium 30,000

Standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Lautoka (Q) 14 13 1 0 35 6 +29 40 Qualification to 2018 OFC Champions League
2 Ba (Q) 14 9 1 4 32 12 +20 28
3 Labasa 14 7 3 4 23 13 +10 24
4 Suva 14 8 0 6 25 15 +10 24
5 Rewa 14 6 3 5 20 20 0 21
6 Nadi 14 5 2 7 16 19 −3 17
7 Dreketi 14 2 1 11 8 35 −27 7
8 Rakiraki (R) 14 0 1 13 6 45 −39 1 Relegation to Fiji Senior League
Updated to match(es) played on August 26, 2017. Source: footballsource.co.uk rsssf.com fijivillage.com
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head goal scored; 7) Head-to-head away goal scored.
(Q) Qualified to the phase indicated; (R) Relegated

Results

Home \ Away BA DRE LAB LAU NDI RWA RAK SUV
Ba 3–0 3–0 0–1 2–1 4–0 3–1 1–0
Dreketi 1–4 0–2 0–6 0–1 1–1 3–2 0–2
Labasa 3–0 2–0 0–2 2–2 4–0 2–0 3–0
Lautoka 1–0 3–0 2–1 4–2 1–0 4–0 2–1
Nadi 1–0 1–0 1–1 0–2 2–3 1–0 0–1
Rewa 1–1 4–0 0–0 0–4 2–0 2–0 1–2
Rakiraki 0–8 0–1 0–3 1–1 0–4 0–3 1–5
Suva 1–2 4–1 1–0 0–1 2–0 2–1 5–0
Updated to match(es) played on 26 August 2017. Source: [1]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorers

As of match 26 August 2017[7]
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Fiji Saula Waqa Ba 10
2 Fiji Siotame Kubu Lautoka 9
Fiji Ravinesh Karan Singh Suva
4 Fiji Zibraaz Sahib Lautoka 8
5 Fiji Samuela Nabenia Ba 7
6 Fiji Sairusi Nalabu Suva 5
Fiji Dave Radrigai Lautoka
Fiji Christopher Wasasala Labasa

References

  1. ^ "2017 Fiji National Football League / Vodafone Premier League". Football Source. June 25, 2017.
  2. ^ JUSTINE MANNAN (June 20, 2017). "Patel Unveils Football Events". Fiji Sun.
  3. ^ Grace Narayan (June 24, 2017). "Midfielder Scores Suva's Winner". Fiji Sun.
  4. ^ ANASILINI RATUVA (June 22, 2017). "Blues Focus On Dreketi". Fiji Sun.
  5. ^ JUSTINE MANNAN (June 20, 2017). "Delta Tigers To Face Labasa Again". Fiji Sun.
  6. ^ Naveel Krishant (June 22, 2017). "VPL season to end by August - Patel". Fiji Village.
  7. ^ "Ba Striker Saula Waqa Scoops Golden Boot Award". Fiji Sun. 31 August 2017. Retrieved 9 September 2017.


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