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Lautoka Blues Eye Upset Win

Lautoka Blues Eye Upset Win
Nadi’s Ilimotama Jese and Iliesa Lino during training at the Nadi Muslim College ground. Photo: Salote Qalubau
May 07
07:38 2015

The Lambert Sarju coached-Shop N Save sponsored Reebok Lautoka side is confident that they can upset defending champions Nadi in their 2015 Vodafone Fijian FACT clash tonight.

The Blues who have not won the Fiji FACT since 2002 are expecting to face an uphill battle against Nadi.

“Previously in my interviews I have said that anything could happen in any given match,” said Sarju.

“We did lose to Ba (2-3) as the boys lost concentration in the match especially our defence and that was how we conceded two goals in the second half.”

He said playing Nadi would be their crucial match of the tournament.

“I must say both games are crucial for us to win and we have to win well to get into the semifinals.”

Some tactical changes are expected to take place with midfielder Alvin Avinesh moving to the right back position.

“We have done our work especially on our defence and in the midfield which is crucial and the boys are for it,” Sarju said.

The side will be banking on their formidable players such as Kavaia Rawaqa, Arvindra Naidu, Edward Justin, Josevata Dugucagi Zibraaz Sahib and former national U20 goalkeeper Senirusi Bokini.



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