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Taveuni Wins Premier Division

Taveuni Wins Premier Division
RoadTech Tyre Company Limited Taveuni team after winning the Bank of Baroda Vanua Levu Muslim Inter-District Championship Premier Division final at Subrail Park in Labasa last Saturday. Photo: Shratika Naidu
September 15
11:08 2015

RoadTech Tyre Company Limited Taveuni is proud of defending their title in the Bank of Baroda Vanua Levu Muslim Inter-District Championship Premier Division final at the Subrail Park in Labasa last Saturday.

‘The Garden Island’ boys defeated Naitik Motors 3-2 in the penalty kick to win the title twice in a row.

Taveuni coach Sheik Munawar said he felt proud and happy and dedicate the win to the people of Taveuni.

“We spend only three weeks to prepare for this tournament and we are proud of our performance.

“Getting the players together was very challenging but I thank them for their good sporting spirit and dedication,” said Munawar.

Wailevu coach Ravinesh Chand said he was satisfied that his team reached the final.

“I had a team of young players who were mostly school students and I thank them for trying their best to play,” said Chand.

“We are still developing our players and will field a strong side next year.

Taveuni received $2000 for winning the final.

Vanua Levu Muslim IDC president Mohammed Aruf Khan said there were 10 teams in the premier division and 12 teams in the super premier division.

He said they have managed to collect $82,000 gross income.

“We are going to use this fund to make our own sports ground where we can have this tournament,” Khan said.

He said the tournament was a success as there was no major injuries, Police security was excellent, give away prizes were good and players were very disciplined.

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