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Ba To Prepare For Champions League

Ba To Prepare For Champions League
December 05
11:00 2017

Men-In-Black confident of winning OFC League and qualifying for FIFA Club World Cup

The Ba football team will start their Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Champions League preparation next week.

The side in a bid to win the Champions League are looking at including overseas players to strengthen certain key positions in the team.

Ba Football manager Arvind Singh said it’s back to business from next week..

“We’ve been competing in the Champions League for the past many years and next year we want to win it,” Singh said.

“We are also looking at some overseas players as well. Our board will meet next week and that is where we will decide on whether to include them or not.

“We need players in defence, midfield and striker’s position as well. The Champions League competition is always tough and we need to prepare well.”

Singh said the players had a long break following the Courts Interdistrict Championship.

“Our aim is to win the Champions League and at one time we were close to winning it and represent the country at the FIFA Club World Cup.”

The Champions League start in February, 2018 and the Oceania’s winner will directly qualify for the club world cup later next year.

Meanwhile, the Lautoka football side are going to play Team Wellington as build-up for the Champions League.

The first clash is on Friday at 7pm with the return match on Sunday at 3pm.

This was confirmed by Lautoka Football Association president Abdul Kadar.

The Kamal Swamy-coached side have roped in Labasa striker Christopher Wasasala.

He along with Blues captain Ilaitia Tuilau, stylish midfielder Zibraz Sahib, Dave Radrigai and Kolinio Sivoki are currently with the Team Fiji men’s football side at the Pacific Mini Games in Port Vila. Vanuatu.

Wasasala scored five goals in their pool opener against Tuvalu where they won 8-0.
Edited: Leone Cabenatabua




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