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Young Reps For Nadi

Young Reps For Nadi
The Nadi football team on May 21, 2018. Photo: Waisea Nasokia
May 22
15:25 2018


The Babs Khan-coached SS Builders/Jack’s Nadi football team will unveil new talents in the 2018 Vodafone Fiji FACT at the Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori this Friday.

A player to watch out for is Surjason Sami, the brother of Ba rep Kishan Sami.

Other new finds are Fijian Under-20 rep Peni Tuigulagula, Tito Vodowaqa, and Nadi Muslim College student Sekove Naivakananumi.

Khan said; “We are taking few young boys and should be an exciting tournament for us. We have Surjason,  Sekove and Tito who are in the Fiji U20 team. They are all very talented and will see how they fit in.”

Other key players are Rusiate Matererega, William Valentine, Marika Rawasoi, Ilimotama Jese, Josevata Dugucagi, Napolioni Qasevakatini, Ame Votoniu and Vereti Dickson.

Nadi is in Group B alongside neighbours Lautoka, Suva and Tavua.

The Nadi football team on May 21, 2018. Photo: Waisea Nasokia

The Nadi football team on May 21, 2018. Photo: Waisea Nasokia

Nadi played in seven finals since the inaugural tournament in 1991.

The ‘Green Machine’ recorded four wins in 1996, 2013, 2014 and 2016.

“We are going to try our best to win our fifth title,”Khan said.

Qasevakatini, who led the team to win in 2016, will be in charge of the jetsetters.

Nadi squad: Samuela Tamanisau, Richard Naidu, Mosese Balenagaga, Afraz Ali, Rusiate Matarerega, Jone Ralulu, William Thomas Valentine, Christopher Junior Kumar, Marika Rawasoi, Tito Vodowaqa, Ilimotama Jese, Ame Votoniu, Josevata Dugucagi, Surjason Sami, Napolioni Qasevakatini, Rupeni Rabici, Patrick Neil Joseph, Krishna Sami, Vijay Pillay, Peni Tuigulagula, Sekove Naivakananumi and Vereti Dickson.



Edited by Osea Bola




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