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Nabenia Back For Ba

Nabenia Back For Ba
Ba’s Meli Codro on attack against Tavua during the Inkk Mobile Battle of the Giants on July 21, 2018 Photo: Waisea Nasokia
July 25
10:00 2018


The 4R Electrical ‘Men In Black’ team is on track to win their 17th INKK Mobile Battle of the Giants tournament this weekend.

The Ba side will face Jack’s Nadi in the semifinal at Churchill Park in Lautoka on Saturday.

Manager Arvind Pillay said despite losing the services of Mavaleko Nakama who was red carded during their match against Lautoka, he will be replaced by Samuela Nabenia who was s suspended by the Fiji Football Association after failing to turn up for the national camp last month.

“We have a very young side and with the help from veteran players Malakai Tiwa and Avinesh Suwamy to help guide the team to victory,” Singh said.

“Nadi is a strong team and they will bring the services of strikers Napolioni Qasevakatini and Rusiate Matererega and it will be a tough game.

“The team is playing well and we are urging the fans to come out in numbers to support the team.”

The first semifinal will be played between Professional Valuation Suva and Lincoln Refrigeration Labasa side at 2pm while at 4pm Jack’s Nadi side will take on 4R Electric Ba side.

The Ba Football Association was formed in 1935 has won the B.O. G 16 times in 1979, 1981, 1984, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2013.

Nadi has won the title five times in 1978, 1980, 1983, 1986 and they last won in 1996.

-Edited By Osea Bola


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