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Nadi Bank On Senior Reps

Nadi Bank On Senior Reps
Jack’s Nadi Mosese Balenaga in control during training at the Prince Charles Park in Nadi on July 25,2018. Photo: Waisea Nasokia
July 26
11:23 2018


The Jack’s Nadi football side will be banking on their experienced players to lead by example when they take on 16-time champion Ba in the 2018 INKK Mobile Battle of the Giants semifinal at Churchill Park,Lautoka this Saturday.

Despite losing to Suva 2-1 in its last pool match last Sunday, the Green Machine has been one of the form teams in the group stages.

Nadi Football boss Javed Ahmed said the experienced players would lead in the battle of western giants.

“Our aim is to win for the first time on Lautoka soil in 81 years,”Ahmed said.

“To tackle that we obviously banking on our strikers Rusiate Matarerega and Napolioni Qasevakatini to score goals.

“We also have experienced players like our goalkeeper Vereti Dickson, captain Ilimotama Jese and William Valentine in the midfield.

“We have a lot of experience across the park and we need to be on top of our game if we are to beat Ba and reach the final.”

Other players that need to step up are nippy Afraaz Ali, Ame Votoniu, Rahul Krishna and Rupeni Rabic.

Nadi face Ba at 4pm while Labasa play Suva at 2pm.

The 43 rd BOG final is scheduled for 3pm at the same venue on Sunday.


Edited by Osea Bola


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