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Top Four Clash

All Freight Logistics Suva, Shop N Save Nadi, Finance Pacific Nadroga and Lautoka are all geared up for the Courts Inter-District Championship semifinal at the ANZ Stadium, Suva today. Suva
11 Oct 2014 10:33
Top Four Clash

All Freight Logistics Suva, Shop N Save Nadi, Finance Pacific Nadroga and Lautoka are all geared up for the Courts Inter-District Championship semifinal at the ANZ Stadium, Suva today.

Suva plays Lautoka in the battle of the cities in the first semifinal at 4pm while Nadroga takes on Nadi in the second semifinal at 6pm.

And a fierce rivalry has erupted among the teams on the semifinal day.

The capital city side are the favourites going into the semifinals after topping Pool A. Suva coach Gurjit Singh says the team is ready.

“The semifinal will be tough and we are looking forward to the clash,”Singh said.

The Fiji Sun/Skipper Tuna National Football League winner will be keen to add another title in its cabinet.

Suva’s opponent Lautoka are mapping out a strategy.

Lautoka coach Lambert Sarju said they are working on a game plan to beat Suva.

“We need to improve on our weaknesses before the semifinal.

Pool B winners Nadroga are taking a serious approach when they meet Nadi in the second semifinal.

Nadroga surprise team in the IDC made their intentions clear of winning.

Nadroga coach Joseph Nand said his players have what it takes to win.

“We are looking forward for the semifinal and we will rely on our players’ self-belief to win.

Nadi which became the last side to qualify for the semifinal after defeating Labasa 2-0 last night says they are taking one game at a time.

Nadi Coach Kamal Swamy said they are taking a cautious approach.

“We need to improve on our weaknesses and it will be a tough semifinal.

Nadi goes into the seminal with more confidence with experienced mentors having the services of former Ba coach Yogendra Dutt as their technical advisor for the IDC.

Dutt is working with Swamy in coaching the team and the side will be out to win the IDC  after finishing runners up to Ba last year.

The final will be played tomorrow.

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