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Sela Seals Win For Manoca All Blacks

Josaia Sela, 13, scored the winning goal as Manoca All Blacks edged Combined Verata 2-1 in the Rewa Local League Premier Division competition final at the Saraswati Primary School,Manoca, Nausori
12 Dec 2016 11:21
Sela Seals Win For Manoca All Blacks
Action from the Manoca ALl Blacks and Combine Brothers inn the finals of the premier league finals. Manoca All Blacks won 1-0. Photo:Jone Luvenitoga

Josaia Sela, 13, scored the winning goal as Manoca All Blacks edged Combined Verata 2-1 in the Rewa Local League Premier Division competition final at the Saraswati Primary School,Manoca, Nausori yesterday.

The win earned the side promotion to the top grade in the Super Premier division next year.

Sela is the younger brother of Vodafone Fijian national and Under-20 striker Iosefo Verevou.

An elated Manoca All Blacks FC president Avinesh Kapoor praised Sela and the players.

“Sela is the star for the future and we are proud of him.

“He (Sela) is a talented player and knows how to score,”Kapoor said.

“Sela is a player to watch for the future and has the potential to play for the national team.”

Kapoor said Sela and his young players played their hearts out in the final.

“We have qualified to play in the top division after a lapse of two years which is a big achievement for us.

“Most of the players in the team are in primary and secondary schools,” Kapoor said.

“Our club’s main aim is to nurture young players for the future.”

Avinesh Chand scored the first goal after being beautifully set up inside the box.

Meanwhile, Raymonds need to win their remaining two games to win the Super Premier Division title.

Nausori United ,who are the defending champions, only hopes that Raymonds lose both games so they could retain their title.


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