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Vodafone Fiji FACT Pools Released

  The Vodafone Fiji FACT pools were drawn at the new Vodafone shop at Fiji National Provident Fund Plaza in Suva yesterday. Fiji FACT will be held on May 12-14
13 Apr 2017 11:00
Vodafone Fiji FACT Pools Released
From left:Vodafone Chief Marketing officer Rajnesh Prasad,Fiji Football Association Vice-President and National League Board chairman Yogeshwar Singh and Fiji Football Association Chief Executive officer Mohammed Yusuf at the Vodafone outlet,FNPF plaza on April 12, 2017.Photo:Vilimoni Vaganalau.

 

The Vodafone Fiji FACT pools were drawn at the new Vodafone shop at Fiji National Provident Fund Plaza in Suva yesterday.

Fiji FACT will be held on May 12-14 at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori with the finals to be played a week later and venue yet to be confirmed.

Defending champions, Jack’s Nadi, have been drawn with Labasa, 4R Ba and Dreketi in Pool A while hosts Rewa are pooled with Suva, Lautoka and Rakiraki in Pool B.

A new format was used to draw the pool yesterday and Fiji Football Chief Executive Mohammed Yusuf stated the pools were drawn according to FIFA regulations.

The defending champion Nadi and hosts Rewa were drawn in each pool followed by two semi-finalists, top two teams in the Vodafone Premier League and then the two bottom teams on the league table.

Yusuf also stated they were working on making merchandises for overseas fans.

“ There are a lot of fans in New Zealand, Australia and America who always come in numbers and see these games and we look forward to work with our sponsors Vodafone in creating new brand so we can do merchandising for this people.

“Fiji FA is delighted to work with Fiji FA for the development of soccer in the country,” he added.

 

Handover

Vodafone Fiji Sales and Marketing General Manager Rajnesh Prasad said they were glad to be part of the tournament as he handed over the $75,000 cheque to Fiji FA Chief Executive Yusuf yesterday.

“We are once again proud to partner with Fiji FA to bring this tournament to the people of Fiji, we have heard the teams are preparing hard, I want to congratulate Fiji FA for putting things together for this game, come next month people will come and enjoy the tournament.

“I want to wish all teams the very best for the tournament,” Prasad said.

The winner of the tournament will receive $15,000 while the runners up will walk away with $4000 and the two losing semi-finalists will receive $1000.

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