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Giants Battle In Lautoka

We are expecting 25,000 fans to attend the five-day tournament: Mohammed Yusuf The Fiji Football Association is expecting more than 25,000 fans at the INKK Mobile Battle of the Giants
21 Jun 2018 10:49
Giants Battle In Lautoka
From left; Fiji FA CEO Mohammed Yusuf , vice president Jitendra Kumar, INKK Mobile operations manager Amitesh Narayan, Fiji FA vice president Yogeshwar Singh, sales manager Pravendra Shankar, national coach Christophe Gamel at Churchill Park in Lautoka on June 20, 2018. Photo: Peni Komaisavai

We are expecting 25,000 fans to attend the five-day tournament: Mohammed Yusuf

The Fiji Football Association is expecting more than 25,000 fans at the INKK Mobile Battle of the Giants (B.O.G) tournament at Churchill Park in Lautoka next month.

The association’s chief executive officer Mohammed Yusuf made the comment after the launching and drawing of the pools for the five –day tournament yesterday.

INKK Mobile operations manager Amitesh Narayan also confirmed they would continue their support for the after providing $60,000 for the upcoming tournament.

 

The pool games will be on July 20-22, while the finals would be held a week later on the same venue.

“This will be the only tournament held in the western division this year and we are expecting fans, especially those from the west, to turn up in numbers,” Yusuf said.

“We are expecting around 25,000 fans to pass through the gates during the five days of the tournament.

“We have a 3,600 sitting capacity in the stands so the tickets prices would be higher, but the embankment will be made affordable for everyone.”

Yusuf also confirmed that their B.O.G would be running in conjunction with the International Veterans Over- 40 tournament, which would be attended by six overseas teams.

Pool A: Rewa, Suva, Nadi, Dreketi

Pool B: Lautoka, Ba, Lab asa, Tavua.

 

 Edited by Osea Bola

Feedback:  peni.komaisavai@fijisun.com.fj

 

 



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