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Kasavu, Friends United Qualify

SAF Communications Kasavu FC of Rewa and Nasinu’s Friends United have booked their places in the Vodafone National Club Championship final playoffs. This will kickoff on Friday and ends on
11 Nov 2018 12:20
Kasavu, Friends United Qualify
Kasavu FC team during the Vodafone National Club Championship (Southern Zone playoff) at the Fiji Football Association Academy ground in Suva on November 10, 2018. Photo: Simione Haravanua

SAF Communications Kasavu FC of Rewa and Nasinu’s Friends United have booked their places in the Vodafone National Club Championship final playoffs.

This will kickoff on Friday and ends on Monday at the Fiji Football Academy grounds in Vatuwaqa, Suva.

The clubs qualified after being undefeated during the Southern Zone playoffs.

Kasavu FC walloped Chelsea 5-0 and thrashed Navuso Barbarians 6-1 yesterday while Friends United thumped Nakasi Lions 7-0 and later hammered Combine Brothers of Suva 5-0.

SAF Communications Kasavu FC president Mohammed Sharif Khan said they played according to the expectations of their supporters.

“The boys played really well and we are happy with their performance and now that we have qualified to the nationals we are going to take one game at a time,” the Australian-based businessman said.

“It will not be an easy task for us but we will take each game at a time.”

Kasavu fielded the likes of Rewa head coach Lorima Dau as coach/player, Amani Makoe, Setareki Hughes, Taione Kerevanua, Dreketi import Anish Khem and solid Rewa defender Peniame Drova.

The other two teams will be confirmed today after the final round of competition.

In other results All Freight Logistics Bureta secured a 0-0 draw with Chelsea.

 

3 RED CARDS

Meanwhile, Fiji Football Association referees director Rakesh Varman confirmed there were three red cards shown during the two-day competition.

“Two were for violent conduct and one for second yellow card offence. Overall we have seen that the competition in the NCC has improved, the players are not interfering with the referees.

“We’re enforcing the law properly in order to improve the sport and promote a safer environment,” Varman added.

The competition continues today. with Suva’s Bureta FC and  Combine Brothers trying to qualify as well.

 

– Edited by Leone Cabenatabua

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