Football

Churchill Park To Host 2019 INKK Mobile Battle Of The Giants Finals

Fiji Football Association president Rajesh Patel said they have secured Churchill Park in Lautoka as the venue for the finals.
06 Aug 2019 18:10
Churchill Park To Host 2019 INKK Mobile Battle Of The Giants Finals
Suva central defender Waisake Navunigasau controls the ball against Ba during the INKK Mobile Battle of the Giants clash at Churchill Park, Lautoka on August 4, 2019. Suva held Ba to a 0-0 draw to qualify for the semi-final against Lautoka on Saturday night. Photo: Waisea Nasokia

The venue for the semi-finals and finals of the 2019 INKK Mobile Battle of the Giants tournament has been confirmed.

Fiji Football Association president Rajesh Patel said they have secured Churchill Park in Lautoka as the venue for the finals.

“After consulting with various councils and sports facilities, Fiji FA has decided to take the semi-finals and final matches to Lautoka,” he said.

“We are very pleased that Lautoka City Council has come with an alternative to make the grounds available to us.”

On Saturday, the first semi-final between Labasa and minnows Nasinu gets underway at 6.30pm while at 8.30pm hosts Lautoka face Suva.

“On Sunday at 2pm, the third and fourth play-off will be held while the final is at 4pm,” Patel said.

TICKETS ON SALE TODAY

He confirmed that the ticket price would be $10 flat for adults and child under-12 would be $4.

“The tickets will go on sale from Tuesday at Lautoka City Council and Fiji FA headquarters and I urge fans to buy their tickets in advance.”

Patel said fans should expect a thrilling semi-finals and finals this year.

“Looking at the four teams no one can predict who will win this year’s tournament because they all are evenly matched.”

ATTRACTIVE PRIZE MONEY

An added feature to the tournament is the increased prize money by the sponsors.

‘The winner gets away with $17, 000 while the runner-up gets $5000. The third place winner gets $2500 while the fourth finished team will receive $1000.

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