Four overseas teams for veterans soccer tournament

FOUR overseas teams will participate in the 2014 RC Manubhai/APCO Coatings Fiji International Veterans tournament which starts today at Prince Charles Park in Nadi.

Three New Zealand and one United States-based team make up the 12 teams that will be taking part in the four-day tournament.

The 12 teams are divided into three pools with the top eight — top two from each pool alongside the two best finishes — advancing into the quarter-finals which will be played on Saturday.

The New Zealand Fiji FA Inc. in conjunction with Fiji Football Association is hosting the veterans tournament which was first held last year.

The William Lasaqa-led Suva Masters is the defending champions.

Pools

Pool A – NZ Levuka Masters, Ba Legends, Nadroga Veterans, Suva Veterans

Pool B – NZ Nadro Masters, Suva Masters, Nadi Veterans, Rakiraki (TBC)

Pool C – NZ Lautoka Masters, USA Masters, Lautoka Masters, Ba Veterans

* Check Notebook for fixtures