Mateinaqara recovers from injury

Update: 3:49PM LAUTOKA captain Benaminio Mateinaqara has recovered from an injury and is ready for the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Champions League quarter-final against Tahiti club AS Dragon next Saturday.

Mateinaqara picked up an injury while in national camp earlier this month preparing for the Philippines tour.

The Vodafone-sponsored Sugar City side has been training under the watchful eyes of coach Kamal Swamy this week.

Lautoka will travel to Tahiti next Tuesday and faces AS Dragon at the Stade Pater in Pirae.

The winner of the match will qualify for the semi-finals, which will be played on a home and away basis.