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4R fires warning

Jone Kalouniviti
Monday, December 09, 2013

THE star-studded 4R Electrical Club sent out a major warning yesterday on their intentions for the National Club Championship finals in Nadi next week when they trounced GM United 5-0 at Govind Park yesterday.

Laced with the best of Ba reps in Malakai Kenahawe, Osea Vakatalesau, Varun Kumar and Malakai Tiwa, the side looked to be in cruise mode yesterday and only pushed the game when they needed to.

It was not a good day for the General Machinery team as they were also trounced in their second game by top Nadi club DCA 2-1.

DCA, led by Nadi and national reps Uraia Loki and goalkeeper Benaminio Matanaqara, also look good to qualify for the decider in Nadi next week.

The unlucky Press Club fell twice also despite showing moments of brilliance in both their games.

The young men in black team, wearing the traditional colours of the Ba team, were taught a football lesson from FC Education 4-0 in their first game.

In their second encounter they held on with all their might against the fancied Blues FC but fitness was not on their side as the Blues made a clinical 3-0 finish.

The Blues struck first in only the 8th minute through striker Lekima Gonerau.

Mid-fielder Mohammed Shalmeen extended their lead just 10 minutes into the second half for a 2-0 score.

Having lost all their resolve to contest the game, Press Club let Blues replacement striker Josua Tawake easily through their defence to score again for the Blues 3-0 victory.

Press could have easily leveled the game if not for the skill and tenacity of Blues goalkeeper Kapil Naidu who deflected four attempts from the Press strikers during the game.

Naidu kept the handful of spectators cheering with his anticipation and prediction of which direction the ball would go.

He maybe one player to watch later on.