Fiji Time: 12:44 PM on Tuesday 21 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Veteran Toma returns to boost Nadi's CVC bid

Zanzeer Singh
Thursday, January 23, 2014

THE Nadi team is sweating on the speedy recovery of midfield dual Munit and Rahul Krishna ahead of the Pillay Garments Champion versus Champion decider against Ba at Churchill Park in Lautoka on Saturday.

The duo missed the early training sessions this week after being injured in the second CVC fixture at Govind Park last Sunday.

However, there is some good news for the Shop N Save-sponsored Jetsetters.

Veteran Viliame Toma has recovered from a groin strain and is a sure starter for the deciding clash.

Nadi Football Association president Navneeda Gounder said Munit and Rahul were undergoing physiotherapy.

Gounder said Saturday's game would be a do-or-die one for both teams.

"Toma is back at training and he will be playing his first match for the year," he said.

"There is a lot of hype about the third game. It will be played on a knockout basis so we will have to be sharp from the opening whistle."

Nadi has never won the CVC series while Ba will be gunning for a record 18th title.

Gounder said busses would be arranged to transport their fans to Churchill Park.

He said the timing and venue for the bus departure would be announced later.

Meanwhile, the Fiji Football Association is expecting a big crowd to witness the match after the home and away matches ended in a draw.

The tickets for the match are available at the Fiji FA national academy in Ba, the Lautoka City Council office and the Vodafone booth at the Nadi market.

The ticket prices remain the same with adults paying $5 and children under-12 $2.

Extra time will be played if the match ends in a tie after 90 minutes. If the result remains the same after the mandatory extra period then a penalty shootout will take place to determine the winner.

The match will kick-off at 4pm.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.64210.6231
JPY 56.040353.0403
GBP 0.39160.3836
EUR 0.46120.4492
NZD 0.68830.6553
AUD 0.64090.6159
USD 0.49200.4750

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 21st February, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 'Death trap'
  2. Workplace accident kills man
  3. Man, 66, on remand
  4. Tough lesson for Kamila
  5. Workers ready to go
  6. One year on
  7. Hope slowly erodes
  8. Expect 'heavy rain and wind'
  9. Market renovation
  10. Poll aid offer

Top Stories this Week

  1. Villagers burn objects used for 'witchcraft' at village cleansing Saturday (18 Feb)
  2. Man dies in custody Saturday (18 Feb)
  3. Family given son's post mortem exam results Monday (20 Feb)
  4. Life in prison Thursday (16 Feb)
  5. A lifetime try as Jasa weds sweetheart Saturday (18 Feb)
  6. $95,000 payout Monday (20 Feb)
  7. No more sleeping in car Saturday (18 Feb)
  8. Acid leak at lami Thursday (16 Feb)
  9. Vosarogo living his dream Friday (17 Feb)
  10. Day of fate Monday (20 Feb)