Fiji Time: 1:53 PM on Wednesday 1 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Suva looks for goalkeeper to replace Tamanisau

Rashneel Kumar
Friday, January 24, 2014

THE Suva football side is racing against time to secure an experienced goalkeeper ahead of this weekend's clash against Navua.

The Fiji Sun/Skipper Tuna National Football League point leaders will host Navua on Sunday at the ANZ Stadium at 3pm.

Suva coach Gurjit Singh said they were hoping to secure the services of Emori Ragata for this weekend's game.

Ulaiasi Tamanisau featured for the Whites in the 2-1 win over Labasa last Sunday.

"Ulaiasi was carrying injury when he played last weekend and doctors have advised him to take three weeks rest," Singh said.

"We are waiting for Emori and hoping that he will be in by tomorrow (today). He suffered a cut on his leg and we have to see how bad it is before deciding whether he can play or not."

Singh said they do not have any other experienced goalkeeper in the team to rely on.

But the good news for Suva fans is that tough defender Leone Damudamu has joined the team.

Singh said Damudamu joined the training earlier this week.

"The turnout at the trainings this week has been great. I guess the players are motivated after the win against Labasa."

Meanwhile Navua coach Mohammed Shafeel said the side had been working on its finishing.

Navua lost to Rewa 1-2 in the opening round at Ratu Cakobau Park last weekend.





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
JPY 59.783956.7839
GBP 0.30760.2996
EUR 0.43440.4224
CNY 3.02102.9210
NZD 0.72100.6880
AUD 0.63120.6062
USD 0.48600.4690

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 1st July 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. New date
  2. Ratu Jope passes away
  3. 'Complicated' English
  4. Probe into claims of child rape
  5. Biman: Delaying does not address issue
  6. Leaders welcome decision
  7. Gel sparks raid
  8. Uproar over defensive driving course pass rate
  9. 'Wait and look'
  10. Farms target 90pc youth

Top Stories this Week

  1. Ryder in jail Monday (29 Jun)
  2. Nude pictures warning Monday (29 Jun)
  3. Jail terms for trio Thursday (25 Jun)
  4. Toxic cassava Monday (29 Jun)
  5. Education shocker Tuesday (30 Jun)
  6. The discovery of illegal weapons in Fiji Tuesday (30 Jun)
  7. Botia sets his target to book a RWC spot Thursday (25 Jun)
  8. Nadro boy on US naval ship Friday (26 Jun)
  9. Bainimarama challenges Flying Fijians ahead of Rugby World Cup Tuesday (30 Jun)
  10. Club sold for $14k Tuesday (30 Jun)