Fiji Time: 1:56 PM on Saturday 30 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Victory for Revivers in women's 7-a-side tournament

Arin Kumar
Sunday, February 09, 2014

REVIVERS won the women's 7-a-side soccer tournament in Nausori yesterday.

They beat Classic from Suva 2-1 in the final at the Saraswati Primary School grounds in Manoca.

A total of four teams took part in the tournament organised by Rewa soccer coach Marika Rodu.

He said all teams were impressive in their respective games and proved that the interest was there.

"The interest is there and we need to build on this by organising more competitions for the women's," he said.

"With more competition, their confidence will grow and the sport will grow and we have more interest."

He said the teams that competed in the tournaments displayed good skills, speed and strength.

"The games were quite tough for the women, especially playing in the heat but they played really well.

"Above all, they all enjoyed the day and I have seen that there is a lot of potential in women's soccer in Rewa."

Today, Rodu will host a mens 7-a-side tournament in which 20 teams will compete.

"The men's competition is a fundraiser for the women's soccer in Rewa.

"We expect good competition from the men's but at the end of the day, its all about the development of the sport."








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 0.64150.6225
JPY 51.982948.9829
GBP 0.36900.3610
EUR 0.44000.4280
NZD 0.69550.6625
AUD 0.65310.6281
USD 0.48960.4726

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 29th July 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Father sent to jail
  2. 36pc for him
  3. Tiko warns 'lazy' tutors
  4. We are slaves, PM told
  5. Warning against hate posts
  6. NFP issues challenge
  7. PM draws TV trial period
  8. Day off for players
  9. Deans rugby: Suva Grammar secures semi-final spot
  10. State defends cane payment

Top Stories this Week

  1. Tourist fined $400 for apples Tuesday (26 Jul)
  2. Fitter and faster Tuesday (26 Jul)
  3. Student jumps from school building Tuesday (26 Jul)
  4. Black money Monday (25 Jul)
  5. Mum rises above limits Wednesday (27 Jul)
  6. Allegiance switch Sunday (24 Jul)
  7. Alleged rape victim out of hospital Monday (25 Jul)
  8. Reaction from 7s players Monday (25 Jul)
  9. Alarm over 'illegal' property purchases Tuesday (26 Jul)
  10. Chilling out in Chile Thursday (28 Jul)