Fiji Time: 12:15 AM on Wednesday 22 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Former Oceania champions back with a mission

Maciu Malo
Monday, April 07, 2014

WAITAKERE United team landed in the country yesterday with a mission to accomplish.

The New Zealand-based side is keen to lay its hands on the prestigious Oceania Football Champions League title after their last win in 2008.

Co-coach Paul Temple said the team expected tough competition from island teams but this would not deter his side's mission to win the tournament.

He said the side had been drawn in a tough pool alongside Solomon Warriors, Kiwi FC and AS Pirae.

Temple said players had been urged to expect tough challenges from other teams.

"We know it's going to be really tough and the Pacific island teams will be strong especially playing under the hot sunshine," he said.

"We have a very tough pool and we are looking forward to the game against the Solomon Warriors.

"It has been long enough since our last title win in 2008 and we will try and make our fans proud this year.

"Most of our players have played in the Ocenia Champions League competition and they know what to expect," he added.

Waitakere will play its first match against Kiwi FC on Wednesday at Churchill Park.








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 0.62160.6026
JPY 55.253552.2535
GBP 0.36510.3571
EUR 0.41330.4013
NZD 0.71820.6852
AUD 0.64550.6205
USD 0.48690.4699

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 21st, November, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Celebration planned to welcome COP23 delegates
  2. Bid to win
  3. Bati rest day
  4. Heart failure deaths
  5. Police confirm dead woman's identity
  6. Traffic causes dismay
  7. Illegal taxi operations
  8. Legal drivers 'treated unfairly'
  9. More rain expected
  10. 'No consultation for major road works'

Top Stories this Week

  1. Fiji places second for Miss World 2017 talent Wednesday (15 Nov)
  2. COP23: France invite for Timoci Friday (17 Nov)
  3. Celebration planned to welcome COP23 delegates Tuesday (21 Nov)
  4. Where there's a will... Thursday (16 Nov)
  5. The Crying Rock Sunday (19 Nov)
  6. Walker brothers' radar focuses on Fiji Bati kingpin Friday (17 Nov)
  7. 'God first' Sunday (19 Nov)
  8. Tighten defence Wednesday (15 Nov)
  9. Timoci opens COP23 Thursday (16 Nov)
  10. Fiji Bati requests for continued prayers Monday (20 Nov)