Fiji Time: 8:49 PM on Saturday 22 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Waiyavi wins on debut

Zanzeer Singh
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

WAIYAVI won the Andhra Sangam Soccer Championship at Govind Park in Ba on Sunday by defeating Nadi 1-0 in the final.

The side remained unbeaten in the tournament.

Waiyavi beat Sanasana 3-0 in the quarter-final and Suva 5-2 in a penalty shootout in the semi-final.

This is the first time for the Anand Rao team to participate in the tournament.

The team was founded by Dineshwar Gounder with the support of the Waiyavi temple organisation.

Gounder thanked the players and hardworking executives for the win.

"The victory is sweet on debut," he said.

"The players went into the tournament with a lot of confidence."

Gounder received the youngest Administrator Award while Waiyavi won the Best Team and float award.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65020.6312
JPY 51.786748.7867
GBP 0.39950.3915
EUR 0.44950.4375
NZD 0.68980.6568
AUD 0.64760.6226
USD 0.49350.4765



Exchange Rate updated on 21st October, 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Under attack
  2. Airline reforms
  3. Rain floods tents
  4. Family loses battle to keep home
  5. Navua to be declared town by December
  6. 'Excellent' response
  7. Kava trade and retail
  8. FEA to pay out $1.325m bonus for 747 staff
  9. Wallabies bench Cooper, Naivalu named as Kerevi retains position
  10. PM looks ahead to Key meeting

Top Stories this Week

  1. Former flight attendant invests in farming business Wednesday (19 Oct)
  2. Calls for USP vice chancellor to step down Tuesday (18 Oct)
  3. A daughter's sacrifice Thursday (20 Oct)
  4. 'I heard Soko screaming in pain' Friday (21 Oct)
  5. Dad's cry for justice Tuesday (18 Oct)
  6. Rugby offer Monday (17 Oct)
  7. 'I never knew Soko' Thursday (20 Oct)
  8. Hero's welcome Wednesday (19 Oct)
  9. 18 workers on the run Tuesday (18 Oct)
  10. My heart cries out Monday (17 Oct)