Fiji Time: 9:13 PM on Monday 6 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Dreloa tipped to captain U20

Zanzeer Singh
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

SUVA midfielder Jale Dreloa is tipped to captain the Vodafone Fiji team at the Oceania Football Confederation under-20 Championship which starts in Suva on Friday.

Dreloa is the frontrunner for the leadership role having skippered the team at the same age group tournament last year.

Fiji Football Association vice-president and national team director Tarunesh Reddy said the captain and vice-captain would be announced this evening.

Reddy said the two players from New Zealand Altaaf Saheb and Mohammed Khan had settled well.

"The preparations for the tournament have been good so far," he said.

"The players have been combining well. Now their task will be to perform during game time."

The tournament serves as the qualifiers for the FIFA U20 World Cup in New Zealand next year.

Fiji finished second to New Zealand in the tournament last year. The Junior All Whites are not part of the competition this year having secured a direct spot at the U20 World Cup as hosts.





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 58.805555.8055
GBP 0.30670.2987
EUR 0.43440.4224
CNY 2.98292.8829
NZD 0.72200.6890
AUD 0.64160.6166
USD 0.47950.4625

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 6th July 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Born to run, Naholo's sacrifice pays off
  2. Golden Lift
  3. Fijian rugby players emerge from cocoon
  4. Naholo's life outside rugby
  5. Watch where you sit, warns LTA
  6. Team Fiji settles in
  7. Deadly spill a threat
  8. FIJIAN INFLUENCE
  9. 85pc of Fijians suffer from NCDs
  10. Source of income

Top Stories this Week

  1. Education shocker Tuesday (30 Jun)
  2. The discovery of illegal weapons in Fiji Tuesday (30 Jun)
  3. Ratu Jope passes away Wednesday (01 Jul)
  4. Club sold for $14k Tuesday (30 Jun)
  5. Bainimarama challenges Flying Fijians ahead of Rugby World Cup Tuesday (30 Jun)
  6. 'Complicated' English Wednesday (01 Jul)
  7. New date Wednesday (01 Jul)
  8. 'Please do not give' Thursday (02 Jul)
  9. Lal remains in exile Thursday (02 Jul)
  10. 7s exodus Friday (03 Jul)