Fiji Time: 7:07 PM on Monday 29 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Stallions eye FACT exposure

Rashneel Kumar
Friday, June 20, 2014

NADROGA is looking for exposure in the Vodafone Fiji FACT which starts today at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori.

The Stallions are grouped with Ba, Labasa and Rewa in a tough Group A but Nadroga Football president Vijay Singh said they were not wary of the giants.

He said development of the players in the team was their major priority.

"We have been out of football for about two months and that's a long time. For us, Fiji FACT is a build-up for the second round of the national league," Singh said.

"Our main target is to remain in the Super 8 and we are working on it as part of the three year development program.

"Most of the players in the squad haven't gone through the basic skills training and it takes a lot of time and commitment to ensure these players go through that."

Nadroga, which will have the service of veteran Leone Vurukania, will face Ba in its opening pool match at 3pm today.

Singh said they were ready for the Men in Black.

"I wouldn't say it's a tough pool. We were also in the similar kind of pool last year but we managed to qualify for the semis," he said.

"We will do our best and we ask the Nadroga fans to rally behind the team. Rome wasn't built in a day. We are trying to get the team back in shape after eight years of (winless) drought and we just hope for the best."

Today Fixtures - 1pm Nadi-Navua, 3pm Ba-Nadroga, 5pm official opening, 5.30pm Suva-Lautoka, 7.30pm Rewa-Labasa. Tomorrow - 10am U17 Boys, 11.15am U17 Boys, 1pm Navua- Suva, 3pm Nadroga-Labasa, 5pm Lautoka-Nadi, 7pm Ba-Rewa. Sunday - 9am U17 boys, 10.15am U17 Boys, 11.30am Navua-Lautoka, 1.30pm Rewa-Nadroga, 3.30pm Nadi-Suva, 5.30pm Ba-Labasa








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 0.63920.6202
JPY 50.895347.8953
GBP 0.37390.3659
EUR 0.43980.4278
NZD 0.68750.6545
AUD 0.65400.6290
USD 0.49370.4767

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 29th August 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Division in TISI Sangam
  2. Ratu Peni Raiyani Latianara
  3. Need for freedom and not freebies, says Rabuka
  4. AGM dispute
  5. Ryan gifted land in Serua
  6. Labasa thumps Ba
  7. Heart attack caused death: Police
  8. Road death toll up
  9. Growers leave farming, claims Kumar
  10. One-year-old child dead in Tavua incident

Top Stories this Week

  1. Mata signs new deal Sunday (28 Aug)
  2. Wong helps Rawaca get a gold medal Friday (26 Aug)
  3. 1 charged, 2 under probe for break-in Thursday (25 Aug)
  4. Taliga eyes Tokyo Tuesday (23 Aug)
  5. Veremalua gets help from Ryan on overseas contract Saturday (27 Aug)
  6. 7s top job Tuesday (23 Aug)
  7. 'Ryan a loss' Tuesday (23 Aug)
  8. Violence stops TISI Sangam annual meeting Sunday (28 Aug)
  9. Ryan may return Friday (26 Aug)
  10. Kolinisau surprises fans with Macuata dialect Friday (26 Aug)