Fiji Time: 8:02 PM on Sunday 23 April

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Zahid back for Ba

Zanzeer Singh
Friday, August 22, 2014

DEFENDING champions Ba go into the 2014 Inkk Mobile Battle of the Giants with an impressive record in the tournament which started back in 1978.

The Men in Black have won the title 16 times and have been the runner-up on six occasions.

The next best is Nadi with five wins and four runner-up positions.

Ba has kept a low profile heading into the opening pool stages today and will face arch rival Nadi in the feature match at 7.30pm.

Nippy striker Abbu Zahid Shaheed is back training with the team after a short stint in New Zealand.

Prolific striker Osea Vakatalesau is the notable exclusion from the squad. Vakatalesau has been nursing a knee injury he sustained during the Oceania Champions League in May.

He scored one of the goals in Ba's 3-1 victory against Lautoka in the final last year.

Epeli Codro, Meli Codro, Avinesh Waran Suwamy, Ronil Kumar, Jone Vesikula, Mavileko Nakama, Kiniviliame Naika and Aisea Codro are the experienced players in the squad.

Group A: Suva, Nadroga, Lautoka, Navua.

Group B: Labasa, Rewa, Ba, Nadi.

Today's Fixtures: 10.30am U16 Boy's, 11.45 U16 Boy's, 1pm Labasa-Rewa, 3pm Suva-Nadroga, 5pm Official opening, 5.30pm Navua-Lautoka, 7.30pm Ba-Nadi.

Ticket Prices: VIP (reserved vehicle parking) $65; Pavillion A (centre seats) $12 (adults), $5 (children); Pavillion A (side seats) $10 (adults), $4 (children); Pavilion B $8 (adults), $3 (children).








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 0.65410.6351
JPY 53.691150.6911
GBP 0.37740.3694
EUR 0.45250.4405
NZD 0.69880.6658
AUD 0.64790.6229
USD 0.48740.4704

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 21st, April, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Epic run
  2. Vehicles collide, man in hospital
  3. Qiliho: Avoid temptations
  4. Another version of history A tribute to the contribution of Fiji Nepalis
  5. Nurses encouraged to lift services
  6. Marshall Islands, Fiji sign deal
  7. Cook book promotes local produce
  8. 'Change' approach
  9. Fiji well placed in capacity building
  10. Farmers urged to take rice production to new heights

Top Stories this Week

  1. Death sparks anger Wednesday (19 Apr)
  2. Students question Attorney-General on salaries of ministers Tuesday (18 Apr)
  3. Cokes17: Maia breaks record Thursday (20 Apr)
  4. Ministry looks into couple's concerns Monday (17 Apr)
  5. Money and gold Tuesday (18 Apr)
  6. Pio opens up Monday (17 Apr)
  7. Sawani cheerleaders Thursday (20 Apr)
  8. Search party finds wreck Tuesday (18 Apr)
  9. 30-year record stands Thursday (20 Apr)
  10. Cokes17: RKS, ACS maintain lead Friday (21 Apr)