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Battle of the Giants set to roll

Rashneel Kumar
Saturday, August 30, 2014

THE stage is set for the final rounds of the Inkk Mobile Battle of the Giants (BOG) tournament which will be held this weekend at the ANZ Stadium in Suva.

Fiji Football Association competitions manager Amitesh Pal said they had completed all preparations for the semi-finals which will be held today.

Host Suva will take on Rewa in the first semi-final at 3pm followed by Ba versus Lautoka semis at 5pm.

"We have inspected the ground and it's in top condition.

All the logistics have been done and we are now looking forward to some exciting football this weekend," Pal said.

Pal said ticket sales were going fast and would be available at the main gate from early today.

The ticket prices are: Grandstand: $15 (adults): $6 (children); Concrete Embankment: $10 (adults), $4 (children); Grass Embankment: $8 (adults), $3 (children).

"We anticipate a big crowd. Ticket sales is going well and it will be available at the ticket booth at the stadium from the morning," Pal said.

"We want everyone to come and enjoy good football."

Pal also said security would be beefed up this weekend to ensure safety for the fans.

The winner of the BOG title will walk away with $11,000 while the runner-up will receive $4000.

The third place finisher will earn $1500.

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