New champion to be crowned for U19 soccer championship

Rusiate Votuwaqawaqa (left) of Tilak High School battles against Xavier's Waisale Sautu during the quater-final of the Vodafone Fiji SecondarSchools Soccer Championship at Nadi's Prince Charles Park yesterday. Picture: MACIU MALO

A NEW champion will be crowned in this year’s Vodafone Fiji Secondary Schools Soccer under 19 Championships after defending champion Baulevu High School failed to qualify for the quarter-finals at Nadi’s Prince Charles Park today.

The side only secured one win our of three pool games with Tilak High School and Kamil College advancing from the group.

Other teams that featured in the quarters are Xavier College, Bulileka College, Bhawani Dayal, Nadi Muslim, DAV Suva and Ahmadiya.

The four teams that have qualified to the semi-finals are Bhawani Dayal, Xavier College, Ahmadiya and Nadi College.

Meanwhile, in the under 15 grade, Xavier will face Labasa College in the final, Tavua College to face Labasa Muslim in the under 17 final, and Xavier to meet Vunimono in the girls final.

The semi-finals and finals will be played tomorrow.

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