New winner in Nasinu

A NEW winner was crowned at the Fiji Gold Nasinu Netball Association season opening knockout tournament yesterday at the Victoria Courts in Suva.

New team Amazon, led by national squad member Luse Kotobalavu, defeated former champions ACSOG 11-6 in the final of the winner’s pool.

ACSOG, which has dominated the competition for the past few years, made it through to the final after beating Covenant Blues 10-6 in the semi-final.

Amazon, which won $300 and a trophy for its effort, overcame Police in the other semis 9-5.

In the loser’s pool, Grasshoppers Gold defeated Swifters 8-6 to walk away with the $200 prizemoney and a trophy.

Association assistant treasurer Unaisi Tawake said 11 teams took part in the tournament.

“We have 23 teams registered for the weekly competition. The other teams will be part of the competition which kicks off this coming Friday,” Tawake said.

Meanwhile Ledua Vaka was elected the new president of the association while Sainiana Ledua was voted the new secretary.

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