September 23, 2016
  Follow @ Twitter

Suva to miss regular players

Suva will face leaders Lautoka in the Vodafone Premier League at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori tonight without some key players.

Skipper Nickel Chand who was sent off in the Battle Of Giants semifinal against Labasa will sit out of the match as he has to serve a two match suspension. He also missed the side’s match against Nadroga a fortnight ago.

Top goalkeeper Benaminio Mateinaqara and striker Samuela Drudru have moved to Lautoka in this window while defenders Jale Dreloa and Tomasi Tuicakau who have applied to join Labasa and Nadroga respectively will also not feature tonight.

Coach Gurjit Singh told FijiLive that they will give their best against the top two ranked teams in the competition despite missing the key starting players.

“Both games will be tough but are important if we are to remain in contention for the top spot. We have to register positive results and since the key players will not play, other players who have been in the squad and have been training for some time will get their chance to prove their worth and impress me before the IDC,” he said.

The Suva vs Lautoka match kicks off at 7.30pm.

By Reginald Chandar

Shots


Post a Comment
Bookmark and Share

 


Posted Comments
No comments, but you can post the first comment!

 


 






SPORTS
Fijiana finishes third in Oceania 7s
The Fiji Airways Fijiana side finished third in the 2018 Oceania 7s after beating Papua New Guinea 33-5 at the ANZ Stadium in Suva today.
RUGBY
Fijiana finishes third in Oceania 7s
The Fiji Airways Fijiana side finished third in the 2018 Oceania 7s after beating Papua New Guinea 33-5 at the ANZ Stadium in Suva today.
FIJI NEWS
Cyclone Winston moves towards Tonga
Category 2 Tropical Cyclone Winston is moving away from the Lau group and towards Tonga.
WORLD
Obama unveils gun violence proposals
President Barack Obama today demanded an assault weapons ban and universal background checks for gun buyers, stoking a generational clash with the firearms lobby after the Newtown school massacre.
ENTERTAINMENT
Afghan street kid heads for the Oscars red carpet
An Afghan street kid is off to Hollywood and the red-carpet treatment at the Oscars -- a fairytale ending to a chance encounter that led to a starring role in a movie.
TECHNOLOGY
Online registration for foreign investors
Fiji will soon launch online registration and approvals system for foreign investors.
NEWS SPORTS INFOTAINMENT MOBILE HOT TOPICS FOLLOW US ON