BOG moves to North, West

CAPTION: Defending champions Ba celebrating their win last year. Photo: SHALENDRA PRASAD.

By PRAVIN NARAIN of Fiji FA?

Fiji Football Association announces that Inkk Mobile Battle of the Giants tournament has been shifted from Ratu Cakobau Park.

The people in the Northern division will now get a chance to watch the first round of the Inkk Mobile Battle of the Giants in Labasa after the tournament was shifted from Ratu Caokobau Park in Nausori.

This was confirmed by the Fiji FA CEO Bob Kumar.

?The BOG tournament has been shifted from Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori and the first round will now be played at Subrail Park in Labasa while the remainder of the tournament will take place at Govind Park in Ba.? Kumar said

The Ratu Cakobau Park which was scheduled to be the venue for this years BOG has been under going major renovation work and this has led Fiji Football house to make the decision to shift the tournament.

?We were notified by the Nausori Town Council that the ground would not be ready on time to hold BOG tournament as there are work left to be completed so the board of control has made the decision to shift the tournament to another alternative venue hence we decided to take the first round of tournament to Labasa and then the tournament will be concluded at Govind Park.? he added

The first round of the tournament will be played at Subrail Park from 10?to 11 next month while the remainder of the tournament will be played from 16 – 18 in Ba.

Ba is the defending champions and host for this year?s tournament and is highly likely to be seeded along with last year?s runner up Labasa.