Defending Champions to play opener in Fact

Caption: Battle on…Vodafone Fiji Fact defending champions Shop N Save Nadi celebrates their victory after they defeated Ba 3-1 in the final last year. Photo: MUNAUWAR KHAN.

By ANUSHIL KUMAR

Vodafone Fiji Fact defending champions Shop N Save Nadi will play the first match of day one against Navua as the tournament kicks off on Friday, June 20 at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori.

This was decided after Fiji Football Association drew the official fixtures for its first major tournament of this year.

Eight-times Fiji Fact champions Ba will play Nadroga in their first match followed by the official opening ceremony before Suva battles Lautoka while hosts Rewa will face Labasa in the feature match of day one.

The first round competition will be played from 20th to 22nd June while the semifinals and final will be played on 28th and 29th June respectively.

Full fixtures of 2014 Vodafone Fiji Fact are as follows:

Friday 20/06/14
1.00pm Nadi vs. Navua (GB)
3.00pm Ba vs. Nadroga (GA)
5.00pm Official Opening
5.30pm Suva vs. Lautoka (GB)
7.30pm Rewa vs. Labasa (GA)

Saturday 21/06/14
10.00am U17 Boys
11.15am U17 Boys
1.00pm Navua vs. Suva (GB)
3.00pm Nadroga vs. Labasa (GA)
5.00pm Lautoka vs. Nadi (GB)
7.00pm Ba vs. Rewa (GA)

Sunday 22/06/14
9.00am U17 Boys
10.15am U17 Boys
11.30am Navua vs. Lautoka (GB)
1.30pm Rewa vs. Nadroga (GA)
3.30pm Nadi vs. Suva (GB)
5.30pm Ba vs. Labasa (GA)

Saturday 28/06/14
11.00am U17 Boys
12.15pm U17 Boys
2.00pm Winner Group A vs. Runner ?up Group B (Semifinal 1)
4.00pm Winner Group B vs. Runner ?up Group A (Semifinal 2)

Sunday 29/06/14
11.00am U17 Boys
12.15pm U17 Boys
2.30pm Loser Semifinal 1 vs. Loser Semifinal 2 (3rd/4th Place)
5.00pm Winner Semifinal 1 vs. Winner Semifinal 2 (Final)