Defending Champions to face tough battle in BOG

Caption: Fiji Football Association members with sponsors during the 2014 Inkk Mobile BOG pool draws earlier today. Photo: SUPPLIED.

By ANUSHIL KUMAR

2014 Inkk Mobile Battle of the Giants defending champions 4R Electrical Ba will face an uphill battle in during the pool plays as they will be out to defend the title for the third consecutive year.

Leading pool B, the soccer giants have been drawn with FACT champions Shop N Save Nadi, Dalip Chand buses Labasa and Rewa.

Lautoka leads pool A with current National League leaders Suva, Navua and Nadroga.

The group stages of Fiji FA?s second major tournament of the year will be played at Ba?s Govind Park from August 22-24 while the knockout stages is scheduled to take place at ANZ Stadium in Suva the following weekend, August 30-31.

Ba defeated Lautoka 3-1 in the final last year.