NADI TO HOST INTERNATIONAL MASTERS TOURNAMENT

Soccer fan Sachida Anand Singh holds a magazine featuring Fiji’s soccer icon Ramendra Dutt on front page. Dutt will be part of the games in Nadi next month. Photo: THE JET.

By ANUSHIL KUMAR

The R.C.Manubhai and Apco Coatings sponsored Fiji Football Association International masters tournament will be played at Prince Charles Park in Nadi from October 2-5.

Defending champions Suva masters have confirmed their place to feature in the tournament along with USA Masters leg by Akuila Rova, Ronald Choudhary and Ronald Mani, New Zealand Lautoka masters led by Gajend Naidu, Ramendra Dutt and Shailendra Singh, New Zealand Levuka Masters led by Usenio Logaivou, New Zealand Nadroga masters.

Also confirmed for the tournament are Suva veterans and Jack Works Nadroga masters while the organisers are awaiting confirmation from Nadi legends, Lautoka masters, Ba masters, Rakiraki masters, Navua masters,Nasinu masters, Rewa masters, Tailevu Naitasiri masters, Labasa masters and Savusavu masters.

Teams have time till this Friday to confirm their participation before the official pool draws will be conducted on Saturday, September 27, followed by Fiji FA presidents dinner and awards ceremony in the evening.

The winner will walk away with $4000 prize money while the runner-up will settle for $1000.