Nadi Muslim Primary School proved victorious at the inaugural Under 14 Girls Soccer Competition which was held at Andrews Primary School on 24th April, 2014.
The 9-a-side soccer tournament was played between four Primary Schools around Nadi, where the winner was declared after the end of the round robin matches. The four teams that took part in the competition were Andrews Primary, Nadi Muslim Primary, Nadi Primary and Mt. St. Mary’s school.
Nadi Muslim won two of its matches, beating, Mt St Mary’s 1-0 and Andrews Primary 2-1 whereas they later recoded a draw with Nadi Primary 1-1. Nadi Primary settled for the second place.
Team Coach, Mr Ayzal Ayub was ecstatic after the win, saying, the girls performed well to win the competition.
“This was the first time for the school to participate in Girls Soccer and winning it was a bonus. We trained for two weeks where the girls were taught the basics of soccer. They tried hard and focused on the controlling, passing and shooting” he added.
Head Teacher, Mr Mohammed Ali, praised the girls for a fine performance and also thanked the Fiji Football Development Officers for allowing exposure of the girls’ talents in the game of soccer.