Fiji FA Chief Executive Officer Bob Kumar confirmed that Suva as 2014 Courts IDC winners and Nadi as winners of Rewa Galaxy National Football League last year have qualified for the championship.
The first leg of the championship will played this Friday with the Capital City side to host The Jetsetters at ANZ Stadium in Suva at 7pm.
The CVC will be played on a home and away basis which will see Suva host Nadi at ANZ Stadium this Friday at 7pm while Nadi will host Suva at Prince Charles Park on Sunday February 7 at 3pm.
Fiji FA Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bob Kumar believes the Pillay Garments Champion vs Champion series marks a promising start to the new season.
“Pillay Garments CVC will officially kick-off the 2016/2017 season. The current top two teams in the country will be participating and that itself should make things interesting to see who comes out on top.
“We have a very busy season ahead of us and the Pillay Garments Champion vs Champion series should set a perfect platform for the remainder of the season,” Kumar said.
The Fiji FA CEO thanked sponsors Pillay Garments Managing Director Narendra Pillay.
“On behalf of the Fiji FA and President Rajesh Patel, we are very grateful to Pillay Garments and their managing director Narendra Pillay. Pillay Garments has supported Fiji FA for a number of years and it goes to show their concern for the further development of football in Fiji,” Kumar said.
The two teams will be out to snatch the first major title of the new season.
Suva and Nadi are yet to win the CVC title since its inception in 1993.
The ticket prize are $5 for adult and $2 for child under 12 year.