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The capital side remains the only unbeaten side in the competition heading into the semifinal stage. #“The boys have been impressive in the wins over Lautoka ,Navua and in the last game against Nadi,” Prasad said.#“I believe we stand a good chance to win the Fiji FACT title but it is important that the players maintain a similar performance in the semifinals. We have been strong in the pool games and the players will need to take the same approach in the remaining matches,” he said.#Gurjit Singh coached Suva side last won the Vodafone Fiji FACT title in 2012. #Labasa focused#The Babasiga Lions Labasa side is focused on the task which lies ahead of them. Coach Bal Sanju Reddy says the semifinal clash is a very important match for his side. He says 0-3 loss to Ba will not affect their momentum as they had booked a semifinal spot prior to the match. #Labasa face Suva in the second semifinal at 5pm this Saturday.#Break Vital: Dutt #Ba coach Yogendra Dutt says the week leading up to the semifinal stage of the 2014 Vodafone Fiji FACT will be vital one to ponder on the match against Nadi. #“We are proud of how we’ve done in the tournament so far. The game against defending champion Nadi will be a tough one but we have one week to think about that,” he told SunSports. #Dutt described the 0-1 loss to Nadroga – a loss to an energetic side- but Ba bounched back to beat Rewa 2-0, Labasa 3-0 and topped Pool A. #Now or Never #Defending champions Nadi worked over time to book a spot in the semifinal stage of the 2014 Vodafone Fiji FACT. #It took a dying minute goal against Navua, coming back from 2-0 down to beat Lautoka 3-2 and finally being edged out by Suva 0-1. #With coach Kamal Swamy resting a number of key players against Suva as they copped yellow cards, the Nadi side is expected to come out stronger in the semifinal against Ba #

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