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Rewa Ready For B.O.G

Coach Marika Rodu said they are confident of good outing in the tournament.#“We have done our part and now everything is on the Almighty to guide us, “Rodu said.#The Delta Tigers are keeping the same squad which played during the Vodafone Fiji FACT.#“Yes we have the same squad but missing are national Under 20 reps Bruce Hughes and Savenaca Baleindrokdroka.#The former national rep said there are lot of pressure as defending champions and host.#“Rewa fans are crazy and they would want us to win anyhow.”#”However, he said they had the advantage of playing at home since they would not lack vocal support from their fans.#Rewa will take on Nadi which won the Vodafone Fiji FACT title beating Suva on both occasions.#He said playing Nadi on the first day is always a challenge and they will be a threat since they are coached by talented Joseph Nand,” he said.#The former Karate rep said the morale in camp was high and the players were looking forward for the tournament.#”The players are in good shape for two weekends of good football. The adverse weather has also forced players to work hard.”#Rewa defeated Ba 2-0 in the final last year with the goals scored through brothers Iosefo Verevou and, Epeli Saukuru.#The side had further been boosted with the services of Tevita Waranivalu, Verevou and Savenaca Nakalevu who had returned from playing in the Olympic Games.#”The trio had been an important part of Rewa and they had been in the starting line-up. They had few days off to spend time with their families and now they are back in training.”#The Delta Tigers has won the Battle of the Giants silverware for seven times since its start in 1978.#The ticket prices to the Inkk Battle of the Giants are $10 flat for adults and $4 for children.#Fixtures: Friday: 1pm- Suva vs Dreketi (Group A), 3pm- Ba vs Nadroga (Group B), 5pm Official Opening, 5.30pm Lautoka vs Labasa (Group B), 7.30pm Rewa vs Nadi (Group A#Saturday: 1pm: Nadi vs Dreketi (Group A), 3pm- Labasa vs Nadroga (Group B), 5pm- Ba vs Lautoka (Group B), 7pm- Suva vs Rewa (Group A)#Sunday: 10am- Lautoka vs Nadroga (Group B), 12 midday- Rewa vs Dreketi (Group A), 2pm Nadi vs Suva (Group A), 4pm- Ba vs Labasa (Group B)#

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