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Nasau sets Samoa mission

Scoring goals is the aim of Vodafone national women’s team striker Cema Nasau during the Pacific Games in Samoa.

Speaking to Fiji FA media before departing for the Games in Samoa Nasau said she was going with a vision to help the team win gold.

“I am proud to be part of this team which is made of young and some experience players and my aim is nothing else but to score goals and make the team win gold medal, “she told Fiji FA media.

Nasau who is 19 years of age and resides in Koroqaqa, Ba will be making her debut in the Pacific Games.

“This is my first Pacific Games and I am very much looking forward for the tournament,” said Nasau.

Nasau said there was no one her family who played football.

“I don’t come from a football family background but I am proud that God has given me the gift of playing the game which I love the most now,”

Nasau was first introduced to football in her school in 2012 and since then she was passionate about the game.

“I have been in the Fiji U16, U19 and senior team for the OFC Play-Offs but this is my first Pacific Games and I hope to do my best, “she told Fiji FA Media before going to Samoa.

The Marika Rodu coached defeated American Samoa 11-0 in the opening match on Monday and will face host Samoa on Friday July 12 at 3.30pm in their second match.

Fiji, the second highest-ranked team in the competition will be joined by Tonga, New Caledonia and American Samoa.

Fiji’s third match will be against New Caledonia on Monday July 15 at 1.30pm while their final pool match will be against Tonga on Thursday July 18 at 12pm.

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