The Vodafone Fiji U19 Football Team is gearing up for the next uphill battle ahead of them in the OFC U19 Championship in Tahiti.
Head coach Bal Sanju Reddy said the boys know what is expected from them come the match against Solomon Islands.
The entire team was saddened to learn the tragic accident in Nabou and the young Bula Boys will be playing for them in the remaining games.
“Our deepest sympathy is with the families of the seven victims of the Nabou accident in Fiji and prayers with those fighting for their lives in the hospital. Our young Bula Boys have mentioned them in our prayers and will be playing for them in the remaining games,” he said.
“The preparation is going on quite well as everyone is expecting a tough encounter with both Fiji and Solomons entering the match with a win each.
“We have left behind the first win and boys have been urged to get their focus for our next game.
“We have identified our mistakes from the first game and working on it for improvements.”
The team has also been boosted with the arrival of the national head coach Christophe Gamel.
“We welcome our national coach Mr Gamel here in Tahiti who will also be helping us with technical aspects of the games.”
Fiji plays Solomon Islands at 1.00pm (Fiji Time) tomorrow.