The Tavua futsal side is well prepared to make their debut in the Vodafone Futsal Inter-district Championship at National Hockey Center in Laucala, Suva.
Team captain Varinava Talitawa said they had been
preparing well to make their debut in the tournament.
“This is first time I guess we will participate in the futsal IDC and we have prepared well to face other top teams in our pool,” said Talitawa.
He said they had a team mixed with youth and some districts reps.
“We are entering in the tournament with some youth and senior players with the likes of Meli Bavatu,
Manasa Drua, Tomasi Biautubu, Ratu Naliva, Hussaini Khan, Sikeli Sagatoro and Sumeet Krishna Goundar.
Tavua will start their campaign against Rewa this Friday at 5pm.
Talitawa believes the first match would be an exciting game as they will face Rewa which has more experienced players.
“It is going to be an exciting match against Rewa as most of our players have not played on this turf but we are confident we will have a good outing in the tournament.
“We are coming here with an aim to win the Vodafone Futsal IDC 2019,”said Talitawa.
Talitawa urges fans to come out in numbers and support the teams as the entry is free.
The winner of the Vodafone sponsored Futsal IDC walks away with $3000 prize-money and runner-up gets $1500