Ba new champion of BOG
July 29, 2018 5:02 am
The Ba football side was crowned the Inkk Mobile Battle of the Giants champion after beating Suva 2-nil in the final at Churchill Park today.
Abbu Zahid and Samuela Nabenia scored the goals for the side in the second spell of the extra time after both teams were locked nill all at full time.
Zahid says the players sacrificed a lot for this tournament and played their hearts out.
“It’s a bonus for us because we have been losing our games in IDC also even Fiji Fact we never qualified and this was our hard work we have seen the price a lot and I also want to thank our family members.”
Ba Coach Ronil Kumar says it is a great feeling lifting the title as a coach.
“It was a sacrice for the boys and their hardwork. It’s the boys victory.”
Suva Coach Gurjeet Singh says his players gave their all but were not the lucky at the end.
“Definitely we will come stronger in the IDC within the few days we pitched up we reached the final so that’s something good for us something positive for football.”
Meanwhile, Ba received $15,000 as prize money which got tripled up by its President Rishi Kumar.
Other award winners
Abbu Zahid – Player of the tournament Josaia Ratu – Golden Glove Award Abbu Zahid – Golden Boot Award Malakai Tiwa – Player of the final