Nand grateful for OFC Champions League outing

May 27, 2023 7:30 am

[Source: OFC]

Suva midfielder Merrill Nand says the level of competition in the OFC Champions league is different to what he experiences at home.

Nand, who is a law student at the University of the South Pacific says it is a proud moment for him and his family as this is his second appearance in the regional competition.

His first was with Lautoka back in 2018.

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Nand says juggling football and his studies is not easy.

“Being a law student is not easy, a lot of reading and other stuff. Where ever I go I take my laptop with me, that’s something, my laptop my books”

Nand gives credit to his family, as they have invested a lot in his football career.

He says their motto is “Have Faith in God” which he dearly takes it heart.

The 23-year-old scored the fourth goal in the semi-final against A.S Pirae on Wednesday.

Suva will face defending champion Auckland City at 3 p.m. in Vanuatu today.