Rio Olympics beckons for Fiji U23
July 12, 2015 12:58 am
The final of the men’s Olympic qualifying football tournament between the Vodafone Fiji under 23 side and will take centre stage at the Port Moresby 2015 Pacific Games.
The Kiwis will head into the match as favorites.
The two teams will face-off against each other for a place at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
The Fiji-New Zealand match will kick-off at 8pm.
Rugby league 9s will see its second and final day of action with the gold medal match taking place at the BSP Stadium at 16:00.
Fiji is the defending champions and together with PNG are the two unbeaten teams heading into the final day of competition today.
The two sides will meet at 2:25pm in the last fixture of the round-robin stage before the semi-finals get underway at 3:40pm.
Fiji remains in fifth spot on the medal tally with 12 gold, 20 silver and 22 bronze.
PNG leads with 34 gold, 24 silver and 19 bronze.
Tahiti moves into second with 27 gold, 18 silver and 17 bronze.
New Caledonia is in third with 26 gold, 25 silver and 24 bronze, followed by Samoa with 17 gold, 20 silver and 2 bronze medals.