Today, football fans around Fiji will be eagerly awaiting the first leg of the OFC Champions League national play-off between Suva and Rewa, taking place at the HFC Bank Stadium in Suva. This game will mark the first encounter between the two sides since Suva emerged victorious in the Champion vs Champion series earlier this year.
Rewa will be seeking revenge and looking to secure a place in the OFC Champions League group stage once again, just as they did in 2022 after beating Lautoka in the national play-off. They will have Nigerian striker Sanni Issa on their team, who will be a key player for them to watch out for. Additionally, they will be relying on the skills of players such as Gabriele Matanisiga, Alvin Hou, and Atkin Kaua.
Suva, on the other hand, will be counting on their own star striker, Vanuatu’s Alex Saniel, to lead their attack. They will also have key players such as Azariah Soromon, Marlon Tahioa, and goalkeeper Akuila Mateisuva. The team will be coached by Babs Khan.
Rewa, meanwhile, will be led by Marika Rodu, who will be looking to guide his team to victory in this crucial match. Both sides have strong players and are determined to succeed, making for an exciting and closely contested match.
With a place in the OFC Champions League group stage at stake, the pressure will be high for both Suva and Rewa. Fans can expect an intense game with plenty of thrilling moments, as these two sides battle it out for the opportunity to represent Fiji on the international stage.