Suva: Ni-Vanuatu striker partners hope to shine once again at home soil against local giants Auckland City

The OFC Champions League witnessed a sensational performance by the Vanuatu international strikers, Alex Saniel and Azariah Soromon, as they made their mark for the Fijian side Suva. Their outstanding display played a significant role in Suva’s resounding 6-0 victory over Samoan side Lupe o le Soaga. Both Saniel and Soromon managed to find the back of the net, with the latter also contributing to the team’s third goal. The duo proved to be a constant threat for Lupe o le Soaga, showcasing their immense talent and potential. This year’s OFC Champions League holds particular significance for both players, as they have the opportunity to play on home soil in Vanuatu, where the tournament is being hosted. The excitement among the local fans is palpable, and Saniel and Soromon are determined to make their mark on the competition.

However, the real challenge lies ahead for these talented strikers and their team, as they prepare to face the defending champions Auckland City from New Zealand, a powerhouse in South Pacific club football, that has an illustrious history in the OFC Champions League, having emerged victorious on ten occasions. Their impressive track record makes them a formidable opponent for Suva and the two Vanuatu internationals. However, upsets are possible in football and Suva is prepared to give their all to secure a memorable victory against the reigning champions.

Saniel and Soromon celebrate their goals – OFC Media

The match between Suva and Auckland City is scheduled for this Wednesday, the 18th of May, at the Soccer City Stadium in Luganville. It will serve as the second matchday of Group A in the OFC Champions League. The encounter promises to be a thrilling contest, pitting the two winning sides of the first matchday in he group – as Auckland emerged victorious over Solomon Warriors by 3-1.

The home support from the passionate Vanuatu crowd will undoubtedly serve as an additional source of motivation for Saniel, Soromon, and the entire Suva team. The atmosphere at Soccer City Stadium is expected to be electric, with fans eagerly rallying behind their national heroes. The stage is set for an enthralling encounter, and all eyes will be on the Vanuatu internationals as they aim to make a significant impact on their home turf.


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