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Hekari United faces Vanuatu’s Amicale FC

Hekari United team Manageress, Mrs. Vonnie Kapi Natto wants nothing but a win to propel her team to a position to compete for the O- League title.

Both teams are on four points apiece and the winner is outright second in Group B.

Mr. Kapi Natto urged all the supporters to come in red T-Shirts to support Hekari during the game. The notable omission from Hekari is Fijian Bolaitoga, who has been sided lined after receiving two red cards during the previous match.

Hekari includes latest recruit, in Ilaitia Tulau who will come in the midfield in place of his compatitot Bolaitoga. Hekari management has named an 18 man squad for this match; Godfrey Baniau, Lesley Kalai (goalkeepers), Koriak Upaiga, Andrew Lepani, Daniel Joe, Taniela Waqa, Tuilau, (defenders) David Muta, Samuel Kini, Wira Wama, Raymond Gunemba, Ian Yanum, Neil Hans, Eric Komeng (midfielders) Nigel Daabinyaba, Bruce Kusunan, Kema Jack and Maciu Dunadamu (strikers)

Amicale official Andrew Lemong said from Vanuatu yesterday that the team was ready to face their wantoks tomorrow at PRL oval.

“After our loss to Auckland City a few weeks ago, our boys are really looking forward for the wantok challenge. It’s not going to be easy for us because Hekari are tough at home but we fear no one and we are ready for the challenge. We beat them 2-1 last year in Port Moresby and draw twice in our four meetings so far” Leong said.

“They are a very strong team with many experienced from PNG, Fiji, and Solomon Islands but our boys have prepared and they are looking forward for a great game”

Amicale; Chickau Mansale, Ernest Bong (goalkeepers) Nelson Sale Kilifa, Paul Young, Sewyn Sese, Ala Rexley, Tarivuti Samuela, Ibo Kautoga, Alphonse Bongnaim (defenders) Jean Robert Yelou, Derek Malas, Alick Maemae, Richard Anisua, Gibson Daudau (midfielders) Fenedy Masauvakalo, Mofet Deramoa and Jean Nako Naprapol (strikers)

The O-League Group B standings are Auckland City on points Amicale 4, Hekari United 4and Koloale 0.

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