GM Lautoka has recruited a formidable squad for the soccer club franchise league.
Defending champions 4R Electric Men in Black will host GM Lautoka and Nokia Eagles Nadi at Govind Park next weekend.
With Fiji captain Esala Masi and Thomas Vulivuli already signed up, GM Lautoka also has Navua sweeper Lorima Dau, Oakleigh Cannons midfielder Raj Kumar and New Zealand-based Salesh Kumar.
With several members of the Inter District champion Lautoka side, the club has also secured Ba star striker Keni Doidoi amongst its ranks.
National and Labasa goalkeeper Shamal Kumar leads the list for the Eagles with Pita Bolaitoga, Samuela Vula, Valerio Nawatu, Emosi Baleinuku, Apisalome Turuva, Alifereti Baleiloa, Noa Seru, Harris Bali and Usaia Tadu.
Suva’s Petero Daunisaka will play for Ba alongside Manoa Masi, Ronald Lawrence and Marika Madigi.
The three teams will play on a round-robin basis. The Eagles take on the Men in Black in the first match next Saturday.
The final will be held at Govind Park on January 22 with the winner representing Fiji at the 2006 OFC Club Championships – Preliminary Competition to be held at the same ground with the representatives of Cook Islands, Samoa and Tonga.
January 14 4pm Nadi-Ba,
January 15 4pm Lautoka-Nadi;
January 21 4pm Lautoka-Ba,
January 22 3pm Grand Final (Top 2).