Tilak U16 boys out to maintain hockey consistency

July 31, 2014


Maciu Malo
Sunday, July 13, 2014

The Tilak High School hockey team at Nadovu Park in Lautoka yesterday. Picture: JAI PRASAD

The Tilak High School hockey team at Nadovu Park in Lautoka yesterday. Picture: JAI PRASAD

TILAK High School boys under-16 team maintained its unbeaten run in the Lautoka Secondary Schools Hockey Association weekly competition defeating SVC of Nadi 2-1 at Nadovu Park yesterday.
Owen Smith and Elijah combined well for Tilak scoring a goal each to help their team to victory. The win has enabled the side to secure the top spot on the weekly points table standing with two rounds of games remaining.
Team official Amit Vikash Prasad praised his troops for their grand performance and urged his players to maintain the consistency for the remaining games.
He said the boys played according to the game plan set out for them enabling them to win the game.
“We are happy to maintain our unbeaten run and I thank the boys for their effort,” said Prasad.
“We were stretched to the wire by a tough opponent and I thank the boys for their bravery and determination to win the game.”
Prasad said the team needed to lift their performance in their remaining games against Lautoka giants Natabua and Saint Thomas.
“We need to be accurate in our passings especially in the game against Natabua and Saint Thomas,” he said.
“We will work on our passings and team combinations during our training runs.”
Meanwhile, the school U19 team also defeated Saint Thomas 2-0 yesterday.
Jone Seduadua and Epeli Naivula were goal scorers in the game.

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