OFC Champions: Ba needs big margin win

Ba stopper Misiwane Nairube dives to save a penalty against Erakor on Tuesday. Picture: SUPPLIED/OFC

THE Ba football side is in a must-win situation against Kiwi FC in the OFC Champions’ League Group C encounter later today.

The Men in Black need to win by a huge score margin and will hope that Team Wellington beats Erakor FC in the last match of the Fijian side to qualify to the quarter-finals of the competition.

Ba counted its lucky stars after scraping through with a 1-all draw against hosts Erakor on Tuesday.

Avinesh Swamy equalised for Ba after they trailed 1-nil at the break.

Goalkeeper Misiwane Nairube proved to be the hero for the westerners who saved a penalty in the dying stages of the match keeping Ba’s hopes of a quarter-final berth alive.

Ba takes on Kiwi FC at 3pm in Vanuatu today.

Team Wellington battles Erakor FC at 6pm.

More Stories