Navy Blues coach Riera: ‘Rewa will be strong opponents’ in OFC Champions League

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Auckland City coach Albert Riera won’t underestimate Fijian club Rewa, his side’s next opponents at the OFC Champions League tournament.

He watched them win their opening game on Friday against Nikao Sokattak and says he thinks they are fast, mobile and strong.

He told Auckland City FC’s website:

“There are some good teams in this tournament, a few I believe are very strong, and we saw that when we had a chance to see Rewa on Friday.

“We thought Rewa were very, very mobile, very strong, very fast and I think tomorrow is going to be a very complicated game.”

Match preview

City coach Albert Riera shares his views ahead of the Rewa match with Auckland City FC’s Media YouTube channel:

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Games to be played Monday August 8, 2022

Auckland City v Rewa
Ngahue Reserve, Stonefields, 12-noon

Nikao Sokattak v Hienghène Sport
Ngahue Reserve, Stonefields, 3pm


Group B

Games played Friday August 5, 2022

Auckland City 5 (Adam Mitchell 7′, Cam Howieson 14′, Dylan Manickum 39′, Mario Ilich 49′, Liam Gillion 88′)
Hienghène Sport 0

Rewa 3 (Abbu Zahid 2’, 56’, Tevita Waranaivalu 45+3’)
Nikao Sokattak 1 (Mark Leito 78′)


Group A

Games played Thursday August 4, 2022

Central Coast 0
AS Vénus 3 (Teaouni Tehau 12’, 16’ pen, 46’)

Galaxy 2 (Own goal 28‘, Kensi Tangis 46’)
Lae City 2 (Own goal 34‘, Jonathan Allen 73’)

Games played Sunday August 7, 2022

Central Coast 3 (Jeffery Bule 37′, Junior Fordney 45′, Clifford Fafale 56′)
Galaxy 1 (Kensi Tangis 14′)

AS Vénus 1 (Kévin Barbe 80′)
Lae City 0


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