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Tigers in away clash to grab grand final berth

first_imgIt will be a test of supremacy as two of the season’s top teams come head to head. Dickson oval in Kundiawa town is expected to fire up as supporters and league followers cheer their teams on to victory. At the end of the season proper, Tigers finished on top of the table in the Eastern pool while Lions were leaders in the Western pool.After the cross-over, Tigers claimed the minor premier’s tag with 24 points while Lions finished just one point short of them.When they met during the cross-over in Kundiawa, Lions belted the Tigers 18-0.  Tigers won convincingly when Lions returned the match in Lae.The Lions have been in training for two weeks, with a bye last weekend. This is a side that produced a surprise pack this season with almost 100% local talents. They are fired up, and will not take it lightly after coming this far in many years.  Winning at home will be sweet for the team and its die-supporters, and will be a good finish on a high note.The Tigers arrived in Kundiawa on Friday.They know the task will be challenging but the boys are all focused. Coach Stanley Tepend has his way of guiding the boys during pressure football .Lions are favourites for this crucial match however Tigers have a proven record of second half run-away results.History will be written for Kundiawa to host a semi final.last_img read more