3 Apr 2012

Sport: Auckland City content to wait for final opponent

10:35 am on 3 April 2012

Auckland City are waiting patiently to discover just who they will face in next month's Oceania Champions League football final.

The defending champions completed the group phase with a 1-nil loss at Amicale FC at the weekend.

However flooding in Fiji forced the postponement of the Ba verse Tefana match in Group A, which is now set to be played in New Zealand in a fortnight.

With three potential grand final opponents, Auckland City head coach Ramon Tribulietx admits it would be nice knowing who they'll be up against.

But he says whoever it ends up being he doesn't anticipate any big surprises.

"We know Waitakere pretty well. We know what they're going to do, we've played against them already three times this year. We've played Tefana from Tahiti last year twice. I watched the game they played against Waitakere so it wouldn't count as a surprise either because I know quite a few things about both teams but we've got to wait and see what happens."

Ramon Tribulietx says in the meantime Auckland City has up to three New Zealand domestic matches to focus on before the O-League final, which will take place on the first two weekends in May.