Western United captain Benjamin Totori says he will give his 100 percent strength to help United get good results in the Fiji Airways OFC Champions League in Suva, Fiji.
Former Wellington Phoenix striker will lead Western United this season.
Totori said the Oceania club football elite tournament is where he plays much of his football during his impressive resumes.
“I played quit a lot of games in the tournament with various clubs.
“I won it twice with Waitakere in a row, in 2007-2008 and 2009-2010 season when I was at the peak of my career.
“I played in two FIFA Club World Cup in Japan and that drives me to do well with Western United this season,” Totori said.
The speed star highlighted that Solomon Islands as a footballing mad country have high expectations on Western United since past reps did not deliver the goods.
“People back home expects us to deliver and put Solomon Islands football back to its rightful place amongst the best in Oceania.
“We know that O-league is on a different level compare to TSL.
“It is where all champions from Oceania come to compete.
“With the crop of players we have, we can deliver good results,” Totori added.
When asked about the so called pool of death.
Totori said, football is a funny sport, in football anything can happen.
“We respect all our opponents but the boys are prepared to compete.
“The atmosphere in the camp is good and everybody are in good shape for our first encounter against Amicale.
“Amicale have had a string of consecutive appearances in the OFC champions league since they arrived on the scene in 2010.
“But the lads are determine to get a win against Amicale,” he said.
The skipper mentioned that United will go out there to get good results.
Totori calls on all Solomon Islanders to back the team both locally and abroad.
Meanwhile, Amicale and Hekari were the second and third teams to arrive in Fiji on yesterday.
By SIMON ABANA