J. D. Maharaj

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Jitendra Durga Maharaj was a Fijian sports administrator. He had been mainly involved with the Fiji Football Association, holding positions of Secretary and Executive Director of the Association. He is credited with the introduction of the Battle of the Giants soccer tournament in 1978.[1]

Other positions that he held were:

  • chef de mission of the Fiji team to the 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games
  • South Pacific Games Chief Executive 2003
  • Treasurer of Oceania Football Confederation from 1990[2]
  • Match Commissioner of the Oceania U-20 World Cup 2001 Qualifiers[3]

He died on 24 December 2006.[4]


  1. ^ "Battle of the Giants Tournament History". Fijilive. December 27, 2006. Archived from the original on April 28, 2007. Retrieved December 27, 2006.
  2. ^ "History of the Oceania Football Confederation".
  3. ^ "Oceania U-20 World Cup 2001 Qualifiers".
  4. ^ "JD Maharaj passes away". Fiji Village. December 26, 2006.[permanent dead link]