Allison fulfils father’s squash team dream

National squash player Alison Yee. Picture: Atu Rasea

FIJI’s top ladies squash player Alison Yee made her father Warren Yee’s dream come true after she was selected in the team for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia next month.

Alison, 24, is the daughter of former Pacific Games gold medallist, Warren Yee.

“My main focus is the Pacific Games which will be held in Samoa and I will get all the experience from the Commonwealth Games and put it into my training for the next year’s Pacific Games,” she said.

“I will do my best in the Commonwealth Games, but the bigger picture is the Pacific Games.

“We have been training every day and I think the team is ready and I hope that I can make it to every round which is important to me.

“The Commonwealth Games is close we are working on our fitness so when we go into competition we can do well.”

Yee said she would try gain all the experience from the Commonwealth Games.

“It was my father’s dream to see me playing for squash team in the Commonwealth Games and he is the reason why I am in the sport,” she said.

“The players have been working hard with coach Andrew McGoon who is always there for the players in training.”

Team Fiji will depart for Gold Coast, Australia on March 30.