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Lautoka to host event

Zanzeer Singh
Sunday, January 19, 2014

THE Lautoka Volleyball Association will start its preparations for the Western Rally Championship tomorrow.

Lautoka will host the annual event at the multipurpose courts on February 1.

The knockout competition for the association will be completed next week.

Lautoka Volleyball Association president Timoci Gukisuva said many match in the competition had to be completed. Gukisuva said they were hopeful to complete before the Western Rally Championship.

"We have nine men's teams and six women's teams," he said.

"The training squads for the Western Rally Championship have been released. The squad will train daily from 5pm. The training will be held at the Nadovu grounds on Monday and Tuesday. It will then move to the multipurpose courts from Wednesday to Friday."

Sky Hawk, Saffron and Tribe are the top seeds in the men's division for the knockout competition while Flames and Unik are the favourites in the women's division.

The following players have been selected in the Lautoka squad for the Western Rally Championship: Men's: (Sky Hawks) Trevor, Tu Te, Kitione, Jone F, Jolame; (Cakau) Josua, Jo Radrodro; (Knights) Jack, Sailasa, Malakai, Suliasi K; (Saffron) Mosese, Mesu, Solo, Soko, Josua, Beitaki; (Tribe) George, Waqa, Manasa; (Liberty) Jope, Meli; (Scorpio) Poji Mua, Tevita S, Paula Tuni.

Women's: (Cakau) Buloutia; (Unik) Amelia, Adi, Ro Ela, Sala; (Flames) Claire, Papalu, Melaia, Sala, Frances, Laite, Siteri, Sia, Aliot, Kulai; (Bubbles) Litia Qoro, Kalo Temo, Makelesi Tumalevu; (Outcasts) Miriama, Vasco; (Texas) Shirley, Vade, Makereta, Mele, Miri.