Fiji Time: 11:46 AM on Wednesday 2 December

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Suva hosts v'ball

Arin Kumar
Saturday, March 01, 2014

THE postponement of the Vanua Challenge has not deterred the Suva Volleyball Association.

The Capital City body has organised its own tournament to cater for the teams from the Central and Eastern divisions.

Association secretary Viliame Katia said the FBC Challenge would feature the eight men's and eight women's teams that qualified for the Vanua Challenge from the divisions.

He said Topline from Lautoka would also be part of the tournament.

"Since the Vanua Challenge was postponed because of the rain, we want to give those teams that have been preparing a competition, something similar to Vanua," Katia said.

"So all the teams from the Central and Eastern divisions for the Vanua Challenge will participate and Topline from Lautoka will also compete."

He said none of the teams would have to pay an entry fee for the tournament.

"Since they have already paid entry fees for the Vanua Challenge, we will not want them to fork out more money.

"Instead, we are calling on volleyball lovers to come out in numbers tomorrow (today) to watch the tournament because the gate-takings will be distributed among the competing teams.

"The tournament will be held at the Vanua Challenge venue — FMF Gymnasium — and will start at 8am.

"Teams can also use this tournament to test themselves and find out their weaknesses before they compete in the Vanua Challenge later in March."

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.63450.6155
JPY 58.816055.8160
GBP 0.31390.3059
EUR 0.44570.4337
NZD 0.71560.6826
AUD 0.64960.6246
USD 0.47640.4594



Exchange Rate updated on 2nd December 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. SOS call
  2. Police hunt for rape suspect
  3. Ratu Epeli takes up top UN role
  4. TUWAI My daughters are an inspiration
  5. LTA seizes vehicles
  6. $1.2m payout
  7. Third dive confirms no oil leakages, passage safe
  8. Nagusa ready
  9. Prince Charles urges world leaders to lead
  10. Brig-Gen Qiliho visits North

Top Stories this Week

  1. Bomb threat Monday (30 Nov)
  2. Torture suspects known to police Thursday (26 Nov)
  3. Sex assault claim Thursday (26 Nov)
  4. Horrific crime Tuesday (01 Dec)
  5. Terror attack survey ranks Fiji 11th out of 21 Monday (30 Nov)
  6. Students drown, three dead over the weekend Monday (30 Nov)
  7. Police chief refutes report Monday (30 Nov)
  8. Man in the dark on police complaint Tuesday (01 Dec)
  9. Former manager, businessman front court Tuesday (01 Dec)
  10. Police look into allege gun use Friday (27 Nov)