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Soccer invitation

Maciu Malo
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

RELIGIOUS sporting organisations are invited to field a soccer team for the inaugural Fiji Champions Cup to be held at Lautoka's Churchill Park from April 24-27.

Tournament organiser Faiaz Ali said six teams had been confirmed for the event.

He said the aim of the championship was nation-building through sports and all faith-based sporting organisations are welcomed to participate.

Ali said the objective of the tournament was to unite all religious bodies through sports.

He said the six teams that have confirmed their spots are Fiji Gujerati, Fiji Muslim, Andhra Sangam, TAV Sangam, Sanatan and Fiji Sikh.

"We are also inviting teams from other religious denominations such as the Methodists, Catholics, LDS and other faith-based organisations," Ali said.

"Sports is an important tool that can unite all Fijians regardless of their religion, race and colour.

"Winners, runners-up and semi-finalists will receive monetary prizes and many giveaways for participating teams."

Ali said the tournament would be the first of its kind to be staged in the country.

Teams that want to participate can contact the organising committee members - Ali 9973363), Gyan Chand Prasad (99935986) Uday Narayan Raju( 9940555) and Shalend Prasad( 9146676).


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