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Minor sports introduced

Emoni Narawa
Monday, April 07, 2014

THE Fiji National Sports Commission conducted a "Give it a Go" program in Macuata last Friday.

Six minority sports in boxing, Aussie Rules (AFL), rugby league, basketball, hockey and cricket was introduced to students at Maramarua District School where 472 participants attended the program.

It also included 131 youths from Dreketi and Macuata.

Fiji National Rugby League sports development officer Isikeli Narawa said everyone enjoyed the session.

They enjoyed and learnt so much today and special thanks must go to the commission for providing this opportunity," he said.

"More of these types of programs will open these children's minds to new sports and opportunities available to them."

The program began at 6am with aerobics, followed by sessions at each sport until the afternoon.

Meli Salato, the president of Macuata Provincial Youth Council said on the completion of the program; "I am so happy for the Fiji National Sports Commission to come to our community first and foremost for the Youth of Dreketi," he said.








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