Fiji Time: 5:54 PM on Thursday 17 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Sports commission pays salary of national soccer coach

Arin Kumar
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

THE Fiji National Sports Commission has officially taken over the responsibility of paying for the salary cap of national football coach Juan Carlos Buzzetti.

Commission chairman Peter Mazey and Fiji Football Association chief executive Bob Kumar signed the documents yesterday.

Mazey said the move would allow Fiji FA to concentrate on development work and its minor teams.

"The Commission will now for the next three years assist the Fiji FA with salary cap and contract of Carlos which includes accommodation and vehicles," he said.

"The total amount is somewhere between $150,000 and $200,000 and we are back dating the pay to January 1 so whatever the Fiji FA paid from then till now, we are refunding them."

Kumar said the financial assistance by the Commission would be put to good use.

"We can divert the funds that we used to pay Carlos with to other needy areas," he said.

"We have already started concentrating on the U14 girls and boys team and are preparing for the Oceania U17 competition."








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.63150.6125
JPY 55.724552.7245
GBP 0.38660.3786
EUR 0.42500.4130
NZD 0.69090.6579
AUD 0.63420.6092
USD 0.50200.4850

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 14th, August, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Surprise hailstorm
  2. Trial hears of attempts to form new State
  3. $330m kava market
  4. The RFMF Band
  5. Scholarship allowance effective from August 1
  6. Long jail terms for farmers
  7. Buli wins for kids
  8. My Kana mobile app
  9. Farmers race against time
  10. Anaemia problem

Top Stories this Week

  1. Fijian dies in crash after fleeing crime scene Tuesday (15 Aug)
  2. Couple ties knot on REACH mobile bus Sunday (13 Aug)
  3. Families unite in grief Friday (11 Aug)
  4. Man 'run over' by car Tuesday (15 Aug)
  5. The leaping point Monday (14 Aug)
  6. A-G stop false infor Friday (11 Aug)
  7. Life in captivity Friday (11 Aug)
  8. Man stabs duo Wednesday (16 Aug)
  9. Nawai stops Tabuarua in the first round Monday (14 Aug)
  10. Mysterious calls after the murder Tuesday (15 Aug)