Fiji Time: 5:59 PM on Tuesday 9 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Squash aims to develop North base

Arin Kumar
Tuesday, August 05, 2014

NATIONAL squash coach Isimeli Cerelala wants to carry out development work in the Northern Division as part of his search for talent for international competition.

He said young players could compete in the 2015 Pacific Games, Commonwealth Youth Games and other regional competitions.

Cerelala said if they were to find the talent now and hone it in time, then it would be possible to enter our players in international competitions.

But his focus is on the Northern Division at the moment because the sport has died down there.

"We were in Savusavu a few weeks back and we found out there is a squash court in Labasa that has not been used for many years," he said.

"So I would like to go to the North and carry out development work and coaching clinics and also promote the court in Labasa so people can use it."

Cerelala said finance was their biggest obstacle and sponsorship would be a big boost to his plans.

"I hope the response from the Fiji National Sports Commission is positive and also other sponsors back our plans."








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 0.65570.6367
JPY 55.161052.1610
GBP 0.32590.3179
EUR 0.42090.4089
NZD 0.71710.6841
AUD 0.66690.6419
USD 0.47340.4564

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 9th February 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Angry 7s fan smashes TV screen
  2. Ryan: Sunshine ahead
  3. Investigation as nurse falls with baby
  4. Police action
  5. Media exec, lecturer take up MP roles
  6. Tuwai ready to cement spot in the team
  7. System slow moving
  8. Ro Teimumu: Black ribbon is for "country's dying democracy"
  9. CORRECTION
  10. Outage disrupts sitting

Top Stories this Week

  1. 49-year-old man arrested at Nadi airport Wednesday (03 Feb)
  2. Sevens changes Friday (05 Feb)
  3. Fiji picks up the pieces Thursday (04 Feb)
  4. Need speed Monday (08 Feb)
  5. Running brawl part of journey to Rio Wednesday (03 Feb)
  6. Rape victim speaks out Wednesday (03 Feb)
  7. No tattoo on rape suspect Thursday (04 Feb)
  8. Angry 7s fan smashes TV screen Tuesday (09 Feb)
  9. NZ 7s final refereeing charade an embarrassment Monday (08 Feb)
  10. Legal row Friday (05 Feb)