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Annual competition hailed a success

Salaseini Moceiwai
Wednesday, August 20, 2014

THE Fiji Primary Schools Netball Inter-District Championship has been hailed a success with thousands of people from various walks of life taking time out to be part of the three-day national meet.

The event has not only brought young netters from across the board together but also the people of Vanua Levu who have come to spectate and also sell foodstuff to earn extra income for their families.

For a group of Wailevu women in Labasa, the three-day event has been a blessing.

Speaking on behalf of the group, Adi Nomai Francis said events as such usually helped them to earn income for their daily lives.

"This is an opportunity for us to come and sell foodstuff such as pies, cakes, juice, food packs and many more," she said.

"For us, this is another quick way of earning high income and we thank the tournament organisers for bringing the competition over to Labasa. It would really be beneficial if such tournaments are held more often here in the North."

Championship association president Susana Liga said they encountered some hiccups yesterday morning but managed to solve it accordingly.

"The problem was solved and now we are back on track," she said.

"We have decided to bring the tournament here to Labasa so the other teams can have a feel of what the Northern teams go through when they travel to Suva for such events.

"Some young and future professional players have emerged from this tournament and this is what we want. The trip is also an educational one for most of the girls as this is their first visit to the North.

"We will later decide on which division to host the tournament next year but as of now, the competition has been hailed a success."








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