Nadi starts knockout tourney

THE Nadi Volleyball Association knockout tournament will start at the Airports Fiji Ltd hard courts today.

The tournament will serve as the preview to the opening of the new season next month.

Association executive Dan Vakadranu said they were excited about the new season.

Vakadranu said the big boost for the association was having two of their executives on the Fiji Volleyball Federation executive board.

“The executives of the association are excited heading into the new season,” he said.

“We hope to rope in a few business house teams, village teams and other urban based clubs within the Nadi and Namaka area.

“A big boost for the association is having Taitusi Naiduki (senior vice president) and Anasa Qio (director national team and elite player).

“We have six players in the national training squad preparing for the upcoming Oceania Championship and the 2015 Pacific Games.”

The knockout competition will start at 9am.

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