University games return this week after two years

FNU Suva's Maikeli Vosaki offloads against USP during the FUSA games at Bidesi Park. Picture: JONA KONATACI/FILE

Fiji University Sports Association (FUSA) is working overtime to host the return of the Fiji University Games this weekend.

FUSA was formed on May 10, 2008, to organise the annual event for local tertiary institutions.

FUSA president Alifereti Cawanikuba said the organisation was affiliated with FASANOC, FISU Oceania University and World University Sports Federation, which was formed in 1949.

“We are happy to be back after COVID-19 stopped us from competing,” the former Fiji 7s coach said.

“The news of the games’ return is spreading like wildfire and the institutions involved are getting ready for the start on Thursday.

“The event will bring out the best sporting talents in our tertiary institutions. We are fortunate that Fiji has been invited to participate in several of the Summer World Universiyy Games which is held every two years.

“The games coincide with the International Day of University Sports on Friday, September 23.

This year 20 different sports will be contested. in this 3 day Event from 22nd to 24th September.

The Games will be conducted at the Fiji Sports Council Facilities, Laucala Bay and USP Sporting Facilities.

FUSA Indoor, Mix & Beach Volleyball pools, September 22-24. Men’s: Draws: Thursday (USP Gym) Court 1- Men’s: Game 1 – FNU 1 vs UOF 1 (P1), Game 2 – UOF 2 vs FNU 4 (P2), Game 3 – USP 2 vs FNU 3 (P1), Game 4 – USP 1 vs FNU 5 (P2), Game 5 – FNU 1 vs USP 2 (P1), Game 6 – USP 1 vs FNU 2 (P2), Game 7 – FNU 3 vs UOF1 (P1), Game 8 – FNU 5 vs FNU 4 (P2), Game 9 – FNU 5 vs FNU 3 (P1), Game 10 – FNU 5 vs UOF 2 (P2), Game 11 – UOF 1 vs USP 2 (P1), Game 12 – FNU 4 vs FNU 2 (P2), Game 13 – FNU 2 vs UOF 2 (P2), Game 14 – FNU 4 vs USP 1 (P2), Game 15 – FNU 2 vs FNU 5 (P2), Game 16 – UOF 2 vs USP 1 (P2). Friday –

Netball Centre: Game 1 – FNU 1 vs FNU 5 (P1), Game 1 – FNU 1 vs FNU 5 (P1), Game 2 – USP vs FNU 2 (P2), Game 2 – UOF vs FNU 3, Game 3 – UOF vs FNU 3, Game 3 – FNU 1 vs UOF, Game 4 – FNU 2vs FNU 4, Game 4 – FNU 3 vs FNU 5, Game 5 – FNU 1 vs UOF, Game 5 – FNU 1 vs FNU 3, Game 6 – FNU 4 vs USP. , Game 6 – FNU 5 vs UOF [P1], Game 7 – FNU 3 vs FNU 5 [P1], Game 7 – USP vs FNU 4 [P2], Game 8 – FNU I vs FNU 3 [P1], Game 8 – FNU 2 Vs USP [P2], Game 9 – FNU 5 vs UOF [P1], Game 9 -FNU 4 vs FNU 2 [P2] SATURDAY – 24/9 [ BEACH COURT]: COURT 1 MENS, Game 1 – FNU 1 vs FNU 3 [P1], Game 1 – FNU 1 vs FNU 4 [P1], Game 2 – USP 1 vs FNU 4 [P2], Game 2 – USP vs FNU 2 [P2], Game 3 – USP 2 vs UOF 1 [P1], Game 3 – UOF 1 vs FNU 3 [P1], Game 4 – FNU 2 vs UOF 2 [P2], Game 4 – UOF 2 vs USP [P2], Game 5 – FNU 1 vs USP 2 [P1], Game 5 – FNU 1 vs UOF 1 [P1], Game 6 – USP 1vs FNU 2 [P2], Game 6 – FNU 2 vs UOF 2 [P2], Game 7 – UOF 1 vs FNU 3 [P1], Game 7 – FNU 3 vs FNU 4 [P1], Game 8 – UOF 2 vs FNU 4 [P2], Game 8 – FNU 1 vs FNU 3 [P1], Game 9 – FNU 1 vs UOF 1 [P1], Game 9 – FNU 4 vs UOF 1 [P1], Game 10 – USP 1 vs UOF 2 [P2], Game 11 – FNU 3 vs USP 2 [P1], Game 12 – FNU 4 Vs FNU 2 [P2].

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