Special Olympics Fiji will host athletes from Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu, Nauru, Kiribati including around 300 Fijians from various local districts and special institutions.
Special Olympics Fiji Chairman, Bishwa Sidal said, “We are happy to receive this support and appreciate the continued sponsorship from Digicel. Over the years, we have worked together to see Fijian athletes receive the best in training, development and participation. We want to thank Digicel for believing in us and most importantly coming forth to support the Invitational Regional Games.”
“Athletes will compete in Athletics, Swimming, Table Tennis, Football and Netball in the four-day games. We are anticipating some tough competition from our Pacific athletes as we build towards the 2019 Special Olympics International Games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.”
The Special Olympics Fiji Invitational Regional Games opening ceremony will be held at the Jai Narayan College next Monday afternoon while the closing ceremony will be next Thursday at the Fiji FA hall in Vatuwaqa.
For more information, visit the Digicel Fiji Facebook page or www.digicelgroup.com/fj
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