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Table Tennis Stars Here To Play

Table Tennis Stars Here To Play
Sisters Sally and Grace Yee will be in action in tomorrow’s third leg of the 2018 Oceania tour. Photo: ITTF o
September 07
09:56 2018

Fiji will host the third leg of the 2018 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)- Oceania Tour which starts tomorrow at the FMF Gymnasium, Suva

The two-day tournament will expect some of the biggest names in Oceania table tennis like Australia’s Rohan Dhooria, New Zealand’s Dean Shu and Nathan Xu who has already qualified for the Youth Olympics and is the current Under-15 Oceania champion.

Fiji Table Tennis Federation president Anthony Ho thanked sponsors Fiji Broadcasting Corporation for continuing their support.

“On behalf of the International Table Tennis Oceania Federation in conjunction with the Fiji Table Tennis Federation we are here to announce our continuing sponsorship with FBC,” Ho said.

 

YEE SISTERS RETURN HOME

“FBC has been a great assistance to us in all the major events that we have hosted in the last five years.

“Fiji’s Sally Yee, has come back home from Japan to compete in the tour while her younger sister Grace, has just returned from China as well.”

Ho added the event is the only qualification event for the Oceania Cup which is the highest profile event in the Oceania division.

“The best eight men and women will compete at the Oceania Cup which is the qualification event to the World Cup.”

FBC TV manager Vinal Raj said they were privileged to continue on their sponsorship with ITTF and FTTF.

The prizemoney of $3000 AUD will be given to the winners while players that reach the quarterfinals onwards are all guaranteed prize money.

The next leg will be hosted in Tahiti next month.

Edited by Leone Cabenatabua

 

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