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Volleyball Dropped

Volleyball Dropped
June 11
08:04 2015

Team Fiji men’s and womens volleyball team will not travel to the 2015 Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea next month.

Team Fiji Chef de mission Cathy Wong said it was unfortunate for both the teams.

“While it is unfortunate, especially knowing their potential, Team Fiji Volleyball has decided that they will not be able to participate because of certain circumstances.

“We understand that players that have been training hard all year around will be disappointed but this is not the end of the road for them,” Wong said.

Wong further added that this should not dampen the player’s spirits as they will have more opportunities to represent Fiji in future. Team Fiji however wishes the Fiji Volleyball Federation and its players all they best.

“Volleyball athletes should not let this dampen their spirits but use it as a motivating step towards something better and greater for them in their chosen sport,” she said.

The Fiji Women’s team won silver at the last Pacific Games in 2011 while the Fiji Men’s Team finished fifth.

Meanwhile, SUNsports understands Volleyball will not be able to travel because they could not pay their levies on time.

The Pacific Games will be held on July 4-18.




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