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Maharaj: Sports Unite All

The Ministry of Education is aware of students’ involvement in Bongo 40th Fiji Primary Schools Football Association (FPSFA) Inter-District Championship. Minister for Education Dr Mahendra Reddy said the three-day tournament
22 Oct 2015 12:02
Maharaj: Sports Unite All
Chief Guest MP Alvick Maharaj during the opening of Bongo 40th Fiji Primary Schools Football Association (FPSFA) Inter-District Champion at Guru Nanak Primary School ground in Labasa yesterday. Photo:SHRATIKA NAIDU

The Ministry of Education is aware of students’ involvement in Bongo 40th Fiji Primary Schools Football Association (FPSFA) Inter-District Championship.

Minister for Education Dr Mahendra Reddy said the three-day tournament in Labasa would provide a platform to students to demonstrate their talent.

“Students gets motivated and also feels recognised,” Dr Reddy said.

“Their studies will not be affected as Year Six and Year Eight examination is over while Year Seven will be week after next,” he said.

Seven schools are participating in Under-12 category while 18 teams are in U14.

Soccer unites people

Member of Parliament Alvick Maharaj opened the Bongo 40th Fiji Primary Schools Football Association IDC in Labasa yesterday.

He told the players at Guru Nanak Primary School ground that soccer was the best medium to unite people from different districts.

“Sports play a very important role in every student’s life,” Maharaj said.

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