SPORTS

RFMF Gear For Oz Tour

The Republic of the Fiji Military Force is preparing for the International Defence Cricket Challenge in Canberra, Australia next month. Team manager Akuila Nawai said they have been camping for
28 Oct 2015 15:02
RFMF Gear For Oz Tour
RFMF cricket team in training.

The Republic of the Fiji Military Force is preparing for the International Defence Cricket Challenge in Canberra, Australia next month.

Team manager Akuila Nawai said they have been camping for the past two weeks.

“We are preparing to for the Inter-Defence competition played by all the Commonwealth forces.

“We’re going on to the third week of training and we have five more weeks left until we depart.

“We’ll be there for 18 days, there are two pool games and we’re pooled with New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Malaysia.  In this competition female officers will also participate.”

The team is coached by Taione Cakacaka who has included some of the national reps into the side.

“We have chosen all the cricket players to come and join the team especially national reps.  These players are the ones who have represented us in the Sukuna Bowl challenge.

“This is the first time we have participated. They held this every four years so in coincides with the Rugby World Cup.

“The RFMF has fully funded this trip and some sponsors,” Nawai said.

Feedback: paulini.ratulailai@fijisun.com.fj

 

Fijisun E-edition
Advertise with fijisun
Subscribe-to-Newspaper
Fiji Sun Instagram
Fiji Plus
Subscribe-to-Newspaper
error: