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Palau Investing On Coaches

Palau National Olympic Committee secretary general Baklai Temengil believes on the importance of investing more on  coaches. Temengil said they need to follow Fiji by contracting overseas coaches. “The Fiji
30 Mar 2017 11:19
Palau Investing On Coaches

Palau National Olympic Committee secretary general Baklai Temengil believes on the importance of investing more on  coaches.

Temengil said they need to follow Fiji by contracting overseas coaches.

“The Fiji rugby sevens team won gold at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and that is what we need to look at and follow Fiji,”Temengil said.

“For us we really need to raise our standard for young people to perform well in sports.”

With the International Olympic Committee increasing funding, Temengil stated it rest on National Olympic Committee on how they would utilise it.

“IOC has increase funding and we need to have a better planning to utilise it properly.

“For us in Palau our focus now is to invest more on developing our coaches,” she added.

“We are also pleased with new programmes IOC has introduced.

“The focus now is on athletes’ career programme which is a great opportunity for us.”



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