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Qiliho Warns: No Drugs, Be Honest

Qiliho Warns: No Drugs, Be Honest
Southern Division team during the opening of the 2018 Kontiki Finance Fiji Police Inter District Football tournament in Nasese on September 12,2018. Photo: Selita Bolanavanua
September 13
11:41 2018

The Commissioner of Police, Brigadier-General Sitiveni Qiliho is taking a hard stand on drug test for his officers.

While opening the three-day Kontiki Finance Fiji Police Inter-District Tournament in Nasova yesterday, he said he had directed the executives of their football committee to conduct mandatory drug test for all the players who are taking part in the tournament.

He said last year they terminated an officer before the tournament due to positive drug test.

“I want clean, fair and good sportsmanship to prevail over the next three days. And if you have any form of drugs in your system, I suggest you do yourself a favor and avoid putting the institution in an embarrassing situation, and step aside.

“Take off your jersey and allow someone who is more deserving to represent your side.

“Let’s do things right, and it begins with being honest with ourselves.”

Meanwhile, eight Police teams from all divisions are competing in the three-day tournament.  A team will be selected after the tournament to represent the Force in the Ratu Sukuna Bowl football competition later this year.

“Last year we brought home the Ratu Sukuna football title and this year I expect the same.

“I know that Northerners who have travelled the farthest will be hungry to take the IDC title back home. But from what I hear on the ground, the southern division is looking to make a clean sweep of all the sporting titles this year.

“I’ve no doubt the next three days we will see some fierce rivalry on the football field.”

Pool One: Headquarters, PSRU, Western Two, Eastern; Pool Two: Western One, Northern, Southern One, Southern Two.

Edited by Osea Bola




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