Football

Fiji, Japan Football Deal

Fiji FA is ready to work closely with the Japan Football Association in various ways such as sports exchange programmes
24 Mar 2021 13:57
Fiji, Japan Football Deal
From left: Japan Football Association president Kohzo Tashima and Isikeli Mataitoga in Japan. Photo: Fiji FA Media

Fiji Football Association has welcomed the decision of Japan Football Association (JFA) to draft a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together.

Fiji FA president Rajesh Patel thanked the Ambassador of Fiji to Japan, Isikeli Mataitoga for meeting with the JFA president Kohzo Tashima in Japan last week.

Patel and Tashima share a close relationship as both are FIFA Council Members.

“Fiji FA is ready to work closely with the Japan Football Association in various ways such as sports exchange programmes. I would like to thank Mataitoga for creating this partnership,” Patel said.

“I already had discussions with JFA president. Now we need to work on drafting a MOU to set out clearly the areas of cooperation which would include sports team exchange, officials development programmes, coaching clinics etc.

“We are ready to work hand in hand for the benefit of developing and progressing in football.”

 



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