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Fiji U20 crowned Team of the Year

The Fiji Sports Awards were announced at the Vodafone Arena in Suva in a thrilling evening for Fiji sports, Fiji U20 were named winners of the ANZ Bank Team of the Year Award, after becoming the first Fiji football team to qualify for the FIFA U20 World Cup.#Vodafone Fiji U20’s brilliant performance in last year’s OFC Champions qualifying rounds led the team nominated for the Team of the Year Award.#Former Fiji football national rep and now Fiji FA Development Officer Ronald Ram received the award on behalf of the team which is currently in Malaysia.#Fiji FA chief executive officer Bob Kumar, on behalf of its president Rajesh Patel and board members thanked Fiji Sports Council, Fiji #National Sports Commission and FASANOC for honoring the team.# #“I would like to thank them all for honouring us with this outstanding Award.#“It is another great moment in the history of our U20 team. #“Winning the competition last year was an incredible achievement for our players and our coach Ravinesh Kumar. #Much more, this Award recognizes the hard work of the entire team. Without the hard work of the entire team, and without the undying support of our fans worldwide and our highly valued business partners, this success would not have been possible.”#“It’s a first time in history of Fiji football that a team from Fiji has qualified for FIFA World Cup so it’s a big achievement.#Fiji FA has in the past won Sportsman of the Year Award but never laid their hands on the Team and Coaches category.#Also nominated was Vodafone Fiji U20 than coach Ravinesh Kumar but the award went to Eliesa Irava of Power Lifting Fiji.#Avikash Chand#Fiji FA Media#

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