Vodafone Fiji has thrown their support behind the Vodafone Fiji U16 League which was launched last Saturday at Fiji Football Academy in Vatuwaqa.
Speaking during the launch Vodafone Fiji’s Dealer Manager Avichal Prasad said Vodafone Fiji had been partnering with Fiji Football Association to support the development of Football in the country for the past seven years.
“The true reflection of our passion and commitment for the sport can be seen in our bid to firm-up the foundation of football by support to the grass root level of Football in the country, “Prasad said.
Prasad said they were proud to be the name behind the football teams in supporting them.
“Through our financial boost we assist in facilitating their training and development programs.
“It gives me immense pleasure to stand here today to announce our support towards the Vodafone U16 Youth League, “Prasad said.
He said this was an additional new youth category league introduced by Fiji Football last year to help develop the sports in the country.
“Today, yet again we go a step further in our commitment to improve the stature of football at grass roots level in the country. I think this is where we need to invest; in our young people.”
“We are confident that through our financial boost and support we will help mold the young bloods into stars of tomorrow.
With these words, he said nn behalf of Vodafone,he acknowledged the efforts of Fiji Football Association for their part in organizing the Vodafone U16 Youth League and thanked all the district teams for part-taking in this year’s competition.
The Vodafone Fiji National U16 League started last Saturday with Tailevu North beating Tailevu Naitasiri 3-1 while Navua thrashed Suva 4-0 at FFA Academy Ground in Vatuwaqa.