New Gym Set For Nasamila Rugby Club
Rugby performance for the Nasamila Rugby Club in Kiuva, Bau, Tailevu is expected to be further enhanced after the players received new set of gym equipment from the Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama today.
For this, the club members have applauded the Fijian Government’s assistance and in recognising youth empowerment through sports.
As part of government’s continued commitment in empowering the youths, the donation of a new gym set to the club plays a pivotal role in the development of sports at the community level.
Coach of the Nasamila Rugby Club Ilaitia Koroi acknowledged the government’s assistance, saying it will certainly develop rugby skills for the players.
“We would like to sincerely thank the Fijian Government for the timely assistance that will certainly boost the boys’ morale. The Nasamila Rugby club consists mainly of youths who reside in the village, and this timely assistance will contribute in the teams preparation with club games in the Rewa Rugby Union”.
“Before, we used to make use of resources available as we did not have the proper gym equipment. We used logs, tyres and sand bags as part of our physical training. We had formally requested for this equipment and we are truly grateful that our pleas have been heard”.
Prime Minister Bainimarama, in his address, said that the government recognises the potential of youths and stated that the new gym set is an investment for the youths of Nasamila to develop their skills and unleash their potential.
He added that the development of sports in the community level is one of the many important ways the government supports national development.
The new gym equipment was fully funded by the Office of the Prime Minister under the Small Grants Scheme at a total cost of $17,861.00.