25 August, 2006

Progress towards the 2007 World Netball Championships to be held in Suva

Fiji will become the first Pacific Island nation to host the World Netball Championships when it hosts the event in Suva from 10 to 21 July, 2007. Fiji will host 16 nations over 11 competition days which will cost the country about F$3 million. The games will be played at the FMF Dome, Laucala Bay, Suva with the city expecting to host a large number of players, spectators and tourists. So far, the world's top 5 teams, Australia, England, Jamaica, New Zealand and South Africa have already qualified and so has the host country, Fiji. Cook Islands and Samoa, joins the Pacific Island nations who have qualified so far for the Championships. To know more of the event, interested people can contact the organising Committee at their Secretariat at 220 Laucala Bay Road, telephone +679 3270244 or e-mail info@wnc07.com.fj. Note from GV : Those that will need accommodation in Suva from 10 to 21 July 2007, our two bedroom furnished home with seaviews is currently available at F$140.00 a night. We expect to be booked soon as the rate offered is very reasonable compared to the demand expected. Please view more details of the home through links at the right hand side of this blog. You can contact us at gilbert@connect.com.fj or telephone +679 3396427. The home has a Personal Computer and High Speed Internet provided complimentary for guests' use.

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