BY ALFRED PAGEPITU
THE West Gizo men’s beach soccer team will host a beach soccer tournament next month in the Western Province.
The tournament will take place July 5th – 9th, at Paeloge beach soccer field in West Gizo.
Chairman of the Tutimudi Beach Soccer Mr. John Wesley told SunSports, that Tutimudi Beach Soccer committee of Paeloge are in preparation at the moment to host another exciting tournament this year.
“We wish to encourage clubs around the province to participate and get prepare for this up-coming compertition.
“I would like to encourage young skillful and talented players to participate to select the final squad in preparation to represent the Western Province in this upcoming Solomon Games,” Wesley added.
“Tutimudi Beach Soccer committees are inviting other clubs from Vella la Vella, Ranonga and surrounding villages in the province to take part,” said Wesley.
He said beach soccer clubs will meet own costs.
“But the host will provide camping venue and other facilities. This year beach soccer compertition fee is $250.00.”
Wesley said committee members are now drafting an estimate budget and proposal to seek sponsors and other financial support means to host this year’s beach soccer tournament.
He said the committee members are working closely with the Western Provincial government and other business houses to provide prizes and support for the tournament.
The Chairman reiterates a call on the provincial government, communities and business houses to support the tournament in terms of finance to develop the standard of beach soccer in the province.
He said the committee members are looking forward to welcome other teams from neighbouring islands and registration is now open.