His Excellency the President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau today received the i-Tatau presentation from the U20 Fiji Football Team to the FIFA U20 World Cup.
Speaking to the team at Government House, His Excellency said they the team would be representing Fiji with honor at an International arena.
“You are the chosen lot of young men who had your trial by fire and are now on the verge of international representation,” His Excellency said.
“You have pledged to the President and the people of Fiji that you are prepared to undertake this herculean task that you have been given.”
His Excellency said the team will be competing with budding superstar footballers and the training has built them up for international platform.
“Go with the blessing of the all the people of Fiji here and overseas and I wish you well and look forward to the reports of your game.”
The team is set to play with Germany in their first match at the FIFA U20 World Cup in New Zealand early next month.