By JOSEPHINE NAVULA
After a lapse of ten years, Sikhs from around Fiji turned up in numbers to compete at the Sikh North-West Tournament at the Christian Hall grounds in Nadi, on Sunday, March 10.
Fiji Sikh Association President, Bayant Singh said he is very grateful to the people who have worked hard to make it a successful tournament.
“I take this opportunity to thank Nadi Khalsa Association for successfully hosting the tournament,” Mr Singh said.
“Special thanks to Ravin Ray Singh, Rashmir Singh and Gurdip Singh for their timeless efforts in getting everything organized in time. I also thank Fiji Sikh Football Association executives for their support and running the tournament successfully.
“Special thanks to the grounds committee for kindly allowing us to use the school grounds and premises for the one-day event. The Sikh Association of Fiji members also supported throughout the day and the Lautoka Sikh Temple management also offered their support and blessings,” Mr said.
The Tournament ended with Tavua in first place, Nadi second, followed by Ba in third and Nadroga in fourth place.
The results of the tournament are as follows; Game 1; Ba 4-0 Nadroga, Game 2; Nadi 0-2 Tavua, Game 3; Tavua 3-1 Ba, Game 4; Nadi 6-0 Nadroga, Game 5;Tavua 3-0 Nadroga, Game 6; Ba 0-1 Nadi.
The tournament was hosted by Nadi Khalsa Association.