Fiji Sports Awards Committee would like to congratulate the following nominees in their respective categories for their hard work and dedication throughout the year 2019.
COACH OF THE YEAR NOMINEE: Athletics Fiji - Bola Tafo'ou, Basketball Fiji - Laisiasa Puamau, Karate Fiji - David Qiolevu, Fiji Rugby Union - Gareth Baber, Special Olympics - Siteri Adivanabale, Fiji Swimming - Sharon Pickering Smith, Fiji Table Tennis Association - Harvi Yee, Asia Pacific Taekwondo - Francis Nand, Fiji Taekwondo - Sang Hyun Ra, Weightlifting Fiji - Henry Nagatalevu Suguta Elder
TEAM OF THE YEAR NOMINEE: Athletics Fiji - Fiji Womens 4x100m Relay Team 2019 Pacific Games, Fiji Badminton Association - Fiji Badminton 2019 Pacific Games Team, Basketball Fiji - 2019 Pacific Games Womens Basketball Team, Fiji Judo Association - Fiji Judo Association Women's Team, Fiji National Rugby League - Vodafone Fiji Bati Team, Fiji Rugby Union - Fiji Airways Mens Rugby 7s Team, Special Olympics - Women 5 A-Side Football Team, Fiji Swimming - 2019 Pacific Games Swimming Team, Fiji Table Tennis - Fiji Table Tennis Womens Team, Asia Pacific Taekwondo - Nausori Taekwondo Club, Weightlifting Fiji - Weightlifting Fiji Youth & Junior Oceania & Commonwealth Championship Team
TECHNICAL OFFICIAL OF THE YEAR NOMINEES: World Archery Fiji - Ajay N Ballu, Athletics Fiji - Josaia Tuinamata, Basketball Fiji - Viliame Vacala, Fiji Netball Association - Ruci Camaitoga, Fiji Rugby Union - Alan Muir, Special Olympics - Robin Dayal, Fiji Swimming - Trisa Cheer, Fiji Table Tennis Association - Eva Liang, Asia Pacific Taekwondo - He Canguang, Fiji Taekwondo - Soo Nam Kim, Tennis Fiji - Sachin Shailendra Reddy, Weightlifting Fiji - Joape Tuimaikorolevu
ADMINISTRATOR OF RTHE YEAR NOMINEES:World Archery Fiji - George Fong, Fiji National Rugby League - Jacquelin Shannon, Fiji Rugby Union - John Masi O'Connor, Saioni Sports Association - Ma'ake Tabua, Serua Sports Association - Ratu Jope Naucabalavu Sukanaveita, Special Olympics - Nischal Nishal Karan, Fiji Swimming - Ben Rova, Asia Pacific Taekwondo - Anthony Mark Valentine, Fiji Taekwondo - Keresi Jeong, United Blind Person of Fiji - Samuela Veikoso, Waidroka Sports Association - Litia Naitanui, Weightlifting Fiji - Ritesh Ratiram
VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR NOMINEES: Athletics Fiji - Osea Biu Waqa, Basketball Fiji - Alex Fong, Deaf Sports Association of Fiji - Eve Naqio, Fiji Netball Association - Moape Vu, Fiji Rugby Union - Josefa Turaganivalu, Special Olympics - Rohin Latchmi, Fiji Swimming - Patricia Vosayaco, Fiji Table Tennis - Akanisi Latu, Asia Pacific Taekwondo - Sanjay Pratap, Fiji Taekwondo - Shoma Subrail, Weightlifting Fiji - Sera Vakaloloma
PHOTOGRAPH OF THE YEAR NOMINEES: Athletics Fiji - Eugene Sebastian Vollmer, Fiji Times Ltd - Rama, Fiji Times Ltd - Jonacani Lalakobau, Fiji Times Ltd - Jovesa Naisua, Tennis Fiji - Yasel Heredia Rojas, Weightlifting Fiji - Bruce Southwick
SPORT ORGANISATION OF THE YEAR NOMINEES: Fiji Rugby Union, Special Olympics,Fiji Swimming, Asia Pacific Taekwondo Federation Fiji, Fiji Taekwondo Association, Weightlifting Fiji
Acknowledgement of all nominees will be on Friday 7th February 2020 at the FMF Gym from 6pm. Our Nominees presentation Cocktail event will be also host all Major Sponsors for the 11 Categories.