Badminton

Digicel sponsors Suva Badminton Open

Digicel Fiji announced a cash sponsorship in support of the Suva Badminton Open, which is being held in Suva this weekend. With the National Sports Day celebrated yesterday, Digicel Fiji’s Head of Marketing, Ms. Sheryl Singh said the sport is a way to keep fit and healthy. SINGH: ” We are delighted to support the […]

Staff Writers

June 25, 2016 7:21 am

Digicel Fiji announced a cash sponsorship in support of the Suva Badminton Open, which is being held in Suva this weekend.

Fiji Badminton vice-president Mr Dennis Fong and Digicel Fiji's Public Relations and Sponsorship Manager Mr Satish Narain. (Digicel)
Fiji Badminton vice-president Mr Dennis Fong and Digicel Fiji’s Public Relations and Sponsorship Manager Mr Satish Narain. (Digicel)

With the National Sports Day celebrated yesterday, Digicel Fiji’s Head of Marketing, Ms. Sheryl Singh said the sport is a way to keep fit and healthy.

SINGH: ” We are delighted to support the organizing committee during the Suva Open. We look forward to some exciting Badminton this weekend, and we are happy to support this event. Badminton also attracts players from all-walks of life, is a great way to keep fit and healthy and we would like to promote this mantra to help in building a better and healthier community.”

Fiji Badminton vice-president, Mr. Dennis Fong said he Fiji Badminton is thankful to Digicel for the sponsorship.

FONG: “Being a minor sport, Badminton has many challenges in getting sponsorship in growing the sport in the country. Fiji Badminton is thankful to Digicel for this sponsorship as we continue to achieving our goals in promoting the sport.”

The top seed at the Suva Open will be Jason Low from Malaysia, while local players Andra Whiteside, Carline Bentley, Shivneil Chand, Aninda Sahai and Liam Fong will provide a tough battle.

The three-day open is expected to attract 80 players, four players are also coming from Vanuatu.

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