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Motibhai Group gives $20k to Road to Gold campaign

Fiji’s Road to Gold campaign has received a timely boost following the handing over of a $20,000 cash donation from Motibhai Group yesterday. Motibhai Group director Rajesh Patel said the company is happy to assist sporting activities in the country. PATEL: “Our group will be ready to support such campaigns as and when required in […]

Luke Nacei

July 16, 2016 9:02 am

Fiji’s Road to Gold campaign has received a timely boost following the handing over of a $20,000 cash donation from Motibhai Group yesterday.

Motibhai Group chairman and CEO, Kirit Patel  with Fiji Rugby Union CEO John O'connor. (Allison Penjueli/Newswire)
Motibhai Group chairman and CEO, Kirit Patel with Fiji Rugby Union CEO John O’Connor during the handover yesterday. (Allison Penjueli/Newswire)

Motibhai Group director Rajesh Patel said the company is happy to assist sporting activities in the country.

PATEL: “Our group will be ready to support such campaigns as and when required in the future as well.”

The recent donation from Motibhai Group is directed towards the Road to Gold campaign for the National 7s and the Fijiana teams in their preparation for the Olympic Games.

PATEL: “We are pleased to support the Road To Gold with the FRU and we wish the team in its successes.”

Motibhai Group chairman and CEO, Kirit Patel wished the team well before their campaign.

KIRIT: “I take this opportunity to convey our best wishes to Team Fiji and all athletes who will be part of the Fiji contingent during the games.”

Fiji Rugby Union (FRU) CEO John O’Connor thanked the group for their timely donation which will go a long way in supporting the national team.

O’CONNOR: “We thank the road to gold team they have been walking around the clock to be in touch with the corporate organization who have come in to contribute towards the team.”

He said the national team will be leaving for Brazil in two week’s time and the donation will be utilized to facilitate their first stop-over in Chile.

Meanwhile, the Fiji 7s men and women team will be named tonight.

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