FANCA tournament to boost economic activity

August 10, 2022 12:03 pm

FANCA President Mohammed Yusuf.

The Fiji Australia New Zealand and Canada Muslim sports tournament is expected to boost the economy with a lot of activities planned for the one-week event.

FANCA President Mohammed Yusuf says with players and families from over three countries coming over, a lot of businesses in the west will have peak sales.

Yusuf says a lot of overseas families planning to come are finding it difficult to find accommodation as most hostels have been fully booked.

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“It’s a win-win for the country, apart from the tourism influx the hotels are overbooked, all the small hotels in Lautoka Nadi are booked and people are finding it difficult to book hotels during that time, the rental cars are booked”

Yusuf says there will be a hype of activities in the five-day event with football, Volleyball, Prayer events and Banquets organized for the festival.

The FANCA tournament will celebrate its silver jubilee from next Wednesday to Sunday at Prince Charles Park in Nadi.

There will be live radio commentary of the main matches as well as the final on Mirchi FM.