Fiji FA mourns Rewa U16 player
April 23, 2019 12:24 pm
The Fiji Football fraternity is saddened to learn the tragic death of Rewa U16 player Rayshal Roy.
Fiji FA President and FIFA council member Rajesh Patel described the agony felt at the loss of one so young, one who had his life set out before him.
“We have lost an upcoming player and a true son of Fiji. One who had football in his heart. Football was his life.This is a tragic event – a young boy playing for the Rewa U-16 team, dreaming of football glory, to be cut down in the richness of youth leaves us all with sore hearts, tears and prayers for Roy’s family, friends, team-mates, coaches and Rewa FA officials”
Roy had been playing for Rewa U-16 with distinction, he was a prospect that undoubtedly would have had a bright future in the game.
Roy drowned while having a family picnic at Kiuva beach on Sunday.