Raka 7s tournament gets global recognition
June 7, 2018 6:01 pm
The Raka 7s Tournament has been recognized globally after they have been awarded as the Innovator of the Year by the global Green Sports Alliance.
The tournament efforts mainly for reducing the amount of single-use plastic waste generated during the two-day tournament which was held last year.
Raka 7s tournament is a new organization which was introduced last year, and it is the only sporting organization that is from the Oceania Region.
Sustainability Coordinator Dwain Qalovaki says this has boosted the level of confidence of the organization to promote healthy living.
“It’s a humbling experience to be recognized by a global for the small work that we’re really doing in our part of the world and to be awarded alongside nine of the much bigger sporting organization and tournaments from around the world, gives us the great feeling that we are on the right path to be able to make a difference.”
Meanwhile, the Raka 7s Tournament is likely to host another tournament in Suva this year.