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DHL offers opportunity to deliver match ball for Fiji vs Wales at RWC

February 1, 2019 4:22 pm
DHL Express Fiji at the St. Marcellin Primary School in Vatuwaqa, Suva to launch its competition. [Photo: FBC Sports]

DHL Express Fiji is offering an opportunity of a lifetime for a child to deliver the Match Ball to Fiji Airways Flying Fijians game versus Wales in their pool game at the Rugby World Cup in Japan later this year.

The last world cup match ball carrier for the Fiji vs England’s match Manueli Rauqeuqe was at the launch today at St. Marcellin Primary School to share his experience.

St. Marcellin Primary School students at the launch. [Photo: FBC Sports]

17-year-old Rauqeuqe says the memories of delivering the match ball in 2015 is still fresh in his mind.

“Looking back at the experience it was a like a dream to be able to deliver that ball and I just want to thank DHL for that lifetime experience and experience and I know one of you kids here will be given the opportunity to go to Japan this year.”

Manueli Rauqeuqe. [Photo: FBC Sports]

DHL Country Manager Mark Komene says it is a lifetime opportunity and for the kids who want to try their luck, there are simple instructions to follow.

“We going to use Facebook and it’s really simple to enter into the competition. You just have to click to the DHL Express Fiji Facebook page and you click like and the entry form will pop up and you fill in the entry form and that’s it. It’s simple as that. But what we really need to know in 20 words or less you tell us why you should be the lucky child to deliver the match ball.”

DHL Express Country Manager Mark Komene in White Shirt. [Photo: FBC Sports]

The competition starts yesterday and ends on the 15th of March.

Meanwhile, Fiji is pooled with Australia, Wales, Georgia and Uruguay in Pool D of the world cup which runs through the 20th October to the 2nd of November in Japan.