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Bmobile supports Kwai sports games 2022

The company donated beach umbrellas, soccer balls, shirts, water bottles and wristbands for the December event, which will take place in East Malaita.

Bmobile Solomon Islands is the first company to support the Kwai Beach Games 2022, during a brief handover ceremony at the company’s headquarters at the Grand Plaza Building, Town Ground in Honiara.

The company has donated beach umbrellas, soccer balls, shirts, water bottles and wristbands for the December event, which will take place in East Malaita.

According to the local organizing committee (LOC), Bmobile is the first to respond to a call for help launched earlier this month.

Wilton Varia, Bmobile’s National Marketing Director, said, “We are very happy to be the first responder to the call for help. We are also proud to sponsor a first rural sporting event outside of Honiara.

He added that Bmobile wishes the organizers and participants peaceful and enjoyable games in this festive season.

Speaking on behalf of the organisers, LOC manager Ronald Toito’ona said: “We are delighted to receive such overwhelming support from Bmobile Solomon Islands.

“The goods will be very useful for the event. It is also good to see Bmobile giving back to our community in the Gula’ala region of Malaita, which has a large number of customers there.

Launched in December 2019 with beach soccer as the main sport, this year’s event is expected to include beach volleyball, canoe races, as well as other side activities such as Christian choir and music competitions.

The objectives of the Kwai Beach Games are to; (a). Enable young people to develop their sporting skills, (b). Improve an avenue where young people can develop their teamwork and leadership potentials/skills, (c). Encourage youth participation within Ward 16 communities and the wider community, (d). Uniting youth and communities through sport to maintain peace and harmony in Solomon Islands societies.

The event is confirmed from December 26 to 31, 2022 and it will be a week of sporting and musical festivities.

Source: press release

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