Fiji FA plans to build international stadium in Lomolomo

Fiji FA plans to build international stadium in Lomolomo

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Tuesday 18/10/2022
Photo:The Fiji Football Association

The Fiji Football Association have plans to build an international stadium in Lomolomo, Lautoka.

This has been revealed by Fiji Football Association President Rajesh Patel during a dinner function at the Grand Pacific Hotel where the Association hosted the FIFA General Secretary Fatma Samoura.

Patel says they are almost in a position in acquiring the land in Lomolomo, which will be for their own stadium and sports tourism-type facility.

He says the stadium will be built to accommodate all codes of football, like futsal and beach soccer.

The Fiji FA President says they will also have accommodation facilities within the stadium, and he also confirms that they would apply for funding from the FIFA Forward Program.

Patel says they will be applying for the FIFA Forward funding to ensure they achieve their goal.

He adds they have also requested a few things from FIFA which is from Legacy Program in Qatar and they are hopeful their project can be successful.

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