BY JOHN HOUANIHAU
THE Development Bank of Solomon Islands (DBSI) has assured Honiara Table Tennis Association (HTTA) of their full support in the sport’s preparation for the Pacific Games next year.
DBSI representative, Samson Kakadi said they would work with the Honiara table tennis association ahead of next year’s 2023 south pacific games to be hosted here in Honiara.
The Development Bank of Solomon Islands Sport Coordinator told Raw Sport, Wednesday last week.
The DBSI this week has supported the Honiara Table tennis open ranking competition that runs from 4-6th July with a cheque of SBD$ 2,396-00.
“I am so happy to be involved in this sponsorship to run this sport and on behalf of the management, CEO and managers, we are very happy to support table tennis,’’ said Kakadi.
“We are happy to give a small support, the medals and two trophies for the games,’’ he said.
He stated that table tennis has been revived back after so many years and the DBSI would like to be part of the sport by working together for its growth.
“We DBSI liked to develop the sport together with Honiara table tennis association as we are gearing up towards the 2023 Pacific games here in Solomon Islands,’’ said Kakadi.
Raw sport understands that DBSI is the major sponsor for the medals at the recent Honiara school base table tennis open ranking which was concluded Wednesday this week.
Kakadi also thank everyone, sponsors, students and family members who had participated in the Honiara school base open ranking this week.
“Without all of us this competition would not happen, hence I want to acknowledge other sponsors and everyone for dedicating your support and time to this event,’’ he said.
Mr Kakadi meanwhile had assured the Honiara table tennis association that they are and will continue to support future table tennis events in preparing for the 2023 SPG in Honiara.
Featured Photo: DBSI sports Rep., Samson Kakadi Giving his remarks at the closing of the Honiara School Table Tennis open ranking Competition on Wednesday 6th July. PHOTO: JOHN HOUANIHAU