Samoan ath­letes recog­nised

Central Leader - - News -

Sev­eral lo­cals could come out win­ners at the Samoan Sports Awards next month.

New Zealand un­der-17 soc­cer coach Colin Tuaa, who also heads up the Auck­land City NZFC side, is nom­i­nated for Coach of the Year.

West­ern Springs foot­baller Re­nee Leota could pick up Ju­nior Sports- woman of the Year af­ter trav­el­ling to the Olympics with the White Ferns.

And Olympic swim­mer Orinoco Faa­mausil­iBanse-Prince is a fi­nal­ist in the Ju­nior Sports­man of the Year cat­e­gory.

Nom­i­na­tions for the ANZ Pa­cific Sports Per­son­al­ity of the Year award also close to­day, with the win­ners be­ing an­nounced at the awards.

To nom­i­nate some­one email ad­min@samoan sports.co.nz.

The awards will be held at the Tel­stra Events Cen­tre on De­cem­ber 13.

Phone 623-1787 or visit www.samoans­ports. co.nz for in­for­ma­tion.

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