Samoan athletes recognised
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.