December 02, 2021
Fiji Rugby Union's Operations Manager Sale Sorovaki has been appointed as the Chef de Mission to the 2022 Commonwealth games to be held in Birmingham in England.
The Games will be held from July 28 to August 8 2022.
Sorovaki was the Chef de Mission for Team Fiji to the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Turkmenistan.
Sorovaki was the Head Coach of the Men’s Youth Rugby Sevens Team that took part at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjin in China.
He was also the Section Manager for Fiji 7s team at the 2011 Pacific Games in Noumea in New Caledonia.
He holds a Diploma in Management of Olympic Sports Organisation and is a level 3 qualified World Rugby coach and certified World Rugby Trainer.
He also played professional rugby for the Kintetsu Railway in Japan from 1996-2000.
"I have a good sense of working with people and trying to connect with them regardless of what sport they represent."
"I'd like to bring out the best from athletes and challenge them to be their best versions," Sale said.
By Romeka Romena