PORT VILA, 19 FEBRUARY 2018 (VANUATU DAILY POST)—Vanuatu Beach volleyball youth men’s team of James Chilia and Nono Chilia are now preparing for the Oceania Youth Olympic Games qualification event in Canberra, Australia from the 1st to 3rd March 2018.

Nono and James Chillia are in good shape and are putting more effort in their trainings towards the tournament which sees them training twice a day, every weekday. The boys are aiming for “gold” in their upcoming qualification tournament against Fiji, PNG, Cook Islands, Solomon Island, Australia, New Zealand and Tonga.

“Never look down on yourself even if you’re dropped out or finished school, do not think that it is the end of your career, there is also Sports which can take you to different places where you have never been to,” said Nono Chilia.

More experienced player James Chilia is very confident in their trainings and also in winning gold in their upcoming tournament, saying that they are well prepared and ready for the game. James competed in the 2017 U21 World Championship in China and the Oceania Commonwealth Games qualifier.

The Players thank their parents in giving them all the support and encouragement to play beach volleyball and encourage more youth to get active in sports and live a healthy lifestyle. The Vanuatu Youth Olympic team is proudly supported by VASANOC….PACNEWS

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