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Bank South Pacific (Samoa) backs the National Elite Touch Champion 2021

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

BSP Samoa has come on board as a Gold Sponsor to support the Samoa Touch National Elite Touch Champion 2021. The sponsorship includes cash of $6,000.00 with merchandise valued over $1,000.00 and was presented to members of the Samoa Touch Rugby Association on Friday 12th November 2021.

BSP takes great pride in supporting the organizations and causes that are important to our customers especially the youth of Samoa. Manager e Banking for BSP, Maiava Iaeli Tovia-Leota said, “Touch Rugby is one of the most played sports in our country. We recognize the ongoing commitment by the Samoa Touch Rugby Association in initiating and organizing annual tournaments that keep people engaged socially, promote health awareness and develop talent.” Samoa Touch Rugby representative, Alex Mikaele acknowledged BSP’s sponsorship saying, “we are grateful that BSP continues to support our efforts in developing touch rugby and providing financial assistance to make this tournament a success. We are in challenging times due to COVID-19, but BSP has provided their support again to help us deliver our game plans for this year, and for this we would like to thank them on behalf of the President.”

President Mailata said, that the tournament is to cultivate the growth of touch at all levels serving as an outreach initiative for the community.  Three franchises, Vaea, Tagaloa Lagi and Nafanua will compete in the National Elite Touch Champion which starts on 20th of November with the final on 4th December 2021.

Laulau Gloria Takazawa of Samoa Touch received BSP Samoa's sponsorship of ST$6,000 and merchandise valued over $1,000.00.