Local company major sponsor of athletics competition
The Samoa Stationery and Books (SSAB) is the major sponsor of the Champ of Champ Athletics Competition in August.
The company's marketing and communications manager, Asomua Anastasia Stanley, made the announcement Tuesday on behalf of the President and CEO Tofilau Fiti Leung Wai.
“On behalf of Tofilau, who is currently out of the country and our staff at SSAB, we are proud to announce that we will be the major sponsor for the annual athletics competition in August.
“The assistance is part of our focus in education but sports if part of education hence why we wanted to extend our reach to help our local athletes by sponsoring the event which contributes to the development of their talents and skills.
“This is not the first time SSAB has sponsored the champs; it has been four consecutive since we have supported the development of sports for schools in Samoa,” he said.
Asomua stated that part of their assistance includes providing prices or trophies for the tournament, refreshments for officials.
“We also acknowledge God for his guidance and support because he has enabled us to provide this assistance and there thanksgiving and glory must be given back to him,” he added.
President of the Schools Principal’s Association, Matafeo Reupena Matafeo officially acknowledged SSAB as the naming rights sponsor for the event and expressed their gratitude for the support.