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Newton Athletic Park Newton Athletic Park Nearly 10 days away from the Inter District Championship preparations are well underway.

The tournament is drawing huge interest this year for the reasons that the Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimara will be the closing ceremony guest.

Fijian Soccer League of Greater Vancouver president Nadraj says there's a lot hype about this year's IDC.

"This year's tournament is a historic one", he said.

"The Fijian PM Voreqe Bainimara's visit is huge as he becomes the very first sitting leader to preside over the eventful closing ceremonies".

Nair said FSLGV is working on various aspects of what he calls a clean environment for the two day event.

"Were looking forward now to focusing 100 per cent of our energy on just staging a successful IDC."

He said IDC is all about image and branding.

"We want to make sure everything that needs to be covered and then dealing with how best showcase the IDC when PM rolls into town," Nair said.

Work is also underway for the 10 day countdown to the Fiji Day Celebrations, the events in conjunction with the two day outdoor summer fiesta.

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