SSAB is the Naming Rights Sponsor for Tolotolo o le Tamauli Fautasi


The only fautasi crew from the big island of Savai’i has partnered with the Number One Store in Samoa, SSAB.

SSAB delightfully announced its newly established partnership with the Tolotolo o Tamauli Fautasi from the village of Salelologa in Savai’i earlier this week.

The Chief Executive Officer of SSAB, Afioga Tofilau Fiti Leung Wai is excited for this partnership and looks forward to working together with the only Fautasi crew from Savai’i and supporting their quest in the much-anticipated 60 years Independence Fautasi Regatta.

The generosity received by the Management of the Tolotolo o Tamauli included a brand new uniform, cash, food, caps and umbrellas.

The Management of the Tolotolo o Tamauli expressed their heartfelt appreciation to CEO Tofilau Fiti Leung Wai and General Counsel of SSAB, Aumua Ming Leung Wai for responding positively to their request for assistance in such a short time frame.

According to Pauli Apelu, the Treasurer and Secretary for the Tolotolo o Tamauli, it was the best news they had received since they started petitioning for sponsorship.

“We are grateful for your kindness and our hearts are full,” said Pauli Apelu.

CEO Tofilau credited God for the opportunity that He has allowed for this partnership to form and commended the Management and the whole crew for their courage to compete in this year’s Fautasi Regatta to celebrate Samoa’s 60 years of Independence.

“It’s never an easy obligation to put together a Fautasi Crew considering the costings for mobilization, however, I am moved by your hearts and courage to still go ahead and compete in this year’s Fautasi race,” says CEO Tofilau.

Tolotolo o Tamauli Fautasi is no stranger to the Fautasi races given they had won Fautasi races in the past.

The SSAB company wishes the Management, Captain and the crew of Tolotolo o Tamauli the very best for the Fautasi race this Friday.

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