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Sky TV to offer Samoan language commentary for upcoming sports games

Samoan language commentary to play on Sky Sport. Photo: Warriors NZ
Warriors stars Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and Reece Walsh. Photo: Warriors NZ

To celebrate Samoan Language Week / Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa, Sky TV will be providing Samoan commentary for three upcoming sports games on Sky Sports in New Zealand.

The events include the Warriors V Cowboys rugby league game today, Friday 28th May, at 8pm; the Mystics v Steel netball game on Sunday 30th May at 4pm; and the Crusaders v Force Super Rugby game on Friday 4th June at 7pm.

Lorenzo Kaisara, Community Liaison Manager for Local Doctors, and To’o Vaega, a former Manu Samoa International, will call every exciting moment for viewers.

“Sky is delighted to provide Samoan commentary for [these] events over the coming days, so more Pasifika fans can enjoy some great sports action in the language they know and love.”

To access commentary in Samoan, simply choose the yellow button on your Sky remote and select the “alternative language” option.

Manuia le faamanatuina o le vaiaso o le gagana Samoa.

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