Tongan athletes stuck in China in good spirits

    Pehē mei he Potungāue MIA 'a Tonga' 'oku fai e feinga ke fakafoki e kau sipoti Tonga 'i Siaina' ka 'i he taimi tatau 'oku fakatu'utāmaki 'a e fakakaukau ke fakafoki mai kinautolu lolotonga e tō 'a e vailasi kolona' koe'uhi he 'e pau ke nau puna mei he feitu'u ki he feitu'u ke toki vaka mei ai ki Tonga'. 'E ala ma'u kinautolu ai 'e he vailasi'. 'Oku nau malu ange 'i he tu'unga lolotonga 'oku nau 'i ai' koe'uhī he ko e 'univēsiti 'oku tauhi ai kinautolu 'oku fu'u tokanga'i lelei 'aupito ke malu mo hao. Ko e toko 52 'a e kau sipoti Tonga 'i Siaina' neongo e lipooti ne hao mai 'a e toko fā he vakapuna Nu'u Sila 'anepoo' pea 'oku fai honau kolonitini 'i Nu'u Sila' ni.

    This story by RNZ.co.nz is republished with permission Tongan athletes and officials stranded in China because of the novel coronavirus outbreak remain in good spirits despite a long wait for arrangements to get them back home. The Kingdom’s Ministry of Internal Affairs has confirmed that 52 athletes and officials, from swimming, table tennis, boxing and weightlifting teams,…


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