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Brain Kaltak To Play for Columbus Waterside

Vanuatu Football President Lambert Maltock release the news this afternoon in a press conference at VFF house in Port Vila.
“Iam very happy to annouce today that one of our academy student Brian Kaltak will now play for Columbus Waterside AFC in Wellington, New Zealand.”
Columbus Waterside AFC is a club based in Wellington, New Zealand and the club is aiming to win promotion and has good facilities to strengthen their squad.
Columbus Waterside has showed alot of interest in the Vanuatu U20 defender. They are bottom of the league at the moment but are trying to strengthen their squad.
Brian Kaltak was born and raised in his own village at Erakor and follow his father’s foot step as a soccer player. His father Timothy Kaltak plays for Vanuatu National team as a striker but his son Brian is a defender which makes his father a proud man today.
“Iam a striker with Erakor Golden Star and national team during my times but I think Brain is a good defender and Iam sure if his coaches move him up I am sure he can score some good goals because he scores great goals for academy.”
“I want to thank all academy coaches for their great help in bringing Brian for the last two years at academy and I am very proud of him now.” said his father Timothy.
The turning point if his career was a brilliant performance during the OFC Under 20 Competition in New Zealand few weeks ago nad performed outstanding against American Samoa, PNG, Fiji and Solomon Islands.
Academy head coach Moise poida could’nt stop talking about Brian as a strong defender in the TVL Premier League and also in the OFC competition.
“He is a great player and very strong in defense and I am sure he will have a good season with Columbus Waterside in Wellington.” said Poida.
Bruce Duncan who is the club adminstrator said, “Firstly, thanks you for giving us the opportunity of securing the services of Brian for a player in our First team. I know you highly recommend him, and want to ensure he gets the best possible environment to achieve in his playing and personal growth as an individual.”
“Brian will be a welcome asset, as part of the Waterside Karori First team. He will get to be around a great bunch of players and a coaching and management team who are passionate and hungry for football.”
“He will also get the opportunity to coach our juniors, with the guidance of Ian Porteous and Ricki Herbert (New Zealand and Phoenix Coach). And lastly, he will be living in a positive, secure and friendly environment, so he can enjoy and experience a good Kiwi lifestyle.”
“We look forward to Brian’s arrival, and we will guarantee a safe, enjoyable time in Wellington New Zealand.” comcluded Bruce Duncan.”
Another Academy coach who played with Mitchelton FC in Bisbane and Tahiti, Etienne Mermer encourage Brian to work hard in training and play hard for his new club in new Zealand.
Mr. Lambert said that all his travelling documents should be ready by next week and he will fly to Wellington for a period of four months with his new club.
VFF will annouce Brian Kaltak’s departure date in the next few weeks and all VFF staffs wish Brian a safe travel and all the best in his career in Wellington.

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