22nd September 09:42 PM
Nasilasila is a team player not a selfish player - Baber
By Lena Reece and Iva Danford
Saturday 14/04/2018
Fiji 7s player Amenoni Nasilasila

With less than an hour to go before Fiji kicks off their first match at the Commonwealth Sevens, Fiji 7s coach, Gareth Baber has highlighted that he has confidence in Amenoni Nasilasila’s style of play to bring in more pressure to the opposition.

Speaking to Fijivillage, Baber says Nasilasila is a player that is always out for the team and not for himself.

Baber says he is confident that he has picked the best players to give the best shot to win the first ever Commonwealth 7s gold.

Baber says it is great to hear that excitement is building up in Fiji for this weekend’s tournament and he knows that the team is carrying the hopes of the nation to create history.

Meanwhile, Minister for Youth and Sports, Laisenia Tuitubou presented the team jerseys this morning. 

Fiji will play Sri Lanka at 1.21pm tomorrow in the first game, we will then meet Uganda at 7.53pm tomorrow in our second pool match before facing Wales at 11.33pm in the last pool game.

There will be no quarterfinals as the top four teams will go straight to the semifinals at 1.43pm Sunday and the Commonwealth 7s final will kick off at 5.04pm Sunday.

In other matches earlier today, Australia beat Samoa 24‑7, England thrashed Jamaica 38‑5, Kenya beat Canada26-10 while New Zealand defetaed Zambia 54-0.

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