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Nacuqu Impresses

Nacuqu Impresses
Vodafone Fijian 7s playmaker Waisea Nacuqu in full flight against Canada during Pool play at the Singapore Sevens as head coach Gareth Baber (right) watches from the sideline on April 15, 2017. Photo: Ian Muir
April 17
11:22 2017

Last night (April 16th, 2017), Vodafone Fijian 7s utility back Waisea Nacuqu was still leading the try scoring list of the Singapore Sevens.

Nacuqu, who was dubbed by head coach Gareth Baber as the team’s ‘X Factor’, was on top with nine tries in the Singapore Sevens but was closely followed by Mark Robertson of Scotland, Blitzboks’ Siviwe Soyizwapi, Stephen Tomasin and Perry Baker of USA.

However, so far Nacuqu is the tournament’s most points scorer with 47 points.    

The Votua lad from Ba took on the playmaker’s role this weekend after Vatemo Ravouvou had to return home because of an injury.

The Vodafone Fijians will now return home to prepare for the Paris and London 7s next month. 

Leone Cabenatabua   

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