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  The Vodafone Fijian 7s captain Osea Kolinisau says they have what it takes to remain at number one at the end of the Las Vegas-Vancouver leg of the World
01 Mar 2016 12:47
All For Our Fiji
Vodafone 7's rep Savenaca Rawaca with a fan at the Nadi International Airport last night. Photo: WAISEA NASOKIA

 

The Vodafone Fijian 7s captain Osea Kolinisau says they have what it takes to remain at number one at the end of the Las Vegas-Vancouver leg of the World Sevens Series this weekend.

“We are ready to go and to play for Fiji;”Kolinisau said.

“We need to win for the people of Fiji after the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Winston.”

Fiji has been pooled alongside Argentina, Samoa and France.

“The onus is on the boys to perform in Vegas. We going to tournament not just to participate, we’re the number one team in the series and we need to remain the top team.

“Our pool opponents will make it tough for us as we have played them frequently in the 2015-16 series.

“We need to be stronger and the players are keen to make it happen.”

 

Defying Odds

The Vodafone Fijian 7s team will be out to defy the odds at the World Sevens Series in Las Vegas this weekend.

Team manager Ropate Kauvesi said the players have been reminded to play for the country and all Fijians who were affected by Tropical Cyclone Winston.

He said the team was ready to play to expectation at Sam Boyd Stadium.

“It was not the best preparation as we made sure that everything was okay as far our families were concerned,”he said.

“There is no excuse as the boys are professional players and they need to step up and move on.

“The boys are well aware of the devastation around the country but we will need the support of all Fijians to help us defend our title in Vegas.” Edited by Osea Bola

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