Baber aims for a back to back title
February 28, 2018 12:04 am
Fiji Airways men’s 7s side hopes to win its second straight title in Las Vegas this weekend.
Coach Gareth Baber says despite the win in Hamilton earlier this month, the team still needs to improve and performance to another level in the USA.
“The pressure is as the expectation arises so we have expectations of ourselves as a squad as well. We know what we did in Hamilton are of the quality that we have to want to replicate throughout the season. We have to go and do it again this weekend.”
The Fiji 7s side visited a school in Las Vegas today and then went through a hit out session against Spain as they begin to wrap up the preparations.
Meanwhile, Fiji begins its campaign in the Las Vegas tournament against Russia at 12.06pm on Saturday.
They then play France at 3.07pm and faces Kenya in their last pool match at 8.36am on Sunday.
The quarterfinal kicks off at 1.26pm on Sunday, while the semi-final begins at 9.12am next Monday and the final is secluded for 12.30pm.
You can watch the tournament live on FBC TV and the catch the commentaries of Fiji’s games on Radio Fiji One.