McKee names squad for Tonga clash
July 6, 2017 4:49 am
Vodafone Flying Fijians Coach, John McKee has named an experienced and powerful line up for their first match against Tonga in the 2017 Pacific Nations Cup this Saturday.
Captain Akapusi Qera moves to the flanker’s position while Nemani Nagusa gets a start at number eight.
Campese Ma’afu makes a return at prop and will be partnered by Manasa Saulo with Sunia Koto at hooker.
Timoci Nagusa will be at fullback while Asaeli Tikoirotuma starts at outside centre.
Patrick Osborne and Josua Tuisova retain their position on the wings.
The match kicks off at 2pm this Sataurday.
The selected players are:
Campese Maáfu, Sunia Koto, Manasa Saulo, Tevita Cavubati, Leone Nakarawa, Dominiko Waqaniburotu, Akapusi Qera ©, Nemani Nagusa, Serupepeli Vularika, Ben Volavola, Patrick Osborne, Jale Vatubua, Asaeli Tikoirotuma, Josua Tuisova, Timoci Nagusa.
Reserves: Tuapati Talemaitoga, Peni Ravai, Kalivati Tawake, Apisalome Ratuniyarawa, Viliame Mata, Henry Seniloli, Vereniki Goneva, Benito Masilevu.