Fiji has the confidence to beat big teams: Goneva
January 19, 2019 9:00 am
Fiji-born winger Vereniki Goneva believes Fiji’s historic win over France proves as a major force to be reckoned with at the Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Goneva says Fiji now have to quickly accept its victory and prepare for the World Cup in Japan ready to cause upsets.
Speaking to Rugbypass.com, the winger says “The game is behind us now, we take what is positive and negative move forward try make it better mentally and physically within the team. There was a lot of talented and young players in the November squad and I’m truly blessed to be among them. The France game means the boys gained confidence going into the World Cup year. This year is a big year and Fiji has got the confidence to beat big teams. Achieving what they can achieve in this year’s World Cup, the boys know that we need to work hard, focus on staying fit and keep head down going in to Preparation for PNC and RWC this year.”
Fiji is now ranked number 8 in the World – one place above France.