Tough World Cup pool for Fijiana XV
November 20, 2020 12:40 pm
[Source: Rugby World Cup]
The Fijiana XV team has been drawn in a tough pool for the 2021 Women’s World Cup.
Fiji is in Pool C and will play 2017 runner-ups, England, France and South Africa.
The draws for the Women’s World Cup 2021 took place in New Zealand this morning conducted by the Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Arden.
Current World Champions New Zealand is in pool A with Australia, Wales and the final qualifier winner.
In Pool B are Canada, the United States of American with the team that will qualify from Europe and Asian region.
Being drawn in the same pool with some of the top women’s team in rugby will be a challenge for the Fijiana side says Head Coach Senirusi Seruvakula.
“I was very happy and very relaxed to be amongst some of the top teams in the world. Especially England who were the first runner-ups in the last World Cup with France and South Africa and I am really excited.”
The tournament will take place in New Zealand for the first time, with games in Auckland and Whangarei between September 18 and October 16 next year.
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