Ryan to assist Fiji in Dubai
December 1, 2016 4:26 am
Former Fiji rugby sevens coach Ben Ryan is back with 7’s, this time adding his midas touch to the national team during the Dubai tournament starting tomorrow.
The gold medal winning coach also was the Chief Guest during the jersey presentation and will join the team as the technical advisor.
Fiji 7s coach Nacanieli Cawanibuka says it a privilege to have Ryan in camp as it will boost the morale of the players in the title defence.
“It was a privilege to host Ben during the jersey presentation to give out the jersey to the players and he will be with us for the next few days and obviously behind the scenes as well helping the team out and helping the players and we are really blessed to have Ben and it will be like a small reunion for as a group."
Meanwhile, Fiji 7s players also went through a session with goal kicking specialist Jeremy Manning.
Fiji’s first match is against Canada at 7.52pm tomorrow after which they play Wales at 11.36pm.
The team’s last pool match is against Argentina at 4.48am on Saturday.
You can watch the tournament live on FBC TV and catch the commentaries of Fiji’s game on Radio Fiji One.