Serevi urges fans to support 7s team
March 6, 2019 6:30 am
Sevens legend Waisale Serevi has asked the fans to keep supporting the national team as they reset to defend the Vancouver title this weekend.
Phil4:13 Congratulations @USARugby 7s for the 5 final in a row @HSBC_Sport 7s @WorldRugby7s #Vegas7s 2019 Well done boys, all the best on next . Vinaka Coach @MikeFriday09 well deserved #consistencyisthekeypic.twitter.com/7jaO3ppBD3
— Waisale_Serevi (@Waisale_Serevi) March 4, 2019
Delivering his speech during a function hosted by fans after the Las Vegas 7s, Serevi encouraged the players ahead of the next stop.
“We have to believe in yourself, pick your bags and get ready. The battle is not over yet, there is another tournament. It’s the fifth tournament, it’s halfway through the series you can still win this World Series.”
Serevi has also asked the fans to keep supporting players who sacrifice a lot while on tour.
“We don’t give dollars to the boys for them to win. It is just our job to give them the support including their families.”
Fiji is pooled with Samoa, Kenya, and Canada at the Vancouver 7s.
They begin its campaign against Kenya at 5.36am on Sunday, then faces Canada at 9.08am before playing Samoa in its final pool match at 1.02pm.
The Cup quarterfinals begin at 6.08am on Monday, semi-finals start at 10.08am and the final is scheduled for 1.19pm.
You can watch the entire tournament live on FBC TV.