Fiji remain undefeated in pool stage

January 21, 2023 3:27 pm

The Fiji Men’s 7s team fought tooth and nail for a 22-12 win over Samoa in their final pool match and has secured a spot in the quarter-finals.

Waisea Nacuqu scored a double in the first half while Samoa’s Tuna Tuitama hit back with the lone try of the first half to keep the points 10-7 in the second spell.

Samoa surprised Fiji from behind with a try from Motu Opetai a few seconds into the second half.

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But Fiji showed determination fighting for a consecutive win in the pool stage as Vuiviwa Naduvalo and Manueli Maisamoa each scored a try.

Meanwhile, The Fijiana 7s side will face Papua New Guinea at 5.37 pm.