Back after 20 years: Fijiana returns to Hong Kong
31 March, 2023, 10:39 am
After 20 years, the Fiji Airways Fijiana 7s side will run on to the turf at So Kon Po Stadium to battle it out against the world’s best in Hong Kong this weekend.
But there is more than just winning on their minds as they take on Brazil, Australia and Ireland in their pool games, they know nothing less than giving it their best will give the side a shot at qualifying for the 2024 Olympics in Paris.
Coach Saiasi Fuli says his girls are well aware of what is riding on their shoulders and said the mix of young and experienced players should place them in good stead ahead of their game against Ireland at 5.04pm and Brazil at 9.04pm today.
They face Australia at 1.55pm tomorrow.
Meanwhile, the men’s side take on Samoa at 7.26pm today.
Tomorrow they face Canada at 3.52pm and the high-flying Argentina at 8.37pm.