Update: 4:34PM MANUELI Laqai will captain the Digicel Fiji 7s team to the Gold Coast 7s tournament in Australia next weekend.
He is one of the few experienced players named in the team for the opening leg of the 2013/14 HSBC Sevens World Series.
Five players are set to make their debut in the IRB 7s series. They are Jiuta Takubu, Sakuisa Nadruku, Kelepi Namoua, Sunia Kubu and Vucago Bainitabua.
The team will be featuring in the Fiji Water Centennial International 7s this weekend at the ANZ Stadium in Suva.
Fiji 7s - Ulaiasi Lawavou, Jiuta Takubu, Manueli Laqai (captain), Samuela Saqiwa, Sakuisa Nadruku, Kelepi Namoua, Vucago Bainitabua, Ilai Tinai, Sunia Kubu, Donasio Ratubuli, Samisoni Viriviri, Benito Masilevu.
Lawavou, Laqai, Saqiwa, Tinai and Viriviri were part of the team that won the the Gold Coast 7s title last year.