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Sorovaki named to coach U18

Rashneel Kumar
Friday, August 08, 2014

SALE Sorovaki has been named the Fiji under-18 sevens team coach to the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China this month.

He replaces Ben Ryan, who has been advised by the doctor against travelling long distances following his knee surgery in June.

Sorovaki, who was initially the manager of the team, was recommended by Ryan to take over his role.

Vodafone Fiji 7s manager Ropate Kauvesi has been roped in to manage the team to the Youth Olympics to be held from August 16 to 28.

Sorovaki, who is also the Fiji Rugby Union development manager, said they were working on Kauvesi's travel arrangement and other logistics.

Meanwhile the national U18 team marched into camp at the Uprising Resort yesterday minus the five Ratu Kadavulevu School players.

The players, forwards Joseva Rauga, Ratu Epeneri Uluiviti, Timoci Meya, rover Filimoni Nawabalavu and playmaker Filipe Qoro are lined-up to play in the Coke Zero Deans U18 final against Lelean Memorial School next Saturday.

Sorovaki said they have the consent of the parents and guardians of these players and were seeking help from the Ministry of Education for their release.

"All the logistics for the games have been done so we are trying our best to get these players in the team," Sorovaki added.

The Fiji U18 7s team will leave for China on Monday.

Fiji U18 7s: Prop/Hooker - Alipate Wate Qaraniqio (Sigatoka Methodist), Josaia Cokaibusa (Sigatoka Methodist), Navitalai Navuni Ralawa (Sigatoka Methodist); Forward - Joseva Vaughan Sadreu Rauga (Rt Kadavulevu School), Ratu Epeneri Vulakauvaki Uluiviti (Rt Kadavulevu School), Timoci Love Tawake Meya (Rt Kadavulevu School); Rover/Wing - Sailasa Christa David James Powell (Rampur College), Semi Tubacule (Sigatoka Methodist); Halfback - Eminoni Naqionitoga Vuidravuwalu (Uprising); Rover - Filimoni Nawabalavu (Rt Kadavulevu School); Playmaker - Filipe Nasilasila Qoro (Rt Kadavulevu School); Wing - Waisea Vasuitoga Daroko (St Johns College)








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