Fiji Time: 2:56 PM on Saturday 20 January

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Archives » Article Index

Focus turns to Africa

Paulini Ratulailai
Wednesday, December 06, 2017

JOSUA VICI believes the Fiji Airways Fiji Mens's 7s team can win the Cape Town 7s in South Africa this weekend.

Vici, who signed a three-year deal with Houston Strikers club in the United States, said he knew how it felt when you were pressured to deliver your best in any HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series tournament.

"What the boys need right now are our prayers and support especially the new players," he said.

"I know how it feels when players are being pressured, but what the fans don't know is the hard work these players put in.

"We have different style of playing 7s, but at the end of the day we must support our players."

The Niudua, Naceva, Kadavu lad is adapting well at his new club along with former national captain Osea Kolinisau.

"We're just having a feel on what is expected from us switching from 7s to 15s is not a big challenge because we both have had experience playing union but at the end of the day is just rugby.

"We're going on to the pre-season competition and everything will come in to place when we begin our league which starts in January."

Vici has urged his fellow players that nothing is impossible if you believe in what you do.

"The players need to work hard in their support system. There were some areas where Jasa Veremalua broke the opponents defence and he needed the support, but the players were still behind. Overall their defence was great, I love watching our gladiators play."








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62390.6049
JPY 56.369653.3696
GBP 0.36040.3524
EUR 0.41060.3986
NZD 0.69380.6608
AUD 0.63130.6063
USD 0.50390.4869

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 19th, January, 2018

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Pay clarity
  2. Serevi, Ryan believe Tuwai can deliver
  3. Perrie to move in with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
  4. Boat was not in use, says skipper
  5. Sharma: Times 'misleading' parents, public
  6. ATS Impasse: Management applies for withdrawal
  7. Editor's reply
  8. Appeal dismissed
  9. Swimming for an education
  10. ATS Impasse: Tribunal orders return of all workers in 48 hours

Top Stories this Week

  1. Trip turns tragic Thursday (18 Jan)
  2. Love will keep us together Sunday (14 Jan)
  3. $100 a day Sunday (14 Jan)
  4. Mela beats the odds Thursday (18 Jan)
  5. Capt William calls it a day after 45 years Sunday (14 Jan)
  6. Nadi man dies in crash Wednesday (17 Jan)
  7. Tube ride to school Thursday (18 Jan)
  8. National strike if no resolution, says FTUC Sunday (14 Jan)
  9. Teachers transfer policy Monday (15 Jan)
  10. Man attacks partner Monday (15 Jan)