Key weapon

Jasa Veremalua prepares to pass the ball while Waisea Nacuqu pulls his jersey during the Fiji Airways Fiji 7s team training session in London. Picture: SUPPLIED

TEAMWORK will be the key weapon to successfully guide the Fiji Airways Fiji 7s team to win the Paris 7s tournament and the overall HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series title this weekend. This is according to Rio Olympics Fiji 7s gold medallist robust winger Josua Tuisova after helping the side to win at last weekend’s London 7s.

The Toulon-based superstar admitted that teamwork was the main contributing factor to their win in London.

He said the side would deliver the goods provided the players maintained the camaraderie and team solidarity they had throughout this season.

Tuisova said the side would not be affected by his absence likewise for his Toulon teammate Semi Radradra.

He said the side had the material to win the series and the onus was on the boys to play as a team.

Nicknamed the “Bus”, Tuisova said the inclusion of Semi Kunatani would further boost the team’s campaign.

Tuisova said the side had the material to deliver the goods for the nation.

“I have faith in the players and I know for a fact this is a good team,” he said.

“If they continue to work together like they have been doing in previous tournaments I am confident they will win the series. “Teamwork and the brotherhood in the team will be their key weapon in France and the inclusion of France-based players will boost the morale of the players.”

Fiji leads the overall points table with 167 while South Africa has 160.

The Jerry Tuwai-captained side only need to finish third in Paris to win the world 7s title series.

The side has been drawn in a tough pool alongside New Zealand, Samoa and Kenya.

The first game against Samoa is tomorrow night 8.50pm followed by Kenya at 11.24. Fiji’s last pool game against New Zealand is at 5.14am on Sunday.

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