Nagasau rested for Cape Town, Dubai

Rusila Nagasau looks to offload during the Fijiana 7s team training session at Albert Park in Suva on Wednesday, August 31, 2022. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

Fiji Airways Fijiana 7s captain Rusila Nagasau has missed out on the selection for the Dubai and Cape Town tournaments.

According to the Fiji Rugby Union, team’s head coach Saiasi Fuli said Nagasau had been rested for the next two tournaments which had given an opportunity to other players to show their talent on the world stage.

Fijiana 15s players Talei Wilson, Ilisapeci Delaiwau and former schools track athlete champion Younis Bese are expected to make their debut in the 7s code next weekend.

Fiji Corrections Service officer Rejieli Daveua will captain the side.

The Fiji Airways Fijiana 7s side is pooled with Ireland, Spain and Japan

Fiji Airways Fijiana 7s squad: 1. Vani Buleki, 2. Ivamere Nabura, 3. Verenaisi Bari, 4. Rejieli Daveua, 5. Talei Wilson, 6. Sesenieli Donu, 7. Lavena Cavuru, 8. Viniana Riwai, 9. Reapi Uluinasau, 10. Ana Maria Naimasi, 1. Aloesi Nakoci, 12. Ilisapeci Delaiwau, 13.Younis Bese.

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