Samoa 7s player returns home from Dubai after new-born baby contracts measles

Samoan head coach Sir Gordon Tietjens making his way during the 2019 Oceania Sevens tournament at the ANZ Stadium in Suva on Thursday, November 07, 2019. Piture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

APIA, 03 DECEMBER 2019 (TVNZ) – A Samoan 7s player had to leave Dubai and head home to Samoa for a family emergency. Manu Samoa Sevens player Laaloi Leilua’s four-week-old baby girl has contracted measles as the deadly outbreak of the disease continues in the nation. Samoa 7s Head Coach Sir Gordon Tietjens confirmed Leilua’s […]

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