Fiji beats a determined Spanish side 35–21 in the Hong Kong 7s
Fijian 7s magician Iowane Teba on fire again

Fiji beats a determined Spanish side 35–21 in the Hong Kong 7s

Fijian 7s magician Iowane Teba on fire again

By Alifereti Sakiasi
Saturday 05/11/2022
[Photo: World Rugby]

The Fiji Airways Men’s 7s team continued their fine performance in the Hong Kong 7s after beating a determined Spanish side 35–21.

The Spanish shocked the Fijians early in the game with a strong attack resulting in them scoring the first try of the match.

Magician Iowane Teba hit back immediately for Fiji scoring beneath the posts to level the points at 7 all.

A try by Waisea Nacuqu extended Fiji’s lead to 14–7 at half time.

Teba scored again for Fiji in the second half, while debutant Josevani Soro crossed the try line as well.

Spain hit back with two tries, however it was not enough as Filipe Sauturaga sealed the win for Fiji.

In other matches today, Ireland beat Canada 19–17, Argentina stunned Kenya 26–7 and USA beat Japan 35–22.

Fiji’s last pool match against USA is at 8pm tonight.

The cup quarterfinals will begin at 3.25pm Sunday, the cup semifinals will begin at 7.45pm Sunday and the cup final will kick off at 11pm Sunday.


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