November 08, 2012
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Dere names 16-member squad for 2nd leg

By Sunil Sharma

Fiji 7s coach Alifereti Dere today released the names of 16 players for the second leg of the HSBC World Sevens Series in Dubai and Port Elizabeth.

Former skipper Setefano Cakau is a notable inclusion in the team while four members of the Gold Coast 7s winning team; Levani Botia, Joji Ragamate, Alipate Ratini and Ilai Tinai have also made the cut.

The 16 member squad will march into camp next week Monday at the Queen Elizabeth barracks in Nabua.

The Digicel sponsored team currently lies on the top spot on the HSBC/IRB World 7s Series points table with 22 points ahead of New Zealand (19), South Africa (17), Kenya (15) and Argentina (13).

The Dubai leg will be played on November 30 and December 1 and Fiji will open its campaign in Dubai against Spain before taking on Scotland and Kenya.

The 16 member squad is as follows:
Lemeki  Sukanabola, Ilai Tinai, Inia Tukere, Setefano Cakau, Isikeli Vuruna, Levani Botia, Gasaudua Tube, Joji Ragamate, Maleli Bula, John Stewart, Alipate Raitini, Vilitati  Nadialobo, Ratu Levula, Peni Vaciloa, Sevuloni Lutu, Peni Maka.

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