APIA: 19 Nov 2008: The Samoa Sevens Team were today given a an encouraging farewell address by their sponsor, Samoa International Finance Authority (SIFA) as the team makes their way to Dubai for the Dubai Sevens.
Central Bank of Samoa, Governor Leasi Papalii Tommy Scanlan wished the team all the best and issued words of encouragement to the hopeful players.
The farewell meeting was also the unveiling the teams new uniform donated by SIFA.
“Well we will continue our support for the team,” said Scanlan.
Coach of the sevens team Galumalemana Rudolf Moor spoke on the behalf of the sevens team saying: “We are very pleased and thankful towards the support of SIFA”
The team departed Samoa today at 3pm.
Their first game will take place on the 27th in Dubai.
The Manu Samoa Dubai Sevens schedule
– (Thursday) 27-11-2008 7:58pm
Samoa – France
– (Friday) 28-11-2008 12:54am
Samoa – Georgia
– (Friday) 20-11-2008 4:34am
Samoa – Argentina.