From Team Manager: Va’aelua Aloi Alesana
HEIDELBERG, GERMANY, TUESDAY 10 JULY 2018: Manu Samoa arrived safely in Germany on Sunday 8 July at 2:00 pm and is staying at Hotel NH Hirschberg Heidelberg, which is about an hours drive to the Frankfurt International Airport.
The team had its first training yesterday (Monday 9 July 2018) and everyone is training well except for a couple of players who are recovering from minor injuries.
The weather is similar to Samoa except it is dry heat here in Germany.
A few of the boys’ relatives have visited us at the hotel and it is anticipated that we will have several supporters for our team here in Germany.
The game will be played at the:
Venue: Fritz Grunebaum Sports Park, Heidelberg.
Kickoff: 16:00 hrs (3:00 am – Samoan time)
Date: Sat 14 July 2018 (Sunday 15 July 2018 – Samoan time)
Head coach Fuimaono T. Tafua, the Manu Samoa management and the whole team, would like to thank our supporters around the world for messages supporting and encouraging the team for this Saturday’s game.
The team to play Germany for the second RWC qualifier will be named on Thursday. Faafetai,
Va’aelua Aloi Alesana