2020 Tokyo Olympics: Fijiana secure semi-final spot dumping defending Gold medalists out of competition
30 July, 2021, 9:50 pm
The Fijiana side is through to the semi-final of the Tokyo Olympics after shocking defending champions Australia 14-12 in the quarter-finals.
Alowesi Nakoci gave Fiji a dream start with a try early on as Fiji led 7-nil.
Ana Maria Naimasi scored Fiji’s second as they extended the lead to 14-nil.
Vasiti Solikoviti was sin binned for a high tackle as Fiji was reduced to six players.
Faith Nathan grabbed a try back for Australia as Fiji’s lead was reduced to 14-5 at half-time.
Australia scored a late try but it wasn’t enough as Fiji progressed to the semi-finals.