Baber admitted in hospital; expected to join team on Friday

Fiji Airways Fiji sevens head coach Gareth Baber keeps a close eye on Livai Ikanikoda and other players during their training session at Albert Park in Suva. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU/FILE

FIJI Airways Fiji 7s coach Gareth Baber is expected to depart the country on Friday to join his team in London.

Fiji Rugby Union CEO John O’Connor has confirmed that Baber is admitted at the MIOT hospital in Suva.

The national coach has a bacterial infection.

O’Connor has confirmed that Baber will undergo a review tomorrow after which his travel on Friday will be confirmed.

Meanwhile, the Fiji 7s team departed our shores for the London 7s earlier today.

Fiji is pooled with Samoa, Kenya and France at the meet.

The London 7s will be played from the 25th to the 27th of this month.

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