Fiery encounter expected between American Samoa and Tahiti

first_imgBoth teams have recorded one loss and one win so far.Tahiti is in second place on the ladder with 5 points.Newcomers, American Samoa are in third place also on 5 points.Captain of American Samoa, Dave Collis says a lot has been learnt from the first two games and the team will lift their performance this weekend.“Training has gone well. Our defence has been the problem and we’ve been training extra hard this week to fix this.”“We’ll take our set phases one at a time and enforce what we’ve been practising,” said Collins.Team manager for Tahiti, Charles Tauziet said preparations this week had been affected with four players struggling with injuries.He said this has forced changes to the line-up.Tauziet pointed out areas where the team was looking to improve.“Communication and discipline was the problem in our first two games. We’ve addressed that this week. “We know American Samoa are a good team and we need our forwards and backs to step up,” said Tauziet.The game kicks off 1pm at the Sir John Guise stadium.last_img