Fri 2 Apr 2021 | 07:51

Tonga confirms coaching appointment

Tonga confirms coaching appointment
Fri 2 Apr 2021 | 07:51
Tonga confirms coaching appointment
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NEWS: Former Wallaby back row forward Toutai Kefu has been reappointed as coach of the Tongan team until the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.

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There were 35 applicants for the position and Kefu, who coached Tonga from 2016 through to the 2019 World Cup in Japan, was a “unanimous choice”, The Tonga Rugby Union Board said in a statement.

“Toutai led a positive team culture… which positively impacted performance,” the board said.

Tonga Rugby chief executive Peter Harding said Kefu would immediately start work selecting and preparing a squad for their World Cup qualifying matches in July.

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