Massive opportunity for Fiji – Qera

Date published: September 14 2015

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Fiji captain Akapusi Qera wants to cause an opening day shock at the World Cup when he leads his charges against England at Twickenham on Friday.

The former Gloucester back-row, who was a team-mate of Jonny May and Ben Morgan, skippers a Fijian outfit that recently won the Pacific Nations Cup.

And he is confident the islanders can give England a real test this week.

"We've been picked for this squad for a reason, and that is to play against England and do all we can to topple them on their home ground," he told Sky Sports.

"This World Cup in England is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: we're not going to let it pass us by."

"Friday night is a massive, massive opportunity for Fiji."

Fiji are fourth favourites to win Pool A and after taking on England will meet Australia, Wales and finally Uruguay as they look to make the knockouts.

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